Author Archives: mrsfortner2012

Happiness Series: Physical Fitness

My DOs and DON’Ts of Physical Fitness! I am not a medical professional, or personal trainer. But I am a busy Mom with a demanding job, a long commute and a million excuses. Exercise has never been high on my … Continue reading

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Happiness Series: Body Image

When expressing opinions on my own body image I automatically start making excuses, as if the current state of my body is something I need to apologize for or explain. I could tell you that I’m overweight because I’m still … Continue reading

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Happiness Series: Introduction

What is happiness? Is it as simple as Webster’s definition?:1a : a state of well-being and contentment : joy. Sure, but how do we achieve it? Once we have it, how do we maintain it? It is a common mindset … Continue reading

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The Many Benefits of Sage

From the Native Americans to ancient Celtic Pagans, sage in all it’s glorious forms has been used for thousands of years. Sage is more readily available now than ever before. You can venture to your local new age store or … Continue reading

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Best Stones to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Manage daily stress and anxiety using stones and crystals in your everyday life. Continue reading

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What I learned In My 20’s

Today is my 30th birthday! Happy Birthday to Me! There are hundreds of “what I learned in my… [enter age here]” on the internet and this is just one more. Each one is different and utterly unique because we all … Continue reading

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Pre-Baby Meal Prepping

  I knew I wouldn’t feel like cooking for a little while after the baby was born. So I had this great plan that I would pre-make and freeze several meals so I could just pop them in the oven … Continue reading

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Nursery Creation!

When we bought this house I knew right away which room would be the nursery someday. We had already been trying for four years so I didn’t know when we would need a nursery but I knew someday we would. … Continue reading

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DIY Cat Box Cabinet

Some say there are Dog lovers or there are Cat lovers… I am both!!! being such an unbiased animal lover has it’s challenges… Anyone who has had both dogs and cats at the same time can attest to this. We haven’t … Continue reading

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Dear Baby Journal

Even before I got pregnant I knew I wanted to keep a journal about my pregnancy journey. When I ask my Mom about what it was like to be pregnant there isn’t much she remembers. I guess that’s a vital … Continue reading

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