(in)courage post: On Resolutions

June 17, 2015

A few weeks ago, I pulled my phone out of my purse and was surprised to see a voice mail from Beth, an old colleague and friend. We had worked together for many years, but as our career paths separated, we lost touch. Whenever she would come to mind, I would think to myself, I […]

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Swim Lessons with Elias & Adeline

June 16, 2015

This post is sponsored by Kronos and Find Your Influence. Last week, Elias and Adeline had their first swim lessons. We had intended to enroll them last year, but because I was so sick with my pregnancy, we were in survival mode. A colleague highly recommended a private instructor, so we decided to enroll with […]

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Serving Pieces You’ll Love to Give & Keep

June 13, 2015

Summertime in the Turner house means parties and entertaining. I love, love, love hosting events and consequently have quite a few serving pieces. Today we had a garage sale and I sold a bunch of serving pieces that I rarely used since getting the DaySpring Daily Grace collection. The pieces are white with bits of […]

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Don’t Miss Out

June 11, 2015

This spring, as the weather became warmer in Nashville, the kids started asking daily when we would go to the pool. Being five months postpartum, I have not been super excited about the prospect of swimming.  The whole nine months to put it on, nine months to get it off seems to ring especially true […]

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Hip Gifts for Father’s Day

June 9, 2015

With Father’s Day less than two weeks away, it is time to shop for those special dads in your life. This time of year, my list of 101 Father’s Day gift ideas is very popular, but I wanted to share a few additional items that you might want to check out. Matthew is not a […]

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$5 Magazine Sale: People, Real Simple, All You & More

June 7, 2015

This is my most favorite magazine sale and it only happens a few times a year (affiliate links used in this post). Stock up for you, buy gifts for everyone on your list, go wild because at just $5 a subscription, you can buy a year’s subscription for just the cost of one magazine. (A […]

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Figuring Out Summer: Tips Wanted

June 5, 2015

Elias completed his first year of elementary school last week and we are getting into a new-to-us grove of summer break. Up until this point, summer was pretty much the same for us because of day care. This year the little ones will be in day care as normal, but Elias’s summer will be about […]

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Made to Play: Summer Shoes

June 4, 2015

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Stride Rite. All opinions are 100% mine. Without question, one of the brands I am most loyal to is Stride Rite shoes for my kids. I blame my mom for this loyalty. You see, when my sister and I were little, Stride Rites were […]

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27 Recipes for Chocolate Chip Cookie Lovers

June 3, 2015

One of my goals this summer is to be in the kitchen with my kids more. Between the end of pregnancy and having a new baby, we sort of got out of the habit of cooking/baking together. This past weekend we made banana bread and had a blast. Both Elias and Adeline love chocolate chips, […]

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5 Ways I Use My Mornings Well

June 2, 2015

Mornings have always been my time. Ever since I was a young girl, I would wake up early to finish a project or read. As I got older, my mornings looked different (no more homework), but that didn’t stop me from continuing to use those early hours for me. As I share in the video […]

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