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Getting Kids to Eat Healthier

The unrelenting challenge of getting your children to eat healthily can drain your system. It can make you throw your hands up in the air and just give up. You can fool yourself into thinking that because children have a young and quick metabolism, that junk food won’t have too much of an effect on …

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7 Tips For Mastering The Perfect Stir-Fry

Whether you enjoy eating it as a mid-week meal or prefer cooking it on special occasions, there’s no denying that stir-fry meals are popular everywhere. They contain a delicious yet nutritionally-balanced meal in one bowl or plate. They’re also straightforward to prepare and cook. But, despite the ease of preparation and cooking, do you feel …

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Easter Treats to Make Today

This time of year it can be a fun time to get baking and making treats, because of all of the Peeps, jelly beans, and Cadbury eggs that fill the stores. Easter is a time when lots of cute and creative treats that you can make with eggs, chicks, and bunnies can be made. We’re …

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Mountain West Trip:In & Around Casper, WY

This is another post from our Mountain West Trip. Day 3 we got up and Drew was in charge of showing us around Casper. First we drove up to the top of Casper Mountain. We saw this Coyote as we drove. Up on top of Casper Mountain is a small Ski Resort called Hogadon Basin …

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Currently – April 2020

sharing The last couple days I’ve been sharing some new posts: What’s Up Wednesday Spring Break Trip 2020 I made a page of all our Spring Training Trips. writing Well I’ve been writing a lot in the above posts. I hope to write a lot more over the next few weeks and get more caught …

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Memories of the Month {3.2020}

This month I was happy about: for more family time and working from home. I time to slow down a bit and actually be forced to get stuff done that otherwise wouldn’t. Just making the best of the situation. This month I was sad about: the whole coronavirus is a complete downer. It’s so sad …

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Spring Training 2020

Earlier this month, before the Corona Virus became such a big deal in the U.S. we left work on Friday and drove down to Bushnell, Florida. We stayed at the Roadway Inn. Rob had enough Choice Hotel Points that we could stay for free. Saturday we got up and grabbed some packaged breakfast novelties and …

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What’s Up Wednesday – March 2020

Well here we are again finishing up another month. Today I’m linking up with Shay and Sheaffer for What’s Up Wednesday. What We’re Eating Well since we’ve been all at home more or less I’ve been even more on top of menu planning, because I’m planning not only dinner like I usually do, but also …

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The Ultimate Goal Setting Guide: 5 Steps to Achieving Your Goals in 2020

A new year is an opportunity to gauge your milestones and realign your goals towards a new trajectory. As the beginning of a new decade, 2020 is the ideal year to get your priorities and goals right from the onset. It has the potential of setting your agenda for the coming decade. Goal setting entails …

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Corona Bucket List

image It looks like we’re going to be having a lot of time at home because of the Corona Virus Pandemic. On March 17th, we started working from home. We also got word that the public schools will extend their Spring Break through April 10th. That’s when our work from home time is supposed to …

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5 Top Tips For First Time Cooks

Image Source If you’re a first-time cook and you’re struggling to get the hang of things then don’t worry, you have definitely come to the right place. Whether you’ve just moved into your first home and you’re starting to cook your evening meals or you’re used to ordering take out, getting the hang of cooking …

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Currently – March 2020

/fixing/ Well in the South, when here “fixin’” I think of what I’m about to do. So I’m fixin’ to start packing tonight for Spring Break! /hearing/ I’m hearing the podcast S-Town. I just started listening to it and I think it’s going to be very interesting. /borrowing/ Hmm…borrowing? I don’t think I’m borrowing anything …

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Why Mainstream Vacation Websites Aren’t Always the Best

So you’ve got a week or two worth of holidays from work and want to take a big break. Maybe you’ve heard about a cool destination from your colleagues or perhaps you decided on a destination last year. Where do you go from there? Well, you’ll likely need to search for a city to visit, …

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Memories of the Month {2.2020}

This month I was happy about: getting my talk I have to give in March previewed and approved. *big sigh of relief* This month I was sad about: all the rain is just getting us down. This year I’m going to rate the books & movies. Here’s my rating system: ♥ ♥ = Love it! …

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Mountain West Trip:Wyoming Road Trip

This post is continuation of our big Mountain West Trip we did. Here’s the first post in case you missed it>>>Mountain West Trip – Colorado Springs We got up that morning and checked out of our hotel in Castle Rock and headed to Wyoming! Our final destination for that day was Casper, WY, where Drew …

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What’s Up Wednesday – February 2020

Here’s my first What’s Up Wednesday for this year. As slow as January went February is coming to end in the blink of an eye, it seems. Do you feel that way too? I’m linking up with Shay and Sheaffer for What’s Up Wednesday. What We’re Eating A couple meals we’ve had over the last …

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Top 5 Date Night Ideas You and Your Partner Will Love

Photo by freestocks.org from Pexels Whether you have kids or not you sometimes might feel as though you need some time alone as a couple. Often with the busyness of life, many forget to book a date night with their partner. But this is something that you should add into the calendar regularly. These date …

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Using Desserts To Disguise Fruits & Veggies

Image Source Some kids are notoriously fussy when it comes to fruit and vegetables. While some will happily munch down these healthy foods, many will sulk and eat around the greens on their plate, and this can drive a parent crazy. They need to eat healthy to develop properly, and the work which goes into …

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Perfect Snacks for Movie Night

Movie nights are the perfect opportunity to indulge in some of your favorite snacks. Here, we’re going to take a look at some inspirational ideas to get you started so that you can make your next family gathering in front of the TV something special. Image Source Pretzel Hotdogs When you’re watching a film, you …

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Everything You Need for a Romantic Night In

Romantic night’s in are lovely. If you’ve got kids, or work long hours and struggle to get out with your partner, a romantic night in might be the only chance that you get to spend quality time together. Even if you can go out whenever you want, and get plenty of time with your partner, …

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