August, 2011

It’s Back-to-school time!

It’s Back-to-school time!

Planning on attending college? College can be expensive these days. With the rising cost of tuition and fees, and not to mention textbooks, money disappears real fast. But, there is a way to save money on textbooks! You can rent them for a fraction of the cost.

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How do you decide who will attend the delivery?

How do you decide who will attend the delivery?

I know this is one of the biggest questions you face with a pregnancy. Who will be there for the delivery? Obviously, there will be the doctor or midwife. I know some woman deliver at home with neither, but that’s very rare. As scary as delivery can be and all the things that could go […]

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Simply Bags – Backpack’s for School

Simply Bags – Backpack’s for School

My daughter starts her second year of preschool in a couple of weeks and as much as I am excited for her, it reminds me how quickly she is maturing. It’s very bittersweet. When I look at her, the images of a tiny little baby seem to slowly disappear more and more. Her personality is constantly […]

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Summer Veggie Pasta Recipe

Summer Veggie Pasta Recipe

Last week while making my grocery list, I was searching for some new recipes, when I came across this one. I did change a couple of things when I made it. Summer Veggie Pasta PrintSummer Veggie Pasta Recipe 51 10 minutes20 minutes30 minutes Yield: serves 6 Ingredients8 ounces angel hair pasta 1 tablespoon crushed garlic […]

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Happy Birthday to me!

Happy Birthday to me!

source I turn 25 today. As much as I sometimes think, “man I feel old”. (im not really) I honestly feel very blessed! I have a wonderful husband, who still looks at me the same way he did five years ago. I have two beautiful girls who never stop amazing me with their intelligence and kind heart. […]

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Craft time: Dyed Noodle Necklaces

Craft time: Dyed Noodle Necklaces

As much as I would love to do more crafts with the girls, we never really get around to them. Well, this is a super easy to make craft that the kids will love! What you need: – Tubular Pasta (such as macaroni or elbow) – water – food coloring – string – tape What […]

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500 pcs. Letterhead Giveaway from UPrinting

500 pcs. Letterhead Giveaway from UPrinting

Have you been looking into ways to promote your business or blog? UPrinting offers custom print products, including business cards, postcards, and flyer’s. Just to name a few. Today is your lucky day, because UPrinting is offering one of my readers

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Imagine Toys Review and Giveaway

Imagine Toys Review and Giveaway

Before we left on vacation, the girls received a couple of toys from Imagine Toys. They were ones I wouldn’t normally buy, but the girls haven’t stopped playing with them yet! I am very pleased with the ones they sent us. eeBoo Tot Tower Alphabet blocks

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Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo Pt. 2

Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo Pt. 2

Last week, after we flew back from BlogHer11, my mother, my aunt, the girls, Nick, and I all went to the zoo for the day! Part 1 is all about some of the animals we saw. This post is just us!

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Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo Pt. 1

Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo Pt. 1

Last week, after I flew back to Seattle from Blogher11, we took the girls to the Woodland Park Zoo. I took so many pics, so this is Part 1, the animals.

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Healthy Snacks for Kids, on the go!

Healthy Snacks for Kids, on the go!

Weather your heading to a play date at the park, a soccer game after school, or a family trip to the zoo. Packing your own food will not only keep everyone satisfied, but it will also help you save money.

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Kidorable Rain Boots Review and Coupon Code

Kidorable Rain Boots Review and Coupon Code

Last year my daughter and I had the chance to review a couple of products from Kidorable for the first time. She is even more excited to wear them again this coming school year! Doesn’t she look absolutely adorable in her Lucky Cat rain coat and rain boots? Okay, I’m a tad biased. Since we live in Eastern […]

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I went to #BlogHer11 and all I got was…

I went to #BlogHer11 and all I got was…

A few lessons. 1. Blogging is NOT texting. Do not use abbreviations and smiley faces. Watch your grammar and spell check does not always work. 2. Yes, you are only one person out of THOUSANDS of women bloggers, but that doesn’t mean that your voice is not being heard. 3. Brands are realizing that mom […]

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One Year later #wordlesswednesday

One Year later #wordlesswednesday

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Guest Post: The REAL nanny diaries by, Jessica Dukes

Guest Post: The REAL nanny diaries by, Jessica Dukes

last week i was doing grocery shopping at our local publix, an older man who had probably been retired for ten years but just bagged groceries to either have extra income or a hobby, latched onto me and decided i was going to be his best friend. after bagging for what seemed like forever, something […]

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#Blogher11 bound, See you there!

#Blogher11 bound, See you there!

  I’m leaving for San Deigo to the BlogHer Conference and couldn’t be more excited! I’m not going to bring my laptop with me, so no new posts until Monday. If you want to chat, Tweet at me or leave a comment on my Facebook page and I will get back to you!

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Gender Ultrasound! It’s a…. #wordlesswednesday

Gender Ultrasound! It’s a…. #wordlesswednesday

When the ultrasound tech told us we are having another girl, my husband about died. Poor guy is scared to even think about having another girl. He already has nightmares about them being teenagers. Hey, at least we have everything already ;)

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20 weeks! Half way there baby!!

20 weeks! Half way there baby!!

I still can not believe it has been 20 weeks already! I swear time goes by quicker with each kid. Today is the BIG DAY! We get to see our little jelly bean and find out if the baby is a he or she! I am so anxious and excited to find out! How am […]

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