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Help for the Busy Mom #moretoyou

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Let me just be honest here, okay? I mean this is a safe place, right?! When people come up to me as I’m shopping at the store and say things like, “You are so brave” or “I couldn’t shop with my kids” in reference to a tired looking mama with her five kids 7 and [...]

On the Go Snacks For Healthy Kids #loveyourraisins

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Last week I had the pleasure of heading back to good ole Dallas/Fort Worth for my sister’s bridal shower and while there I had the opportunity to attend a fun AND yummy California Raisins party. It was SO great to see old blogging buddies as well as learn more about quick, healthy snacks for our [...]

Making Everyday Mom Life Easier with #DrSmithsSpray

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The moment you become a parent your whole life changes, granted it’s in wonderfully amazing ways, but it does. Suddenly tasks that took you only a few minutes to complete see to take hours, messes are as frequent as sleepless nights, and this little human demands SO much of your time. Raising children is tough [...]

When Ants Invade Your Car… #HotShot

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hot Shot® Insecticides. Slamming the door behind us, already running late, my daughter opened the car door only to see a set of earphones trailing from the floor board all the way down to the concrete. Marching up the white cord with conviction was [...]

20 Inspirational Quotes

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Sometimes you just need a few quotes to get you through your crazy day/week! So I’ve compiled a list of my favorites that I’ve found and I hope you love them too!And here you are friends, 20 Inspirational Quotes. Good for the soul and ready to impower you! Jump out there and have a GREAT [...]

Don’t Let Bugs Feel at Home with Hot Shot® Insecticides

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hot Shot® Insecticides. Here’s the thing, I am SO not a fan of bugs. Like going outside finding insects, playing with them, and keeping them as pets was NEVER my thing. In fact I still go into panic mode when I see my boys [...]

Ain’t No Arm Party…

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Like a fashionABLE Arm Party! My love for the people, mission, and products of fashionABLE are no secret. Frankly I could go on and on about how amazing it is that they help women who have been freed from the sex industry by teaching them a trade, giving them a job so they can provide for themselves, [...]

DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas

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Father’s Day is creeping up on us and I for one have been completely busy and have forgotten about it! Yikes! I am SO thankful for this man I get to do life with and my children get to call daddy, so I want him to feel appreciated for all he does. This mama loves [...]

There’s something dead in my car!


Last night as Sam and I headed out to our next to final foster care/adoption class, we were met with a rather unusual circumstance. After exiting off the highway, dreaming of the Starubuck drink we were about to indulge in, we stopped at the light right off the ramp. I’m sure Sam and I were [...]

I am a Birthmother – A story on Adoption

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A few weeks ago as we let the news spread about our adoption a crazy thing happened. I had women emailing, texting, and messaging me telling me their stories. It was the oddest phenomenon and one I didn’t expect. but was completely blessed by. That when the idea was born for these stories to be [...]