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DIY Chalkboard from an Old Picture

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links to help you find the supplies!  For $11, I took this: And turned it into this: I wanted a chalkboard that was portable and realized it would be so much cheaper to make a DIY chalkboard than to buy one! I found the frame at a Thrift Store and […]

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Back to School Essentials for Children with Food Allergies

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links.  My daughter starts Kindergarten this fall.  Yikes! I know. This isn’t her first rodeo. She was in preschool with childcare a few days a week for the past two years. But, this is five days a week. All day. With lunch. And snacks. How will I survive? Since I […]

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Teeth Whitening with Smile Brilliant

Disclaimer: Smile Brilliant provided me with product to facilitate this review. As always, all opinions are my own.  I have always wanted whiter teeth. I like my wine. I like my coffee. My teeth are not white. Teeth whitening services from the dentist can run upwards of $500. The appointments, the mold creations, the fitting of the […]

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Utilizing Kid Trades for Free Babysitting

No family near by? No room in the budget for a babysitter? NEED a date night? I get it. I’m with you. With family living 1-2 hours away, finding cheap or free babysitting isn’t that easy. Apparently I’d have to pay upwards of $15 an hour for a sitter and, being an allergy mom (or […]

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Celebrating the #DoItAllDad in our Life with Personal Creations

Disclaimer: I received product to provide this post, but, as always, all opinions (especially about my awesome hubby!) are my own.  Are you ready for Father’s Day? We celebrated a few days early since we’ll be on vacation this coming weekend. My husband is a serious Do-it-All Dad. It makes sense since he literally can’t […]

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A Summer Schedule that Works for Everyone

Tomorrow is the LAST. DAY. OF. SCHOOL. Some members of the family are more excited than others… To make summer fun and happy for everyone involved, I need a plan. I’m a scheduler. I like having a schedule. If I stick with it, that’s a bonus. But having a plan is the first step to […]

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Using all free clear to simplify my life! #FreeToBe

I’m in that stage of parenting I like to refer to as  the “It’s time to conquer Mt. Laundry” stage. With 3 kids, 2 adults, and a dog, laundry is a never-ending chore. Laundry piles up quickly and I need to run at least one load a day. The only problem: I have sensitive skin and […]

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Thanking Teachers with a Printable Gift Card Holder

Looking for a cute way to say thanks to those people who work so hard to teach and protect your kiddos? I have found that most teachers really just want a gift card and yet I like to add a personal touch to the gift as well. If I added a few flowers to go […]

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Why I’m glad I gave Essential Oils a Try: Review and Giveaway!

    Disclaimer: I was given product to review. As always, all opinions are my own.  When I first heard about Essential Oils I was skeptical. I wasn’t sure I believed that they would do anything. But I was also intrigued. Part of me really wanted to try them once I saved up for the […]

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Eggless Banana Nut Muffins

  You know when you have brown bananas and you just don’t want to throw them away? Yeah. Me. All the time. Sometimes I make a quick shake. Other times I turn a blind eye to my husband tossing them since neither of us had any motivation to make anything. And, sometimes, I find a […]