Miscellaneous

Kids Make Life Magical

Kids make life magical. Side note, I am writing this right after I have chased down my two-year old for the sixth time at the library to stop him from throwing yet another toy down the book return conveyor belt, but I still believe what I said. Coming out of the holidays this year really […]

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Miscellaneous

Teach Your Kids to Count Their Blessings

November’s focus at our son’s preschool is ‘What are we thankful for?’ We worked on his homework, the traditional hand print turkey with feathers he needed to decorate with things he is thankful for. This started the conversation about how lucky we are that we have loving family, a warm house over our head, food […]

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Healthy Eating

Delicious & Healthy Peanut Butter Balls

With the holidays right around the corner and Halloween candy in the pantry calling to me these peanut butter balls satisfy any sweet tooth. These tasty little treats are compliments of my mom’s toying with ingredients until she came up with the perfect recipe. My entire family can eat these when they want something sweet […]

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Health | Natural Alternatives

DIY Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer

  It’s that time of year – cold and flu season. The weather is changing, school is in full swing, and germs are EVERYWHERE! There is nothing worse than passing a bug around until each family member is miserable. Who wants a sick family?! Not me. One of the best ways to prevent the spread […]

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Get Moving

Why We Run as a Family

Looking back I realized my husband and I have signed up for a race of some sort, a 5k, 10k, half marathon, triathlon, etc. every year for the past 8 years. Good for us, right?! A little background, I used to HATE running. Just the thought of going for a run made me cringe. When […]

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Get Moving

My Favorite 5 Exercises to Tighten Your Tummy

Want an abdominal exercise routine that will work your whole midsection in less than 5 minutes? This routine is guaranteed to hit the right spots without having to devote all of your time to exercise; freeing up time to do the things you want to do! Our core muscles make up our midsection, from our […]

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Healthy Eating

Savory Chili

It’s that time of year. There is a chill in the air, football is on TV, and the smell of this savory chili is wafting through the house. This chili warms the soul and the best part is that it is quick and easy to make. It even freezes well so it can be a […]

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Miscellaneous

The Day From Hell

It started off like a normal day. I wake up to my oldest holding a pair of wet underwear in my face saying he had an accident. We go upstairs to survey the damage and luckily the bed was dry, along with the 20 stuffed animals and pillows on the bed that are a major […]

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Miscellaneous

What I Learned After Having a Second Child

I was so excited, and anxious, about having a second child. My first-born was getting to a place where, at three years old, he was getting easier by the day. He was way more independent and we could finally leave the house without making it a big ordeal. We got to a place where he […]

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