Review: The Cleobella Lolita Weekender

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  If you haven’t checked out www.cleobella.com before, make sure you do. Cleobella make wonderful bags and accessories, and started off as a very small company, but they are growing quite rapidly! They have one shop located in Sunset Beach, California that I have been lucky enough to stop by. Now you can even shop for… Read More

Creative Announcements | Just For Adoption

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In the last few years I’ve had a handful of close friends adopt- some from overseas, some domestically. A few opted to explore the foster to adopt program and have welcomed children that way. Whatever the means, these are amazing families, welcoming amazing children full of promise and a bright future. I’m so blessed to… Read More

10 Darling Hand Print Projects

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This last week a dear friend and her son visited my family from the Midwest. We were sipping coffee (this yummy recipe!) and chatting when I told the kiddos TV time was over and they could choose between outside playing or play dough. My friend glanced and me and whispered “I hate play dough, I… Read More

Decorating My Twins’ Nursery on A Budget

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We moved into a new rental home two months before I was scheduled to give birth to our twins. With very little time, very little energy, and very little expendable income, the prospect of decorating my twins’ nursery on a budget gave me hives. I was eight months pregnant. With twins. In the summer. And,… Read More

Baby Gizmo Baby Proofing Tips (VIDEO)

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Since September is Baby Safety Awareness Month, we thought this was a perfect opportunity to re-visit ways to keep our babies and toddlers safe in our own home. A baby proofing plan is very important to have in place before your little one can even crawl off the play blanket. In this Baby Gizmo video,… Read More

Free Workouts with Amazon Prime Instant Video

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With three kinds under 3, I’m stuck at home quite a bit, due to competing nap times, and the fact that gathering all those tiny people together to go anywhere is just a giant pain in my butt. A rather voluptuous butt, I might add. A butt that has seen better days. I wish I… Read More

My Fall Reading List

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I don’t think I mentioned that I too participated in the summer reading program alongside my kids. During the months of June, July and August I read 9 books. Not a bad average for an overtired, busy mama, right? I’m going to keep the reading ball rolling and continue to utilize our fabulous library this fall.… Read More

Nervous Preschooler? Put Your Photo In Their Backpack!

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Starting preschool is a big deal, and it can be very scary for a little one. Have you thought about packing a photo of your family in your child’s backpack, to make them feel better if they feel sad? That’s exactly what we did. My daughter turns four next month, and we recently visited a… Read More

Must Have Homeschool Art Supplies

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Our first official day of homeschool preschool is September 3rd! With a 4 year old (and a 2 year old tagging along) our focus will be super hands-on this year. If the past tells me anything about our upcoming year, our learning will revolve around crafts. My children loves creating and I love seeing all their artwork. Craft time… Read More

Can You Run a 5K?

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I am not an athlete. Never have been, never will be. What I am though, is determined. And for quite some time it has been in the back of my mind to run a 5K. Mostly, just to see if I could and you know what I learned on Saturday – I can!   Have… Read More