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London Tips for Travelers: Trip Itinerary

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  London Tips for Travelers Part 2: Trip Itinerary Did you catch part 1?  Check out Part 1 for helpful apps, our favorite area, favorite restaurants, and favorite museum. So as my sister and I were planning our trip, we were counting on being able to find a quick and easy itinerary of things to do divided […]

London Tips for Travelers: Our Favorites

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My sister, Bethanie, and I fulfilled quite a few items on our bucket list this summer!  We took a sisters trip to London, England and Edinburgh Scotland.   We were gone 17 days and had the TIME OF OUR LIVES.  I’ll break this Tips for Travelers series into a few separate posts: Our Favorites, What We Wish We Knew, […]

Teaching with VIPKID: 7 Week Update & $2786 earned


I’ve been working with VIPKID for 7 weeks now and am absolutely in love with this side hustle.  VIPKID is a platform for teaching Chinese students English online!    First thing first: If you missed my first post with general Q&A about VIPKID, skip over to find it here: Everything You Need to Know About VIPKID […]

Anniversary Gift Ideas


  Happy 30th Wedding Anniversary to my parents! Look at these two love birds!! They were 30 and 32 in this picture.  Thank you mom and dad for showing both grit and grace in your marriage and being in it for the long haul. Thank you for never giving up, being present, and putting family […]

Sweet Summertime Roadtrips


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone.  #RoadTripOil #CollectiveBias Okay you guys have heard me say it before… I LOVE my job.  Second grade is the best.  My school is the best.  But SUMMER IS BETTER! Taylor and I can’t complain about both having teacher salaries […]

3 Tips for Eye Care After LASIK

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyPureRelief #CollectiveBias This spring marked two years since my LASIK surgery with Vold Vision.  You can see my initial blog post here.  We bid on the surgery at a gala for the American Heart Association and won.  Remember that […]

With her permission…Meet Bethanie

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(For those of you not coming over from Kelly’s Korner- Kelly is hosting her 11th Show us Your Singles linkup.  She lives in Bentonville like me and 11 couples have met and gotten married through her blog.  Crazy, right?  Read on.) Let me introduce you to my sister!  I’m so lucky to be able to call […]

Transformation Tuesday: My Weightloss Journey with Arbonne

Arbonne Essentials Testimony

This post has been half written for quite awhile now.  Partly because I want to get it just right, but mostly because I am so ashamed of my before picture.  So ashamed that I wasn’t going to show it all.  BUT instead of waiting for that perfect “after” photo, you can see here that progress takes […]

Birthday Week Book Giveaway!… and 26 before 26 update

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25 was the best year ever!  When I was 25, I fell more in love with my husband each day.  When I was 25, I went to the UK with my sister and had the time of my life.  When I was 25, I got more serious about my blog and my career, too.  When […]

Favorites Friday: Something New

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I love the idea of periodically using Pinterest for my Favorites Friday.  Often times I pin great pins to boards but never go back to check them out again or read through the source blog.  Hopefully this will help streamline my favorites and you might gain some inspiration too.  Also, it takes the focus away […]