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Cricut EasyPress for the Best Custom Shirts

Last week I showed you guys my favorite die cut machine. This week I’m sharing a tool that can help level up your vinyl cut-outs. It’s time to express your thoughts and moods with custom t-shirts for every occasion! Here’s how the Cricut EasyPress can help, and how to use it.

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Natural Deodorant for Men

We’re currently driving the RV through Texas, and just for the record, it is HOT. Naturally, this is the time when Chelsea decides she wants to ditch most chemicals from our lives and make me switch to a natural deodorant for men.

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Family Business Money Matters (How to Responsibly Quit your Day Job)

Last year we bought an RV and Nate quit his day job, prompting a bunch of people to ask if we were ditching the traditional American dream altogether. Nope! We love the comfort of home AND we love to travel. But the big question is paying for it all. Today we’re sharing what we’ve learned, and how we manage our family business while keeping an eye on finances and retirement.

Word of the Year: Light

Another year, another word of the year. In our case, we always base our word of the year on a chosen verse that guides our lives for the next 365 days. This year we’re taking it back to basics. Going all the way back to Genesis with God’s first words: let there be light.

The Easiest Car Seat I’ve Ever Installed

This is gonna be straightforward and to the point. I’ve gotten a few messages on Instagram recently asking for advice on car seat installation. Lots of baffled, busy parents really just want the ONE car seat solution. The easiest car seat to install, one that can take them from infanthood up to elementary school and get switched from car-to-car in the interim. So here ya go.

How to Explain Family Christmas Traditions to Kids

The other day, it came to light that a certain elf who sits upon certain shelves had returned to our neighbor’s home. Meanwhile, our elf was presumably still hanging out at the North Pole. The kids were bewildered. Did the neighbor’s elf love them more? Was our elf a huge slacker? This prompted a discussion about how different people have different family Christmas traditions. Things operate a bit differently in every single person’s home.

And some family’s elves are overachievers.