Sometimes You Have to Step Away From Family #siblings

Sometimes You Have to Step Away From Family

There’s a huge piece of me that believes you stick by family regardless of who they are, decisions they make and how they treat you. As time has gone on and I near the age of 35, have a great work from home business that I built from the ground up and three kids to think about, I have realized family isn’t what I always thought it was. There is something more to be said about having a family member who is constantly selfish and does nothing but drain you each time you are around them. I hate that I […]

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Don’t Fear Running Will Cause Arthritis

Don't Fear Running Will Cause Arthritis

Don’t Fear Running Will Cause Arthritis Many runners are concerned that their exercise routine and other competitions that they partake in as part of their love of running are starting to deteriorate the health of their knees. Whilst many may worry that the wear and tear of running will ultimately ruin your knees or create a higher risk of osteoarthritis, research actually suggests that runners are reducing their risk of bad knees and osteoarthritis by running on a regular basis. According to Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H) Rheumatologist Alicia Zbehlik, MD, MPH, ‘A runner tends to be leaner on average and the lower […]

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5 Trendy Ways to Wear a Gold Heart Necklace

5 Trendy Ways to Wear a Gold Heart Necklace

Wouldn’t it be great to be chic and glamorous? Wouldn’t it be great to be the one who always has the trendiest outfit or look? You may be scrolling through images on Pinterest, fashion websites or your friend’s feed on social media and are wondering what those girls have that you don’t. Image goes a long way toward affecting how we perceive others and vice versa. While you may be tempted to deny it, your fashion choices go a long way in influencing various aspects of your life. One study by Forsythe in 2006 showed that fashion choices influenced the […]

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Go For Gold: Add A Touch Of Luxury To Your Bedroom

Go For Gold: Add A Touch Of Luxury To Your Bedroom

If you want to add a bit of luxury to your home, then the bedroom should be the first priority. This is the place you relax in at the end of a long day and that splash of luxury could be the difference between you getting a good night’s kip and not. Nothing quite says luxury more than gold either. But that doesn’t mean it’s simple. Do this badly and you could end up with a gaudy or over the top room that undermines what you were trying to achieve. So, how do you do this properly? Consider the bed […]

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How to Be Proactive for Back to School Mornings #blogginggroove

Happily Blended How to Be Proactive for Back to School Mornings

That time of year is quickly approaching, back to school season. I am aware of it because so many bloggers are sharing their back to school tips, tricks and must haves. Just the other day I decided to share a few back to school essentials. Today I am going to discuss how to be prepared for back to school mornings. We all get a little lax in the Summer season, there’s no school and while some may work outside of the home, we here work from home so the schedule is a minimal one for the length of Summer break. […]

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Let Me Tell You a Little Story About Anxiety #blogginggroove

Let Me Tell You a Little Story About Anxiety

The pain of walking into a store alone, it was so real. To this day I can feel the depths of the dagger that twisted into my stomach with the mere thought of walking into a public location alone. I recall my mother not fully understanding how I could not just walk into the store or the bank, memory can’t bring back which it was. To my mom I am sure it seemed like a mere simple task, you get out of the car and walk into the place, but inside I was dying. Living with Anxiety The stigma of […]

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Glucosamine: Helping Dogs with Hip Problems

Glucosamine: Helping Dogs with Hip Problems

Pet owners who adore their dogs (and who doesn’t) often have to face the difficulty of hip problems in their beloved best friend. Some breeds are more prone to hip problems, and the sad fact is that this kind of problem can lead to expensive medical procedures or a disability in the animal. Due to the seriousness of this, veterinarians have worked overtime to try to find workable solution to canine hip problems. A Breakthrough Supplement The good news for dog lovers everywhere is the supplement Myristin®. This product has been used since 1996 as a holistic supplement for dogs, […]

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The Benefits Of Weighted Blankets

The Benefits Of Weighted Blankets

Everyone needs a little comforting once in a while, and this is why many families are turning to weighted blankets. Companies such as Weighted Blankets Plus take pride in offering blankets that are cozy and calming for everyone. Here are the benefits of using weighted blankets. Weighted Blankets Offer A Calming Effect For Disorders A weighted blanket is therapeutic for people with disorders, and one example would be individuals with autism. Weighted Blankets Autism are known to create a deep pressure touch stimulation, and this stimulation produces a neurotransmitter called serotonin. Serotonin is a calming chemical that influences their sleep, […]

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My Thoughts on the Movie Fireproof #blogginggroove

My Thoughts on the Movie Fireproof

Years ago when I was faced with divorce many of my online friends said that before I made my final decision, we should watch the movie Fireproof. This movie is Christian based so it may deter some people, however, me being of an open mind wanted to watch this film. While I can’t say this film deterred the inevitable amicable divorce, it did open my mind to how a marriage should work. I am sharing my thoughts on the movie Fireproof today because so many are faced with the challenge of how to reconnect with their spouse. About Fireproof Kirk […]

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August 6 2016 Saturday Giveaway Linky #contestalert

Happily Blended's Saturday Blog Giveaways Linky

Good Saturday morning to you all! What do you have to add this week into the Happily Blended’s Saturday Blog Giveways linky? We hope you add some pretty nifty ones so that we can head over and enter a few! I won a giveaway last week! Pretty excited about it, I won an H2o Tether Ball Splash. Super happy I won it! Oh and if you want to go ahead and tweet your giveaway to my over 25k followers? Click here to auto-post a tweet over on my @brandyellen Twitter feed for an intro price of $3.95. Every Saturday morning […]

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