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    Sawyer Street- Sawyer’s 1st Birthday Party!

    I feel like I’m so late in getting this up but life has just been crazy lately! Planning this party was so fun and I got to work with some awesome businesses and shops as well! I gave myself about 2 months to plan the party and that ended up being plenty. I did a lot of it myself and couldn’t be more please with how it turned out!

    We had the party on a Wednesday afternoon which was kind of a bummer. We originally had it planned for that Saturday but Krutis’ request off at work got denied! And his schedule for the month was already set in stone at that point so we just had to go with a day he did have off that also didn’t interfere with our family vacation and Wednesday was the only day that worked. So, unfortunately, a lot of people couldn’t make it, but we ended saving lots of money on food! Ha. We also held the party almost 2 weeks before his actual birthday because we were going to be on vacation for his actual birthday!

    First up, the theme!

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    Spice up your Meal Prep!

    Hey everyone! I know it’s been a while. We had the best time on vacation! And while I love my work here, it’s good to take a break. If blogging is going to be my job, then I need a vacation from it too!

    But I have so much to share now that I’m back and I can’t wait to get started. I”m starting off by sharing some of my meal prep tricks!

    If you follow me on snapchat (@katielovelyy) you probably see me meal prepping every Monday. It’s a whole ordeal but it makes the rest of the week so much easier! I still follow a mostly paleo diet (80/20) and  meal prep makes it easier to stick to. Kurtis, however, doesn’t follow paleo as strictly but does like to eat well. So I meal prep for both of us. Here’s what I usually meal prep:

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    5 Ways to Ensure your Car is Safe Enough for your Children

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    5 Ways to Ensure that Your Car is Safe Enough for your Children

    Hey Hey Happy Thursday! I hope you’re all having a great Summer thus far! Today, I want to share with you something very near and dear to my heart, car safety!

    Car safety is something I’ve been paying a lot more attention to ever since I became a parent. It is so important to make sure our children are safe. Cars and driving can be a pretty risky business no matter how careful you are! There are accidents and tragedies every day. I want to make sure I do everything in my power to make sure my car is as safe as can be for Sawyer! Here are my top 5 tips for car safety with little ones

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    Creamy Honey Lemon Pork Chops and DIY Sink Cleaner!

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    Paleo Lemon Honey Pork Chops

    Happy Monday! June is just flying by! Today, I’m sharing an awesome recipe and tutorial I’m really excited about!

    You all know how I enjoy eating clean and living a chemical free lifestyle. Today I’m sharing two things that fit into both those categories. I’m going to show you how to make a delicious paleo meal, and then how to execute your clean up with an amazing DIY chemical-free sink cleaner! Let’s get started.

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    Chicken Parm Roll-Ups- Pinterest Win

    We see a lot of hilarious pinterest fails on the internet. A lot of the things on pinterest are crazy cool and creative and fun, but also hard to achieve for the average Joe. So, I wanted to start sharing my Pinterest wins! I use a lot of recipes and ideas from Pinterest, and while some of them are fails, I often have success! So today, I’m sharing a fun crescent roll recipes, that I tried and loved!

    This recipe is so easy and so yummy! I saw this recipe on Pinterest and knew I had to try it! Honestly, I saw the pin on Pinterest and didn’t even open it up, I figured I could figure it out based on the picture, it seemed simple enough, and it was! (original pin found here) To make this, you only need 4 ingredients.

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    Mint Chocolate Strawberry Mini Pies- A Clean Treat!

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    Mint Chocolate Strawberry Mini Pies

    You guys know I love a good clean treat. Today, I’m sharing the ultimate clean treat with you! These mini pies are so delicious! They have minimal sugar, and are low in calories. You’ll want to eat them all day long. This is a delicious, refreshing dessert you don’t have to feel guilty about!

    I love summer. The days are longer, the air is warmer, and there’s so much more to do! I love to get together with friends or family for outdoor dinners and barbecues. There’s nothing like good food to bring people together. In the summer, I don’t want to spend tons of time in the kitchen. I want things that are quick, easy, and delicious so I can maximize my time with friends and family. I also want treats that aren’t going to undo all my hard work on my summer body!

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    DIY Mother’s Day Photoshoot

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    Holidays don’t always have to cost you an arm and a leg! While I love to shop and buy gifts, sometimes Moms just want something sentimental. I know I do! And while I might be screwing myself by posting this (I hope my Mother and Mother-in-Law don’t read this post before Sunday), today I wanted to share my DIY gifts for my Mother and Mother-in-Law this year!

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