Fun Kool-Aid Crafts and Recipes ($250 Prize Pack Giveaway)

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Growing up, we had Kool-Aid a lot. Well, maybe not a lot, but at parties, celebrations, we definitely did.  I remember we had these really cool Kool-Aid man mugs and I really really loved those mugs. We might have had a pitcher, too.  Whatever- they were AWESOME. Photo Credit for these beauties goes to Nothyme4Presents  (and excuse ...

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 ...

Pretty Poppies for Back to School ($100 Gymboree Giveaway)

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This post about Pretty Poppies for Back to School is brought to you by our fashion forward friends at Gymboree.  I don't even think I have a lot to SAY about these pieces- I think the photos kind of speak for themselves.  Gymboree is known for quality clothing that comes in lines that mix, match ...

Back to School Fashions and Adventures #KidsGotStyle

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This post is the last in a series about back to school fashion as part of my involvement with the #kidsgotstyle campaign with Glam Media. On Friday, my whole family went to Target for some back to school shopping.  As much as I want to say it was fun, well, it was exhausting.  Parts of ...

Healthy Snack Options from Simply Balanced

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This is a sponsored post about healthy snack options from Target Simply Balanced.  Opinions are my own.  We've had a really busy summer in our family- swim team, tennis lessons, swimming lessons for the past 6+ weeks....and now we're finishing up swim lessons but have a few weeks of camp to get through...and in the ...

Back to school and back to fashion! #KidsGotStyle

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This is the first in a series of sponsored posts about back to school must-haves.  School starts in a few weeks- which is going to mean some pretty big changes in our house.  We've been at the pool or tennis lessons all summer which means bathing suits and shorts/tshirts...or bathing suits and coverups.  The kids ...

Tips for Getting ready for Back to School

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This post about getting ready for back to school : health is part of a partnership with Glam Media and This coming August, Glam is L’il Critters vitamins. We have just under a month left here before it's time to go back to school.  Even before we're back in school, things are starting to gear ...

Rice Krispies Make Mornings Better (Giveaway)

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Here's something I bet you don't know about me.  My all time favorite cereal is Rice Krispies.  With milk, without milk, in a bowl, in a cup, out of a baggie...it doesn't matter. I love them.  Rice Krispie treats? Yes, please.  Obviously I love the taste of them, but I've grown to love them even ...

Back to School First Aid Kits (Giveaway)

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Since the kids went back to school, we've gone through 2 entire boxes of Band-Aids, plus half a tube of Neosporin.  I'm totally serious.  I think the increase in boo-boos is from the kids being so tired from the new routine of school, but whatever the reason, my kids seem to drop like flies when ...

Paying it Forward with Gutzy Gear #GutzyGear

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Remember last week I told you about our little get togethers with friends, to share Gutzy Gear and Gutzies patches with them?  Well, Gutzy Gear themselves also sent us $25 Paypal and some extra gear so that we could pay things forward and give a student in need a backpack full of school supplies.  This ...