How Was Your Mother’s Day?

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In a world of technology it’s so easy to get a sneak peek into other family’s lives. Facebook status updates and Instagram photos pop up with the press of a button. Especially around the holidays! Everyone wants to share their highlights, get a few likes and relish in the happy moments. Sometimes it even sparks […]

Hostess Gifts For the Holidays

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Whether you’re stopping in for dinner or spending a week in a friend or relative’s home a hostess (or host) gift can go a long way in saying thank you. So, tally up who you’ll be seeing this season and prep your gifts ahead of time. Here’s a good place to start for ideas! Polygon […]

Step2 Thomas the Train Up & Down Roller Coaster Review

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Thomas the Train is huge with the toddler and preschool crowd! That’s why we just had to get a closer look at the Step2 Thomas the Tank Up & Down Roller Coaster for you! This is a toy that needs some space but will keep 2-5 year olds busy, busy, busy. This “roller coaster” can be set up […]

National Costume Swap Day

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Just a few weeks until all the little goblins and ghouls come knocking at our doors! And in preparation, October 12th is officially National Costume Swap Day. So … set your sewing machine aside, mamas, and find a swap near you! You’ll save yourself time and money. And if that doesn’t make you excited for […]

Father’s Day Gifts For the Culinary Man

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My husband’s birthday is at the end of May so I don’t change gears to Father’s Day preparation until after Memorial Day. Kind of a quick turnaround as I usually try to plan way ahead for holidays, but it is what it is. Due to the speed I have to organize Father’s Day with I […]

Gifts Mama Would Love For … Mother’s Day

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Outside of the traditional massage and pedicure (and who doesn’t love those!) I’ve been dreaming of a gift or two for Mother’s Day. Of course, the greatest gift of all are the two munchkins who made me a mama, but since my husband usually comes through royally with a little token of their appreciation here’s […]

Baby Gizmo 12 Days of Christmas Day 3

Britax Giveaway

Congrats to the winners: Britax Baby Carrier – #6774 – Rachel E. Britax Convertible Car Seat - Entry #927 – Megan A. On the third day of Christmas, Baby Gizmo gave to me… Britax Convertible Car Seat (of my choice!) & a Britax Baby Carrier Today we are choosing TWO winners! Woot! Woot! One winner will […]

Chocolate Peppermint Rice Krispie Balls

Chocolate Peppermint Rice Krispie Balls

So much holiday baking to do – so little time! Today I’m sharing a super yummy (and easy!) recipe for the holidays. Rice Krispie treats are not only for kids. If you make them like we are today, it becomes a fabulous holiday dessert that not only kids will love but adults will too! We are mixing up […]

DIY Ribbon Wreath Craft

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With Thanksgiving and Christmas approaching I thought I would share one of my favorite crafts with you all. I don’t consider myself very crafty but I have one execption. Ribbon wreaths. These wreaths are fairly easy to make but they are a little time consuming. Each wreath will cost about $20-$40 depending on the size […]

12 Weeks of Holidays: Week Two – Bringing Baby Home with Club MomMe (Giveaway)

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*Congrats to the winner – entry #1432 – Jennifer B. We are teaming up with Club MomMe for Week 2 of their “12 Weeks of Holidays” giveaway. This giveaway is all about bringing home da’ baby! All the details are below! And yes, this is a one winner takes all situation! Woot! Woot!     […]