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“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” — Maya Angelou

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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
Lifestyle

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
July 23, 2020
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Fresh Strawberry Pie

This is my favorite summer pie recipe. My grandma gave me this recipe years ago and it is my go-to whenever I have lots of fresh strawberries or blueberries.  Yep, the recipe works great with blueberries too.   I love this pie because it's very quick and easy to make.  Better…
Michelle Tucker
June 27, 2020
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Easy Graham Cracker Crust

There is just no comparing a store bought graham cracker crust to one that is home made. I will always go the extra mile to make my graham cracker crust from scratch because to me, it's just that much better.  Below is the easiest and quickest recipe to make your…
Michelle Tucker
June 27, 2020
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“Screen Time Summer Rules” Printable

If your family is anything like ours you've already had a few screen time battles this summer - and for us it's only been four days! In order to establish some sort of routine that's not limited to waking up and flipping on the tv or picking up a device,…
Michelle Tucker
June 8, 2020
GardeningLifestyle

Finding Joy in Simplicity

Ever since the world turned upside-down and we started sheltering-in-place, I have slowly but surely started learning to find some joy in the simple things.  Let’s face it, having our normal, busy schedule being pretty much cancelled, has given us back the time to do many of the things we’d never…
Michelle Tucker
May 18, 2020
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Lemon Sorbet

When life gives you lemons— you make something lemony, and in this instance it's Lemon Sorbet. We have a lemon tree in our backyard that gives us an abundance of lemons.  Most of the time we end up making lemonade or cutting the lemons up for drinks and meals.  Since…
Michelle Tucker
April 25, 2020