Friday Favorites

Happy Friday!! Once again, Mother Nature has decided to give us the worst weather of the week during the two days we could actually enjoy it. If you live anywhere near me, I hope you’ve got some fun indoor activities planned for the weekend. I am going with four of my best friends to celebrate […] Read more…

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How to Stay Motivated When Debt Snowballing

For those unfamiliar with the term, a debt snowball is Dave Ramsey’s method of becoming debt-free. You pay off your debts starting from the smallest balance to the largest. Begin by making minimum payments (plus any additional money you can throw in) on the smallest balance. Once that debt is gone, use that money (plus […] Read more…

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2019 Dirty Dozen and Clean 15

When trying to buy healthy foods for your family, you may be constantly battling with the organic vs non-organic choice. You want to do what’s best, but you also can’t afford to pay top dollar for every item. This struggle is real for me and the dirty dozen list is such a huge help! The […] Read more…

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Monday Mood Booster

Happy Monday! It’s one of those mornings where the simple things are making me smile. My family (hubby, mom, and aunt) were gone on separate trips that overlapped last week and through the weekend. Being a work from home mom, these folks are my primary form of socialization and connection to the outside world on […] Read more…

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Bring in the Spring: Tips for Having Fresh Flowers in Your Home

Spring is a very popular season for parties of all sorts and the quintessential time of year to spruce up your home décor. With all of the trees budding and tulips popping up everywhere, it’s hard not to want to bring some of the loveliness inside. While I don’t always have fresh flowers in the […] Read more…

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipe Ideas That Won’t Leave You Feeling Green

St. Patrick’s Day is this Sunday and it’s a big deal at our house. It is my husband’s self-declared favorite holiday of the year. While our methods of celebrating have changed over the last decade (less green beer…more cabbage), we still try to do something fun to acknowledge the day. When we first met, Tim […] Read more…

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Tips for a Microwave(less) Kitchen

My favorite famous reference to a microwave (don’t you know random quotes about small appliances??) is from the movie American Hustle. Jennifer Lawrence’s character learns the hard way to not put metal in their newly acquired “science oven”. I love the term and think that’s exactly what this magic cooking box should have been called […] Read more…

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Friday Favorites

Happy Weekend Eve!! I hope you have a fun weekend ahead. I am out of town on a “girls” weekend (sans baby) to help a family member pack up her recently sold home. I’ve been visiting this town and house for twenty years and I’m a nostalgic sap, so it’s a bittersweet couple of days. […] Read more…

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Essential Oil Spotlight: Serenity Blend

I briefly gave this blend a shout-out in a recent Friday Favorites post, but wanted to fill you in on why and how this doTERRA blend has impacted my family’s life and can do the same for yours. doTERRA (learn more here) offers many different blends to promote different results. I was first introduced to […] Read more…

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My Go-To Healthy Crock Pot Meals

If I could only have one small appliance in my kitchen it would be……my coffee maker obviously…..but after that it would be my slow cooker, hands down. When I meal plan each week, I always include at least one crock pot dinner and it usually ends up being my favorite day of the week. There […] Read more…

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