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Sarah Vorhies is a self-proclaimed foodie who has been married to her husband Justin for ten years. Sarah and Justin have two beautiful children, Lillian and Judah. Sarah stayed close to home and got her degree in English Education from Southeastern Louisiana University. She can honestly say she is never bored thanks to one of the most fun jobs ever - teaching 11th grade American Literature. She enjoys traveling, reading, finding new recipes on Pinterest, and spending quality time with her family.

Four Kid-Approved Easy Halloween Crafts

Let me start by saying that I am not a crafty person. When I was working, my kids would bring home all sorts of nifty crafts from daycare and I would think to myself...

New Baby? You Need a Car Emergency Kit

Picture this: you've finally braved leaving the house by yourself with the new baby. You've been gone most of the day, and it's gone really well! As you are getting ready to head home,...

What is it About Having THREE?

I'm expecting our third child at the end of August. This has been a decidedly different experience than being pregnant the first or second time. My first two were winter babies and a summertime...

Mama, Can I Play with This Fancy Doll?

We have recently moved, and in the midst of unpacking, we are finding all sorts of treasures that have been tucked away in storage for quite some time. Most of these treasures, my children...

Thank You, Disney, for Princesses I Can Stand Behind

This weekend, we took our children to the movies to see the new live-action version of Aladdin. I had my doubts going in, but they were erased almost immediately. I LOVE Princess Jasmine. In fact,...

Lessons from Little Mrs. Sommers :: What a Character from the 1800s Taught Me...

Last week, my eighth grade English classes read “A Pair of Silk Stockings” by Kate Chopin. In the story, the main character Mrs. Sommers receives $15 unexpectedly (approximately $450 in today’s money). We see...

Let Them Be Helpers

“Mommy, can I help you?” I hear this sweet question from my daughter every single day. And as much as possible, I want my answer to be “Yes.”   There are definitely times that my daughter’s help could...

Hello Doc, It’s Us Again

"Hey! Weren't you here yesterday?" I heard this today from the front desk clerk while checking in at our pediatrician's office.  Yes, yes, I was. With the other kid, but still. It feels like we...

I’m a Meal Planning Disaster

Meal planning. The term itself seems to conjure up dread.   I’m the kind of person that loves lists, loves plans. I also know from experience that if I meal plan, I save a lot more...

That Time I Went to the Sugar Bowl at 38 Weeks Pregnant

January 2015 I was 36 weeks pregnant with my daughter, and we found out that Ohio State was going to be playing Alabama in the Sugar Bowl - only an hour drive away! (*It's important...

Santa Was Never Part of My Plans

I don’t remember believing in Santa Claus as a child. I remember at one point, when I was young, my mother telling me that Santa Claus was pretend, but that it was “fun to...

What They Learn by Watching Me

It was a night like basically every other night, the busyness of our routines – the evening rush of dinner, cleanup, bath time, bed – but in the midst of that everyday madness, I had to stop to think.  In the...

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