Cherry Cheese Tarts

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I mentioned on social media the other day that I was going to start sharing recipes from my Mam's handwritten cookbook that she left me. I decided to start with our favorite- dessert. We used to make cheesecakes together often, so I thought I'd share this recipe for her Cherry Cheese Tarts. Mini- Cheesecake Cupcakes that would make a perfect summer … [Read more...]

Once You Start Getting a Full Night of Sleep

Once You Start Getting a Full Night of Sleep

Once you start getting a full night of sleep after those early infant days, the world suddenly blooms around you. The sun shines brighter, your children seem nicer, and your Husband looks more appealing. You lose that blurry haze that seemed to surround your thoughts and actions for months upon months (sometimes years!). Your ability to have … [Read more...]

Yummy Scrub

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Since summer is right around the corner, and we'll all be showing a little more skin, it's time to add a body scrub to our skin care routine. Time to slough off that dead winter skin and exfoliate away the dry patches. With my super sensitive skin, it's hard to find a scrub that is gentle enough on my skin and doesn't scrape up my hands. But, Yummy … [Read more...]

Traumatized

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Today I was "That" Mother. The one who rolled her eyes as she dropped her son off in the church nursery because I had just dealt with his 312th tantrum of the morning, and could not wait to sip some coffee and sit in the church service alone. The mother who snuck out a few minutes early to try and go to the bathroom unaccompanied. The … [Read more...]

The Dreaded Poo Strike

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I wrote this 3 weeks ago...and we're experiencing the same thing, for the third time in a month. So, I thought I'd share my feelings on the awful, dreaded poo strike.   My son has been holding his poop for 3 days. Not because he's severely constipated or ate something bad. Not because he doesn't know how to poop in the potty- he did … [Read more...]

Family Sun Protection

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  Now that it's getting warmer every day (in theory) and we'll be spending lots of time outdoors, we need to remember to protect our little's (and OUR) skin. I like finding multi-use products that we can all use, so that we don't have to buy separate sunscreens for all of us. Here are my picks that are sensitive skin friendly, and … [Read more...]

Pink Blush Review and Giveaway

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My fellow Momma's all know that once you have kids, your body feels different. And finding clothing that fits our new body comfortably and still looks stylish is not an easy task. That's where Pink Blush comes in. They are a women's online boutique that has an amazing selection of cute dresses and transitional clothing that fits during pregnancy … [Read more...]

Tees for Ladies Who Love Jesus: Summer Edition

Tees for LadiesWho Love Jesus

You know one of my goals this year is to share my faith more. And what better way to do that than actually wear it on my person? As a busy Momma to a very active toddler, I love to be fashionable, but I mostly lean towards comfort. This is where a super cute tee comes in. I love a good tee- you can wear it with yoga pants or dress it up with a … [Read more...]

Sensitive Skin Friendly Shaving Cream

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Whish/Kiss My Face/Alba Botanica Now that the warm weather is (sorta) here to stay, at least in my house, it's leg shaving season. I have never been a huge fan of shaving my legs, but I have super dark, thick hair. And PCOS. So shaving my legs this time of year is pretty much a daily chore. One of the hardest parts about doing this every day, is … [Read more...]

The Mother Letters

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I don't usually blog on weekends, but since it's so close to Mother's Day, I want to share a great book for mothers. A book that would make a great gift for your mother, or to read if you are one yourself. The Mother Letters: Sharing the Laughter, Joy, Struggles, and Hope- brought to you by Amber and Seth Haines (the amazing writer behind Wild in … [Read more...]