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Strength Has No Gender and Neither Does My Career!

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #StrengthHasNoGender #CollectiveBias Strength Has No Gender™ Gender should not be something that interferes in the workplace. We all know that. Does it happen? Of course it does, unfortunately. I started my career in the technical support world about 16 years ago. It was something that, in a way, chose me. I went to school for accounting … [Read more...]

Get in Shape Gift Ideas at DICK’S Sporting Goods

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After having our last baby, baby number five, in September I am ready to get in shape. I need to lose those extra pounds once and for all. With the New Year comes new fitness goals and I'm thankful Christmas is right around the corner so I can give all of my get in shape gift ideas to my husband on my Christmas list! I know so many mamas that are working hard to get in shape after baby and I've partnered with DICK'S Sporting Goods to tell you all … [Read more...]

Jord Wood Watches for Women – THE Summertime Accessory

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Watches for women are not always easy for me to find or love. When it's hot I don't like a lot of jewelry on or anything heavy on my wrist. When I was offered a watch from Jord Wood Watches in exchange for review I quickly took them up on the offer. Their watches for women are gorgeous and unique, who wouldn't want the chance to review one?! Of the Jord watches for women, I was given several options to choose from. I decided to go with the … [Read more...]

Celebrate Every Occasion with Customized Jewelry from Origami Owl

Customized Jewelry from Origami Owl

I'll be honest, I don't wear a lot of jewelry. There are a few companies that I will go crazy over though and Origami Owl is one of them. I wanted an Origami Owl necklace for a very long time. I bought my first necklace last year and I only bought the top piece of the locket and a chain and some charms. I was left without the back to put it all together. It sat in my drawer for way too long before I got to actually enjoy it. Do me a favor … [Read more...]

Help Yourself and Others with the “Hope” Project from SckoonCup

Hope from SckoonCup

I'm a big advocate of making small green changes. I'm an even bigger advocate if that small green change is also healthier for us as women! When it comes to menstrual products I have completely gotten rid of anything not reusable. I'm 100% using a menstrual cup and cloth pads and I've never been happier with my period. (Yes, that's possible.) ;) The SckoonCup is easy to use and is a product I trust. Sckoon Organics began in 2003 and they … [Read more...]

Employee Recognition on a Budget – It Can Be Done

Employee Recognition Tips

The post is sponsored; however, all opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Having worked in corporate America for nearly twenty years, I've seen a lot of good and bad things when it comes to how employees are treated. One thing that's remained consistent is how the act of employee recognition positively impacts the company and the people working there. I've experienced working in a large corporation and a small … [Read more...]

How to Feel Energized without Caffeinated Drinks

How to feel energized

Do you ever have mornings where you are simply so tired that you just cannot get yourself out of bed?! I know I certainly do. You feel like you just need a good pick me up, like a cup of coffee or an energy drink. Unfortunately, these things are not great for your body and although they do give you energy and make you feel more awake, they can also do damage to your body, your teeth, and your health if they are used too often. Have you been … [Read more...]

Green Your Period with Help from Lunette

Green Your Period with Lunette

The New Year is here. How many of you have resolutions to be more green? Have you ever considered greening your period? We women have to deal with a menstrual cycle each and every month so why not use green products that are actually healthier for us!? I recently received the Lunette menstrual cup for review. It's a great way to green your period! Green Your Period with Lunette The Lunette menstrual cup is a reusable menstrual cup that … [Read more...]

Celebrate Winter with the Gift of Handmade Jewelry

handmade jewelry

Handmade items are always a hit with me. I love seeing creativity at it's best. Jewelry is something I love but don't often buy for myself. It's just one of those extras I don't focus on. When I get the gift of jewelry though I am always delighted. Handmade jewelry is a plus! When I first saw the gorgeous creations from Sweet Charm Elegance my heart skipped a beat! First, you have to understand me with the color blue. I am drawn to it. Like … [Read more...]

Loving Fall Thanks to prAna and Stonyfield #JustBeYou

Stonyfield Layers in Oh My Yog #JustBeYou

As a Stonyfield Yo-Getter I received items from Stonyfield and prAna in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Fall is here in Michigan and although it's been very, very mild thus far we have had some chilly days. I love the cooler temps and watching the leaves change colors. It's also great chance for me to be me and enjoy some cozy attire! Being comfortable is always a priority. When I … [Read more...]

5 Dating Mistakes

Dating mistakes

If you are reading this article, I assume that you have been actively searching for love. Perhaps you have already registered on various dating sites or already found a relationship that will certainly lead to the long-expected wedding ceremony. Meanwhile, you have certainly tried to go on dates. Therefore, this topic will be interesting for every woman who dreams of a true and at the same time romantic relationship. Going on dates is … [Read more...]

Poor Air Quality and Pregnancy

Poor air Quality and pregnacy

Poor air quality and pregnancy? Yes, ladies...that's right. We have something else to concern ourselves with. Even not being pregnant I worry about things like this with my children. It's just a part of life but here's what we can do. Does Bad Air Quality Cause Birthing Problems? There are already so many risks that women need to concern themselves with when they become pregnant. All of a sudden, you have to watch what you eat, the sort of … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why You Should Change to Reusable Menstrual Products

Why you should switch to reusable menstrual products

This post was created as part of the SckoonCup Review Campaign in which I am a financially compensated blogger. The opinions are my own and based on my own experience. After being on my mission to make small changes for my family to be more green, up until one year ago I wouldn't even consider reusable menstrual products as a greener option for myself. I was among to majority who had in my mind that it was "gross". Late last spring I made the … [Read more...]

Sitara Collections make Perfect Gifts for the Ladies: Moms, Sisters, Friends and more!

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When asked what I want for Christmas, jewelry is always on top of my list. Although I don't have much, I love it! Jewelry seems to make me feel better about myself! It's an accessory that can make an outfit and can give confidence to the person wearing it. There are so many different kinds of jewelry that you can pretty much find something for anyone! When you are looking for gifts for the ladies on your list, you'll want to check out Sitara … [Read more...]

Have a Safe, Simple and Smart Period with GladRags

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After recently making the change to cloth pads, I've been excited to try some various brands. It's like cloth diapers: you want to see which brand and style fits the best, works the best and who has the cute prints! lol But seriously, it's really been a change that I am happy to have made. It took me a while to make the switch but I don't regret it at all. It's a safer period, it's simple and it's the smart and green way to do what we do … [Read more...]

Keeping Up with Rainbow Light’s Multivitamin for Women Over 35

Multivitamin for women over 35

Advanced maternal age. Yes, those were the words I heard from my doctor's office with my last pregnancy. I wasn't too thrilled, but reality says that I'm kind of in the range of "older women" having babies. Getting older really did show in my last pregnancy as it was my roughest. It's vital that we take care of ourselves and whether we are trying to conceive, pregnant or nursing, Rainbow Light's multivitamin for women over 35 is just what we need … [Read more...]