Janie & Jack Holiday Collection

Family
This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I am so looking forward to the new J & J Holiday Collection this year! There's something for moms, daughters, and sons. This collection is perfect if you are looking for elegance, luxe, and glamour. The Fair Isle Sweater pictured above, is exactly what I would get for my sons. It does not necessarily scream Christmas, but its perfect for the entire Winter season. Then there's the gorgeous crimson wool coat in the picture below that is absolutely divine for the girls. “Inspired by a very special time of year, the J&J Holiday collection is a modern twist on timeless classics for picture-perfect celebrations, ” said Shelly Walsh, GM of…
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5 Organic or Naturally-Minded Restaurants in Charlotte

5 Organic or Naturally-Minded Restaurants in Charlotte

Food
Going out to eat is one of the most difficult things for us to fully enjoy since we started eating foods without harsh chemicals and pesticides. It does not help that kids LOVE going out to eat because I am sure it would be easier to avoid.  Since we like going out and taking the kids out to eat, we do have to compromise in some of the choices because there are only a few restaurants that are organic. Unfortunately, with the organic label comes a higher price. Yet, for us we choose quality over quantity, meaning there is nothing more important than our health. I chose to share a brief list of restaurants in Charlotte, NC that are organic, as close to naturally-minded as possible, or serve foods that come from local sources. Check…
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Fight the Flu Naturally and Quicker

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This post may contain affiliate links, meaning I may earn a small commission from some of the links provided in this post. Unfortunately, I have been hearing that the flu has been hitting Charlotte pretty hard. Just this past month, several schools had some classes where more than half of their students were out because of the flu. Typically it seems that when you hear that word, people start to panic.  That is exactly how I was when I  became a mom in 2010 (technically 2009). Now, being a mom of four and having dealt with the flu in our family last year and about 2 years ago, I have found some natural remedies that have worked for us.  This past year, my husband got hit with the flu and was…
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