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GRATITUDE THROUGH PICTURE BOOKS

As we rush through making dinner, baths, and bedtime, I often have to stop myself and take it all in.  I’m really lucky.  I’m grateful for my beautiful family, the roof over my head, the meaningful work I accomplish at my job, and a community of friends.  That sense of gratitude is something that I […]

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EASTER EGG CUPCAKES

  The Easter Bunny left us something darling! These Easter Egg Cupcakes are kid tested and approved. #MixUpAMoment #ad #sponsored   This post is second in the series sponsored by J.M. Smucker Company.  Be sure to seek out the first one.  I replicated a classic American candy bar into cake form!  It was epic.   With […]

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LESS GIFTS, MORE MEMORIES

While driving into town last week with the goal to get some Christmas shopping accomplished I was searching my brain on what to put under our tree this year. Truth be told our kids really had no burning desires on their lists.  They are pretty content kiddos and they had to give it some deep thought when I […]

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SOFT GINGERBREAD MAPLE COOKIES

This post was republished with permission from Ally’s Sweet and Savory.  These Soft Gingerbread Maple Cookies will certainly kick off the holidays.  They taste like a true gingerbread cookie, yet a bit lighter and with a hint of maple.  A definite must on your holiday baking list. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience. […]

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Glam up your Christmas decor…on a budget

Hi, my name is Michelle, and I have OCD. Obsessive Christmas Disorder. It is true, I absolutely LOVE this time of year. Our home is already 100% decorated. I know that can be a hot-button topic, but in my defense we don’t host Thanksgiving and we don’t turn our lights on until then…unless my sneaky, “Buddy […]

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3 STEP CROCK POT MASHED POTATOES

This post was republished with permission from Ally’s Sweet and Savory. This post contains affiliate links for your convenience.   Well, here we are at the start of another week {yeah, it’s Tuesday, but whatever}.  This past weekend kind of feels like a blur.  I don’t really remember what I did or where I went. […]

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