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 ...

Curiosityville online learning site for kids #Curiosityville

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This post about the new online learning site for kids, Curiosityville, is a sponsored post with The Motherhood. With summer so close to being here (three more weeks of school!), keeping the kids' learning fresh in their minds is on MY mind. I don't want them to lose what they've learned and have to relearn ...

Protecting and storing your important documents with BestBequest

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This is a sponsored post about safely and privately storing your important documents, pictures, and videos, With all of the natural (and sadly, unnatural) disasters that happen in the world these days, having a way to keep our important papers and documents is more important than ever. It used to be the safety ...

Home Depot DIY Birdhouse Kit #DigIn

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This is a sponsored post about a DIY Birdhouse Kit written by me on behalf of The Home Depot. This kit is available at TheHomeDepot.comas well as in some Home Depot stores (not mine) and is very reasonably priced at just $9.97. It is an easy to assemble kit that needs minimal tools ...

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 ...