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Recipe: Two Ingredient Banana “Pancakes”

When my daughter first started solid foods, I was worried that she had an intolerance to wheat.  While worrying about this, I searched for infant and toddler recipes that were wheat-free.  Luckily, my daughter ended up not having a wheat allergy AND I found this recipe for banana “pancakes” that she still loves along the […]

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Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day Peppermint Patties

I’m a firm believer in telling my family I love them multiple times a day, but heart-shaped peppermint patties also are an excellent way to spread some Valentine’s Day cheer! So take a break from your New Year’s Resolution Diet…and make some of these yummies…you won’t be sorry! Inspiration and recipe found from here …however I modified it […]

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Not Just Turkey

Not Just Turkey and Trimmings

What does Thanksgiving mean to you and yours? Do you find yourself going through the motions during the holidays? Does it feel mundane, or are you overwhelmed? Do you feel that you or your family have forgotten the real meaning of Thanksgiving? Since my family and I have moved to beautiful Charleston, we are not […]

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LunchBox

Make Ahead School Lunch Ideas

It’s hard to believe that the first day of school is just around the corner.  The summer has once again flown by and two out of my three kids are in school full time.  That means double the early mornings, double the school supplies, and double the packed lunches!  We are firm believers in the […]

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WBW Ashley

My Favorite {Breastfeeding Friendly} Energy Boost

August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week. All week long, our contributors will be sharing their stories, encouragement, trials, and helpful tips for nursing moms.  Sacrifice is synonymous with parenthood. We sacrifice sleep, weekend getaways, carefree attitudes, shoe budgets and lots of personal time & space (what’s that?). It comes with the territory, and I think we all expect it. […]

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PreschoolerApproved

Preschooler Approved Sailboat Activities

As a former teacher I am always thinking of ways to incorporate learning into my three year olds fun filled days. This summer I have been setting a theme for each week and planning educational activities around it. He is always on the go so I have found simple hands on activities are best to catch his […]

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A Super Simple 4th of July Menu

We love the Fourth of July in our house and I always look forward to bringing a dish to family get togethers. This year, I plan to go all out (for me that means not ordering out) since I am the only one doing the cooking. Besides, it’s always great to start your own holiday […]

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The Bun is Out of the Oven

The Bun is Out of the Oven. Who Wants to Cook?!

Whether it’s your first child or your fifth, welcoming a new baby into your family is an amazing rollercoaster of emotions. Happiness, sadness, fear, excitement, uncertainty and all the tears you could possibly cry, are just a few things you’ll have going on. (Not to mention more tiny, dirty, diapers than you’d ever dreamed of.) Preparing […]

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