Buying Vintage Items With The ReIssued App

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Have you all heard about the Reissued App yet? I found out about it last month and I’ve been hooked on it ever since. In case you have no clue what I’m talking about, keep reading to find out what it’s all about! Reissued is basically a curated social marketplace app that allows users to… Read More

5 Favorite Moisturizers

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I’ve never really been a make-up collector. I like make-up, I wear it weekly, not daily, and I do have my personal favorites, but my heart belongs to moisturizer. That’s where I consider myself to have a wee bit of expertise. I’ve tried a good portion of the Target aisles and the department stores too. Plus,… Read More

8 Best Youtube Fitness Channels for Busy Moms

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There’s no reason not to get a fabulous workout even without a gym membership. I’ve found some fantastic fitness classes, right in the comfort of my own home. If, like me, your couch is covered in laundry that needs to be folded and put away, why not put that off by watching sweating with some… Read More

Must See {Returning} Fall TV Shows

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Season after season, a number of shows return in all their glory with new, exciting twists and better plot lines. These characters are like family to us … right? And if you’re anything like me, you can’t wait to see how last season’s cliff hanger comes to fruition! Get ready for all the must see… Read More

Tips On Being A Frugal Mom

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Between paying bills, buying groceries, and keeping her family clothed, moms are always looking for new ways to stretch a dollar. A frugal mom has to get creative with her family’s income! So here are some tips for you on how to be a more frugal mom!   – Sell your gear. If you’re looking to make… Read More

Must See {New} Fall TV Shows

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Let’s face it: us mamas need a break from the kids now and again, and what better way to relax than with our feet up enjoying a little tv? The time has come to pull out our calendars, grab the remote and take note of all the NEW television shows coming our way this fall! The… Read More

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

Getting My Energy Back with Healing Mix

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Many of you know how crazy my life has been lately with my big move and my three kids being underfoot for the past three months during summer break –  but put that on top of the fact that I’m a mom – exhaustion can set in quite quickly these days! When Now for Mothers… Read More

A Hot Lunch Brought from Home (VIDEO)

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School has finally started! Kids are happily back in their classrooms with their amazing teachers, fun friends and structured schedule that they thrive on. Last week when we visited our new school and met the kids’ teachers for this year, we found out that my middle son’s classroom has a severe peanut allergy and no… Read More

A Renter’s Guide

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Are you a renter? Do you know what you’re responsible for and what things your landlord is supposed to do for you? It can be a little confusing to figure out, and if your landlord is not interested in the property, you may end up in some sticky situations. But thankfully, we’re here to help!… Read More

First Day of Preschool Blues

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As I drove the familiar route home, I glanced in the rear view mirror at his sweet face. “Tell me about your day, Mama?” I started explaining what happened after I had dropped him off at his first day of preschool. My first full day without my boy since he was born, I think. He… Read More