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Need things to do in the car for adults? Here's our best tips for things to do in vehicles (with dozens of long car ride trips under our belts)

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Need things to do in the car for adults? Here's our best tips for things to do in vehicles (with dozens of long car ride trips under our belts)

Our family moved to the desert (El Paso) last summer. We had no idea how great of a location this was both in and of itself, as well as a jump-off point for lots of day trips and long weekend trips. Not to mention, we have family that are all either 7 hours, 8 hours, or 11 hours away (by car). We made the initial 11.5-hour drive from Houston to El Paso, and have since traveled into New Mexico. Next up is more exploration in New Mexico, Arizona, and perhaps, Dallas. Needless to say, we’ve become experts on things to...

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In the weeks leading up to Jack’s birth, I had two main goals: get the house moved in as much as possible and get our freezer stocked as much as possible

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In the weeks leading up to Jack’s birth, I had two main goals: get the house moved in as much as possible and get our freezer stocked as much as possible

For those of you who have been reading since I was pregnant with Sam, you may recall that I use a really easy, no-fuss approach to stocking our freezer. The idea of doing a mass shopping trip and spending a whole day preparing freezer meals is just really overwhelming to me. So instead, I simply duplicate (or triplicate or quadruplicate) any meal we’re already having for dinner and put additional sets in the freezer. This not only allows me to use up extra ingredients that might otherwise go to waste; but over time, I build a really solid freezer stash...

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Natural and man-made disasters can strike at any time

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Natural and man-made disasters can strike at any time

It is crucial that you have a planned response whether you are at work, at home, or on vacation. However, not all-natural disasters are the same. In fact, you may not even think of all the different disasters that could happen. Below, are 12 types of natural disasters you should prepare for.  12 Types of Natural Disasters Most of us know about certain disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes, and snowstorms. However, we tend to overlook other natural disasters that plague the United States. Here are 12 types of natural disasters to prepare for: #1 HeatWaves Did you know a heatwave...

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Need things to do in the car for adults? Here's our best tips for things to do in vehicles (with dozens of long car ride trips under our belts)

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Need things to do in the car for adults? Here's our best tips for things to do in vehicles (with dozens of long car ride trips under our belts)

Our family moved to the desert (El Paso) last summer. We had no idea how great of a location this was both in and of itself, as well as a jump-off point for lots of day trips and long weekend trips. Not to mention, we have family that are all either 7 hours, 8 hours, or 11 hours away (by car). We made the initial 11.5-hour drive from Houston to El Paso, and have since traveled into New Mexico. Next up is more exploration in New Mexico, Arizona, and perhaps, Dallas. Needless to say, we’ve become experts on things to...

Read more →


Natural and man-made disasters can strike at any time

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Natural and man-made disasters can strike at any time

It is crucial that you have a planned response whether you are at work, at home, or on vacation. However, not all-natural disasters are the same. In fact, you may not even think of all the different disasters that could happen. Below, are 12 types of natural disasters you should prepare for.  12 Types of Natural Disasters Most of us know about certain disasters such as tornadoes, hurricanes, and snowstorms. However, we tend to overlook other natural disasters that plague the United States. Here are 12 types of natural disasters to prepare for: #1 HeatWaves Did you know a heatwave...

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