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Top Tips For Managing Your Finances

As adults, there are always things we need to do for ourselves and our family. Generally, this means we have to have a good handle on our finances. Many of us find this easy and don’t even have to think twice about creating a spreadsheet, and keeping it under control. But there are times where […] Read more…

4 Simple Ways To Improve Your Social Isolation Experience

4 Simple Ways To Improve Your Social Isolation Experience

In the midst of all this pandemic, self-care has never been more important. It is what will reduce the stress and anxieties that come hand in hand during this difficult time. All of our personal routines have been affected and turned upside down in some way or another. Humans are creatures of habit and any […] Read more…

Merry and bright Christmas lights home tour by 15 different home bloggers. Come take the tour and you'll find a ton of inspiration for your own home.

Merry and Bright Christmas Home Tour

Hey there friend! If this is your first trip to my little corner of the internet, then welcome! If not, welcome back! 😁 This is somewhat of a special day for me… My first home tour! Well, partial home tour that is 😉 My friend Brittany from Our Home Made Easy is hosting today’s Christmas light […] Read more…

Christmas Decor Farmhouse Finds

Christmas Decor: Farmhouse Finds

Hey Hey Hey! The holidays are in full swing and I’m waaaay behind on decorating. I have all my Christmas bins open in the basement but am not really feeling what I’ve got. Since we moved into our new house I have been very reserved with decorating because I know I want a vintage farmhouse […] Read more…

Helping your kids escape the "helpless" mindset and become self sufficient will help them feel empowered and confident; and it'll help you stay sane.

How To Help Your Kids Become More Self Sufficient

Are you one of those moms that does everything for their kids whenever they ask? No? Well, I am. Unfortunately, I’ve reached a point where it’s made me feel totally overwhelmed, even taken advantage of in some cases. My kids started acting totally helpless; “unable” to do anything for themselves. At 4 and 2, there […] Read more…

Summer is fun and exciting, but as parents, it's tough to keep up with the kids and even tougher to make sure they're entertained with summer activities.

15 Summer Activities For Families With Kids

Is it hot where you are? It has been here in New Hampshire. If I wasn’t sure about whether or not it was summertime before, I am now! We had a weeklong streak of hot, humid days and now we have the most beautiful weather; I can’t stand to be inside. With two young children, […] Read more…

My oldest daughter is starting preschool soon, so we have kicked it into high gear. We've prepared our household the best we can so that we have a successful new year. The changes that we made were simpler than you'd think.

How To Prepare For A New School Year

We have a very exciting week ahead of us in the Renke household. We are enrolling our daughter, Gracelynn, in preschool! Up until now, our home schedule hasn’t really been super regimented, but we decided that with school in our near future, certain things needed to be addressed. Put The Kids To Bed We got […] Read more…

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