How to Eat Healthy While Traveling to a Developing Country

The last thing you want to happen when you are off on your exotic vacation is a dose of Delhi belly (aka traveler's diarrhea), that can strike anywhere if simple precautions are not taken. It’s a fact of life that some people can travel the world without a single...
GLORIA BELL in theaters now

Have you heard about GLORIA BELL?

I admit, in a world full of sci-fi adventures, big blockbuster action superhero movies, I've kind of forgotten about those feel good indie films that I used to love so much. GLORIA BELL, the new film starring Juilanne Moore, is delightful, charming and at times...
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Spring Cleaning: How long do dry spices last?

Who hasn't kept that gift set of beautiful spice jars two or three years before even trying some of them? Maybe you made an Asian dish that required Chinese Five Spice mix...two years ago; the question is, is the Chinese Five Spice still okay to use after its expired?...

Scout Fest 2019 – Ridgedale Center

Looking for something to do this weekend in the Twin Cities? The forecast isn't as bad has it has been but it's definitely spring in Minnesota and that means wet, kind of cold, and melting, everything is melting. Check out what's happening at Ridgedale Center!  ...

What do you need to know about WONDER PARK?

The new animated film from Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Movies, WONDER PARK, opens everywhere on March 15th, 2019. Did you know that you could go and see it before everyone else? That's right, I'm hosting an advanced screening for the film this Saturday at 10am...

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Welcome to my little space here on the Internet! Kick up your feet, rest your pretty little mama head, and let’s celebrate the women we’ve become since we entered motherhood. In case you’re new here, allow me to introduce myself, I’m Bert… That’s me. And yes, I’m a mom too.

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What makes a diaper bag great? What should you look for?

Diapers, wipes, bottles, snacks, extra clothes, burp rags, blankets, toys, isn't it amazing how little humans require so much stuff!  Venturing out of the house with a baby in tow takes some courage, planning, and a great diaper bag, but what makes a diaper bag great?...

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Making Twenty-Seventeen the Year of Me: The Challenge

If there's anything that I have learned from the year I had in 2016, it's the importance of having something, anything really, as a mother that's your own. I cannot tell you how much I love and adore my children. They are my heart, walking around outside of my body...

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Everything we learn about Han Solo in SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY

Any time one of these standalone STAR WARS STORY films opens it's always met with a slew of criticism from devout fans who will inevitably never be satisfied with anything except the original STAR WARS trilogy. That being said, while SOLO definitely wasn't ROGUE ONE...

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On my soap box…#clothdiapers

I had the privilege of writing an article today for the Thirsties' blog series, Written for Mama Monday, and I decided to write about something I'm fairly passionate about. It's not something that I often get on my soap box over because I like to live in harmony with...

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#GOH Survey Results – The People Have Spoken

It’s Mary here from Mary’s Not On a Diet. Last week Bert sent out a link to a survey that several people took the time to complete. We really appreciate all the feedback. This information is going to help steer the content of the posts over the next several weeks....

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#GOH : The "A" word and why it's important

The word on the street today is ACCOUNTABILITY. Accountability comes from the root word accountable which Webster defines as "subject to the obligation to report, explain, or justify something; responsible; answerable." If you're trying to lose weight the most...

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