Author Archive | Rachel DeAngelis

Summer Reading Goals

Summer Reading Goals

Summer is here! We’ve made it, friends! And while many of us look forward to this sweet time of family togetherness when school gets out, there are just as many of us searching for ways to keep our kids academically engaged this summer. I have an M.Ed in Reading Education, and I have worked as […]

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I’m Ready for Fixer Upper to be Over

I can’t remember when exactly I started watching Fixer Upper, but I was pretty immediately hooked on it. I loved Joanna’s design style and I loved watching the sweet couple’s witty banter with each other. Most of all, I think I loved the concept of investing in a truly ugly, sometimes condemned-looking house and renovating […]

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Holiday Gifting FAILS

If you’ve come here in the hopes of finding some helpful holiday gifting suggestions, you’ve come to the wrong post.  When it comes to Christmas gifts, I feel like I have no new ideas. Every. Single. Year. Once Halloween is over and the department stores start stringing up lights and garland, I feel that childlike […]

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And They Lived Happily Ever After (Sort of)

When my husband and I got married about ten years ago, our friends officially dubbed it “the summer of weddings.” We had just graduated college, and it seemed like everyone we knew was pairing off and had chosen that particular summer to tie the knot. We attended a wedding one weekend before ours was to take […]

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Five Meals You Can Make in Five Minutes

5 Meals You Can Make in 5 Minutes

School is in full swing now, and for me, that not only means a full day for my kids, but a full day for me as well (because I’m a teacher). It seems like as soon as we get home from school (which on most days is 5:30pm or later), the kids are hungry right […]

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