Cheers to 5 Years! It’s My Blogiversary!!

In many ways this is just another typical Monday, but in one way it’s of particular significance to me.

You see, 5 years ago today, on June 5, 2012, I published my first blog post, making this my blogiversary!!

5 Years!! I can hardly believe it!!

I knew this day was coming and originally had ideas of grandeur. Perhaps I’d throw a party, coordinate a mega-giveaway, or in the very least get one of those big ole gold balloons!☺️

Alas, the day snuck up on me and I am woefully unprepared. I’m honestly a bit disappointed in myself for my lack of planning, but today is special nonetheless. 

With that in mind, I thought I’d share some fun facts with you about how my little space on the internet came to be, some things that I’ve learned, and more!

Here we go! 

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A Memorable Evening with Disney on Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment

I received complimentary tickets from Feld Entertainment., Inc, in exchange for a review. As always, the opinions shared here are 100% honest and my own.

My family and I just enjoyed a wonderful night out. We went to Disney on Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment, and had the best time!! Due to his work schedule, my husband and I rarely have a family night out during the week, and we couldn’t wait to see how our daughter’s reacted to the show.

Truth be told, we were just as giddy and excited as they were, and it did not disappoint!

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How I’ve Created a Better Home Work Environment

Our apartment is quite spacious, but it’s not huge as far as square footage is concerned. Knowing this, I didn’t foresee any problems with our standard WiFi connection.

Unfortunately, I was very wrong!!

Our complex is apparently in an area notorious for its poor reception, so imagine my disappointment when I couldn’t get adequate service throughout our entire place. This is not conducive for my work-from-home needs, and it’s the last thing I wanted to be worried about in the midst of juggling family life and my business.  

This is where TP-Link’s new Deco M5 Whole-Home Wi-Fi System comes in!

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A Precious Moments Easter + Giveaway!

Easter is mere days away, and it seems everyone is in preparation mode. In this household there will be gift baskets, egg decorating, a special dinner menu, and we’ll be attending the (extra packed) church service this weekend.

All things I look forward to, but I’ve also been in search of ways to better emphasize the importance of this holiday to my girls.

*These items were provided in exchange for an honest review. As always, the opinions stated are 100%  my own. This post also contains affiliate links. I may receive a commission from the purchases made through the links in order to continue to provide free, quality content here. Thank you for your support!*

Don’t get me wrong, bunnies and treats and egg hunts are fun, but as a celebration of the day Jesus rose from the dead, Easter means so much more. It symbolizes forgiveness, rebirth, and God’s saving power!!

It’s a time to contemplate, mourn and rejoice, and this year my girls and I have been reading My Easter Bible Storybook by Precious Moments to help illustrate what this day is truly all about. 

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PB & J Waffle Sandwich

As I mentioned in my previous post, we’ve been enjoying a lengthy Christmas break around here. This is my first year having a school-aged child, and with my pre-kindergartner returning to class soon I’m preparing to get us back into the swing of things. 

I pack my daughter’s  lunch every day, and to be honest I’m usually at a loss for new inspiration. However, thanks to Smucker’s Fruit Spreads and Jif Peanut Butter Spreads, I’m putting a new (and simple) twist on the classic PB & J sandwich!

Who’s ready for peanut butter jelly time?!! Hahahaha! (Sorry, I couldn’t resist. ;))

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