Help Your Littles!

Studying Elementary Education (ElEd) is SO fun, and a lot of people think it’s a wimpy major because all we do is make puppets and sing our ABCs. We do make puppets, and we figure out how to make a list of letters fun, but such activities only constitute about 15% of our education (I…

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Update on the Slades

I haven’t been very present on here lately, so here is a quick update on the Slades: I am officially a Slade! I finally changed my name on EVERYTHING, so my name is officially Amanda Slade! Woohoo!!(My driver’s license picture is hilarious) Mason and I moved to California for the summer! It’s been a blast…

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Monday Motivation: You Matter!

Here is a little procrastinated Monday motivation! I love the SoulPancake channel on YouTube, it’s just a good place to visit when you need a good pep talk, and Mondays are notorious for being super fun and making everyone feel good so… As kid president will soon tell you, “You’re here, you take up space. You matter!…

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Arches National Park

A week ago at about 5am, we embarked on one heck of a great weekend! Have you ever been to Arches National Park? If not, you should definitely fix that because the park is STUNNING!! We had a car full of sleep deprived college kids who’d had maybe 12 hours of sleep in the last…

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It’s a Girl Game

This weekend I got to help celebrate one of my best friends, Madeline! She’s getting married in May, so I threw her a bachelorette party before we start finals. It was such a blast!! I planned a spa night for 15 girls, and it could not be more excited about the way it went! Madeline’s…

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Beachin’

Over President’s Day weekend, we decided to take a quick trip to my parent’s place. My mom keeps promising warmer weather, but Mother Nature does not seem to enjoy delivering on those promises when we’re there! ;P I feel like every time it starts getting warmer, someone comments on how warm it is, then the…

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Tin Tic

A few weeks ago, Utah started getting warmer (Wahoo!! if only it had stuck around… brrrrr), so Mason decided that we were going on an adventure. It was a blast! He wasn’t going to tell me where we were going because he wanted it to be a surprise, but I totally guessed. 😉 The drive on…

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For FREEEEEEE: Birthday Edition

Happy birthday to me, happy birthday to me… It’s birthday month!!! We have a lot of birthdays in my family during March (including mine, woohoo!) and I know there are a lot of places that will give you really good deals on your birthday and during your birth month! So, here is a list of…

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Safe Songs for the Kiddos

Are you tired of listening to the same playlist with your kids over and over and over and over again? I think it’s time to… LET IT GO! 😉 (If the song is not stuck in your head yet, you have a stronger will than I). Sometimes we get stuck in a rut of listening…

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Rain, Rain

Mason and I went home (to my parents’ place) for the weekend. We had a great time! We both needed a weekend to just relax, so that is exactly what we did. We had originally planned on paddleboarding and beaching ourselves in Laguna, but the weather had different plans… If you are ever bored, it…

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