A Teacher Appreciation Gift supporting Labels for Education #Labels4Edu #cbias

Looking for a great teacher appreciation gift while supporting Labels for Education and your child's school? I have you covered! #Labels4Edu #Shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and it’s advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Labels4edu #CollectiveBias The Boy started Kindergarten last week and tonight we’re headed off to Open House where his teacher will tell us her plans for the school year. I am excited to see what is in store for […]

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Delicious Pickled Onions and a fresh smelling dishwasher

Check out this great recipe for pickled onions from @naptimeismytime and see what she used to get a clean dishwasher! #SparklySavings #CollectiveBias #Shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #SparklySavings Onions are one of my most favorite vegetables on the planet. I like them anyway you prepare them. But one thing I dislike is the odor they leave behind in my clean dishwasher. On Saturday, with […]

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Menu Plan Monday: Back in the Saddle

Menu Plan Monday

Friends! We did it! We survived the first week of school. Tears came on Friday afternoon when The Boy learned that he would have to stay home for TWO WHOLE DAYS before returning to the classroom today. Not only did we make it through school, we also did a decent job of sticking to our […]

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Our Week in Photos: Back to School, Rugby, and a Cookie

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This week marked a lot of excitement for our family. We wrapped up the summer with a great day at the beach. One of my favorite things about living on Cape Cod is being able to drive over the sand and on to the beach. There is something so serene about getting away from it […]

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

Whip It Up Wednesday

hello, hello, hello! The Boy started Kindergarten yesterday and I am sllloooowwwllly getting into a groove! Getting up and out the door first thing in the morning is taking a bit of getting used to; but we should have it down by week’s end. I’ve been working on phrases for a few wooden signs I […]

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Best Cell Phone for Healthy Living: Samsung Galaxy S5 Sport

You can enter to #win an HTC One max smartphone from #SprintMom @naptimeismytime #MC #sponsored

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Sprint. As a #SprintMom, I received a product sample to facilitate this post about the best cell phone for healthy living and to thank me for participating. If you follow me on Instagram, then you already know that I’m focusing on healthy […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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