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Fun “Stay at Home” Ideas for Memorial Day

Fun “Stay at Home” Ideas for Memorial Day

If your Memorial Day is looking a little different this year, you're not alone. Social distancing may mean we can't get physically close to some of our friends and family, but it certainly doesn't mean we can't still honor what this day truly means and remember those...

Get Outside and Celebrate Earth Day!

Get Outside and Celebrate Earth Day!

If you stop and look around, this planet we live on is pretty dang amazing! Amidst all of the craziness of our daily lives, I think we tend to take for granted the beauty and magnificence of the Earth. I love that Earth Day makes us all pause and celebrate taking care...

Feel the Burn: 5 Ways to Work Out at Home

Feel the Burn: 5 Ways to Work Out at Home

Once upon a time, in what feels like a far, far away land, there lived a princess who LOVED lifting weights 👸. She would visit this magical kingdom, called the gym, every single day and tone her shoulders and core and sculpt her booty. The best part? She would put on...

Top 5 Powell Pack Approved At-Home Easter Basket Ideas

Top 5 Powell Pack Approved At-Home Easter Basket Ideas

Any normal year, you'll find me scrounging around the clearance aisle a couple of days before Easter searching for items to make a great basket so that I don't get in trouble with the Easter bunny (and my kids)! The hustle and bustle of life can make that Pinterest...

11 Tips for Stress Management

11 Tips for Stress Management

Do you ever feel so overwhelmed that you're tempted to just hide in your room all day? Guys, it happens to all of us. Life isn't easy. Yes, it's beautiful, but it also has moments of complete and utter heaviness, and sometimes that feeling is hard to escape. I think...

Powell Packed-Approved Quick + Easy Waffle Recipes

Powell Packed-Approved Quick + Easy Waffle Recipes

Two weeks ago, life was go, go, go, and the idea of making a hot breakfast for my kids every morning was laughable, to say the least! Nowadays, I’m making multi-course meals just to pass the time! Kidding…kinda’. But really, staying indoors and slowing life down a bit...

Immune-Boosting Tips to Stay Fit + Healthy

Immune-Boosting Tips to Stay Fit + Healthy

What a crazy week this has been, amiright?! Spring break has an entirely new meaning, especially for those around the country with school closures. If you're feeling panicked about COVID-19, know that you're not alone. What's going on in the world and in our country...

International Women’s Day: Life Lessons for My Daughters

International Women’s Day: Life Lessons for My Daughters

"A mother who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually vaccinates her daughter against low self-esteem." - Naomi Wolf This International Women's Day has got me thinking pretty hard about my job as a mother, especially when I've been handed the gift and...

Shake + Bake: Two Samoa Cookie-Inspired Recipes

Shake + Bake: Two Samoa Cookie-Inspired Recipes

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Yes, I realize that Christmas is over, but I'm talking about everyone's OTHER favorite time of the year: Girl Scout Cookie time! It's hard to avoid this "holiday." Maybe it's your daughter, neighbor, or the girls standing...

Consistency Is Key: How to Make Your Fitness Goals a Reality

Consistency Is Key: How to Make Your Fitness Goals a Reality

Doesn’t it seem like life NEVER slows down?? With four kids—each with their own hobbies and interests, a business to run, and a husband to love, it seems like I am constantly living in chaos, and I know I’m not the only one! Life is just dang hectic. So how do you...

Why Loving Yourself Is Better Than a Magic Weight Loss Pill

Why Loving Yourself Is Better Than a Magic Weight Loss Pill

It's the month of love, and it's always during this month that I'm reminded to step back and check in with the most important person...me. Think about it. When was the last time you stopped to ask yourself how you're doing? I know, that's easier said than done as I'm...

Leave the Back to School Grind Behind: Take Some YOU Time

Leave the Back to School Grind Behind: Take Some YOU Time

Now, more than ever, it's super important that you're taking care of YOU. You have to be mom, cook, maid, employee or business owner, and teacher, all wrapped into one. It's easy to go from zero to 100 on the stress meter. This six letter word can wreak havoc not only...

Keep It Simple: My Morning Routine

Keep It Simple: My Morning Routine

Ever feel like your days are impossibly long and you couldn't possibly squeeze in another routine or task? Well, I'm here to tell you that research shows that people with morning routines are more productive when compared to those who just wing it. So maybe, the piece...

Taste the Rainbow: Best Ways to Eat More Fruits + Veggies

Taste the Rainbow: Best Ways to Eat More Fruits + Veggies

How many times have you gone to the grocery store, stacked your cart sky-high full of fresh, yummy produce, ready to conquer a week full of temptation, only to end up letting those apples rot or that lettuce wilt? Well, you're not alone! I...

Meal Prep Magic: Instant Pot = Easy + Quick Meal Prep

Meal Prep Magic: Instant Pot = Easy + Quick Meal Prep

Guys, I want to introduce you to meal prep magic: the instant pot. You know I'm a huge lover of meal prep, aka the weekly hack that saves me HOURS in the kitchen and saves my kids from complaining about dish duty night after night! Ha! Whether you're cooking for only...