6 Simple Steps to Make Your Fitness Goals a Reality

How to Stick to your Exercise Resolutions

  It’s that time of year again, gyms are PACKED and everyone and their Grandpa are making fitness goals. And you know what, that’s amazing because no matter your current level of physical health, all of us can do something to go to take it up a notch.   Maybe for you, “up a notch,” […]

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Top 10 Posts of 2015

Best of No Small Life 2015

It’s hard to believe that we’re waving goodbye to 2015 and stepping into a brand new year isn’t it?     It literally seems like yesterday that I wrote this post about 2014 and totally confessed to you my then love/not-always-love relationship with the New Year.  BUT, that was last year and this year I […]

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The 2 Things Your Marriage NEEDS This Week

How to keep your Marriage Strong during the Holidays

  Does anyone else feel like they need to slow this week down just a little bit?   This time of year with all the celebration, and wonder and beauty can also, quite frankly, be really rough on relationships. Spending is up, down time is, well, down with family, friends, work and possibly school all […]

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The BEST Banana Bread-they’ll Never know it’s Healthy! (GF DF)

Gluten Free Dairy Free Corn Free Banana Bread

  We could all use a few healthy recipes in our back pocket. ESPECIALLY ones that can fool even the harshest of critics. And really, is there a more friendly food than…   Banana Bread, it’s such a versatile little loaf. It’s there for you be it Breakfast, Dessert, Afternoon Snack or just the perfect […]

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The Christmas “Un-Bucket” List: What I Won’t be Doing This Year.

What NOT to do at Christmastime

I left Bath and Body Works the other day a little miffed. I realize that statement should be an oxymoron. Usually, my nostrils are so filled with all the Cinnamon-Pecan-Vanilla wonderment that nothing can dampen my mood, but alas, their marketing got to me. Exhibit A.   The Perfect Christmas. Now understand, I am NOT […]

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Christmas Home Tour 2015

Modern Cozy Christmas Decor Ideas

  Everyone! It’s December! That’s right, now all of you who have been closet listening to Christmas music since Labor Day can come out free of shame. And here, let me add a song to your playlist..Pentatonix “Hark the Harold Angels Sing” because… SO good. Literally, clear the floor because you’re about to dance.   […]

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The Perfect Winter Coat for Under $100

The BEST Winter Coats on a Budget

I hate to break to it to you, but Winter is coming.  I know, trust me. I feel you.  Michigan is seriously such a lovely place to live.  Except. In. Winter.  Now, there are times mind you when Winter is absolutely gorgeous.  Snow capped trees, dangling icicles and that white frosty blanket that just glistens […]

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5 Apps Guaranteed to Save you Money around the Holidays

Best Apps to save money at Christmas

    I’m going to say something that might surprise you, something that some of my closest friends were even shocked to find out. Ready for this?   I’m…. not a Black Friday Shopper. I know. Here’s the deal you guys, I love people and I also happen to (most of the time) love the ‘art’ […]

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5 Things Your Husband Wants You to Know

Top things Husbands wish their wives knew

  My husband and I dated for 4 ½ years before we walked down the aisle. So basically, we thought we had each other pretty well figured out. And this marriage thing? We’d obviously have it down pat. Then, one rainy afternoon in May we said ‘I Do,’ and we realized how little we actually […]

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Gratefulness Challenge & 5 Things I’m Thankful for Today

#NSLGratefulnessChallenge with a FREE Printable

  Here we are, the beginning of November. The daylight is getting shorter and with the Holidays approaching the to-do list could be getting longer. This time of year tends to polarize people into either those who L-O-V-E the holidays with a capital LOVE or those who will grin and bare it until January.   […]

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