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Side Hustle Series: Become a Wine Guide with Traveling Vineyard

Side Hustle Series: Become a Wine Guide with Traveling Vineyard

Thanks to Traveling Vineyard® for sponsoring this conversation. I’m a mom of a toddler, so I am beginning to understand why so many moms love wine. Seriously, though, there are a ton of different types of wine ranging in colors and flavors and appearance. Unless you’re already an expert and have sampled a wide array of options, you might not yet know what you like. I know I have a preference for sweet wines, and I have to stay away from reds due to getting headaches, but there is so much more to wine than that. The side-hustle I am sharing with […]

Posted May 23, 2017 by Julie in Sponsored, Work, / 0 Comments
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Photographer Matthew David Parker

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Photographer Matthew David Parker

  I am enjoying interviewing professionals about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with a professional photographer! Photography is super vital not just in the world of blogging, but in our general lives! We love to have snapshots of important moments in our lives – weddings, babies, and lately even the food we eat for dinner. Read on to learn more about photographer Matthew David Parker and a business in photography. Behind The Scenes with Matthew David Parker   Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select […]

Posted May 16, 2017 by Julie in Sponsored, Work, / 0 Comments
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Side-Hustle Series: Degrees that Appeal to Moms

Side-Hustle Series: Degrees that Appeal to Moms

Degrees that Appeal to Many Working Moms Being a working mom can be a delicate balance. Of course, technology helps make life easier all the time. For example, you can earn bachelor’s, master’s, and even doctoral degrees mostly or entirely online. Moreover, online degrees are available in many fields, so here’s a look at a few that appeal to working moms. Library Science Depending on your age, you may associate libraries with dusty books and adults severely whispering, “Shhh!” Many, if not most, libraries nowadays are modern, with robust ebook catalogs, programs that welcome community members inside, and librarians who […]

Posted April 23, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, School, Sponsored, Work, / 1 Comment
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How to Breastfeed a Teething Baby

How to Breastfeed a Teething Baby

How to Breastfeed a Teething Baby – Tips and Tricks   One of the questions some mothers ask when their babies is teething, is whether or not their little ones’ condition will interfere with their breastfeeding. The most honest answer is that it depends. Every baby has a different experience during the teething stage. Some babies experience little discomfort while others have a more difficult time enduring the swelling and painful gums. Nevertheless, when your baby starts to teethe, it could cause some breastfeeding challenges. Your little one might want to nurse more frequently because, for many babies, breastfeeding is […]

Posted April 17, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, Sponsored, / 3 Comments
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Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality for a Healthy Home

Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality for a Healthy Home

Disclosure: This post is brought to you by Wood Air Conditioning.   We spend a lot of time indoors, whether at work or at home or visiting other places, so understanding the value of good indoor air quality is important. We might not be able to have any input on the indoor air quality at work (though we might expect businesses to maintain high standards), but we do have control over our homes and should take steps to ensure the air we breathe is safe for our health.   Image via Flickr by Artotem   Why is indoor air quality important? It […]

Posted April 6, 2017 by Julie in Home, Sponsored, / 0 Comments
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Tips to Keep your Child Safe Online

Tips to Keep your Child Safe Online

Thanks to KidGuard for sponsoring this conversation and sharing helpful guides for us parents to learn how to protect our children online.   The internet can be a scary place. Scratch that, the cyber world is a scary, dangerous place where predators hide and take advantage of children. I hate to put it that way, but we parents know it is true.   Most of us grew up using the internet in various capacity, and I can remember my teenaged chats with “online friends” where we shared too much and did not think about the consequences. Our children, however, are […]

Posted March 31, 2017 by Julie in Parenting, Sponsored, / 2 Comments
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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Energy Bill

5 Ways to Save Money on Your Energy Bill

Disclosure: This post is brought to you by E.A.C. Heating and Air   Several years ago, we moved into our huge new house, which features 5,000 square feet of space that gives us room to grow. However, I quickly realized a house that large is difficult to keep clean and presents some surprises on the energy bill. Some research led me to ideas on how to save money on our energy bill by making simple changes to our routine and maintenance plan. Change Your Air Filters Regularly Our HVAC systems use filters to keep the air we breathe free of […]

Posted March 23, 2017 by Julie in Finances, Home, Sponsored, / 0 Comments
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How to Design the Best Bathroom for your Kids

How to Design the Best Bathroom for your Kids

Thanks to TheBathOutlet for sponsoring this conversation and sharing great tips with us. Bathroom Design For Kids If you’re a mom, you want to give your child the world in every way, shape, and form. Whether it’s whipping up their favorite meal or folding their clothes just the way they like them to be, a mother is always working to create the best life for their child. This desire to please doesn’t stop there. Many moms choose to renovate their homes to accommodate the needs of their children. If you are one of those moms who wants to optimize their home for […]

Posted March 16, 2017 by Julie in Family, Guest Posts, Home, Sponsored, / 0 Comments
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Why You Need Amazon Prime Photos Now!

Why You Need Amazon Prime Photos Now!

Thanks to Amazon for sponsoring this post and providing prizes for the giveaway! Opinions are my own. We live in the media age, where we take photos of our babies by the thousands (or so it seems) right with our favorite pocket devices – our mobile phones. But we only have so much storage on these phones, and often we end up with the annoying “space is running out” alert and have to start deciding which photos or which apps must go to free up space on our phones. Gems like this one, a silly cute pic, one we had […]

Posted December 13, 2016 by Julie in Family, Sponsored, / 6 Comments
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Wonderful Gift Ideas that Husbands or Fathers will Love

Wonderful Gift Ideas that Husbands or Fathers will Love

Sometimes it feels like husbands (or fathers) are harder to shop for than our fellow mom friends. Do you struggle to find gift ideas for husbands or even gift ideas for your dad? Their interests can be very specific but we can still get creative and find something they may enjoy. Here are just a few fun ideas for gifts for the gentlemen in our lives. Thanks to JORD Wood Watches for sponsoring this gift guide with the lovely watch for our enjoyment and a giveaway for you! Gift Ideas for Him Jewelry or style accessories seem to be very […]

Posted November 29, 2016 by Julie in Gift Guides, Giveaways, Sponsored, / 7 Comments
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