Hurricane Laura is on our heels. She is coming. Ready or not. She will come roaring into our homes like a freight-train full speed ahead. With projected wind speeds of epic proportions, reaching as high as 150mph...
As most of you reading this, we have watched our fair share of TV in the last couple of months. We have plowed through most of the shows, documentaries, and movies that we had on our list of things...
The state’s most recent announcement to remain in Phase II, I will admit, had very little impact on my family. As the rest of the state is rushing back to normalcy, my family and I have decided to hang...
It all started with a popcorn maker. As soon as I learned about this contraption, I knew we needed to own one. Only a few clicks and a couple days later, we did! Though there was a bit of...
It's an ongoing joke that a 2020 planner was one of the most useless purchases. Somehow, I mustered up the courage to purchase one for the upcoming school year anyway. As a high school teacher, I tend to purchase planners...
Since our family has become a minivan family, I have boasted my (typically) fully stocked “Mom Console.” You don’t have to be a minivan mom to know what I’m talking about. Your Mom Console may be a trunk organizer,...
  Growing up, my first chore was learning how to make coffee. Those ‘no coffee before talkie’ mugs defined my mother, so she ensured that if we learned anything while under her roof it was how to make coffee. The...
I don't get the luxury of an empty house very often. I work full time outside the home, so the hours that I'm home, so is everyone else. But every so often, something magical happens. Schedules line up. Maybe it's on...
I think that one of the good things that has come from the Coronavirus is the growing popularity of the family meal to-go. Even before the Coronavirus, I had been looking for meals that I could pick up to eat...
We're a little over halfway through the longest summer break ever, and we have finally fallen into a groove here. I usually have a schedule of playdates, camps, and events that fill our summer days with so much fun...

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