“We are told that if we are beautiful, if we are skinny, if we are successful, famous, if we fit in, if everyone loves us then we will be happy…but that is not entirely true. The most important journey I think all of us will go through is the journey within ourselves, to find our […]

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Quick Tip-MOVE!


GET MOVING! This is #3 of my top tips for living a healthier, happier and longer life. This is probably one of the most that people struggle with, because they have NO TIME. How many of you can relate!? I can!! There are times when this gets forgotten due to appointments, getting the kids to […]

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The Best Decision I Ever Made


Ok, so I could have given this title to a few life events, but today I wanted to talk with you all about my decision to become a stay at home mom. It has truly been one of the best decisions I have ever made! I have learned so much about myself, have grown tremendously and have […]

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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Banana Baked Oatmeal Muffins

Feeding Baby & Toddler

These are my favorite go-to baked oatmeal muffins! I have made these many, many times and they have quickly become a crowd pleaser. I am using whole oats and not ground in the recipe so the texture is a bit different then regular muffins. They are more like “baked oatmeal.” So that’s why I call them baked oatmeal muffins. lol Nevertheless, my […]

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Advent Calendar Experiences Ideas


My awesome neighbor gave us an advent calendar so this is our first year doing it! Ours is a green wooden rectangle piece with numbered doors all around and a snowman in the center. It’s super cute and I am so excited to start this tradition with the boys. We never did get into elf […]

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Fun-Maui Family Vacation 2015 Part 1


There is something magical about going to a place I’ve never been to and exploring. I absolutely love traveling and highly recommend everyone do it! Even if it’s a local trip, it’s great to get away, spend time with your family and create memories that you can look back on. I had such a great […]

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Just One of Them Days


Just one of them days… We all have them as moms. We can’t think straight, we are frustrated, exhausted, tired, fed up. Your child is giving you a sassy attitude. You have a “spirited child.” Your baby is sick. Your baby is teething. You haven’t slept in days. You are having breastfeeding problems. You are […]

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