When the Pregnancy Test Says “No”

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As a mom of four kids, I am sure that from the outside looking in, it would seem that getting pregnant came easily for my husband and me. That is actually only half true- for two of our children, the pregnancy was an unexpected (but very much wanted gift), while the other two pregnancies took […]

Yogurt with Caramelized Bananas and Walnuts

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #QuakerRealMedleys #CollectiveBias At our house, we’re always looking for delicious, hearty breakfasts for the whole family. Bonus if they are quick and easy! I’m a huge proponent that breakfast (all meals, really) need not only carbs but protein as well. […]

encouraging your pastor

how to encourage your pastor

Happy Monday everyone! It’s time for one of my favorite posts of the week- the next “encouragement project” installment. Last Monday I was on a roadtrip with my roommate from college and didn’t get this published first- I can’t wait to post all about our trip! My mind has been in a constant state of mentally […]

How to Untangle Long Hair

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The movie “Tangled” is one of our favorites around here (floating lanterns, anyone?) but that long head o’ hair on Rapunzel can just about give me nightmares- can you envision having to comb that out? Well I have long  hair, and my daughters also have long hair (though not quite that long!) and finally, after […]

Bartering for Goods- It’s not a dead business

Bartering for goods and services is not dead! Find out tips and ideas to get you started in this helpful article

In a world where plastic is king and cash is still well-loved, you may wonder if bartering for goods exists anymore. I’m happy to tell you that I am proof that indeed it does! A few months ago, my daughter began taking gymnastics. I talked with the owner of the gym (whom we already knew […]

My Favorite Paleo Products at Trader Joe’s

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I recently began following a 90%ish Paleo eating plan again, and I thought it would be fun to share my favorite Paleo products at Trader Joe’s. Since Paleo is pretty strict (no wheat, no dairy, no added sugar, no preservatives) it as actually pretty hard to find products (besides the produce aisle) that are a […]

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