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Yes, You Can Foster!

Happy National Adoption Awareness Month! My husband and I have been on a stop and go adoption journey for over two years. Having issues with infertility we decided to adopt through foster care. After having our biological daughter,  we kept pursuing adoption as a viable option for siblings. We became foster parents instead of attempting […]

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The Evolution of the Stay At Home Mom

After the birth of my second child, I decided to become a stay-at-home mom (SAHM). While some women dream of the day that they can kiss their job goodbye and walk out the door Jennifer Aniston style in Office Space, for others it is an agonizing decision. Am I making a mistake? Who will I […]

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Chicken Noodle Soup {In the INSTANT POT}

The chill is finally in the air here in Flagstaff, HALLELUJAH! I know not everyone is a fan of the cooler weather but it’s probably my favorite time of year! I love being able to cozy up in a blanket either watching a movie or reading a book. The other thing I love about cold […]

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The Guide: November

Happy November!! We feel like this month is going to FLY and it’ll be December before we know it. Take some time to savor the final fun of Fall with these events and activities around town. This month is really about “Ladies Night” with several stores around town hosting their own events. Enjoy! Know something […]

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My Go-To Paleo Foods

Every ‘diet’ and ‘healthy eating plan’ out there agree on at least one thing, eat more veggies! That may be the only thing all eating plans have in common! But I believe it is true and I want to share my simple go-to menu along with some fun and more involved recipes for when I […]

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Tummy Time Truths

Oh, Tummy Time, how my children loathe thee.  But it is a necessary evil.  Research shows that tummy time is the best way to get your baby to hit all of her milestones, from sitting up on her own to walking.    Here are 5 truths about tummy time that I have learned with my […]

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Pumpkin Pie Dump Cake

There seems to be this craze with everything pumpkin during the fall! I can’t say that I am one of those people who are head over heels for pumpkin the way some people are. Also, I’m not a fan of traditional pumpkin pie! I know, SHAME! I speak heresy!!! HAHA! This recipe, however, does tickle […]

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