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Our Family’s Favorite Games

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We’ve been getting into playing games as a family more now than we have ever in the past. With Ainsley and Collins getting old enough to enjoy more games, it’s become so much fun! A big kudos to my mom, our family’s game curator, who has discovered nearly all our family’s favorite games listed below. I hope this helps any of you who are cooped up inside and in need of some new games to play with your family during … Read More

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Postpartum Hair Regrowth

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Hollace is nearly eight months old and I’m dealing with the worst part of postpartum in my opinion…. postpartum hair regrowth! Don’t get me wrong, I’m glad it’s growing back! But it’s always a very awkward stage when your hair is sprouting regrowth all over the place and you’re left with a funny-looking hair halo. With that said, here are a few of my favorite products and supplements to help with postpartum hair regrowth. Nothing is a “magic cure” but … Read More

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Apple Streusel Pie (and pie bar recipe)

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I shared this recipe in November with my email subscribers (PS: If you’re not an email subscriber, be sure to get on the list HERE) and now I’m giving it a home on the blog. It’s quickly become my FAVORITE pie recipe and a family favorite, too. I’ve been making this recipe for a few months now, but it wasn’t until I needed a breakfast/brunch dish for a church group get together this weekend that I thought to turn this … Read More

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Semi-Last Minute Gifts for Kids

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This one is for all my fellow friends trying to tie up loose ends, making Christmas lists and then checking them twice to be sure you’ve got your bases covered! With four kids, it’s a bit of a master puzzle to be sure you’ve got everyone taken care of. I’ve pulled together a list of things our kids either have OR are getting from us + family this year that I think would be huge hits and are available with … Read More

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Indoor Air Quality

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I talk a lot about improving our overall health in regards to what we eat and what we use on our bodies. But another area that our family has worked hard to improve in recent years is the quality of the air we breathe in our home. Over the last couple years I’ve read more and more about indoor air quality, and what we can do to improve our indoor air quality. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission… “In … Read More

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Whole Wheat Cinnamon Applesauce Loaf

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Sometimes a recipe from my own blog archives comes to mind to make. That was the case with this Whole Wheat Cinnamon Applesauce Loaf! It’s been years since I’ve made it, but when it came to mind this weekend, I had to get out the ingredients and toss it together. It’s a good thing we did because it was gone in about 12 hours – the kids couldn’t get enough! We smothered it in butter, of course, and they asked … Read More

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Easy Weeknight Chili

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I realized today that the chili recipe I make nearly weekly in the fall and winter months doesn’t even have a place on the blog! I have some VERY dated chili recipes but this has been a recipe that’s evolved over time and become what it is today. It’s my go-to. The BEST easy chili ever! If you’re in need of a recipe to make your go-to recipe, this one is it. Easy Weeknight ChiliIngredients 1 lb. lean (at least … Read More

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No-Bake Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pie

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Hi, friends! Checking in today with a pie recipe to share as we head into the month of November. This Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pie is the perfect pie for those who are novice pie bakers, who don’t care to turn on the oven or who want pumpkin pie with a sweeter and more dessert-like taste and texture. It can be made with just a couple ingredients and a few minutes time. Just mix everything together and pop it in the … Read More

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Holiday Home Refresh

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Maybe I’m jumping the gun, but at this point I don’t even care. The older I get, the earlier I enjoy decorating for Christmas. Like, this year I’m planning on decorating November 1st, which is right around the corner. I used to be SUCH a stickler for waiting until after Thanksgiving, but that only gives me a month to enjoy the cozy holiday feels, which doesn’t seem like long enough in my book! I’ve rounded up some favorites from Target … Read More

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Veggie-Packed Pasta Bake

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I’ve been in a serious dinner rut over here. Anyone else? While I love cooking, this season with little kids makes dinnertime prep challenging. If I wait until the 5 pm hour to decide and prep what to eat, that’s when disaster strikes and I resort to take-out or frozen pizza. So, if you’re like me, the secret is prepping in advance with dishes like this veggie-packed baked lasagna. It can be made in advance, is packed with savory root … Read More

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Gift Guide for Men

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Continuing on with the gift guides, I’m sharing my gift guide for the men in your life today! This was specifically made with my husband in mind – as most all of these items he owns and loves already – and I hope you find the items I selected as practical + functional as we have. Basically when making the gift guides, I just look around at what we have actually used and loved most over the last year and … Read More

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Favorite Gifts for Women

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Bona Vita Coffee MachineThis is my coffee maker and a favorite for years in our house. It makes delicious coffee at a reasonable price point and has held up well for years! Fellow Corvo EKG Electric Kettle I got this recently and LOVE it so much! It boils water to your exact temp desired (down to the degree) and is both quick + quiet + looks beautiful sitting on our countertop. I can’t believe I went so long before getting … Read More