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Keeping the kids busy in the summer on a budget

By on June 23, 2017

Every year when school gets out I have this urge to over plan our summer days. I try and dedicate time to school lessons, plan crafts, and trips, swim lessons all to try and cram in anything extra we can’t do during school days. But when I look back…


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Starting a Youtube channel with the kids

By on June 22, 2017

Like most kids growing up in this technical age, my kids love watching youtube. Of course as a parent I’m always concerned about what my kids are exposed to on the internet. So naturally I watch all the channels they watch and keep their Youtube access to the Youtube…

Blogger Recognition Award


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Blogger Recognition Award

By on May 2, 2017

Last week I found out another awesome Mom blogger (Thank you Frugal Florida Mom!) gave me this blogger recognition award! Since I started this blog last August as my last kid was getting ready to start school, I’ve met some awesome moms along the that have inspired and mentored…

gardening and composting


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Creating a Home Garden

By on April 27, 2017

I love the idea of homesteading. Homesteading is a lifestyle of self-sufficiently. You can find homesteaders raising small livestock, canning food, making their own clothes, and even growing their food. So this past year I’ve set out to make a garden we can really get some food from.
Benefits of…


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App Review: Keepy app – Digitally recording my kids’ artwork

By on April 13, 2017

My kids really really love to make art and they are wonderfully creative, but I find it hard to throw any away and yet I cannot display every single paper. So when I found Keepy app on instagram I was very intrigued. I downloaded it and very quickly set…


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International Angelman Day

By on February 15, 2017

Today is International Angelman Day, a day when families and organizations affected by Angelman Syndrome around the world celebrate our kids, their achievements, raise awareness of their challenges and raise money to help orgs help our families with research, resources and support!

My son, Chance is 12 yrs old ,…

start a blog


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5 Bloggers that can help you start a Blog

By on January 20, 2017

I’ve only been blogging since August but I’ve been so lucky to get so much help and guidance from other blogging moms. I’ve been keeping track of what’s been helpful and what’s not useful.
Setting up a Blog
There is a ton of blogs about the step by step process of…

Why I started a blog and my goals for this year


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2017 Blogging Goals

By on January 6, 2017

I started blogging back in August as my youngest was just starting Kindergarten and I was getting used to not having any kids around all day (yay! and boo… still miss my little adventures with her during the day). We talked about the possiblity I might go back to…


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December fun with Kids – Sea World, Park Trails and Zoo Lights

By on January 2, 2017

Growing up during the holidays in Minnesota any outdoor activities was dependent on the weather, and if we were lucky enough to not be too freezing, we still had to be bundled up in a ton of layers. This is why living in San Antonio this time of year…


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December Treats Roundup

By on December 12, 2016

Candy Cane Marble

Ingredients:

1 pound dark chocolate
1 pound white chocolate
30 small peppermint…

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  • Ahhh my downstairs is clean ... my girls are playing barbies and my boy and me are watching my favorite tv show The West Wing!  I've decided to scale back on how much I work ... just for the summer... I've been feeling more anxious about not working more on my blogs... as much as I enjoy the work I want to focus on my babies more... so if I can't work on it at night it will just have to wait :) my happy chaos life is too much fun to ignore :) time to make more memories!! Hopefully this change in focus will bring me more content and ideas for projects going forward! I'm blessed to financially be able to do this as I know not everyone is as priveleged.  #wahm #sahmlife #summer2017 #summertime #summerkids #momblogger #momlife #momof3 #momblog #mommyhood #mommoments
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