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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

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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11 Myths About Cesarean Surgery (Or at Least My Story)

(48) Comments | Posted May 28, 2014 | 5:41 PM

I purposely did not have a birth plan during my pregnancy after seeing so many new moms distraught after their child's birth. The miracle of a new life seemed overshadowed by their disappointment because it wasn't what they had planned. But life doesn't always go according to plan.

I had...

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Happy and Crappy Days As a New Mom

(0) Comments | Posted May 13, 2014 | 11:15 AM

Sadly, I feel like society sometimes has a very biased and sugar-coated version of motherhood. An image from media that leaves us normal moms feeling like we're falling short. The celebrity moms photographed as they casually stroll the city streets with perfectly curled locks, flawless skin, trendy outfits; a latte...

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