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Running Sucks! But I'm Running and Here's How!

Follow my journey from skepticism to marathon aspirations. Discover the transformative power of running as I challenge preconceptions and immerse myself in training alongside seasoned athletes in New York City. Teaming up with Vox media and Milk, I explore the world of running, reshaping my perspective and embracing the sport's endurance and determination.
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What I've Learned About Home

From moving 16 times to finally settling into our own space, discover the resilience and roots that define our story. Follow along as we transform our house into a home, sharing tips on decor, landscaping, and more. Stay tuned for updates on our journey of building memories and deepening roots!
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Creating meaningful easter traditions with your family

Elevate your Easter celebration with meaningful family traditions. From egg hunts to devotions, create lasting memories and deepen bonds this season.
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How I'm Making the Most of Winter!

How I'm Making the Most of Winter!

Oftentimes, after the holidays I’m left with a mix of feelings. Part of me wishes they could cont...
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New Year Goals: Nurturing Self, Embracing Wellness, and Finding Joy

New Year Goals: Nurturing Self, Embracing Wellness, and Finding Joy

Here’s the deal: I’ve never been one who thinks the New Year is the only time to set goals, work ...
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Updates from My Parents - On Mission in Sierra Leone

Updates from My Parents - On Mission in Sierra Leone

  My parents embarked on a year-long mission in Sierra Leone, leaving behi...
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THE BEST Holiday Reading List for Kids & Families

THE BEST Holiday Reading List for Kids & Families

The holiday season brims with the joy of tradition at my house, and one cherished tradition is re...
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Authentic Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe - Two Ways!

Authentic Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe - Two Ways!

When Ammon and I were dating, I worked for the Granite School District in SLC with young adults w...
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Intentional Gift Giving - Ideas for Kids this Holiday Season!

Intentional Gift Giving - Ideas for Kids this Holiday Season!

As the holiday season rolls around, I've been rethinking the way I approach gift-giving, especial...
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Top 15 Healthy Homemade Snacks and more!

Top 15 Healthy Homemade Snacks and more!

Recently, I’ve been trying to make more homemade snacks for my kids. I like the idea of preparing...
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For the Bedroom - Tips and Resources

For the Bedroom - Tips and Resources

A few weeks ago I started a conversation on instagram about sex. Yes, you read that right. I hone...
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Top Suggested Resturants in SLC

Top Suggested Resturants in SLC

Recently, all of YOU sent in your top suggestions of places to eat and adventure with toddlers in...
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French Elegance - My Antique Door Adventure

French Elegance - My Antique Door Adventure

From beginning to end, some of you have been on the journey with me of getting the French doors....
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Exploring Salt Lake City: But in a Toddler-Friendly Way

Exploring Salt Lake City: But in a Toddler-Friendly Way

I recently turned to the ever-wise and experienced crew on my Instagram – you guys, my rockstar f...
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Best of September Amazon Finds

Best of September Amazon Finds

September, what a month! From puzzles to blankets, here are some of my favorite Amazon discoveries this month. These are the items that have brought extra cozy and fun vibes entering into the fall season. 
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Sip into Autumn: Cozy Warm Drinks for Fall

Sip into Autumn: Cozy Warm Drinks for Fall

As the days get shorter and the air grows crisp, there's no better way to embrace the magic of fa...
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The Power of Self-Care: Nurturing Yourself During Life's Busiest Seasons

The Power of Self-Care: Nurturing Yourself During Life's Busiest Seasons

Is anyone else feeling the whirlwind of fall?! As much as I love fall, a new form of overwhelm ca...
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Top Thrift and Antique Shops in Salt Lake City, Utah

Top Thrift and Antique Shops in Salt Lake City, Utah

We are in a consumer industry where everyone wants what’s new and trending. We toss out clothing...
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Simple & Affordable DIY Hand-Painted Terracotta Plant Pots

Simple & Affordable DIY Hand-Painted Terracotta Plant Pots

There's something undeniably magical about transforming a blank canvas into a masterpiece that reflects your personal touch. I’m always looking for simple and practical crafts I can do with the kids.  This simple DIY craft is affordable, fun and lets everyone express their creativity. 
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Meals to Have On Hand for Back to School -  Thai Noodle Soup

