Author Archive | Melissa

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30 After-School Snack Ideas

With the start of the new school year approaching, I know many of you might be thinking about what to have on hand for the ever important after-school snack!   When the school bell rings it’s been a few hours since lunch, yet dinner is still an hour or two away. The kids (and maybe […]

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adjusting to life with a newborn

Surviving Your First Month with A Newborn

As most of us know, the first month at home with a newborn can be quite an adjustment. I recently had my second child and even as a “seasoned” mom, I forgot how something as small as a 6lb. baby can turn your world upside down.  Luckily for me, I’m a type A planner. Knowing […]

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Perfect Meals to Bring New Moms

Perfect Meals to Bring New Moms

Are you looking for a meal idea to bring a new mom?  Today I’m sharing a few ideas from some of our local food bloggers!  I don’t know about you, but right now I have so many friends having babies!  What better way to help out the new parents than to bring them a home […]

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Recognizing The Signs of a Stroke

Did you know May is National Stroke Awareness Month?  According to the American Heart Association, strokes are the #1 cause of disability and #5 cause of death in adults in the US every year. Someone has a stroke every 40 seconds. Those are pretty scary and shocking statistics, right?  My husband works in the healthcare […]

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10 Ways to Ease Morning Sickness

10 Ways To Ease Morning Sickness

Are you or someone you know suffering from morning sickness?  Today I’m sharing 10 ways I’ve found to help ease that awful, all-day nausea!  I want to start off by saying I’m not a medical professional.  These are just some ways that I’ve found to be helpful in easing my own morning sickness.  If your […]

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A Guide to Worthington

A Guide to Worthington

Worthington has so much to offer!  Today we’re exploring some fun places in this Northern Columbus suburb!  Are you new to Columbus or looking to explore another one of our great suburbs?  If so, you’re in luck because today I’m sharing a little about the north-side suburb of Worthington and some of the fun, kid-friendly […]

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Saving Money on Groceries

25 Ways I Save Money Grocery Shopping

Are you looking for some ways to save money on groceries?  Today I’m sharing 25 ways to help you do so!  According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average US family of four spends between $568-$1,293 dollars a month at the grocery store.  This makes it the third largest household expense.  These figures are […]

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Gifts for the Columbus Foodie

Gifts for the Columbus Foodie

Wondering what to get someone who is the ultimate Columbus foodie?  Here are a few ideas I know they would love!  If you’re anything like me, food is a big part of the holiday season!  Not only do I love to indulge in all of the yummy treats, but I also find food and food-related […]

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