Posts Tagged ‘Knockers Up (Self Care)’

Polka Dot Nail Art

This is just a quick post about my polka dot nail art because it is so dang cute and it makes me happy! My personal preference is to have art on my ring finger and my thumb. I go to Nails & Spa in Maple Grove. My usual gal, Kathy, just had little baby Raymond…

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The Company We Keep

In addition to regular weekly date nights, Phil and I try to spend at least one evening a month with another couple.  It’s a formula that refreshes us for many reasons.  In addition, I see it as another part of self care. In this post, I share how we stay connected with the company we…

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Friendfluence

There’s a new book out called Friendfluence by Carlin Flora. In this post, I share my thoughts on the core theme of her book which is how our friends influence us. Still growing…

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Snap: The Short Nap

My folks visited some cousins who winter in Louisiana.  They thoroughly enjoyed the sights, cuisine, catching up and reminiscing.  But one of their biggest take-aways, was the family term “Snap” which was a short word for “short nap”. Still growing…

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Thermophore MaxHeat

I don’t know how it happened, but we had FSA dollars to burn through at the end of last year.  Somehow, I found the Thermophore MaxHeat Deep-Heat Therapy, Large, Standard 14″ x 27″ (Auto-Switch) on Amazon. It’s become part of our nightly bedtime ritual with the kids. Still growing…

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Dr Singha’s Mustard Bath

One of the best ways to help my kids get regulated is to have them take a bath.  So I’m always on the lookout for great bath products.  I learned about Dr Singha’s Mustard Bath – 32 oz – Powder reading about Gucci Westman, a celebrity makeup artist and Revlon’s global artistic director, in the…

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Girlfriend Lunches

Is there anything more validating than having lunch with a girl friend?  A recent book touted girlfriend time as equally nourishing as husband time. In this post, I share how I build regular girlfriend lunches into my self-care and calendar. Still growing…

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Date Night Inspiration

Here’s a little book I stumbled on in a dressing room (of all places!) on our last date night.   I knew my 40-year-old brain wouldn’t remember the title, so I snapped a photo of it.  I love the title and the cover. There are many sweet and loving gestures that couples do to generate happiness.…

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Gardening with a Finger Cast

It’s been two months since my rose thorn injury.  It was time to get back into the garden.  Here was my innovative idea for how to garden with my cast; lop off the finger of the glove and cover the cast in painters tape.  Works brilliantly. It takes no time at all for the weeds…

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