Sunday, March 13, 2016

Choice, Chance, Change

I am simply in awe of how much I have been able to achieve in just a short time. Not only am I loosing weight, getting fit and making better food choices for me and my family but I have grown as a person and have been able to contribute to our income.
I am SO ready to help YOU strive for financial freedom while achieving Your fitness goals!
How cool is it that you could get paid to workout and get fit? I know the idea is just mind boggling... I am inviting YOU, yes, YOU, the one reading this post, to join me in this journey! I have learned so much and I want to GIVE you all my knowledge and the knowledge of other super smart ladies in my team. YOU CAN DO THIS! I am Proof! smile emoticon
>>In December I made the choice to get fit.
>>I took a chance at becoming a Beachbody coach to not only help myself but others as well.
>>The change has been simply AMAZING.
I can not wait to see what the future has for me and my family, this opportunity has been more than I could imagine!
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Can't wait to see what we can do together! Let's Do This!

Have a GREAT weekend dear followers!

Friday, March 11, 2016

Whipped out the CDs

After Little Sister was out of diapers, I couldn't bring myself to get rid my cloth diaper stash. I have held onto them for 5 years, yes, I said it 5 YEARS. Every time I came across the rubbermaid with my stash in it, I just Ooohed and Aaahhed and then replaced the top and stored them away. Well, I decided this week to bust out the CDs and use them on LiL Man.

I will TOTALLY and gladly admit, I have MISSED having a baby in cloth diapers! There is just something special about that over-sized FLUFFY bum that sends warm fuzzy feelings up and down my body. Oh how I have missed them so. It was like reacquainting myself with an old friend.

I feel the need to do some Cloth Diaper research again. I mean, I've been out of the loop for 5 years, there has GOT to be new advancements in Cloth Diapers right? I feel like a giddy school girl, anxious and excited to see her crush in school.

This week has actually gone REALLY well.  All of the diapers that I have that are Gender Neutral are One Size Pockets and he is easily fitting into them at 5 months old, with plenty of room to grow. I had been having issued with him leaking and having horrible poo explosions with disposables,  and every time we have used the cloth diapers I am once again amazed that those issues just disappear. Oh how I have missed them so.

So for all those new mama's entering the world or cloth diapering or those that are re-entering it, like me, welcome to the club and its nice to share this experience once again!

If you have a moment, leave me a comment and tell me your FAVORITE cloth diaper brand. Are there any great new ones out there?

Have a beautiful day dear followers,

Wednesday, March 09, 2016

The Young Messiah

Have you ever wondered what Jesus was like as a child? Obviously, he was raised by Mary and Joseph, but what would it have been like to be Jesus' parents? 

Parenting isn't easy and I can only imagine the trials they went through as parents. 

March 11, 2016, a movie about young Jesus is being released, The Young Messiah.

Inspired by Scripture and rooted in history, The Young Messiah imagines a year in the boyhood of Jesus. Remaining true to the character of Jesus revealed in the Bible, this story is an inspirational story about the childhood of the Savior for the whole family.

When the mystery of Jesus’ divinity begins to unfold in His early years, He turns to His parents for answers. But Mary and Joseph, in an effort to protect their child, are afraid to reveal all they know. How do you explain the ways of the world to its Creator? How do you teach the Teacher? How do you help the Savior who came to save you?
Follow the young Messiah as He and His family take the extraordinary journey from Egypt to Nazareth and on to Jerusalem – where His true identity and profound destiny are revealed.
Check out  The Young Messiah “Parenting” featurette and leave a comment with how the holy family inspires YOU and what it means for family to support and protect each other.

Sound interesting to you? Me too!!!

Sooooo, with the help oRibbow Media Group I am offering my readers a chance to win 2 AMC Movie Tickets to see The Young Messiah! Each household is only eligible to win 2 AMC Movie Tickets via blog reviews and giveaways. Only one entrant per mailing address per giveaway. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you will not be eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.

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Hope you are having a beautiful day dear followers!

Disclaimer: I was not paid to complete this blog post, however, I am working with Ribbow Media Group, they supplied these materials for me as well as provided the giveaway items.

