Our One Big Change & One Small One for Allergy Relief!

Allergy season has arrived!  Ah choo….watery eyes, scratchy throat…ugh!  No fun!  So our family tried two remedies, one giant one and one small daily change (a drink recipe) and both have made a difference.  I have actually been off Claritin for three months now!  Check out these ideas out that I showed in my recent […]

Family Wellness Ideas That Have Been Working For Us!

From my KTVK Channel 3 segment on the “Your Life A to Z” show that aired today…. The main reason I blog is to share ideas on how to make our manic lives a bit more managed and when I find natural remedies that work, I get really excited and I can’t wait to share […]

Quick & Easy Foods To Bring To A Holiday Dinner

Manic:  You have been invited to a friend’s Thanksgiving dinner but you don’t have a lot of time to prepare something elaborate.  Or perhaps you have a long road trip planned to get to your family’s Christmas celebration.  In both cases, you want to bring something festive and fun, but you don’t have a lot […]

Celebrate Earth Day With These Go Green Products & Ideas!

Happy Earth Day this week!  To honor Earth Day this week and all year round, here are some cool earth friendly family products and some good habits to practice to honor our beautiful earth.  Take a look and go green with us!  I recently showed these ideas on my KTVK morning show, “Your Life A […]

Healthy Habit Tips for Busy Families

Manic:  Keeping my family healthy despite a crazy busy and absolutely manic schedule! Managed:  Brainstormed ideas with my family so that we can work together to stay as healthy as possible with the right daily vitamin for both teen girls and boys, time management tips that get the kids (and myself) to bed on time […]

Another Sprouts Farmers Market $50 Gift Card Opportunity!

Happy Valentine’s Day!  We are celebrating today with another $50 Sprouts gift card giveaway!  Last week managedmoms.com gave away a $50 Sprouts Farmers Market gift card and we told you that we would do it again this week!  Keep reading to see how to enter this week’s drawing for your chance to win a $50 […]

AZ Local: Win A Cart Full Of Sprouts Farmers Market Groceries…Sprint Style!

Remember the old game show Supermarket Sweep? The format combined an ordinary team-based quiz show with the novel concept of a live, timed race through a supermarket.  Sprouts Farmers Market has a great opportunity to participate in “Sprouts Sprint” and win a cart full of groceries! In the timed race, the contestants can dash through […]

$50 Sprouts Gift Card Winner!

Thanks to everyone who entered the drawing for the Sprouts Farmers Market $50 gift card!  We will tell you the winner in just a minute, but first an announcement… WE’RE GIVING AWAY ANOTHER $50 SPROUTS GIFT CARD NEXT WEEK, SO STAY TUNED FOR THAT AND TRY AGAIN IF YOUR NAME WASN’T DRAWN TODAY!!   A […]

Sprouts Farmers Market New Store Preview & $50 Gift Card Opportunity

Since I am a huge fan of Sprouts Farmers Market, I was thrilled to be invited to get a sneak peek of a new store that is opening next week.  And keep reading because I’m giving away a Sprouts Farmers Market $50 gift card to one lucky winner and it is simple to enter!  I’ll […]

Mom Tested Home Remedies for Cold & Flu

Manic:  This cold and flu season for so many of my friends….our family hasn’t been sick yet…knock on some major wood! Managed:  Asked my gal pals what their favorite home remedies are for illness and I got some great answers, to take a look and be well out there…

Quick Carne Asada Dinner Idea & Sprouts Farmers Market Gift Card Winner!

To see who won the $20 Sprouts Farmers Market gift card, read on and remember we are giving another Sprouts $20 gift card away this Friday, too!  Good luck!  First, here is the quick dinner idea… Manic:  Dinnertime for a lot of busy moms as we try to think of quick and tasty dinner ideas […]

Shopping Sprouts Farmers Market Means Delicious Deals & Meals Plus Win A $20 Sprouts Gift Card!

Manic:  Keeping my informal New Year’s resolution to cook healthy meals for my family that will also keep us on a tighter budget!  I say this is manic because coming up with different daily meal ideas, without making daily trips to the store, isn’t always an easy task.  Plus I have a teenage boy in the […]

Cool Back to School Solutions for Families

Manic:  Back to school issues like getting the kids back on a sleep schedule, getting the family calender in sync, coming up with healthy snack ideas and more! Managed:  Decided to test drive some helpful tools like an online family calendar that updates everyone’s smart phones in an instant, healthy kid recipes and more.  Watch […]

AZ Local: Sprouts Farmers Market Opens in Ahwatukee!

Manic:  Me trying to find a grocery store close to home that has healthy, natural and affordable foods! Managed:  The arrival and grand opening of the new Sprouts Farmers Market!  The new location at 48th Street and Ray Road opens today at 7am!  I will be there to celebrate and fill my cart with the […]

Breakfast Foods: Balancing Quick & Easy with Delicious & Nutritious

Manic:  School mornings period!  And what are the right foods to feed my very busy teen and tween as they rush out the door? Managed:  Asked a professional to give us some ideas!  Certified Nutritionist Janet Little from Sprouts Farmers Market has some good and unique ideas!  And for you local Sprouts Farmers Market fans, […]