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How To Make Your Work Week Suck Less

Monday's make up 1/7 of your life. This means that I am grumpy 1/7 of the time. You know what, a few other days of the week aren't that great either. The dreaded work week. Having to get through five whole days before the weekend. For the longest time I was living each day just working… Continue reading How To Make Your Work Week Suck Less

Life At Home

Earn Money Back With Ibotta

I am always skeptical when I hear the words "earn money back". Okay, what am I going to have to sign up for? How much of this is believable? With Ibotta, you really can get money back. Is it a lot? Nope, but for me it's basically free money, and I use it every week… Continue reading Earn Money Back With Ibotta

Life At Home

The Cleaning Schedule That Finally Helped to Keep My House Clean

Alright people, when it comes to cleaning, I'm the freaking worst. I will pick up, tidy and organize any day of the week, but actually, physically cleaning makes me want to punch myself in the throat. For the longest time I felt like every single time I cleaned it didn't even do anything. I felt… Continue reading The Cleaning Schedule That Finally Helped to Keep My House Clean

Baby

How to Get Your Dog and Baby to Be BFF’s

Before my daughter came along we had our Saint Bernard, black lab mix, Jack. He is an awesome dog, and we are so lucky to have him. Like all dogs he has his quirks, and he's not perfectly trained. The skill he is really the best at is doing any command on the first, second,… Continue reading How to Get Your Dog and Baby to Be BFF’s

Fitness

Go From the Couch to a 5K

Alright, for anyone that doesn't know me I was literally the WORST athlete back in high school and college. I had never played a sport in my life. I played on both an intramural softball team and an intramural broomball team (basically hockey, but with gym shoes and brooms) in college, and was by far… Continue reading Go From the Couch to a 5K

Baby, My Other Kids

Easy and Cheap Classroom Gender Reveal

I never did a huge gender reveal with our family and friends. Looking back on it I wish I would have. There are so many neat ideas nowadays, like my friends who did confetti cannons! It's always fun to share your gender reveal announcement with people, but sharing the news with children makes it even… Continue reading Easy and Cheap Classroom Gender Reveal

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Four Helpful Tips I Learned About Parenting Before I Was A Parent

When I was pregnant there were plenty of questions constantly running through my head. Will I be a good mother? Will my kid be a jerk? What kind of food do kids eat when they start eating? Will I ever sleep again? Is my relationship with my husband going to completely change? Am I going to completely change?… Continue reading Four Helpful Tips I Learned About Parenting Before I Was A Parent

Decor, DIY

DIY Colorful World Map

Here and there I feel like getting a little crafty. The latest project was a DIY Colorful World Map. What better way to show our world than in a rainbow of color? This was very easy, but extremely tedious. I made two, one black and one white. Personally I like the way the white one… Continue reading DIY Colorful World Map

Love

15 Easy Ways to Show Your Husband You Love Him

My life is busy. I'm a teacher by day, mom by night, and there is this guy I live with that I occasionally see that goes by "husband" or something. I'm so guilty of putting my daughter first, at times myself and sometimes even my students before my wonderful husband. He works so hard, and… Continue reading 15 Easy Ways to Show Your Husband You Love Him

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56 Date Ideas to Check Off Your List

How many bridal showers have you been to where they asked you to write a "date idea" on a popsicle stick or notecard? Probably about 2,397. Are you serious? I can barely come up with my own date ideas that are interesting let alone find something fun for a different couple with different interests. I… Continue reading 56 Date Ideas to Check Off Your List