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Free Easter Look & Find

In Cooking & Crafting by Jen

Hi friends! This week we have been planning and prepping for Easter. It’s an interesting time to celebrate a holiday, but I am excited for the at-home celebration we are working on. As part of our celebrations, I thought a new Easter themed Look & Find would be a fun addition. Free Easter printable look & find for your at-home …

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Changing Our Mindset: We are Not Homeschooling- We are Crisis Schooling

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen9 Comments

This week the Principal at my children’s elementary school sent over a link to a blog post that changed how I am viewing our current schooling practices. This brilliant author and teacher introduced the concept that we are not homeschooling, we are crisis schooling. “You are NOT homeschooling. You are CRISIS schooling. There is a huge difference. You may choose …

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The Happy Now Blog Link- Up #209

In Happy Now by Jen20 Comments

           Welcome to the Two Hundred and Ninth Edition of The Happy Now Blog Link -Up!   Hello and welcome! Taking lots of deep breaths these days, right?! The Happy Now is a weekly link up of  posts that have been posted on websites all around the web. If you are a blogger we would love to have you share …

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The Happy Now Blog Link- Up #208

In Happy Now by Jen26 Comments

           Welcome to the Two Hundred and Eighth Edition of The Happy Now Blog Link -Up!   Hello and welcome! We are excited to have you join us! The Happy Now is a weekly link up of  posts that have been posted on websites all around the web. If you are a blogger we would love to have you share …

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Peach Strudel Muffins

In Cooking & Crafting by Jen16 Comments

Hi folks! How goes hunkering down? It has been rainy and blustery here in Southern Arizona and so we haven’t even been able to enjoy very much backyard playtime, but I have been baking! This week I whipped up a super yummy and simple to make strudel muffin that is made from fresh peaches. It got a double thumbs up …

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The Happy Now Blog Link- Up #207

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           Welcome to the Two Hundred and Seventh Edition of The Happy Now Blog Link -Up!   Hello and welcome! We are excited to have you join us! The Happy Now is a weekly link up of  posts that have been posted on websites all around the web. If you are a blogger we would love to have you share …

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Love and Service In Scary Times

In Motherhood, Parenting by Jen16 Comments

I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Within the Church we utilize volunteer member leaders, and members are given callings or assignments. Sometimes this can be at a larger global level or it can be right in our own neighborhoods and communities. My current assignment for the past 2 years has been that …

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The Happy Now Blog Link- Up #206

In Happy Now by Jen24 Comments

           Welcome to the Two Hundred and Sixth Edition of The Happy Now Blog Link -Up!   Hello and welcome! We are excited to have you join us! The Happy Now is a weekly link up of  posts that have been posted on websites all around the web. If you are a blogger we would love to have you share …

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Lucky Pistachio Pudding Dessert

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My youngest daughter Anneliese was born in the month of March and was asking me if we had a “lucky” kind of dessert she and I could whip up this month to celebrate her birthday and all things Irish. I laughed a little when she said this, because to me all desserts are lucky….. I did however, figure something out …

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The Happy Now Blog Link- Up #205

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          Welcome to the Two Hundred and Fifth Edition of The Happy Now Blog Link -Up!   Hello and welcome! We are excited to have you join us! The Happy Now is a weekly link up of  posts that have been posted on websites all around the web. If you are a blogger we would love to have you share …

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The Happy Now Blog Link- Up #204

In Happy Now by Jen21 Comments

         Welcome to the Two Hundred and Fourth Edition of The Happy Now Blog Link -Up!   Hello and welcome! We are excited to have you join us! The Happy Now is a weekly link up of  posts that have been posted on websites all around the web. If you are a blogger we would love to have you share …

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Five Essential Oil Products I Can’t Live Without

In Reviews by Jen14 Comments

About a decade ago, before essential oils were really a mainstream thing, my mother-in-law signed on with a small start-up company called Young Living Essential Oils. At the time, I tried them a few times, mostly noncommittally, but not until about 8 years ago did I really get hooked on the benefits of oils. I am still all about utilizing …