DIY gift idea: diffuser necklace

DIY terra-cotta clay pendant diffuser necklace.. perfect DIY for gift giving (or any time!)

Are you becoming an essential oil enthusiast? If so, you will want to have your oils close at hand. A quick sniff of a calming, invigorating or motivating oil can sometimes be the ticket to getting through a difficult day. Aromatherapy jewelry, such as a pendant diffuser necklace, is perhaps the most efficient and easiest… 

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Free lunchbox printables to make #lunchingawesome!

A ton of great, FREE printables for your lunchbox!

Over the past several weeks we’ve been discussing foods to pack in your lunchbox, but today we’re gonna make those lunch boxes even more awesome! We’re an artsy family, so anything that has to do with painting, drawing or decorating in general is embraced by my kids. Lunchboxes that automatically include fun things to do… 

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The importance of play for STEM learning #LookatGoldie

Learn to use games to teach our girls critical STEM skills #LookatGoldie

GoldieBlox is a company that’s been on my radar for some time now. I am proud to work together with them for this post and, as always, all opinions are my own! This is part one in a series about the importance of STEM Learning. After you enter the giveaway hop over to Part 2 and read all about how playing outdoors… 

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A weekend away at #peaksofotter


  It’s a rare occurrence that my husband and I go anywhere or do anything without the entire family. So this weekend when we had the chance to go on a mini-vacation in one of our favorite spots on the Blue Ridge Parkway we were like, yeah, we probably deserve to do that. My husband and I met… 

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