Jun 292016
 

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I’m often asked how can I get so many things done and to share them…so here it is. How I do my Busy Mama laundry.

 

Step 1: Pick a day

Saturday mornings are the mornings that I do laundry and I only do it Saturday morning. Everyone knows this and everyone is responsible to have their laundry in the laundry basket ready to be washed. Saturdays are for washing and maybe folding (sometimes I hang dry so it needs longer). Sunday is for folding. Continue reading »

Jun 122016
 

How To Make A Busy Mama Grab N’ Go Smoothie Pack

Grab n go ShamrockJust when you thought making smoothies couldn’t get any easier!!

  1. Find a recipe you like such as the Basic Green Smoothie or Shamrock Mint Shake and buy the ingredients.
  2. Buy freezer bags with a spot to write the Smoothie Name and any other instructions you may need.
  3. Put the dry ingredients of the smoothie into the freezer bag. You can make flax cubes and almond butter cubes too or you can add these ingredients when you make the smoothie.
  4. Seal it up and freeze it. Make as many Busy Mama Grab n’ Go Smoothie Packs as you’d like. They will last up to 3 months in the freezer.
  5. When you are ready to make a smoothie. Take it out of the freezer, put it in your blender or Vitamix with the remaining ingredients. Blend and serve. Delicious.
  6. You can also make your own flax/chia cubes (pictured here) or Almond Butter, vanilla, cacao nib cubes.

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Jun 062016
 

Breathe Right, Now

 At the age of 2 I was hospitalized with pneumonia. I grew up with parents that smoked. I had chronic bronchitis until my mid 30’s, breathing issues for decades, and pneumonia at 2, in my teens and 20’s. At times it was painful to breath and I know my breathing was impaired. I went to the doctors/hospitals on numerous occasions because I couldn’t get enough air. I had a puffer for a while but I really didn’t like the idea of using it. I was offered medication but didn’t take it. I had grown up on antibiotics, cough syrup, medication and I didn’t want to continue on this path.

When I breathed it hurt, like I couldn’t get enough air. This would cause anxiety because I always felt like I was gasping and struggling to live. Continue reading »