13 In Holiday/ Kids/ Life/ Uncategorized

The Perfect Baby Gift- Incredibundles Review + Giveaway

This post by is sponsored by Incredibundles but as always, all thoughts and reviews are of my own honest opinions. Thank you for supporting brands that support my blog! The Perfect Baby Gift-Incredibundles Review + Giveaway  Alright this is it everyone, I have found the holy grail of baby gifts! If you are like me then you are finding that your social media news feed is flooded with pregnancy and birth announcements. It is my absolute favorite thing to see pop…

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19 In DIY/ Holiday/ Kids/ Recipes

Spooky Graveyard Cupcakes

 These quick and easy Halloween themed graveyard cupcakes are sure to WOW your guests and you won’t believe how simple and fun they are to make! Halloween to me is the start of the holiday season. Halloween is when all the fun beings and we start doing seasonal things as a family. There are movies to watch, school functions to attend, parties to have, fun places to visit to get you in the spirit, and of course themed treats to…

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27 In Kids/ Life

Being An Age Gap Mom

The Reality I have been blessed with two beautiful children with two completely different personalities and one big age gap between them…or at least considered big by today’s norm. It was never my intention to have an age gap but it was just the cards we were dealt. I grew up with my siblings being 2 and 3 years apart from me and although there were many times we fought we have this incredible bond. My parents gave us the…

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12 In Life/ Uncategorized

What I Choose to Tell My Child About The Recent Tragedy And Why

I’m going to be honest and say that I hate that I am writing this because that means something awful has happened, yet again. We are grieving as a Nation and trying to make sense of such a senseless act. My heart just hurts and I can’t get the thoughts of what occurred in Las Vegas out of my head. I am sad that so many of us no longer feel safe. So many of us are saying ” I can’t…

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5 In Life

Life Lately… Where I’ve Been and Exciting News to Share

Hey loves, I’m back! It’s me Michelle from Running on Love and Caffeine, remember me?!  Well I didn’t forget about you or this little blog of mine it’s just that life happened and I’m over here just trying to keep up. So the big news is that WE MOVED!! We sold our townhouse in the busy suburbs of the metro DC area and moved to a single family home in the country! What?!? Crazy I know! My husband recently said…

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25 In Kids/ Life

The Reality of Momsomnia

  “When I’m worried and cannot sleep, I count my blessings instead of sheep”- Bing Crosby   Sleep, it’s the one thing us parents all say we need and lack at the same time. I was in a chat group with Moms the other day and the question was asked; “what would you do if you had an afternoon/night to yourself with no kids?” and about 95% of the answers were “nap or sleep”. Whether you are a working Mom,…

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21 In Kids/ Life

How to Survive Back to School Season

Goodbye Summer, Hello School! The time has come and the kids are going back to school! I feel like I just wrote my post about 20 Things to Do To Make the Most of Your Summer Vacation  and now here we are getting ready to send our little angels off to school. As much as I love having Xander home and the fact that I got to enjoy a good part of the summer home with him, I am ready…

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24 In DIY/ Kids

Celebrating Our Last First Birthday

I can hardly believe that in less than two weeks our baby girl will be one and a half! Seriously time sloooow down!! As I think about how we are half way to her second birthday (ahh such a scary thought!) we are also six months from a very special day filled with very special emotions that I wanted to share with you all. We knew when we were pregnant with Elise that she would be our last baby. There…

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9 In Women Empowering Women

Women Empowering Women: Got Your Six

Every month I will be featuring a post called “Women Empowering Women”. Whether it is a charity or a woman owned business or an inspiring story, I will be sharing with you all some bad ass ladies who are making a difference in this world.  “Got Your Six” In the spirit of the Fourth of July holiday and our love for this beautiful country, I am honored to share with you the “Got Your Six” campaign created by two Army…

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17 In Kids

20 Things to Do To Make the Most Out Of Your Summer Vacation!

  Goodbye School, Hello Summer! If you’re anything like me you are wondering to yourself, “where did the time go?!” I swear I was just sending Xander off to first grade and here he is a rising second grader! You either love summer vacation or you don’t and I can totally understand both! On one end you are so excited and proud for your little one and all that they accomplished this past school year. You’re happy to have no…

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