Sharp Pencils for the Music Classroom

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It’s been a bit quiet around these parts, and by these parts, I mean this blog, because there is really nothing quiet about my life these days. I have recently taken a position as the choir teacher at a local school. While I am excited to share my love of music with my students, this is […]

Inside Out Emotions Party

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #InsideOutEmotions #CollectiveBias Joy, Sadness, Anger, Disgust, and Fear are not just emotions that we feel, but are also the main characters of the new Disney Pixar film Inside Out…who happen to be emotions. My family has been so […]

Making Over Me: Part 3 The Icing on the Cake

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I’ve shared about my 20lbs.+ weight loss transformation and my new life as a Curly Girl. Here are a couple of more fun things that have helped me put a little spring in my step. Makeover #3: The Icing on the Cake Before the curly hair but after a bit of weight loss, I was super excited to be […]

Making Over Me: Part 2 Curly Girl

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Yesterday I told you about my 25 lb. weight loss transformation. Come back tomorrow for a little more makeover madness fun! Makeover #2: Curly Girl Despite success with my weight loss goals, it has still been hard to feel “put together”. I hadn’t been to a salon or done anything with my hair for more than 2 […]

Making Over Me: Part 1 Health to Order, my 25 lb. weight loss

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Hello, There! Long time, no blog. Because…life. I have dozens of posts to share but it feels wrong to jump into business as usual without an update on some of the things that have kept me from blogging. Of course my #1 blog detractor is also the cutest blogging distraction. He turned 11 months old […]

Mini Edible Easter Baskets

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Inspired by Laura’s salad bowls at our amazing Puff Pastry Brunch, I came up with a perfect little treat for your Easter Celebrations. This mini Easter Basket is edible and can serve as dessert, a favor, and or a special placecard for Easter Brunch or dinner. You make it out of sheets of puff pastry, […]

Boho Chic Brunch and Pizza Puff Recipe

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There are days when I can’t believe that I get paid to be a blogger. Days like last Wednesday when I walked into this amazing brunch featuring and sponsored by Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry and prepared and styled by my talented friend, Laura of Pink Cake Plate blog. The assignment of the day was to enjoy […]

Rueben Loaf Recipe for St Patricks Day

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Are you looking for a festive dish to serve for St. Patrick’s Day that your kids will actually eat? We’ve updated the recipe for the delicious and beautiful Rueben Loaf that my friend, Kim, taught us how to make and formatted it for easy printing. My kids devour this and BSB and I love it, […]

Pampering Party and Parfait Recipe

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LoveDoveFruits #CollectiveBias Being a mom is hard, y’all. I mean, I think most of us know this, and yet for some reason, some of us keep having kids. My number 5 is fun, social, delightful, bright, and has […]

Family Outings Arizona Style- Pt. 3 Pogo Passes

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Wrapping up my Spring Break in Arizona series today. I had planned to do a post on The Cookie Doughjo and share some of the fun we have had there, but sadly got word that the Doughjo is closing this week. It was such a fun business and will be missed. My children and I […]