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Five Ways to Relax on the Go

Five Ways to Relax On the Go

Let’s face it, we are always on the go! Whether it’s working, taking care of kids, tending the house, running errands, spending time with our partners, or tackling that eternal to-do list. We’re always busy. Finding time to relief stress can be hard, yet very important for our sanity. These simple ways to relax on […]

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8 Gifts That Give Back

8 Gifts That Give Back

One of the most cherished, and sometimes stressful, holiday traditions is gift giving. The perfect present can provide so much joy to an energetic toddler, a cherished aunt, or a beloved friend. How about a complete stranger? It’s possible with gifts that give back! The following companies provide a portion, or all, of their profits […]

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Recipe Roundup: Apple Edition

Recipe Roundup: Apple Edition

Did apple picking make it on your fall bucket list? It’s definitely a must in the area, specially with so many local orchards to chose from. I love the hunt for the perfect apple, trying new varieties, and let’s not forget the apple cider donuts! The fun doesn’t need to stop at the orchard! Here’s […]

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Loving the Life I Was Given

Loving the Life I Was given

You know the girl. The one with the wedding idea book full of magazine cutouts. Her babies’ names have been picked out since she was ten. The one who knew what her husband was going to look like, his job, his values. The girl who had her whole adult life planned out. Yeah. That wasn’t […]

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Cedar Rapids Summer Swim Lessons Guide 2017

Heading to the pool or lake this summer with little ones? Need an activity to occupy the summer break? Want to feel more confident with your child playing in the water? Then check out our Guide to Cedar Rapids Summer Swim Lessons! Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department The Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department […]

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Be Selfish and Make Yourself a Priority

Be Selfish and Make Yourself a Priority

Let’s face it, “me time” is a commodity we hardly get to enjoy. The rare free time we have is usually spent taking care of the pile of laundry we keep ignoring, running to the store because your kid will throw a fit if the milk runs out again, or just catching our breath. There’s always […]

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