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Thank you to the participating brands for sending items my way for review. I've included items I genuinely love and think are super gifts to help boost mom's mental health.We do Christmas big here around Mom of the Year, and according to my Christmas cactus, even though it's not yet Thanksgiving, Christmastime is officially here! Did you know this is my NINTH holiday gift guide?! And just like every year, we have a nifty giveaway to go along with it. Make sure to enter through the Rafflecopter at the end of the post!This year has likely been the most challenging ...

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We’ve all heard how important protein is, and yet, many of us don’t get nearly enough protein in ourdiets every day. This is because we often underestimate just how much protein we need in order forus to live a healthy life.Getting more protein into your diet is essential, but it can be hard. Luckily, we’re here to help byguiding you through a few things that may make it easier for you to get more protein every day.Eat a variety of protein typesNot all proteins are created equally, and we’ll talk about that soon. However, if you are constantlyeating just chicken ...

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Tips for Having the Best Christmas Holiday

Christmas is many people's favorite time of the year across the world. However, it does always bring with it a sense of stress and anxiety in its lead-up. This can come from worrying about who you are inviting to your home or if you are traveling to see family, how much money you are going to spend, and worrying how much turkey you need for the dinner. Fortunately, there are plenty of things you can do to mitigate these worries. Here is a little advice for you to enjoy this wonderful time of the year no matter your situation.CouriersOne of ...

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Our Missing Hearts Book Club Discussion

Thanks to my dearest book club partner, Carrie of carriedawayreading for bringing our virtual book club's this month's Our Missing Hearts book club discussion. Also, I am absolutely stealing her term "auto-buy" (read on ;) )!Our Missing Hearts Book Club DiscussionCeleste Ng has officially become an auto-buy for me! Her first book, Everything I Never Told You, simply blew me away. Her second novel, Little Fires Everywhere, blew everyone away and lead to a television series featuring Kerry Washington and Reese Witherspoon.Ms. Ng has such a skilled and smooth way of sneaking you into these families, into their lives, and ...

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