Delta Temp2O Shower Head #DeltaFaucet #HappiMess #giveaway

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Life gets messy.  In my house, kids get messy.  Really messy. Truthfully, we all do, especially when we play together, which is something we put a lot of emphasis on. Weather permitting, we play outside together before and/or after dinner each day. Even if it's raining or snowing. We figure it's more important to be ...

How to Host a Quick & Easy Breakfast #DeltaFaucet #HappiMess

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I see some of my girlfriends almost daily.  Those who have kids at the same school and/or in the same activities- I see them frequently.  What I've realized lately is that although I see them regularly, we don't really get to spend much time together, as friends.  We're together as parents, because of a shared ...

Give yourself a break and let someone else worry #LifeLockHealthyCredit

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Doesn’t fall just seem like a time to breathe again? I love the carefreeness and fun of the summer, but the return of structure that comes with back to school is not unappreciated. If you aren’t feeling the structure in your life yet, there are a couple of things to get in the groove of ...

Hello, love. #HelloKeurig #Giveaway

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Ask my kids what happens before mommy has coffee in the morning.  All three will tell you that NOTHING happens before mommy has coffee.  I've often heard whispered conversations trying to figure out if I have indeed had any or all of my first cup of coffee, or if the question is better left unasked ...

Fall Allergy Cleaning Checklist #HealthierHome

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Fall is here, and if you’re like me you worry about allergy season. When the seasons change, my family finds ours flaring up often. In the past, we’ve been reactive and scurried around to find solutions for our horrible allergies. We quickly learned the importance of being proactive when it comes to combating them! There ...

Time saving tips for kitchen cleanup #EasyCookingwithPAM

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There are many things that I would rather spend my time on than kitchen cleanup.  Especially given my um.... propensity for incidents, there are often extra things that need attention when I'm done prepping a recipe or a whole meal. I'll do ANYTHING to save time when I've got kitchen cleanup duty! ...

Small living space design: Living Room

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I am so excited to tell you all that our tough-to-decorate living room is now functional- and BEAUTIFUL. Small living space design is possible- it's just something you  need to be (very) creative with. Our once awkward living room space that was short on style, function and seating is now beautiful, functional and has plenty ...

5 Reasons to Choose a Video Baby Monitor #VTechSafeandSound

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Every parent has wished for eyes in the back of their head, usually on a daily (or hourly basis).  We’ve all often wished we could be in two places at once as well.  A Video Baby Monitor can help you out on both of those wishes!  Life is busy, and we need to stop, look, ...

4 ways to get your family to drink more water

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Keeping your family hydrated properly is an important daily task.  There are so many energy drinks, sodas and juices on the market but the best way to get hydrated is with water.  Yep.  Water.  It's what our bodies need! 4 ways to get your family to drink more water Set an Example Some days I really want to ...

Small living room furniture challenges

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We have a small living room with some big challenges in it.  So many times, we've grabbed magazines or searched online for help decorating "difficult" spaces or small spaces and what we find is - well, not the same as our definition of small. It's frustrating.  We have my parents' old (they'd had it for ...