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Use Vinegar to Clean Burned Pots

Use Vinegar to Clean Burned Pots About a week ago, I left a pot on (high) for about 7 minutes too long and caused it to burn black on the bottom. Yikes! When I took the food out, I immediately placed the little pot in the sink, filling it with dish detergent and water so…

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“Can Daddy Live With Us?”

“Can Daddy Live With Us?” By Ariel I hate being labeled as a “single mom”. While it’s true, because I’m not in a relationship, I don’t like the label’s connotation, as if being single and mom is a bad thing, my fault or that I’m in a rush to change it. It’s not, it’s just…

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Jest Fest & Fun Prizes

Jest Fest & Fun Prizes Gainesville’s month-long Jest Fest is one of the reasons why I love Spring time in my hometown! Having launched this past weekend, April 6th, Jest Fest was held at The Bo Diddley Plaza downtown, courtesy of the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department. The Cirikli Stilt Birds (stilt puppets),…

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7 Benefits of “Me” Time

7 Benefits of “Me” Time As a mom of an active, almost 5-year-old son, I’m a huge advocate for Me Time. When he was younger, I used to feel guilty about having time to myself. In fact, Loren was a year old before I spent a weekend away from him out-of-town. And I was anxious…

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Join The Mom Conference for FREE!

Join The Mom Conference for FREE! The Mom Conference was created to support our role as Moms—WE hold the power to create meaningful lives that bring joy and fulfillment to our families and ourselves.   Social media is simply addicting amazing! Without it, I wouldn’t have stumbled across The Mom Summit, an online conference supporting…

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FREE Coffee from McDonalds

FREE Coffee from McDonalds In case you missed it: Love coffee? So do I. During breakfast hours, McDonald’s is offering customers a small cup of coffee…wait for it…for FREE! The offer started on March 31. I haven’t gotten mine yet, but I’ll be in line on Monday morning to drink their delicious boiling hot McCafe coffee.…

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Our First Gators Baseball Game

Our First Gators Baseball Game Last night, Loren and I enjoyed our very first baseball game at the University of Florida in our hometown. Florida played Florida Atlantic at 7:00 PM and I was excited, probably more than the kid! My best friend gave us free tickets and we had great seats. Minus a pile…