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10 Sanity Savers for Every Mom this Summer

One thing I look forward to all school year is summer. But five minutes into it, I’m ready for school to start back. I long for the structure and honestly – my sanity. Something about the relentless heat and lack of schedule sends my kids into a terrifying tornado of antsy, restless, wrestling (ok, fighting) […]

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St. Augustine

Top 5 Things to Do in St. Augustine During the Month of June

Summertime . . . you either love it or dread it when you have kids. And, it’s not always easy finding things to do to keep the kids busy. Here’s a list of the top five things to do in St. Augustine during the month of June. St. Augustine Moms Blog Park Hop June 22, […]

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Screen Free Week

Diary from a Screen Free Week 

Did you hear about this crazy social experiment called Screen Free Week!?? In case you missed it, it was May 1-7, 2017. I’m sure it will be back next year, so don’t worry you can ignore it then as well. My daughter’s school participated and I decided we would too, after all, it’s easier to try something […]

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Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

Putting Pinterest to the Test {Easter Egg Edition}

What is your Pinterest experience? Mine usually goes something like this: I want to make something with or for my kids, I have an idea, but need a little inspiration. Current example: Easter eggs. As a kid, we grabbed crayons, and store-bought dye had a blast coloring and dunking, and we were done. Of course, I have […]

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Garden Grow - Dig in the Dirt

Gardening Guide for Brown Thumbs

SPRING is HERE! Yes, I know, it has pretty much been here since Fall, but it is OFFICIALLY here now! And it is the perfect time to freshen up those flower beds. At this point you are probably assuming that someone who is writing about gardening knows A LOT about Horticulture, well you would be wrong. My husband […]

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Family Traditions

Want a New Tradition?

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up and that kind of “made up holiday” is perfect for starting new family traditions. We designated March 17th as our rescue dog’s birthday and have a party for her every year. Since there are no real obligations and you probably don’t feel attached to traditions that have been handed […]

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