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Our Valentine’s day…

Here’s how we are spending our Valentine’s day… While everyone was planning their Valentine’s day last night, we were packing. Packing for our Valentine’s day weekend to be spent on another island in a hospital. While folks will be getting dressed for dinner tonight, we are getting dressed to head to the air port. As… Read More Our Valentine’s day…

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8 years ago

8 years ago… We were welcome by a handsome baby boy with a head full of hair, dark brown eyes that looked right through you and a smile that only the “privileged” could see. We were taught A LOT about patience, FAITH, and how to constantly give tender loving. At just 5 days old, we… Read More 8 years ago

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Words still hurt, even when you’re grown…

I’ve been debating about sharing this. I guess because I feel ashamed about it, even though I’ve dealt with this type of situation all my life. … Read More Words still hurt, even when you’re grown…

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Mino’aka Creations GIVEAWAY

Happy New Years everyone!!   Sorry I know it has been looooong over due. The holidays and the kids winter break was crazy. Before hand I was imagining we’d be baking cookies, doing arts and crafts, watching Christmas movies with big smiles on our faces….   Boy was that an illusion!! But a girl can… Read More Mino’aka Creations GIVEAWAY

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Quick and Easy Pork Tofu Soup

Pork Tofu is a childhood favorite. Anything with pork or tofu I will eat it. I mainly love it because  it’s a quick and easy to make. I normally use watercress instead of spinach. On this occasion my husband accidentally bought spinach instead. I was a little iffy at first, surprisingly it turned out great.… Read More Quick and Easy Pork Tofu Soup

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GYMBOREE BLACK FRIDAY SALE

If you are anything like me, I look forward to Thanksgiving. Good food, great company! Who’d want to leave that?! Of course Thanksgiving day comes with “Black Friday.” The greatest deal you could die for. **This post contains affiliate links, please refer to our disclaimer ** I don’t know about you, but I hate long… Read More GYMBOREE BLACK FRIDAY SALE

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Daiso Charcoal Mask Review

Growing up I had a mild case of acne until my senior year. It got worse for some odd reason. Luckily that turned around after I had my first son. Even though my acne cleared up, my blackheads on my nose didn’t. My nose is where I am most self conscious besides my mouth. It’s… Read More Daiso Charcoal Mask Review

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8+ Soups You Must Try This Chilly Season

Hello there! I know its been awhile, but I am back! My family came down with a pretty bad cold, then of course it went down the line and eventually caught up to mommy dearest. I was out of it for over a week. I am finally starting to feel like myself again and now… Read More 8+ Soups You Must Try This Chilly Season

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14 Facts of Cleft You May or May Not Know

 Growing up as a cleft and then becoming a cleft mom I thought I know a lot about it. So, I went and did a little digging and found some interesting things… Here are 14 facts of cleft you may or may not know.             Every year in the U.S there are 8,000 babies born… Read More 14 Facts of Cleft You May or May Not Know

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Make Play Dates Less Stressful

Having a child that is born with a birth defect or has a health issue puts a strain on parents when it comes to socializing.  We always hope to watch our little ones interact and play with other kids. It is especially hard trying to find other parents who can relate. It can get pretty… Read More Make Play Dates Less Stressful