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Blickenstaffs Toy Store – Where You Can #BringTraditionHome

Thanks to Blickenstaff's for sponsoring this post! It is a pleasure to write about a place my family loves! Stepping in the door of Blickenstaff's is like revisiting my childhood. There are a few stops that are a must when we visit our family in Provo, Utah.  One of these stops is Blickenstaff's, a wonderful toy and candy shop.   Blickenstaffs toy store is a wonderland for kids and adults alike!  Located in Provo, Utah at the Shops at Riverwoods, Blickenstaff's is a "nice cross between ... [read more]

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Inside Blickenstaffs toy store

Blickenstaffs Toy Store – Where You Can #BringTraditionHome

Thanks to Blickenstaff's for sponsoring this post! It is a pleasure to write about a place my family loves! Stepping in the door of Blickenstaff's is like revisiting my childhood. There are a few stops that are a must when we visit our family in Provo, Utah.  One of these stops is Blickenstaff's, a wonderful toy and candy shop.   ... [read more]

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I Never Thought I Could Homeschool, But…

I can't believe I'm actually saying this, but I have officially decided to homeschool.  I never thought I'd be a homeschooling mom.  In fact, I am pretty sure that I've said more than once, "I could NEVER do that" in regards to homeschooling.  And yet, here I am. The biggest question in your mind must be, "WHY would you homeschool?".  That is ... [read more]

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FODMAPs May Be Responsible for Gluten Intolerance Symptoms

Yesterday I wrote a post about the recent news headlines claiming that a recent study shows that gluten sensitivity does not exist.  Indeed, to poke at the swelling balloon of tense emotions on this subject, I titled my own post, "Have You Heard the News? Gluten Intolerance May Not Exist". Now, just because I titled my post this does not ... [read more]

Is Gluten Intolerance Real? Recent Research Says Probably Not

Have You Heard the News? Gluten Intolerance May Not Exist

Is gluten intolerance real? I had no idea how much emotion filled controversy there was around the gluten-free movement until recently.  Our family is on a gluten reduced diet because my husband and my boys all have clear issues when they eat glutinous products like wheat flour bread, crackers, pasta, etc. My interest was piqued, to say the ... [read more]

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Legoland Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth #TravelWithKids

Last week we packed up the kids and headed to the Dallas–Fort Worth area of Texas; DFW for all you locals.  We were determined to take the boys on some fun outings while there. Back in October while in Fort Worth for the Graco Snugride Car Seat event, I was talking with a fellow blogger… [read more]

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Wordless Wednesday – Our Trip to Fort Worth

I’ve said it before, I LOVE Fort Worth.  My aunt and my sister live in the Arlington area so I like to take the boys up for a visit whenever I can.  I had another sister driving through Dallas with her kids so I decided to pack up the boys and head up to meet… [read more]

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Inside Blickenstaffs toy store

Blickenstaffs Toy Store – Where You Can #BringTraditionHome

Thanks to Blickenstaff's for sponsoring this post! It is a pleasure to write about a place my family loves! Stepping in the door of Blickenstaff's is like revisiting my childhood. There are a few stops that are a must when we visit our family in Provo, Utah.  One of these stops is Blickenstaff's, a wonderful toy and candy shop.   ... [read more]

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Stylish Modest Womens Clothing at Sweet Salt Clothing – Giveaway

I can't tell you how many times I'm out shopping and find myself thinking "this skirt would be perfect if it were a little longer".  Or "this shirt would be so cute if it had a little higher neckline".  This is a problem that I encounter probably every shopping trip.  I like to find items that are modest and stylish, but sometimes that proves to be ... [read more]

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Stylish Modest Womens Clothing at Sweet Salt Clothing – Giveaway

I can't tell you how many times I'm out shopping and find myself thinking "this skirt would be perfect if it were a little longer".  Or "this shirt would be so cute if it had a little higher neckline".  This is a problem that I encounter probably every shopping trip.  I like to find items that are modest and stylish, but sometimes that proves to be ... [read more]

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Rock N Learn Learn a Language – Review and Giveaway

Summer is in full swing! I hope you and your family are enjoying the couple months off from school.  A few weeks ago I talked about ways to avoid the summer slide.   It is important that kids keep their brains active and learning throughout the summer months when school is out.  It isn't always easy, but with the simple tips I gave in my previous ... [read more]

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