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Vaca Sans Kids

THE ART OF THE KID-FREE VACATION

Summer is winding down. One of our favorite things about summer are the family adventures. As important as family vacations are, there is another type of vacation…the lesser hailed but equally incredible and, dare I say it, possibly even more necessary sister to the “family vaca” is the unicorn trip: the Kid-Free Trip. Gasp! Yep, […]

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CHOCOLATE CHIP PECAN SKILLET COOKIE FOR TWO

This post was republished with permission from Ally’s Sweet and Savory Dessert for two! Sometimes you just need a little something sweet on date night, right? A good dessert is my saving grace.  Is it for you?  As I’ve said before I try and save those calorie-laden dishes for the weekends or special nights out.  I just can’t […]

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CHOOSING THE HARD ROAD

I remember being a little girl dreaming about getting married and how amazing it would be to one day bear the title of wife and mother.   Fast forward and that dream came true as I have been a wife for almost 13 years and a mom for over 9.  Recently, I was sitting with […]

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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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I GIVE UP!

WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS, GIVE UP!

Once I became a mom, it seemed that so many balls were thrown in the air all at once.  Breastfeeding, working, lack of sleep, diapers, laundry, toys, advice from those I wanted it from and even more advice from those I didn’t.  The feeling of needing to have it all together felt overwhelming and unattainable, […]

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THE FIGHT THAT SAVED OUR MARRIAGE

Brace yourselves ladies – Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day. All week long your friends will be glowing with happy stories about their picture perfect relationships. Your social media feeds will be flooded with flowers, and kisses, and chocolates, and jewelry… You know the drill. It seems like every time February rolls around it’s a non-stop batterment […]

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