Archives for July 2012

what i wore on the mommalogues & blogher ’12

Better late than never….right???
To see the videos check out the plug-in on the right hand sidebar or visit SheKnows Mommalogues where you can even leave comments!!!
{remember those things?  comments?  how i miss thee…}
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Oh my goodness, I can’t even begin to think about “in ten years!”  I can barely handle what might happen in 10 weeks!!!  One thing I do know for sure though, is that my kids will be teenagers (yay!), and most likely we won’t have a dog anymore. (God rest her soul whenever that may be)  Other than that, I think I prefer to think more in 10 minute increments because that’s about all my sensitive soul can take.
what i’m wearing…
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Oh this one is super easy, and of course being the deep girl that I am, I would pick someone absolutely not based on looks, despite what my husband may think.  And actually, when he heard what I was going outside to film about (I hadn’t told him my answer), suddenly there he was around the corner, spying on me!!!  Watch and see why he’s just a tad jealous of my dreamy choice of an airplane buddy.
what i’m wearing…
top: thrift store
jacket: tj maxx
sunnies: forever 21
necklace: discovered in tiny little boutique and i had to have it. it reminds me of my dad.  it reminds of my best friends.  and it reminds me of my true anchor, the Lord.
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My GNO’s are so few and far between that I don’t even know what the plan should be, period.  But, during the summer I imagine something relaxing, where we can kick back, laugh and just enjoy the incredible weather.  And since I’m such a simple girl who likes simple things, I’d say maybe just something like a private yacht with a personal chef?
what i’m wearing…
sweatshirt: ross
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Of course, my first initial answer to this would be shopping.  I love love love to shop for myself by myself every single day of every week.  It just makes me soooo happy, there really aren’t words for it.  But since that’s not preferable so much by my husband, I’d have to go with Zumba.  Having just become an instructor (yes, I know I’m white!), I’m absolutely hooked.  It’s like having a dance party every day of the week and getting paid to do it.  Okay.  That sounded bad.  It’s not that kind of dance party.
what i’m wearing…
tunic: platos closet
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August is my month, I just know it.
I’m planning to give myself time to breathe, and rest and enjoy my family before school starts again.  {yeeeeeee!!!!}
Part of my breathing time includes giving more attention to my blog.
My little happy place.
My place to be free and to be me.
I will be here A LOT more next month, and I can’t wait.
Also?  I’ll be at BlogHer in NY.  You???
© 2012 “Le Musings of Moi”
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stop doing for Him and instead BE with Him

There is no peace in busyness I’m learning.
And the grass is indeed greener on the other side.
And sometimes, I believe, God allows you what desire (even when it’s not His) to prove to you, your ways are definitely not as good as His.

Sometimes I wish I didn’t think or reflect so much.
I wish I could just float along happily with life and not notice every little thing, every little feeling, whether it be mine or someone elses.

Lately, my life and it’s wants and desires are shifting unintentionally.
And it confuses me.
How could the things and life I’ve always wanted suddenly not be as fulfilling as I dreamed and hoped?

Is this God’s prompting?
Or my own fears driving me?

And I know enough to know, the only way to find answers is to go to Him.
With discipline, I must make time every day to sit at His feet and listen.
I need to stop talking and insisting and asking, and instead just be open and willing.

Sometimes we have to stop doing for Him, and instead BE with Him.

That’s just where I am right now….

© 2012 “Le Musings of Moi”

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guest post: etsy’s rellas bellas (discount code!)

Hello Friends!
I am so excited to reveal to you my new brand re-design and a new product!
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I have spent the last 5 months working on some new ideas for my shop, Rellas Bellas. I have come up with a series of new necklaces that I will be releasing over the next few months.
I love items that are are fresh, modern and flirty. I wanted my brand to reflect the products I make.
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Some times less is more. This single rosette necklace is perfect for those days. This fresh and modern necklace will add just the right amount of color to your outfit. It is simple yet the intricate details of the rosette make it just a bit flirty.  

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Every day when I get dressed I don’t feel like I can leave the house until I accessorize. Some people can’t leave the house without make-up, for me is jewelry. An outfit isn’t complete until I’ve added the final touches.
Some days I like to match my jewelry to my outfit while others days I like to be a bold contrast to what I am wearing. Some days the juxtaposition of the sparkly necklaces with the casual tee just makes me giddy.

