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Garden

Tips for Growing An Edible Garden

Tips for growing an edible container garden. Plants to grow, tips for success and tools you need.

This is my 5th year growing an edible garden. My garden is my happy place. What started as a small container garden when Zoe was a baby has now turned into a labor of love. Last year I transitioned from containers to a full garden bed. It was a great season and learning experience. This year my goal was to build a raised garden bed to go along with the…

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Kids Corner

Childhood Friends Are Necessary

Reasons why childhood friends are necessary.

Thank you Juicy Juice for sponsoring this post about friendship.  I met my best friend when I as six years old. Over the years we have both added other best friends to our circles. Many of our shared friends are also from our childhood. In fact I’ve known my best friend and many of my childhood friends longer than I’ve known may of my family members. I get that sometimes…

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Reviews

Organizing My Blog Life With CoSchedule

In case you were wondering… blogging takes a lot of work. It’s not all pretty pictures and informative posts like many people think. The back end work is just as if not more important and if I’m being honest, that part is my struggle. I rock the writing and even the all mighty SEO but my biggest struggle and the one I always mention when someone asks is keeping up…

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Motherhood

A Thoughtful Mother’s Day Was Just What I Needed

We always take mommy and me pictures on Mother's Day. One of the ways a thoughtful Mother's Day was just what I needed.

Thank you Juicy Juice for helping me celebrate Mother’s Day with the ones I love. As always. the story and opinions shared are my own.  This year I got a thoughtful Mother’s Day filled with things I’m happy about but I did not get what I wanted. Let me explain… I’ve shared before that my ultimate Mother’s Day gift would be a day (or two) alone. I know that sounds…

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Around Town

NYC Staycation Ideas

New York City is one of the those places that locals can vacation without leaving their town. With so much to do, as the summer months approach a Staycation might be just the fun thing families need. People from all over the world head to NYC during the summer so local should try enjoying some of the attractions people come for too. Here are some fun things to do on…

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