health, Home, Lifestyle, Marriage, Parenting, Uncategorized

Anything Can Happen, and Being Prepared is a Good Thing

Happy Thursday, loves!   A digital detox is sometimes what the doctor ordered, and the Raiford family has spent ample time with our fair share of doctors in the past two or three months! Since our son’s unprovoked grand mal seizure on Valentine’s weekend, it’s been necessary. We are already so busy with our kids… Continue reading Anything Can Happen, and Being Prepared is a Good Thing

Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Hitting Reset on Your Body and Mind When You’re In A Funk

Happy Wednesday, loves! Can you believe we are officially nine days into the year already?! It’s amazing, isn’t it? I swear to you, it was just New Year’s Eve, and I was just rounding out the last day of the year. It was such a fun way to end the year, too. We had a… Continue reading Hitting Reset on Your Body and Mind When You’re In A Funk

health, Lifestyle, Marriage, Uncategorized

Friday Favorite: Working Out to Feel Oh-So Good

Happy Friday, babes! Isn’t April just gorgeous? I love this time of year in Florida when the temperature is warm during the day but cool in the mornings and evenings…the open doors and windows, the late nights outside, and the fun we have with the people we love the most. Halfway through the month and… Continue reading Friday Favorite: Working Out to Feel Oh-So Good

Lifestyle

5 Daily Self-Care Habits that Make Life So Much Sweeter

Every day is different, yet it’s remarkably the same in Raiford household. We run a tight ship with schedules and routines for ourselves and the kids. It’s helpful in keeping everyone on track (and me less crazy), and it’s taught our kids some amazing habits. They know to clean up after themselves because messes make… Continue reading 5 Daily Self-Care Habits that Make Life So Much Sweeter

In the Kitchen, Lifestyle

Healthy 5-Minute Edamame Recipe Perfect for Snacking or as A Side Dish

Better late than never, right? I promised this recipe post two days ago, but I’m slacking this week. Seriously, back to school is amazing, but being part of the PTA for the first time is really a learning curve for me. I didn’t realize how many man hours it takes. I’m enjoying it – I… Continue reading Healthy 5-Minute Edamame Recipe Perfect for Snacking or as A Side Dish

In the Kitchen

Avocado Mango Salsa & Chicken Recipe: Under 5 Minutes and So Healthy

I am not a chef. I can’t even cook. Seriously, last night I actually wreaked havoc in the kitchen when I stuck a pre-made Publix rotisserie chicken into the oven to warm up still inside its plastic container. I didn’t even know you couldn’t do that. In hindsight, yes, I do realize plastic and ovens… Continue reading Avocado Mango Salsa & Chicken Recipe: Under 5 Minutes and So Healthy

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Vacation Recovery: Looking and Feeling Good After Too Much Indulgence

We have too much fun, and sometimes I make poor decisions when we’re having fun. Relax, friends; my decisions aren’t that poor. I’m talking about purchasing shots for a group of 12 knowing how I feel after a shot, or ordering a quesadilla for lunch alongside a couple of bloody Mary’s and a bucket of… Continue reading Vacation Recovery: Looking and Feeling Good After Too Much Indulgence