I also love to add elements of the unexpected. That is exactly what I did with the whimsical print I added to the back of the single rosette necklace. The grey and white polka dots add that extra hint of whimsy that I oh so much love.
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The single rosette necklace is the perfect go to piece for those days when you are running errands, have 800 things to do but still what to look chic and put together.
They are also the perfect understated piece to add a pop of color to a pretty sundress for a night of dinner and drinks with your man or girlfriends. 
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Let me just say, I have one (and you will be seeing it A LOT on the Mommalogues on on Instagram, where my outfit posts will now be displayed…) and I LOVE IT.
It’s incredibly sweet, simple, and absolutely perfect.  
And because Jen is an amazing friend, she’s offering my readers this discount:
 “SINGLEROSETTE10” for 10% off, good until Saturday the 28th. {starts the 23rd}
You MUST go shop now.
Go on now….
© 2012 “Le Musings of Moi”
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its what i wore on the mommalogues

See? 
Back on schedule!!!
To see the videos check out the plug-in on the right hand sidebar or visit SheKnows Mommalogues where you can leave comments!!!
{remember those things?  comments?  ha!}
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Who do you go to for parenting advice?
I tend to be on the selective side when it comes to asking for parenting advice, so I have a small circle of people (call it the “circle of trust”) that I will sometimes go to when I need help or encouragement.  Although, I will admit, there are most definitely times when I will post on Facebook or Twitter and accept any help that anybody wants to offer me.  But, even in those times I try to be careful, because I know people have strong opinions and they just love to tell you how to raise your kids….

what i’m wearing…
top: forever 21

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I have never been a big pet person, and my husband most definitely isn’t.  Over the years we have watched our friends love and obsess over their pets and we always look at each other in complete confusion.  And then we had Taylor who is basically a mini Cesar Millan, and we knew we had to get a dog.  And now, three dogs later….we are still trying, still searching, and it’s all because we love our son.
what i’m wearing…
top: zumba wear {I am an instructor now, you know…}
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First of all, I can’t read newspapers…I just can’t handle the news of this world, it’s barely enough to handle the news of my own little family.  And as much as I love magazines, I find that I get all that I need or want to know from the world wide web…or better put, Pinterest.  So, while I do love sitting down with a good magazine, it basically has to have something to offer me that Pinterest or blogs haven’t already.
what i’m wearing…
top: forever 21
necklace: thrift store
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If you ask me, learning to walk is so overrated.  I would much prefer my kids to have not walked until, mmm, maybe about three?  But, my kids are quite ambitious and since birth they have felt the need to do everything early, which included walking.  But, I’m certainly not bragging, and here’s why…
what i’m wearing…
top: salvation army
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Okay, so I BARELY made this post, but it’s still Friday so I’m doing okay!

Packing up at the moment for my girls weekend away…and included in that is my final training for Aqua Zumba!!!
Me and Beto, we are about to be like *this.*

Check out my Zumba website here!

{I’m even beginning to speak a in a, how you say, eh-spanish accent.}

My hips don’t lie.

Okay…enough.

HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!!!

© 2012 “Le Musings of Moi”
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corn free, soy free, gluten free, dairy free, free!!!!

With all the health stuff I’ve had going on over the last couple of years, I’ve started making some little changes here and there.  
It was time to stop complaining and find a solution!


It’s been a journey, and I think taking it little steps at a time is the only way I’ve been able to arrive at where I am now.
And I know, I still have SO much to learn and SO far to go!


But, where I’m at this moment in time (and I’ve taken my family along with me) is that we have given up all things GMO (genetically modified).
As well as dairy.
And gluten.
And…well, is there is anything else?
Oh sugar. 
The white processed bad kind.
sigh.


And what’s crazy is that in all this I’ve discovered I have a pretty intense (oh the gas and pain and sore throat!) allergy to anything with soy in it.  
So, it’s a good thing that’s out anyway.
{soy is a GMO and it’s in everything, similar to corn.)
BEWARE! =)


I’m hoping that by eliminating all the crap, I can finally eliminate my many trips to the crapper each day.
{yes, I did just write that.  my mom should be so proud.}


But, just so you know…I’m certainly not jumping on any bandwagon and doing this because it’s the “in” thing to do.
{if you know me at all, it’s that I tend to do the OPPOSITE of what everyone else is.}
{middle child, right here!}


But, the fact is, that I have been researching and studying for a VERY long time, and the more I learn, the harder it has become to feed myself and my family those kinds of fake processed foods.


