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Sales & Specials: Today's Pick Your Plum is awesome!

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I couldn't pass up today's Pick Your Plum and ordered one of these for our baby girls room! 

 

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Customized names! Hurry, remember Pick Your Plum is limited time offers. Once they're gone, they're gone! 

 

 

 

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Celebrate! My little sister is getting married!

I'm so excited, my little sister is tying the knot! She is going to be the most beautiful bride. I can't hardly stand it! Today I'm celebrating her, and her engagement with my future brother-in-law with these lovely handmade  goodies from Parris Chic Boutique. 

  Jocelyn

Let the wedding planning begin! 

xoxo Love you sister! 

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Teach Me: Book Review Heroes of History by Janet & Geoff Benge

    Our family was recently sent a few of the Heroes of History Books by Janet & Geoff Benge. My oldest son has read every single book with delight, and couldn't put them down. His favorite, so far has been Theodore Roosevelt.  We  enlisted the help of one of our "junior reviewers" to review one of the books for us. He choose Ronald Reagan.
 
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    I liked the book and it made me feel like I was right next to him on his adventures.  The book kept me very busy and my mom liked that.  While I was reading the book I found out that he was a movie actor, jelly bean eater, super funny and cool.  Mr. Reagan was nice to everyone and he lived to be 93 years old.  It was a super great book and I want to read more by these authors.                                                                                                  By:  Canton P Bellaire 
Thanks Canton for your great review! We appreciate it. 
    
Other members in my family have taken to these books as well. My husband has read Alan Shepard as well as Ronald Reagan.  We feel these books are an excellent addition to any home library. The stories are engaging, often times the authors use the famous heroes of history's childhood which is not something you see in history books . It is interesting to read what their childhood was like and how they arrived at the position they're in. 
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Handmade Crush: Modern Clocks

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Although these come from a self professed modern clock company, I love the whimsical and "vintage doily" feel some of them posses. I couldn't help but put that sweet sheep in there too. Wouldn't that be adorable in a child's room!
Find this Handmade Crush at decoylab

Organic & Whole Living: Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

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We're trying new things around here and we're switching  things up a bit. Instead of acorn squash, I'm stuffing sweet potatoes. 
What you need: 
 - 2-4 Sweet Potatoes
 - 1lb ground beef  
 - Bunch of Kale (your favorite kind)
 - One onion
 - A few leaves of sage 
 - Salt & Pepper
 - Fresh garlic
 - 1 cup cheddar cheese 
Preheat the oven to 425 
 - Wash the sweet potatoes and bake 45-1hr.
 - Meanwhile, brown the ground beef and saute onions along with the beef
 - Add minced garlic to the pan and saute
 - Add the chopped kale and sage and cook until wilted 
 - Season with salt & pepper
Once the sweet potatoes are finished baking completely, slice in half and smoosh down the sweet potato to make room for the filling. Fill each half with the ground beef mixture. Top with cheddar cheese and place under the broiler for a minute or so to melt the cheese. Each potato was enough for each person in our family. You could always serve this with a small side salad to add more veggies.
Enjoy! xoxo