Wednesday, September 3, 2014

My little Jacklyn...such a fashionista

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Terrific Tuesday: Why I love our Mommy/daughter dates

When you're a single mom these moments don't come often enough. My days are too often spent trying to pay the bills, getting 2 kids baths (and fed) while attempting to spend quality time.  Then the house is suddenly dead silent (and I miss them like crazy!) But every now and then I get a moment like this when I realize my baby is growing up and this moment is what matters most. 
I strongly suggest any single parent (or married) to make sure you have dates with your kids...the 1:1 interaction is what they will remember for years to come. They may not remember where or when but they will remember that THEY matter! 
PS. Sienna got tired of sitting at Starbucks 2 minutes after this pic so we took a ride through the country and I let her pick what roads we took! I ❤️GPS and I ❤️my little girl!!

Monday, September 1, 2014

Motivational Monday! New month, new week, new perspective! Let's make it count!

Not only is today the start of an awesome new week but it's also the start of a new month!!
I hope you all had an amazing summer with your families...but now it's time to stop crying about the end of summer...put away your tissues and set your goals for an awesome new month!  What are you going to accomplish this month?  Are you doing the things you need to create the life you want?
Rewrite today.
Today brings you opportunities for new ideas, new enthusiasm, and even new mistakes!! Remember the most successful people in the world fail the most often!
Now, roll up your sleeves and get er done!

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Barb- A Life in Balance

1. Dollar Store Fall Foliage Mason Jar Luminary | Simplee Thrifty 2. Ways to Rest When You Have No Time | From This Kitchen Table

Mitzi- Written Reality

3. Watermelon and Lobster | Simply Suzanne's 4. 10 Ways to Upcycle Old T-shirts | The It Mom

Lauryn- A Vintage Mom

5. Jack o Lantern Orange Fruit Cups | Simple Thrifty 6. A Love of Succulents | The Little Farm Diary

Katie- Mom Favorites

7. Spicy Roasted Chickpeas | Natural Chow 8. 10 Back to School Tips for Moms| The Organized Dream

Marie- Normal Everyday Life

9. What Love Looks Like at 40 | Two Teens and Their Mama 10. That Time I made Him Get Rid of His Change | Hope in the Healing

Toni- Tickles and Time Outs

11. Being Real: Fulfilled | Misty Leask 12. 31 Acts of Kindness Part 1 | Me Plus 3 Today

Friday, August 29, 2014

PERFECT appetizer for Labor day picnic

Looking for an awesome and refreshing appetizer to bring to a picnic this weekend?