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What I’m Loving as a New Mama of Two

Whew, I have to remember to breathe these days! Going from one to two kids has been unexpectedly harder than I thought! My little guy is now in his 4th month so I feel like I’m somewhat coming out of the fog of tiredness. *Keyword: somewhat  Whether you’re a mom of one or two,  (or […]

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Gold Razor

I Quit Shaving

One of the things that I hate, hate, hate about being a woman is shaving my legs. As women, there are so many things we have to do to simply “maintain” ourselves. This doesn’t even include going above and beyond with our beauty routines. Then, when we become moms, we try and find ways to […]

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4 Ways Amazon Makes My Life Easier

I love Amazon. Really who isn’t a Prime member, right? What can’t you find on there?  I wanted to share some features of Amazon you may or may not know about that truly make my life so much easier! Prime Wardrobe Prime Wardrobe is kind of like your personally chosen Stitch Fix. If you go […]

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ragbrai bike

RAGBRAI, Give It a Try!

“Fresh squeezed lemonade! Fresh squeezed lemonade!” I can vividly remember my seven-year-old self hollering those words on top of our neighbor’s barn as thousands of RAGBRAI riders rolled down old Highway 20. It was the most action our tiny town had seen in a long time and my entrepreneurial-minded parents set up a lemonade stand. […]

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pool bag

6 Pool Bag Essentials

Summer is here! Who’s ready? We are!   One of our favorite summer activities is heading to the pool. Since I just washed and stowed away all our winter gear, it only seems appropriate I pull out the swim bag and get it organized so it’s ready to go.  When it’s time to go to […]

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