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What To Read This Year

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A lot of my fun in 2020 revolved around wine, fire, leggings and reading. And it’s looking like that’s the forecast for 2021 as well. The plus side: I love reading and I read more this year than honestly ever. I knocked some books on my TBR list that had been on there for YEARS […]

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Taste of Home Review Winter 2020

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Taste of Home Special Delivery is a quarterly subscription box featuring fun, seasonal kitchen gadgets and recipes in each box! Here’s my review of the Winter 2020 Taste of Home box. Click here to sign up. Guys, I was crazy looking forward to this December box! Like give me alllll the festive holiday stuff. I’m not going […]

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Taste of Home Special Delivery Review Fall 2020

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Taste of Home Special Delivery is a quarterly subscription box featuring fun, seasonal kitchen gadgets and recipes in each box! Here’s my review of the Fall 2020 Taste of Home box. Click here to sign up. If you’ve been following along very long around here you know that I LOVE a subscription box. Like love […]

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DIY Drive-in Movie

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Looking for an easy activity to do with the kids at home? This is our go-to set-up for a fun movie experience without leaving the house! Thinking. Of. Stuff. To. do. Need I say more? Never mind that we live in a time filled with more entertainment than in the history of the world! Pressure’s […]

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Easy Flooring DIY on a Budget

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This easy flooring idea is for the lazy DIY-er.  Someone who wants an easy flooring idea with maximum impact, that’s cheap and something any skill level can DIY. This one is a little out of my normal wheelhouse, but I wanted to go on record with the single DIY project I’ve ever done that turned […]

Let’s Get Lost in a Good Book …

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Guys, what a time.  As I’m writing this, my state has gone into lockdown — schools are closed so I start my first day of homeschooling my kindergartner and preschooler tomorrow.  My 6 year-old asked what skills I had as a teacher – umm, I attended school and that about wraps it up?  Last class […]

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Winc Wine Delivery Review

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This is my review of Winc wine delivery.  It’s not sponsored in any way, just my honest review of a really great way to get wine delivered right to your door! Here are a few things I’ve learned about parenting: You’d think “please don’t put your shoes against your teeth” would go without saying, but […]

Summer 2019 Reading List

My Summer 2019 Reading Picks

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My summer 2019 reading list is all of the books that I would definitely recommend for summer– or anytime– reading.  This post contains affiliate links.   First, let me say that I purposely stayed away from a “summer beach reading” title.  Because if you are beach bound, that’s awesome, but what if you live in a […]

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Gift bag organization

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So I would not say that by nature I am a frugal person.  Like I’m situation-specific frugal.  Subscribing to literally any and all subscription boxes known to man?  Oh yes, I’m so there.   Like I overheard a coworker talking about a subscription box I’d never heard of, and I am now a fellow subscriber.  Turnaround […]