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busy moms: here's how to keep the joy this christmas

Hey, busy mamas. I see you. I know you know what’s looming in the horizon. Soon you’ll be juggling mistletoe and eggnog, balancing pageants and wish-lists, trying to love your littles and manage some semblance of sanity along the way. … Continue reading

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love notes

I rocked cowlicky bangs and thick wire glasses in elementary school. I was a chronic teacher’s pet and I wrote more than one letter to our senator requesting updated technology in our computer lab. I was quite the catch. When Valentine’s Day … Continue reading

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let's have coffee (and free coffee for you)

I’m not what you’d call a morning person.  A typical rise-and-shine routine for me looks something like this: I fall out of bed and manage to see a few fuzzy shapes on my way down as I fumble for my Coke-bottle glasses. I stumble … Continue reading

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making memories

Well, I’m starting this post at 11: 50 p.m., if that tells you anything. My Halloween was full of cuddling with an adorable seven-month-old tiger and scoring candy with the cutest three-year-old Thomas the train. We trick-or-treated and we walked … Continue reading

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The 5 People You Meet at Thanksgiving (Or Christmas) (Or Any Holiday Family Gathering)

Gathering around the Thanksgiving table is a time of food, family, and intense judgement. As we recover from Thanksgiving and gear up for the holiday season now among us, here’s a guide to the 5 People You Meet at Holiday … Continue reading

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a sweet early christmas surprise

It’s not every day that you walk into your house to see your table fully set with adorable dinnerware. I guess today was my lucky day! Unbeknownst to me, a group of ladies from our church blessed me by surprising … Continue reading

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