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HOW TO SURVIVE THE PTA

I walked into my very first PTA meeting 11 years ago, alone(other than the baby in my belly) introverted yet hoping to meet other mom friends and maybe volunteer a little.  Fast forward a few years and I found myself  becoming a board member. The year after that due to some unfortunate circumstances, I found […]

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Finding belonging in the midst of pain.

IS THIS JUST ME? FINDING BELONGING IN THE MIDST OF PAIN

  An interesting thing happens when you have persistent health issues. You can begin to fight your own body. Both mentally and physically. Over the last two years I’ve felt intense anger and even hatred for my body or parts of my body. Startling, but true. While others’ bodies seem to love them and react […]

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SPRING FLOWER COOKIE GARDEN PUZZLE

This post was republished with permission from Ally’s Sweet and Savory I recently had the honor to bake with Bob’s Red Mill premium Organic All-Purpose Baking Flour.  As a person who kinda goes a bit head-over-heels when it comes to baking {ahem, me}, I was super excited! Their Organic Unbleached White Flour is milled from fresh red wheat […]

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FREE SUMMER FUN IN THE QUAD CITIES

Free.  F-R-E E. FREE!! What an amazing, beautiful word, especially to a mama of children about to be set loose and ready for summer activities! So bookmark this list, jot it all down in your calendar and get ready for some free summer fun in our lovely Quad Cities.  MOVIES Bettendorf Movie in the Park  […]

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