Jamberry Nail Wraps Review & Giveaway

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Last summer I randomly went to a Thrive Moms meet up in Minneapolis. It was really one of the first times I’d put myself out there to meet new people since having my twins. I was a little nervous, but really felt led to go. Like usual, it was a battle to get out of… 

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Random Texts Of Kindness

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Yesterday afternoon by brain was so fried that I put my two year old down for her nap without a diaper. Consequently, she woke up early with poop smeared in her leggings, yelling “Poopy! Poopy!” This mom gig. Nothing could have prepared me for this craziness I call my life. Somewhere in the midst of living… 

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AmaZING Homemade Skinny Vanilla Latte

If there’s one place I’ve spent more money since becoming a mom, it is Starbucks! Coffee has quite literally become my constant companion, and with the convenient drive-thru now only a few minutes from my house, swiping my card has become WAY too easy. While I absolutely LOVE treating myself to a cup of joe,… 

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This Should Be Your First Thought When You Take Your Kids Shopping

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On average, I go shopping with my kids about 3 – 4 times a week. There are a couple reasons for this. First of all, TARGET. Need I say more? Second, my kids take up so much of the cart that I wouldn’t have room to get everything I need for the week in one… 

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Why I Don’t Feel Guilty About Wanting To Clean When I’m With My Kids

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It’s midnight. I just spent the last hour and a half cleaning. You’re looking at my freshly mopped kitchen floor. This floor gets a beating every single day. First thing in the morning it collects cereal, milk, and sometimes yogurt. I try my best to clean it up, but I’m usually rushed and end up… 

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The Constant Pull I Feel As A Working Mom

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I wake up around 5:00am to the sweet babbling of my little one. For some beautiful reason, my daughter never wakes up crying. Instead, she just chatters in her bed until I make my sleepy way into her room. I bend down and say good morning and am greeted with the biggest, most beautiful, tongue-out,… 

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Fast Food Chicken Nuggets Without Mom Guilt

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Breakfast, lunch, AND dinner. Three meals a day feels like a LOT to prepare when you have little ones doesn’t it? Oftentimes the breakfast dishes are barely cleaned up by the time lunch time rolls around. So I scramble to clean up while throwing a quick meal on the table. Other days we’re out running… 

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Why I Don’t Pretend To Be A Perfect Parent

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I’m going to be completely transparent with you. The past couple weeks have been rough. And you know what? I can’t even pinpoint exactly why. It just seems like life is taking TONS of extra effort lately. Sure, there are a few obvious things that have contributed. 1. The kids have been sick. First it was colds…. 

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New From Vaseline & Perfect For Busy Moms

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Before I became a mom, my daily routine for getting ready was always the same. I would take a shower, then I’d lather up my whole body with lotion. My skin was always silky smooth. These days, finding 5 minutes to take a shower can seem impossible. Usually, I end up taking a couple of… 

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Three Minutes To Breakfast

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I’d like to say I wake up much earlier than my kids every morning. I’d like to say that I have time to make them a gourmet breakfast. But when you have little kids who often require you to wake up multiple times a night, momma might choose to get a couple extra minutes of… 

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