I want us to be as happy and healthy as we possibly can, and I want to know I did everything I knew to do physically to get us there.
{as always, there is a HUGE spiritual aspect to all this as well.  there always always is!}


Plus, with all my jobs, I don’t have time to be in the bathroom all day long.
just sayin….


And surprisingly, it hasn’t been much of an adjustment….for me.
I don’t even miss pizza!
And I’m an emotional eater FOR SURE.


But, if I’m going to be honest, (and I always am), for my kids….it’s taking a little bit longer.
They are two very strong willed children, and they won’t give up the junk without a fight.


Plus eating out or eating at other peoples houses is a slight issue we’re still learning to deal with.


Luckily, Jimmy and I are equally as strong willed.
Tired maybe (definitely), but strong willed.


And because I have been heavily relying on several of my health guru friends, I wanted to pass along some of the info I’ve been collecting, so you could check it out for yourself as well.


I’m also happy to post meal ideas here and there if that’s something you’re interested in as well.
We are simple cooks (“we” means Jimmy), so everything we make for the most part is quick and relatively easy.


{and I’m about to learn the talent of preparing the “snack plate” via my friend Juniper.}


For example, lately we’ve had….Taco salad, Mango Salsa Chicken, Brown Rice Pasta with Ground Turkey and Pasta Sauce, Scrambled eggs with guacamole and tomatoes and turkey, Orange Glazed Salmon….and more!


On the menu to come is Steak & Avocado Salad, mmmm…..


Okay…so here’s the beginning of the knowledge that has been passed down to me by my incredible friends.
{Libby, Candace, Juniper, Liz, and Aurora: thank you for helping me on this journey!}


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Important links:
Good video that opened my eyes to the issues with our foods:
Difference between pasture raised and cage free chicken eggs:
{you want pasture raised!}
Good website for recipes…use coconut milk in place of dairy and honey in place of sugar:
While you are learning to recognize the ingredients to avoid use this site to look things up: 
www.foodfacts.com

How to eat real foods on a budget: 
http://www.allparenting.com/my-table/articles/960691/eat-real-foods-on-a-budget

Get on Vitacost!  You’re first order will be $10 off and there isn’t anything health & food related you can’t find there! And for an amazing price!!!
I have a weekly order going.
Vitacost

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Movies to watch:
(all streaming on netflix)…
 King Corn
Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead
The Future of Food Inc.


Apps to get:
ShopNoGmo
Gluten Freed
FoodFacts
GFShopping
Fooducate


Books to read:
Skinny Chicks Eat Real Food by Christine Avante
Reshaping it All by Candace Cameron Bure
The Paleo Diet
The Makers Diet by Jordan Rubin


***I’ll add more of all these next blog post on this!***

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Q:  What are the ingredients to watch out for with corn/gluten?
A:  There are so many I can’t even remember them all.  Here are a few sites you can refer to to look things up and then you can use www.foodfacts.com too but it’s not 100% accurate:

Gluten ingredients:


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Q:  What do you eat out?
A:  There is  a restaurant called True Food Kitchen which is opening up, and I have have the Grass Fed bBison bBurger minus the bun and cheese there.  
{make sure you skip the sauce too if you have a soy allergy!  i found out the hard way.}


The places I have eaten out are as follows:

Sammy’s Woodfire Pizza:
They have a gluten free menu.  I ate a veggie pizza with gluten free crust and no cheese.  Very Yummy

Double Meat with whole grilled onion extra tomato protein style

Steak Salad with brown rice, grilled veggies, pico de gallo salsa only and side of guacamole.
*{Be aware that their meat is cooked with soybeans.  I will be complaining about this, because I NEED Chipotle in my life!  it’s just that I get sick every time I eat there!}*

 Any restaurant that serves wild caught fish grilled and order veggies and/or rice as the side, no bread.

Any of their salads with no salad dressing, no corn, no beans. Substitute any wild caught grilled fish in place of the chicken. Use salsa as the dressing.

Of course there are things wrong with every one of these but better than most.


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Q:  What do you order online?

A: Online I order my thai coconut milk, Lara Bars, and then some Gluten Free snacks for the baby.


