My Halloween Confession

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I eat my kids Halloween candy. There, I said it. Ok, so here is the thing…I have ZERO self-restraint when it comes to Halloween candy. Come on…..admit it……you don’t either (lie to me anyways). I am being 100% honest here. (ducking in shame) I can’t help it. It’s insane. It is absolutely delicious. I sneak [...]

Waging Nap Wars

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“Babe! I think we are losing the nap wars! While I realize we are not quitters……..we may have to raise the white flag!” My recent words to my husband. When we gave up naps for my oldest, he was 4. Literally almost to the day. It was time. He had never been one to climb [...]

Why We Ditched Our Keurig

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We received our first Keurig as a gift for Christmas several years ago. We cleaned it ….brewed our first cup and yuck. All we could taste was plastic. So we returned it. A year or so later, we decided to try it again. We loved it. No more plastic taste. The convenience alone was amazing. [...]

How to Create an Effective Organizing List

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Whenever I dive into a project, I always seem overwhelmed and excited all at the same time. At least a hundred questions go through my mind. The key to tame the chaos in my head is writing a list. Shocking I know ;) Not just a random brain dump kind of list (which always comes [...]

First Day of School (Part 2)

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I know I know…..your a little late aren’t you?? Well, better late than never right?!?! This year was another exciting school year for us! Connor had already began school (see First Day of School – Part 1). Then a few days later, my babies began Preschool! My babies starting school…….(hold on while I am trying [...]

My Travelers Notebook and a Chic Sparrow Giveaway!!

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I want to introduce you to my Travelers Notebook. What is a Travelers Notebook you ask? (“isn’t she lovely…isn’t she wonderful”…….can you hear Stevie Wonder right now??)  “The essence of the Traveler’s Notebook is a removable paper notebook, wrapped in a thick flap of leather, held by an elastic band. That’s the very abbreviated version [...]

Kitchen Decor and Update

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In case you have missed a few of our kitchen updates, we began painting cupboards and updating hardware. I began by sharing some of my favorite Kitchen Inspiration ideas from Pinterest. We definitely were inspired and we went to work! We started with our Kitchen Cabinet Update  Then we added hardware and shared our Kitchen [...]

No Spend October!

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Have you ever heard of anyone say they are participating in No Spend (Insert Month here)??? Let me explain… You decide that you want to cut back or save for something and pick a month. You make or get a simple little tracker for the month you select and check the days as you go. [...]

Tour Through Blogland

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Well, Fall is here and it has been much colder than normal. However, this has been an absolutely beautiful week! I have been sort of out of touch lately. Back to school has been such a whirlwind and life has just been busy! I still need to post picture of my twins and their first [...]