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9 Books You Will Actually WANT To Read This Summer

One of my favorite past times (yes, because having a 2-year-old and a 10-month-old qualifies anything done at a leisurely, quiet, enjoyable pace as a thing of the past) is reading. Those that know me probably think, “um…you’re an English teacher, don’t you read ALL THE BOOKS?” I’d love to say yes but…nope. I’ll be honest, at […]

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How to Keep Your Sanity During the Holidays

The holiday season is here (or as I like to call it “eating season.”) While the memories made and family time are always awesome in hindsight, the reality of them can be a tad stressful. I’m no expert at remaining calm cool and collected but I am an expert on stress! Especially when I start […]

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3 Things I Know For Sure: Divorce and The Holidays

I have a love/hate relationship with the “On This Day” memories on Facebook now that I am newly divorced. This time last year were pictures of family time, marriage dates, stories from what we had conquered, birthdays celebrated together, trips that were taken as a family and a married couple, etc. This season of life […]

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4 Winning Recipes for the 4th of July

Celebrating Independence Day is way more fun with a group of friends or family.  So whether you are hosting a get-together yourself, or needing to bring a side dish or snack to another party, here are four easy (and yummy) foods that are great for the 4th! Crowd-Pleasing 4th of July Recipes Want to try […]

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Why I Say “NO!” To New Year’s Resolutions

Does your New Year’s resolution list read sort of like a global to-do list? You’ve resolved to change your diet, exercise more, travel to new places, finish a big creative project, make creative lunches for your child and write consistent notes to them, have dinner ready from scratch every night for your family, etc. Why […]

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