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10 Quick and Easy School Lunch Ideas

Going back to school is a fun time of year, but it can also quickly become a crazy time of year. As you and your child(ren) get into the swing of a new schedule, mornings can often be overwhelming for everyone.  Having some quick and easy school lunch ideas can keep your mornings smooth and […]

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A Simple Back To School Sign That You Can Re-Use Every Year!

I love taking pictures of my kids, especially when it comes to milestones. I started taking back to school pictures with a sign when my oldest started Preschool and I loved it so much I haven’t stopped. You might remember my  printable back to school Kindergarten sign from last year. I loved it. It was […]

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Getting Ready for Back To School with my 1st Grader!

  I can’t believe my little man started 1st grade this week! I swear it seems like yesterday I was up late at night wondering if I was doing this “parenting” thing right or not. While this year wasn’t as rough emotionally as starting kindergarten was, the truth is I still spend a lot of […]

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5 Ways To Keep Kids Connected During a Deployment

My husband has been deploying overseas for his job since our first son was born. Former Air National Guard he now works as a civilian defense contractor. While his deployments are a little bit different than a strict military deployment, it’s still hard on our boys and navigating them can be tricky. Over the years […]

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Getting Ready for Back To School with my 1st Grader!

  I can’t believe my little man started 1st grade this week! I swear it seems like yesterday I was up late at night wondering if I was doing this “parenting” thing right or not. While this year wasn’t as rough emotionally as starting kindergarten was, the truth is I still spend a lot of […]

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Easy Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Yum This is one of my current favorite salads. I like that I can make it ahead of time and use it as a side or add my favorite protein and have it as a complete meal. You might have noticed it was in my first 21 Day Fix Meal Plan. If you are following […]

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21 Day Fix Meal Plan + Grocery List #FreePrintable

So if you have been following my plan, you know that this is the post where I should be sharing my results. Well I am down 5 lbs from when I first started BUT… (Skip to the end if you are just here for the free 21 Day Fix Grocery list or meal plan). I […]

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Mommy’s Bliss Baby Probiotic Review

Probiotics are becoming more and more of a favorite among parents. We have been using probiotics with Hannah for over a year. Teddy has had a very sensitive tummy and some other digestion issues. One of the things which was recommended to help with some of his issues were probiotics. When Mommy’s Bliss contacted me […]

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A Geeky Girl’s Guide: Marvel’s Ant-Man Movie Review

So Ant-Man hits the big screens today, and unless you consider yourself a Marvel Comics enthusiast, you’re probably asking yourself, “Who is Ant-Man?” And the small portion of you with bug fear is probably now asking, “Wait, does that mean there are going to be ants in the movie?” I’m afraid so, and a lot […]

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Tokidoki LILLEbaby Baby Carrier! Meet “Iconic”! #tokidokixlillebaby

A few months ago LILLEbaby announced a collaboration with Tokidoki and the result was the instantly sold out Tokidoki LILLEbaby baby carrier Rebel in All Seasons and their new toddler carrier Carry On. We love our Tokidoki LILLEbaby Rebel Carry On. It’s so much fun, easy to use, and makes my 2.5 year old feel […]

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The 21 Day Fix Diet: Week One Recap + Week Two Meal Plan #21DayFix

  Week One of the 21 Day Fix diet is DONE! And you know what? It wasn’t awful – if anything it was very manageable.  Since I kept hearing amazing things about this program, as a non-beachbody coach I really wanted to try this program out and give an unbiased review. If you just want […]

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Adorable Children’s Clothing from Le Top {Review + Giveaway}

Children’s clothing is overwhelming. If you have a girl, there is no end to the pink and frills and if you have a boy, it’s hard to find something not so boring! On top of that- finding matching outfits for a boy/girl is pretty much near impossible. I had all these visions of matching outfits […]

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aden+anais Toddler Towels | Softest Toddler Towels Ever!

I have a few brands that I am completely in love with when it comes to baby/kid gear, and aden+anais is at the very top of that list. We love their muslin swaddles, dream blankets, issies, adult daydream blankets, and pretty much every other product they make. So when I heard about the aden and […]

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21 Day Fix Meal Plan: Week One

Tomorrow I am starting the 21 Day Fix and I thought I’d share my meal plan and progress along the way. But before I do – I need to get real for a minute, because I can almost see your dramatic eye rolling from here. I don’t blame you – I have tried a lot […]

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Make Pasta Night #Saucesome!

There are certain memories that I hope to make with my kids, and one of them is that family dinners can be a lot of fun! I can still remember sitting around the dinner table as a little girl and laughing until it hurt after a few rounds of spaghetti races. My dad, brother, sister, […]

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Lather & Shave {Wordless Wednesday} #AroundLasVegas

There is just something about shaved ice and summer that go hand and hand. Eating this cool treat always triggers such fun memories for me, so when school was officially out for summer I tool the boys out to the park for a fun impromptu play time. While we were walking over, we noticed a big […]