About Me

A MOTHER’S PROMISE TO MY CHILDREN

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NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS: 2016

Tis the season for resolutions, and reflecting on things that worked last year and what didn’t. We are finally starting to feel settled in our home, we welcomed our second child into the world and into our family, and we also learned that we needed to tighten our wallet a bit more since I am more »

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MY FAREWELL FOR 2015

I was glancing through a “Top 10 Gift Ideas for 2 year olds” blog post the other day, when I asked my son what he wanted for Christmas. I expected him to say something about Thomas the Train, Dragons, or books. Instead he said he wanted a candy cane on Christmas. For he believes that more »

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WHAT TO GET THE MAN WHO HAS EVERYTHING?

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #GiftofPhilips #CollectiveBias I am a Christmas Elf.  Seriously – if there was a “Christmas lover” ranking, it would be Santa, Buddy The Elf, and then me.  But here’s the issue, I am terrible at buying gifts for people.  Especially Tall more »

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Why I’m Not Giving Out Candy This Halloween

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Wendy’s for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. My family is gearing up for Halloween in many ways. The house is decorated, costumes are being finalized, and we have also picked up some treats for our Trick-or-Treaters…except this year we are not giving out more »

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Halloween Astromech Droid Eye Makeup Tutorial

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #HallowCleanFaceOff #CollectiveBias I really like to dress up.  A lot.  Well, for special occasions.  (Otherwise I’m a favorite t-shirt and pajama bottoms kinda girl.) But, going on vacation, gala’s, or the random date night definitely requires a nice more »

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Won’t You Be My Neighbor

Right now, at this very moment, I am lonely.  My husband is out with some guy friends, and my two kids are asleep. One in the room next-door, and the other in my arms as a rock in my rocking chair. The crickets outside my window are chirping away a beautiful symphony, accompanied by the more »

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How I Erase Stress

This blog has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #EraseStress #CollectiveBias Being a human is hard.  Being an adult is even harder.  Being a parent, on top of being an adult and a human is kind of the hardest thing ever.  Not only are you responsible for more »

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