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3 Fast Ways to Use Dawn Beyond the Sink

There’s nothing like the smell of a clean house. Few things bring on the nostalgia as much as a fresh lemon scent. It’s ingrained in my brain from Sunday house cleanings as a kid. One of the brands that shaped that yummy scent of…

May 2, 2019
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Best Ways to Winterize Your Home

You’ve probably heard a lot about energy conservation for years and years, and if you’re anything like me, you might have figured you were pretty limited in the actual amount of energy you and your family can actually conserve. But the truth is, there…

February 22, 2019
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A Family-Friendly Valentine’s Day Mantle

For as long as I could remember, the extent of my holiday decorating for the year exclusively featured a decorated Christmas tree and maybe a few pumpkins. Without family to host for the holidays and being without kids, it seemed like more work than…

February 4, 2019
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Building Healthy Habits That Benefit the Whole Family

Want to turn regular pregnancy nesting up 10 notches? Try Marie Kondo. I was already in full-on nesting mode over here, which meant heaps of cleaning, organizing, and decorating, so it seemed fitting to flip on Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. I watched a…

February 1, 2019
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Valentine’s Gifts from the Heart

I have to admit that over the years my husband and I have forgotten a few Valentine’s Days. My son’s birthday falls exactly one week before and it feels like as soon as the excitement dies down from his special day, we look at…

January 30, 2019
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Knock Out Taxes Early So You Can Focus on Life

A few weeks ago I shared all the ways in which I’m getting my home ready for baby number two due this March. Shortly after that, I took a peek into more behind the scenes items like bill paying and making sure our calendar…

January 7, 2019
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4 Ways to Get Your Hygge On

Hygge: a Danish and Norwegian word for a mood of coziness and comfortable conviviality with feelings of wellness and contentment; to give courage, comfort, joy I recently read the book The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living by Meik Wiking and it inspired me to…

January 5, 2019
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Pumpkin Picking in Western New York

Sharing some photos from round two of our trip to the pumpkin farm!  We woke up to a light dusting of snow across my husband’s car in the driveway and at noon today it’s still only 39 degrees, so it’s safe to say our…

October 18, 2018
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The Great Pumpkin Farm

We spent the first day of fall at the local pumpkin patch celebrating and we’re sure glad we did! There were lots of first to be had including Fox’s first time having his face paint and heading through a haunted house. This kid’s favorite…

September 29, 2018