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Happy New Year, Friends!

Happy New Year, Friends!

I’m still a little in shock that the holidays are over and it’s already 2014. Really, the older you get time goes by so much more quickly, it scares you. Last year was great to us, and I’m hoping this year will be even greater. It’s crazy, but baby number four will be here in […]

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Meet Our American Girl Bitty Baby – Lily

Meet Our American Girl Bitty Baby – Lily

My friend Andrea is sharing about their new family member today, thanks, lady! Merry Christmas, everyone! See you later this week. We have a new member of the family.  Meet Lily, our new American Girl Bitty Baby Doll. Moo Moo has always been a doll girl.  Since she was old enough to be able to […]

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Save with the Carter’s Friends & Family Event #CartersFam

Save with the Carter’s Friends & Family Event #CartersFam

What’s a bonus to having another girl? We already have a ton of clothes from her sisters. However, a lot of the clothes we have were already hand-me-downs when my almost seven year old was born. So this year, I’m going through all our baby clothes and donating ones that are worn, out-dated, or ones […]

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15 Easy Holiday Hosting Tips From Entertaining Expert Jenny Steffens Hobick #HamptonHoliday

15 Easy Holiday Hosting Tips From Entertaining Expert Jenny Steffens Hobick #HamptonHoliday

Christmas is just days away now, and I’m sure many of you are planning on entertaining house guests. There’s so much about the holiday season that is exciting, but hosting guests for the holidays is usually more stressful and overwhelming, than exciting…even for the most seasoned hosts! For that reason, Hampton Hotels has partnered with […]

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Birthday Fun at Build-A-Bear Workshop

Birthday Fun at Build-A-Bear Workshop

My sweet girl turned four on Sunday. No matter how many kids I have, every single birthday is special to me. I love birthdays, probably because as an adult they don’t mean as much, but as a child it’s YOUR special day. I told my girls that we weren’t doing anything big for their birthday’s […]

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Peppermint White Chocolate Popcorn with doTERRA Essential Oils

Peppermint White Chocolate Popcorn with doTERRA Essential Oils

Remember last month, when my oldest got pink eye? We started with eye drops from the doctor, but it only got worse. Instead, I turned to homeopathic medicine and essential oils. Essential oils are not completely new to me, but they are something I’m learning more about and wanting to add into our household on […]

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Home Depot Do-It-Herself Workshop: DIY Custom Monogram Wreath

Home Depot Do-It-Herself Workshop: DIY Custom Monogram Wreath

Brought to you by The Home Depot®, click here to learn more. The Home Depot, in effort to get ladies more interested in DIY projects, offers this really cool workshop each month, called Do-It-Herself. All geared specifically for women to attend. Each month is a different project, like how to make a succulent garden, how […]

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5 Reasons Your Family NEEDS an Intel Tablet

5 Reasons Your Family NEEDS an Intel Tablet

Recently I’ve been wanting to get an Android tablet. I have an ASUS Intel laptop that I absolutely love, but it’s big and too bulky for a lot of everyday use. My phone is great too, but small. In other words, I’m Goldilocks and need to find my perfect “porridge”. So off to Office Depot […]

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Annie’s Pizza – Kid Approved?

Annie’s Pizza – Kid Approved?

How often does your family eat pizza? For us, it’s usually once (sometimes twice) a week. My family, kids AND husband are picky eaters. So as much as I enjoy making and trying new recipes, it gets exhausting when no one else will eat it. So I do tend to make a lot of traditional […]

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The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning and The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea

The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning and The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea

This fall, The Little Mermaid was re-released on Blu-ray/DVD – a limited diamond edition from Disney. And you bet I already bought it, and it’s going under our Christmas tree. But, there’s another Blu-ray/DVD that we just added to our collection, and that’s the 2-movie collection of The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning and The Little Mermaid […]

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My Little Pony: Equestria Girls Movie and Dolls

My Little Pony: Equestria Girls Movie and Dolls

My Little Pony has been around forever, and my girls have loved the show from the time they first watched it. I have girly girls, what can I say. In September, I attended Type-A Conference for bloggers, and one of the sponsors was Hasbro. Hasbro creates the My Little Pony line of toys for kids. […]

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Cheesy Bacon & Egg Biscuit Bake #PAMSmartTips

Cheesy Bacon & Egg Biscuit Bake #PAMSmartTips

*This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PAM Cooking Spray. We love breakfast around here. Probably more than any other meal. I know it’s holiday season and everyone is freaking out about what to make for Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner, but here I’m more concerned about breakfast! Especially Christmas morning. You […]

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Premium Kid Connect App – Only Available with the VTech InnoTab 3S

Premium Kid Connect App – Only Available with the VTech InnoTab 3S

Last month, I shared with you a great new tablet just for kids. The VTech InnoTab 3S is especially designed for younger kids to not only be entertained, but to be educated during the process. Kid Connect App One of the special features, that’s ONLY available with the InnoTab 3S is the Kid Connect app. When […]

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Tips to Keeping Your Household Organized – No More Paper Clutter!

Tips to Keeping Your Household Organized – No More Paper Clutter!

With three kids, two who are in school, and being a work at home mom, our house can get crazy with STUFF. Papers, boxes, more papers, mail, and did I mention papers? Just about every day they come home with MORE paperwork. I have a little corner office, that’s downstairs in our house. However, since […]

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An Event to Remember – Disney On Ice: Rockin’ Ever After!

An Event to Remember – Disney On Ice: Rockin’ Ever After!

We just got back from Disney on Ice: Rockin’ Ever After, here in Spokane. It was such a fantastic show! This specific Disney on Ice features four very popular princesses, including: Ariel from The Little Mermaid, Merida from Brave, Rapunzel from Tangled, and Belle from Beauty and the Beast. It was great because my girls […]

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4 Frugal Home Improvement Ideas For The Winter Season

4 Frugal Home Improvement Ideas For The Winter Season

Guest Post. Image courtesy of Kiruna Sweden/ FreeDigitalPhotos.net It won’t be long before snow and ice hits the season. Now is the right time to spruce up the home for the chilly winters. TV commercials may portray hardwood floors and expensive draperies as a necessity. Homeowners can receive a nod of acknowledgement when showing them […]

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Celebrate Monsters University Homecoming on Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand Now!

Celebrate Monsters University Homecoming on Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand Now!

*I received a copy of MU for my review. Since my girls don’t have the patience to sit down through a movie in the theater quite yet, we usually wait until it comes out on Blu-ray. Since Monsters University premiered, I’ve heard nothing but great things about this movie. For the most part, sequels are […]

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Fun & Spooky Disney Halloween Playlist!

Fun & Spooky Disney Halloween Playlist!

I don’t know about you, but my girls get easily scared this time of year. They like more of the “fun” stuff of Halloween – like pumpkin carving, dressing up, and trick or treating. But when it comes to driving by houses that are decorated, or seeing others dressed up like witches, devils, and vampires, […]

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