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Beaches Close To Atlanta

My family is definitely more beach life than snow and ski now and we are always looking at beaches under ...
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Best Time To Travel To Peru

Peru is on our list of where we want to visit in the next 5 years! Jade Poleon (Original Post) ...
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Not Broken, Life After Abuse

See the kid in the picture? That is me, just a child who didn’t have a voice, or so she ...
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Survive Your First Family Vacation

Are you getting ready to plan your first family vacation? We just went to Disney for ours and wow! There ...
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God Created Them For This Moment!

“Don’t feel sorry for or fear for your kids because the world they are going to grow up in is ...
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8 Tips For Planning A Great Get Together

Organizing a cookout is a great way to have fun with friends and family. It gives you an opportunity to ...
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4 Ways to Start Cooking Healthy Nutritious Meals for the Family

Cooking meals for the family doesn't have to be a daunting task. It can be a lot of fun! There ...
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How to Experiment with Different Cuisines

Are you looking to expand your culinary horizons? Trying out different cuisines is a great way to do just that! ...
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Fun Ways To Help Your Kids Learn And Develop

Parents play an integral role in the growth and development of their children. Education and learning at home have never ...
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Healthy Ways To Have Your Cake & Eat It To!

When you have a sweet tooth, it can be one of the biggest barriers if you want to have a ...
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Your Perfect Date Night – At Home!

In all the crazy that’s been hitting the world, so many of us have been focusing on family (yep, as ...
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Seeing Bangkok as a Family

Bangkok might be a favorite of backpackers, but it's also a fantastic place to visit for families. There's a lot ...
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4 Ways Adding A Fur Kid (Pet) Can Improve Your Family’s Health 

The benefits of having an animal in the home are numerous, and those that do, know that just being around ...
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How to Raise A Stable Child In An Unstable World

In an era before technology we were forced to be creative, inventive, and close to one another. We had a ...
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Top Tips For Staying Healthy Year-Round

Staying healthy should be a priority for everybody. That doesn’t mean that everyone knows how they should go about this ...
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The Ultimate Christmas Gift Giving Guide

I struggle every year with what to get my nieces and nephews for Christmas. They are all fortunate that if ...
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Space-Saving Tips that will Help you to Organize your Kid’s Rooms

Do you want to make sure that your kid’s bedrooms are nice and organized? Maybe you just want to make ...
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7 Brilliant Banana Bread Variations To Try This Festive Season

The festive season is well and truly upon us, so it’s time to get your apron on and bake up ...
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How To Enjoy Your Little One’s First Christmas

Pexels Image Having your little one is a joyous occasion in life, but when you get to celebrate their first ...
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The Best Monte Cristo Sandwich You Will Ever Have!

I had the pleasure of visiting one of our local restaurants the other day and had their version of a ...
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How to keep your peace at Christmas with family members

Dysfunctional: a : not functioning properly : marked by impaired or abnormal functioning b : characterized by abnormal or unhealthy ...
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Get Yourself Truly Into The Christmas Spirit

It’s that time of the year where we’ve all got to come together and enjoy the company of our family ...
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Easy & Delicious Gingerbread Cookies!

I love gingerbread cookies! The spices and warmth of this gingerbread cookie is soothing and add hot tea or a ...
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Easy No Bake Pumpkin Cream Pie

This is the easiest and creamiest pumpkin pie you will make! Serve with cranberries, raspberries, or your favorite whipped cream ...
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Amazing & Easy Shortbread Cookies

I love the versatility of shortbread cookies! I love them even more dipped in chocolate! I took these one more ...
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The Best Cranberry Pie!

Need a unique dessert? Well this one is it! It is perfect and so easy! I am asked if you ...
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Our Children Were Born In The Time They Were Intended To Be In

I am guilty! Guilty of doing something that I just need to stop doing! What is that you ask? Comparing ...
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What Should Go In Your Baby’s Diaper Bag?

Taking your baby out once a day is an essential part of their routine. But in doing so, you’ve got ...
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Magic Reindeer Food!

This Magic Reindeer Food is just what Santa's deer need to get through the night! It is glitter free and ...
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4 Ways To Start Eating Healthier

Pexels Dieting usually doesn’t work and you might find you try it and are soon off course. Instead, you can ...
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5 Interesting Ingredients For Spice Lovers

Sitting down to a bland and flavorless meal can be the last thing you want to do. But with so ...
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Easy Cheesecake With Or Without Strawberries

No need for cheesecake to be complicated! This is a simple cheesecake recipe that is a perfect compliment to any ...
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Different Ways To Explore The Outdoors

As most of you know we are a huge outdoors family! I can't stand to be cooped up inside and ...
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Viva Las Vegas! Once A Gambling Mecca Now A Food & Show Scene

Las Vegas, sin city where what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Well unless you are a travel writer and ...
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Crock-Pot Chipotle Chicken Soup

I have found another winner! This Chicken Soup made in the Crock-Pot is not only amazing, but so easy! Monday's ...
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Naples Florida, The Perfect Couples Getaway

We recently visited Naples for a very short weekend for my birthday. While it was not what I was expecting, ...
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Our Children Are Our Garden

Our children are our garden. They absorb our stress, just as they absorb our peace. They absorb our negativity just ...
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Amish Cinnamon Bread

I love this time of year as it cools down and baking begins! The spices are delightful and the warmth ...
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Apple Zucchini Muffins! The Best Muffin You Will Ever Make!

I have made a ton of zucchini bread and muffins with different variations and have finally found THE BEST EVER! ...
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Hilton Head Island! Our Go To Beach!

