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Comfort Baby with New Huggies Little Snugglers

Comfort Baby with New Huggies Little Snugglers

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Huggies and Target. I received samples and a promotional item to facilitate my review. I’ve done my fair share of diaper changing over the past seven and a half years. I’ve also tried many brands of diapers. I’m not a brand snob, as […]

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Tips to Handle a Data Breach

Tips to Handle a Data Breach

In my last post, I featured a really simple way to create your own framed headband and/or jewelry holder. While the frame was a yard sale find, the chicken wire and everything else used to make it came from Home Depot. As someone who loves crafting and do-it-yourself projects, Home Depot is a fantastic store. They also […]

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How Do You Connect With Your Individual Heart’s Power?

How Do You Connect With Your Individual Heart’s Power?

I’d say that I am a very spiritual person. More so as I’ve become an adult and parent. I believe in more than just things happen. They happen for a reason. Recently, I had the chance to read “Power of the Heart” by Baptist de Pape, a young lawyer, who was anxious and worried about his future when […]

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Exclusive: 10% off your check @Outback! #OutbackBestmates

Exclusive: 10% off your check @Outback! #OutbackBestmates

For those that don’t remember, I’m apart of the fabulous #OutbackBestmates team. I love being able to share updates with you, as they are one of our favorite places to dine for date nights. Reason being? I love a juicy steak but stink at cooking them. Going to Outback Steakhouse allows me to enjoy a delicious steak, plus lots more, […]

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Overnight Apple Pie Oatmeal

Overnight Apple Pie Oatmeal

I’m sure you’ve heard it a million times before. “Breakfast is the most important part of your day!” Well, it’s true, and I’m saying it again. Especially for kids, because right now is the time they form habits, and making sure they are eating breakfast each morning is a good habit to form. What’s an […]

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Halloween Decor Ideas & Treats from Woman’s Day

Halloween Decor Ideas & Treats from Woman’s Day

It’s never too early to start planning a ghostly get-together! Count down to Halloween with the October issue of Woman’s Day, now on newsstands nationwide. Full of recipes and family friendly activities, your fall will be jam packed with seasonal fun. Keep autumn spook-tacular and stress-free with charming pumpkin carvings, DIY front-door decorations, and wickedly […]

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Create Your Own Mexican Restaurant Experience at Home

Create Your Own Mexican Restaurant Experience at Home

Thanks to HERDEZ for sponsoring today’s discussion.  One of my biggest problems is lunch time. Not for the kids, but for me. I get bored with sandwiches, mac and cheese, or leftovers from my kids’ lunch. Sometimes, I just want something different. Something to satisfy my taste palate. Something that feels like I’m still an […]

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Kid Friendly Tuna “Sushi” Roll

Kid Friendly Tuna “Sushi” Roll

I am always looking for new ideas to make for lunches. My kid actually doesn’t mind “boring” lunches, but I do. I know, I know. I just feel like a child needs variety. They need to try new things. Delicious new things! So when asked to create something fun for a school lunch, using tuna, […]

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How Sears is Giving More to Busy Moms

How Sears is Giving More to Busy Moms

Post is brought to you by Sears. Tears that followed from watching the video below are all my own. I may not be a single parent, but my husband works full time outside the home, and so when it comes to waking up, getting the girls ready, running errands, or anything else in between, I’m […]

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Ladybug Themed Party Ideas

Ladybug Themed Party Ideas

I love ladybugs. When I was little, I would visit my grandfather every summer. One summer, they actually had some ladybugs lay eggs in one of the guest bathrooms, in the shower. They hatched, and it was incredible to see the what seemed like hundreds of red ladybugs. Even now, my mother calls my oldest […]

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Speech Therapy Has Been a Blessing for My Daughter!

Speech Therapy Has Been a Blessing for My Daughter!

My four year old (who will be five in December) has been going to speech therapy weekly, for over a year now. Over the course of the year, she has improved tremendously! We used to have to ask her to repeat herself more often than not. Then one day, while in the car running errands […]

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Inspired DIY Vintage {Distressed} Coffee Serving Tray

Inspired DIY Vintage {Distressed} Coffee Serving Tray

My husband and I are big coffee and tea drinkers. We have four kids, can you blame us? I also love to have friends come over with their kids, and enjoy sitting and chatting, and sipping on my coffee. I guess I see my cup of coffee as a warm hug, an invite to much […]

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Inspiring Creativity with Painted Journals for Kids

Inspiring Creativity with Painted Journals for Kids

Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Elmer’s via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Elmer’s. We’re getting ready for school to start soon! This year, I wanted to try something new with my 7-year old. She’s doing a fantastic time reading […]

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GoldieBlox: Inspiring Young Girls to be Innovators {Plus Giveaway!}

GoldieBlox: Inspiring Young Girls to be Innovators {Plus Giveaway!}

Many of you may have caught this awesome GoldieBlox video during last season’s Superbowl?   I actually  first learned of GoldieBlox last fall, right before the holidays. Instantly, I fell in love the concept and idea behind the product. It goes beyond playing “house”. It’s not all about the pink, but still very much appeals to […]

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Our Hawaiian Themed Inspired {School} Lunch #HydrationEducation

Our Hawaiian Themed Inspired {School} Lunch #HydrationEducation

Our school year is almost here, which means it’s time to start planning school lunch ideas. Last year, I let my oldest eat hot lunch one day a week, but in reality it ended up being a lot more than that. Mainly because I’d forgot to plan ahead one week, or get too busy in […]

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Oven Roasted Ranch Potatoes

Oven Roasted Ranch Potatoes

This delicious post is sponsored by Pompeian. All hunger thoughts are my own. Pompeian is celebrating National Olive Oil Month this August by launching the Pompeian Pledge – a call for consumers nationwide to swap butter for olive oil in everyday recipes. Olive oil contains far less saturated fat (only 2g compared to 7g) and […]

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Over 50 Delicious Tailgating Recipes

Over 50 Delicious Tailgating Recipes

IT’S FOOTBALL SEASON!!!! …I’m just a little bit excited to see our Seahawks on the field again! Football also means food, at least in this house. So here are 50 tailgating recipes that are delicious and of course great for sharing with friends! Biscoff Fruit Dip Buffalo Chicken Sliders French Onion Beer Burgers Club Sandwich […]

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The Only Car Seat You’ll Ever Need {from Evenflo}

The Only Car Seat You’ll Ever Need {from Evenflo}

I’ve been through my fair share of car seats in the past seven years, and am excited to share about an all-in-one from Evenflo. This is the Evenflo ProComfort Symphony DLX Convertible Car Seat, and the only one you’ll need for your little one. Why you ask? That’s because it’s been designed for children ranging […]

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