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POPSUGAR December Must Have Box Reveal

Disclosure:  This POPSUGAR December Must Have Box Reveal is sponsored by POPSUGAR Beauty and contains affiliate links.  All opinions expressed are my own.  Thank you for supporting the brands that support YUMMommy. Partnering with POPSUGAR Beauty last year was hands down one of my favorite aspects of 2016.  For starters, I admire Lisa Sugar and the empire she’s built POPSUGAR into.  When it comes specifically to POPSUGAR’s Must Have Box, I love that it’s a subscription box  ...

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Home Life

My 2017 Goals & Resolutions
What I Hope To Accomplish In These Next 365 Days

Happy New Year!  Hello 2017.  While I wouldn’t consider myself a traditionalist, one tradition I love repeating year after is setting my goals and resolutions for the incoming year.  This year was no exception.  I’m excited and anxious to get started crossing accomplishments off my list!  Keep scrolling to see what I’m hoping to accomplish over the next 12 months.   Blog/Business Goals Blog Consistently: Once upon a time I was the master of blogging consistently. Then  ...

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Books, Entertainment

Freeks by Amanda Hocking
A Book Review + Giveaway

I received an ARC of Freeks.  I would like thank St Martin’s Griffin (St. Martin’s Press) and Amanda Hocking sponsoring this review and giveaway.     Author: Amanda Hocking Genre: YA, Urban Fantasy Pub Date: January 3, 2017 Publisher: St Martin’s Griffin Amazon|Barnes & Noble|Macmillan|Books-A-Million Mara has become used to the extraordinary.  Roaming from place to place with Gideon Davorin’s Traveling Carnival, she longs for an ordinary life  ...

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Home Life, Letters To My Children, motherhood

And Then She Was Eight
A Birthday Letter To My Daughter

Before having children, I had no idea that I was so sentimental/emotional about birthdays.  The following is a letter that I wrote for Moo on her eighth birthday. Dear Moo, This special day comes around every year.  You’d think that I’d be prepared by now, but I’m not.  At least not emotionally.  I know that for you birthdays are about spending time with your favorite people, getting out of school early, presents and special lunches with sweet treats.  Also, I know that  ...

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beauty, Lifestyle, Style

Elegant and Inviting Holiday Celebration Essentials
My November POPSUGAR #MustHaveBox Reveal

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by POPSUGAR Beauty and contains affiliate links.  All opinions expressed are my own.  Thank you for supporting the brands that support YUMMommy. I always get a rush of excitement whenever I get a POPSUGAR Must Have Box in the mail.  Why?  Because I know I’m getting quality (and sometimes exclusive) products that I will actually use and enjoy.  November’s box is no exception.  The theme for this month’s box is  ...

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beauty, Lifestyle, Style

My 31st Birthday Wishlist
13 Gifts I Want For My 31st Birthday

Sagittarius season is finally upon us!  I’m over-the-moon with excitement that my 31st birthday is less than a month away.  I know it’s not quite a big deal at turning the BIG 3-0 is for some, but for me seeing another year of life is always a cause for celebration.  So to kickoff off birthday celebration and to give you guys some gift ideas for a loved one who has an upcoming birthday, I’m sharing 13 gifts from my birthday wishlist. Disclosure: Some of the  ...

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