Hilton Head Island is quickly becoming our go to beach. The drive is under five hours from the Atlanta area ...
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How We Went To Disney World & Other Activities In Orlando For Under $1,000!

Okay I know that doesn't sound like a big deal but if you have ever gone on a magical Disney ...
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To Vaccinate Or Not To Vaccinate, With Mandatory Vaccines On The Rise, How Do We Decide?

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate that is the question. Every parent dreads the appointments for vaccinations! The thought of ...
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Not My Childhood, How My Parents Have Made Me A Better Parent.

Charles Dickens said, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Parenting is the easiest and ...
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Pura Vida The Way of Life in Costa Rica

Costa Rica, lush rain forests and amazing beaches are just two of the countries amazing qualities. If you add the ...
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Disney World Is Celebrating Its 50th Anniversary By Giving Away Free Trips!

Disney World, the happiest place on earth and not just for little kids! We took our son for his 3rd ...
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Cabo San Lucas Why Go & What To Do!

Cabo is hands down on my Top 5 destinations! From all inclusive resorts that offer the very best in relaxation ...
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Censored By My “Peers” Of The Writing World

Hypocrite: One who assumes a false appearance; one who feigns to be what he is not, or to feel or ...
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Easy Homemade Crepes

Crepes are a type of very thin pancake and I absolutely love making them! My favorite variety is with Nutella, ...
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To the mom/woman that ______, I don’t See you.

To the mom/woman that ______, I don’t See you So many titles these days that have “I See You” and ...
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Pirate Themed Birthday Party

I had no idea this would be one of the most fun party’s to plan and decorate for! My little ...
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Are We Practicing Grace, Love & Forgiveness As Jesus Would?

My kiddo has found a new show that he adores and I am on board as well as it teaches ...
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What Lane Are You Living In?

I live in the Atlanta area and I am sure that most of you have heard of our traffic nightmares ...
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The Parable of the Dragonfly

My husband’s aunt passed away last week and while the service was short it was profound. There is a parable ...
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Let’s Talk Gear! Hiking, Camping & Outdoor Gear That Is!

Some people get excited about going shoe shopping and I do as well! Just a touch different, hiking shoe different ...
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I’m a Mom Raising Kids in Generation Lonely

Let me let you in on a little secret—very few people know my heart. Thousands of friends and followers on ...
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The Summer My Gen Alpha Got To Experience Summer As A Gen X’er!

I was truly nervous this year as the pandemic virtually shut down any summer vacation plans for our family. My ...
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Has Quarantine Life Changed Us And The Way We Behave Toward Others?

Okay hear me out for a minute. I live in the South and we are known for "Southern Hospitality", but ...
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Savannah Bucket List & Why You Should Add It To Your List!

I now have a new Top 5 towns that I love, Savannah! We only spent a day and a half ...
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A Weekend In Hendersonville NC

In December we decided to do a weekend trip sans toddler to Hendersonville, NC. Hendersonville is a city just outside ...
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Why I Won’t Have A Conversation About Race With My 3 Year Old

The other morning I was curious if my three year old would even understand the color of skin. I asked ...
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What Is Your Balance In Your Emotional Bank Account?

What Is Your Balance In Your Emotional Bank Account? Sounds like an odd question but if you think about it ...
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Signs Of A Healthy Relationship & What ISN’T

What Are the Differences Between Healthy and Unhealthy Love? I found this from one of my Facebook notes 12 years ...
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Depression, Not A Dirty Little Secret

The other night during the Grammy’s, Demi Lovato was up to sing and had to restart the song because emotions ...
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Time To Dance

Anyone else feel their life in the morning is absolute chaos? Not just me? Good to know because this was ...
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Top Parenting Questions Googled

They say parenting doesn't come with a handbook and I am going to disagree. While it isn't in handbook form, ...
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I Don’t See You

To the mom that ______, I don’t See you So many posts these days that have “I See You” and ...
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Shop Small Business!

Small Business owners are the backbone the country was built on. This Christmas season let’s show our appreciation and Shop ...
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Listen With Intent

You hear but do you listen? Stephen Covey Wrote “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they ...
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Your Best Life Now!

Does your past cripple you from moving forward with your future? Do you look at generations before you and feel ...
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Making Healthy Meals Happen for You & The Family

As a mom, it can be challenging to focus on health and fitness goals.  One of the keys to achieving ...
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Overexposed

When someone says the word overexposed I think of film, a bad picture. The film was exposed to too much ...
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Terrible Two’s Or Unrealistic Expectations?

Ahh Terrible Two’s what every parent dreads.  Just kidding that is when they are teenagers right? I personally don’t believe ...
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For Shame For Shame

Parenting, one of the toughest jobs you will ever have. There is no handbook or Dial A Parenting Coach Hotline, ...
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The Perfect Customizable Baby Shower Invitations! Baby-Q or Giraffe which to choose!

This is a sponsored post for Basic Invite. However, all opinions expressed are 100% my own. Everyone that knows me ...
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What Does Your Name-Tag Say?

There are so many names we can be given and give ourselves. The positive names are what we strive for ...
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The ABC’s of Me

  I was recently nominated by The Mom Blog WI, (you can find her blog here,) to do the ABC's ...
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15 Steps To Handling An Angry Little Person

We are going through the temper tantrum stage currently and I have read several wonderful pieces on dealing with anger ...
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Fall Bucket List!

Fall is hands down my favorite season and I am a huge fan of anything that embraces it. What's not ...
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A Note To My Son & His Future Love

I may be your first love but I am grooming you for your love of a lifetime. I will teach ...
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