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What this summer taught me about my marriage 2017

1 | My husband takes me for granted sometimes. And then I sit and list all the ways he takes me for granted and try to get all mad about it. And wouldn't you know, I take him for granted too. But then there's Grace. Thank God for Grace. Being…
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Three ways NOT to date your spouse

I double checked myself in the mirror before walking back out. Murmurs of friends, families and couples drifted through the walls. I tucked loose strands of hair behind my ears, wiped away mascara smudges, took a deep breath and set myself to…
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What I've Learned from Spring 2017

This spring was full of a lot of new for me. A newborn. A new season of writing. A new understanding of myself. Here are ten things I've learned this spring. The list is in no particular order. Let's just say it's an ongoing list... :) I…
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What I'm into right now: Silicone, MMD, 13 Reasons and Tim Ferriss #fiveonfriday

I feel like when I get together with other wives and moms our conversations usually entail things we're really into at the moment. You know, "Oh, I just found this great flourless recipe for chocolate banana bread" or I am so in love with The…
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Top Ten Most Read Posts for 2016

I get a kick looking at the past year. I like those little videos Facebook makes to capture your year. I enjoy seeing the most liked posts of my friends on Instagram. Even though, if I think about it too much, it's a little creepy, I still like…
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Mistakes to Avoid This Thanksgiving

Ladies, as the holidays approach, I can’t help but have the biggest bag of mixed emotions stirring around. I absolutely love this time of year and will admit that I struggle to keep the Christmas decorations put away until after Thanksgiving!…
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20 + Tips from Real Moms on What to Do when You have a Newborn and a Toddler

We are having our second child in March and will be bringing home our new little addition to the family while having a 20 month old running around. I am excited, nervous, and a little scared. Scared of the unknown of a life with two under two.…
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Five Items Under $20 Your Kitchen Needs for the Holidays

The holidays are coming and the cooking is happening. Holiday party at the office, party at your neighbor's, cookies for your son's first grade class and the list goes on and we haven't even hit December yet! Not to mention the annoyance that…
Five 80's Movies Everyone Should Watch. Fun movies from the 80's.
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Five 80s Movies You Need to Watch for Back to School

When I am starting to get that itch for fall, I have a few movies in my stash that I pull out just for this time of year. When peppermint candles burn in my house and garland adorns our mantel, I pull out my favorite Christmas movies. Spring…
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78 Songs That Should Be on Your Summer Playlist

  My back is damp as I lean forward in my seat. My shirt pulls away from the leather and I hang my arm out the window. There's something freeing when you are driving 55mph on a country highway and the windows are down and you brave the…
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Word for the Year 2016: Focus...and Cultivate

I couldn't decide on one word for this year. I had a few goals and thoughts that I was mulling over for a couple of weeks and I just kept coming back to these two words. Focus was the dominant word. Each time I would delve deeper, the word cultivate…
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Crying in the car and being a control nut: What is your top ten list for 2015?

I know many are focusing on New Year's resolutions, but before I jump in to looking ahead, I like to sit back and look at the year and all the things I experienced. I like to make a list, (shocking, I know) and reflect on what had an impact…
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16 "Must-Dos" That Should Be on Your Holiday Tradition List

source I love traditions. Now that my husband and I have a little guy, I am gushing with excitement about traditions to start as he grows up and as we add to our family! The more people I talk to about traditions they have…
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Can You Guess the Christmas Movie? #christmasmovietrivia

I LOVE this time of year. I am a hard core Christmas enthusiast. Shoot, my husband and I got married two days after Christmas because we both love the holidays! I have always been someone who associates movies and music with a certain time…