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Kindness Really Does Count!

On Monday, I arrived home to Greenleigh running through the house in her tutu, waiving a piece of paper in the air.  “Mommy, mommy, I won something!”, she screeched.  The crumpled piece of paper was then hurled in my direction, caught a bit of air, and floated to the floor.  When I finally got a […]

20 Valentine’s Day Cookies You’ll Want to Make!

20 Valentine’s Day Cookies My husband was away over the weekend with Everett, which left the girls and I at home for a little girl time.  Everyone needs a little girl time, right?  Anyway, as I put together activities for us to do while the boys were away, making cookies was at the very top […]

Working Mom Guilt: It’s Not for Everyone

I’ve noticed that life events happen in waves.  Relationships seem to pop up in clusters, followed by weddings, and babies…before I know it, I’m talking to new moms as they’re about to head back into work.  Given the flurry of friends that I have returning to the workplace after all-too-short or all-too-long maternity leaves (depends who you […]

A Tale of Kindergarten Romance (Maybe?)

On the first day of winter break, Greenleigh greeted me with, “Mommy, I need to go to the store.” Puzzled – since she had already finished all of her holiday shopping at the school store – I inquired why she needed to go shopping. “Colin lost his Spiderman watch today and he’s really sad about it. […]

Celebrate the Opening of Strange Magic {Printables, Activities, Recipes & More!}

Only 5 more days until the Disney’s Strange Magic hits theaters nationwide!  Are you excited?  I am!  Feel like partying in celebration?  Why not?!  Luckily, I have an entire Strange Magic Party Kit to share with you here today, including a very special Bog King Mud Pie recipe which is sure to be a hit […]

Win a $15 Amazon Gift Card in the Welcome Winter Giveaway Hop!

Welcome to my very first giveaway of 2015 – The Welcome Winter Giveaway Hop hosted by The Review Wire!  And I can think of no better way to welcome winter than to giveaway a $15 Amazon Gift Card…that way you can purchase whatever you would like to welcome winter.  Mittens?  A sled?  Furry slippers?  Doesn’t […]

20 Valentine’s Day Crafts {Round Up}

Can you feel it?  Love is in the air!  That’s right, Valentine’s Day is just under a month away!  My kids are already talking about their valentine’s for school, the yummy treats they want to make, and how we’re going to decorate the house.  So, joining in their excitement, I hit the internet to gather […]

Easy Game Day Snacks: Ritz-y Ritz Cracker Turtles {Recipe}

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PreparetoParty #CollectiveBias Truth be told, I don’t watch a ton of regular season professional football.  Don’t get me wrong, it’s on in our house (my husband wouldn’t have it any other way), but I’m far too wrapped up […]

Creative School Lunches: Snow Day Themed School Lunch

While my family traveled over the holidays, my kids had one request – they wanted to see snow.  It was same request that they made just weeks before when they went to visit my sister-in-law in Philadelphia and several times before that.  So for our trip, we packed our mittens, hats, coats, and we hoped for […]

Strange Magic in Theaters January 23rd!

Being a blogger has lots of perks, one of which is getting a sneak peak at the Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures movie slate for 2015.  After seeing what’s in store, I can very confidently say, it’s going to be a great year at the movies! First up – Strange Magic!  Check out this “Creatures […]