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7 Cheap, Easy Dinner Ideas

This post may contain affiliate links. Please visit my disclosure for more info.   The majority of us are on a budget, and sometimes it can be difficult to live within those means, especially when you have a family.   One of the things I used to struggle with was sticking to our grocery budget…..because food is just insanely expensive! But, I’ve finally learned how to stretch our budget while also being able to make delicious, filling meals for my family. So, I’m  ...

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Happy Blogiversary, Mama State of Mind!

Wow. I can’t believe today marks an entire year of blogging!   When I started my blogging journey last year, I was a bit doubtful. I had very little confidence in my ability to succeed as a blogger. Fast forward to today and I would’ve never imagined the success I’ve had. I’ve had the opportunity to connect with fellow bloggers, work with amazing companies, and even review some of their products! My self esteem has skyrocketed as well and I am just so thankful I  ...

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Road Trippin’ (Part Four) – Day Three: California to Arizona

In this post I’ll be covering day three of our trip: Paso Robles, CA → Tucson, AZ   On the third day of our trip, we really wanted to have time to stop and sight see. We set out extra early and were able to make a few stops along the way! Our original plan was to stop in Blythe, CA. but we decided to drive late into the night to make it to Tucson, AZ.   Here’s the route we took:   We had a few stops in mind for day three, so we checked out of our hotel at 8 am,  ...

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Smile Brilliant – Experience & Review

*This post contains affiliate links. Please visit my disclosure page for more info!*   My smile has always been something I’ve been self conscious about. From having crooked teeth and getting braces to dealing with stains and discoloration; smiling has always been the last thing I want to do. But now that I’m a mom, I have so many reasons to smile. And I want to show my girls that no matter their insecurities, they can let their confidence shine through. — I had my first  ...

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