Fourth of July Crafts

Fourth of July Crafts Roundup

Quick!  There are only a few days left for you to get your house ready for the huge Fourth of July party!  If you're like me, that means scouring the internet for cute but inexpensive Fourth of July crafts that can be pulled together using items I already have in the house or things that can be inexpensively purchased.  Here are just a few of the cute things I've found. 4th of July Subway Art from The Crafting Chicks How simple is this?  Download the file, print it on card stock and insert in … Read More>

Nicole Handbag by Emilie M

Emilie M Handbag $100 Gift Certificate Giveaway

Remember this awesome purse that I was lucky enough to review?   Well, I'm happy to say that Emilie M Handbags is giving away a $100 Gift Certificate to one lucky winner!  Because their gorgeous handbags are so affordable, that means you could pick up at least one, if not two of these bags!  Giveaway is open to US only!  Good luck! a Rafflecopter giveaway … Read More>

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Potty Training Tips and Pull-Ups Potty Break

If you've been a reader of my blog for a while, you've read about my challenges with potty training.  First, there was the who issue with BOTH of us being ready for potty training and the signs that easily told us we were not up for the challenge.  Then, once my daughter started going #1 in the potty all I wished for was that #2 would soon follow.  I'm now happy to say that she'll at least attempt to do all of her business in the toilet and we're having less and less accidents each week.  For … Read More>

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Moms Night Out For A Cause #PostCFK

The majority of our kids look forward to summer time.  Summer times means no school, no going to bed early and being able to play outside until the sun goes down. At least that's the way it should be.  Unfortunately, more kids than we realize dread summer time because it means they don't know where their next meal will come from. Did you know that only 1 out of 6 students who receive free or reduced-fee meals during the school year continue to receive meals during the summer months?  When … Read More>

Fourth of July Cookies

Perfect Party Foods: Fourth of July Recipes {Desserts}

How is it that the Fourth of July snuck up on me again this year?  I mean, I know it's the same day every year (unlike Easter which always throws me for a loop) but I really don't know where the year has gone.  It seems like only yesterday we were planning our Spring Break vacation to the happiest place on earth (and the most expensive).  Since I need to get my menu planning in gear, I thought I'd share with you some fun and festive looking Fourth of July recipes that I found on my go to place … Read More>

My1Story

Reinventing Classic Story Tales with My1Story

I will NEVER forget the time I took my daughter to see Disney Three Princesses Live.  I was so excited as it was her first show of this kind.  All the moms & kids from our playgroup went together with the little girls dressed in their princess clothes.  I guess my memories of Snow White, Cinderella and Beauty & the Beast were always about the happy ending.  I failed to remember that if you're two years old, there are some really scary parts in there!  We spent most of the show in the … Read More>

Nicole Handbag by Emilie M

Fashion Statement For The Mom On A Budget – Emilie M Handbags

Raise your hands if you had kids.  There, I see a few hands raised.  Now keep you hand up if you like to shop!  Yay, there are still hands in the air!  Now, here's where it gets interesting, keep your hand up if you actually shop for yourself (and I'm not talking about products you have to buy).  I bet a lot of hands went down.  Not because you don't WANT to shop for yourself or LIKE to shop but because you put everyone's needs ahead of yours.  Yup, you're a mom but just because you're a mom … Read More>

Food

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Penne with Pistachios Asparagus and Cream

Never would I consider becoming a vegetarian as I love the cow and the pig a little too much. After assessing my diet, I realized that I do eat quite a few meatless meals. I've discovered that using … Read More>

Hot Chicken Salad Recipe

This is a Hot Chicken Salad Recipe, as in temperature hot, not spicy hot.  My aunt-in-law (my husband’s aunt) made this for one of my baby showers.  It was so good that I meant to get the recipe, but … Read More>

Food For Thought Friday – Blue Cheese

Fifteen years ago if you would have told me I would be a fan of blue cheese, I would have told said you need medicated.  Blue cheese stunk, I wasn't a fan of the crumbly texture and it was expensive.  … Read More>

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