Homemade Sugar Scrubs with FREE Printables

With Christmas just around the corner I thought I would share one of my favorite gifts I am giving this year—homemade sugar scrubs! These sugar scrubs are cost-effective, easy to make, and great for your skin. I personally use them for my hands, especially during the winter time when dry skin is common. To use, … Continue reading Homemade Sugar Scrubs with FREE Printables

Postpartum Weight Loss

I remember thinking before getting pregnant that I would continue working out throughout my pregnancy. I wanted to stay in shape the best that I could so that losing the baby weight wouldn’t be too difficult. Up to that point I was in pretty good shape, working out 3 days a week doing strength training … Continue reading Postpartum Weight Loss

Baby Shower Ideas, Checklist, and Free Printables

I am nearly 37 weeks along in this pregnancy and am definitely ready to stop being soooo uncomfortable. But since this little boy hasn’t made his appearance yet, that means I have time to give some quick tips and info on planning a baby shower as well as some free printables that you can use … Continue reading Baby Shower Ideas, Checklist, and Free Printables

Pregnancy Weight-Gain: What to Expect and How Much to Gain

With it being the New Year, my mind has been on those cliché New Year’s resolutions—including one of the most common ones, weight loss. During pregnancy you obviously shouldn’t be dieting or losing weight, but it got me thinking about my weight-gain journey the last few months and how important it is to be aware … Continue reading Pregnancy Weight-Gain: What to Expect and How Much to Gain

Other Pregnancy Symptoms and How to Deal with Them

I am into the final stretch of my first pregnancy, and there have been some interesting symptoms along the way. After dealing with morning sickness that lasted into my second trimester (read about beating pregnancy nausea here), these have all felt like a walk in the park in comparison. But here are some of the symptoms … Continue reading Other Pregnancy Symptoms and How to Deal with Them