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The Best On-The-Go Salad!

A large bowl of nutritious goodness awaits you, and it is only 30 minutes away! This on-the-go salad is perfect for busy families, if you’re looking to eat better or simply because you love eating anything out of a jar (that’s me!). The salad ingredients are perfect examples of how …

Life’s a Peach: Darling Magazine Peach Upside-Down Cake

If you aren’t familiar with Darling Magazine, you should be. They are absolutely lovely. There are not many media sources who are portraying women in such a positive, optimistic and thoughtful way. Their goal is to inspire and empower rather than mold and influence. I feel it goes without saying …

Best Skincare Tips for Moms: Interview with Dr. Paul Nassif #joyofmom

Best Skincare Tips for Moms: Interview with Dr. Paul Nassif

There is just something about seeing the bright, happy face of children that warms our heart. Kids just have that natural glow that can’t be bottled because it’s part pure wonder and never ending joy! With the focus on wellness now, I know all moms out there want to make …

10 Household Hacks that Double as Beauty Treatments! #joyofmom

10 Household Hacks that Double as Beauty Treatments

Hey, moms! You don’t need an appointment or a babysitter to book the hottest spa in town. In fact, this is a place where your spa treatments will either cost nothing or just a few dollars. Yes, you have the makings in your home for some very luxe spa treatments. …

Recipe: Carrot Muffins #joyofmom

Carrot Muffins

There are two schools of thought on muffins: Either you can think of them as a small cake or turn them into a healthy, yummy treat or even breakfast on the run. Carrot muffins are especially tricky if your kiddo is a picky eater with veggies. The idea is not …

You Are Who You Eat With - Joy of Mom

You Are Who You Eat With

Connection. It’s the most valuable part of a family relationship. Yet it’s also the first thing to dissolve when we inevitably get busy and distracted. Work demands call our attention. Our older children are busy texting with their friends. Laundry and dishes are a never-ending cycle. We retreat to our …

Recipe: Beauty Juicing #joyofmom

Recipe: Beauty Juicing

She takes care of the skin belonging to some of Hollywood’s biggest mommies including Rachel Weisz and Naomi Watts. Joanna Vargas, celebrity esthetician and organic skincare specialist, says that true beauty begins from inside. To that end, she’s passionate on juicing to be healthy and have gorgeous skin. Juicing aides …

Easy Recipes for Moms On-The-Go! #joyofmom

Easy Recipes for Moms On-The-Go

Easy Recipes for Moms On-The-Go Us mamas have a to-do list as long as the Declaration of Independence. And just as we think we are crossing off the final chore on the list, somehow more chores magically appear. I know you know what I mean, Moms! We are constantly in …

Three Leafy Green Recipes to Knock Your Socks Off! #joyofmom

Three Leafy Green Recipes

Three Leafy Green Recipes to Knock Your Socks Off Leafy greens have a great reputation when it comes to nutrients and benefits for your health, but a bad rap when it comes to taste. We often read and hear from friends about their distaste for the flavor of leafy greens. …

The Power Of Lemons! #joyofmom

The Power Of Lemons

I absolutely love the color yellow, which is a natural and scientifically proven joy or mood booster. One of my favorite yellow things is the lemon, which is in peak season whether you grow them in your backyard (a fun family project) or buy them at the store (also good …