Back to school memories preserved with Hallmark

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We received the Hallmark Pics ‘n’ Props School Days Activity Kit to review so that we can have our back to school memories preserved.  A few days ago, my kids went back to school.  Third grade, first grade and preschool. I usually try to get a pic outside on the first day, although this year ...

Forever 21 Giveaway

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Welcome to the Forever 21 Giveaway! One lucky reader will win a fabulous Forever  21 prize pack including a gift card to get your Forever 21 fix! Prize: Railroad Striped Holdall ($25 ARV) + $25 Forever 21 Gift Card   Sponsors: Jade and Oak, Luv Saving Money, For Him and My Family, Sunshine and Sippy Cups, Fabulous Awesomeness, This Mama Loves, Oh My Gosh Beck!   Rules: Use the ...

Come join us for the #HarvestFun Twitter Party 9/12 1pm EST #prizes

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This is a sponsored post as part of my being asked to host this Twitter party.  Opinions are my own. With the leaves changing and autumn fast approaching, it is the perfect time to gather family and friends for a fall celebration! Homemade treats and baked goods should be at the center of all great parties. ...

Tricky Stories: Magic Castle – kids game for iPad and iPhone

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This is a sponsored review about the Tricky Stories: Magic Castle - kids game for iPad and iPhone.  Opinions are my own.   Tricky Stories: Magic Castle is a new kids game for iPad and iPhone releasing 8/29/13 (download on iTunes). At first glance, I kind of thought this app was almost a virtual sticker book- ...

At home fertility treatment option #TheStork

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This is a sponsored post about a new at home fertility treatment option called The Stork.  Opinions are, as always, my own. I've surprised many folks when they learn that I've had fertility issues.  My kids are 25 and 23 months apart, so I can see why that might make people wonder.  I was fortunate. ...

5 Tips for choosing the right baby crib

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This is a sponsored post about tips for choosing the right baby crib.  Opinions are my own. Hey, congrats! You are expecting a little bundle of joy to arrive in your home!  Now what? Well, you're going to need lots of things for baby, and it can be really hard to figure out what you ...

Making beds is not fun. Not until now. #KickStarter #sponsored

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One of my least favorite things to do is change sheets on beds.  If you know me at all, you know that when the kids were in the crib, I layered a mattress pad, then sheet, mattress pad, sheet, about 7 or 8 times.  That way, if there was a spitup or diaper leak, or ...

Nutritious Breakfast Ideas for Mom

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I participated in a campaign about nutritious breakfast ideas on the go on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for belVita. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. One of the things I am HORRIBLE about is making sure that I myself have a healthy, nutritious breakfast.  I'm really ...

Baby Cakes Flip-Over Complete Cake Pops Maker Kit #Giveaway

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Welcome to the Cake Pops Giveaway! One lucky reader will win a Baby Cakes Flip-Over Complete Cake Pops Maker Kit with a retail value of $50! Prize: Baby Cakes Flip-Over Complete Cake Pops Maker Kit $50 ARV   Sponsors: Slap Dash Mom, This Mama Loves, A Mom's Take, Blog by Donna, Just Married with Coupons, Smart School House and Oh My Gosh Beck!   Rules: Use the Rafflecopter form to ...

So let’s talk about our bathroom habits, shall we? #LetsTalkBums #ad

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This is a sponsored post about bathroom habits written by me on behalf of Cottonelle. And no, I'm not talking about brushing our teeth, friends.  Little um...*ahem* lower. You know, down there. I realized recently I've clearly failed in the teaching of all the bathroom habits in this house. Not for everyone, but trust me when I tell ...