Five Things I Learned on a Recent Trip to Disney World

My daughter and I just got back from a trip to Disney World this week and I’ve been having major withdrawals. IT IS A LEGIT PROBLEM! I swear, my heart is a little broken now that we’re not longer there. I miss seeing the castle right in front of me, I long to spot mickey […]

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My Identity in This Season of Life

How many of us change our “identity” throughout life? I’d answer that all of us do. I mean, are you really the same person you were in high school, or do you really think you’ll be the same 20 years from now? I for one have had many identities and titles throughout my lifetime. In […]

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A Look Back on 2018

It’s mind boggling to me how quickly a year can pass by. Certain seasons or weeks tend to drag on (especially the dreadful, cold winter months), while others zip by, but no matter what, I’m always surprised how quickly time passes at the end of each year. 2018 brought us so many wonderful moments as […]

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Homemade Hot Cocoa & Whipped Cream Toppers

Today, my husband and I celebrate our fifth anniversary! I cannot believe five years flew by that quickly. At the same time, it feels like we’ve been together forever. We decided to get married close to Christmas because we love this time of year and every part of the day was perfect. There was snow […]

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Homemade Peppermint Pudding

We’re all familiar with the lyrics from “We Wish You a Merry Christmas” that say, “come bring us some figgy pudding…”, but do most of us know what figgy pudding actually is? As I’m sure you know, the rest of the lyrics mention that the guests won’t go until they get some, so I figure […]

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The Hustle and Bustle of the Holidays

This time of the year is really something. The Christmas lights, carols and songs, festive events and time with loved ones truly make December the most wonderful time of the year. It’s almost as if we’re living on clouds throughout the month of December. Well, most of the time anyway. If Christmas is meant to […]

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Frosty’s French Toast

Most mornings, our kiddos have a mediocre breakfasts because I am not a morning person. I’m pretty much a groggy bear until about 8 a.m. after the coffee has kicked in. My poor kids. Sometimes I make big batches of pancakes and freeze them so I can easily heat up something for them and a […]

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DIY Christmas Advent Calendar

Now that all of the Thanksgiving craziness is over, it’s time to start thinking about the most wonderful time of the year and I couldn’t be more excited. As much as I loved preparing Thanksgiving food for a month straight (thanks to the blog!), I’m looking forward to focusing more on the magic and joy […]

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Leftover Turkey Phyllo Wraps

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving surrounded by your loved ones. It’s so nice to have a holiday that reminds us of the importance of being grateful and I love that we get a day dedicated to simply gather with friends and family.   One of the things I’m most thankful for is […]

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Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Tacos

Feast Day is near and if you’ve visited the blog lately, I’m sure you can tell that it’s all that’s on my mind. Do you blame me though? If Feast Day is also on your brain and you’re continuing to plan what to make this Thursday,  here are some recipes I posted the past couple […]

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