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My Go-To Plant Based Meals

What is Plant-Based? Plant Based is a less intimidating way of saying you eat Vegan. All of the following meals contain no animal products. Eat them three meals a day, or once a week. Either way, you’re doing the earth a solid! Breakfast: Upon hearing I was vegan, someone asked me, “what do you eat […]

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One-and-Done? Maybe Reconsider.

Once I read an article stating that the closest relationship any people would have is that of a sibling relationship. I thought about this for awhile and then decided that it made sense despite never experiencing this type of relationship myself. Due to extenuating circumstances, I am an only child. But if your family is […]

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Podcasts for Moms Who Aren’t Just Moms

What do I mean by podcasts that are just for moms? Not only can these podcasts be for anyone, but you specifically will not find any podcasts on this list that are geared towards moms and mom issues. These are for you and your non-mom time. 1. Lore  I’m kind of obsessed with Lore right […]

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Presents Your Kids’ Teachers Actually Want

The holidays can be a busy and rushed time for all of us, and one person, in particular, is someone you shouldn’t forget to acknowledge – your kids’ teachers. Now, I’m not telling you to go out and buy them something amazingly expensive to show your appreciation. But this person is with your child frequently […]

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Choosing a Name

Picking a name for your new baby! Yes, the most exciting, stressful, trying part of pregnancy (besides squeezing a baby out of your vagina). But just like labor, you will have to do it anyway. Everyone has a say in your baby’s name, and I am no different. Hello, my name is Jessie and I am a […]

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Pregnant? Ditch the 12 Week Wait.

When I became pregnant with Suzanne, my husband asked me when we could tell people. “Whenever we want”, I said. “No, I mean, when is it safe to tell people.” Safe. He meant because 80% of miscarriages happen in the first trimester.  I would like to break down two things from this statistic. That does […]

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What Now? [ I Quit My Job ]

No one I talked to blamed me or questioned what I was doing. When I told them that I was quitting teaching they all just nodded or said they understood. A few told me, “If I was 10 years younger”. I had been working with children for over 10 years. 6 of those years were […]

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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 Best Margaritas in Town!

This year I have lived in Flagstaff for 10 years, 7 of which I could legally drink. With that knowledge, I will pass on to you my top three places for the best margaritas in town! Best Margaritas in Flagstaff 1. Criollo What I love about Criollo’s margaritas is that they are made with fresh […]

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