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large glass container with lid on kitchen counter with sign reading "monster munch." sweet and salty snacks are layered inside the jar.

Monster Munch | Halloween Snack Mix

This Halloween Snack Mix is the perfect mix of sweet, salty, crunchy and chewy, and it’s sure to be a family favorite! Keep it in layers or mix it all up. Part of me cringes to share this Halloween Snack Mix idea. This is not healthy. Or trim. But it is a tradition that I’ve […] Read more…

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The Birthday Journal

Have you noticed how expensive greeting cards have become lately?  I mean seriously…you can’t find one for under $5 and most are even more than that.  Unless you look in the “cheap” section and then well…they just aren’t nearly as pretty or written as well now are they?  My husband, Chris, celebrated his birthday in August.  […] Read more…

row of milk jug luminaries for Halloween with scary faces drawn by kids lining a sidewalk

Simple Halloween Milk Jug Luminaries

Milk jug luminaries are a simple and affordable craft! Easy enough to do with kids, they’re the perfect way to illuminate the path for trick or treaters. When my husband was growing up, Halloween was a big deal in his family. His mom even wore a costume to hand out candy to trick-or-treaters! He really […] Read more…

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Treasured Pearls

“Those we love can never be more than a thought away… for as long as there is a memory they live in our hearts to stay” I lost my mom to cancer when she was only 43 years old.  It wasn’t easy at 23 but for my sister who was just a child…only 8 years […] Read more…

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I’m Not Ready

I’m not ready. That is the refrain that is running through my brain in an endless loop. Photo by J. Sadoff The year is 1999. It is August and I am preparing a nursery for my unborn child who will arrive in November. I don’t know whether this little person who loves to turn somersaults […] Read more…

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Simply Memorable Back to School Cookies

Is your social media starting to get flooded with back to school pictures?  Mine is!  Our oldest is getting ready to move back to college for his junior year next week.  Which is crazy!  I thought his high school years went fast…these college years are just flying by!  Geez!  Or maybe…possibly…it’s that I’m getting older […] Read more…

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