The only vacuum review you need to read

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I am so excited to share today’s review about the Shark Rotator Powered Lift-Away vacuum, mainly because I didn’t write it! The truth is, I am not terribly great at keeping the floors clean. Life happens and kids are messy. Not to mention, keeping the floors clean requires actually cleaning the floors, ahem. However, my husband is… [read more]

Streaming holiday favorites on Netflix

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It’s the holiday season and one of my favorite things to do is watch Holiday movies and specials with my family. I don’t know what it is about holiday movies (and Christmas specifically for us) that makes tv watching seem so much more fun. But I think I probably watch more television in the months… [read more]

A week in my life | Monday November 10

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This week I am going to take some time to document our daily life. It’s a fun idea that took off when my friend Melissa began it on her blog a few years ago and every year I want to participate. Let’s just say my intentions were pure but my results were spotty at best.… [read more]

A Big Hero 6 review for parents

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Today is the big day for Disney’s Big Hero 6 as the highly anticipated animated film opens in theaters nationwide. I had a chance to take my almost six-year-old, Oscar, to a screening of the movie last week and I am super excited to tell you all about it! This post contains spoilers to help parents… [read more]

Never underestimate the power of your voice

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I stood in line at my local polling place this morning. In North Carolina, there is a strict no cell phones rule when inside the voting area, even if you are just standing in line. As such, I had the rare opportunity to look around and even communicate with some of the other voters in… [read more]

Our first Jedi Training Academy experience

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When we told Oscar we were going to Walt Disney World a few weeks ago, he had one wish and one wish only; to attend Jedi Training Academy and fight Darth Vader! Sure, he wanted to do the rides and meet characters and watch fireworks, but above all else, he wanted to fight Darth Vader.… [read more]

Eat the bread.

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I’ve been thinking a lot about negativity lately. Nothing has recently happened to us, but there is no shortage of pain, insecurity, and fear out there. It’s overwhelming and I find the older I get, the more guarded I have to be against all the pressures to accept negativity into my world. Every headline screams… [read more]