Meals to Have On Hand for Back to School - Thai Noodle Soup

As we gear up for another school year, I'm here to share a delightful Thai noodle soup makeover that'll have your taste buds doing a happy dance while you conquer that back-to-school chaos. Picture this: a no-fuss recipe that wraps tradition in a snuggly blanket of innovation – perfect for those nights when time is short and hunger is real. Join me as we whip up a soup that'll make you the superhero of weeknight dinners!
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A Recipe to Try! Coconut Shrimp with Mango Lime Sauce.

A Recipe to Try! Coconut Shrimp with Mango Lime Sauce.

Picture this: a sunny day, gentle breeze, and laughter filling the air as your loved ones gather around for a delightful feast. As summer comes to an end, these are the perfect days to gather in your backyard, have a fire, and cook something delicious. This crowd-pleaser recipe lets a bit of summer linger with these flavors.
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Help Clear These Teachers' Amazon Wishlists!

Help Clear These Teachers' Amazon Wishlists!

Teachers are the architects of knowledge, shaping the foundation of society. Let's come together...
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Taggart’s Girl's Trip To Holland, Belgium, and France - Itinerary & Must Haves!

Taggart’s Girl's Trip To Holland, Belgium, and France - Itinerary & Must Haves!

Traveling with the girls to Europe was top-tier fun! I recommend this trip if you have a crew of ...
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My Recent Top 5 Reading List Revealed

My Recent Top 5 Reading List Revealed

While vacations, outdoor activities, and relaxation often dominate our summer plans, it's essential to recognize the power of a good book. Whether you're lounging on a beach, escaping the heat in the shade, or simply enjoying the longer days, summer presents the perfect opportunity to indulge in the pleasures of reading. 
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What I’m Drinking This Summer - Top 3 Mocktails

What I’m Drinking This Summer - Top 3 Mocktails

What I’m Drinking This Summer - Top 3 Mocktail Recipes
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8 Free Summer Activities for Families

8 Free Summer Activities for Families

This summer, the key is ensuring the kids are entertained while still managing to keep yourself s...
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Easter Traditions and Gift Ideas

Easter Traditions and Gift Ideas

Easter is almost here! Are you ready? I'm definitely not. We don’t have a ton of Easter tradition...
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Creative Consequences for Kids

Creative Consequences for Kids

Lately I've been struggling to come up with the consequences needed to teach and discipline my k...
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Creating a Unified Family Culture

Creating a Unified Family Culture

Creating a culture of unity is Ammon’s and my top priority in our family. We’ve adopted a lot of ...
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Plan Your Trip to Lava Hot Springs, ID

Plan Your Trip to Lava Hot Springs, ID

Lava Hot Springs is a great place for a quick trip because it’s far enough away from Salt Lake Ci...
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Adult Family Staycation in Provo, UT – Taggart Family Trip 2023

Adult Family Staycation in Provo, UT – Taggart Family Trip 2023

So many of you asked for the details of our adults-only trip with my side of the family earlier t...
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Creating Deeper Connections with Your Kids

Creating Deeper Connections with Your Kids

Connecting with, and showing love to my kids is the most important part of parenting for me. More...
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Family-Friendly Meal Prep Recipes

Family-Friendly Meal Prep Recipes

Meal planning is kind of like working out: it’s not very fun before or during, but after, you fe...
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All the Movies I'm Showing My Gen Z Sister

All the Movies I'm Showing My Gen Z Sister

Raise your hand if you have a Gen Z sister who’s desperate for some movie education. (*Abi raises...
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The Cinnamon Rolls Hack You Need to Try

The Cinnamon Rolls Hack You Need to Try

My friend Jasmine Snooks from @jasmineraehairco taught me about these amazing and easy cinnamon r...
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Valentine's Day Ideas for the Whole Family

Valentine's Day Ideas for the Whole Family

I love celebrating all the holidays and keeping traditions with my family. Sometimes I go all out...
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