Home Life, Raising Kids, Toddlers

Food Allergies- A Scary Reality

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I haven’t talked about it much, yet, but my baby girl has food allergies. She is allergic to dairy, peanuts, and eggs, as of now. I had a VERY scary but brief moment yesterday, while at VBS. I was absent minded when it came to remembering that snacks are involved for the kids. I filled out my kids’ paperwork and…

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Home Life, Recipes

Friday Family Meal Plan # 2

Photo by Joseph Gonzalez on Unsplash Each Friday, I will share one of my family’s meal plans. I like to plan the meals weekly, and do my grocery shopping weekly or biweekly. You can check out my post about how I meal plan here. It helps take the guess work out of dinners and other meals throughout the week. Not knowing what to…

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Home Life

Family Vacation & Road Trip Tips That Every Parent Needs

Traveling with kids can be a daunting undertaking, but it’s totally possible….without pulling your hair out…when you’re prepared. We recently took an 11-hour trip to Chicago, with three kids, ages 6 and under. The closer we got to departure, the more I kept thinking of ways to make the ride at least somewhat enjoyable. What could go wrong, you ask?…

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Home Life, Recipes

What We Eat In A Week: Blogmas Edition

For Blogmas, Day 8, I decided to share a grocery haul with you guys! I did a grocery run at my go-to stores: Aldi and Kroger. I love the prices at Aldi, especially for produce. And Kroger usually has great deals and coupons as well. Plus, they are both within 5 minutes of my home. I’ve recently started trying to…

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Balance, Home Life, Laugh Out Loud, Staying Sane

Guilty Pleasures

Hey, hey! Double-Up Time! For Blogmas, Day 5, I have decided to share some of my guilty pleasures with you. I don’t get to watch much tv at home, unless it’s a kids’ show. I have 3 kids, 6 and under. While I don’t mind watching happy-go-lucky shows, I sometimes yearn for something more….sophisticated. LOL I pass out at bedtime,…

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Home Life, Laugh Out Loud, Staying Sane

Would You Rather…..? -Christmas Edition

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(Photo credit: Eugene Zhyvchik for Unsplash) Let’s have some fun! For Blogmas, Day 4, I’m going to play the infamous, “Would You Rather?” Game! I’ve decided to use some of Sign-Up Genius’ array of questions. Sign Up Genius is a great tool that allows people to sign up for various things, from potluck to parent-teacher conferences. I use it for…

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Encouragement, Home Life, Staying Sane

What Do The Lonely Do At Christmas?

(photo credit: David Sonluna) If you’ve ever lost someone, then you probably know that the holidays can be a hard time. When most people are singing, laughing, planning, and decorating, grief can stifle those moments without notice. I lost my mom in January of 2017 to cancer. The holiday season of 2016 was ROUGH for my family, as we were…

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