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About carrie

I am a mother of two, wife and professional. I work; I sew; I do crafts; I cook; I support my family; I race; I live. I have been diagnosed with Chronic Migraine Headaches and I refuse to let them control my life. I live my life to the fullest and try to find ways to enjoy it as much as possible. I am living with a plethora of food sensitivities. But I am living life. I am enjoying life.

Spin Cup

I recently ordered this great spin cup from Amazon for my sweet 3 1/2 year old nephew B. It is awesome in that it the top spins while he is drinking. I love that it encourages him to more water. … Continue reading

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I have decided to give green tea a try, but hot tea really isn’t my thing. I have discovered Matcha and I love it. I recently received a bag of Enzo Matcha to review and absolutely love it. The flavor … Continue reading

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Bathroom Update

I am so excited to be updating our downstairs bathroom. We recently installed the  #aquadance 6 function shower head and we love it. The shower is small, really small, so having a fixed mount showered is great because it takes … Continue reading

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When life gives you lemons…

It is summer and lemon is such a wonderful light flavor. It is the essence of summer. I have been craving lemony summery deliciousness. Plus I needed to find a delectable lemon cupcake as I will be making cupcakes for … Continue reading

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Devil’s Tower

Both hubby and I had been to Devil’s Tower when we were kids and loved it. We decided to make a stop at Devil’s Tower on our trip from the Black Hills to the Quigley Shoot. Devil’s Tower is located … Continue reading

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Harney Peak

While we were planning our trip to the Black Hills of South Dakota, we decided as a family that we wanted to climb Harney Peak. Harney Peak is the highest point in the state of South Dakota. In fact, it … Continue reading

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On our trip to Quigley, we spent a day in the Badlands of South Dakota. As a kid we sent a week every summer camping on the Conata Basin. My parents actually spend their honeymoon camping and shooting prairie dogs in … Continue reading

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DIY Foaming Handsoap

As I said before, i have been working hard to replace some of the basic items we use in our home with homemade versions. I love my essential oils and love removing some of the crazy ingredients. I am not … Continue reading

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Making Lip Balm

I love my essential oils. I have been working hard at replacing many of the health and beauty products we buy with ones that we make. I finally decided to take on lip balm. I bought 50 of the cute … Continue reading

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Amazon reviews 

My friend Julie recently posted on Facebook about all the free and nearly free things she gets in exchange for her honest and unbiased reviews. I was intrigued. After some advice from Julie I signed up on a couple different … Continue reading

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