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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

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My Boy You Are Growing Too Fast!

               If I could say one thing Kaison you are growing way too fast. It feels like you were born just yesterday, and this morning you just took your first steps. Now you are 9 -years-old. Aww, my son… I can recall this day like no other. The day I became a mom. I was… Read More My Boy You Are Growing Too Fast!

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Nominated for Liebster Award 2017

Hey everyone! I have started Smile4mama a little over a month ago. With a lot of late nights, and my loving family & friends support I have been able to open myself up to the world. Now the hard work has paid off and I am ecstatic to say I’ve been nominated for the Liebster… Read More Nominated for Liebster Award 2017

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Dear lil miss…

Dear lil miss,                Hey there tiny! I just wanted to give you a lil pointer. Although you might think you are as slick as a cat you really aren’t. As much as mom made you to believe she bought your little white lie, she really didn’t. She knew you ate that chocolate bar because… Read More Dear lil miss…

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Easy Copycat Zuppa Toscana Soup

Easy copycat Zuppa Toscana is a perfect dish for Summer coming to an end and with Fall rolling in. I love making this hearty soup for my family. Not only is it SOOO delicious. It is super easy and quick. I usually pull out this recipe on our busiest days (school days). I’m a stay-at-home… Read More Easy Copycat Zuppa Toscana Soup