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FUNFETTI CAKE MIX COOKIES

Hey Friends! Today I have a really quick recipe that I want to share with you, it’s how you turn a Funfetti cake mix into soft cake-like cookies. Now, this isn’t my recipe, but more of a general way to turn any cake mix into a cookie! What I love about making these cookies is that the kids get so excited when they smell them baking in the oven! I think because the whole house smells like you are making…

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THE FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL 2018

Last Thursday was the First Day of School and on this particular day, it was the first of many!!! First off, we have a middle schooler and that is just crazy for me to really think about… Bryce is half way to being a senior in high school! He was really nervous to start middle school because of going to a new school and not really knowing anybody and, it isn’t elementary school anymore. But he did great and had…

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EASY BEEF & BROCCOLI | RESTAURANT STYLE

If Bryce had a choice, we would be eating at Panda Express every night! That is how much he loves their Beef & Broccoli and Orange Chicken. But as you can imagine that would get really expensive and not very healthy. So I sought out to make the Best at home Beef & Broccoli! You can throw this dish together along with a pot of white rice in less than 30 minutes, this is the perfect weeknight meal. This Beef & Broccoli…

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HORSEBACK RIDING, SOCCER & ICING

Heyyy, Happy Monday!!! I hope you all had a great weekend. Mine was pretty relaxed considering I’m on “light duty”, due to the ankle, Naomi started soccer and Maddie had horseback riding lessons.  More importantly we are t-minus 3 days til school starts and we need to get our act in order when it comes to our morning routines, nightly routines and lunch packing! This year Bryce is going to pack his lunch so there is a lot less arguing…

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MORNING WALKS | QUALITY TIME WITH THE KIDS

Morning Friends! Man-oh-man was yesterday a crazy day, yesterday I posted on my instagram story about falling while on the trail and scraping my legs up, but I didn’t mention the minor sprained ankle! Also Naomi had 2 nose bleeds and Maddie got a splinter in the bottom of her foot…all while we were back home. It was Freaky Friday, but on a Thursday! Alright, let’s get on with this post. If you have followed me for any length of…

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Easy Breakfast Tacos Using Just Crack an Egg

Hey Friends, today I’m sharing with you a quick & Easy way to make Breakfast Tacos recipe and it’s all made in the microwave! Yes, you heard me right, microwave. Now I don’t think you are going to believe when I tell you what I used to make them… Yep, Ore-Ida’s Just Crack an Egg, All American Scramble kit! All you need is 1 fresh egg (not included). You can find them in the refrigerated section next to the cartons…

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LIFE LATELY.

Happy Monday Friends!  In a week and a half, all three of these kiddos will be back in school. The count down is on, this is our last full week home, so we are soaking the lazy days of summer in. Back to school shopping. We’ve been back to school supply shopping and checking things off the school’s grade supply list. This is the first time Naomi gets to experience true back to school supply shopping!!! Although we did have…

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