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Your New Go-To Site for Gift Giving: Uncommon Goods

My New Gift Giving Guidelines My kids have birthdays in July and August. Then my mom, step-mom, and mother-in-law all have birthdays right after. By the time that’s over, it’s time to start shopping for my anniversary and then Christmas. You know, so I am not flat broke in December. Needless to say, gift giving… Continue reading Your New Go-To Site for Gift Giving: Uncommon Goods

Other good stuff · Week in Review

Do you want your blog to be featured?

Bloggers, I have a weekly series I publish every Friday, Week in Review. I give a recap of the week and what I’ve got going on for the weekend. I also highlight 1 blog to encourage readers to check out. If you would like for your blog to be featured, leave a link in the… Continue reading Do you want your blog to be featured?

Family · Other good stuff · Random Stuff like Books, TV, Movies, Social Media, and Getting Old

Children’s Books About Starting School

My son is starting PreK soon. He (and I) seem to have some mild anxiety about it. So off to the library we went. I mentioned to the librarian that I wanted to read books to help him (and me) get ready. She was on top of it and made for sure we left with… Continue reading Children’s Books About Starting School

Gardening · Other good stuff

Garden Game: WHAT AM I GROWING?!?

I had planted a bunch of stuff and a bunch of other, different stuff is growing in our garden and in the corners of our yard. I posted pictures when it first started happening in one of my Week in Review posts. Since then it’s gotten crazier. We compost, and I used it when prepping… Continue reading Garden Game: WHAT AM I GROWING?!?

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3 Job Search Tips for Moms Returning to the Workforce

I recently made an industry change in my career but previously had worked in hiring and recruiting departments for 8 years. I have seen countless applications, resumes, interviews and job placements. During that time I encountered many people re-entering the workforce, including moms. Job searching in and of itself can be a time consuming and extensive process.… Continue reading 3 Job Search Tips for Moms Returning to the Workforce

Family · Other good stuff · Random Stuff like Books, TV, Movies, Social Media, and Getting Old

Why We Keep Birthdays Simple

Both of my kids have summer birthdays. That combined with Father’s Day, July 4th, and juggling a big extended family is causing me to have celebrations on the brain. My 4 year old son recently and unknowingly reminded me why we keep our holidays and birthdays simple: because right now we can. . . .… Continue reading Why We Keep Birthdays Simple