November 2017 Free Printable Calendar

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Happy November lovelies!  I hope it’s a beautiful and hopeful month filled with good people and togetherness. As always, here’s a free printable calendar sheet to help keep track of all those important dates.  Just click the image below to download and print.   xo, Monica

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Breast Cancer Risk Reduction for Mothers and Daughters

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This is a sponsored post.  I can’t tell you how many women I know that have been affected by breast cancer. I’m sure that many of you can say the same.  Breast cancer has hit my own family and that of my friends and community members.  So when I had the opportunity to work with […]

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On Fall Fitness + Target Gift Card Giveaway

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This is a sponsored post. Thanks for reading!  Fall comes with the sort of consistency that I crave after the fluidity of the summer months wrap up.  The kids are settled into school and activities while I try and work around everything as best as I can. There is no perfect formula to balancing it over […]

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Why Every Family Needs an Emergency Go Bag

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I’ll never forget the thoughts that crept into my mind when my friend – a former military personnel – described the emergency go-bags she has packed and ready for each family member (including her children) in the event of an emergency.  I quickly realized that not have an emergency plan for my family is, in fact, […]

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Dad Made: Nintendo Samus Aran & Megaman X Halloween Costumes DIY

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When my kids decided what they wanted to be for Halloween this year; Metroid’s Samas Aran (Varia suit) for the girl and Megaman X (light armor) for the boy – my husband, a home builder and old-school Nintendo fan ordered stacks of EVA foam to make their costumes. I wasn’t too sure what to think when our dining […]

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Welcome Fall + October Printable Calendar

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I’ve been visiting my childhood home remembering that completely unplugging is one of the best things that I can do for myself – especially during heavier times.  The above image (featured on the JJ Community Instagram page) is a Reflex-Korelle from my father’s extensive camera collection (that I think I’m finally ready to tinker with). […]

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