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Quick and Meaningful Stocking Stuffers

If you’re like me, you wait until the last possible second to buy Stocking Stuffers for your kids. I went out last night and got a few things: socks, undies, playing cards, mini figures, etc. to fill the stockings. But on the way home I thought about a way to offer some more meaningful stocking stuffers […]

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Quick and Easy Photo Books

* Disclaimer: I was given credit to create my Make My Book to facilitate this review, but all opinions are my own.  All of my children have baby books. I was making them annually, so the oldest (he’s 8) has his first 5 years. The middle child (she is 5) has the first 3 years, and […]

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Unique Gifts that work for Anyone!

*Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Minted but all opinions are my own. Still trying to find that perfect gift for someone special on your list? Minted offers some incredible pieces that make the most gorgeous, personal and unique gifts. Not your typical photo printing site, Minted focuses on incredible design to compliment your photos […]

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30+ Christmas Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List!

*Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. Still shopping for gifts? I’ve got you covered! I updated my Holiday Gift Guides for both the tried and true and the hottest gift ideas this year. Have more great ideas? Please share with me in the comments! 6 Stem Gift Ideas – Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The key […]

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Fun with WubbleX

Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by WubbleX but, as always, all opinions are my own. A few weeks ago, I surprised the kids with a fun new toy after school. It was overcast and ready to rain so we needed an indoor activity to fill a few hours before dinner. The WubbleX had arrived a […]

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Holiday Shopping made Easy with Groupon Coupons

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post from Groupon but all opinions are my own. A few weeks ago, a friend of mine posted on Facebook that she had just finished her Christmas shopping. FINISHED. After picking my jaw up off the floor, I checked the date. It was October 19th. October 19th! I have yet to […]

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How Triangles Saved my Daughter from an Allergic Reaction

When my daughter started kindergarten, we knew we would need to be more vigilant and careful with her care. We put lots of systems in place to help keep her from ingesting peanuts and eggs while in school. We have a peanut and egg free zone at her table, she sits next to a friend […]

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Easy Crockpot Apple Butter

*Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links.* My kids had the day off on Friday so we took a day trip to a local orchard for some fall fun and apple picking! I ended up with a giant brown paper bag of seconds, or apples that were slightly bruised. What was I planning to do […]

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Repair Damaged Hair with VO5 and a Giveaway!

My hair was hurting! Summer does a wonder on my every year. Living at the beach has its perks, don’t get me wrong, but it also makes my hair a frizzy nasty mess by the end of August. I resort to the messy bun until I can cut it all off again and attempt to […]

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DIY Chalkboard from an Old Picture

Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links to help you find the supplies!  For $11, I took this: And turned it into this: I wanted a chalkboard that was portable and realized it would be so much cheaper to make a DIY chalkboard than to buy one! I found the frame at a Thrift Store and […]