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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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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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Our Trip To The Big Apple

Boy was I in for a surprise on my birthday! Hubby told me to get the kids things packed and have myself packed and ready by 8 pm. I had no idea where we were headed. I packed enough things for the kids for a weekend and took them over to the nanny’s house as […]

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Essence Beauty Box: May

Bae-cation! First of all, if you don’t know what a “bae-cation” is it means a vaaction with your bae. If you don’t know what bae is, well where exactly have you been lately?! Bae is the new term for your “boo” and your “babe” clashed together. Ok now, moving on….This was the theme of the […]

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Essence Beauty Box: April

A Fresh Start For Spring… Hey yall! My Essence April Box arrived at the end of April. Like the last ones, I wanted to give everything a good try before I posted about it. The April box came with new art on the box but just as pretty as the other ones. They changed the […]

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Essence Beauty Box: March

march beauty box

Essence beauty, making trips to the mailbox fun again… My March beauty box made its way to me while I was on Spring Break. My goal was to try everything right then but my children had other plans. I had received the email that it was on it’s way and a brief on what was […]

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From The Teacher’s Desk: Helping Your Child Become a Reader

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During Reading Week and while waiting for my students to be picked up, a parent handed me a ton of books. I say ton, but it was more like 12 books. To me it was a ton because we are in such desperate need of books in my classroom. It was like she was handing […]

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Essence Beauty Box: February

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Ok, I know, I know I skipped December and January. Those two boxes had some products for hair and skin that I wanted to give a try a couple of times before I gave any reviews. As a result, it took me longer to get a review out and now […]

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Essence Beauty Box: November

Essence Beauty Box

My November Essence Beauty Box arrived after Thanksgiving with even more goodies for me to try. This months box included the following items: DevaCurl No-Poo Decadence and DevaCurl One Condition Decadence Suave Professionals Moroccan Infusion Body Lotion Fekkai Hair Fragrance Mist Black Opal Color Splurge Matte Lipstick Smashbox Full Exposure Mascara I’ve now tried all five […]

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Hello Fresh – Meal Planning Made Easy?

Hello Fresh – is this meal planning made easy for the busy family or dinner impossible… Ok we are back…. it’s been over a month since we have written anything. I sincerely apologize for that! Now that school is back in session, I am back to working mom mode. My school is located about 35 minutes away […]

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