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Mom Life

Beach Day!

August 22, 2017

We FINALLY made it to the beach last week. We’re going on a week long vacation to OBX in October, but that’s not the same as a normal beach day here in New England. Last year we did a weekend in Maine at York Beach, but I had my mom and husband for backup and Fallou was only 3 months old, so he was pretty easy. Our day started with an early, but not too early, wake up around 7am.…

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DIY Bug Spray

August 14, 2017

Living in rural western MA we see a ton of bugs, especially during the warmer months of the year. While summer is and always will be my favorite season — it does bring the nuisance of…

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My Toddler’s Favorite Books

August 12, 2017

If there’s one thing I want to instill into my children — it’s the love of reading. It can open up so many windows of opportunity like imagination, knowledge, passion and confidence. My son Fallou is…

Cooking & Recipes Salads

Dad’s Summer Macaroni Salad

August 8, 2017

Summer is a perfect time to enjoy cold pasta salads. This is a quick and easy pasta dish to bring to cook outs, potlucks, anything really. I got this recipe from my dad, who by the way, is…

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Purify Your Home

August 8, 2017

I’m a newbie when it comes to essential oils, but I’ve definitely grown to love a select few oils that are officially becoming staples in my collection. I use doTERRA oils and have signed up to…

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August 2017 Goals

August 5, 2017

I’ve seen this idea on a few other blogs I’ve found and I really like it. I think it’s a great way to keep myself accountable and also share with you all what’s going on in…

DIY & Home Decor

Can I Get a Window Seat?

July 30, 2017

I’ve always wanted a window seat. Somewhere I could curl up with a good book or sit and stare out the window. So when I first looked at our house I immediately fell in love. The windows…

DIY & Home Decor

The Porch is Calling

July 30, 2017

I absolutely LOVE my screened-in front porch. We had a small porch in our previous home in Vermont and I practically lived out there when the climate allowed me to. We just moved to our new…