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Balsamic & Herb Pork Sirloin Tip Roast with Roasted Vegetables

Balsamic & Herb Pork Sirloin Tip Roast with Roasted Vegetables

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pompeian. About a year and a half ago I tried a Paleo diet. It was great! It helped me not only lose weight, but it made me feel so much better. I suck, and it only lasted a few months. Even so, it did […]

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6 Tips Towards an Allergy-Free Home

6 Tips Towards an Allergy-Free Home

It’s almost Spring time here, and it’s just a matter of time before our outdoor allergies start to kick in. While we can’t necessarily control what happens outdoors, we can help control it indoors. Here are a few easy tips to help reduce allergens in your home. Some steps may be more effective than others, […]

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Helpful Products for a Breastfeeding Mother

Helpful Products for a Breastfeeding Mother

It’s crazy to think I’m expecting baby number four in just a few short weeks, and here I am STILL nursing my two year old. With my oldest, I only nursed to about 8 weeks, and mostly because I was young, uneducated about breastfeeding, and gave in too easily. The second time around I was […]

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Dreaming of a Spring Break Beach Vacation {Carter’s Giveaway!} #CartersSpringStyle

Dreaming of a Spring Break Beach Vacation {Carter’s Giveaway!} #CartersSpringStyle

I participated in this program on behalf of Carter’s and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. Baby is due any day now, which means our coming Spring Break will consist of diaper changes and late nights. We’re most likely staying home, and finding crafts for the girls to do. Hopefully it will at least […]

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10 Perfect Places to “Babywear”

10 Perfect Places to “Babywear”

I didn’t really learn about “babywearing” until I had my second child. While strollers are great (even double strollers with multiple kids) most often it’s easier to throw my baby carrier on and go. I’ve had the pleasure of trying a couple of different brands of baby carriers over the last few years. One of […]

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10 Things You Should Always Have in Your Diaper Bag

10 Things You Should Always Have in Your Diaper Bag

It’s been a good year or so since I’ve used a diaper bag. My youngest right now is a little over two, so I usually keep an extra diaper in the car or in my purse, but that’s about it. Well, baby number four is on her way. You know what that means? Breaking out […]

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Swaddling 101 with SwaddleDesigns

Swaddling 101 with SwaddleDesigns

Today, we’re talking about swaddling – a baby that is. First up, what exactly is swaddling? Swaddling is an age old art of snugly wrapping your baby in a blanket for warmth, comfort and feeling secure. Why is Swaddling Important? Reduces Risk of SIDS Evidence has shown, that swaddled back sleeping infants have lower incidence […]

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A Fun New Comedy for Your Next Mom’s Night Out #SingleMomsClub #MC

A Fun New Comedy for Your Next Mom’s Night Out #SingleMomsClub #MC

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Lionsgate. I received promotional item and a prize pack as a thank you for my participation. Have you ever seen a Tyler Perry movie? They’re pretty funny, right?! If you’ve enjoyed his other movies, I’m sure you’ll enjoy his newest one, The […]

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Welcome Baby: Over $600 in Must-Have products for Mom & Baby! {Giveaway}

Welcome Baby: Over $600 in Must-Have products for Mom & Baby! {Giveaway}

I’m just weeks away from baby’s (estimated) arrival. Can you believe it? I can’t! This pregnancy has gone by incredibly quick. I guess when you’re busy taking care of three other kids, everything just goes by more quickly. This weekend, my wonderful friend Ashley is throwing a small baby shower for me, along with our […]

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Healthy Alternatives to Kids’ Favorite “Junk Food” Snacks

Healthy Alternatives to Kids’ Favorite “Junk Food” Snacks

Kids love junk food and sweets. There’s no denying it. Maybe you have one of those rare children who’d rather have veggies over sweets, but in our family they’d gladly pick those sweet treats over the better alternative. Obviously, it’s a bad habit to start or break. As much as even I love those treats too, […]

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Let’s Talk “Going Home” Outfits

Let’s Talk “Going Home” Outfits

You guys, I’m so so excited that our baby girl will be here soon – due date is 3/30. I’m thinking she’ll be late like my last kid, but you never know. In the mean time, even though we already have three girls, I’ve been doing some Spring cleaning with the TUBS of clothes we […]

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Our Movie & Pizza Night with Papa Murphy’s NEW Fresh Pan Pizza #PapaMurphysMNO

Our Movie & Pizza Night with Papa Murphy’s NEW Fresh Pan Pizza #PapaMurphysMNO

*This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Papa Murphy’s and MomSelect. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Do you ever plan date nights, but like family date nights? We try to, but usually at home to save on spending. For us, that could be a game night or a movie night. Usually […]

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Spread Happiness with a Gift From Novica {Plus Giveaway}

Spread Happiness with a Gift From Novica {Plus Giveaway}

Do you ever shop for that someone who you have just no clue what to get them? Or maybe they enjoy getting a gift that is more unique and handmade? If so, then Novica is a great place to find a gift for them. That’s because Novica sells unique handmade products with great value, and the […]

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Should I Wrap My Postpartum Belly?

Should I Wrap My Postpartum Belly?

Belly wrapping is something I knew nothing about before my last child. I only learned about it, because my midwife recommended to me wrapping my stomach right after birth. Many women believe that belly wrapping helps to flatten your stomach after birth. As the tightness eases the swelling of the uterus while supporting the legs […]

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Postpartum Must Haves – For Mom & Baby!

Postpartum Must Haves – For Mom & Baby!

Two years ago, I gave birth to my daughter at home (well, my mom’s house). My first home & water birth. This time around, I’m also planning to have this little girl at home, in the water. Just because I’m not planning on giving birth at the hospital, doesn’t mean I don’t want to be […]

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Spend Valentine’s Day with Warner Bros. {Instagram Giveaway}

Spend Valentine’s Day with Warner Bros. {Instagram Giveaway}

How would your kids (or you!) like to spend Valentine’s Day with Scooby-Doo!, Pepe Le Pew, Elmo, Bugs Bunny, Charlie Brown and company? I’m hosting my first Instagram giveaway, and would love for you to enter. Just make sure you’re following me on Instagram, then repost this image (there’s an app for that!), tag me […]

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Valentine’s Day treat idea from GoGo squeeZ {Printables Included}

Valentine’s Day treat idea from GoGo squeeZ {Printables Included}

Valentine’s Day is next week and GoGo squeeZ  wanted to share some fun (and healthy!) Valentine treat ideas with you. These are some great ways to spread the love this V-day and maybe even catch the attention of your Main squeeZ! They have created printable pouch covers that can easily transform your GoGo squeeZ pouch […]

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Five Reasons You Should Buy Girl Scout Cookies #Cookieboss

Five Reasons You Should Buy Girl Scout Cookies #Cookieboss

Did you know that I used to be a Girl Scout? Yes, like 15 years ago. I don’t quite remember how I got involved in it. I think because I had a couple of friends who were in Girl Scouts and I thought it would be fun. It really was fun too. We did fun […]

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