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Ridgeline Hotel, Colarado, Review

Ridgeline Hotel, Colarado, Review

The second hotel stop for our summer vacation was in one of my favorite destinations: Estes Park. I’ve stayed a number of places in Estes, and the Ridgeline Hotel was new to me. It’s actually new to the area as well. The Ridgeline was a refreshing contrast to the...

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The Gifts Teachers Really Want on Teacher’s Appreciation Week

When it comes to Teachers' Appreciation Week, I emphatically agree with my BFF of a thousand years, Molly who said, “I’m not giving teachers lotions and soaps and food crap anymore!”. Molly recently had the opportunity to spend a couple of days in an elementary school...

Prayer Planner Instructions

New! Prayer Planner There are a lot of people dealing with a lot of stressful things right now, and it may seem like the most you can do is pray for them. I get it. I'm always grabbing a sticky note from my desk to make a reminder to check in on someone, send a meal...

Date your Dog on Valentine’s Day in Dog-Friendly Texas

Who loves you unconditionally, day in and day out? Your fur family! You hang the moon for them, and I’ll bet you love them to that same moon and back. Here’s an idea – skip the long lines and reservations this Valentine’s Day and take your one and only on a doggie...

Artist Dog Challenge

Could you have made it through the Covid quarantines without your fur-family? That’s a hard no from the Perots. We adore our doggos and their hilariously opposite personalities. Spending so much extra time with them during quarantine has been a positive and led me to...
Reliant Gingerbread House Challenge

Reliant Gingerbread House Challenge

Gingerbread house decorating does not get more intense than the annual Reliant Energy Gingerbread House Decorating Charity Challenge and this year we had 45 minutes to create an award-winner.  No pressure. I mean, there are only thousands of dollars on the line! This...

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Downloadable eLearning Signs and Door Hangers

Downloadable eLearning Signs and Door Hangers

Did it take you a minute to get your head around the whole eLearning, virtual school thing? Yep, me too. There's a whole generation of moms out there that now have a new appreciation for their kids' teachers. But it's not just wrangling your kids through the...

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Where I Sell My Stuff

Where I Sell My Stuff

Decluttering is good but it’s even better when you can make a little money. Here are the places I sell my stuff to get you started on clearing out preloved clothes and items.

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10 Rules for a Fauxcation

10 Rules for a Fauxcation

Follow my blog with Bloglovin How many Sunday nights do you say… "Ugh, I wish the weekend was longer." Every Sunday? Yeah, me too. I am overdue for a vacation so I decided to take a "fauxcation."  Mine was a 10-day break from work and whatever else I just didn't feel...

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Help Me Celebrate our Website Relaunch

Help Me Celebrate our Website Relaunch

What has happened here??? via GIPHY  Think back to a decade ago: The market had crashed; Apple released its new product, the iPad; Justin Beiber was just discovered on YouTube. Social media had started getting real momentum and blogging was this new phenomenon...

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Live to Give water supports those who serve

Live to Give water supports those who serve

These are some crazy times we’re in, yeah? Who knew essential things like toilet paper and water would mean so much to us? While we might feel like we’re fighting a war against this virus, I wanted to share something special with you from an actual real war...

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How virtual schooling impacts families

How virtual schooling impacts families

It’s no secret that life as a newly minted home school parent is not without challenges. Here’s how parents say it’s affecting them, and a little gift for you to get some “me” time.

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5 ways virtual schooling is impacting families

5 ways virtual schooling is impacting families

Parents working from home while kids are virtual schooling can be a challenge. Ahem, understatement. If you have younger children, your work/school balance is likely very difficult to manage. You’re working ridiculously late at night, your video conferences are a...

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Friendsgiving Printables

If you’re giving some gifties to your besties for Friendsgiving, you'll want a cute tag too. Whether you’re into watercolors, or a plaid all-day long, these will dress up any pretty package you give.  

Happy Friendsgiving!

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