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5 Preschool essentials for your family road trip!

      I always associate the word Summer with ROAD TRIPS. As a child I never really went out of town on road trips. I remember going to my great-grandma’s near Tyler and then to San Antonio in 6th grade but that’s it. My dad worked hard  and that didn’t leave much time to travel.   I want to take my kids everywhere I didn’t get to go as a child! Our kids have been to Florida and that’s…

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Our San Antonio summer vacation!

A huge thank you to La Cantera Resort for sponsoring this post as well as other amazing venues and companies listed below!     Summer is a time for fun adventures and traveling to new places! As you might know having a newborn and traveling isn’t the easiest thing to do. Leighton is almost 3 months and she took her first road trip to San Antonio this Summer! When we were making Summer plans I knew I didn’t want to…

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How to feel good in the Summer heat!

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Single Edition Media.     It’s no surprise that it gets really hot in the Summer time here in Texas! When I think of Texas I think of a few things and one of them is the heat. Living in Houston all of my life I had to find ways to stay cool in the Summer time. There are many tricks to staying cool like for one being in a pool all day.…

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Pool bag essentials for baby

  This post contains affiliate links, when you click on certain items you are supporting The Ashmores Blog!   Summer days can be long and hot. Don’t get me wrong I love pool days with the kids BUT I do not like packing for the pool. I always seem to forget something. I literally always leave the house and can think of one thing I forgot on the way to our destination. Leighton takes a bottle and I must make…

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Mess free glitter slime!

Summer is in full force and it’s hot outside. The last thing you want to do is go outside! I don’t know about your kids but mine get bored  fast. My son is really into crafts and experiments, like more 7 year old boys!   I am sure you’ve heard all about slime and I thought it was honestly something everyone was buying at the store. I am sharing the easiest recipe and there are 4 ingredients! Well 3 if…

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Summer Lemonade with a Twist

  Summer is here and that means fun in the sun, pool days, late nights, and being with the ones you love! In our house there is no shortage of snacks and drinks. My two children who are able to eat love lemonade! They always order it when we are out at a restaurant! Today I am sharing a fun and festive drink you can share with your friends and family for the 4th of July! You’ll WOW your guests…

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Summer staples after BABY!

This post contains affiliate links. Having a baby right before Summer has it’s pros and cons. Pro/ I am not carrying a child in the heat of the Texas summer. Con/ I may not have that “perfect” beach body. I know I want to be comfortable in whatever I wear this Summer. I won’t be wearing daisy dukes or a string bikini that’s for sure. I still will be looking stylish in something more conservative and simple. I’ve rounded up…

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#theashmorestravels to Sandestin!

A HUGE thank you to the Sandestin Resort for sponsoring this post and our trip! Also a big thank you to the small shops that provided products for our trip! They are listed throughout this post. We weren’t able to take a family trip this summer so going in September was the next best option and we had the best time at the Sandestin Resort !! We stayed at the actual resort and we have the best view of the beach…

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It’s time to head back to school!

I am so excited to head back to school tomorrow! This is my 7th year teaching and I absolutely love this calling!!!! I am extremely blessed to teach at such a fabulous school!     We partner with parents to train students by way of Scripture and the classical liberal arts! Our students are trained to be discerning, articulate followers of Jesus Christ; AND our students are trained to be leaders who are equipped to honor and defend truth, goodness and beauty.…

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What’s your WHY?!

There is always that question of why you do something. Why do you work? Why do you go to church? Why do you stay up late? Why do you love Jesus? Why do you blog? Why do you love being a mother? There are a million WHYS. What is your answer to them all? See we all were put on this Earth for a purpose. We all have purpose. We all do what we love. Being a disciple, wife, mom,…

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