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Pesto Chicken Sandwiches

I’m always looking for new chicken recipes because we always have chicken breasts on hand. I stumbled upon this quick and easy recipe last week and it was a big hit with me and my cowboys! Using and adapting this recipe, here’s what you’ll need (my wordy notes and adaptations in italics): Basil pesto (you [...]

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

Mrs. Bee blogged about the Imagination Library a while back — in fact, I learned about this awesome program through Hellobee, and I’m so glad I did! When I first heard about the Imagination Library, a program that delivers free, high-quality children’s books to preschool-aged children to promote early literacy and a love of reading, [...]

Breaking Down the Supply List

Like it or not, the return of school is drawing near and big box stores everywhere are promoting their back-to-school gear. It’s enough to make this teacher momma want to cry! While the beginning of the year is always buzzing with excitement, seeing those signs everywhere with several more weeks of summer remaining drive me [...]

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“Different Mommies Have Different Rules…”

…is a phrase I’ve been uttering a lot around here. I first started using it about a year ago, and though I’m not sure exactly when it started, I definitely know why it started. This has been my go-to phrase in many different situations and it’s pretty much my version of “Because I said so!”. [...]

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Birthday Banners

I’d consider myself to be a semi-crafty person. I like crafting, to a degree. A little project here and there is fun, but too much of one, especially one that requires lots of precision and exact measurements, and I’m stressed out and frustrated. Because of this, when it comes to Lil’ CB’s birthday parties, I [...]

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…And It All Comes Flooding Back

Back when we were in the thick of our infertility and even after we started our adoption process, the question I dreaded most was, “When are you having kids?” It was like a stab in the heart. Every. Time. I know the question is well-meaning and innocent on the part of the asker, but when [...]

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How to Use Dry Shampoo

As a busy mom, I am always looking for shortcuts to reduce my time getting out the door. Since becoming a mom, I’ve taken to packing lunches, setting up my coffee machine and picking out CB’s and my school clothes the night before. As far as the actual morning goes, I’m still working on finding [...]

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