• I Am a Momma, I Love Being a Mom, But We Can Skip Mother’s Day

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    I woke up this morning and made the realization I have NO IDEA when Mother’s Day is. NONE! It is in May. I know that. Always on a Sunday, okay I know that one too. But which Sunday in May, no idea. The only reason the day entered my mind at all is due to my husband bringing it up as he completed another of our massive DIY projects. (I received major renovations for at least the last 5 years.) I am a Momma, shouldn’t I be looking forward to this day with all sorts of anticipation? If your confused,…

  • Ideal You: 40 Days of Losing to Gain Something Better

    One day I woke up and said enough is enough. None of my clothes fit. I feel tired and gross. I’ve tried all the normal things for weight loss for going on three years. What else is out there? I…

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    3 Simple Kitchen Tricks to Cut Calories Not Taste

    So you want to cut some calories, but have no interest in eating bland food that resembles cardboard. Me too! I am here to tell you it is possible to cut calories without removing all the tasty goodness from your…

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    Stuffed Cabbage Soup – Simple Comfort in a Bowl

    As a good Polish girl, I love the flavors in stuffed cabbage rolls. But truth be told, I am not a huge fan of the roll itself. To fix this small snafu, I created stuffed cabbage soup. All the delicious,…

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    How Faith Moves Through the Many Phases of Loss and Grief

    Contemplation on the evolution and existence of my faith is not something new. I always considered faith a journey, with the expectation that it would move through high and low points. In my current stage of the journey, I meditate…

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    How an Empathy Upgrade is a Valuable Parenting Skill

    I am a mom of three amazing children. They are creative, intelligent, loving, and fun. They are also sensitive, loud, obnoxious, and demanding. As a parent, I walk a tight rope as I manage rules, emotions, and the ins and…

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    Split Pea Soup a Comfy Cozy Dinner Option

    It is winter and I require all things cozy around my house. One of my favorite cozy comfort food is homemade soup. Split Pea soup is one of my favorites and definitely meats the comfy, cozy bench mark. Here is…

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    How to Ditch the Dress Code and Empower Body Positivity

    My 2021 goal is to read more. I enjoy reading and need to make the effort to do things I enjoy. Looking for lighthearted entertainment, I picked up a middle grade novel recommended by my cousin. Dress Coded by Carrie…

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    What are the Features of the Best Bundt Cake Pan

    *** This post contains affiliate links. We will receive a small commission based on sales using these links at no expense to the purchaser. These funds are used to continue to produce quality content for your enjoyment.*** Nothing beats luscious…

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    The #1 Positive Thing to Learn from the Year 2020

    2020 is definitely a year for the history books. Not necessarily a good year, but a year. While many refer to 2020 as the dumpster fire of the century, there are still positive things to take from the chaos. Let’s…