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4 Things to Pack for a Family Picnic

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Special moments - big and small, bring people together. With life being so busy and hectic, sometimes you have to carve out time for those you love, so you can create those special moments. Families can slow down and celebrate life together. One company believes the same thing - Dewey's Bakery. Dewey’s Bakery is a…

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What’s for Dinner? Week of August 26

As a busy Mom, I know how difficult it can be to get a home cooked meal on the table. If you're like me, you're busy but you also take pride in fixing a nice dinner for your family. No matter who cooks dinner (Mom or Dad), a little preparation goes a long way. To…

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What’s for Dinner Week of August 19

Here we are - another week, another menu. I've been having fun sharing what we are having for dinner a few times throughout the week. If you're not aware, my husband works from home and our children participate in public online school, so our entire family is at home A LOT. Most days that means…

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What’s for Dinner? Week of August 12

Red Beans & Rice Red beans and rice is super easy to make, though it takes a while, unless you use a pressure cooker. Normally, I soak my beans overnight which helps with bean digestion and reduces cook time. With all that being said, it takes me about 2 hours from the time I start…

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The Ultimate Tip to Stay on Top of Laundry

This year has been a busy one including, deaths in my extended family, trips to visit family in Georgia and Texas, and finishing up the school year at home. What does all that mean? After a couple of trips and just everyday life, our laundry got behind. I didn't see a way out of the…

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What’s for Dinner? Week of August 5

Last week, Brandon was out of town for most of the week so I didn't stick to a normal meal plan. I knew the kids and I could sort of "wing it" with food. I made a big seafood gumbo and we ate that for about two days (gumbo is much better the day after…

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Watermelon Splash Cocktail

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My favorite season, summer, is well underway. It's already been an adventurous summer keeping the kids busy, car trouble, and lots of outdoor activities. One thing we haven't done much of is make cocktails. This was last year's summer cocktail. But, enough is enough - it's cocktail time! I'm finally sharing a delicious, original cocktail,…

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What’s for Dinner? Week of July 22

It's been a while since I've shared what my family is having for dinner or just dinner ideas in general. Summer is busy and I'll be honest. I haven't been meal planning like I normally do. As a busy Mom, I just let it go this summer. Maybe you did too! With school a few…

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The Love for Disney’s The Lion King Continues

As a child, I remember clearly watching Disney's The Lion King and falling in love with the story. I learned the music by heart and you can never forget the characters! That's why when I heard that The Lion King was coming to theaters July 19th, I was very excited! What a great opportunity to continue…

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5 “Me Time” Ideas for Busy Moms

Motherhood, where do we even start? It's awesome, hard, exciting, tiring, rewarding, and even bittersweet - all at the same time. As a woman, it's definitely one of the hardest and biggest tasks I've ever taken on. In addition to everyday responsibilities, each day comes with it's own set of challenges. How do I keep…

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About Me

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm a Louisiana native who loves to style food and drinks, take photographs of non-moving things, and I'm also a Houzz Writer. Family and life keep me busy but that's the way I like it.
I'm Crystal and I write.