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Green Salad with Chicken, Strawberries and Amazing Sweet Coconut Dressing

Green Salad with Chicken, Strawberries and Amazing Sweet Coconut Dressing

A few years ago my sister served an incredible green salad with chicken that had the most amazing coconut dressing. She said she copied the idea from a salad she had at a restaurant. This dressing is so good you’ll want to drink it straight! […]

How to Help Kids Read in Only 4 Weeks and Just 15 Mins a Day

How to Help Kids Read in Only 4 Weeks and Just 15 Mins a Day

This post was most recently updated on April 29th, 2019If you have a preschool or younger child who is struggling with reading this is a great way to help them with an easy to grasp, positive based reading program. One of my clients Learning Dynamics […]

Back to School Shopping Survey Results Show More Parents Shop Online

Back to School Shopping Survey Results Show More Parents Shop Online

Time for a little back to school news. A back to school survey* from Gift Card Granny looked at back to school shopping habits for 2018. They had a sample size of 2,637 respondents and most are parents who are shopping for their kids. The rest […]

8 Best Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home

8 Best Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home

This post was most recently updated on May 13th, 2019People buy houses for two reasons-  they either want to settle OR they want to settle and then jump to an even better place. While the second reason might seem superficial but eventually people come around […]

3 Incredible Recipes to Make with Garden Fresh Tomatoes

3 Incredible Recipes to Make with Garden Fresh Tomatoes

It’s tomato season! Our garden is going crazy with beautiful regular and roma tomatoes. In the past I froze whole tomatoes in freezer bags to use in fresh tomato soup or minestrone soup. But more than cooking or using a strict recipe, I prefer to assemble tomatoes for […]

How to Get Your Kids to Clean Up After Themselves

How to Get Your Kids to Clean Up After Themselves

Last week I spent way too much of the start of summer mad at my 6 year old. Why? Because no matter how much I talked about it, she still left messes everywhere! When she gets out of the shower she leaves a pile of […]

Road Trip Activities for Kids to Stop Boredom and Save Your Sanity

Road Trip Activities for Kids to Stop Boredom and Save Your Sanity

This post was most recently updated on June 5th, 2018When I was a kid my family moved from Oregon to Texas. It was a LONG, long drive full of fights with my brothers and driving my parents nuts. Still, my mom did a great job […]

Marriage Advice I Wish I Knew When I Got Married

Marriage Advice I Wish I Knew When I Got Married

It’s almost June and that means wedding season and we’ve already started going to wedding receptions. Many times there are places to share wedding advice with the new couple. A lot of times it’s trite or maybe not that helpful to everyone. Some people say […]

10+ Subscription Boxes Moms Splurge On

10+ Subscription Boxes Moms Splurge On

This post was most recently updated on May 13th, 2019We polled moms to find out what subscription boxes they are actually paying for (and will splurge on)! Go ahead, buy one for yourself. Or, a subscription box is a fun mother’s day, birthday or gift […]

Best Baked Chicken Recipe: Stuffed Chicken Breast with Cheese and Mushrooms

Best Baked Chicken Recipe: Stuffed Chicken Breast with Cheese and Mushrooms

This post was most recently updated on May 20th, 2018Looking for a stunning chicken recipe for a dinner party or special occasion? This is the best baked chicken recipe! I made it for Sunday dinner today and fell in love with it. You can prepare […]