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30-Day Meaningful ME Time Challenge

Can you believe it's almost September already?! Kick September off right by participating in The Cozy Reader Club's 30-Day Meaningful "Me Time" Challenge. Rejuvenate and refresh each day with small ideas and tips for relaxing, as well as finding small moments to de-stress. What better way to say hello to Fall? Follow along with us,… Continue reading 30-Day Meaningful ME Time Challenge

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How Every Mom Should Have a Fresh Start This Fall

Forget New Year’s resolutions, fall is the perfect time to create a fresh start, especially if you’re a mom with kids who are heading back to school. Maybe it’s because I’ve always been something of a nerd, but there’s nothing as invigorating to me as the promise of fall. I think it has something to… Continue reading How Every Mom Should Have a Fresh Start This Fall

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How To Stay Sane In The Summer Months

Ah, summer. That time of endless sunshine, the call of the water, fun with fireworks, and late nights spent catching fireflies after eating your fill of watermelon. Or, if you look at it another way, that time of relentless heat, sweat before you’ve even finished your morning coffee, and cranky, restless children who squirm away… Continue reading How To Stay Sane In The Summer Months

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7 Book-Inspired Movies And Shows To Binge On Netflix When It’s Too Hot Outside

As the summer temperatures begin to rise, beat the heat and stay indoors to enjoy a book-inspired Netflix binge. We’ve rounded up some of the best movies and television shows based on novels that are sure to fit any mood you’re in. Source: NBC.com Sports: Friday Night Lights BINGE ON: Netflix (5 Seasons) Based on… Continue reading 7 Book-Inspired Movies And Shows To Binge On Netflix When It’s Too Hot Outside

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5 Tips For Making Your Summer Vacation The Most Relaxing Getaway You’ll Ever Have

Whether you’re taking a summer getaway to a mountain cabin or planning to lounge on the beach, chances are, you’re in the mood for some much-needed me time. That means, no conference calls or 10-hour work days, just pure bliss. And after the inevitably hectic few days you’re sure to endure pre-vacay — things always… Continue reading 5 Tips For Making Your Summer Vacation The Most Relaxing Getaway You’ll Ever Have

Monthly Boxes

June 2017 Cozy Reader Club Box Revealed!

Here's the full reveal on the Cozy Reader Club box for June. This month we went with a fun beach theme since summer is here! June's book is The Gypsy Moth Summer, by Julia Fierro. Learn more  about the author in our previous blog post, "5 Facts You Didn't Know about June Author, Julia Fierro." For… Continue reading June 2017 Cozy Reader Club Box Revealed!

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How Moms Can Actually Make “Me Time” Realistic

I have a confession to make. There have been times, like say, last week, when I have actually been jealous of my husband for going to the bathroom alone. Yes, that’s pathetic and yes, it’s ridiculous, but that’s how busy my life as a full-time work-from-home mom of four. Every single second of my day… Continue reading How Moms Can Actually Make “Me Time” Realistic

Holidays

What If We Gave Ourselves Permission To Make Every Day Mother’s Day?

On Mother’s Day, many of us will probably give ourselves permission to do something that we love, something that makes us feel good, something that refreshes us -- we might sit outside with a new book, let our kids or our partner serve us a snack or breakfast in bed (anyone else think this is… Continue reading What If We Gave Ourselves Permission To Make Every Day Mother’s Day?