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Russian adoptee

Russian adoptee tells her story.

My friend Tati is here today as our guest blogger. Tati is a Russian adoptee who is all grown up and was willing to share her journey.  I am thankful for any Russian adoptee who…
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Travel »
Santa Barbara Mission free printable

A tour of Mission Santa Barbara and a FREE activity sheet

As a home schooling family we try to make learning part of every trip. On our last trip up the California Coast it of course made sense to visit a mission or two.  History has…
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DIY »
summer bucket list printable

Summer Bucket List FREE Printable!

Summer is here for just about everyone!  Our kids have been home with free time for about a week and we have already had a couple moments of “I don’t know what to do!” (which…
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Food »
gluten free lunch box ideas

3 Simple Gluten Free Lunch Ideas

Our family decided that Gluten Free was the way to be last year.  I plan on sharing more about that decision soon, but for now I want to share about how it is effecting our…
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Disney »
Summertime at Disneyland

Summertime at the Disneyland Resort!

The Disneyland Resort in California is one of the most popular Summer destinations in the world. If you would like to visit during the Diamond Celebration this is your last chance! The Diamond Celebration officially…
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Thrifty Stuff »
vacation fund jar for kids

Vacation Fund Jar for kids

  Our vacation fund jar is mostly symbolism, but we love it.  We decided years ago that debt free was the way to be. We plan out everything. Our goal is to always pay cash,…
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Entertainment »
queen of katwe quote

Queen of Katwe will capture your heart and inspire you!

A slum in Uganda is an unlikely place for a world chess champion to rise from.  More unlikely, for this champion to be an uneducated girl.  The book “The Queen of Katwe” is a story…
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Style and Products »
tyme curling iron review

Tyme Curling Iron Review

I have been watching Tyme Curling Iron promotions in my Facebook feed for quite some time.  As someone who struggles with finding time to do much of anything to my hair, it intrigued me. I…
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Blogging »
how-to-make-money-blogging

How to Make Money Blogging

This post is long overdue.  I promised those of you who are interested in learning to blog that I would share a post about how to monetize your blog two months ago.  I am super…
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Kate and family

Highlights Along the Way

Hi! My name is Kate, welcome to my little corner of the internet! A little about me, I am a wife, a mommy, and a blogger. I love adoption, Disney, exploring SoCal, and encouraging my kids to eat healthy. Grab a cup of coffee, hang out for a while, and please invite a friend….

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