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My DIY Frugal Fur Chair

I’m usually up for a good DIY project. Nothing too intense though—no saws and no, you will not see me busting down drywall. But I do enjoy trying out new creative outlets.  I’ve made pottery, painted furniture, and have had so much fun crafting on my Cricut machine. Mostly I DIY for fun and sometimes [...]
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A Perfect New Year’s Day Breakfast

When I think of New Year’s morning, I immediately think of slipping out of my bed, ever so quietly, in the wee hours before the sun rises, being careful as to not wake my husband and children. This, so I can slave away in the kitchen for hours, and dirty nearly every dish I own, […]

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15 Restaurant Options for a Traditional Thanksgiving Meal

For most people, Thanksgiving is centered around the table.  Family and friends unite to celebrate all they are thankful for, over a traditional home-cooked meal.  A turkey with all the trimmings. Stuffing, mashed potatoes & gravy, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, and don’t forget the pumpkin pie! Recipes passed down from generations fill the table, but in a […]

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4 Family Friendly Locations for Photos All Year Long

What can I say? I love family photos! There is just something about the process that gets me so excited. Finding the right photographer, coordinating the outfits, and oh, the endless possibilities when it comes to location inspire me to get creative. Today I am going to share with you four family-friendly locations for great photos […]

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Scaling Back on After School Activities

As a mom, I want to offer my kids opportunities and experiences I never had. When I was a mother of one, I thought by opening my daughter up to all different types of activities, programs, camps, etc., she would become well rounded — fearless, knowledgeable, and prepped to take on the world one day. […]

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Omaha Moms Blog:: Introducing Jessica

Omaha I have spent the majority of my thirty-some years living in and around the Omaha area – Millard, Papillion, Blair and now Bennington! My family and I live on some property on the outskirts of town and have been here for just over a year. Growing up in Omaha was never ‘glamorous’ to me. Most […]

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