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 ...

6 Tips for Managing the Busy Back to School Season

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This is a sponsored post about managing the back to school season. We're still over a week out from school starting here but I'm already sort of cringing a little bit inside at what is yet to come.  I'm a Brownie leader, apparently also now a Sunday School teacher (although I'm sharing this with 2 ...

How to Install a Vanity and a Faucet Yourself!

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This is a sponsored post about how to install a vanity and a faucet yourself.Brought to you by The Home Depot®, click here to learn more. I recently attended a Do It Herself Workshop at The Home Depot in Manchester, CT.  The workshop I attended was all about how to install a vanity and a ...

Upcycled Torn Fabric Garland #DIY #Craft

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We found a way to make an adorable, reversible photo prop without spending a dime.  It's an upcycled torn fabric garland, and it's really easy to make! Supplies:  Fabric Scraps, Ribbon, Scissors Directions:  Wrap ribbon around your basket, placing a knot at each end of the ribbon where the ends meet.  Leave enough ribbon after each knot to ...

Keurig MINI Plus Brewing System for #BacktoSchool on Campus

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I have a niece and a nephew who graduated high school this spring.  Keurig was nice enough to send us two of their MINI Plus Brewing Systems for the kids to bring on campus with them- which means they can keep them in their dorm room (be sure to check your school's rules about what ...

Hands Free Cordless Phone from VTech #VTechConnect #ad

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I received a hands free cordless phone to review  from VTech and She Speaks.  Opinions are my own. While I love my iPhone, I don't always have a strong signal here at home.  That presents a problem if I'm trying to move around and be productive while on the phone.  Also, I don't know about ...

5 Things You Need to Know Before Buying a Home

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This is a sponsored post about things you need to know before buying a home. Opinions, as always, are my own. The following is a list of 5 things that I feel are very important to know before purchasing a home, regardless of where you live. 1. What are you looking for? This may seem like ...

Do you know what would make for a lot of fun? Chalkboard decals.

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I know, I know. We all have some kind of decals in our house at this point. Why not? So fun, and whatnot. But my friend Danielle did a post about CHALKBOARD DECALS for her girls' room and it got me thinking- and giggling- about how that would fly at my house, in my bedroom. Let's ...

Making home safe for baby (and kids…parents…pets) #HealthyBaby

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This post about making home safe for baby is brought to you through my affiliation with The Motherhood. About 4 years ago I hosted a Healthy Baby Home Party here with some MOMS Club friends.  Last week, I attended another- virtual- Healthy Baby Home Party with Seventh Generation, Stonyfield and Healthy Child Healthy World, along ...