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Louisiana Fun VLOG: Gone Wild Safari

We had some family fun this past weekend and went to the Gone Wild Safari!
Ever since we moved to Central Louisiana we heard about this great family
outing and how we HAD to go check it out.
It was a blast and we filmed the fun! Readers have been asking
for more VLOG style posts so here you go!
And I’m happy about having these memories to watch again. 
Asher was loving it but by the end he was so tired and ready for his nap.
And slightly confused about the whole thing. haha.
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 This llama was a pro. He’s done this before. ;)
Thankful for the sunshine and family time.
Adventuring with the whole crew is always a bit crazy but so worth it!

Ham & Cheese Sliders with Special Sauce

We love sandwiches in our house! Especially Ham and Cheese.
But we like to kick them up a notch with this recipe!

Our sweet honey mustard sauce drizzled on top makes them extra special, and delicious!
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For this recipe, Borden®  Cheese American Singles were added for its pure, creamy goodness. The cheese really helps transform this sandwich into something special. We LOVE cheese in our house and any good sandwich has to have a good amount of it! Fortunately, June is Dairy Month, and the perfect time to stock up on all our favorite Borden® Cheese products and varieties of singles, shreds and chunks.

You will love this recipe if you need to feed a crew. I like that I can throw it all in one pan and into the oven!
The warm, melty sandwiches are perfect comfort food when you don’t have a lot of time.IMG_9877

I think the best part about this recipe is that you really can take the general idea
and change up the sauce on top to how you like it! You can put more or less mustard depending on if your kids like it.
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Thin Sliced Ham
Borden® Cheese American Singles (or any variety you like)
Couple squirts of favorite Honey Mustard
1 TB Brown Sugar
1 Tsp Apple Cider Vinegar 

Butter a casserole pan
Assemble sandwiches
Mix up sauce ingredients and drizzle over rolls
Bake in oven till toasty and melty!

I hope you give this recipe a try, I know you’ll love it!
Thank you to the National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA) for sponsoring todays’ post!
I’m on the Cool Food Panel and love sharing meal ideas like this one with you guys!
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Be sure to check out for even more ideas!

Week 16 – Baby #5 Bump Update

Yesterday we found out that baby #5 is a boy!
We are so excited to have a tribe of three boys so close in age!!
Last night we took some backyard photos. I ran over to party city and grabbed 5 balloons
while the kids watched Up with dad.
They all took naps (it was a family nap day!) so everyone wasn’t ready for bed anyways!
7:30 is the best lighting in our backyard… I grabbed some clothes that sort of matched
and the kids threw them on excited to get their balloons!
Of course within two photos… Asher escaped his balloon on his wrist.
We changed the photoshoot plan to one balloon for baby. haha. Classic life with a crew of kids. You roll with it!
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The ultrasound photos always make it feel even more real!
I was excited to hear that our new doctor’s office did gender scans earlier than I remember! (16 weeks!)
It was elective so $60 but so worth it! And they’ve never been wrong!
I went in worried that it would be too early… or that baby might not cooperate.
He wiggled around but they were able to get some great photos and confirmed baby boy!
In four weeks I’ll have the anatomy scan done where they check everything a little bit closer
since they are able to see so much during that window. Soon baby gets too big and it’s hard to see everything.
There was no denying baby boy in the ultrasound shots!
Ben guessed by and he’s never been wrong. He’s pretty proud of his baby whisperer self haha.
(sources: Bunny. Camera. Blanket.)
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Baby # 5 you are 16 weeks and the size of an avocado.
Seems fitting since I can eat guacamole again… 😂 Thank you for that.
You’re starting to listen to my voice and the crazies that you soon will join.
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Sophia is holding out hope that baby boy will have curly blonde hair like her!
So far we have two boy recipes and I can’t wait to see who we end up with. A mini Asher or mini Micah!
The kids have been chatting names. Sophia wants Hunter and Micah wants Mike. “Micah and Mike!” 😂
 Or “grow-dy” (He meant to say brody) 😂

We are so excited to be adding another boy to our family! He is already so loved!
To celebrate, I’m bringing back my “Yes, they are all mine!” Tote bags!!
You can grab one this weekend if you want one this summer! (Doing one batch!)
I love seeing the shares of you and your crews with the bag out adventuring at Disney, the beach or road trips!
We are celebrating the joy that comes from all these sweet faces! And also celebrating bed time tonight.haha.
It’s a boy!!!! 💙💙💙
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 Thank you for sharing in our joy! It’s so fun having you guys be a part of this adventure with us
as we blog our growing family. I’m pretty sure your name suggestions
via instagram are going to help me pick in the end.
Baby boy names are so tough! Especially third time around!
Yesterday I was trying to picture our family after baby arrives.
It’s crazy because I never pictured our family quite like this,
but looking at it I am just so thankful God had this in store for us.
That He had this master plan! Trust in Him because He wants joy for you He wants good for you.
And when you trust and live for Him in all the daily tasks, you are able to find so much joy.
even in the exhausting moments! I couldn’t picture this crew years ago,
but how happy I am that He blessed us with them!
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