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A Wannabe Holiday Mom

‘Tis the season, holiday season, and this year I’m not pregnant, anticipating my first child, sleeping in three-hour increments or learning how to live life with a baby. This year I’m feeling like a holiday mom pro, and I’ve been mentally preparing for this all year. Holiday season – bring it on. Ok, ok, shhhh, […]

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My Thanksgiving Traditions

I love Thanksgiving – the time together with family and the traditions and memories that we make each year. As I think about our Thanksgiving traditions now, I have to laugh a bit because ten years ago I would have never imagined doing all the things I do today. But that’s life. From getting to […]

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Timeless Gratitude: You’re Welcome!

“Noooo!” tears and screams erupt from my very opinionated two-year-old daughter. “I want the PINK butterfly one!!!!!” I chuckle to myself, “What you meant to say was THANK YOU!” Confused she looks up at me.  In full on Maui-style, “YOU’RE WELCOME!” I proudly exclaim.  You see, it appears lately I have become the sarcastic Mom. […]

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Where to Volunteer as a Family this Holiday Season

Want to teach your littles the true meaning of Christmas? How about celebrating by helping feed our city’s hungry & homeless? Do you have a heart for service but feel scrapped for the time, energy & resources on where to volunteer?  I tapped the mind of local mama & philanthropist Joy Rener to compile a list […]

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Toddler-Approved Thanksgiving Meals

The picky toddler eater struggle is real y’all. My toddler exists on chicken nuggets, hummus, breast milk and green smoothies (and most days I have to bribe him with Annie’s organic gummies to finish it). So what’s this Thanksgiving food loving, party hosting, pecan pie-baking mama to do this holiday season? You better believe there […]

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Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving Traditions Thanksgiving already gets overlooked; the retailers leap frog from Halloween to Christmas. I can say without apology that I resent it. I love Thanksgiving. It’s one of my favorite days of the year. How could it not be? When you’re surrounded by all the food you want, the family you love, and the […]

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