Category Archives: Stacey Hoffer Weckstein – The Mom Renewal Project

Stacey Hoffer Weckstein is the Chief Mom Officer of The Mom Renewal Project, which is an online community to help moms recharge – heart, mind, & body – so they can live their best lives as women and moms. She is also the founder of Inspiring Social Media, which connects inspiring brands with inspiring social media moms. Stacey lives in Chicago with her husband and two young boys.
http://momrenewal.com
http://www.staceyhofferweckstein.com

Easy to Make Pretzels with Auntie Anne’s At-Home Baking Kit

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My friends over at The Balancing Act on Lifetime Television recently sent me an Auntie Anne’s At-Home Baking Kit to review. Little did they know just how much my kids love Auntie Anne’s pretzels. It’s their #1 request when we are at Westfield Old Orchard in Skokie.

My boys love fresh warm soft pretzels. They also love art projects. So they were pretty excited when they heard they could combine two of their favorite things with this baking kit.

Thank you Auntie Anne’s Pretzels and The Balancing Act for this delicious opportunity to bake with my children.

Here’s our step-by-step easy to make visual instructions for you and your kids. If we can make them, anyone can make them!

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Are We Failing Our Hearts?

Sometimes I’m guilty of failing my body. Sometimes I get so wrapped up in day to day live and get so focused on my dream that I begin to ignore my body.  And sometimes I get hit with a sense of reality that shakes me to my core and reminds me that I must make my physical health a priority.

Last week I was shaken to my core when I received news from my mom that the daughter-in-law of one of her close friends died of heart disease at the very young age of 45. Although heart disease is the number one killer of women, it’s still shocking for me to hear that a 45 year old mother of 3 can have heart failure.

I Can’t Stop Thinking About Her. Continue reading Are We Failing Our Hearts?