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  • 24 Amazing Birthday Cake Recipes

    24 Amazing Birthday Cake Recipes You Will Love

    Thank you for visiting this post of 24 Amazing Birthday Cake Recipes You Will Love! This post may contain affiliate links as a way of covering the expenses of running this site. Birthdays when you’re in your thirties are not really as big of a deal as they are when you’re a kid. Still, there is […] Read more…

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    How Much Does it Actually Cost to Feed a Family

    Thanks for joining me to talk about the question, How Much Does it Actually Cost to Feed a Family? This post may include affiliate links as a means of paying for the costs of operating this website. Stock images from picxclicx.com. I love to save money on groceries! I get some kind of crazy thrill […] Read more…

Food

  • 24 Amazing Birthday Cake Recipes

    24 Amazing Birthday Cake Recipes You Will Love

    Thank you for visiting this post of 24 Amazing Birthday Cake Recipes You Will Love! This post may contain affiliate links as a way of covering the expenses of running this site. Birthdays when you’re in your thirties are not really as big of a deal as they are when you’re a kid. Still, there is […] Read more…

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    Million Dollar Spaghetti and Meatballs

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MeatballPerfection #CollectiveBias  Enjoy your Million Dollar Spaghetti and Meatballs! Friends, March 9th is National Meatball Day! I’m all for celebrating the fun little food “holidays.” I recently spent a little time perusing Pinterest for meatball dish inspirations and came […] Read more…

Busy Women Loving Life

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    How to Not Embarrass Yourself on Social Media

    HOW TO NOT EMBARRASS YOURSELF ON SOCIAL MEDIA I have often said I am SO glad there was no such thing as social media when I was a teenager. Oh, to just even imagine the craziness I would have been putting out into the world… I can’t even. But Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and thank heaven […] Read more…

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    Bulletproof Coffee

    Thank you to Bulletproof for sponsoring this post. All opinions in this post are my own. Is there any time of year that is busier than the holidays?! My family celebrates Christmas and we go all out. There are presents to buy and wrap, visits with Santa, a stupid little elf to hide every night, […] Read more…

Healthy Living

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    Bulletproof Coffee

    Thank you to Bulletproof for sponsoring this post. All opinions in this post are my own. Is there any time of year that is busier than the holidays?! My family celebrates Christmas and we go all out. There are presents to buy and wrap, visits with Santa, a stupid little elf to hide every night, […] Read more…

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    Preparing for Winter with Vicks®- Plus Giveaway!

    This is a sponsored post written for Vicks® Humidifiers. I was compensated and provided complimentary products for this post. All opinions are my own. Preparing for Winter with Vicks® – Plus Giveaway! This time of year with its chilly and often snowy weather makes me really enjoy cozy days at home. I love to wrap […] Read more…

Family Life

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    Miscarriage Aftermath

    MISCARRIAGE AFTERMATH Let’s have some real talk for a moment. A few weeks ago marked three years since my miscarriage. Some people suffering miscarriage have asked if the pain gets better. In some ways it does ease over time. In other ways the pain just changes. In more ways, the pain changes who you are. […] Read more…

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    Imaginative and Active Play with WowWee and Duracell

    This post was sponsored by Duracell as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central Are you starting to think holiday shopping? Or maybe a child in your family has a birthday coming up? WowWee has two of the hottest toys this season: CHiP the robot dog and COJI. Your kids will love them both! […] Read more…

Thrifty Living

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    How Much Does it Actually Cost to Feed a Family

    Thanks for joining me to talk about the question, How Much Does it Actually Cost to Feed a Family? This post may include affiliate links as a means of paying for the costs of operating this website. Stock images from picxclicx.com. I love to save money on groceries! I get some kind of crazy thrill […] Read more…

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    Kielbasas and Potato Skillet – Cheap and Delicious Meal!

    KIELBASA AND POTATO SKILLET – CHEAP AND DELICIOUS MEAL I recently found myself wandering the isles of the grocery store in a zombie-like state searching for something to make for dinner while my precious child whined incessantly, “are we done yet?!” While picking out a package of hot dogs, I noticed a coupon for $1.00 off […] Read more…

Faith

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    Skipping Church on Mother’s Day

    Photo Credit: Unsplash Every day I look at Facebook’s “On This Day” app to see what I was up to exactly one year before. My posts seem to split into my own specific version of B.C./A.D.: B.B. which is “Before Baby” when I read my posts and think “dear goodness, could I have created more boring […] Read more…

  • What Do You Have in Your House

    What Do You Have in Your House?

    I am so excited to introduce this encouraging article by Ruth Puleo. Her message is so simple and yet so powerful when applied in your life.  Ruth has been a tremendous encouragement in my own life. She is the Director of Women of Purpose and for years I really enjoyed attending they annual conference and […] Read more…

Holidays

  • Puppy Valentine’s Box + Fun Valentine’s Crafts for Kids

    Puppy Valentine’s Box + Fun Valentine’s Crafts for Kids

    I love celebrating Valentine’s Day with my little one! Last year I created this collection of 16 Fun Valentine’s Crafts for Kids and it inspired some fun crafting activities with my daughter. This year we went all out and created an adorable Homemade Puppy Valentine’s Box. It took a couple of hours to make and […] Read more…

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    Give a Gift to Meet the Need

    This post was sponsored by Johnson & Johnson as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I love December. This month seems to be filled with shopping, parties, feasting, travel, and presents. It’s fun! In the midst of the celebrations I am constantly aware […] Read more…