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

Southwestern Cobb Salad {www.fireflytales.net}

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]

The Best Grilled Cheese Ever {Gruyere, Spinach, Avocado & Tomato}

Grilled Gruyere | www.FireflyTales.net

Ok, well, one of the best...it definitely makes my top 10 list of grilled cheeses.  And boy can I judge a good grilled cheese! And heck, since … [Continue reading]

Chasing the Sun

Sunrise over a lake ~ FireflyTales.net ~

I'm pretty sure I have a new addiction.  Sunsets and sunrises.  Ok, so not a new addiction, just something I'm realizing I'm more and more fascinated … [Continue reading]

Confessions of a Wanna-Be Stay at Home Mom

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Last week I was in recovery mode.  I took a full week off work to get through some things at home and spend time with Joel, my kiddos and my folks and … [Continue reading]

Easter Eats

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Hi Friends!  Sorry for being away so long.  You all know how quarter end at work gets the best of me and my time. And WOW ~ it is Easter already!  … [Continue reading]

Songs as a Story

Sometimes I picture myself staring in a Ryan Reynolds romantic comedy with that perfect song coming on at that perfect moment to convey what I'm … [Continue reading]