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Advent Activities

Free Printable Advent Calendar Activities -by amber's hands-

Tomorrow marks the first day of Advent, and with it all the traditions the come along with the celebration of Christmas. A few years ago, we bought an Advent calendar to use with LM, but I knew I didn’t want to put candy in it, I wanted something more meaningful. So we made ours an Advent activities calendar.

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Happy Halloween!

Where's Waldo Costumes -by amber's hands-

Happy Halloween

From my family to yours. My husband agreed to dress up with us this year, so it had to be documented. Have fun and be safe! ❤️
Love, Waldo, Wenda, Wizard Whitebeard, and Woof

My Health Journey and the Ketogenic Diet

My Health Journey and a Ketogenic Diet

If you’ve been following me over on Instagram you might have noticed me talking about a ketogenic diet or using hashtags on my photos like #keto or #lchf. Maybe you’ve wondered what that’s all about. So I’ve made a post to explain the diet, why I’ve switched to it, and why my recipes on this site are going to look a little different going forward.

Oh no! You might be thinking. Not a diet plan! Not diet recipes! That’s not what I signed up for! Maybe not, but I hope you’ll keep reading because I’m about to lay down some truth bombs about my personal experience and the science behind why this diet might just change your life.

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How To Throw a Pinterest-Level Party Without Losing Your Mind (Or Blowing Your Budget)

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Have you ever looked at pictures of a party on Pinterest and thought, I could never do that? Well, I’m here to tell you that you can. And I don’t mean that in a “you can do anything you put your mind to” kind of way. Well, maybe a little. But mostly I mean that you can pull it off without sacrificing your sanity, your work-life balance, or your savings.

Really.

Over the years, I’ve shared with you many of the parties I’ve done for my kids. I’ve thrown themed parties for each birthday my kids have had. And in that time, I’ve learned a few things about how to do it in a way that doesn’t make me want to swear off parties forever.

Let me share with you my 5 key tips.

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