DIY Mason Jar Citronella Candles

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I just have to share these DIY mason jar citronella candles that I threw together for a baby shower I hosted about a month back. Using good old fashioned mason jars I had laying around (you know, for all those crafts I was planning to accomplish this summer), twine (also for said projects), … [Continue reading]

First Day of School: 2016

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Wait, what?!  First day of school 2016 rings in a 3rd grader and a Kindergartner...say whaaaat? Unbelievable how time flies in this universe.  I cry every time I hear Nichole Nordman's song: Slow Down. She's singing my soundtrack this year. I had an extremely hard time accepting {A} was going … [Continue reading]

Avocado Cilantro-Lime Dressing Recipe

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I've been meaning to share the simple Avocado Cilantro-Lime Dressing recipe I used for the Southwestern Cobb Salad for over a year now!  And then I … [Continue reading]

Best Baked Lemon & Dill Salmon Recipe

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Here's a super easy salmon recipe that doesn't require a marinade or tons of prep to get in the oven and on the table.  High protein, omega-3's, … [Continue reading]

1st Day of … 1st Grade!

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Well, my last post was about how time flies...and boy does it ever! I just realized this week that baby C is the same age Aiden was when we moved … [Continue reading]

Time Flies on Maternity Leave

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Well, I'm about up to the end of my maternity leave.  All too sudden, if you ask me! We went from largest baby bump of the year in 2013 … [Continue reading]

Southwestern Cobb Salad (with Avocado-Cilantro Lime Dressing) Recipe

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You must make this salad.  MUST! It's more fixings than salad, and more of a main course than a side dish. Especially if you add chopped up grilled … [Continue reading]

Toilet paper delivered to my door – AWESOME!

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  As you know, I’m slightly addicted to finding things that make my life easier and help keep my household running smoothly.  Well, I’ve found … [Continue reading]

CKP Family Photo Session {2013}

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We were so fortunate to have the amazing, the lovely and the talented Corrie Kraft snap our family photos again this year. Well, ok, you all know … [Continue reading]

Summer Lovin’ {2013}

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Oh, HI! Hello, there!  It's me again.  Been quite awhile, huh?  Sorry for the unexpected sabbatical.  Lots of things going on with summer in full … [Continue reading]