The importance of water safety and kids #SwimWays

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“I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for SwimWays. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” Taking kids around water can be intimidating because water accidents can happen so fast.. The fact is that it really IS scary! Drowning can happen so fast and can be silent, so close supervision, life jackets and swim lessons are super important for kids of all ages. Did you know {Read More}

Get ready for Summer with Mabel’s Labels #ICCAMPMABEL

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“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Mabel’s Labels. I received a voucher to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” Summertime is crazy for everyone, especially when you’re a parent with kids who need to be here and there and everywhere, all at the same time! Being busy is good but can also cause some confusion for the kids, sometimes, when they’re trying to keep track {Read More}

~ Springtime Adventures & Family Update ~

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Hello there, long lost readers!! As you probably figured out, I took a bit of a hiatus the last month or so, due to homeschool ending, being outdoors in the gorgeous sunshine, and keeping up with my dress-making! About once a year, I like to take a little break from the blogging world because, well, it does get tiring sometimes, with all the scheduled posts and such, so it’s nice to get away for a little while and focus. It {Read More}

Bring DUNKIN’ DONUTS® Coffee to your kitchen! #DunkinKcupLove

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Me and coffee? Yep, we are besties! I zombie-walk to the Keurig every morning and then enjoy my morning brew while the children run around like the little hooligans they are.. Now that the Dunkin’ Donuts® Coffee K-Cup® Pods are available in the coffee aisle at my local grocery store, my mornings are extra sweet, especially when I’m sipping the new Bakery Series® Chocolate Glazed Donut flavor! Mmmmmm… These new coffee flavors have come into grocery stores just in time for Father’s {Read More}

Make every day Earth Day and ‘Green Up’ your bathroom #NaturalGoodness {& Homemade Natural Lotion Bars Recipe}

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NaturalGoodness #CollectiveBias It’s definitely Earth Day every single day in our home! I’ve gone pretty crazy about organics, homemade, natural, and the like.. There are some seriously scary chemicals being used out there, that I’d like to keep my family, especially my kids, away from when possible! Thankfully, ‘greening up’ our bathroom was a simple task. With one trip to Walmart, I got all {Read More}

Introducing…….Little Dandelion Boutique: Handmade Kids Fashions {& a HUGE giveaway!}

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I am SO freaking excited to share this with you all today…. I know I’ve been absent from the blog this month but I have a good reason! I opened up my own handmade clothing shop on Etsy called Little Dandelion Boutique! At Little Dandelion Boutique, you will find handmade fashions for your one in a million girl! I make all clothing pieces by hand and if you choose a ‘custom dress‘, I will make the dress to your little’s {Read More}

Turn your old phone into NEW saved cash with Walmart Family Mobile #MaxYourTax

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MaxYourTax #CollectiveBias We all have old phones lying around.. I knew I did but when I went to look, I found four (FOUR!) just hanging out in my drawer! Did you know that you can take your old sim card compatible phones into Walmart and get new 4G service on them! No more wasted phone and no more buying new phones to get {Read More}

The first time my babies got sick.. @LittleRemedies

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Sick littles are never, ever fun but sick babies are just THE. WORST! They are still so tiny and helpless, and cannot yet tell you what is wrong or what they need.. Plus, even though they seem to recover fairly quickly, those sleepless nights for us parents make every day feel like forever. Do you remember when your first child got their first little illness? I don’t remember specifics with mine, however I do remember those first stuffy noses that {Read More}

Official Top 10 Teacher Blogger Products at #EDexpo2015

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Last week, I was in chilly Atlanta at the 2015 EDexpo and now, I’m back home, thrown back into the hustle and bustle of parenthood, trying to make up for the 3 hours of jet lag I got from my amazing trip! It was busy and my feet were tired from walking the expo for 3 days, but I had such an awesome time, meeting other teacher bloggers, hearing about some great new products, and also talking with company reps {Read More}

Celebrate the NEW Blu-Ray release of Disney’s 101 Dalmatians


This is one of those childhood classic movies that make my heart warm when I remember watching it with my family as a kid.. Yes, I may be a sentimental person but when I can give my own kids the same memories I had growing up, I jump at the chance! Now, for the first time, the classic Disney film, 101 Dalmatians can be spotted on Blu-Ray Combo pack! Pick your favorite spot to watch—anytime and anywhere—and get ready for a {Read More}