Making a Lego Terrarium

how to make a lego terrarium

We do a lot of gardening with our kids, but most of it happens outdoors. The kids are always asking for some plants in the house- and specifically, in their rooms, so I decided this week in honor of Miracle-Gro's The Gro Project, we would make a "Toyrarium" custom for our house.  We've done terrariums ...

Firecracker Surprise Cookies Recipe

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Happy Flag Day! In celebration of our flag, and really, you can use these cookies for Memorial Day and Fourth of July as well, we decided to take the Pillsbury Stars and Stripes Cake Mix and make some cake mix cookies- with a fun surprise at the end! These cookies are so easy to make.  Prepared, ...

Transform Your Summer BBQ with Hellmann’s Juicy Salsa Burger #Hellmanns100

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This post about all the different ways you can use Hellmann’s to transform your summer BBQ  is sponsored.  Watch videos and learn how to use Hellmann’s or Best Foods to transform your summer BBQ dishes into something that will leave your friends and family wondering, “what’s the secret ingredient?”. Mario Batali has lent his culinary ...

How to potty train your kid. #PullUpsPottyBreaks #ad

tips for how to potty train your child

This is a sponsored post about how to potty train your kid , brought to you by Huggies Pull-Ups. There are tons of experts who will tell you THE way to potty train your child.   I'm going to tell you that there is no one answer.  There just isn't. Every kid is different and ...

Keeping Family Safe

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This post about keeping family safe is brought to you by Lifelock. Summer is almost offically here, just a few more days of school for the kids and we'll be free! It also means lots of long days outside in the sun and swimming in cholorine- all things that can be harmful if we don't ...

Yankee Candle Men’s Collection for Father’s Day (Including Bacon) #MMMBacon #dadwantsbacon

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The Yankee Candle Company, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of premium scented candles, partnered with me to bring you this post about their men's collection.  They've introduced two new fragrances and the return of three favorites in their limited edition Man Candles collection. Two new fragrances, MMM, Bacon! and Movie Night™, join Man Town™, First Down™ and Riding Mower™. These limited edition fragrances were available ...

Custom Closet Ideas for Storing more Shoes

custom closet ideas for storing more shoes

This post about custom closet ideas is brought to you by our friends at Tailored Living. Shoes, shoes, and more shoes! One can never have enough footwear. There is a shoe for each and every occasion, whether they are rugged and outdoorsy or classy and fashionable, you need to have a space to store ...

Despicable Me 2 Screening in Plainville CT – Enter to win!

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I just got a fun email that my family and I get to attend an advance screening for Despicable Me 2 in a few weeks and along with that I was asked if I'd host a giveaway for FIVE of you to be able to attend as well! Universal Pictures is releasing DESPICABLE ME ...

Meet Ubooly, a fun new interactive educational toy #UboolyLab (Giveaway)

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This post about the new interactive educational toy is brought to you by our partnership with Ubooly. When Ubooly was created, Rachel wanted to provide children with an interactive and engaging tech toy that would be both entertaining and educational. With our world going more and more hi-tech, our children will be living with technology ...