A Modern Day Fairy Tale

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BBQ Chicken Pockets: the Best Kid-Friendly Recipe You’ll Make This Summer

Summer is the perfect time for relaxing, getting outside, and getting together with friends. And for most parents, that means the kids are tagging along. So what do you do when you need a kid-friendly dish for your neighbors’ next summer bash? Easy. You make one!
And the best part about this parti…

Every Mile Mattered: New CD From Nichole Nordeman {An #EveryMileMattered Giveaway} #FlyBy

Do you ever hear a song that just speaks to exactly where you are in your life right now?

You know the ones- where you find yourself wondering who had gotten in our head and written down every one of your thoughts. For me, with August about to begin, there is no song that feels more personal to me t…

Home Remodeling and 'Aging in Place' Quickly Outpacing Relocation for Retirement

Providing for children as they get older is every parent's primary objective, but what happens when it comes time to take care of aging parents? According to a report released in February by Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies, spending on home improvement by individuals …

A Mom's Guide To New Car Shopping {with Cars.com}

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Let's talk car shopping.

Now, I like many kind of shopping- back to school shopping? I'm there! Birthday shopping? I'm there! Christmas shopping? I shop all year long.

But car shopping? Well now, that's another story!

It's STRESSFUL! Buying a car is a huge pur…

Shaun's 4th Grade Goals {+ Back To School Savings with Gymboree} #ad #kidgoals #backtoschool

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Back to school season is HERE! It's hard to believe, but my 'little' man isn't so little anymore and is entering the 4th grade! And let me…

Sustainability Made Simple {A Growing a Green Family Giveaway}

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We hear a lot of chatter around this word, but what does it mean? Let's take a quick look at the definition:

noun: sustainability
-the ability to be maintained at a certain ra…

Be A Dinner Hero with Revolution Foods {A Giveaway} #howdoyouhero #revolutionfoods

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School is back in session... well, almost anyway!

We're in our final week of summer vacation here, and while some moms are breathing a sigh of relief for a much needed break, let's be honest... with the school year comes e…

Expecting A Baby? Tips For Prepping Your House Before Your Little One Arrives

No matter how far you are into your pregnancy, you are likely buzzing with joyful anticipation. Your family is about to grow, bringing you into the whirlwind of parenthood. But while this is an exciting life step, it could also be bringing up some anxiety. Safety in particular may be of concern. …

Get a New Look and No Commitment with Divatress Wigs {#Divatress #beauty #ad}

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Divatress. All thoughts are 100% my own. 
When you think of wigs, what comes to mind?

For me, I must admit my initial thought is Halloween... though perhaps that's just my planning mind thinking ahead! Then of course I think of those who wear wi…

Minnie's Happy Helpers Now on DVD {+ A Giveaway}

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In this house, we LOVE all things Disney.

For my daughter, that love started with Minnie Mouse! From the time she was a baby she was drawn to Minnie in her pretty dresses and gorgeous bows. That love has only grown as she's gotten o…

Hiding From the Kids In My Prayer Closet: A Book Review

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For me, motherhood seemed like my calling. I had always loved kids and babysat when I was a young teen, so it just seemed like something that would come naturally to me. And in many ways, it did... though I think nothing can ever quit…

Introducing the All New Illustrated Faith Devotional Kits- New Format! Lower Price! #IF_Persevere #IllustratedFaith

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Each month, I love the excitement of going to my mailbox and finding the new Illustrated Faith devotional kit. As part of the launch team, I very rarely get to see these kit…

Look Great All Day with Lipsense {A Giveaway Hop Event} #CruisingToWin #THBhop #LipsenseGiveaway

Welcome to the Cruising to Win Giveaway Hop brought to you by The Hopping Bloggers! Hosted By:Mama's Geeky & Women and Their Pretties Co-Hosted By: This N That with Olivia,Utterly Amazing, Roadside Travels, & Raising 3 Savvy Ladies Sponsored By: Honeycat Cosmetics


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