Champion for Kids: The joy of simple giving

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Are you a Champion for Kids? Did you know that  over16 million American children live in poverty? If you have had to buy school supplies for your kids, you know how pricy it is. In our small community, we know of people with needs directly in our neighborhoods, in our schools, in our families. Just Continue Reading …





15 Things to do cheap with kids near Lincoln County, NC

I hear from people all the time looking for things to do in the outer Charlotte metro area. We are north west of Charlotte, and though there are tons of places to go and things to do that include Discovery Place, Discovery Place Kids, Sea Life Charlotte, Carowinds and more, they can be cost prohibitive. Continue Reading …





Friday Favorites: Summer Products

Fun Friday Favs

I have had some amazing products to review lately. Knot Genie Hairbrush You have seen my DIY haircut pictures of my daughter. It started that way because she always had horrible tangles in her hair. Brushing was a fight every day but if she didn’t brush her hair daily, it just got worse. Conditioners and Continue Reading …





Claritin Mom Crew Playmaker Playdate

Thanks Claritin for the bags, notepads, and coupons

 I am a member of Children’s Claritin Mom Crew and I have received one or more product/s mentioned above to to try however, all opinions are honest and my own and are not influenced in any way. No other form of compensation was received. I only recommend products I think are worth sharing. I am Continue Reading …





3 Types of Exercise That Don’t Feel like Exercise

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This post contains affiliate links and may be considered sponsored content. I am always looking for ways to stay active while having fun. No one wants to work out if they don’t enjoy it, and though we always hear your body can crave exercise, it takes making the decision to do it to get started. Continue Reading …





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 …