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Q:  What medicines do you use?

A:  None of us take vitamins anymore.  So far we haven’t had to do much with medicine.  I only use it if we really need it.  I buy gel cap ibuprofen that doesn’t have corn in it.  I use hylands homeopathic medicine for the kids when they are sick. Other than that we don’t use any medicine.


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Q:  What are your kitchen staples?
A:  Here is a list of some of the main things we eat or have in the house all the time:

Avocados (they don’t have to be organic)
Bananas (they don’t have to be organic)
Apples (organic)
Vital Farms pasture raised eggs from whole foods
Rice pasta  (make sure there is no corn flour or corn products, usually just rice ingredients and flax seeds)
organic kale (for juicing and smoothies!)
amazing meal powder (pomegranate is my fave flavor for smoothies!) (vitacost!)
organic pasta sauce
organic brown rice cakes (vitacost)
rice crackers plain (vitacost)
almond milk (pacific brand) (vitacost)
thai coconut milk (canned) (vitacost!)
grass fed beef
organic coconut flakes (vitacost!)
canned black olives
wild caught salmon
quinoa
organic brown rice
frozen organic peas
frozen organic broccoli
frozen organic fruit from Costco
bare fruit organic apple chips from Costco
organic chicken broth
lots of organic fruits and veggies
any wild caught fish
pamelas products GF bread mix (for tortillas) (vitacost!)
pamelas products GF pancake mix (for pancakes) (vitacost!)
extra virgin olive oil
Apple Farms grass fed hot dogs with no nitrates
raw honey
Trader Joes Snickerdoodles
Trader Joes lollipops
Raw nuts/seeds
Trader Joes dried fruit (their pineapple is amazing!)
Trader Joes rice crispy bars
Trader Joes olive oil potato chips
Luna and Larrys Coconut Milk Ice Cream
Trader Joes Coconut Ice Cream
Barbaras Honey Rice Puffins (vitacost!)

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Okay, so I would think that is PLENTY to get you thinking.

It certainly was for me.
And do your own research….preferrably studies and info NOT government funded. 


Also, if you must…start slow.
Maybe the first month, give up dairy.
The next month, gluten.
And so on….


Just do something.
Make a change.


I have a LOT more to share, but I’ll save some for another post soon.
This is quickly becoming a passion of mine so I can’t seem to learn enough.
{add that to my Zumba teaching & freelance writing and I’m kind of an all over the place mess!}


And if you guys are on a similar journey with your diets, PLEASE, leave comments and ideas and suggestions below!


We all need support!


P.S.  I also gave up soda.  Even my Zevia because it had corn in it.  
I’m a strong woman, hear me ROAR!


{this has been a part of my BlogHer Roomie/friend Mama Kat’s workshop}
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the anxiety cure: another update

{know that this is simply an update on the physical changes, and of course there is an entire aspect of spiritual changes that go with this all as well.  blog post to come on that!}
If you’ve read or poked around on my site at all, you probably know a little about my struggles with depression and anxiety.
{some of you have become my closest friends because of this!}

While it’s not a daily struggle, there have been times in my life where it was.  
Having kids and losing loved ones will do that to you, I suppose.

But, when it started showing up unexpectedly, especially when it’s never been my personality to be anxious or worried, I was a little concerned.
And so, the last few years have become a journey into learning, and reading, and experimenting with ways to get better.

I tried medication.  It helps, but with side effects.
I tried changing my eating (or so I thought at the time), not so much help, but I realize now I wasn’t really changing enough.
I tried natural supplements, after seeing a Biocytonics doctor of sorts. (which won’t do much if your diet still isn’t good, and mine wasn’t.) Also not a lot of help.

It was about that time that my integrative doctor had decided to do a full blood panel and check all my levels to see what was going on.  Our focus was more on my recent gallbladder surgery, but God had a different plan.

When we got the results, we were finally able to see all the madness happening inside my body.
Which kind of matched up exactly with the madness happening on the outside….


I had a massive imbalance of hormones.
Or to be more blunt, I had the progesterone levels of a POST menopausal woman.
Google that.  
Those symptoms are NOT fun.
{don’t you want to send me flowers now?}

So, over the next year, we continued to watch the levels (which continued to get worse) all the while trying different natural methods and diet changes.
(again, i wasn’t truly changing too much with my diet.)

