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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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