Fun and Frugal Birthday Party Ideas – Snack Mix Bar!

I am always on the lookout for fun, unique and frugal ways to enjoy birthday parties and playdates with my kids. I recently had a Busytown themed birthday party for my 3 year old and was looking for a little activity that would keep the interest of a small child. I find that organized ...

Green Sprouts Muslin Square #Giveaway!

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I just discovered the GREATEST item from i play/greensprouts.  If you haven't checked them out yet, you must!  They have a really great, and unique product line for babies and kids. I most recently tried out these Muslin Squares: Green Sprouts Muslin Square 3 pack "New! A mother's best friend! Soft and absorbent multi-purpose cloth protects clothes from ...

Educational Insights Sonic Sleuth #Giveaway

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Our friends at Educational Insights have come through again!  Do you have a little sleuth in your house?  I know I do.   Mine is constantly going on "spy missions" and having super secret meetings with his friends.  When we saw the Sonic Sleuth toy from Educational Insights it was a no brainer.  This nifty little ...

Good Morning Pina Colada Smoothie! (Recipe)

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Well hello my new friend. The breakfast Pina Colada Smoothie. If you LOOOOOVE Pina Coladas as much as I do, then you must try out my new smoothie recipe!  It will instantly put you in an island state of mind!      Ingredients: 3 cups of Ice 1 Package of Vanilla Carnation Instant Breakfast 6 oz can of Pineapple Juice Freshly chopped pineapple ...

EASY Pennant Banner Craft & Tutorial !!

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It seems like I see these adorable pennant banners everywhere I look lately. They can be made with crafting paper or fabric and are super easy to put together. There are so many uses for these banners: summer parties, birthday parties, photography, or simply used as a decoration in a child's room. I developed ...

Educational Insights Plankton Net #Giveaway

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  Summer has arrived (almost)!!! Around here that means outdoor exploration, bug catching, fort building and muddy feet! That's why I just HAD to try out the Plankton Net from Educational Insights. They never fail to stock the most fun and educational items for my kids! This fun little net has a handle so ...

i play Pullover Hoodie Coverup #Giveaway!

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Now that school is almost out and the swimming pools will be opening soon I need to stock up on chilren's swimwear.  One item that I absolutely cannot live without?  A pullover hooded coverup.  These are great for the pool or the beach.  Just slip them over your little one's head and no need to worry about a ...

Hapari Swimwear $85 Gift Card Giveaway!!!

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  It is officially June, which means it's time to start shopping for your bathing suit!!!! I am constantly on the lookout for fabulous swimwear and a great value. Have you heard about Hapari's Fashionable Swimwear yet? They offer the best of both worlds!!!! They have fantastic bathing suits for women, ...

Shrimp and Grits Kids #Giveaway!!!!

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I am sure that you have heard me mention my recent obessesion with smocking. For girls AND boys. Yes boy moms, it IS possible. Cute little rompers with smocking.  BUBBLE rompers!  How can you resist? I am on a mission to introduce more smocking and bubble jon jon's to New England. There just aren't enough out ...

The Secret World of Arrietty – Released May 22nd, 2012!

If you grew up reading "The Borrowers" book series than you are going to be enchanted by The Secret World Of Arrietty.  This movie is based on the book series that we all know and love.  I have been anxiously awaiting the release of this film to share with my children.  As soon as it ...