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PrairieGirl

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Motherhood

Meal Planning for a Family

I’ve had a couple of questions lately about meal planning and how I do it.  There is no exact science, but I’d be happy to share what has worked for me and my family of five.  It is a lot of work to plan and prepare meals for your family.  With my twins now being one year old and having fully embraced solid foods, I feel like I am constantly preparing food or cleaning up.  Kids are always hungry, so…

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Faux Real

This time of year always gets me in the mood to purge.  My closet, my house, and my social media feeds!  About a year ago I started to really take note of how I would feel after looking at images of different people I follow.  Some people would warm my heart, others would give me a giggle, and some made me feel shitty.  It wasn’t that they were doing anything wrong necessarily, but I found myself feeling anxious and insecure.…

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Hello 2018

Happy New Year?  2018 began and gave us a big old slap in the face.  The babies and my mom all ended up in the hospital within the first two days of the year.  I mean, come on!  But, I am happy to report that everyone seems to be on the mend and is back at home.  In our house we are just dealing with some left over colds, new asthma diagnoses, and new puffer routines. Prior to the new…

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Merry Christmas

Just a few pictures of our little family to wish you all a very Merry Christmas.  This has been an amazing year for our family of five.  We started 2017 with two newborn babies and a sweet little three year old.  Now here we are ending the year with two one year olds and a smart, funny, and still sweet four year old.  Life changes all the time and I’ve been doing my best to embrace all the memories and…

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Five Last Minute Gift Ideas

pic: theeverygirl.com  It’s crunch time!  For those of you still looking for some last minute gift ideas, I thought I would help you out.  I’m a bit of a Pinterest junkie.  I love the inspiration I can find there for everything from recipes to well, gift ideas.  I’ve started a board where I’ve been pinning some beautiful but easy gift ideas.  I’m sharing five of my favourites here, but for more ideas pop over to my Pinterest page.  You can…

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