US Soccer surprises Women’s Soccer Team for Mother’s Day

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*Grab your tissues*  This past weekend, U.S. Soccer gave the U.S. Women's National Team a huge surprise. HUGE.  The team was having a pregame dinner and were told they had special guest speakers to 'mix things up' a bit. Turns out, the guest speaker?  Their moms.  I totally would recommend putting this video into full ...

Button Tree Burlap Canvas

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I've been really wanting to get back into doing crafts again.  It's been a long while since I've really delved into any kind of creative expression and I've missed it. It's almost like a therapeutic activity! Kohls recently contacted me to see if I'd be willing to try out the new Cricut Explore Air machine ...

Four Steps To Choosing the Right Mother’s Day Gift #Shopswell #Giveaway

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Mother's Day is coming.  Super soon.  (Just so you know, it's also my birthday this year...sometimes that's kind of fun). Most of us either want to celebrate being a mom, or celebrate our own moms.  But how do you find the right gift? If you don't have suggestions from the mom in your life but ...

Flower Pot Candy Jar

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I can hardly believe we are halfway through April already.  Before we know it we'll be celebrating Mother's Day and then the school year will be coming to an end.  If you're looking for a handmade gift for mom or maybe even something to say thank you to your child's teacher for all they've done ...

Felt Napkin Rings

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These adorable napkin rings are fun and simple to make, and would be a great Mother's Day gift (hint, hint, family) or just a fun craft to make for yourself. But some bright colored napkins to go in them, and you'll have a beautiful (and inexpensive) gift made with love! FELT NAPKIN RINGS SUPPLIES Turquoise felt Red or Pink ...

What I really want for Mother’s Day is… HoneyBaked Ham?

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Someone asked me today what my dream Mother's Day would be.  I realized, I don't have a great answer for that. I could be sappy and sentimental and want to spend the day with my family.  It kind of got me thinking, though.  What WOULD my day look like? What do I really want for ...

My Mother’s Day Plans include unplugging it all #SocialBlackout

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It's Mother's Day weekend and as much as I love you all, dear friends, I won't be online much.  Especially not on Sunday, Mother's Day itself.  Why is that?  I want to unplug, unwind and just chill.  All day.  I won't lie, it will be hard, because I've always got my phone right there, or ...

Double Cash Back at Ebates in time for Mother’s Day!

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Happy May!  It's almost Mother's Day- and it's time for many (including myself) to get those gifts, flowers, cards, plants, etc purchased in time for Sunday.  It's also my birthday week...and since I'm a mom...so sometimes maybe it's time for me to surprise myself?!  One of my FAVORITE ways to shop is online but my ...

Empowering Women for Mother’s Day #PintoEmpower (Giveaway)

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As we celebrate mothers around the world this weekend, it seems to me that we should be doing what we can to celebrate women around the world in general- yes, mothers, but when we're looking to get something for a mother in our lives to show a token of our appreciation for all they do, ...

What are you making for mom? With Mom? As a mom? Mother’s Day Giveaway

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It's the end of April, and Mother's Day is just a few weeks away.  Back in the day, my mom and I enjoyed doing crafts together. While she's not here to spend Mother's Day with, I'll carry on our tradition of crafting together with my kids- even if it's my own Mother's Day surprise.  It's ...