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5 Eco-Friendly (and Realistic) Spring Cleaning Tips for Busy Moms

April 7, 2017

Since becoming a mom two things have become very clear to me: First, is that in order to best protect my children I want to limit the amount of chemicals they are exposed to; the Second, is that my house will never truly be clean — there will simply always be toys and clothes and […]

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life lately //

November 22, 2015

I swear even when we have “nothing going on,” we have nonstop stuff to do! Does anyone else feel that way!? Well, it’s clear we’ve definitely been plenty busy with doctor appointments and hospital visits, etc. Blah! We’ve had our fill of all of that. But besides that, we have had a little bit of […]

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#FreeToBe A Busy Mom //

May 25, 2015

My main life-goal for the last couple of years has been to find as much balance in life as possible. Not just with work and home, but with all the other “to-dos” that creep up on us on the daily. However, family is the most important; family trumps everything else. So I have to find […]

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Because Kids Outgrow Diapers, Not Messes //

May 17, 2015

I’ve been kind of quiet about it around here, but we are pretty much completely out of diapers these days. You would think that means that we are not buying wipes anymore. But no. That is definitely not the case. Because toddlers are messy. Incredibly messy. It turns out kids outgrow diapers, not messes. Moosh […]

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Tea Tree Oil // Review + Giveaway

March 31, 2015

Over the last several months we’ve begun to delve into the world of essential oils. It started with friend giving us a sample of an essential oil used to treat coughs and respiratory issues when Ari was diagnosed with some breathing issues last fall. I recently started using tea tree oil to treat some skin […]

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the brightside of weekends.

August 16, 2010

weekends. in general. they rock. sleeping in. not having to pay for my coffee Friday morning because there was a man buying everyone’s coffee. incredible and inspiring. although she is not having her best moment, the vet confirmed Saturday that Pepper is in great health. you know, except for that whole she’s-not-really-spayed thing. watching a […]

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things i have been doing instead of blogging:

May 24, 2010

1. Watching Season 1 of Lost since I’ve never watched the show before. 2. Actively seeking employment in a field that I will enjoy {much harder and much more frustrating that I’d previously anticipated}. 3. Cooking. 4. Not baking cupcakes or cookies {SHOCK!} 5. Not reading blogs or being anywhere near my computer, except when […]

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So. Friggin’. Exhausted.

May 18, 2009

Here we are again! Sunday, Sunday, Sunday. I’m currently typing from the comforts of BFs couch with one of his kitties (the absolute cutest kitten I have ever seen). So how did I get here, the point of complete exhaustion? Well after Friday nights Karaoke nonsense, I went to work on Saturday at the yoga […]

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