Guest Post: 5 Ways to Brew Coffee Better than a Keurig

I get it. I too once lived by the convenience of a Keurig. But that was back when I was chained to my desk at college and those first few jobs. Long hours in the library or attempting to work my way up the food chain at work meant little time for the finer things in life. (Such as a well-brewed cup of coffee.) Of course, I also had no concept of what a great cup of coffee entailed.

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My Kids Need School. And I Need it, Too.

There’s this other side to summer with kids, though, particularly as they get older. Or as you add more of them to the nest. If you’re a parent you know what I’m talking about. The “dark” side of summer, if you will, consists of ridiculous sibling arguments, unfounded boredom, constant whining and unbelievably overtired kiddos. It makes no sense. They have not a care in the world for two and a half months but by the end of it, you would think they’re serving some kind of prison sentence.

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Preparing for our New Puppy

We lost our precious family dog, Charlie, unexpectedly at the beginning of 2017. It hit me harder than I expected and I have greatly missed him. I have also missed having a four-legged friend in the house in general. I didn't think I would ever want to add another puppy to our family again after such heartbreak.

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The Adventures of Blair Bear and Nunny the Bunny

 I cannot tell you how much I love this book. Not just because my friends created it; And not just because my kids love it, especially my youngest; And not just because the pictures are so beautiful (which they are); But mostly because of what a sweet story it tells, one that applies directly to me and my life.

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