Finally, after a year of consistently low levels (which was this last May), it was determined that I was officially entering the PeriMenopause stage of my life.


At 33 1/2.
{yes, I still get excited about the half.  i can’t WAIT to be 40.  and i’m totally serious.}

And so, my doctor and I decided together to go the bioidentical hormone replacement route.
And while you always start slow, already in just two months time, I feel an incredible difference.

  • There have been no panic attacks. {thank you Jesus!}
  • I haven’t felt true anxiety in a long time. {I’ll take it!}
  • I have more energy during the day, and I’m beginning to sleep better at night.

It’s kind of crazy how much our hormones affect us.
And it’s kind of crazy how doctors aren’t having women checked more often BEFORE prescribing anti-anxiety or depression meds.

I’ve learned there are so many more things other than the thyroid that can affect you emotionally….


All this to say….
This is simply my journey.  
My story.  
My lessons along the way.

While we each have similar stories, we may have a different road to find what works best for us.

But, I pray that each of you who may be struggling, will take the time to learn more.
Be your own doctor in thse sense that you research all your options.
Talk to people who have walked this road….and take notes.

And remember that we aren’t meant to be overloaded with stress, depression and anxiety.

There IS a cure…we just can’t ever give up.
And we have to maintain a community of support, love and trust…
and I hope you feel that here.

No matter what, I get it.
No matter what, I will be there for you.
And in anything and everything I will pray and help you seek and find the answers the Lord has for you.


We all will.
This amazing little community we’ve created.
My latest fave rescources:

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Next up, I’ll be sharing my diet changes….and all the tips I’ve been given in case you want to join me on that part of my journey.
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what i wore on the mommalogues

Yay!
I am actually BACK on track here!
My Friday posts are back.
Bam!

Remember to see the videos, check out the right hand sidebar or visit the Mommalogues site!

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What outfit or beauty product do you always count on to feel your most beautiful?
How does any girl choose just one beauty product or one item of clothing that makes them feel most beautiful?  I’m just way more complicated than that, because it all depends on how I’m feeling.  Sometimes it’s a certain type of look, sometimes it’s a certain kind of beauty product, but usually it’s a combination of it all.

what i’m wearing…
top: h&m from goodwill
necklace: salvation army
gifted necklace: kate spade
makeup mentioned: mary kay ultimate mascara, wet n wild blush, physicians formula eyeliner, chanel lipgloss

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I am most definitely quite conservative when it comes to letting my kids have sleepovers at their friends.  And when I say “quite conservative,” I mean I don’t allow them….ever.  Annnnnnd, to be quite honest, I’m not sure I ever will.  Not now and especially not when they’re teenagers.  I’m all about play dates, but when it comes time to sleep, it needs to be at home in their own beds. Of which, I will always be checking to make sure they’re still in it until the day they move out. Like I said, I’m conservative.
what i’m wearing…
top: goodwill
headband: h&m
earrings: wet seal (vintage)
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Taylor, my 7 year old, is a very deep thinker.  He is constantly thinking about things that as an adult I haven’t even thought about.  So, when he comes to me with deep theology questions about God and Christianity and Life, I do what every good mom would do….I tell him to wait till his dad gets home and ask him.  So, when it comes to challenging conversations, Jimmy would be definitely be the one to tell you all about those.
what i’m wearing…
top: salvation army
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Maybe I’m missing something here, but do good stories come out of a drive in movie experience?  Because when I go see movies, that’s basically the extent of my story…I went to see a movie.  But, in the spirit of making things interesting, here is the best memory I could come up with.  Enjoy!
what i’m wearing….
maxi dress: walmart ($16!!!) and it’s SO cozy
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Hope you guys have an AMAZING weekend spent resting and enjoying your loved ones!
xoxo
© 2012 “Le Musings of Moi”
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business cards giveaway! {giveaway closed!}

