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Family Joy Blog Link-Up Party #32

Welcome to Family Joy Blog Link Up Party #32! I was hoping to squeeze one more beach day in this weekend, but it has been raining all day. Such a bummer! Instead I am turning my attention to curtain shopping.  I need extra long curtain panels in our eating area and family room and am Continue reading


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How To Start Meal Planning When It Doesn’t Come Easily

O is for Organization: How To Start Meal Planning When It Doesn’t Come Easily This post may contain affiliate links; find my full disclosure here. Ah! The dreaded question … What’s for dinner? Before we had kids, this question was never an issue for me and my husband. We could figure out dinner on a whim. Get Continue reading


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Wonderful Watermelon Projects and Ideas

S is for Summer: Wonderful Watermelon Projects and Ideas This post may contain affiliate links; find my full disclosure here. It is hard to believe that fall is right around the corner already. Saying goodbye to summer is always so difficult for me each year. To keep summer alive for just a little bit longer, I decided Continue reading


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Family Joy Blog Link-Up Party #31

Welcome to Family Joy Blog Link Up Party #31! I took Ava to her first ballet class today and she absolutely loved it. She just radiated joy the whole time and reflected on it all day.  We signed up for a fall series of classes and she can’t wait for them to begin.  My first Continue reading


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Backyard Bug Hunt

P is for Play: Backyard Bug Hunt This post contains affiliate links; find my full disclosure here. As summer starts to wind down, we are doing our best to get as much outside time in as possible. One of our latest activities has been to have backyard bug hunts.  This is truly one of the easiest activities ever Continue reading