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Saying Goodbye

SAYING GOODBYE

As a new parent, people give you advice on many things including breastfeeding, sleeping habits and the latest, greatest gadgets.  All of this information is great, but what I realized is that no one talks about how to deal with loss.  There is the simple type of loss, dealing with sleep, independence and even hair. […]

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6 SIMPLE WAYS MOMS CAN CARE FOR THEMSELVES

Over and over I hear that I need to take time and care for myself. With four boys under 10, I always think: if I take that time, I’ll be so far behind, it will take me hours to catch up. However, when I’m calm, patient and less stressed – when I’m cared for – […]

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LOVE YOUR FACE

LOVE YOUR FACE

For the most part, the 30’s have been amazing. It’s like your brain finally puts things in order – who/what to care about, who/what NOT to. There’s a pruning of what’s important, shedding the negative and really enjoying what life has to offer. That all said, not everything in the 30’s has been smooth.  And, […]

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BIRTHDAY COUNTDOWN POSTER

This post was republished with permission from Becca at Who Arted?   This post may contain affiliate links.  To learn more about ’em, click here. Okay, this has to be one of the COOLEST birthday countdowns we’ve ever done! Just look at his face – that is one happy kiddo! I was randomly surfing the Internet […]

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THE BENEFITS OF MAXIMALISM

Along with many of the people in the America, the appeal of minimalism entices me. At the beginning of the year, I did some serious Konmari-ing on my house. I got rid of over half my books, my clothes, toys and kids books, kitchenware, kids’ clothes. I had a soothing bedroom. I created an inspiring […]

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Patriotic Flag Punch

PATRIOTIC FLAG JUICE (GREAT FOR KIDS AND ADULTS)

All those Independence Day festivities are right around the corner. If you are like most Americans (and my family), that means plenty of food and drinks.  Want a fun (and simple) drink that will be the hit of the buffet table? This FLAG JUICE is my favorite punch for patriotic festivities. It looks great, tastes yummy, and […]

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THE MORNING I FAILED

We are now full swing into summer but just a couple weeks ago we were hanging on by a thread. Our family of five was burnt out. Tired. Over it. The morning grind was exhausting and on one particular Thursday morning we hit a new low. I snapped a picture of the uneaten cereal bowl left […]

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THINKING OF SELLING YOUR HOME-

THINKING OF SELLING YOUR HOME? NOW’S THE TIME.

Have you been thinking about selling your home? Perhaps your family has grown and you need more space.  Maybe you are looking for a neighborhood in your preferred school district. Perhaps you just want something different. If selling is on your mind, summer may be the best time of year to list your home for […]

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