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Pizza Night on the Big Green Egg {Family-Friendly Recipe}

I remember when I was younger my mom would set up a “pizza bar” for dinner where we would create our own pizzas on english muffin halves.  It was so fun adding the toppings and eating our unique creations. I wanted to recreate this for my own kiddos and I thought that using the Big Green Egg would be the perfect way to give our pizza night an upgrade.

You can absolutely make these in your oven or even use pre-baked crust, to save time.  We have been looking for more ways to incorporate the BGE into our weeknight meals and once you have had grilled pizzas, you will never go back.

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What to do on a Rainy Day in Destin {Travel Tuesday}

Destin, Florida has some of the most gorgeous beaches in the world.  The emerald waters and white sands are seriously heaven on earth.  Growing up there, I took advantage of the beauty and really started to appreciate it more once I moved away.

Fortunately, we travel back home to Destin a few times a year and we are so lucky we get to spend so much time on the beach.  When the weather is warm and sunny there is so much to do for the kiddos (stay tuned for a post full of my favorite things to do with kids in Destin).  But when it is raining, it can get a bit tricky to find things to do that are family-friendly.  Here are 5 things to do in Destin when it is raining:

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2019 Goals and Resolutions

I am usually a pretty positive person and I like to find the good in everything.  2018 was no different.  Even though there were some difficult times, the year was filled will amazing memories and experiences. My little family traveled more than we have in years and we finally found a place of peace with my daughter’s health.

For so many years I felt like our life was put on hold.  We were always so concerned about my daughter and her lack of energy or uncertainty that we were afraid to travel or commit to too much.  After her last open heart surgery in October of 2017, we felt a weight lifted off of us.  Even though she still has a long road ahead of her, a lot of her energy was restored and our constant need to monitor her numbers was taken away. This provided a lot of peace for us and I felt like for the first time, we were able to live.

As we start 2019, I want to continue this fantastic road we are on and improve upon myself and my family.  I want this to be the year of experiences.  In saying that, I did put together a small list of goals that I would like to set for myself in the new year.  What are some things you would like to accomplish in 2019?

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Mommy Monday {Giddy Paperie}

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! I can’t believe it is already November and time for another amazing Mommy Monday post! If you are anything like me, the day after Halloween starts the Christmas season and all the decorations start to go up in anticipation of the best holiday of the year!  I have already started decorating and I can not wait to share with you some of the changes I have made this year. I love switching things up a bit and this year I am throwing in some blush tones and pinks into the decor and I am so excited to see how it all comes together.

One of my absolute favorite things to do during the holidays is to write Christmas cards and thank you notes for all the wonderful gifts and treats we receive.  I was SO excited when I received the most beautiful stationery from Giddy Paperie.  The Ho, Ho, Flamingo Holiday Suite is literally the cutest and perfect for my Florida Christmas. I also love this design and this design and can’t wait to add this suite to my collection after the holiday season.

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