Meeting a Warrior and Giving Away Her Book!

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Once Upon a Fazoli—My Messy Beautiful

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Easter Bunny Cake

When I was a little unicorn loving tomboy (yes, its a possible mix), I loved this Easter Bunny Cake my mom made every … [Continue Reading]

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Pancake Art Part 2

Did you know March 4th is Pancake Day? So as not to be confused with a perfect pancake maker, I'd like to start by … [Continue Reading]

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It Gets Better

Dear Moms & Dads who are in the baby & toddler trenches, It gets better. Hearing that doesn't change your … [Continue Reading]

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Pancake Art

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