Mac N Chicken Pizza Recipe

One of the fun food traditions my husband grew up with was Pizza Sunday. His family would always share a pizza or two on Sunday night and it has been a tradition we have easily adopted to our family. I love these kinds of traditions and routines because it helps

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Our Top 10 Favorite Children's Books (so far)

Reading has always been super important in our household. We’ve read to Eleanor at least once a day since she was born. I will admit that I felt pretty ridiculous reading to a 2-week old baby, but we did it. The experts say you should talk to your baby –

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How Becoming a Mom Changed My Life List

When I wrote some of my first posts on this blog back in 2010, one of the things I posted was my life list. There were only 20 things on it so it definitely was not an all inclusive list. However, now that I’m a mom I figured it was

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A Golf Tournament for Melanoma

For the past four years our family has been organizing a golf tournament to raise funds and awareness for melanoma. We lost my father-in-law on April 28, 2011 and honestly before that we did not know how bad melanoma was. My husband and I thought skin cancer was something that

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6 Must Have Baby Items For Surviving Summer Travel

Tick tock…tick tock…do you hear that clock counting down the days till summer? It’s almost here and so are family vacations and that summer travel time with your kiddos. If you’re like me you hate having to pack up a what feels like a semi truck worth of equipment for an

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12 Awesome Easter Crafts for Kids + 1 for Mom

Easter is fast approaching. If you’re like me, you wait until the last minute for holidays too. Now that we’re settled back in the States, I am hoping to get better at that, but since this is the first holiday in our new house, I am still running behind schedule.

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One Month of Freezer Meals for $200

I am a planner. Did you know that? Of course you probably do. I am also the cook in our house. That’s not to say my husband can’t cook. In fact, he can make up a nice meal every once in a while for my birthday or Valentine’s Day, but

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