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  • Fun Halloween Lunch Ideas for Kids

    Halloween Food for Kids

    I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, “Holidays are my love language!”.  I love everything about every holiday.  Arbor Day is fine, and Easter is pleasant and every Saint Fizzin’s day, we eat a Fizz pheasant.  But my most favorite holidays are Halloween and Christmas. … (and Thanksgiving, and The Fourth of July, and Valentine’s […]

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  • Fall Transition Pieces

    It’s FALL guys! It’s officially cold enough to turn the heat on in our house. And it’s also cold enough that I need to wear a bra for school drop-off … if you catch my drift. There’s pumpkin spice everything and my life is complete. Chances are if you label it Pumpkin Spice .. I […]

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  • Getting Back to a Healthy You Post-Baby

    I received compensation from Bayer Consumer Health, makers of MiraLAX® to write this post. MiraLAX® is a laxative used to treat occasional constipation. All opinions are entirely my own. #EaseTheDay #CollectiveBias Our family is so happy to have our little miss Tess here.  It was a rough road but we couldn’t imagine our lives any […]

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  • Travel Made Easy with phil&teds

     This post was sponsored by phil&teds©.  All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.   We have three kids now.  Three!  The amount of leches in the most amazing mexican dessert.  One fourth of a dozen.  They outnumber us by one, so thank goodness 2 of them can walk on their own because a simple stroll […]

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  • Prepping for Duck Season with PurinaONE® + Target

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PurinaONEPets #CollectiveBias  I know you all thought we had three daughters, but we actually have a fourth.  Our sweet dog, Miss Skeeter came into our family in 2015 and we’ve been puppy lovin’ on her ever since.  My […]

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  • Tess 4 Month Update

    No matter how hard I tried, and believe me .. I tried, time has not stopped and baby Tess is now 4 months old.  That is a third of a year guys!  Insert cliche line about time being a thief.  Take your pick … I’ve used them all.  But as cliche as they are, they’re […]

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  • Sleep Training + The Owlet Smart Sock

    This post was sponsored by Owlet Care.  All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.  Before we dive into controversial sleep training mumbo jumbo I have to stress the importance of sleep.  For all members of the family.  (Cough cough .. that means you too momma.)  If baby isn’t sleeping, mommy isn’t sleeping.  But sometimes, […]

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  • Fourth of July Outfits for the Family

    It’s that time of year again! Time to break out the Ericksen colors!  If you don’t know what Ericksen colors are, you may not have been here last year.  Being Air Force “brats”, my girls have always seen the Red, White, and Blue flying high.  Nora just assumed that The American Flag was our flag.  […]

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  • First Month Must Haves

    My baby is a month old now.  If I was a cursing lady, this is where I would enter a curse word.  Instead I’ll just say gol’ darnit. Gol’ freakin’ darnit.  😭😭 I want her to stay itty bitty forever.  I bought a whole mess of newborn clothes the other day, knowing that they weren’t going to […]

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  • Father’s Day Gift Guide

    This blog post is sponsored by Jane.com who gifted me these products.  All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.    We love any reason to celebrate our #1 dude.  He’s the real MVP.  But sometimes, Father’s Day makes me T.O.’d.  (Mormon curse slang = ticked off).  I think Father’s Day was created to make […]