The Latest Fall Flavor Trends From Whole Foods Market

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Of the four seasons, fall is my absolute favorite. The rich colors, the warm aromas, the cozy feeling of your favorite sweater, the overwhelming theme of gratitude, all the fall flavors. There is even an entire holiday dedicated to three of my favorite things – family, food, and football. It is a season that speaks to my soul. Not to mention, it includes my birthday! I guess my love affair with fall was just meant to be.

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October Family Traditions That Will Give You All The Fall Vibes

It can be difficult getting into the fall spirit when October rolls around and it’s still 90 degrees outside (thanks California). Thankfully, this list of October family traditions will give you all the fall vibes and have you so ready for all the pumpkin spice in the month ahead!

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Carter And His Nasal Dermoid Cyst

I owe you all an apology. I’ve been vague-booking over the last few weeks, and that’s not something I like to. In fact, it really drives me crazy. I’m so transparent with you all that it felt odd to hold back something so large in our life, but I also didn’t know how to put it all into words. It has been such a barrage of medical terms and “what ifs”, I wasn’t even sure what to say.

Now that we have been able to wrap our heads and hearts around this as a family and have some answers, I’m glad to finally share an update with you all.

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Maui Family Vacation : The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

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Aloha! We are officially back in the swing of things after our Maui family vacation! This being our first family trip with TWO kids, I can’t wait to give you the run down! You may have seen this list of tips for traveling with little ones that I compiled from my experiences traveling with one, so I’ll share how we used a few of those items. Traveling with two definitely added a new list of challenges, but I also had my hubby to help this time around. So here it is, the recap of our Maui trip!

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Getting Ready For Summer Vacation: Traveling With Littles

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With summer approaching and the excitement growing for our upcoming Hawaii vacation, I also feel the slight twinge of stress in the pit of my stomach that comes from knowing in just 45 short days I will be trekking through the airport towards a 5+ hour flight with my two littles in tow. The only thing keeping me together is the fact that I have amassed a list of must have tips, tricks and gadgets over the years and many family trips, to help traveling with kids go a little smoother. I share them with you today in the hopes they also make your family vacations just a little bit easier!

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6 Steps To Cleaner Living

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Have you been looking for easy ways to create a cleaner lifestyle for your family? As a mom it can be so overwhelming trying to balance the various demands of motherhood while also trying to find ways to improve your lifestyle, whether it be with healthy eating, ridding chemicals from your home or any of the millions of other ways on the market that tout healthy living perks. We have taken 6 easy steps on our a journey to clean living, and I’m laying ’em all out for you today! Read more “6 Steps To Cleaner Living”

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide For Moms Who Love Wine

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That time of year is upon us again, where we somehow must find a gift for our mother that encompasses what an amazing unicorn-like goddess she is while also staying on budget. I mean my mom deserves an island! She is my best friend and an amazing mother, but you see the way my bank account is set up… Let’s just say an island is not in budget! So for that reason, I have compiled the Pairings and Parenting Mother’s Day Gift Guide (for moms who love wine)! Read more “Mother’s Day Gift Guide For Moms Who Love Wine”

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Protecting Family Time: Why Sundays Are My Very Favorite Day

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There are many reasons why Sundays are my favorite days. For one, this is the one day a week that my husband (Mr. P&P) gets up early with our oldest and I get to stay in bed with the baby (his days are Mondays). The big boys hang out and do things like watch cartoons, eat cereal and play video games while the baby and I usually sneak in an extra hour of sleep and I get lots of extra baby snuggles. But that’s just the beginning.  Read more “Protecting Family Time: Why Sundays Are My Very Favorite Day”

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