Menu Plan Monday: Back to School Edition

Menu Plan Monday

Here we are. September 1. The summer flew by, just like it always does. Tomorrow, The Boy starts Kindergarten. GAH! How can that be happening? This week is going to bring on a BUNCH of changes for our family. We're getting The Boy on schedule and The Texan kicks off his new college rugby coaching position (so proud!!). Good-bye lazy days of summer when we sleep until 8. Hello alarm clock Good-bye ice cream for lunch. Hello lunch box. Good-bye family movie night on Wednesdays. Hello … [Continue reading...]

Back to School Survival Kit for Moms

Have a friend with kids headed to school? This Back to School Survival Kit for Moms is the perfect gift! #ad #RealTastesGood #CleverGirls

Do you have a child starting kindergarten this year? The Boy will be a full-fledged big kid on Tuesday, September 2. He'll be 1874 days old on his first day of Kindergarten. I wonder, is that too young? Just the right age? Either way, he's going. Whether I am ready or not. I know that I'm not alone, that my son isn't the first child to head off into the real world. More importantly, I know that I am not the only mom to send her baby to Kindergarten this year. That's why I decided to create … [Continue reading...]

Let’s see your awesome DIY projects, crafts, and recipes!

Whip It Up Wednesday

hello, hello, hello! There is so much inspiration in the world; don’t you agree? This is one of my favorite posts each week. I really love taking a look at all of the exciting, creative projects and recipes that y’all share each week. Did you see them on Pinterest? Follow Emily Stephens’s board Whip It […]

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A Family Tree: Part One of My Story

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This sponsored conversation is written by me on behalf of Ancestry.com via Linqia. Researching my family tree is something that I have always been interested in doing. Unfortunately, I haven’t made the time for it, until recently. In late winter, I started gathering bits of information from here and there. Now, I have a great […]

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Game Day Food: School Spirit Pudding Pies

Get ready for college football with an easy dessert #TeamJello #shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. What’s the first thing that comes to mind when your husband tells you that college football season is just ten days away? Well, if you’re like me it’s “Oh, how should we celebrate? What kind of game day […]

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Discovering our #SmoothSummer inspiration

See where @naptimeismytime found inspiration to create a #SmoothSummer for her man #shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Pinterest isn’t just about baking amazing treats and discovering an awesome piece of USA pallet art, it’s also a great place to find inspiration for your man. I’m talking about shaving tips and ideas to help him look […]

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Share your awesome DIY projects, crafts, and recipes!

Whip It Up Wednesday

Friends! Happy Back-to-school season! We grabbed our school supplies last week during our state’s tax-free weekend. So nice that Tax-achusetts offers that. Anyhow, we’re busy prepping and enjoying the final days of summer vacation before heading back to school on September 2nd! There were a lot of great projects shared last week, did you see […]

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August Reader Appreciation Giveaway: $200 Amazon Gift Card

Enter to win a $200 Amazon gift card from @naptimeismytime and friends

Happy August, Y’all! I know, it’s almost over. I guess you’ve probably been busy with back to school shopping, right? Well, I have something that will help fatten your wallet a bit. One lucky person is going to win a $200 Amazon Gift Card in this month’s reader appreciation giveaway! I’m excited to have partnered […]

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3 Reasons to Attend Type-A Parent Conference (and a discount code!)

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I am an official blog partner for the 2014 Type-A Parent Conference and will be compensated for my duties as such. This post contains affiliate links; by purchasing your Type-A Parent Conference pass through the links on this page, I will receive a percentage of the sale at no additional cost to you! Read more […]

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Make Me Accountable Monday: Healthy Eating

Menu Plan Monday

I fell off the menu planning wagon last week; and we were scrambling every night to figure out “what’s for dinner.” Why do I do that? It’s so much easier just to plan ahead. In my last menu plan post, I talked about what eating well meant to me. Have you thought about what eating […]

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