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Chelsey Wilson
I am the writer of I started my website to originally showcase pictures of my cakes and cupcakes for potential clients to browse through. In a few short months, all other aspects of my domestic life seemed to find their way into my blog posts and soon I was discovering my love for writing all over again. I am a DIY-ing, crafting, thrifting, baking, sewing, cooking, deal-loving gal with too much energy and a love for creating. Six months ago, I changed careers form working with children with special needs to become a new stay-at-home mom and it's been an adventure every since. Now this blog is the perfect outlet for afternoon nap time.

Entries by Chelsey Wilson

Asian Turkey Meatballs With Sesame Lime Dressing

(0) Comments | Posted June 22, 2016 | 3:47 PM


When the weather gets hotter I find myself craving lighter dinner ideas. Unfortunately there are only so many ways to eat salads before realizing that it's the same dish... different leaves. And even though you may not want heavy comfort food, you also...
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When A Healthy Lifestyle Becomes Unhealthy Living

(0) Comments | Posted June 21, 2016 | 3:27 PM

Most people only ever associate fitness with positive connotations and results; however, this has become far from the truth for many individuals, especially women. In a society obsessed with outward images, the healthy approach to fitness has shifted to an unhealthy obsession and...
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Let Love In

(0) Comments | Posted June 9, 2016 | 5:49 PM

In a time when social media blurs the line between reality and fantasy it's hard to distinguish what is genuine anymore. Whether it's a relationship, career, friendship or lifestyle, we have forgotten how to accept life for what it truly is... imperfect and flawed. It's as simple as a few...
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30-Day Declutter Challenge

(0) Comments | Posted March 10, 2016 | 2:53 PM

Let's face it. We all could benefit from a little more organization on our homes. I often have friends and family comment on how my house always seems so organized and clean. As cliche as it sounds, it's because everything has a place. I'm not going to sugarcoat this. It...

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One Ingredient Banana Ice Cream

(0) Comments | Posted February 25, 2016 | 3:25 PM


Craving a sweet treat that won't ruin all your hard work at the gym? Looking for a healthy dessert option for your kids? Or just have some extra banana's lying around? This one ingredient ice cream has been a game changer...

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Let Them Play

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2016 | 11:47 AM


I have spent many years around young children and if there is one thing I have learned about boys.... they will be boys. Full of life, full of adventure, but more than anything, full of energy. As an almost full time stay at...
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Healthy Cookie Dough Bites

(0) Comments | Posted January 25, 2016 | 2:13 PM


Yup!! I know what you're thinking... healthy cookie dough, does that even exist? Oh yes, it does! For those that know me, I LOVE food and I eat healthy... and I usually I eat A LOT! But with my little one keeping me...

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10 Things I Never Thought I'd Say Before Becoming a Parent

(2) Comments | Posted January 24, 2016 | 8:22 PM


Before becoming a parent I thought I was prepared for all the surprises and challenges of raising a baby or toddler. I knew boys were busy and seemed to get into everything, but never would I have anticipated so many odd things...

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Postpartum and Straight Jackets

(0) Comments | Posted January 24, 2016 | 7:03 PM

I want to shed some light on the crazy ups and downs of post partum. A combination of hormonal changes and sleep deprivation can take it's toll on a new mom. I thought I'd share my personal story in hopes it might help...
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Slow Cooker Sweet & Tangy Chicken

(0) Comments | Posted December 7, 2015 | 3:55 PM


Long weeks and late nights are my nemesis when it comes to feeling inspired in the kitchen. The last thing I want to do after a long day is cook a labor intensive meal. Heck the idea of making mac and cheese can...

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Oven-Baked Falafels

(1) Comments | Posted November 19, 2015 | 9:47 AM


Last month as I was strolling through the local farmers' market I came across a booth with authentic Middle Eastern products. Tabbouleh, hummus, mutabbal, falafels, and kabebs were just a few of the delicious items adorning the shelves, but as soon as I...

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Almond Joy Energy Bites

(0) Comments | Posted November 17, 2015 | 10:11 AM

Lately I've had a big sweet tooth by the time the afternoon rolls around. Maybe it's the lack of sleep that leaves me needing an afternoon jolt of energy, or the fact that I'm chasing around my busy little boy, but either...

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5 Minutes of Meditation Can Change Your Entire Day

(5) Comments | Posted July 29, 2015 | 4:01 PM


Meditation has recently becoming a very significant part of my life and I could not have discovered a better spiritual, emotional, mental or physical outlet for my own well being. I tend to do, feel and think a million things at any given...
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Finding Motherhood Without Losing Yourself

(2) Comments | Posted July 28, 2015 | 3:28 PM


Recently I've had to ask myself some difficult questions. I love my son with my entire being, but "Do I love the lifestyle of motherhood?" I always assumed these two concepts were connected. If you loved your child than you had to love...

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There's Nothing Social About Social Media

(5) Comments | Posted March 19, 2015 | 5:18 PM

I have come to have a love/hate relationship with social media. Take this post for what it is: a rant, a vent, or maybe for some it's just validation for their own thoughts. Isn't that why social media is so prevalent?! For validation or reassurance that your life measures up...

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Mexican Bean Salad

(0) Comments | Posted February 9, 2015 | 4:01 PM


With the weather starting to feel more like spring than winter, I am already excited for lighter dinner ideas as opposed to heavy comfort food. This bean salad is fresh, flavorful and full of great ingredients! Beans are nutritional powerhouses packed...

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Cranberry Coconut Energy Bites

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2015 | 3:10 PM


As a mom chasing after a very busy toddler, I find it a challenge to eat well-balanced meals and snacks all the time. When I'm running out the door or heading for an afternoon walk I want a quick snack that's balanced with...

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Black Bean Brownies

(3) Comments | Posted January 8, 2015 | 2:55 PM


Okay, we are a week into the New Year so I have to ask... craving sweets yet? If you decided to detox your cupboards of junk food, but are now considering mixing cocoa powder into your peanut butter jar just to get a...

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The Flips and Flops of Summer Pregnancy

(0) Comments | Posted December 4, 2014 | 2:05 PM

If you are thinking about getting pregnant this time of year... keep in mind what a summer pregnancy looks like!

As a teacher's aid, having the summer off last year before my due date was great... for the first few weeks. I got soooo much accomplished, but once all the...

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#This Is Real Life

(0) Comments | Posted December 4, 2014 | 1:29 PM

With the sunshine far above the clouds and the cold weather making it so much more tempting to curl up inside, I'm left feeling a little blah lately. Not necessarily down and not necessarily up. The normal ebbs and flows of life and motherhood I guess but nonetheless, I just...

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