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Giveaway: Win $100 And Make Mother’s Day Even Sweeter

Mother’s Day is almost here again and this year, instead of flowers that will wilt and die or a homemade card with scary-excessive amounts of glitter, enter to win what you’d really like: $100 Paypal CASH to treat yourself to practically anything! Whether you’re a single mom on a budget (like me) or just a… Continue reading Giveaway: Win $100 And Make Mother’s Day Even Sweeter

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Dr. Jane Goodall’s Legacy & Lessons of Hope

My kids and I had the amazing opportunity this week to see Dr. Jane Goodall speak at a local university.  Dr. Goodall has spent over 50 years of her life as a primatologist/ethologist in Gombe, Tanzania studying chimpanzees.  Since the early 1990s, she has traveled the world 300+ days a year lending her voice and… Continue reading Dr. Jane Goodall’s Legacy & Lessons of Hope

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Life Lessons Learned From Downton Abbey

WARNING: This post contains Downton Abbey spoilers!  If you have not yet seen the show, (Are you serious? What’s wrong with you?) please do so at your earliest convenience.  It’s amazing! I am so saddened to see Downton Abbey end.  Since I stay pretty busy, I haven’t found many TV shows that are worthy of… Continue reading Life Lessons Learned From Downton Abbey

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Are You A Lump Of Coal Or A Diamond-In-Training?

Occasionally, I see a quote in a book or even online that really resonates with me, not just for its wisdom but its relation to something that is currently happening in my world.  As a single mom being pulled in so many directions, this one hit home- not just about my situation, but life itself… Continue reading Are You A Lump Of Coal Or A Diamond-In-Training?