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8 Essentials For Home Exercise

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This water bottle is one of our faves! It is large enough to hold your daily 64 oz of water and has time markers as well as inspirational quotes to get you through the day. It is dishwasher safe, has a straw and convenient cover.

A great yoga mat can be a flexible, trusty friend for so many different kinds of exercises. Yoga, pilates and all kinds of at home exercises can be done from the comfort of your own home. This colorful yoga mat is non-slip with a perfect grip.

There are a plethora of exercises you can do with a jump rope. It is easy to get that heart rate up for a great cardio workout or a warm-up. This jump rope has comfortable, padded handles and tangle-resistant rope.

Nothing kills a good workout like sweat pouring down your face! These comfortable, cotton headbands will keep sweat out of your eyes and your face- which help end workout-related breakouts. These sweatbands are machine washable and hold up so well over time!

Resistance bands can be used to stretch or perform a variety of exercises. This kit includes several different strengths so you can get better over time. With the right exercises, you can have a full body workout with these resistance bands.

A yoga ball is a versatile, helpful addition to your exercise routine. It is great for warming up, doing ab exercises, stretching and more. This stability ball comes in many cute colors and even comes with a pump to fill it fast.

A foam roller is a convenient and helpful tool no matter what your level of fitness. It is especially helpful with a sore back or knots caused from bad sleep or straining during exercise. This durable foam roller will help you get a deep stretch and relieve all of your sore muscles.

If you’re counting calories, this digital food scale can be an essential tool in your weight lose journey. You can easily over or underestimate the amount of calories you are consuming on a daily basis- this metal food scale will help you get a more reliable estimate and takes all the guesswork out!

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The $7 Target Leggings EVERY Mom Needs

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These Target leggings are some of our absolute favorites for new moms. They’re high-waisted, super comfortable and only $7! Comfortable for lounging around the house but also enough coverage to wear them out. The perfect leggings for c-section moms with the supportive, non-restricting high waist. These leggings will be a staple in your wardrobe with a price tag that allows you to stock up.

These butter soft leggings are highly rated for good reason. Super soft and stretchy, these leggings will easily become your go-to postpartum leggings! Whether you’re staying in all day, running from school pickups to errands or heading to bed- these leggings will be your ride or die.

For shape wear leggings, look no further than these comfortable shaping leggings. The Assets by Spanx line of leggings at Target is a more affordable option than the usual Spanx brand. These high waisted shaping leggings provide great coverage, holds in muffin top and give you an amazing shape. These would be great postpartum leggings for new moms because they’re very soft, so flattering and great quality!

Another great choice are these Jersey Capri Leggings from Target. They are comfortable, stretchy and cropped- perfect for summertime. Perfect for lounging, sleeping or doing light exercise. At $10, these are a steal!

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Everything You Need To Know About Target Restock

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You may have heard talk of Target’s new program, Target Restock, in the last year. In a bid to compete with Amazon’s Prime Pantry, Target has dipped their toes into the grocery delivery market and launched a next-day delivery service of household essentials designed to attract those searching for the convenience factor. Target has been testing this next-day delivery program in many major cities for the last year. They’ve recently released a major update to the program which launches it nationwide- Target Restock is now available to more than 75% of American households. Looking for a Target Restock review? Read on for answers to some frequently asked questions and my personal experience with Target Restock!

  • What is Target Restock? How does Target Restock work?
    Target Restock is a program which offers shoppers the ability to quickly restock daily essentials, with over 15,000 items to choose from. Need toilet paper quick? Order Monday-Friday before 7:00 PM and your items will be delivered the very next day. Fill a box with up to 45 lbs of goodies that you need- or not! No minimum to ship your box.  Nifty tool tells you what percent of the box each item will take up and what percentage you have left to fill. 

  • What makes you Target Restock eligible?
    Where you live! Target Restock is currently available in certain areas. Check to see if your zip code qualifies here!

  • What kind of things are available on Target Restock?
    Over 15,000 items to choose from! Running low on school snacks? Target Restock surely has your kids favorites!  Even beverages like bottled water, coffee and tea. Household essentials like paper towels, toilet paper, laundry detergent and so much more!  

