Birthdays Are a Big Deal & How to Celebrate Solo

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SendSmiles #CollectiveBias A few weeks ago, Jam turned 7. I'm not sure what it is about turning 7, but it just seems like she's not a baby anymore. She so grown up, you know? From waking up ...

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Crunchy, Cool, Yum: My Go-to Breakfast for Busy Mornings

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #QuakerRealMedleys #CollectiveBias Mornings are busy around here. Even with summer being in and school being out, our mornings have (unfortunately) remained the same. That means that unless I do some awesome, blow your mind, watch me work planning,…

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So She Swims

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Summer is almost over and Jam and I finally made it to the pool. Sad, I know. And what makes it even sadder than the fact that it’s late July and we haven’t gotten to the pool, is the fact that our apartment complex has a fully accessible pool that’s open 7 days a week….

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Apartment Laundry Made Easy

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TotalBleachControl #CollectiveBias Even though I’m soooo ready to move into my own house, I have to admit that living in an apartment has its perks. We never have to mow the lawn and if something breaks, there’s a…

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3 Years from 30

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I’m at this weird place in my life where I’m realizing that I’m almost done with my twenties. There’s actually a part of me that’s happy to have this decade end. It wasn’t all that great, but I can definitely say that I got a lot out of it. And even though I’m still in the…

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Early Morning Fun with Google Camp

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Our mornings are even hectic during the summer. How sad is that? I guess it’s because the only thing that really changed with summer was the place at which I drop Jam off! I still have to be at work by 8:30 and she still has to be in someone’s care by 8:15. It kinda…

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House Hunters

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Today I signed my last lease agreement. Next year this time, I won’t be an apartment dweller, but a homeowner. Yay! Cue the band. In addition to working and saving like woah, this also means that we’ve officially become house hunters. Eek! Almost every weekend, we jump in the car as a family and ride…

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Slamtastic 4 & My Superhero Girl

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Thanks Denny’s for sponsoring this Slamtastic conversation. As always, all opinions are 100% mine. As a Denny’s Diner Ambassador, I’m privy to the latest and greatest happenings of America’s diner. Just recently, I was informed that Denny’s is partnering with 20th Century Fox to bring the summer’s biggest adventure film, Fantastic Four, to diner’s all…

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