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COLLIN COUNTY Suburb Snapshots - ALLEN

Collin County Suburb Spotlight: Allen

Are you moving to Allen? This is for you. Do you live here and are just looking for something new to do? This guide to Allen, TX, is also for you! We started our search north, not really knowing what would find us. We knew we needed a bigger footprint, a backyard, and multiple bedrooms for […]

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Birthdays with Purpose

I can remember some of my own birthdays as a kid: cake, ice cream, and presents. Simple and sweet. Now looking at social media, kids’ birthdays have become a production. Customized birthday invites, coordinated outfits, elaborate themes, and loads of presents. My son’s first birthday was an elaborate production. First birthday, first child, and first grandchild. […]

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Minivan Moms vs. SUV Moms

Dear Minivan,  I’m sorry I hated you before. I SWORE I would never get you. SWORE. I’m too cool for a minivan…why do I need one??? I’m an SUV mom. I don’t need one. What ARE the minivan perks, anyway? Reality check: I need a minivan. I was like every mom (and dad) out there; […]

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When Things Don’t Go As Planned

It was the first meal I was hosting at my new home. We had moved two weeks before and things were still a little messy. Boxes still needing to be unpacked, renovation projects still in progress, but I was embracing life and the mess and wanting to open the doors to the outside world! This […]

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Dear Preemie Baby, You Are My Super Hero

In my eyes it is no coincidence that both Thanksgiving and Prematurity Awareness Month fall within the same month.  The battle of prematurity is one that my family knows all too well. In fact, our family has fought this battle with all five of our children. But contrary to what most people think, my husband […]

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