  • Is there a Target Restock coupon?
    Yes! Target usually offers a discount on their Target Restock homepage. If you have a Target REDcard, you get the additional 5% off too!

  • How much does Target Restock cost?
    If you have a Target REDcard, shipping is completely free and you get an additional 5% discount. Otherwise, shipping is a flat fee of $2.99.

  • How fast is Target Restock?
    Order before 7 PM Monday through Friday and get your box the next day! 

  • How big is the Target Restock box?
    The Target Restock box holds 45 lbs, or the equivalent of a shopping cart. Perfect enough to hold all of your much needed essentials. 

  • What is REDcard?
    REDcard is Target’s debit or credit card. The debit card links directly to your bank account and works like a check. Target REDcard holders get 5% off all purchases every day, early access to special promotions, free 2-day and Restock shipping and an extended return period. Get more information here.

  • So how was your Target Restock experience?
    Great! I ordered my items before the 7:00 PM cut-off and received them mid-day the next day. I ordered hand soap, pancake mix, all purpose cleaner, Claritin, pizza crusts, chips, cereal bars and coffee. At the time, they had a Target Restock coupon of $10 off on the Restock Homepage.

Target is definitely stepping up its game! With great services like Target Drive Up, Target Restock and their new 2-day shipping feature, it is getting easier and easier to shop Target. The everyday 5% discount, the frequently updated clothing lines and partnerships with celebrities like Chrissy Teigen and Joanna Gaines will keep many loyal customers coming back again and again. 

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Mom’s Best 10 Coffee and Espresso Machines of 2018


Whether you are a new parent or a seasoned veteran, nothing beats a strong cup of coffee after an all-nighter. Show yourself some serious self-care with these top picks for coffee and espresso machines. Whether you want to use freshly ground beans or the convenience of pods, this list of the best espresso and coffee machines is perfect for you. We have put in the hours to find the most dependable, easy-to-use, quality products on the market for every budget. Here are Mom’s Best 10 Coffee and Espresso Machines of 2018!



Mr Coffee Cafe Barista Espresso and Cappuccino Maker 
Mr. Coffee Barista Espresso Cappuccino 3-in-1 espresso maker espresso machine


The Mr. Coffee Cafe Barista 3-in-1 Espresso Maker comes with all the tools you need to make a delicious espresso, cappuccino or latte! This budget espresso machine is easy to use, customizable and one-touch machine will be a life saver after late nights up with your kiddos. The water and milk containers are removable making them easy to fill and clean. You will become a latte making expert in no time with this fast brewing machine! An automatic milk frother means less work for you and more quality coffee, fast. This espresso, cappuccino and latte maker will make delicious coffee, every time!

Breville Barista Express Espresso Machine

Breville Barista Express Espresso Machine BES870XL


Ready to master the art of espresso? The Breville Barista Express Espresso Machine is a powerful, all-in-one machine that creates an authentic espresso every time. The built-in coffee grinder makes a perfectly portioned amount of ground coffee beans, ensuring a fresh cup, whenever you need it! This fully customizable machine truly gives you a ‘barista’ experience. With several color options, this stainless steel espresso machine will look perfect on your kitchen counter. It comes with all the tools you need to make the perfect espresso, as well as a steam wand for a delicious latte or cappuccino. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, this espresso machine is the perfect introduction into the world of espresso!


DeLonghi Magnifica Super-Automatic Espresso/Coffee Machine

DeLonghi Magnifica Super-automatic Espresso Machine Cappuccino Machine ESAM3300

The DeLonghi Magnifica is a super-automatic espresso machine, meaning it is a truly automatic machine! Start your day with the integrated coffee grinder or pre-ground beans and your choice of the perfect cup of espresso, coffee, cappuccino or latte. No complicated barista moves to learn- this machine does it for you! Customize your machine to brew your cup exactly to your liking, whether its temperature, size or strength. This simple to use, compact espresso machine is designed to fit perfectly in your kitchen. This dependable, reliable and quality espresso and coffee machine will be a part of your morning ritual for years to come!


