Author Archive | amymjones

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MOMMY DITCH DAY

I am letting you all in on my dirty little secret. Spread the word carefully. This isn’t to be shared with just anyone. But every once in a while … I take a Mommy Ditch Day.   I don’t tell anyone. I get up and get ready like a normal day. I take the kids […]

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potted garden family project

OUR POTTED GARDEN

Growing up we always had a garden. I loved watching it grow, picking the produce, and trying new recipes. And I’ve always dreamed of having my own garden with my own family. Last year was my first effort and I went the route of a potted garden. My husband didn’t want to “ruin” the grass […]

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Kindergarten

MY CHILD IS NOT READY FOR KINDERGARTEN

The dreaded Kindergarten decision for a child with a summer birthday. It can consume a parent’s already filled brain. It’s only natural that we want our children to have all they need for success, and we wanted our summer baby to love school and learning. We were really concerned that he wasn’t ready. Sure, it’s […]

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5 UNIQUE THANKSGIVING SIDE DISHES FROM ALDI

I love to shop at my local Aldi. There are so many awesome items for spectacular prices. I could go on and on (Veggie Chips, Fresh Salsa, Almonds, Cheese Selection, Hummus, Couscous, Spaghetti Sauce, Chocolate, Greek Yogurt, etc.). I can get about 90% of the food for my family at Aldi, and I love leaving […]

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free fall and thanksgiving printables

Hi! I am one of the new writers for the QCMB. I believe that our journey as moms, aunts, friends, wives, etc. is better when we share lessons, expectations, triumphs and failures. The small moments count, too. (Like this blog topic). I find joy in connecting and empowering women, and that is why I decided […]

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