Amanda has been married to her best friend, Nathan, for 8 years. They have three energetic boys (6, 4, and 3 years old), and a 1 year old baby girl! Amanda stays at home with her kids during the day and in the evenings, so to keep her sanity, she teaches essential oils classes. She is passionate about educating other moms towards holistic health and wellness. She also loves Jesus, coffee, reading, cooking, and finding creative ways to eat healthy.
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January: Human Trafficking Awareness Month

I feel like I should warn you, dear mamas. This is not a happy and upbeat post. This is a heavy and sobering post, but one that needs to be shared. As parents, we...
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Get Fit in 2017: Corpus Christi Gyms with FREE Childcare

It’s that time of year again! We have said goodbye to 2016 and hello to 2017. If you are like many of us, you have set some resolutions for this year. One that is...
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Stop and Smell the Roses

It’s funny, isn’t it? The lessons our kids teach us. This time of the year, we tend to shift our focus. We tend to become acutely aware of our blessings. We shouldn’t have to wait...

Love Where You Live: Flour Bluff

After we had our first child 5 years ago. We knew we couldn’t stay in our condo on North Padre Island, AKA: “the Island.”  Our one bedroom 600 square foot condo was the perfect...
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Healthy and Tasty Halloween Treats {That Aren’t Tricks}

I am one of “those” moms… You know, the kind that makes green smoothies, doesn’t pack her kid dessert in his lunch box, makes their own granola… and sends the majority of her kid’s...
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Breast Cancer Sucks: Preventative Measures to Consider

2009 was an eventful year for me, to say the least. It was the year I graduated college with my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. It was the year I married my amazing husband. And...
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Happy National Coffee Day: A Guide to Local Corpus Christi Coffee Shops

I don’t know about you, but I really don’t need it to be a national holiday to celebrate coffee. I celebrate coffee every day, several times a day. Yet, today on National Coffee Day,...
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Fall in Love with Seasonal Produce

“Eating healthy is so expensive.” I’ve heard it, I’ve said it, and in some cases, it’s true. As a mom of 4 children (and a hungry husband!) I have had my struggles with eating healthy...
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15 Things You’ll Forget After Having 4 Kids

Y’all… I used to be so organized. As soon as a bill was paid, I’d file it away immediately in a color coordinated file. I used to schedule my firstborn’s wellness appointment months in...
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Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner! {Our Favorite Chicken Teriyaki Recipe}

A couple weeks ago when I asked my husband what he wanted for dinner, he made a surprise request: chicken teriyaki. Chicken teriyaki was not a staple in our house, mainly because I was...