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Summer Family Fun!


Summer is in full swing, and this year, we are actually not planning a vacation during the Summer months. We’ve spent more time together closer to home this year than we have in a long time. We’ve also started riding our bicycles together as a family too! My girls took their time learning how to ride, but...

Summer Beauty Must Have Items


Weather can totally dictate your daily beauty regimen. It really does here in coastal NC, with the heat and really bad humidity. It’s been in the upper 90’s with extreme humidity, making it feel like it’s in the 100’s. That makes us super sweaty almost as soon as we walk out the door! Summers here call for extreme measures.


Recipe Challenge- Italian Chicken Alfredo Pasta


You’ve seen a couple of posts where I get to make up some recipe using ingredients that were sent to me… like everyone’s favorite cooking show, “Chopped”… Well… I got to do it again! This will be the last in this secret box series from Walmart, and it was a lot of fun!

This time, I was sent a box...

Moving on- Memoirs of a Former Walmart Mom


The Walmart Moms… originally knows as the Walmart Eleven Moms.

I was not one of the original 11… I was number 12. I was so excited as this was just starting out on this website. I had blogged for several years prior, but it was a personal blog while the hubby was in the USMC, and WordPress didn’t exist when I...

Celebrate a Local High School Student by Nominating Them For An M Award


Have you heard of the “M Awards”? If not, listen up!

The “M Awards, are sponsored by MISSIONAthlete and celebrate high school student-athletes who are role models in their communities. I have nominated Summer Huls, a graduating High School Senior from Northside High School. She is a true leader in her community as well as on the Lacrosse field,...

Too Busy? You May Need Some Balance

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Between sports, meetings, school, dance lessons, and well, life… you may forget a meal or two here and there. I do it all the time, and eventually, it catches up to me, in a bad...

Getting out the tough stains with BIZ


When I say tough stains… I really mean… TOUGH STAINS.

When I signed on to work with BIZ, I wasn’t sure if it could “hang” with our laundry needs, and I really wanted to put it to the test… So.. I did… against one of the toughest stains I could think of…. Blood… dun dun dunnnnn.

No– My family didn’t get...

Recipe: Red, White and Blue Mini Fruit Pizzas


It’s almost time to celebrate Independence Day! Every year, we typically get a picnic together and head out to the Marine Corps Base for their 4th of July Festival and Fireworks Show! No picnic is complete without a yummy dessert, and since it IS the 4th of July, I figured I’d get festive with it!

I know...

What’s Your Summer Style?


The heat is on, and that means it’s time to break out your Summer wardrobe! Whether you are are shorts and tank top girl, or capri’s and t-shirt girl, you still have to have a few Summer dresses for those occasions that a dress is warranted… You know… parties, graduations, going to the movies, or just hanging out...

DIY- Race Medal Display


With the warmer weather comes a lot more outdoor activities… and out here, in Coastal NC, that means Race season is upon us! If you’re like us, that also means that you’ll be collecting quite a few race medals over the next couple of months, and you’ll need a place to display them!

Sure, you can spend anywhere from $40...

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