• Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Butterscotch Pretzel Cookies

    Okay, I really don’t think I could have come up with a longer name for these cookies, but can you really leave any of it out without losing some of the goodness? These ingredients all mash up together to make…

  • 10 Simple Christmas Decor DIYs

    We are fully in it. I mean, In. It. According to our letterboard, we have “15 More Big Sleeps Until Christmas.” Each day it ticks away, the more I want time to just slow down so we can enjoy this…

  • Pops of Red for Christmas

    Today isn’t a post to overwhelm you with new Christmas decor that you just HAVE to buy. Today’s an inspiration post. Because that’s what I want you to find when you come to Growing Up Kemper. I want you to…

  • November 2020 Book Review

    Happy December 1st! Did anyone else wake up with a little extra pep in their step today?! The advent calendar is set, our elf has returned and has a slew of treats for the kids to open each day, and…

  • Easy Thanksgiving Idea: “I’m Thankful for…” Pumpkin

    If you’re anything like me, your Thanksgiving plans have completely fallen off the wagon. We typially head to my husband’s grandmother’s house for Thanksgiving and pack her sweet home full of family from all over several states. It’s always a…

  • How to Make Cheap Garland Look Expensive

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And it’s the most expensive time of the year. I started to decorate our house last weekend and apparently I grow new rooms and places to decorate because I’m always going out…

  • Mya’s Surgery and 11 Month Update

    Six days and counting since our baby girl went in for eye surgery and I’ve been excited to share all the great changes we’ve seen already in sweet Mya. Although we won’t have true results of the surgery for several…

  • Fall Family Picture Outfits

    It’s that magically stressful time of the year for a lot of us…fall family pictures. We love the result, right? But the prepwork is just that…so.much.work. We had our family photo session on Friday*takes a gulp of wine* and I…

  • Make-Ahead Breakfast Sandwiches

    Whew! Anyone else spend the day yesterday stress-cooking/stress-baking/stress eating everything in your house?! What a day and looks like we’ve got maybe a few more days just like it ahead. We may be glued to our TV screen for days…

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