Finding the Perfect Diaper Bag

For me, picking out a diaper bag was extremely stressful (along with all of the other things I had to pick out for my baby registry). I was having my first child and had NO idea what I needed to buy. I made some mistakes (I’m sure all new parents do); I had a lot…

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5 Reasons Why You May Not Be Losing Weight

Let me guess- you’re eating healthier but you aren’t seeing the results. Been there, done that. Although rare- maybe there’s an underlying medical condition impacting the way the scale moves or doesn’t move (and if you feel there might be, please see your doctor!). From my own personal weight loss experience, I know how discouraging…

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Hosting a Rock Painting Party For Adults

Who said painting rocks is only for kids? A few weeks ago I hosted my first ever rock painting party. I got this idea after discovering that there’s a local Facebook page dedicated to painting rocks and hiding them throughout the neighborhood for others to find. So what would make rock painting more geared to…

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How to Land a Job Working in a Hospital as a New Dietitian 

I know how you feel; you’re fresh out of the internship, ready to finally strut your stuff as a new RD! But why aren’t you hearing back from the 100 jobs you applied to? It took me approximately 2 months to land a job after passing the registration exam. And boy, did those 2 months…

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Surviving Deployment

“At first I was afraid, I was petrified Kept thinkin’ I could never live without you by my side” Let’s face it, it doesn’t matter if you’re a wife/husband or just dating-deployments suck! Okay, seriously- they aren’t THAT bad, just really annoying. You know, cause everyone likes to be known as the third wheel, hairy…

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Designing a Nursery

Designing a nursery has completely evolved from when I was a kid. Nurseries used to be cartoon themed like Winnie the Pooh, Peter Rabbit, or Mickey Mouse. Bedroom decor in the 80’s and 90’s consisted of a piggy bank, a hammock for stuffed animals (aka dust collector), tacky looking wallpaper and a rocking horse. Now,…

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Selena’s Nursery

When planning out how I would design Selena’s nursery, I had no idea what I wanted to do. All I knew was that I wanted the color scheme to be white, pink, and gold.  After researching ideas on the internet, I decided I wanted to go for a shabby chic look. I’m really happy with…

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5 tips on how to make a long distance relationship work

A long distance relationship (otherwise known as LDR) isn’t for everyone and it really takes work from both parties. When I look back on my 2 ½ year long distance relationship there were some things that played a vital role in keeping the relationship healthy and exciting. So I’ve decided to create a list of…

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How to make a floral letter

  I made this floral letter for my daughter’s nursery. It adds an elegant touch to a room and is super easy to make! Things you need: Fake Flowers- I found It’s usually cheaper to buy a bouquet along with a few individual flowers to add a variety of color. From my experience, individual flowers…

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