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30 Mason Jar Recipes: A Month Worth of "Salad in a Jar" Recipes

30 Mason Jar Recipes: A Month Worth of “Salad in a Jar” Recipes

Thirty days of NO REPEATS. Create a lunch plan with these 30 healthy mason jar recipes. I struggle with eating a healthy lunch. I have been buying pre-made salads from the grocery store, but I'd much rather make my own. The environmentalist in me hates wasting the plastic, even if it is recycled, and the foodie in me dislikes knowing the ingredients aren't uber ... read more

The Next 7 Books On My Must-Read List #booklist #fiction

10 Must-Read Adult Fiction Books

Enjoy this list of 10 Must-Read Fiction Books from my favorite book junkie Jen! Every night my husband and I read with our two daughters. Every. Single. Night. We focus on the importance of reading with our kids. I used to LOVE to read, then college happened. My college experience was NON-STOP reading. By the time I graduated, I no longer read for enjoyment. Then I ... read more

Easter Pancake Art *These video tutorials are awesome. So simple.

Spring Family Traditions: Easter Pancake Art

Spring is nearly here. If you're looking for a new holiday tradition, try a little pancake art with your family this Easter. Below you'll find tips and pancake art video tutorials on how to create Easter egg pancakes, Easter bunny pancakes, and baby chick pancakes (sort of—ha). Spring is my FAVORITE season because... I've been looking online for ideas ... read more

Deutsche Pfannkuchen: Best Crepes Recipe EVER *Saving this breakfast recipe for later!

Deutsche Pfannkuchen: The Best Crepes Recipe EVER

Looking to add a bit of variety into your breakfast routine? Try our family recipe for Duetsche Pfannkuchen or, as we say at our house, German Pancakes. Get the best crepes recipes ever below. Growing up I never liked pancakes. Ok, that is an understatement. I hated pancakes. When we got married, my husband slowly introduced me to "Papa's Pancakes." Basically his ... read more

Single-Serving Apple Cider Recipe *So simple, so delicious.

Single-Serving Apple Cider Recipe

My daughter came home from school feeling a bit under the weather last week. She asked for a warm drink to soothe the congestion. We had apple juice, but not the cider she requested. We decided to play with some online recommendations and came up with the most delicious single-serving apple cider recipe. Check it out below! I've also found this cider recipe to be a ... read more

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8 Low Light Photography Tips *Great tips for shooting photos in dark situations

8 Low Light Photography Tips

Today we are honored to have our affiliate partner Beryl Ayn Young, the creator of the online Momtographie eCourses. Registration is currently open for a FREE 2-week mini-class beginning February 9th! Click here to get all the details and save your spot. It’s probably the #1 question I get, "Do ... read more

How to Take Holiday Card Photos: 7 Tips for Moms Behind the Camera #photography #kids #Christmas *Let your kids be goofballs to get that money shot

How to Take Holiday Card Photos: 7 Tips for Moms Behind the Camera

You say, "Cheese!" and your kids stare straight lipped. You yell, they cry. Get the money shot this year without the drama. Getting that perfect holiday shot can be challenging without the right "tools" in your pocket. I am here to share some of the tips I've learned from personal experience and ... read more

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