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My kids are CHILD MODELS! You should come see :)

Sometimes my mother heart is just leaping out of my chest with excitement over the things my kids are doing. You know what I mean! Watching the ball soar on that amazing home run hit, the first time they sing a solo at church, or their tiny little voices at the school play. So rewarding. Well today is one of those days. I never wanted to have my kids be child models, but who doesn’t want their kids to be child models. #braggingrightsforyears

Ok, ok, so they aren’t really child models but don’t they look like it? I’ve just been dying to show you all these pictures! I had my friend, Ann, take these for me (she also did Paul’s newborn pictures and our family pictures). Isn’t she amazing?

Not only are these two rocking their back to school looks here on the blog, but all of the clothes that we picked out are available for 25% off on the Lands’ End blog! Keep reading, because I know you like to save money as much as I do.

See them on the Lands’ End website by clicking on the blue banner below!!!
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Here are the kids in their “First-Day Faves”

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How to Pop Popcorn in a Brown Paper Bag in the Microwave (I bet you didn’t know you could do this!)

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It's already the 12th of August which means it's time for the fun group of 12 bloggers I work with to post a recipe with 12 ingredients or less. Today is all about easy after school snacks! This should make that transition into the school year that much easier. Today I'm talking popcorn. Did you know that you can pop plain popcorn kernels in a brown paper bag in the microwave?! I sure didn't until this spring. I've always used an air-popper to make popcorn and mine stopped working. We are total popcorn nuts and I was desperate to find a Continue Reading →


Homemade Vanilla Pudding Cups plus 11 other recipes made in a mason jar

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It's the 12th already and do you know what that means? 12 bloggers, 12 recipes, 12 ingredients or less. This month was a really fun theme... food served/cooked in mason jars. I use mason jars all of the time in my kitchen so this was really fun for me. You know those little puddings in a cup? My kids think that they love them. They always ask for them at grandma's house and when they have them, they never eat them. They are so yucky! And why aren't they refrigerated?! That is just odd isn't it? So between the fake flavors Continue Reading →


10 Tips to Get Outside with your Kids EVERYDAY this summer. You can do it!

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Summer is the perfect time to get outside and get active with your kids. The keyword in that sentence is with. Just sending your kids outside isn't the same. I'm talking about you physically being outside with them. They'll love doing things with you and the attention that you are giving them. You'll love that they aren't idling their day away in front of a screen and you might even like the added exercise for yourself, sunshine on your face, and the decreased mess inside the house. I think that kids want to be outside having adventures and building memories, but Continue Reading →