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4 Ways to Tame Your Kid’s List for Santa


As our kiddo grows, the Christmas season gets even more fun and meaningful for our family each year. We share her joy seeing Christmas lights appear around the neighborhood, and of course we adore her off-key renditions of Christmas carols sung loudly. We’ve also noticed this year a new and …

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A Christmas Miracle: Getting All My Holiday Errands Done

It is early December,when I think, “This year, I am going to get all my holiday errands and lists completed. I will be able to curl up on the couch, reading a Christmas Carol and sipping a hot chocolate with a homemade peppermint marshmallow on top in front of the …

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Homemade Applesauce Made Easy!


    This is a super simple recipe with only three ingredients!  We got our apples when we visited Apple Hill land used about 18 of them in this recipe. Ingredients About 18 apples (depends on how many your crockpot can hold) Apple pie spice, about 1 TBSP 1/3 cup of …

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Stress Less This Thanksgiving


Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day.  Time for yummy food, family, friends, and…stress.  Ahhh.  Do you feel it coming?! As moms, it’s so easy to get wrapped up in wanting everything to be perfect for these types of gatherings.  We want the food to be perfect, the table to look beautiful, the …

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My Adoption Story


It’s that time of year again; a time to give thanks for everything in which we are grateful. As I reflect on this last year – how much I’ve grown, all that I’ve accomplished, and the many storms I’ve weathered – I realized that this is something should not be …

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