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  • How We Can Protect Children From Dying in Hot Cars 1

    How We Can Protect Children From Dying in Hot Cars

    How We Can Protect Children From Dying in Hot Cars Some days I think I need to stop scrolling my Facebook feed. Just when I need a little break and decide to casually peruse social media, I end up reading so many upsetting things. One narrative that seems to repeat over and over, like some kind of […] Read more…

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    Grilled Cheese with Mayonnaise or Butter – Which is Better?

    A big thank you to the oh-so delicious Tradewinds Slow-Brewed Teas in partnership with Mom It Forward Bloggers Network for sponsoring this post. Few things are more comforting than the classic American grilled cheese sandwich. The crispy, buttery grilled bread, the melted cheese oozing over the hot crust… simple and perfect. The modern grilled cheese […] Read more…

Food

  • butter-or-mayonnaise-grilled-cheese-16

    Grilled Cheese with Mayonnaise or Butter – Which is Better?

    A big thank you to the oh-so delicious Tradewinds Slow-Brewed Teas in partnership with Mom It Forward Bloggers Network for sponsoring this post. Few things are more comforting than the classic American grilled cheese sandwich. The crispy, buttery grilled bread, the melted cheese oozing over the hot crust… simple and perfect. The modern grilled cheese […] Read more…

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    Raspberry Nutella Heaven Sandwiches

    Isn’t Nutella just the most heavenly food on this planet? I remember tasting it for the first time when I was eleven years old at a sweet little coffee and tea shop. At the time I wasn’t sure how to pronounce the name, but I knew it to be the food of angels. Chocolate lovers […] Read more…

Busy Women Loving Life

  • Important Tips for Taking a Meal to Friends

    Important Tips for Taking a Meal to Friends

    A big thank you to the oh-so delicious Tradewinds Slow-Brewed Teas in partnership with Mom It Forward Bloggers Network for sponsoring this post. Have you ever received meals from friends, family, church members, or coworkers after you had a new baby or were dealing with sickness or a difficult time in life? Isn’t it so […] Read more…

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    Moxie Brush Hair Straightener Review

    I was blessed with a head of thick, curly hair! Lest you think I’m bragging, let me tell you, it’s not always a walk in the park to have all this hair. My friends with naturally curly hair will agree; managing curly hair can be work. Whenever I have moved to a new town, one of my […] Read more…

Healthy Living

  • Quick and Light Strawberry Cheesecake Breakfast Shake 1

    Quick and Light Strawberry Cheesecake Breakfast Shake

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CarnationSweepstakes #BetterBreakfast #CollectiveBias Start your morning off right with this Quick and Light Strawberry Cheesecake Breakfast Shake! I have to admit, I have a VERY hard time drinking protein shakes. I love the idea of a shake to […] Read more…

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    Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Muffins

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #StartWithJifPowder #CollectiveBias This past Saturday morning was really confusing to my four year old. I had a Saturday meeting, so bright and early I was attempting to wake my girl up to get her ready and off to […] Read more…

Family Life

  • How We Can Protect Children From Dying in Hot Cars 1

    How We Can Protect Children From Dying in Hot Cars

    How We Can Protect Children From Dying in Hot Cars Some days I think I need to stop scrolling my Facebook feed. Just when I need a little break and decide to casually peruse social media, I end up reading so many upsetting things. One narrative that seems to repeat over and over, like some kind of […] Read more…

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    Sweet Tea Summer with Tradewinds

    Thank you to Tradewinds Tea for sponsoring this post in partnership with the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. “I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June.” -L.M. Montgomery Sweet tea and summer… two of my favorite things at the moment. I’ve mentioned before that in the […] Read more…

Thrifty Living

  • 17 Fun and Helpful Things to do With a Cereal Box 11

    17 Fun and Helpful Things to do With a Cereal Box

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CerealAnytime #CollectiveBias I love cereal! One of my all time favorites is Honey Bunches of Oats. It’s so perfect! Crunchy and slightly sweet deliciousness. I’m one who is completely happy to eat cereal anytime of the day. It’s the […] Read more…

  • What This Mom Learned After Two Years Without Cable TV

    What This Mom Learned After Two Years Without Cable TV

    I was sitting in the drive thru lane of a fast food restaurant last week waiting on a salad I had ordered for my husbands lunch (because this lady has no time to worry about making a lunch for my husband… sorry babe) and for some reason it donned on me… we’ve been without cable/satellite TV for […] Read more…

Faith

  • Skipping Church on Mother’s Day 1

    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

  • 67 Easy Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Kids

    67 Easy Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day With Kids

    Don’t let my red(ish) hair fool you; I’m not Irish. I don’t wear green very often. I have no interest in a St. Patrick’s Day bar hop. I rarely even remember the holiday until halfway through the day. I guess I’m just boring like that. BUT now that my daughter is preschool age, I cannot […] Read more…

  • 23 Fabulous Dessert Recipes for Valentine’s Day

    23 Fabulous Dessert Recipes for Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that can be celebrated so well at home with homemade gifts, decorations, and food. There is no need to go broke with price inflated red roses, an expensive meal in a fancy restaurant, and premium presents… unless you want to and can afford the indulgence, obviously! I love […] Read more…