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Intentional Marriage: 25 Fun Date Ideas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NewBreakfastRoutine #CollectiveBias My tip to make my date nights work – plan them ahead and make sure I’m not in a grouchy mood–so I need to eat breakfast.  I have a bad habit of skipping a meal if […]

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Easy Raspberry Cheesecake Cups {Healthy Dessert}

Consider yourself warned–you can’t just take a couple of bites of this Easy Raspberry Cheesecake Cups!  I’ve been searching for healthy ways to satisfy my sweet tooth cravings without throwing out all of my hard work with one bite.  Some of my experiments haven’t been so tasty but this was is delish! This is so […]

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Valentine’s Day Activity for Kids

You’re going to love this Valentine’s Day activity!  My toddler was so entertained by every step that he ended up doing it on his own for 30 minutes.  I was able to get a workout in while he sat next to me at the table.  Nothing like a productive morning! So there are three steps […]

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Lightsaber Popsicle Cozy

So I’ve shared with you the best ever gift to give to kids when attending a birthday party but I’d say this Lightsaber Popsicle Cozy is up there on my list because it’s so darn cute. My son was recently invited to one of his best buds birthday party but it wasn’t just any ol’ […]

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Amazing Creamy Chocolate Fudgesicles {Skinny}

I’m on my third day of 30 days of Eating Better and I was ready for a sweet treat but I also didn’t want to bomb all of my efforts by indulging in something that I would regret later.  So I came up with this recipe and I would’ve eaten all 6 popsicles by myself. […]

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Preschool Learning: Number Recognition Car Activity

From the dining room I could hear the sounds of a happy little boys–zoom, crash, beep, beep.  I looked over and he was playing with the wooden car track his dad had made him and his cars.  As a parent one of the delights I’ve had over the past 10 years is listening in on […]

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Non-Candy Valentines: I Mustache You…

I’ve been on the search for something clever for Valentine’s day to share with you.  When I finally came up with something–I realized it had already been done on blog land.  Great minds think alike! Either way I’m sharing it because it’s super cute, easy and it’s non-candy. In the past, between all of my kids […]

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Mexico’s Handicrafts: What to Buy in Mexico

We just got back from Mexico and if I would’ve brought a bigger suitcase, we would of filled one up with just Mexican goodies. Unfortunately, you can’t bring back Mexican cream (sour cream), chorizo, cheese and tamales.  But you can bring back baked goods (which are amazingly delicious), churros, candy, liquor and so much more. […]

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New Year Goals for Kids: Wishing Wand Craft

During their annual Star Festival (Tanabata Festival), the Japanese write wishes on strips of paper, tie them on bamboo branches, and wave them up at the stars in the hope that their wish will come true. I like to set goals for myself. When I got married we started setting some goals as a couple. Now […]

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Why We Picked LEGOLAND Over Disney World

Why We Picked LEGOLAND Over Disney World This was actually quite a hard decision for us especially since our boys are still young enough to love all things LEGO and Disney. When we finally made the decision to go with Legoland, I still felt unsure. I just didn’t want to regret our decision.  The whole […]

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New Year’s Eve Activities with Kids

Are you celebrating New Year’s Eve with kids? Once upon a time when I didn’t have three children (long, long ago), I had a deep desire to end our year in style and with lots of fun. We’ve had parties.  We’ve gone swing dancing. We’ve had friends and family sleepover parties.  We’ve enjoyed game night […]

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15 Things I Want My Kids to Know About Christmas

I recently had a conversation with someone on the street that got me thinking. The stranger was complaining about Christmas traffic and what not. At some point, the conversation shifted to the spirit of giving and instilling that in our children.  The lady then says, “At least there’s one thing good thing that comes about from Christmas.” Honestly, […]

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Simple Christmas Home Tour

Simple Christmas Home Tour So I’ve hesitated to write a post like this because all of the home tours I’ve seen on blogland that are amazing. But I thought others might feel the same way, who are also looking for ways to decorate their house–simply.  So here’s our simple Christmas décor! A lot of our […]

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How to Give Gifts to the Poor

This is the time of year that our hearts tug at us and remind us that there is great joy in giving.  Our family has the opportunity to be connected to so many ministries that help those in need. So, we’ve heard lots of stories and we even have some of our own, of what […]

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Gingerbread Cups with White Chocolate & Cranberry Filling

Every bite of these Gingerbread Cups with White Chocolate & Cranberry Filling is absolutely amazing!   They are mini cups so you may find yourself wanting to eat more than one or two, possibly three of this rich and creamy filling. I took these to a Christmas party and they were a big hit.  Though when I made them […]

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Christmas Fun Food: Reindeer Rice Krispies

These were actually supposed to be wreaths, lol. One of our Christmas ADVENTure activities was to make a wreath so that was the plan. Sometimes we make a wreath craft but this time I wanted to make something edible since my dining room was already a craft mess. So you’re probably wondering how does one end up with […]

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Nativity Craft from Toilet Paper Tubes

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Huggies Little Snugglers and Latina Bloggers Connect. By now you’ve probably realize that I love TP tube crafts.  We use them A LOT, the last thing I made was a barn yard & farm animals that was used so much that it literally fell apart. This is our second […]

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Fun Christmas Food: Santa Pancakes

This past weekend we enjoyed some Christmas pancakes! My oldest had his first sleepover and even though they were all tweens, they all got into our Christmas activities, especially our Santa’s Elves Scavenger Hunt.  Hopefully, I’ll have time to share that with you. Our schedule is super crazy for the next two week but I’m […]

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