Crystal

Crystal
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Feeling so lonely even though I'm far from alone

Feeling so lonely even though I’m far from alone

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They say people go through seasons in life. To me, there are three distinct seasons: the really good, the really bad and the somewhere in between. Last year teetered in between 'the really bad'...

I LOVE holidays…except Valentine’s Day

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I love holidays. I love everything about them. I love how each holiday has a certain smell. I love the traditions people and families have for each holiday. I love the decorations. I love...

Preparing My Toddler For Preschool

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Milestones. No matter if you are a SAHM, WAHM, WOHM or any other mom acronym, I think we all deal with self-doubt when it comes to knowing if our little one is meeting certain milestones,...

I’m not a hot mess mom, I’m just a hot mess!

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Long before the term "hot mess" became popular, I was known as being just a mess. I like to classify myself as organized chaos. But for the sake of being honest, let's call it...

The tote full of hidden memories

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We have a lot of Rubbermaid totes in the house. Okay fine, by we I mean me. "We" have totes in the garage, in the attic, in the guest bedroom and in our daughter's...
We cut the cable cord and we couldn't be happier!

We cut the cable cord and we couldn’t be happier!

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Do you ever have the same conversation with your spouse over and over again? I'm not talking about a serious conversation. I'm talking about the one that never really gets resolved or has an...

I really hate cleaning, but I LOVE to mop {specifically my Cuban mop}!

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I really hate cleaning. I know everyone says that, but I don’t think you understand. Cleaning and organizing are just not my thing. I grew up in a family where we all had weekly...

The woman that I want to be

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Not too long ago I found myself scrolling through Instagram and wishing for the life that I see on my feed all the time. One filled with laughter everyday, great food, vacations, little fashionistas,...

Family Friendly Foodies- The quest for the best

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Contributors Eryn and Crystal have teamed up to bring you some of Orlando's best family-friendly restaurants. Crystal has 2 beautiful girls (one is a 4 month old baby!) and Eryn has 4 kiddos (including a...

The words we will NEVER use

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My husband and I have two daughters. One is 14 and the other is 9 weeks old. The thing is, I only gave birth to one of them. Yes, you read that right. I only...

My non birth plan did NOT go as planned!

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I'm a planner. Not like the write-things-down kind of planner, but I have to plan everything out. When I got pregnant I thought "You know what? For once I'm going to attempt to go with the...

Hold the nuts please!

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Roy and I met while he was in town visiting his cousin for his birthday. There was something about him I couldn't shake. He went back to New Jersey and I went about life...

My Very Own Pregnancy Tribe!

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Growing up my mom always had a really close group of friends. In all reality, they weren't just her friends, or even best friends; they were our family. They were the women and men...

A hard lesson in living in the now

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I'm known for being dramatic from time to time... {rolls eyes...} Whatever. Sometimes the dramatics are necessary. Other times it's dramatics mixed with true emotion. Add into all of that pregnancy and you have the...

It’s as simple as a “thank you for what you do”

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Growing up I always knew I wanted to work in the criminal justice field in some capacity. The older I got the more I thought I wanted to be an officer. Then, you know,...