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My 75 Hard Journey and Transformation

I recently completed a mental toughness program called 75 Hard. I had some incredible results with the program and have never felt better. In my post, I share the things that helped me, the challenges, the accomplishments, and how I overcame something incredibly hard. I’m totally going to have a vulnerability hangover after this, but …

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28 AMAZON KITCHEN FINDS I actually USE and LOVE

There’s nothing better than a good kitchen gadget—and nothing worse than a bad one! I’ve done the sifting for you. These 28 items are my all-time favorite Amazon kitchen finds that I’ve used and loved. DRINK FROTHER If you’re here for the viral drink frother, it’s currently sold out, but this frother is one my …

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Food Blog Income Report June 2019 | Operation Underground Railroad

This will be an open post about my food blog income in June 2019 and WHY I’m sharing this figure with you. This is actually important, so please read until the end! You guys know I’m super open about my food blog income. I hope that I can help inspire and educate someone who might …

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How to Start a Food Blog

Today I’m moving from the kitchen to the computer and showing you how to start a food blog. Make sure you bookmark my Blogging Resources page for future reference! This page includes all my tools/products I use to run my website. I’ve had my blog for three months now, and one of the first questions …

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Our Salt Lake City Staycation

Last weekend, Brett and I went on a Salt Lake City Staycation! It was our first time leaving the kids overnight since I had my son… almost 4 years ago. I’ve been pregnant, nursing, or pregnant AND nursing since January of 2015 without a break. Needless to say, this was a much needed getaway! Enjoy …

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Homemade Play Dough Recipe

Homemade Play Dough is fun, cheap, easy, and even therapeutic! This simple recipe (only 2 ingredients!) is pillowy soft and perfect for little hands. My kids call this toddler sensory activity “Ice Cream Dough” because it’s sweet-smelling and soft. I’m usually only sharing my favorite recipes in the Instant Pot, air fryer, or some yummy …

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My Operation Smile Mission Amman, Jordan

9 years ago, I ventured to the Middle East where I was blessed to serve a medical mission with Operation Smile as a student educator. Op Smile is a non-profit children’s charity that provides free, life-changing procedures to individuals with cleft lip and palates. They give the gift of smiles 🙂 I spent a week …

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