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Making Holiday Memories

How do traditions become traditions in our families? In the world of Pinterest, Instagram, and Facebook, we see ideas for traditions that we can start all the time. Just a quick Pinterest search of “Christmas Traditions” gives me 12 Fun Christmas Eve Traditions, 24 Meaningful Christmas Traditions, 29+ Memorable Christmas Traditions, and the list goes on. I don’t […]

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DIY Teacher Gift

Show Your Teachers the Love

Teachers are special people. Working in education, I see firsthand the love and care that each teacher pours into their classroom. Now as a mom, I’m experiencing the magic of a good teacher from a different angle. Even though Ruthie is only 11 months, she’s in the nursery at school and so she’s got two […]

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Gifts that won't break the bank (1)

Gifts That Won’t Break The Bank

Have you ever bought your child a really amazing, expensive gift only to have them end up playing with pots and pans in the kitchen or bubble wrap from the gift you bought? It’s truly frustrating, but it should be a lesson and reminder that not everything we buy has to be brand new or […]

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Copy of Trading the Tree for a Menorah

Trading the Tree for a Menorah

Growing up in a small town in Middle America, I didn’t know anyone who didn’t celebrate Christmas. We all participated in our annual Christmas concert at school and, likely, sang and danced in one at our respective churches as well. Christmas time was magical and special. I would help my mom decorate our tree. We […]

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Fashinably Feast-Ready

Fashionably Feast-Ready

Okay, so yes, we’re moms, but we don’t want to look like moms, right? And Thanksgiving, which is typically spent among family and friends, is no exception. So how do we keep from resembling an overstuffed turkey while looking fabulous and feeling comfortable the whole day? Here are some ideas to keep in mind as you […]

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Thankful Series (13)

{MMB Thankful Series} :: Thank You, Pregnancy

I’m so thankful for the miracle of pregnancy and birth. It’s what brings our amazing chil-dren into this life with us – a beautiful thing, right? In light of the Thanksgiving holiday, I’ve decided to compile a list of Thank You Notes to those nine month long pregnancy quirks and experiences we go through. Because […]

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