Author: Jen Busfield

The (Dreaded) Worksheet Workbook, A Summer Learning Tool

This post contains at least one affiliate link. What is that? Affiliate links send you to a product that I may be recommending, and if you make a purchase using that link, I make a small percentage of the sale. Affiliate links are another way I help to pull in moola to keep life rollin’ forward and stories unfolding on this blog. Go ahead and ask him. He’ll tell you what he really thinks. In this case, he has no issues with verbal communication. Believe me. I am ruining his summer. His summer will be the WORST SUMMER EVER....

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Support Got To Be NC Businesses | Homegrown Fare

I am delighted to be working with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to highlight an awesome NC business that will be at the Homegrown Fare, which is an activity at the Got to Be NC Festival, May 19-21. I received product and swag from Sunshine Beverages during our interview at their offices in downtown Winston-Salem, and I’ve integrated their product into my crazy life to offer a real, honest opinion. And, of course, recommendations on great recipes… I’ve heard about the Got To Be NC Festival in the past. Wanted to go, but didn’t make...

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Mother’s Day Lunch at Seasons 52 in Raleigh, NC

I was invited to taste test the Spring menu at Seasons 52, and the restaurant was kind enough to include my mother in this culinary adventure. They did everything in their power to make our experience exceptional, and while I’ll appreciate their attention to detail, please note – as always – opinions expressed below are completely my own. Now, you know as well as I, if you’re reading this before Sunday, May 14th, that Mother’s Day hasn’t come yet. But it has for me… When I was invited to experience the new menu at Seasons 52 at Crabtree Valley...

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You May Find Your Heart in the Sand

As the feelings swell within me and as the tears glisten my eyes, I realize – maybe THIS is the word I’ve been waiting for — Sometimes, what you find in the sand is your heart. I was trying to be clever – and quick. The words tumbled out as the caption I needed for a picture I was posting to Instagram…and when they were out, they squeezed my heart, and their message announced, “Here I am!” in a delighted, assuring whisper. She told me she would pray for me…for God to reveal something big while I was at...

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Drink the Sunshine with these 4 Cocktail Recipes

Now that you know about Sunshine Beverages, it’s time to drink the Sunshine! This is the fun part, right?! As you may have read in my previous post, I am working with the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to highlight an awesome NC business that will be at the Homegrown Fare, which is an activity at the Got to Be NC Festival, May 19-21. I received product and swag from Sunshine Beverages during our interview at their offices in downtown Winston-Salem, and I’ve integrated their product into my crazy life to offer a real, honest opinion....

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