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10+ Fall Recipes for Your Instant Pot2

10+ FALL RECIPES FOR YOUR INSTANT POT

Instant Pots are all the rage lately. I feel like everyone I know has one, including the majority of us here at QCMB. If you have no clue what it is, it’s basically an electric pressure cooker that does so much more than that. <- Great read for beginners! It can make yogurt, be used as […]

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PINK AT THE PUMP™

As moms, I know we are all trying to do the best for our families. We read the labels, research the classes, and go out of our way to create memories that will last a lifetime. I get that it’s not easy to say “yes” to another committee, team, or fundraiser. But I want to […]

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Work Life Balance

WORK LIFE BALANCE

Work life balance has become a buzz word for so many moms and yet it has so many meanings that no one really knows what it means or how to achieve it.  For some, it means complete freedom to be the mom they always wanted to be and attend every event their child experiences while […]

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WHY I BLOG FOR QCMB

I often hear, “Why do you blog? I could never do that!” First, we don’t all have to do be good at everything and we don’t have to try everything. Second, we all have different talents to offer this world. Blogging is something that fits me.  It offers connection I believe in the concept that “it takes […]

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Ruth Ahnen Modern WOodmen of America

PROTECT YOUR FAMILY’S PEACE OF MIND | ASK THE EXPERT

If you are anything like us, you have burning questions that you want answered. That’s what the Ask the Expert series is all about – it’s a chance to get questions answered by local experts. Today, we’re turning to our friend Ruth Ahnen with Modern Woodmen of America. She is answering a question that many of us […]

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hell hath no fury like a kid finding art in the recycle

KIDS’ ARTWORK: KEEP IT FROM TAKING OVER YOUR HOUSE

Little did I know when my heart swelled with happiness with my son Charles’ first scribbles from daycare that one day these same projects and papers – this childhood artwork – would literally take over my house. I won’t lie, I still love looking through my boys’ papers, however, then, I want to recycle 99% […]

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First time Kindergartener woo's and woes

KINDERGARTEN WOES AND WOO’S!

The overpriced Pottery Barn monogrammed backpack is hanging on its rightful hook, with matching lunchbox and water bottle clipped into place. The stressfully obtained school supplies are beautifully packed. It’s about that time.  My big boy is officially going off to kindergarten! This makes me want to scream WOOOOO HOOOO!!!!! and cry boo hoo simultaneously. […]

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IF YOU TAKE A TODDLER CAMPING

IF YOU TAKE A TODDLER CAMPING

If you take a toddler camping, be sure to overpack. They’ll probably need the 100 diapers, 3 boxes of crackers, and a gallon of milk for the 2 day trip. (or not) If you take a toddler camping, they’re going to get dirty. So, you will want to overpack on the clothes and loads of […]

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