Showing Acts of Kindness

Written by Christy @ Fresh Mix Momma, Contributing Writer It’s February, the month of all things lovey dovey. I personally think that one of the best ways to show someone that you care, is to show kindness. We need more kindness in this world. If everyone would make an effort to show acts of kindness everyday, this world could be a much better place. There are many ways that we can show kindness, both to our families and to others around us. However, it is so very easy to get caught … [Read more...]

Keeping the Holidays Simple

Written by Christy from Fresh Mix Momma, Contributing Writer December is a busy time of year for everyone! Thanksgiving just ended, Christmas is coming up and New Years is just around the corner. With everything going on, it’s very easy to get caught up in all the hustle and bustle and lose sight of the fun and meaning of the Holidays. Sometimes it’s just nice to be more low key and simple with Christmas to really enjoy the Holidays. If you are looking for a more simple Christmas, … [Read more...]

12 Days of Christmas… Winners Announced!!

Special thanks to all of you who participated in making this years 12 Days of Christmas a huge success!  I hope you learned about some great businesses and will think about them when needs arise for certain products. Now to Announce the Winners: Maty's Healthy Products: Danielle R. via subscribe by email dōTERRA Essential Oil: Tynisia via following on pinterest   Cowgirl Dirt Makeup Sarah B. via visiting day2day joys on fb Mamaw's Many … [Read more...]

12 Days of Christmas {Day 7: Eco Emi Subscription Box}

Today is the 7th day of the 12 days of Christmas Reviews & Giveaways 2014! Written by Karli of Feed Me Mama, Contributing Writer  On the 7th day of Christmas, day2day joys gave to me... A subscription box from Eco Emi! My box was full to the brim with fun, Eco-friendly goodies, including hot chocolate, hand sanitizer, peppermints, lip balm, herbal decongestant, and more!  Eco Emi is a box subscription service that features eco-friendly gifts for the whole family. … [Read more...]

Moms, make time for yourself

Written by Christy @ Fresh Mix Momma, *NEW* Contributing Writer Okay, fess up..how many moms out there lost themselves after they had kids? It’s a common thing that happens to many of us (especially stay at home mommies.) We are tried & exhausted from taking care of the house, work and the kids..we certainly don’t have time to do anything for ourselves! I know..I get it, we’ve all had our “I just want to stay in my yoga pants and not shower” days. but it’s time to stand up and … [Read more...]

Cranberry Maple Brussel Sprouts

Written by Contributing Writer Kelly @ Eyes On The Source Anyone else think brussel sprouts were disgusting when they were younger?  Oh, man!  Just the name, eeeew. :-)  But now I love, love, LOVE them! Have you tried them on the grill before?  YUM! My six-year old son walked into the kitchen holding his nose when I made them this time, ha!  Needless to say, hubby and I ate them all by ourself, but we didn't mind not sharing. ;-)   This month I have a 31 … [Read more...]

Immune Strengthening Herbal Tea Blend

Written by Contributing Writer, Kari @ Living Strong Wellness  Now that summer break is winding down and kids are heading back to school – we need to start becoming more proactive with our children’s health. Don’t get me wrong, we should be proactive year round, but during the summer we’re outside more getting fresh air, we’re getting loaded with Vitamin D, getting more sleep and getting more exercise. With school back in session, our children are sitting in air conditioned schools, … [Read more...]

Getting Back To The Basics Of Life

Written by Contributing Writer, Kelly @ Eyes On The Source As I write this I am preparing for a missions trip with two of my three boys.  By the time you read this we will be back already :-)  I'll put together an update post about the trip that you can find over on my blog. I am looking forward to this opportunity, especially for my 9 year old son.  We live in a society where even those of us with very little have so much more than the rest of the world.  We are … [Read more...]

Reinventing the Cold Lunch

Written by Kari, Contributing Writer With school starting soon and routines getting back in order, if your child attends school, packing a lunch is a part of that routine. I’m not sure about where you live, but the choices for ‘hot lunch’ are not acceptable at my daughter’s school, so everyday is a ‘cold lunch’ day. I understand the convenience of your child eating hot lunch at school, but the overall consequences are nothing short of disastrous. {photo credit} And no, I’m not … [Read more...]

Jazz Up Your Summer BBQ Menu With Real Food Recipes

Written by Kari @ Living Strong, Health and Wellness, Contributing Writer With summer in full swing and the Fourth of July right around the corner, we all know that this means a lot of picnics, bbq's and get togethers are on the calendar. This also means that this will involve a lot of, you guessed it, food! Is it possible to eat healthy during all these summer festivities? Yes, yes and yes! Eating healthy doesn't mean that these celebrations have to be boring! In fact, I believe that you can … [Read more...]