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How To Make Valentine’s Day Sweet Pretzel Sticks

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During the snow days this week we got out the sugar and had some fun! These Valentine's Day Sweet Pretzel Sticks are perfect for making with the kids. They are super easy, fast and fun! I will warn you that it does it messy! If you are a mom like me, let them have their fun and sweep afterwards! Supplies: Wilton Melt Candy Bowls (one for each color) Colored sugar ( see my homemade colored … [Read more...]

Discussing the Big ‘D’ Word (Depression is Real)

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I struggled to find a title for this post. It could have been many titles. Nothing fully encompasses what I am going to share. This is hard, but this is real. My blog tag line is "a real mom sharing real experiences" So I felt I needed to share this real part of my life with you. I know I am not alone. I hate discussing the big 'd' word...depression. I feel like I am saying a dirty four letter … [Read more...]

The Day It Snowed In Louisiana! Snow Day January 28, 2014 (#sneauxday )

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Snow in Louisiana? Yes sir! We had snow in Louisiana. REAL. TRUE. SNOW. It was hard for us to believe too! I have photos to prove it! Snowball fight!  Run and SLIDE! It was a beautiful sight and a day we will never forget! … [Read more...]

Homemade Colored Sugar Recipe

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When making sweets for Valentine's Day or any fun event, I try to save money any way I can. Sometimes money saving tips are born out of a need. This recipe was created when I just could not get out of the house to go get decorative sugar. I looked in the pantry and decided to try something. To my surprise and delight, IT WORKED! I am excited to share this homemade colored sugar recipe with you. … [Read more...]

Kirk Cameron’s UNSTOPPABLE DVD Review & Giveaway (Where Is God In The Midst Of Tragedy?) #UnstoppableDVD

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Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post. Only one … [Read more...]

It’s A New Year! I’m Feelin’ So Fabulous With A New Do! #SoFabulous #cbias

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New Year! This year my word is embrace! I am going to embrace my beauty. This is something i struggle with. I do not feel pretty and have trouble making myself feel pretty. This year I want to embrace my size and the look that the Lord gave me. I decided to start by taking time on ME. This is totally new to me! Usually my hair is in a ponytail, no make up and I spend the day in my pajamas or … [Read more...]

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