Essentia Health, guest posts, Health

The weather outside may be frightful, but exercising outdoors can be delightful

Guest post from Essentia Health-St Josephs Hospital of Brainerd During these cold months, most folks want to hibernate inside and drop all outdoor activities. However, there’s no need to spend almost half a year sitting inside. “When it comes to being active outdoors, there is no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing choices,”… Read More The weather outside may be frightful, but exercising outdoors can be delightful

guest posts, Health, Life Lessons

New therapy relieves debilitating heel pain | Platelet-rich plasma therapy from Essentia Health

New therapy relieves debilitating heel pain | Platelet-rich plasma therapy from Essentia Health Persistent and debilitating heel pain was ruining Curtis Sanow’s active life. The land surveyor-in-training retreated to desk duty at work. During his honeymoon in a Mexican beach town, the newlywed was stuck poolside to avoid a painful flare-up and often wore a… Read More New therapy relieves debilitating heel pain | Platelet-rich plasma therapy from Essentia Health

guest posts, motherhood, parenthood

We are the first generation of moms raising digital kids without having been digital kids ourselves #scary

My friend and fellow Minnesotan Galit (pronounced guh-leet ) Breen is someone I truly admire. And have for a long time. The work she does is amaze-balls as well. From her book to her notable appearances at Listen to Your Mother #TwinCities I wish I could hang out with her more and soak up her positive vibe… Read More We are the first generation of moms raising digital kids without having been digital kids ourselves #scary

Book Love, guest posts

Advice from Scholastic-The Top things EVERY parent needs to know about kids’ Reading

Today, Scholastic released the latest research from the newest Kids & Family Reading Report, 6th edition. We learned what kids – and parents – want in books, as well as kids need for more guidance on books to read for fun. Scholastic Kids & Family Reading Report For 10 years, this nationally representative research from… Read More Advice from Scholastic-The Top things EVERY parent needs to know about kids’ Reading

guest posts, product reviews, WAHM

A life-changing new way to Eat Healthy and Feel Awesome: Healthsoup.com

There has been many-a-time in my never-ending quest for “healthy” that I’ve found myself stuck in a rut. You know the “rut” I mean; the one where you’re so bored with all of your current recipes that you’re ready to throw in the proverbial towel and drown your frustrations in a bag of Cheetos. There… Read More A life-changing new way to Eat Healthy and Feel Awesome: Healthsoup.com

Essentia Health, guest posts, recipes

Delish Dish-Essentia Health’s Chicken Skewers Sizzle

By Shellie Cibuzar, licensed and registered dietitian at Essentia Health-St. Joseph’s Medical Center.  On a summer day, spicy chicken skewers sizzling on the grill are one of my mouth-watering favorites. Grilling often focuses on meats, especially beef and pork. Opting for chicken or turkey instead gives you a meal that’s lower in fat and calories,… Read More Delish Dish-Essentia Health’s Chicken Skewers Sizzle

guest posts, Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

Most Common Questions about PLR…Finally Answered {Guest Post from Jacqueline Myers}

Even if you’ve used PLR, you still probably have some questions about it. I know I did when I started blogging, and man, I had a tough time pinning anyone down to a clear definition! It’s kind of tricky to explain, which is why even veteran bloggers have questions about it. So today, we are… Read More Most Common Questions about PLR…Finally Answered {Guest Post from Jacqueline Myers}

guest posts, humor, parenthood

Blingin’ up Your Abode: 3 Home Improvement Strategies You Should Implement This Year

  I may spend a lot of time watching shows like Million Dollar Listing or even have fantasies about extreme downsizing while watching Tiny House Nation, but the bottom line is that my home is my home. And it will likely be the only house I own for quite some time. Now, I could sit… Read More Blingin’ up Your Abode: 3 Home Improvement Strategies You Should Implement This Year

guest posts

Mamas Matter: Three Ways To Make Your Mom Happy This Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is sneaking up FAST! In case you were unaware, Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 10th. This holiday is always easy for me to remember because, ironically, it coincides with Minnesota Fishing Opener. Yay me. Excuses aside, mark your calendars, don’t blow it off and husbands PLEASE buy something for wives (and don’t me… Read More Mamas Matter: Three Ways To Make Your Mom Happy This Mother’s Day

guest posts, Life Lessons

We’re a Big Pack of Sickies {Are You Effectively Disinfecting Your Home?}

I am so tired of snot, barf, sneezing, germs and others assorted bodily functions that shall remain nameless. Honestly, we are usually a pretty healthy bunch, but this winter (cold/flu season) is really kicking our tails. We seem to be recycling the same damn germs and it’s enough to make me want to boil my… Read More We’re a Big Pack of Sickies {Are You Effectively Disinfecting Your Home?}

guest posts

Celebrating Charitable Organizations That Are Saving Children’s Lives

Maybe it’s because I am a parent myself, or maybe it just because there are So many amazing organizations out there doing Good Work that benefits kids. These last few years I have supported RIF, International Book Giving day, Multicultural Children’s Book Day and recently discovered a super cool organization called H20 for Life. But… Read More Celebrating Charitable Organizations That Are Saving Children’s Lives

guest posts, Life Lessons

This is MY Year to do Things-BECAUSE I CAN {Guest Post by Shannon Janco}

Guest Post from my BFF…Shannon Janco For me, 2015 will be known as the year of, “Because I Can” and this promise of an action-packed year is already under way. This will be MY year of firsts, bucket list checkoff, and jumping on opportunities is happening. I think the “ah-ha” moment hit me late last… Read More This is MY Year to do Things-BECAUSE I CAN {Guest Post by Shannon Janco}