North Idaho Local Life: Prairie Home Farm Pumpkin Patch

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I have already shared how much I love Fall and all of the adventures it brings.. The pumpkin patch is one of my favorite outings of the season and the kids love it just as much as I do! This year, we went to the Prairie Home Farm for the first time, and it was so cute and cozy.. We will definitely be going back next year! The family who lives here opens their land to the public only in the {Read More}

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery #PoweringSafety (and Giveaway with 2 winners!)

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As parents, we all know that getting our kids to sleep is challenging already, so when time changes come around, it can be really rough! This Sunday, November 2nd, is when Day Light Savings ends and we change our clocks back an hour.. Don’t forget!  You know what else you need to remember?? Changing the batteries in your smoke detectors! Did you know that home fires take the lives of more than 2,500 people each year in the United States {Read More}

Happy Huluween with Hulu Plus (and ad-free watching for kids!)

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Celebrate Halloween this year with Hulu Plus! Fix a yummy Halloween treat (maybe some delicious candy corn cupcakes?), snuggle up together on the couch and watch some spooky and silly movies. We are going to have a Huluween party this weekend, for sure! Do you have Hulu Plus? If you don’t, you sure are missing out! With Hulu Plus, you have access to way more shows and movies that are available through the free Hulu. Plus, when you have the {Read More}

Get your family prepared for flu season (homemade elderberry syrup recipe)

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With at least 4 months of cold/flu weather up here in North Idaho, I just have to stock up on all my flu-fighting essentials so I don’t run out in an emergency! I also like to use more preventative medicine than actual over-the-counter medicine with my family, especially the kiddos. Elderberry syrup is absolutely amazing for boosting the immune system, is chock-full of antioxidants, and is great for kids and adults alike to be used for prevention or treatment! Seriously, {Read More}

Raising children with character #‎HTCompassion‬

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*Disclosure: I am a part of the PTPA Brand Ambassador Program with Harvest Time and I received compensation as a part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own.* If we want the world to be a better place, we should start by being better to our children. Our children are the most important people in the world to us parents. We raise them with our values, morals and beliefs, using every single day {Read More}

Calling all bloggers for the 5th Annual Merry Fluffy Christmas Event! #FluffyXmas


IT’S HAPPENING AGAIN!! The biggest and best holiday event you have been waiting for is now open for sign-ups! If you own a blog and have a fluffy addiction, come join TONS of bloggers in the biggest cloth diapering giveaway event of the year for Merry Fluffy Christmas! I started the Merry Fluffy Christmas cloth diaper giveaway event 5 years ago and it continues to grow immensely each year! I am hoping for 50 blogs involved this year so I need your help to get the {Read More}

Family Day at Walter’s Fruit Ranch in Green Bluff, WA

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Fall is my favorite time of year. I just love when the weather cools off and we get to pull out the sweaters that have been shoved to the back of our drawers during summer. I absolutely love all the colors of fall, the trees always changing and then making a beautiful blanket on the ground. Everything about fall makes me warm, happy and sentimental. This is the time of year that I love doing those special, memory-creating activities with my {Read More}

Fall for The World of Eric Carle from Gymboree

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When our favorite books come to life, that is something to celebrate! The boys were thrilled when I told them that The World of Eric Carle came to life at Gymboree and we knew they’d be our favorites, even before they arrived. Being able to wear their favorite characters from their favorite books is a pretty special thing! Fall is such a special season to us as a family and the boys’ new shirts made it even more fun this {Read More}

Jamberry Nails Review: Stylish, durable nails for moms on the go (Plus a giveaway!)

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 *This is not a sponsored post, however I will earn free Jamberry products if you make a purchase from the links I provide below.* By now, most of you have probably already heard about the new nail craze, Jamberry Nails. I wanted to share them with you today because I decided to try them out and holy cow…..are they just as amazing as everyone was saying! These non-toxic, vinyl nail wraps make nail art super easy and super inexpensive! Now {Read More}

Celebrate National Coffee Day with Eight O’Clock Coffee and Friends #8OClockCoffee

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My husband and I are both huge coffee drinkers so in our home, every day is a day to celebrate coffee! For the rest of the nation, today is a special day – National Coffee Day! This year is the 20th anniversary of the classic Friends tv show and Eight O’Clock Coffee has created a special, limited-adition coffee to celebrate this special occasion, Central Perk Roast! This roast is absolutely delicious and perfect for getting going in the mornings, or for sharing with {Read More}