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20+ Zucchini Recipes

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We have long been fans of chopping up zucchini and throwing it in our spaghetti sauce. The kids would gobble it up and call them meatballs. We never bothered to correct them. When I did Whole30 (read about that here), I became obsessed with zoodles. I bought the Veggetti Spiral Vegetable Slicer (affiliate link), because…

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First Day of School Signs & Bunting

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Hard to believe that it is already time to be thinking about back to school. I feel really at peace with the nearing of the school year. Which is saying a lot if you remember how last year went (Need a refresher? Find it here). I’m in no rush to get through summer, but the…

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Printable Recipe Card

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I whipped up a cute little recipe card box that I will be sharing on Tatertots & Jello in August. Obviously, the next logical step is to make darling, chic little recipe cards to go with it. I love that these recipe cards have a hand lettering feel. These are laid out 3 to a…

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Alphabet Rocks

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Last week I shared this fun Tic-Tac-Toe activty and printable. I told you that the obsession with rocks was big around here. Well, I managed to use up a ton more creating alphabet rocks. I used the same Elmers Painters Pens to write on the rocks. I did two sets of the alphabet and an…

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My Daughter’s Bedroom

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If you recall from this post, when we found out we were pregnant with baby number four, we started a room shuffle. Everyone switched rooms and not one room is finished. The baby’s room is a pile of stuff, our room is awaiting some sort of clothing storage miracle, the boys have their mattresses on…

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Packing The Perfect Lunch

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Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Rubbermaid through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about LunchBlox, all opinions are my own This summer has been nothing but go, go, go. A little thinking ahead goes a long way in making our outings more enjoyable for everyone. There…

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A Jam Packed Holiday Weekend

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Post contains affiliate links. This past Fourth of July weekend was so exhausting, we literally needed a day to recover. Yes, an entire day devoted to hanging out on the couch in our pajamas/clothes we had on the day before. Yup, that lazy. We kicked off our Fourth of July weekend at my sister’s party…

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Tic Tac Toe Rocks Activity or Gift

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My children, Eleanor in particular, have an obsession with rocks. Their obsession is driving my husband crazy, because we have rocks sprawled all over our yard. I have a few rock crafts up my sleeve though. I have had these Elmer’s Painters pens for years. I originally got them for a campaign way back when…

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TV Credenza Makeover

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This post brought to you by Faultless/Bon Ami Company   . The content and opinions expressed below are that of Balancing Home. I hate ironing, therefore I love starch. Anything to get the job done quicker and keep it crisper longer. Starch isn’t just for ironing! I used starch to hang some gold polka-dot burlap fabric…

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Reading Log Printable

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If your kids are like my kids, they love tracking things. Kids, like adults, need encouragement when reaching for goals. Whether you have a child who loves reading/being read to or are in the midst of encouraging your child to read more– setting goals is motivating for everyone. A reading log is a great way…

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