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3 reasons why I am not sending you a Christmas card this year.

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It is the time of year that so many of us are thinking about Christmas cards.  The holiday season is fast approaching and Christmas cards are such a nice sentiment. …

something I want

Christmas List FREE Printable – Something I’d like, Something I need…..

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  It is time to start our reasonable Christmas lists! In our family we do three presents and a personalized stocking.  Our four presents are “Something I want, something I…

losing a spouse unexpectedly

When it is too late to re-evaluate your Life Insurance….

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Life insurance is something we know we need, but it really isn’t something we want to think about.  My friend, Kara speaks publicly about how she lost her husband tragically…

Its OK to not buy school pictures

It’s OK to not buy school pictures

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It is that time of year again. Back to school is here with budget busting purchases around every corner.  I have found that we are able to keep our costs…

Schitts Creek Family Costumes

Schitt’s Creek Costumes

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Schitt’s Creek is one of the best shows on TV right now.  This popular show from Canada features a hysterical cast with eccentric wardrobes. The characters in Schitt’s Creek make…

Easter

Easter Bunny in our Backyard!

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Pro tip – Photoshop a picture of the Easter Bunny in your back yard and show it to the kids! This is a favorite memory for our kids. This is…

lucky 13

Lucky 13

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Lucky thirteen.  So my tiny baby is thirteen years old. I am having some feelings. Please enjoy a sappy picture walk through baby and toddler pictures along with my thoughts….

Dumbo – adoption and foster trigger warning

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Families formed through adoption or currently fostering may want to screen the newest Disney movie “Dumbo” before bringing the kids.  The new live action film, Dumbo, directed by Tim Burton…

storks movie and adoption triggers

Storks adoption and foster trigger warning…. “Orphan Hurts My Heart”

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Families formed through adoption may want to think twice about seeing the animated cartoon Storks. Storks hit theaters in 2016, but this post continues to be relevant and many readers…

Hearts On the Door Valentines Day

“Don’t Forget My Hearts Mom!” Easy Valentine’s Day Tradition

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Door hearts is our favorite Valentine’s Day Tradition.  During the month of February we love to shower our kids with this fun and completely free activity.  This is a simple…

10 of the most outrageous signs spotted at the Women’s March

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We are getting ready for another Women’s March because things are still as crazy as they were last year.  We had so much fun last year and we took lots…

How my kids have monetized “Barfing” Season

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I have one amazing tip for helping moms and dads when it comes to barf season. This is also a great tip for kids that are looking to make a…