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Entertaining kids in a hotel room

Rest is hard to come by when you’re traveling with kids. They’re rambunctious from sitting in the car, you’re exhausted from driving and trying to keep them entertained. So what can you do? Here is a list of ten things that kept our kids busy for at least 2 hours. 1. Go for a Walk […]

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Family Food & Drink

We tried Instant Pot Popcorn…here’s what happened

Instant pot popcorn vs stove popped popcorn

Just for some fun, I wanted to try popping popcorn in the Instant Pot. I’ve had my IP for exactly one month and other than making pumpkin puree, soups and applesauce, I hadn’t been successful with much else. I know I just need to play around with it more. So anyway, tonight, I decided to […]

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Family Lifestyle

On the First Day of Christmas My True Love Gave to Me..

…A cold. Technically, my true love didn’t give me this cold. My little love did. After doctoring on him all last week, he happily shared his little germs with me. I had so many plans to make cookies with the kids, fix some greens, play with them with all of their new toys. But my […]

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Lifestyle Reviews

Books We Like to Talk About

Every now and then, the hubby and I like to find a nice quiet spot to read. We’d like to find these quiet spots, but we don’t know where they are, because after all, we’re the parents of two small children. However, the hub prefers non-fiction books and listens to them on audio while driving […]

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Family

Lessons Learned

lessons from my mother

One year ago today, I took two flights home to find that I was just 45 minutes shy of saying goodbye to my mother as she left this earth.  A wise friend once told me not to count the weeks and months that go by; it wouldn’t be a fair way to let myself heal […]

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Family Food & Drink

Waffle Wednesdays

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Everybody’s heard of Taco Tuesday. So how about Waffle Wednesday?   Waffles on Wednesday started when I realized we only have full size breakfasts on Saturday. Because of my work schedule (which is Monday through Friday), I would often get up on Saturday mornings and make pancakes, eggs and maybe some bacon and sausage. Usually […]

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Food & Drink

Roasted Corn Salad

Corn Salad
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DIY & Crafts Reviews

Why DIY Laundry Detergent Didn’t Work for Us.

There are tons of blogs and pins and web posts about DIY laundry detergent. Some of them even go as far as calculating the cost of for you. I’m not going to give you a recipe or even tell you how it adds up vs the leading brand of detergent, I’m simply giving you my […]

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Food & Drink

Homemade Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

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How to put all that leftover pumpkin sitting on your porch to good use! Like many other people, we go pumpkin crazy during this time of year. In my classroom last week, we did math and science activities with pumpkins (counting seeds, weighing the pumpkin, measuring, etc). students’ parents were very generous in their donations […]

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Food & Drink Reviews

Snack box: Love With Food

There are sooooo many subscription boxes going around. You can try just about anything. Here at the Wilson household, we have tried Dinner boxes, beauty boxes, wine boxes and snack boxes.  We’ve actually only tried two boxes so far; NatureBox and Love with Food. Here’s the difference: Nature box comes with sharing size bags of […]

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