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Emergency Preparedness

If you’ve ever experienced an emergency at home or on vacation, you know emergency preparedness can save your life and the lives of others. You never know when it will happen… Just 2 weeks ago 10 of us were in Cabo to celebrate our friend Mary’s 40th birthday.  We ate great food, had wonderful beverages, laughed, swam and enjoyed each other’s company.  We knew Matthew and Marvin had rescheduled their flights to return Monday to enjoy another day in paradise instead of returning on Sunday with the rest of us.  We didn’t think much of it (I was actually...

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5 Facts About Malaria

Malaria is an everyday threat to families around the world, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. Here’s 5 quick facts about malaria you might not be aware of. It may seem like a strange topic for a website dedicated to better sleep but it does actually have something to do with sleep.   We are  a proud to support the Against Malaria Foundation in its campaign to protect people from the spread of this disease through the distribution of long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito nets that cover beds while people in affected areas sleep. 5 facts about malaria showing the dire importance of...

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Happy Birthday to Me! A birthday gift for you!

Time to celebrate with a birthday gift for you because… IT’S MY BIRTHDAY WEEK!!! I’m not typically the type to celebrate  my birthday for an entire week but over the last few years, I’ve seen a growing trend of “birthday week” celebrations and some 1/2 birthday festivities (6 months before your actual birthday, in case you were wondering). So this year I’m going to jump on the bandwagon and celebrate the entire week BUt with a twist.  Instead of making it completely about me, I’m going to do a random act of kindness each day to bring a bit...

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10 Unique Gifts Ideas for Father’s Day

With Father’s day just around the corner I wanted to give you a great list of 10 gift ideas that 1) he’ll love, and 2) make you look like a gift giving goddess.  To do that I’ve scoured the internet, put on my listening ears and found unique gifts that he is sure to remember.  No Ties or #1 Dad coffee mugs on this list. Without much further ado, here you go: 1.  A Man Crate:  What is a Man crate you ask?  Well, it’s the perfect gift all wrapped up in a real wooden crate.    This site...

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Top 10 Unique Mother’s Day Gifts

Since my boys are still too young to shop on their own, my husband recently asked for ideas for Mother’s Day gifts. Here’s a list of 10 unique gift ideas that are all well under $75 (Most under $30)! Photobook:  I’m a sucker for pictures and I will shamefully admit that I took 150 pictures at my children’s first swim lesson alone. Necessary? No. But I have all these pictures and no where to put them.  I could finally have the pictures printed and easily accessible and so could the mom in your life. (Starting at $11.99, Shutterfly.com) A Humorous...

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