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Hello friends! It’s been a while. I took a blogging hiatus but I’m back. Summer was just too much fun and with two of my three kiddos off at school this year, I’m starting to get back into the swing of things. Finally. I’m a slow learner.

Today I’m home for the day with a sick kiddo, it’s been a couple of weeks of illness circling through our house, among other things. I have a super sexy new skin condition to share with you in a later post. Lucky you!

Life has been a little intense lately, and I mean that on both sides of hard and good. I am looking forward to sharing with you my insights, what I’ve been cooking up in the kitchen and all my other ramblings in upcoming posts. {read more}

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Book Review: Sarah and Her Twirling Toes + Giveaway!

Sarah and Her Twirling Toes Children's book

If you have a child that marches to their own beat, this is book you are going to want to add to your library. Sarah can’t stop screaming, she just loves how it makes her feel. But one day she loses her voice. This book celebrates big personalities, and how you can still be yourself even if you have to find new ways to express yourself.

I love this sweet story but especially love the vibrant pictures in this book. As the mother of a child with a spirited personality, I relate to Sarah’s zest for life – and volume! {read more}

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Friday Favorites

Happy Friday! I mean I’m a full-time mom so it’s all the same to me. But yay for the freakin’ weekend.

I didn’t watch the Grammys but can we please all agree that The Biebs needs to shave the mustache? I mean, seriously. You are hurting my eyes and you were just starting to sort-of redeem yourself.

LAP: Speaking of bad styling choices, please view this very important video about LAP (Leggings As Pants) from Jen Hatmaker. Unless you are a toddler, the only exception to the LAP rule. {read more}

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