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Direct Sales and the Products I Can’t Go Without

Direct sales doesn’t always have the best reputation. Maybe it’s due to that one “annoying” consultant or to wrong associations with pyramid schemes. Or maybe it’s because of a misplaced assumption that direct selling isn’t a “real” job or that somehow what’s earned isn’t deserved. I’ll admit, I used to wrestle with this subliminal misunderstanding. […]

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Why I Started Serving Juice with Breakfast | Des Moines Moms Blog

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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Destination Wyoming: Family Vacation and Couple's Getaway Itineraries | Des Moines Moms Blog

Destination Wyoming: Our Summer Family Vacation and Our Winter Couple’s Escape

I think I’ve found my heaven on earth. Last summer, after spending the school year learning about westward expansion in our American History studies, we had a strong desire to “go west” for our family vacation. We considered our options within reasonable driving distances, watched a few YouTube videos about those destinations, and quite easily […]

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