Reconnect Through The Doldrums

doldrums of marriage

I’ve been in an odd mood lately. After veraciously reading Gone Girl–I know I’m a few steps behind–over the past week, I just couldn’t help feeling a little unsettled. I guess the characters in the book stuck with me a little bit and while the psychosis in the book is extreme, my stomach clenched at […]

The Thinking Gal’s Running Playlist: 14 Songs to Rev Your Run

Running Playlist

I do some of my best thinking while I run…jog…okay, walk/jog. I used to be that lady huffing and puffing about 20 feet into my workout. That was 25 pounds and almost a year ago! I have had an on again, mostly off again relationship with running. I used to pound the dreadmill (boring) and […]

Four iPhone Apps to Take Your Photos from So So to Pro

iphone photo apps

I’m saving up my dollars for a DSLR. I have a Canon Sure Shot–a nice point and shoot camera, but it has its limitations and mine has developed a little hiccup: A digital line of light appears down the side of each photo. So I’ve bagged that camera for my iPhone, which is not ideal […]

Stock Up and Score Some Henkel Coupons So Your Kid isn\\\'t Smelly Either #APlusValues #CollectiveBias #Shop

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  Nate is 8 years old.  He is a month and 6 days away from being 9 years old.  That makes him 13 months and 6 days away from hitting those double digits.  It doesn’t feel like I should have a kid that is almost 10 . . . but I do.  There are A […]

How We Stopped Wasting Hours Amplifying Our Blog Posts

Increase Blog Engagement

When I say hours. I mean hours. We spend half of our time brainstorming ideas, writing blog posts, and snapping pictures to use in posts and then editing those pics. The other half of our time spent blogging has very little to do with blogging. We spend hours each week figuring out how to get […]