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With Blogher 2012 in New York coming up, I’ve been on the search for the perfect business card for just the right price.  In all my research (I tend to over research some would say…) I discovered PrintRunner.  I even purchased a set of 250 cards myself just to make sure they were as amazing as they sounded.
And let me tell you they are!  Glossy and full color on both sides, and they were SO easy to create (especially for someone like me…).  AND, I got them literally in THREE DAYS!
I’m so amazed and impressed that now I’m most definitely going to use them for my Aqua Zumba Instructor cards as well.
So.
If you’re looking for some non cheesy amazing quality business cards for your blog/business (and especially for BlogHer 2012!!!), you have got to enter this giveaway.
It’s the hook up of all hook ups.
Here’s a little more about the company and what one lucky winner will get to take home….
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PrintRunner.com was established with little more than a small press and a dream. Ten years later our company became one of the foremost quality printers in Southern California. Our commitment to provide the best value and high quality full color printing at affordable price made our company grow.  PrintRunner is a full service high quality printing company located in Chatsworth, California.
Details of the giveaway prize:
Business Card Size and Style Business Cards – 2×3.5 (Standard)
Quantity: 250
Colors: 4/4 Color Both Sides
Paper: 14 pt. UV Coating on Front, 14 pt. UV Coating on both sides,
Proof: NONE
Rounded Corners: NO
*Giveaway is open to US Residents only, ages 18 years old and above.*
Ways to win:
1) Well there’s the obvious one.  You have to either be a GFC follower or subscribe to my blog via the feed on the right hand sidebar.  (yes, i check….)
And for more entries….
2) Follow PrintRunner on Twitter and/or Facebook
3) Follow Le Musings on Twitter and/or Facebook
4) Tweet, Blog and/or Facebook about this giveaway!
I’ll choose a winner next Friday!
(and you’ll definitely get your cards in time for BlogHer!)
***disclosure: big thanks to Printrunner.com for providing me with this same prize for hosting the giveaway!***
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what i wore (last week) on the mommalogues

Okay, THIS will be the week I get my world back on track, and from now on these posts will go back to their regular scheduled day, Friday.
So I better catch up…here’s last weeks. 
{writing, zumba, learning choreography, kids, summer vacation…who can handle it all???}
To see the videos check out the plug-in on the right hand sidebar or visit SheKnows Mommalogues.
Okay.  We all know (especially my family), that I don’t cook.  But, what you might not know, is that I can’t even properly think of side dishes to prepare or buy to bring to a party or picnic.  And actually, I have a super funny story about the one time I thought I finally had the perfect side dish to bring…and how it ended up being, mmmm…not so much.
what i’m wearing…
top: goodwill
headband: h&m
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We are simple folk who like to celebrate the holidays in a simple way.  While in the past there are have been parties and late nights, now that we have young kids (who get psycho with less than 10 hours of sleep), we are lucky if we all stay awake to see the fireworks! (I think last year was the first!) This year, in fact, I want to go even more simple then years past…although, I have yet to pass that by the husband.  Anyway, this is what I hope to be doing this Fourth of July.
what i’m wearing….
necklace: wet seal (almost vintage!)
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I decided to once again bring in my better half for this topic.  Who better to say what trait of mine our kids should get than my husband?  This was a tough one for me, because there are just so many qualities of his that I wish and hope my kids inherit….so while he chooses just one (not sure how he narrowed it down so easily), I have to name at least two.  And one has a lot to do with crying.
what i’m wearing….
top: tj maxx
necklace: kate spade…an amazing gift from my florida friend, Karin
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When it comes to who I go to for cheering up when I’m down, it really all depends on who or what got me there in the first place.  If being blue has nothing to do with my kids or husband (it happens!), then a snuggle and quality time with them usually can lift my spirits.  Or at the very least center me a little.  But, when it’s my sweet family that has driven me to my breaking point (also happens!), I run as quickly as possible to, first prayer (asking/begging God to control my kids!), and then to my best friends and sisters.  It’s those amazing girls that have the incredible ability to make me laugh and help me to see the brighter side.  I feel truly blessed that I never feel alone with them around.
what i’m wearing…
dress: walmart (it’s the new target)
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i just need a minute or two

I am absolutely blessed.
God is at work, and I love to be a part of it however small my role may be.
But, sometimes in order to be used, we have to stop and find nourishment.
If we go, go, go…without taking a moment, we’ll end up with nothing to give.
I love going and doing and serving….but lately I am feeling as though I need to pause.
I crave a moment to breathe deep and reflect and sit before my Bible and God to gain some strength and wisdom.
I just need a minute or two….
in a row.
It’s what He’s asking of me.
It’s time to collect my thoughts so that I can hear His.
Been there?

© 2012 “Le Musings of Moi”
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