Why I Love Hallmark Movies


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Christmas started in October for me.  Because…Hallmark.  I was already hooked on Hallmark movies.  Then, they started the Christmas marathon and it was a wrap!  (Pun intended) Secret princes, small town bakers, widowed fathers and single business women all fell in love under the mistletoe.  That one sentence sums up every movie.  Now, there are […]

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January 13, 2019

Holiday Recap


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Before December came, I was on a mission to make this the best Christmas yet.  I had planned a different event for every weekend.  I mapped out all the activities I wanted to do with my boys.  There were so many Christmas treats I wanted to bake with them.  It was going to be perfect.  […]

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January 7, 2019

New Year, Same Me


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The start of a new year is the beginning of things to come.  A moment in time where all things seem possible.  A reset if you will.  The clock strikes 12 and everyone proclaims that they will now be healthier, wiser, spend less money, save more money, have better relationships, travel more and be an […]

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December 31, 2018

Low Cost “Kid Dates”


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My recent posts are evidence that I take my self-care seriously.  Part of my self-care is to have alone time.  Just me, myself and I…that’s all I got in the end!  (Cue Beyoncé hair fan)  However, it also important to spend time with my boys.  It’s hard to find “kid date” spots that are not […]

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November 18, 2018

My Self Care Routine


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This post contains affiliate links.  As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. In my recent quest to no longer be “that friend” (Read about how I came to that realization here) I have implemented a self-care routine.  Here is my typical Sunday: 1.  Turn On The Crockpot This may seem weird to have […]

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November 13, 2018

The Moment I Realized I Was “That Friend”


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Friday nights you can find me on the couch, curled up watching a movie. First up is a family friendly pick to watch with the kiddos. Then, they go to bed while mommy and daddy watch a movie of the non-animated genre. One Friday night I found myself alone for the adult portion of movie […]

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October 23, 2018

Potty Training Woes


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THE. WORST. EVER. That about sums it up.  Potty training is the worst.  In my mind it was going to be easier this time around.  I’ve gone through it with one kid already.  I should be prepared the second time around. LIES. The second time around is just as annoying.  My oldest son was not […]

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October 6, 2018

A THANK YOU LETTER TO NAPTIME


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Games have been played, cartoons have been watched and lunch has been eaten.  Then, you show up.  I look forward to your arrival every Saturday and Sunday.  You are the most welcomed weekend guest.  Your arrival brings about a peace that passes all understanding.  Quiet fills the air.  When you’re around I’m able to be […]

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September 23, 2018

Finding Pleasure In The Pain Of Hard Work


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Three-day weekends don’t come often.  When they do, I rejoice!  Just the thought of not having to go to work an extra day excites me.  Sunday night I turn off my alarm and lay in the bed watching TV until my heart is content.  Then, Monday morning comes.  Instead of my alarm there is a […]

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September 6, 2018

Mom Guilt – The Truth Behind The Tears


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Let’s face it.  When our kids start school, we start school.  My son started Kindergarten and the only one that has had homework so far is ME!  Day one his teacher sent a note home instructing us to download an app where we can view his daily activities and receive messages from her and the […]

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August 28, 2018