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Easy Recipes for Your Family

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Meet the face behind sunshine & munchkins

Welcome! I’m Shani!

(rhymes with buh-nan-ee)

Here are 2 truths and a lie:

  1. I hate black licorice.
  2. I have been on national TV.
  3. I met my husband on a blind date.

Can you guess which one is the lie?? (Hint: Click the link below to go to my About Me page and find out!)

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Thrive in Your Motherhood

Being a mom is both tough and rewarding. We go through ups and downs as we adjust to life and kids and schedules, all while trying to grow ourselves. But I believe that little by little, we can achieve the life we hope for.


Hi! I’m Shani,

A stay-at-home mom of 4 and wife. I love sharing easy to follow craft tutorials, kid activities, family-friendly recipes, organization, travel and motherhood. I hope you’ll feel uplifted and empowered by each post, regardless of what kind it is. Join me as I raise my little munchkins and share the sunshine in this beautiful, crazy thing called life! Read more...