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Awesome Gift Ideas for Moms

Disclaimer: This post may include affiliate links. As a mom, I know there are few things I want for Christmas because all I can think about is what to buy for the kids! Here are a few of my favorite gift ideas for Moms – which all would be on my list if I had […]

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Take a Family Ride on Santa’s Paradise Express Train! #Giveaway

Disclaimer: My family received tickets to facilitate this giveaway: Santa Claus is coming to town! Your kids know he’ll be showing up at your house in a little over a month but most of them hope to catch him sooner to tell him everything they want for Christmas! Avoid the long lines at the mall […]

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Awesome Gift Ideas for Boys!

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links.   I have two awesome boys to shop for this year – a two year-old and a seven year-old. When I add in the nephews and other family, I’m shopping for boys aged 1 to 36! My gift ideas are a range of options from 1 to 10. […]

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Awesome Gift Ideas for Girls

Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. Girls are fun to buy for. Clothes, shoes, dolls, anything pink. Here are a few of my favorite gift ideas for girls this year: Melissa & Doug Dollhouse. This is one of the most played with toys in my home. Any time other kids come over, the moms […]

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My Christmas List Printable

  This year, my husband and I have been talking A LOT about how we want to structure Christmas gifts. With any gift giving holiday, there is always the pressure to buy more than enough and still feel like it wasn’t quite enough. To curb my desire to buy anything and everything, we chose to […]

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Win a VTech InnoTab Max!

Are you ready for the Christmas season to start? Even if you’re trying to hold off until after Thanksgiving, it’s impossible not to start making your wish lists! After reading this review, I know this will be on the top of my kids’ list – and I bet yours too! The 2014 Holiday Season is […]

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Easy DIY Fabric Wrapped Boxes

Yesterday was my birthday. I don’t know when it happened but I’ve hit the stage where my answer to “What do you want for your birthday?” has become the most practical things. No longer is it “clothes” or “stuff” but this year, I asked for “shelves.” I wanted new shelves in my bathroom and I […]

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The Teal Pumpkin Project and Haters

My kids and I painted a pumpkin teal today. I was so excited to join the Teal Pumpkin Project movement. Don’t know what it is? It’s been shared thousands of times so you probably will sometime between now and Halloween. It’s a way to designate that your home will be offering non-food treats to happy […]

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Celadon Road Natural Home Products Review plus a Giveaway!

As a mom, I am constantly cleaning. Messes, clothes, and, ugh, the dreaded bathroom. I clean up pee at least a few times a day. A vacation to me would be a day without cleaning up after someone. But I digress… since we moved into our new home and since my kids tend to lick […]

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Allergy-Friendly Non-Food Halloween Treats 2014

Have you heard about the Teal Pumpkin Project? It’s about offering non-food halloween treats to kids to keep ALL kids safe this Halloween! Some people find it something else to whine about (as you can read in my post about it). But in the meantime, here are some ideas for non-food Halloween Treats: 1 .Glow […]