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Why I Started Serving Juice with Breakfast

Mornings have changed in our house—for the better—and it’s all because of the beauty of a sunrise…. I don’t know exactly when it happened, but somewhere along the way, I stopped loving breakfast. Or maybe I should say I started disliking it. I think it had something to do with the whole cooking-a-meal-first-thing-in-the-morning thing. That, […]

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Surviving a Busy Schedule

Spring sports are in full swing in our house! We may have slightly “over-scheduled” ourselves, but we are still figuring out what our family can handle as far as extra-curriculars! I am embracing it… and truthfully, somewhat enjoying it! I love watching my kiddos play sports, dance, tumble… whatever the heck it is they enjoy! […]

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Costco Mom Shopping Hour — Free Event 11.13.15

It’s like a dream has come true for moms across central Iowa…. Costco is opening their doors an hour early just for you! That’s right, we could not be more excited to be partnering with City Moms Blog Network and Costco Wholesale to provide this great event for our readers and fellow Costco lovers!  Details and […]

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Back to School

Smooth Operator: Advice for Your Back-to-School Transition

This post is part 3 of 5 in the Back-to-School 2015 series. Back to School (BTS). Ooh…. That little phrase can elicit an array of emotions depending on whose sweet ear it befalls. Fear, joy, remorse, dread, elation…. How do you feel about it? Do you want to hang on to every last shred of […]

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We Put Our Baby in the Closet: A Nursery Renovation for Small-Space Living

Nine hundred seven. The number of square feet of living space in our house. My husband and I called it cozy before we had our first baby in August 2012. It has quickly become something more akin to snug. Or well, tiny. Although not this tiny. When we found out we would get to welcome […]

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