The Best Salsa Recipe – For Canning

You guys keep asking for my salsa recipe, so here it is! I got it from an older gentleman that I worked with years ago and it seriously is the best salsa recipe! Well, at least it is in my opinion 🙂 This is a cooked salsa recipe for canning. We eat it all winter long...

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Have You Heard of the Etsy Design Awards?

Have you heard of the Etsy Design Awards? They are Etsy's first ever global award program! So cool, right? Also known as #TheEtsies, they honour creatives from around the world and celebrate the talented people behind the winning products, because YES, there are real...

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Be Prepared & Pack a First Aid Kit

Have you ever been adventuring with your kids and they hurt themselves? OR maybe it was you! If not, then count yourself lucky, but don't think it will never happen. Fact is, you never know when or where someone will get hurt, so why not be prepared? It's SO easy to...

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Iron: Are You Getting Enough?

Feeling super tired? More tired than normal? No idea why? Have you thought about getting your iron checked? Last fall I was so tired. I couldn't figure out why. I'm a morning person and always the most productive in the morning, but by noon I felt like my day was over...

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What I’m Reading – July 2019

Do you read? I used to wonder how any parent had time to read. For me, reading has usually been a before bed activity, but since becoming a parent I find I'm just done by bedtime. If I do feel like reading, I'd get one or two pages in, then I'd be out. Of course when...

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Father’s Day Picnic Ideas

It's that time of year again! Do you struggle with all the holidays? Father's Day, Mother's Day, Birthdays, Christmas, Anniversaries, etc. I sure do. I love to celebrate, but I always struggle with ideas on what to do. I'd much rather plan a special day then buy a...

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My Top Tips for Teething Babies + GIVEAWAY

Struggling with a teething baby? If that's you, then all I have to say is I'm so sorry! It sucks, it's stressful, but just remember, it will pass! Hopefully the tips below will help ease you AND your baby's pain, just a little bit!  My daughter is now 4, but I can...

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How To Build A Leprechaun Trap

Have you ever made a leprechaun trap before? I had never even heard of one until my adult life! Several years ago, my husband sent me a photo of a leprechaun trap he had helped our nephew make while I was away. I can clearly remember it because I never knew such a...

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My Perfectly Imperfect Bone Broth Recipe

I have no idea why, but so many people have asked me to share how I make bone broth, so here it is!  I need to preface this post by adding a HUGE DISCLAIMER. I REALLY hesitated to even share how I make bone broth because I am still learning and tweaking the process. I...

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My Top 10 Travel Tips

We just got back from a quick trip to Vancouver so I thought I'd share a few of my top travel tips! Some of them are specific to flying, but there are a few tips for all types of travel! Hope you enjoy 🙂   1. Backpacks are Everything Ditch the purse, diaper bag,...

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A Few Things About Me …

You see snippets of my life on social media, and probably a bit more if you follow along my Instagram stories.. but if you're new around here I thought it would be fun to share a few more things about me! I also had a bunch of questions from you guys on Instagram, so...

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