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Soup-er Duper Easy Homemade Soup

There’s something about a piping hot bowl of homemade soup, isn’t there?  Soup is synonymous with comfort and coziness.  It’s nostalgic, the smell of soup simmering on the stove reminds me of coming in from playing in the snow as a kid and soup has the power to warm you up on even the coldest […]

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The First Year :: 2 Perspectives

My husband and I printed our ultrasound pictures and put them in cards for our parents and signed them ‘Can’t Wait to Meet You in February – Baby B’ We couldn’t wait to tell our families that we were expecting!  How exciting was it to find out that my cousin and her husband we also […]

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Design & Wine Moms' Night Out __ Recap

Design & Wine Mom’s Night Out :: Recap

This post is written in partnership with Design & Wine, LLC. All opinions are our own.Last week the temperature finally rose above zero.  The sun was shining and people in the whole state were riding the high of a last second Minnesota Vikings victory. (We will not discuss the outcome of the next game in […]

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A Real Mom's Questions to a Chiropractor (1)

A Real Mom’s Questions to a Chiropractor

This post is written as a partnership with Andrews Family Chiropractic.Have you been thinking about chiropractic care for your family?  Maybe you’re hesitant.  Will it work?  How often will we have to go?  We’re talking to Dr. Shawn Andrews on the blog today.  He is a chiropractor and the owner of Andrews Family Chiropractic.  We’re […]

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Top Five Posts of 2017

As 2017 comes to a close we can’t help but reflect on the year.  It seems each month goes by faster than the one before.  You’ve heard the old adage ‘the days are long, but the years are short’, if you’re in the thick of parenting young kids you know how true that statement is.   […]

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The 12 Dates of Christmas

The 12 Dates of Christmas

It it just me or does it seem like the person in your life that you are closest to is usually the hardest to shop for?  In this case, I’m talking specifically about my husband.  We have always loved exchanging gifts at Christmas.  And part of the fun has been to surprise each other.  So, […]

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Easy Teacher and Daycare Gifts {With Free Printables}

I love Pinterest.  I love seeing creative crafts and ideas for decorating, cooking and gift giving.  I also love time and my sanity.  I used to have lofty goals of homemade gifts for grandparents, teachers and babysitters.  I have come to terms with my reality that that isn’t going to happen.   On a mission to […]

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