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Whole 30/ Paleo Compliant Orange Chicken Recipe

I made this as a main dish with an “oven fried potato” side, but it would work great with some cauliflower fried rice and vegetables!   6 large chicken breast strips 1 cup compliant orange juice 1 Tablespoon orange zest 1/4 cup coconut aminos 5 medium pitted dried dates 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder ..
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Family Shirts – Our Christian Shirts Day for Our Trip to Disney

We were very blessed to be able to go to Disney for an amazing trip. That being said, I felt it was only right to take a day to “extra” remind ourselves where our blessings come from and to also find a way to witness without being pushy.   So, I tried to come up ..
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Family Shirts – Three Different Sets for Disney’s MNSSHP

FIRST – if you are planning a Disney trip, leave room in your budget for shirts once you get there. Their designs are amazing and there is no doubt that you will find one there that you want.  My goal here is to share the shirts that we wear when we go to Disney in ..
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6 Great Things About Being a New Mom Over 40

Starting a family later in life certainly isn’t for everyone, especially for a first time Mom. It will totally turn your life around from the years of the “adult lifestyle” that you’ve gotten used to. But, for some of us, it’s one of the best things we’ve ever done. The below may not apply to ..
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Favorite Finds – Where the Wild Things Are Max Costume

I’m a big fan of fantasy photo shoots. I originally started with small props and then realized that the right setting with a costume could be pretty cute without a lot of effort and create an “heirloom style” photo. The trick is to find a good quality costume. Many of the ones I’ve purchased in ..
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What I Really Think About Being a “Toddler Mom” Over 45

That picture, my friends, is evidence that we have hit the age of the “Twonado.” If you’re a parent, you know it takes them about 10 seconds to create that scene and afterwards they are on to the next location to create something similar. In fact, I’m not sure I will ever be able to ..
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Favorite Finds – Santa’s Mailbox from Target – Christmas 2018

Right at the front of most Target stores you can find what I think of as “the dollar section.” Most of the items are under $5 and usually it’s holiday oriented. I’ve found some really neat, fun things there over the years of shopping at Target. This year, I found this super-cute mailbox that comes ..
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A Little Boy at Disney’s Perfectly Princess Tea Party

Bug is already getting into rocket ships and cars at the age of 1 1/2, so I know that my time to spirit him away to silly little things like tea parties is limited. His one exception to his love of “boy things” is that he likes Vampirina. I love tea and actually had a ..
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Bible in a Year Gateway for the YouTube Bible in a Year Recordings – Links by Date

I am happy to announce that the YouTube Bible in a Year Project is complete, though I am now tweaking each recording to include the text as well for those who like to read along. You can find a link to the recordings YouTube Bible in a Year. All 365 days are housed there and ..
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Mary’s (Healthy) Very Berry Muffins

My Gram loved to tweak recipes, not just for taste, but to try to make them healthy too. This is one of our family favorites. Mary’s Very Berry Muffins 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 1 1/3 cup lowfat buttermilk (or almond milk + 2 Tablespoons lemon juice) 3 cups whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons baking ..
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