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Pecan English Toffee Pecan English Toffee
Pecan English Toffee
As  a child I have fond memories my Grandpa making the most delicious toffees and caramels the world has ever ... read more
Caving into Caveman Mode Caving into Caveman Mode
Caving into Caveman Mode
Is anyone else’s family looking and feeling more like a boorish group of cave dwellers than a modern day famil... read more
My Favorite Matching Holiday Pajamas My Favorite Matching Holiday Pajamas
My Favorite Matching Holiday Pajamas
Is it ever too early to start shopping for matching Holiday jammies? I don’t think so. If you've tried to buy ... read more
Holding on to the Magic Holding on to the Magic
Holding on to the Magic
Parenthood is a never ending series of firsts — the first time you snuggle your newborn, your baby’s first ste... read more
Non-Toy Gift Ideas Non-Toy Gift Ideas
Non-Toy Gift Ideas
If you are anything like us, you probably feel like your home is busting at the seams with toys. We seriously ... read more
Staying Sane Through the Holidays Staying Sane Through the Holidays
Staying Sane Through the Holidays
Tis’ the season to be jolly, right?  At least that is what the song says.  Don’t get me wrong,  I love the hol... read more
Our Dyslexic Journey Our Dyslexic Journey
Our Dyslexic Journey
I decided to write this post just in case someone out there is having some of the same school struggles as we’... read more

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Pecan English Toffee

As  a child I have fond memories my Grandpa making the most delicious toffees and caramels the world has ever known. He did this every Christmas, and it is a memory I will cherish always. I still remember the many hours he put into making them, continually stirring the candy,…
Michelle Tucker
December 3, 2020
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Popcorn Turkey Dressing

This recipe was given to me years ago from my great Aunt Eulah and has been an absolute family favorite.  If you are looking for a dressing recipe that the kids will beg you to make year after year, this is it.  Be sure to read all the ingredients and…
Michelle Tucker
November 25, 2020
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Caving into Caveman Mode

Is anyone else’s family looking and feeling more like a boorish group of cave dwellers than a modern day family these days? After nearly nine months together in our house, I am starting to learn we’ve all become a little more wild in our ways… a bit more neanderthal like…
Michelle Tucker
November 22, 2020
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My Favorite Matching Holiday Pajamas

Is it ever too early to start shopping for matching Holiday jammies? I don’t think so. If you've tried to buy them in the past you know that the good ones sell out quickly. Even though I buy them early we don't open our pajamas until Christmas Eve.  They are…
Michelle Tucker
November 20, 2020
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Pumpkin Carrot Canine Birthday Cake

We wanted to do something special for our puppy’s first birthday.  My daughter came up with idea for baking her a birthday cake. The nice thing about Golden Retrievers is that they are not picky eaters... at least ours isn’t.  She’s been know to scarf down rocks, tree bark, and swim goggles,…
Michelle Tucker
October 25, 2020
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Bringing Some Fun to Distance Learning

We are heading into our sixth month of distance learning.  Needless to say, we've had our share of ups and downs, but we feel like we are finally finding our groove.   Getting settled into a routine has its advantages, but sometimes you still need a break from that feeling…
Michelle Tucker
October 13, 2020
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Bats in the Belfry

Seeing how “batty” 2020 has been, it seems only fitting to fill our home with bats this Halloween.  I used to cut my own bats out of foam paper sheets, but I saw you can buy like 60 of these little blood-suckers on amazon for under 10 bucks.   I traded in my…
Michelle Tucker
October 1, 2020
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Easy Old Fashioned Apple Crisp

Apple crisp is one of those desserts that seems to signal the start of fall.  I can't think of a better aroma coming from the oven that says, "autumn has arrived!"  We are lucky enough to have an apple tree that produces an abundance of apples each year.  Apple crisp…
Michelle Tucker
September 25, 2020
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Holding on to the Magic

Parenthood is a never ending series of firsts — the first time you snuggle your newborn, your baby’s first steps, the first day of school. Parenthood is also a never ending series of lasts — the moment they stop crawling into bed with you, the last time you rock them to…
Michelle Tucker
September 13, 2020
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Yep, I am a Doomscroller

Can we all agree that everything just kind of sucks right now?  Seriously. There seems to be no good answers for anything at the moment. I learned a new term yesterday.  Doomscroller.  Apparently I’ve been one over last few months. Here is how Miriam-Webster defines it: “Doomscrolling and doomsurfing are new terms…
Michelle Tucker
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