Thursday, March 03, 2016

Rollin' Rollin' Rollin'

My sweet Lil Man is FIVE months old today! How did that happen? I don't know if it is because he is my last baby and I am trying to savor every moment of him being a baby or what but is seems like time is just FLYING. It seems like EVERYDAY he does something new, it is wild! With the girls I just don't remember them growing SO fast. Lil Man is Five months old and has mastered rolling. WHAT? Yes, rolling, which means I am in SO much trouble soon. After rolling comes crawling and after crawling comes WALKING! What am I going to do? I imagine he is going to be a lot like Little Sister and walk at an early age, he adores his Sisters and I just know he is itching to follow them around and join in on all their fun. I'm not going to lie though, I would be more than happy if he decides to wait as long as Big Sis did to walk. She was 13 months old before she took her first steps.

Oh the joys of being a MOM!

What are your little ones up to these days? Leave me a comment, I'd love to hear your stories!

Have a blessed day dear followers,

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

22 Minute Hard Corps

I posted this on my personal facebook page but want to share with my dear followers as well!
During the Super Bowl I had a rare opportunity to try out the newest workout program through Beachbody, 22 Minute Hard Corps, before it was released. I will spare you my silly video, it was definitely um, well, we'll just say interesting lol. However, despite it being out of my current workout level (I'll get there some day) there are several reasons why I LOVED it...
1) It was Challenging yet had a modifier so you could take it at a slower pace if needed but still keep moving.
2) Participants in the videos are real US Military Veterans, which totally rocks!
3) The workouts are only 22 minutes, hence the name 22 Minute Hard Corps, so totally doable with a busy schedule.
This PT style workout would be awesome for people who have experience and love FOCUS T25, P90X3, P90X, are looking for something challenging, prepping for Basic Training, are Veterans that still want to keep their military muscles, or those in physically demanding jobs like Police Officers and Fireman. And I'm not just saying this is great for men, I imagine it'd be great for ladies wanting to get toned and bikini ready for summer.
 I wanted you all to know about the deal they are offering new & existing customers and new Coaches until March 31,2016. You can get a free PT Sandbag, a $35 value, with the all-new 22 Minute Hard Corps and Shakeology Challenge Pack. With this Challenge Pack, customers will receive the 22 Minute Hard Corps fitness program, Shakeology, and a free 30-day trial membership to the Team Beachbody Club, plus the PT Sandbag – an easy-to-use training tool that helps sculpt and tone your entire body.
If you want to check it out or order you can check it out here:
OR comment on this post and I will send you a message and can go over any questions you may have!
OHHH OHHH OHHH and something SUPER cool that I found out the other day...
In celebration of the 22 Minute Hard Corps launch, Beachbody is partnering with "The Mission Continues" whose mission is to help empower veterans who are adjusting to life at home to find purpose through community impact. Veteran Fellows from The Mission Continues harness strength and skills learned in the military and apply them to volunteering with non-profits in their community. They're giving $5 for every 22 Minute Hard Corps Kit or Challenge Pack sold in March, up to $500K, which will go towards empowering up to 50 Fellows.
To find out more about the Mission Continues visit:

Have a blessed day dear followers,

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Results may vary. Exercise and proper diet are necessary to achieve and maintain weight loss and muscle definition.
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Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Blessings All Around

Welcome to March!

When I think of March, I get a tingling hope of Spring. This past week has given us a glimpse of Spring with new life. Two of our does freshened, each with a healthy set of twins.

Mary cleaning one of her kids
Ruby cleaning one of her kids
 The first doe, Mary, one of my first two originals, freshened with a buck and doe. Ruby followed the next day with a beautiful set of twin does. Thankfully, I was able to be present for their births. Ruby did wonderful delivering her first doe, but the second one took her sweet time and then ended up being stuck in the wrong position. I had to reach in and rearrange her a bit so that she could make her grand entrance into the world. As nervous and impatient as I get around kidding season it also gives me feelings of joy, hope, wonder, amazement, and awe. I can't put into words how blessed I feel to witness these births and each time it is so special to me.

Mary and her kids

Ruby and her kids

I am eager to for Spring to get here, as we have decided to once again raise a small flock of chickens for eggs and this year will dabble in raising meat rabbits as well. Our garden last year produced so much that I had wished I knew how to can. This year my goal is to do some research and learn to can so I can save our harvest and lower our grocery bill. I am also very excited for the apple trees to fill once again. I found an awesome recipe for apple pie last year and it tasted especially divine using our very own apples. We also have a cherry tree, which I didn't take advantage of last year but I hope to figure out something to do with the cherries as well.

What are your plans for Spring? Leave me a comment and tell me all about it, plus I'd love some tips about raising rabbits!

Have a wonderful day dear followers!


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