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Their children’s health is every parent’s priority. They will go through great lengths to ensure that their kids grow healthy and happy. Remember how your mom forced you to eat your vegetables and how strict your parents were about...
I’ve been sharing some developments on the home front in my Instagram stories lately. If you follow my stories this might not come as a surprise to you because I often share projects and specific design elements from my...
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It’s almost December and I can’t wait! I love the Christmas season. It is my favorite time of year. Everyone is happy and friendly. I love the music, the decorations and let’s not forget the food!...
My son started kindergarten this year and it has been hard for me to get used to having our schedule run by the school schedule. When we realized his school would be closed for Columbus Day we decided to...
It stresses me out when my house is a complete mess. Don't get me wrong, it is often messy. I have two kids, a dog and then this summer we have had a babysitter here with her two kids...
This post was sponsored by Medifast. All throughts and opinions are my own. Affiliate links may be included. I’m at the end of my Medifast Flex journey but I realize that the end is really just the beginning for me....
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Online bullying is a problem that’s plaguing our society. Perhaps made more evident by the actions of adults in this no-holds-bar world of tweet storms and Facebook attacks, online bullying doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. But...
I have nothing but rave reviews for The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. I try to describe it and all I can think of is the word “delightful.”  It was one of those reads where I was...

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