My home will never be "Pinterest Perfect" and I'm okay with that

My home will never be "Pinterest Perfect" and I'm okay with that

Joanna Gaines, I am not. My home will never be featured on HGTV as a style to copy, unless the look you are going for is an eclectic mix of LEGO and dirty socks. I've become more comfortable with the lived in look because it's real and, I'm going to let you in on a little secret, so am I.

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2017 Clutter Buster Challenge Week 12: Small Appliances

2017 Clutter Buster Challenge Week 12: Small Appliances

These days there seems to be a new appliance for every method of prepping or cooking you can imagine. I've tried to only have the appliances we absolutely need but occasionally our needs change and we either buy a new appliance we think we need or we hang on to an appliance long after its served its purpose. 

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Spring break, best friends, and craft time - 7 places I found joy in the chaos

Spring break, best friends, and craft time - 7 places I found joy in the chaos

After the stomach bug hit six of the seven members of the house we weren't sure if our spring break vacation was going to happen. We were supposed to leave on Friday the 10th but because of getting sick we didn't actually get to leave until Sunday the 12th. I'm so thankful that the bug left in time for us to enjoy a few days of spring break rather than being miserable the whole time. It was such a great, even though it was short, trip! 

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Weekly Menu Plan #57

Weekly Menu Plan #57

We kick off this week with a birthday and then life gets to settle down for a while with our normal routine. After the crazy and terrible illness that we were dealing with two weeks ago and then spring break I am ready for a completely normal, slow, run of the mill week. And cake. Always cake. 

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Fantastic Easter basket fillers - for all ages!

Fantastic Easter basket fillers - for all ages!

Easter is right around the corner (April 16th!) and if you are like me you are racking your brain to come up with some fun Easter basket fillers for your family. I refuse to let Easter turn into Christmas 2.0 but I want to give the kids a little something fun because I love giving gifts! 

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