Can I get real personal with you?

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This may not go over well. This really has me cringing thinking about sharing it, but after sharing it with one of my closest friends, she reminded me that sometimes we go through things that need to be shared with others. To remind them that they are not alone. To remind us that we don’t Continue Reading …





Quick sewing project anyone can do

DIY green sandwich bag

It’s back to school time and that means lunches and snacks to pack. I love these little reusable sandwich and snack bags. They are simple, cute, and effective. I like just tossing them in the wash instead of having to rinse and clean out something for the dishwasher. They make for a quick sewing project Continue Reading …





Dangers of drunk driving

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This post may contain affiliate links and may be considered sponsored content. It is an important topic. We all think it is horrible. We all know that it can kill you or others by doing it, but drunk driving still happens. Is it because people are careless and reckless and just don’t care. Or has Continue Reading …





Host the perfect summer garden party

summer garden party

This post may contain affiliate links, and is done in partnership with Tesco Direct. We have a long outdoor season in North Carolina and spend spring to fall celebrating outdoors. Barbecue season is upon us in full swing with summer’s arrival. Ribs, chicken wings and burgers are great, but there’s only so much hot sauce Continue Reading …





What I am reminded about my expectations of people failure

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I read quite regularly about the distaste people have for Christians. The hypocrisy, the judgmental attitudes, the stones being thrown all while still acting the same way. I get it. My husband has been at a new job for about two years. He loves the environment. He loves what he is doing. It is a Continue Reading …





4 Indoor Toddler Craft Ideas

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Fun Indoor Toddler Craft Ideas Getting a toddler to sit still can be a near-impossible feat. They’re constantly exploring the world around them. That’s a good thing, but sometimes they need some creative downtime. That’s where toddler crafts come in. Crafting is great for toddlers for a number of reasons. It can help them develop Continue Reading …





Friday Favorites; Patriotic Edition

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Here is a round up of some awesomeness for a fun and easy July 4th. Most of these can be used for any Patriotic holiday, so safe it to your Pinterest board, and follow mine for more ideas. We will be playing with these today. Creating drinks and snacks that double as crafts. I love when Continue Reading …





Adiri Bottle Review: The closest to the breast

Adiri Nurser bottles

I had two sets of parents with newborns test out this product. I was approached by the one mom who was having a hard time getting her breast fed baby to take any bottles. It was important to her due to her older son’s medical care at times needed her to be away from her Continue Reading …





7 Tips to Taming Toddler Tantrums; #5 can’t be skipped

Ask the Expert

 Tips  to Taming Toddler Tantrums that Really Work Young parents get scared when they hear stories about the “terrible twos”, though I can tell you twos were nothing compared to threes in our home. Take courage, though, you will survive the toddler stage. It’s not easy to understand why your toddler has a tantrum but Continue Reading …





Traveling made easy with Packing Cubes

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I was sent free product to test and review to form my own opinions and provide an honest review. You have probably noticed I have had a lot of traveling opportunities just since the beginning of 2014. I started out in Anaheim, CA during the North Carolina snowstorm in February, spent a weekend in March Continue Reading …