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I Took Barre Classes for a Year and This is What Happened

A little over a year ago, I finally took the plunge and signed up for Neighborhood Barre classes. I had seen the advertisements online for a while and even signed up for three free classes in the spring but didn't have the guts to try it. Finally, I decided that I needed to do something… Continue reading I Took Barre Classes for a Year and This is What Happened

Christmas · where to shop

Christmas Gift Ideas: What My Teens Want for Christmas

So how come kids have to grow up? My teens asked for the following for Christmas and I can't help but long for the days when they only wanted action figures! Yoshi Egg Nintendo Plush Mushroom Nintendo Plush Red Shell Nintendo Plush Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order (Xbox One)(PS4) JBL Compact Smart Speaker Altec  Wireless… Continue reading Christmas Gift Ideas: What My Teens Want for Christmas

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Christmas Gift Ideas: What My Boys Want for Christmas

My kids had a blast circling everything in the toy catalogs that came in the mail! Remember doing this as a kid? I swear, they think that if they circle it, it will come! These are the toys my boys really wanted! Banana Blast Magna-Tiles Grand Prix Magna-Qubix Hot Wheels Monster Truck Critter Crashers Monster… Continue reading Christmas Gift Ideas: What My Boys Want for Christmas

Bucket List · Christmas

2019 Mini-Christmas Bucket List

Can you believe Christmas is in just one month? I always feel like no matter how early I start preparing for the holidays, it always sneaks up on me somehow. Well, here is a mini list of things I'd love to accomplish this season! One of which I've already started (HELLOOOO Hallmark!). What do you… Continue reading 2019 Mini-Christmas Bucket List

Christmas · On My Wish List · where to shop

Christmas Gift Ideas: What My Girls Want for Christmas

When the Target and Walmart toy catalogs dropped at our house, my kids went and circled almost everything. Anybody else? This made it insanely difficult to figure out what they really wanted versus what they just thought looked neat in the catalog. We've since narrowed it down to these "essential" items that my kids have… Continue reading Christmas Gift Ideas: What My Girls Want for Christmas

Christmas · Lifestyle · Real-Talk Wednesday · Self Care · Sharing My Heart · Thanksgiving

Self-Care & the Holidays: Just Say No

I don't know about you, but one big threat to my self-care is my inability to say no. Well, it USED to be my inability to say no. I used to over schedule myself to the point of exhaustion and leave absolutely no margins for error or rest. I have a guilt button about a… Continue reading Self-Care & the Holidays: Just Say No

Recipes

Beef Stroganoff One-Pot Soup

Welcome to our Soup-Chili-Stew Recipe Swap & Blog Hop! Now that it's cool out, don't you just want something hot and comforting? I can't wait to see what all my friends post so I can add it to my list of recipes to try! You may be disappointed that I don't have anything entirely original.… Continue reading Beef Stroganoff One-Pot Soup