Rockstar Doggy Momma: Stephanie Andre-Ouellette

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Meet this week’s spunky and classy Rockstar Doggy Momma: Stephanie Andre-Ouellette. Stephanie is a friendly, social butterfly full of life and lots of smiles. She’s a true friend and will do anything without question for those she considers “family.” She’s always encouraging, kind, never shy, and a wonderful listener.

Gluten Free: Is It the Way To Be?

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Fads come. Fads go. According to Mintel Research, over 40% of American’s still think that gluten-free is some type of diet fad. From my personal experience, people tend to fall into two different groups; those who know all about gluten and subscribe to a gluten free lifestyle and those who are still confused about gluten and why they should/shouldn’t avoid it.

Don’t Cheat Yourself This Holiday Season

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We are busy. Always busy. There simply are never enough hours in the day and holiday season is normal busy x1000. Your already full plate of responsibilities gets insanely full as you add holiday parties, shopping, gift wrapping, cooking, and traveling. Something has to give because despite all the added activities there are still only 24 hours in a day.

Dear Craving, Please Go Away

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We have the best of intentions to stay on a track of eating healthy and BAM! Out of the blue comes a craving for some sinfully delicious sugary or salty treat. What’s a girl to do?

RDM Holiday Gift Guide

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As all you Rockstar Doggy Mommas know finding the perfect gift for your best friend is high (if not the top) of your holiday shopping list. And yes, your pup will of course love his treats, toys and adorable clothes. But if you’re looking to venture out, Gatsby and I found our Top 10 RDM Gifts.

Rockstar Doggy Momma: Sara Stech

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Meet this week’s stylish Rockstar Doggy Momma Sara Stech. Sara is a personal shopper at the concept store space519, which specializes in curating an assortment of unique and hard to find items across a broad range of categories, including women’s and men’s apparel and accessories, apothecary, books, gifts, furniture and home items. In addition, Sara is a certified yoga teacher at Core Power Yoga, creating workouts that not only change your body but your life as well.

Gluttony or Impressive? You Decide!

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A few weeks ago I added a blog post entitled, “Is Your Dining Companion a Bad Influence?” which addressed that fact that women often mimic female dining partners in regards to how much food we consume. Eating with someone who loves salads and stays away from the bad stuff will generally cause us to follow suit. Eating with someone who love everything from appetizers, main course, and dessert will cause us to (in general) eat more than we may normally eat.

Rockstar Doggy Momma: Sarah Spain

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Meet this week’s dynamic Rockstar Doggy Momma Sarah Spain. Sarah is a lady of many talents: radio host, TV host, writer and philanthropist. Specifically, Sarah’s an espnW columnist and on-camera talent, a SportsCenter Anchor and a guest host for Chicago’s ESPN 1000.

UGH….HORMONES!

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Women talk about a lot of things but hormones rarely makes the list of hot topics. From the time our body begins to develop and we start our menstrual cycle to the time we see our doc about menopause and hormone replacement therapy and everything in between, hormones are in the spotlight yet we generally just keep it hush hush. After all, why ruin a good “girl’s night out” by talking about what weird things our body is are doing at this very moment.

Rockstar Doggy Momma: Christine Thoennissen

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Meet this week’s phenomenal Rockstar Doggy Momma: Christine Thoennissen. Christine suffered a tragic loss when her beloved first husband passed away when he was only 46-years-old. But as destiny would have it, she eventually met a wonderful man, whose first wife passed away the day after her husband.