Ninja Coffee Bar Brewer System



Ninja Coffee Bar Brewer System Stainless Thermal Carafe Espresso Milk Frother

The Ninja Coffee Bar Brewer System is a flexible, reliable coffee system that adjusts to exactly what size you need- single serve, XL cup, half carafe, full carafe and more! The efficient design allows you to save big bucks on coffee by only making as much as you need. This customizable coffee machine also lets you personalize it to your own taste preferences, including rich brew, classic brew, iced brew, as well as cappuccinos and lattes! The hot and cold frother takes ALL of coffee your beverages to a whole new level. It also allows you to program a cup of coffee will be ready for you first thing in the morning with Delay Brew! Besides its stylish appearance and multi-functionality, it makes darn good cup of coffee. The Ninja Coffee Bar Brewer System will introduce you to a world of possibilities.



Nespresso Inissia Espresso Machine 

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The Nespresso Inissia Espresso Machine is the perfect match for the on-the-go parent that needs a fast, efficient and capsule-based espresso machine. The Nespresso Inissia is a one-touch, foolproof system, essential for the bleary-eyed parent living off one hour of sleep. No more wasting precious minutes waiting for your coffee machine to get to work- this skilled machine heats up in a mere 25 seconds! The sleek, compact design is available in a variety of colors, ensuring it will perfectly match your interior. Nespresso is known for its strong, delicious coffee and offers a variety of capsules with different flavors and profiles.


Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Machine

Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Machine Pod Espresso The Nespresso Vertuo Coffee and Espresso Machine is a major contender in the espresso machine lineup. This capsule-based system is a great way to get your coffee or espresso fix fast. Nespresso has a plethora of flavors to choose from with several variety packs so you can try them all! Nespresso offers three single-serve cup sizes. No need to deal with any complicated espresso machines- this one-touch system does it all. Simply fill the water reservoir, pop in a capsule, and press the button. That’s it! The machine even automatically ejects the capsule after brewing. Nespresso has made this incredibly convenient, easy-to-use coffee and espresso machine in several stylish colors- perfect for your classy kitchen!



Aeropress Coffee and Espresso Maker

Aeropress Coffee Maker Espresso Maker

Looking for an inexpensive option for your espresso fix? The Aeropress Coffee and Espresso Maker makes a delicious cup of coffee or espresso in one minute. The Aeropress makes the coffee-making process simple, easy and fast. The lightweight, convenient design makes it the perfect companion on-the-go. No more wasteful pods or capsules- this coffee and espresso maker will save you serious bank! Easy-to-clean, easy-to-use- what’s not to love?

The Original Bialetti Moka Express Made in Italy 3-Cup Stovetop Espresso Maker

Original Bialetti Moka Stovetop Espresso Maker

The Bialetti Moka stovetop espresso maker is a high-quality alternative to an espresso machine. This classic, eight-sided espresso maker is designed to trap in the aromatic flavors in every cup. The aluminum espresso maker makes a delicious cup of espresso in minutes!

In addition to its quality, the Moka comes in several different colors and sizes, therefore sure to fit right in with your kitchen. This easy to use espresso maker is the perfect stop top option for those without the counterspace or budget for a full-on machine.

Illy Y5 Bluetooth Espresso & Coffee Machine

Illy Y5 Bluetooth Espresso Machine Coffee Machine

Looking for an espresso and coffee machine that allows for mobile integration? Look no further than the Illy Y5 Bluetooth Espresso & Coffee Machine. This technologically savvy machine is easily customizable via your mobile device. You can easily make a cup of coffee or espresso- with you phone!

This capsule-based system couldn’t be easier to use. Make a fantastic espresso or a traditional cup of coffee with one simple button. Furthermore, used capsules are automatically deposited into a storage compartment for easy cleanup. The sleek, compact design of this stylish espresso and coffee machine will complement any kitchen.


Nespresso Pixie Espresso Machine

Nespresso Pixie Espresso Machine

The Nespresso Pixie Espresso Machine is an effective, strong machine in a little package. The smaller footprint means you have more space for things that matter. The one-touch system plus fast heat up time means you get delicious coffee at the touch of a button. Additionally, this capsule-based system and included milk frother delivers several different drink options, such as lattes and cappuccinos. With 17 different Nespresso capsules to choose from, you are sure to find your favorite cup of coffee or espresso.  This sturdy, durable machine will last you a lifetime!