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Wrapping a teacher gift with Expressionery

Wrap It Up with Expressionery

One of my good friends is headed off this week to a new home in a new state to start her new career as a teacher. I thought it would be fun to put together a little bag of goodies   Read More »

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Easy, Peasy Teacher Appreciation Gift

Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week and while you may feel stressed about what to get or make for your kids’ teachers, think simple.  I recently got a custom, self-inking stamp from my friends at Expressionery.com and it is the   Read More »

Be Happy Nothing Else Matters

Monday Motivation – Be Happy, Nothing Else Matters

  Happy Monday! What is your motto this week? As we approach the end of the first month in our apartment, I am reminded that no matter what, happiness is the most important item on my to-do list. The property   Read More »

Irish Stew

5 Classic Irish Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

This is an article I originally posted in 2009, but these recipes are still perfect! Ireland is by far one my favorite places on earth! Lucky for me, my grandparents live there and we have made quite a few trips   Read More »

carseat

Did You Know? Child Safety in Cars

One of the most confusing and daunting parts of being a new parent is knowing how to keep your child safe in every car trip – from the time they are first born until they are old enough to sit   Read More »

Perfect Bar Mini

Perfect Bar – Whole Food on the Go

I was given the opportunity to try a different kind of bar – the Perfect Bar – a whole food bar made with organic ingredients and loaded with protein. While the Perfect Bar comes in peanut varieties and almond varieties,   Read More »

Simple Ham and Potato Soup

Simple Ham and Potato Soup

  Have you ever had a soup that you just couldn’t get enough of? I set out to make a ham and potato soup last night and after checking out a few recipes online, I decided to make my own   Read More »

Christmas Peeps

Bring Your Christmas Cards to Life with Expressionery.com

The other day a package arrived for me and I literally gasped when I opened it up and saw the cuteness… My dear friend Laura – creator of the famous Me and My Peeps characters – had created custom Christmas   Read More »

Three

Family Connecting With Holiday Spirit

With the arrival of the holidays, the stress levels in families sometimes rises.  It is important to find time to spend together doing things that are fun and create connection.  Each year we go for a drive and look at   Read More »

HealthyFamily-Baking

Healthy and Sweet Gluten Free Chex Mix Treats For Christmastime Kids

So many of the sweet treats during the holidays are filled with stuff that many kids can’t have. This yummy sweet treat is Gluten free and super yummy too.  Once it is made, it is great to put in jars   Read More »