What my parents did to give me the Good Life #GoodLife

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This post brought to you by Allstate. All opinions are 100% mine. Allstate’s “Good Hands for the Good Life” is new and different for an insurance company. It has a voice of optimism and celebration vs. fear. The Allstate brand commercial tells the story of how there are risks everywhere, but we as people don’t let ...

Cradle and Thread Baby Clothes that Give Back with Every Purchase

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I got a great package in the mail recently from the good folks at Cradle and Thread.  Cradle and Thread is a baby clothing company and it just so happens that I gave birth to my first child six weeks ago.  I received the Infant Starter Set which consisted of 2 short sleeve bodysuits, 2 ...

Home Depot Kids Workshops are fun and educational #DigIn

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We are a family that does our projects ourselves...we always DIY.  I think we've hired someone to do things exactly three times since we purchased our first home.  Naturally, our kids want to help and be part of our projects, but sometimes those projects just aren't suitable for little ones to be helping.  We try ...

Our family finally joined Netflix. We love it! #NetflixKids #Family #ad

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This post about Netflix and why we are loving the Netflix Kids selections is sponsored.  I am so sick of paying money for cable television for dozens of channels we never watch.  I'm also sick of paying money for cable television channels that are NOT child friendly and seem to "hug" kid's channels in the ...

Why on earth do I need life insurance?

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Why on earth do *I* need life insurance, when I've been a stay home mom for just about 8 years now? I haven't been a source of income for our family, so why would life insurance be something we need? Thanks to my Ambassadorship with Genworth, who sponsors this series of posts,  I've been learning ...

Free Weekend Family Fun Activities

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Creating memories with our children is worth cherishing.  You don't have to pull out your wallet and fork over big money to have fun with your kids.   Hopefully you will find something do to from this list of Free Weekend Family Fun Activities.  Thanks Coupons Are Great for the list! American Girl: Various days throughout ...

Huggies Snug and Dry Diapers for Moms on the Move! #HuggiesTester

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Spring is in the air and our family is on the move everyday!  We love to take advantage of the beautiful weather to get up and out of the house.  Whether it be exploring a new park, shopping, or just playing at a friends house, we are constantly on the go.  With a toddler in ...

Tyson commits to providing nutritionally balanced school meals

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Next year is going to be the year of changes for many, including my son- he'll be going to school all day, and having lunch at school for the first time.  As many parents are, I am concerned that the meals and options offered to school children in cafeterias are more healthy than not.  My ...