My Planner Week 26: Vacation to Montana!

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Theme: Montana Vacation Colors: Navy Blue & Green Materials: Rainbow Washi - from a RAK Heart Washi - Target Hot Air Balloon / Tree Stickers - Target "Let's Go" Sticker - Michael's Airplane Stamps - Studio L2e (online) Stickers for Vacation Journaling: (and washi and a post card with an airplane)   Bon Voyage Stickers - Michael's Destination Post Card - Michael's Arrow Washi Tape - Etsy Marrywindix Craft Stickers - Amazon (affiliate link) (love these little … [Read more...]

7QT: Marriage, the Beach, Toilets & More

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- 1 - #Updates - Caleb's teething seems to have slowed down a bit. - We still have not heard from Cupcakes' potential preschool. - We got a new toilet!!!  The one that was here when we moved in was just not ok. - AND we installed it ourselves!  (Well, mainly Hobbs did.) - Hobbs has a cold, and I very much hope the rest of us don't catch it! - I've noticed the blogosphere is already excited for Fall.  I don't know if I'm ready to get on board with this yet... - 2 - Dessert of the … [Read more...]

My 5 Favorite Things to Do When Hobbs is Off

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As August starts to come to a close, I'm making sure that we're making the most of the end of our summer!  All too soon, we're going to have to start wearing winter coats and scraping the snow and ice off our windshields.  Now is the time to be out 'n about! Here are my 5 Favorite things to do when my husband, Hobbs is off work. Shopping - Especially Outdoor Malls: We don't have to spend any a lot of money.  We just go to walk around and window shop.  And we love to get lunch.  It's a … [Read more...]

How to Ensure You Still Have Quality Time in Your Marriage When You Have Kids

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Having kids is a wonderful experience, and building a family is a great way to connect more deeply with your spouse. But because of all of the responsibilities that come with parenting, it can also end up taking a toll on your marriage, especially when it comes to spending quality time together. So how can you balance out your parenting life with your married life and ensure that you and your spouse remain healthy and happy? Continue reading for a few tips that will ensure you have plenty of … [Read more...]

My Planner Week 35: Renaissance Faire

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Theme: Renaissance Faire Colors: Blue, Green & Purple Materials: Butterfly Stickers - Target Floral Washi - Target Thin Washi - eBay New Stuff I have started putting my artwork up on Deviant Art!  I'm excited and nervous.  If you want to see, my site is: 4LoveofCupcakes.deviantart.com. ... Last Week ... Link Up! Let's share our inspirations and ideas!!  Pass this around if you know other planners! … [Read more...]

Zoo Laughs

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We went to the zoo again this past week.  Since I probably take a hundred photos each time we go, I can usually capture some funny moments.  Here are five of them. 5. I took a break and sat down at a picnic table while Hobbs got us refills, and Tootsie Roll just started happily banging on the table. 4. It's always so funny and adorable to watch the kids play with the goats in the new "Wild Encounters" area.  Cupcakes went up to each and every goat this time, even if they were surrounded by … [Read more...]

7QT: Goats, Diapers, Chicken & More

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- 1 - #Updates - Caleb's still teething. - We still have not heard from Cupcakes' potential preschool. - There was a tornado warning this past week! - We had a wonderful #ZooDay yesterday. - I got to go out to dinner with my lovely friend, Peaches. - We set up Cupcakes' princess castle tent earlier this week and the kids are loving it! - 2 - Dessert of the Week We still have candy from the 4th of July parade!!  Eep - 3 - 5 Reasons I Love These Diapers I Love These Kidget's … [Read more...]

I Love These Kidgets Diapers!

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I'm happy to bring you this sponsored post for Kidgets diapers today because I'm a mom with a little baby.  I'm a huge fan of good diapers that are a great value for the money I spend.  These diapers meet all my criteria to trust them on my baby's bottom. When considering the purpose of diapers, WHY would we spend more than is absolutely necessary?  Kidgets diapers are wonderful: they don't leak, they fit well, they don't harm Baby's sensitive skin, they're budget-friendly, and ... they're … [Read more...]

3 Ingredient Sweet Chicken

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  This chicken is great because it goes with a lot of different side dishes, it's quick to prepare, you only need 3 ingredients and my kids even love it!  I found this wonderful recipe on a blog called Food for a Hungry Soul. The 3 Ingredients: 1. Chicken (breasts or tenderloins) 2. 1/2 Cup of Brown Sugar 3. 1 packet Zesty Italian Dressing Mix Method: Preheat the oven at 350 degrees. In a bowl, mix together the dressing mix and brown sugar. Rinse chicken and pat dry with a … [Read more...]

My Planner Week 34: Fall Out Shelter

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Theme: Fall Out Shelter game Colors: Blue & Yellow Are any of you playing this game?  It's pretty much amazing!  I'm completely obsessed... can't stop playing.  So I drew the little characters this week.  Afterwards, I've noticed the two I drew look kind of like Hobbs and I: red head and blonde. Materials Blue Plaid Washi: a Facebook friend Thin Washi: eBay Fall Out Characters: Drawn with Micron Pen & Colored Pencil Zentangle I call it Lizard on Rock ... Last Week … [Read more...]