5 Reasons to Send Your Kid to Preschool

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This post brought to you by Creme De La Creme. All opinions are 100% mine. Allowing your child to get a head start in preschool has many benefits. Preschool doesn't  just prepare your child for kindergarten 1. Nearly 80 percent of brain development occurs before age five. Choosing a high-quality preschool program will give you the head ...

Internet Safety with Kids

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The internet is an amazing source of information. It can give people who use it information about anything in a matter of seconds. When it comes to kids and the internet, it does cause parents some concern, and rightly so. This post about internet safety with kids is sponsored.   Most kids should be taught how to be internet ...

Holiday Cookie Recipes: M&Ms Cookies #recipe

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Still plenty of time to gather your holiday cookie recipes- here's another fun and easy one called Holiday M&M Cookies!!  These can really be for ANY holiday, just swap out whatever season's M&Ms you have.  I suppose you could even just have plain old M&M cookies too...if you want. I like the festive ones for ...

Buttercream Frosting Recipe

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Here's an easy and delish buttercream frosting recipe for you! Ingredients 4 cups sifted confectioners sugar ½ cup unsalted butter ½ cup shortening 1 Tbs pure vanilla 2 Tbs meringue powder ¼ cup water (+/-) Directions Using stand mixer, cream butter and shortening in mixing bowl.  Once smooth, add vanilla and mix until blended.   Gradually add 2-3 cups of sugar.  Add the 2 tablespoons ...

My Favorite Things Giveaway- Coffee! #MyFavoriteThings

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I am so excited to welcome you to OUR FAVORITE THINGS GIVEAWAY!!  There are 19 of us who have collaborated and each of us has created a wonderful prize pack of OUR favorite things- for YOU, our readers! Here’s what to do: Check out the gorgeous collage of awesome above Scroll down to see my prize up close and ...

DIY Gift Idea: Manicure in a Jar

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Items Needed to make this DIY Gift Idea: Manicure in a Jar: Cotton balls Sealable Clear Container   Ideas for Gifts: Nail polish Nail File Nail Clippers Travel Size Nail Polish Remover Hand Lotion   Directions: Fill the bottom of your jar with cotton balls.   Add in your gifts, placing additional cotton balls around items to help keep them up right.   Fill remaining empty space with cotton balls and ...

Sponsored Video: Baby’s First Christmas

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Christmas is one of my favorite times of year. I can't even explain it. The magic of it all almost overwhelms me. Seeing it through the eyes of children just makes my heart sing. And part of that magic for me is how much kindness and goodwill there is in everyday life. If only it ...

5 non-tech things you want to know about MotoX and few about FitBit Flex #SprintMom #MC

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I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Sprint. I received product samples to facilitate my review There are 5 big things you want to know about the MotoX phone that really haven't got a ton to do with it's awesome features, speakers, sound, or speed.  They are just things that really ...

Getting rid of ticks #TickFreeFall

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There is nothing that makes my stomach turn faster than a plump tick on my dog or cat.  I remember years and years ago seeing one on our family dog and wondering why there was a jelly bean stuck to her fur when it wasn't anywhere close to Easter and no one had had jelly ...

Decoration Ideas for a Busy Family

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Family life can be hectic, there’s no doubt about it. Nowadays, everyone is on the go. When it comes to decorating your house you can’t just select what might be the most aesthetically pleasing, you also need options that will make your life easier. Here are a few decoration ideas to consider from our friends ...