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Dessert Upgrade: Peppermint Mocha Mousse Recipe

Dessert Upgrade: Peppermint Mocha Mousse Recipe

Hey, mama. I see you. Juggling not only your schedule, but your kids' schedules, home school/virtual learning, plus prepping for the holidays. This is your reminder that you are sleighin' it! Pardon the holiday pun. 😉 But, I mean it. I get that this time of year can...

Heidi’s Favorite Stocking Stuffers + Giveaway

Heidi’s Favorite Stocking Stuffers + Giveaway

You guys, let's talk about stocking stuffers, the most underrated part of Christmas gifting. You know what they say...good things come in small packages, 😉 and that's reason enough for me to fill these things to the dang brim! Think about allllll the goodies—from gift...

Heidi’s Holiday Gift Guide and Giveaway 2020

Heidi’s Holiday Gift Guide and Giveaway 2020

You guys, the magical, but also exhausting holiday season is here, and Mrs. Claus has a lot of stuff on her to-do list...like, more than normal. The pitter-patter you hear isn't that of reindeer. Oh no, that sound is the ever-present tiny feet now that our homes have...

Going Bananas for the Best Banana Bread + Muffin Recipe

Going Bananas for the Best Banana Bread + Muffin Recipe

Before we hit our turkey tryptophan-induced comas and the Black Friday craziness, are you ready to eat some additional excitement?! Ha. Whether you're trying to get rid of any extra ingredients you may have gone a little overboard on at the store, or you're just...

Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover: Divorce and Other Life Lessons

Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover: Divorce and Other Life Lessons

I have said a lot of prayers, shed a lot of tears, and then learned how to laugh a lot of belly laughs in 2020. With the pandemic, social issues, and then what's going on in my own home with divorce number two, this year has been tough, guys. But, in spite of all the...

Anti-Aging Secrets: Hydrate Your Skin

Anti-Aging Secrets: Hydrate Your Skin

While the kids are gearing up to partake in some Halloween tricks or treats this weekend, know that they don't have to be the only ones wearing a mask. Moms, this Halloween it's time for you to do a little less tricking and a little more treating in the form of...

Working Moms: The Glory and the Struggle

Working Moms: The Glory and the Struggle

Being a busy working mom is not for the faint of heart. Daily, I am faced with guilt—both self-imposed and slung from society—about my choice to pursue a career. I am not around for every class party, I do not stay up late making handmade Valentines, and every lunch...

How to Lose 10 Pounds If You Hate Vegetables

How to Lose 10 Pounds If You Hate Vegetables

Before you reorganize your pantry or do a detailed cleansing of your fridge, step away from the salad you're dreading eating because there's some good news: You don’t necessarily need to eat vegetables to lose weight! You guys, you heard that right! Don't get me...

Falling for Apple Season + This Quick Apple Snack

Falling for Apple Season + This Quick Apple Snack

There's nothing like apples and pumpkin spice everything to make an Arizona girl feel like it's fall, despite the hot as heck temperatures. While I may not be leaf peeping, I am enjoying the simple benefits of easy snacks, especially when it comes to apples....

The Unsung Hero of Spices: Turmeric + a Golden Milk Recipe

The Unsung Hero of Spices: Turmeric + a Golden Milk Recipe

The days are starting to get shorter, guys, unless you're set up to do virtual learning, in which case, those days drag on and on...Ha! Kidding. Kind of. And since we're starting to enjoy that golden hour a little earlier in the day, I thought, "Why not share one of...

How to Find Strength in Our Struggles

How to Find Strength in Our Struggles

Remember when we celebrated the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020? I think it's safe to say so many of us were hoping that THIS would be our year, that 2020 would finally be the year we did the thing...we lost the weight we've been carrying around, we went back to...

Back to School Workout Ideas: From Toddlers to Teens to You!

Back to School Workout Ideas: From Toddlers to Teens to You!

Back to school equals "back-to-reality," and for the Powell Pack, that means new norm, new schools, and all four in various sports (cue the eye roll and extra long sigh). Between running little Rubes to dance, Marley to gymnastics, Matix to basketball, and Cash to...

Less Is More: Accomplish Your Goals by Saying NO!

Less Is More: Accomplish Your Goals by Saying NO!

When I look back over this last year and I think of where I want 2021 to take me, there's only one word that comes to mind: Pivot. When I think of the growth I've done personally and professionally over the last year, there's really no other word that does it justice....

Get Smart: Tonal Home Gym Review

Get Smart: Tonal Home Gym Review

Like most people, 2020 rocked my entire world…including my fitness world. COVID and quarantine were tough emotionally, physically, and financially. It cost millions of people their lives or quality of life, and it even resulted in enormous shifts in our culture....

Starbucks Coffee Swap: What Is My Coffee Order?

Starbucks Coffee Swap: What Is My Coffee Order?

In case we haven't met, I'd like to introduce myself to you: Heidi Powell. Business woman, mom of four, and Starbucks addict. I mean...maybe "addict" is a bit much, but it's definitely getting serious between me and the Sbux. 😉 I've been ordering the SAME drink...

Prioritize YOU: Why Work/Life Balance Matters in 2021

Prioritize YOU: Why Work/Life Balance Matters in 2021

  As we close the book on the psychological thriller that was 2020, I've been thinking a lot about what I want Chapter 1 of 2021 to look like. If there's one thing I'm sure of, it's that 2020 opened my eyes to a lot of things. While there's no denying it was a...