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Plan your Spring Getaway at Great Wolf Lodge!!!

Plan your Spring Getaway at Great Wolf Lodge!!!

Spring is in the air at Great Wolf Lodge as the annual Spring-a-Palooza celebration returns March 9 – April 15. From spring picnics and bubble dance parties in the Grand Lobby to character-inspired flower gardens and more, Spring-a-Palooza is the perfect way for families to […]

I Learned to Love in my very own language. You can too by reading The 5 Love Languages to keep your Spark in your relationship going!

I Learned to Love in my very own language. You can too by reading The 5 Love Languages to keep your Spark in your relationship going!

They say a couple that reads together stays together right? I guess that depends on what it is. But one book I recently discovered to be the “must read” for all couples is called, The 5 Love Languages. After being married for over 15 years, […]

Wedding Wellness Tips for the Bride and Groom before the Big Day!

Wedding Wellness Tips for the Bride and Groom before the Big Day!

For most people, their wedding is one of the most highly anticipated days of their life. So it’s easy to understand how this can break the stress scale with questions like what should I do? And when should I do it? Below you’ll find some pre-wedding tips to help you feel your best on your big day.

For the bride

  1. You want to look great in your dress, and you will! Avoid starving yourself, dieting like this is never healthy and will just make you tired and irritable. Instead, eat healthy foods in controlled portions and incorporate a gym schedule three months before the wedding.  

  2. Get a manicure. Once the word gets out that you’re engaged everyone will want to see your ring. That means you want your nails looking their best. Quick tip: Match the shape of your nails with your nail beds for an elegant and balanced look.

  3. Splurge on yourself! It’s your big day, so don’t be afraid to get yourself a massage as well as other beauty treatments you wouldn’t normally do such as a professional teeth whitening.

  4. Schedule a girls night. You have the rest of your life to spend with your significant other. Take time to have fun with your best friends. Studies have shown this is a great way to relieve stress.

  5. Do a makeup test. You’ve booked a makeup artist and that’s great! But don’t go into your big day without know exactly what’s going on you and how it’s going to look.

 

For the groom

  1. Your bride has spent countless hours on her hair. It’s your responsibility to look your best. Don’t cut corners; invest in some hair products that actually work.

  2. You can cut down on stress for the both of you by helping out as much as possible. A lot goes into a wedding, don’t let that burden fall on your significant other.

  3. Take a day to relax and decompress the week of your wedding. Make time to do something you enjoy either alone or with friends.

  4. If you’re not going to wear a classic black tuxedo, pick out the suit you feel the most confident in. Make sure both you and your significant other agree on the style.

  5. Get enough sleep! 8-10 hours a night will keep you clear minded and stress-free.

 Get more information about wellness and wedding prep  at  Forhims. Please visit the site here!

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Make this Easy Taco Soup For Your Next Game Day Party!

Make this Easy Taco Soup For Your Next Game Day Party!

Everyone has their meal they make every week, in my house its Tacos. I have to say it is the one meal each member of my family participates in! The best part for me its so easy to make (Winning). But what if you didn’t […]

MilSpouses: Practice Self-Love This Year With SpouseLink!

MilSpouses: Practice Self-Love This Year With SpouseLink!

Disclaimer: This post is not sponsored.  This post is a collaboration between  SpouseLink on behalf of FitFabFun.This promotion is in no way sponsored by Facebook or FabFitFun. See my disclosure/ privacy policy.   It’s no secret that MilSpouses are used to putting others first. Whether it’s your […]


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MilSpouses: Practice Self-Love This Year With SpouseLink!

MilSpouses: Practice Self-Love This Year With SpouseLink!

Disclaimer: This post is not sponsored.  This post is a collaboration between  SpouseLink on behalf of FitFabFun.This promotion is in no way sponsored by Facebook or FabFitFun. See my disclosure/ privacy policy.   It’s no secret that MilSpouses are used to putting others first. Whether it’s your […]

Get Excited to See 12 Strong Coming soon to Theaters on Jan 19!!! See my Review and Score Tickets to Take a Friend Giveaway!

Get Excited to See 12 Strong Coming soon to Theaters on Jan 19!!! See my Review and Score Tickets to Take a Friend Giveaway!

This post is a sponsored post on behalf of Review Wire Media for Warner Bros. Pictures. I received information to facilitate me on my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation in RWM http://media.thereviewwire.com/   Time for another action-packed […]

Review of the VA Beach Philly Pretzel Factory!

Review of the VA Beach Philly Pretzel Factory!

We love to try different places in an around our local area! When The Philly Pretzel Factory, the kids, approached us and I got in the car to drive out to Virginia Beach for a family fun food date! Who does not love pretzels right? […]

Give Your Child The Dream Gift of Becoming a Shark or a Mermaid!

Give Your Child The Dream Gift of Becoming a Shark or a Mermaid!

Every child loves to dress up. But now dressing up takes a whole new level when your child can become a character they want to be.  As a mom who loves to be a part of creating new games and having fun imagining you will […]

Need a good gift for Grandma and Grandpa? For those hard to buy for get them a Grandbox for this year Christmas Gift!!!

Need a good gift for Grandma and Grandpa? For those hard to buy for get them a Grandbox for this year Christmas Gift!!!

  What gift do you get to a person who has just about everything? I am glad you are here to find more about Grandbox. I just love the monthly subscription boxes and Grandbox is just the one needed to get for those hard shoppers […]