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how I spent my summer vacation

Obviously I don't literally mean "vacation" because my children are home. Summer isn't exactly a vacation, but a break from the school routine which allows some variety in our lives. For example, my children have been arguing on a variety of topics instead of just who showers first. I get to prepare a variety of… Continue reading how I spent my summer vacation

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Traveling WithOUT Children

I'm a mom with school-aged children who works from home, so my days are pretty routine and predictable. A good chunk of those days is spent feeding people, cleaning up after people, or listening to people. All of this makes me pretty tired at the end of the day so I look forward to when the kiddos… Continue reading Traveling WithOUT Children

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Making Road Trip Memories with Twizzlers

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Thank you for supporting brands that support this blog. #TwizzlersSummer #CollectiveBias For the third summer in a row we had a big ol' road trip to the beach. This year we left before the sun came up and were… Continue reading Making Road Trip Memories with Twizzlers

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Have Shorts, Will Travel

I am so ready for school to be out that I'm on the verge of just keeping my third grader home against her will (she loves school). I'm so done with the routine. AND? I'm ready for the BEACH. We are 6 weeks away from our annual beach trip and I'm already planning what to pack.… Continue reading Have Shorts, Will Travel