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Sometimes the Most Important Things to be Said Don’t Require Words

Disclosure: This moment of nostalgia sponsored by Milk Life Lo Que Nos Hace Fuertes. All memories and opinions of my grandfather/ abuelito are my own. Growing […]
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How Loss Puts Life in Perspective

It’s been a week of life perspective and reevaluation; loss does that to you. My Aunt Erma died a week ago today. I haven’t been able […]
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Recipe for the Perfect Thanksgiving

A perfect Thanksgiving is just around the corner. In all honesty, it’s my favorite holiday, not because of the perfect turkey recipe, all of the scrumptious side recipes  or […]
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Summer Vacation Blues and How to Cure Them

I am just getting back from the first mini summer vacation; this one was 11 days. Not actually so mini.Our summer vacation started off with 7 days […]

What Would You Do if Someone You Loved Went Missing while Visiting Another Country?

We’ve all seen those stories about college kids in other countries studying abroad only to never come home because they go missing, right? Or those kids […]

Like a Mack Truck

It’s been one of those weeks. You know the ones where you are bone tired but at the same time there is something inside that won’t […]
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Tomatoes and Broken Toes

So, as many of you have noticed, I have been very lucky this summer to partner with some wicked awesome brands and share some great products […]
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How to Make Amazing Memories with Your Children this Winter

Walking in a winter wonderland We just had our first substantial snow here in the Midwest. The girls have waited months for this snow. There is […]
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Embracing the Unexpected

  Last week, the Big Guy had an unexpected job interview. Unexpected because he loves the job he has, it’s his dream job. The past three […]