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Back to School: 5 Things My Stepdaughter’s Teachers Should Know

Summer is winding down to a close and it’s almost back-to-school time again. With four kids in our blended family I have to navigate meet the teacher nights, haircuts, doctors’...

Spanglish- Authentic Puerto Rican Fare with a Flare

I’ve just found the perfect place to have breakfast or lunch in Durham when I’m feeling like some comfort, home cooking- Puerto Rican style! Spanglish has just opened up their...

8 Favorite Amazon Prime Day Deals 2019

It’s that time of year! Amazon’s “2 day parade of epic deals”. It’s like having a Black Friday in July, just for Prime members. I confess I have a love...

Summer Spotlight: WakeMed Movies by Moonlight

Ahhh- summer. Barbeques, swimming pools and a favorite summertime tradition, outdoor movie nights. As a family of 6 we are ALWAYS on the lookout for fun things to do around...

Summerfest: The NC Symphony in Our Backyard

Thank you to Booth Amphitheatre for partnering with us on this post. All opinions are genuine and my very own. Summer is in full swing and so is the North...

9 Things I’ve Learned About Being a Dad

Guest Post by #lightscameradad As I sat watching my kids splash around and navigate the endless political intrigues that a day at the pool involves, I caught myself thinking about...

Summer Road Trip: Busch Gardens Williamsburg

Thanks to the generosity of Busch Gardens we were able to experience a great day in Williamsburg, VA. As always, all opinions expressed in this sponsored post are genuine and...

Mother’s Day Reflections: My Dreams Came True

Some young women dream of careers, of marriage, of fame and fortune, of travel, of the excitement life can bring. My dream was always, for as long as I can...

6 Ways I’ve Become a Better Stepmom

Over the past 5 years, I’ve strived to become a better stepmom. I’m proud of the growth I’ve made and hope to continue to learn and better myself as I...