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Halloween

American Halloween By A European Mom

I do not like horror movies. I always ran away from jokes related to spiritualism and all mediumistic activities. I hate seeing blood, and I only dare to go to cemeteries during the daytime. Let’s say these subjects don’t scare me, but they don’t captivate me either (yeah, right…). In Europe, particularly in Portugal (where […]

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What’s Your Fall Decor Type?

No matter your type, there is always a new idea to spruce up your home for fall! Which type are you?! It depends on the year for me. But hopefully these tips will help get you feeling cozy and festive for the most beloved time of year! Neglectful Naturalista You: Let leaves fall on lawn […]

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Tot School – Shopping List 101

Once upon a time, I thought I would be so structured with my toddler that we would have tot school in our basement every morning. Haha, yeah, that didn’t happen. What did happen, was something that worked even better for my girl and me (the mom who loves the school supply aisles). We would have [...]
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Beat The Heat With Fun Popsicles!

One way to cool off this summer is to make some fun and tasty popsicles. I know my 16 month old loves a cold, tasty popsicle. She loves all the different flavors, shapes, and with her teething, makes her gums feel fantastic. Plus after playing outside in this heat, who doesn't enjoy something cool to [...]
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Backyard Summer

It’s July. Primetime for family vacations. I am loving seeing vacation photos of friends and their families hitting the beaches on the gulf shore, heading to the lake, and even trips to Disney World. My husband and I intended to of plan a family trip somewhere, but we just couldn’t get organized. Work schedules paired [...]
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Gardening (and Crafts) with a Toddler 101

I tend to be a controller - a very controlling controller. I make lists and I plan out contingency plans A, B and C for nearly every aspect of my life. When it comes to my love of gardening, it's no different. I like to think about what I want in my garden and whether [...]
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