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OT Indoor Obstacle Course

For the kid with energy to spare. For rainy days. For muscle workouts. For fun. For all the other Blake's in the world. And more. I haven't fully shared what's going on with Blake and the journey we've been on recently. This will come, but we have taken some steps to help our little man… Continue reading OT Indoor Obstacle Course

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Where’s My Chapstick? Oh. Right.

Funny, the things kids say. I found Blake playing with the chapstick that was laying on the kitchen counter next to the mail. I'd left it there after cleaning out my purse. (What is it with kids and chapstick anyway? Is there some secret attractable scent that only children under the age of 5 can… Continue reading Where’s My Chapstick? Oh. Right.

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Stitch Fix

My Stitch Fix box arrived, and as always, it didn't disappoint. 41 Hawthorne Fuchsia Shoulder Silk Blouse & Liverpool Navy Skinny Pant  You can't go wrong with pink, especially this color! If you know me, you know that I dislike pants very much, except jeans. Even the stylist wrote in her note to me "I… Continue reading Stitch Fix

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Broccoli & Grape Salad

This was an easy and quick dish I made because we had loads of grapes that were about to go bad. It was a situation where I purchased grapes not knowing my husband had already purchased grapes, then he purchased some again not realizing I had already done so. We couldn't eat them fast enough!… Continue reading Broccoli & Grape Salad

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Balance

I don't have the best work life balance. I'm guilty of staying in my classroom too late, picking my son up too late, eating dinner too late, then being too tired to do much of anything once arriving at home. I know other teachers will understand. I'm not one for making new year's resolutions, but… Continue reading Balance

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Dry Chicken? Make Chicken Salad

I cooked again! I decided to keep it simple and make chicken and vegetables. Easy, right?  Well, I ended up overcooking the chicken and it was reeeallllly dry. We ate it that night, but my husband covered his in BBQ sauce, and since I can't eat BBQ, I just went with it. We were going… Continue reading Dry Chicken? Make Chicken Salad

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Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms

Cooking isn't really my thing. If you want to know why then be sure to read up! Every now and again I get brave and try my hand at it again. Maybe I'm a glutton for punishment. Or I'm just stubborn. Sometimes I get *really* brave (when I cook, like, once a month) and I… Continue reading Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms

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What I Wish People Knew

About 1% of the population stutters. Blake is among that percentage.  Stuttering is a disruption of the fluency of speech between neurons in the brain through blocks, or prolongation of certain sounds in speech. It affects every one who stutters differently, and sometimes is accompanied by secondary behaviors, such as ticks, or contortions of the… Continue reading What I Wish People Knew

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Wonderbly

If you're still on the hunt for the perfect Christmas or upcoming birthday gift, consider a personalized book! I've been on the hunt for a gift for my niece and I feel I hit the jackpot with Wonderbly! Some of you may have heard one book they're known for, The Little Boy (or Girl) Who… Continue reading Wonderbly