Throwback Thursday: The Thankful Jar

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With Fall knocking at our doors, I thought it was time to bring back the Thankful Jar post by our previous contributor, Elizabeth.  Perhaps this is something your family can do this season. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- After Labor...

Becoming a Homeroom Mom.

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I have officially been named Co-Room Mom in my son's Kindergarten class.  And I am really excited about it!!!  Is that lame?  I am such a big nerd, I was completely anxious for two weeks waiting to...

DIY Wardrobe Planning Sorters

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We had a major PTL (Praise the Lord) moment in the Barry home this week: I'm HOME!  I have been traveling NON-STOP for three weeks (I've been home two days in those three weeks)...

Cake Balls: How Does Bakerella Get Them So Perfect?

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Cake balls. Perfectly round cake balls. Starbuck’s esque, Bakerella style cake balls. This is all I have been thinking and dreaming about for weeks. You might remember me talking about a little thing called,...

Father’s Day Activities

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Father's Day is in T-48 hours! What are the big plans?  We've already talked about some fun and thoughtful DIY gifts here but now what the heck do you do with the day? Well, I...

Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

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El dia de los baby daddies is around the corner and what better blog topic than some great gift ideas to make your man feel appreciated.  We did some Pinterest searching around Valentine's Day...

When Selling Your Dream Home Becomes a Total Nightmare

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I know we've mentioned it before, but this Austin Mom is soon going to become a Boston Mom (I will always consider myself an Austin Mom, though, so do expect to still hear from...

Damn You Hormones… I Hate You Hormones!

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Today is a little less about being a mom and a lot more about being a woman...with hormones...serious serious hormones. Yes, you heard that right; today is about HORMONES! Okay, kind of… it’s also...

DIY: Coffee Filter Wreaths or In This Case, Wedding Letters

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I’ve been putting off this blog for as long as possible, but it’s time I share my DIY coffee filter letters. I’ve been putting it off for multiple reasons: 1.) I didn’t take photos...

Show the teachers some love!

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Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7-11….what are you doing for your kids teachers? My kids have been extremely blessed with amazing teachers that my boys, husband, and I LOVE {with the exception of one...