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Tips for flying with a toddler
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Tips for Flying With a Toddler

Tips for Flying with a Toddler I cannot tell you how much research went into looking for tips for flying with a toddler. Let’s just start with the elephant in the room. Flying with a toddler is tough work, and add masks in today’s world, and you get another layer of difficulty. MASKS suck for a …

Motherhood

The Best Halloween Books for Toddlers

Halloween books for toddlers are freaking adorable. It introduces them to the holiday and does a good job of not scaring them. Growing up our family “did” the Holidays, decorations, gifts, and dinners. That tradition has carried on. I love decorating and transforming the house to whatever holiday we are celebrating. Halloween is my favorite …

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Hanging Witch Hats DIY

If you saw the bat over the mantle trend of 2020 think of that just next level. The bats are still in all Halloween decor photos this year but a new idea has started to show up. If you want to take your decor to the next level and this hanging witch hats DIY is …

8 tips to build & increase credit fast
Lifestyle

8 Ways to Build and Improve Credit

Credit 101     Fixing bad habits When I was growing up, there wasn’t a lot of financial teaching opportunities. Credit, building it, and saving money was never really the main topics of dinner discussions. My understanding was to get a job and don’t spend outside of your paycheck. Got it! Sounds simple enough. Until …

Andelin Family Farm Pumpkin Patch
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Reno Pumpkin Patch Locations

Fall is here, and if you were anything like me September 1st decorations start going up. Pumpkin patches are fun for children, yes, and they can be just as much fun for families and adults as well. This year I splurged and purchased the season pass to Andelin Family Farms. Every year we go, I …

Spicy Pork Pasta
Dinner Feature Food Italian

Spicy Pork Pasta

Spicy Pork Pasts PREP TIME | 20 MIN COOK TIME | 20 MIN The Ingredients 12oz medium shells 1lb ground spicy sausage (or turkey) 3 tbsp. olive oil 2 cups kale 2 cloves garlic or more  1 medium onion 1 bell pepper 4oz mushrooms Salt Pepper Italian seasoning 2 tbsp flour 2 cups beef bone …

Ultimate Packing Guide for your Camper
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The Ultimate RV Packing List

The Ultimate Camping List for your RV A good portion of this post is about your RV packing list in general so that you are prepared, so you can skip the stress and ensure you have the best camping trip. As a kid, we were gone for weeks and weekends all the time camping. Almost …