Wine’d Down Wednesday {45}

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Welcome to the 45th Week of Wine’d Down Wednesday! Thank you SO MUCH to everyone that has been linking with us so far, we are beyond thrilled to have you coming back week after week and just love reading all of your posts! We were all so excited and overjoyed that so many of you want to come and share your awesomeness with us. Keep on sharing and spreading the Wine’d Down love Are you interested in joining our fun? {Read More}

Ten Things You’ll Hear a First Time Mom Say

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I have a lot of friends recently had their first baby and when I see them with them I flashback to all this years ago when I was a young new mom and all the hopes, dreams and aspirations I had and also all the fear, exhaustion and diluted views I had too. This got me thinking of things almost all new moms can be caught saying, at least at one time or another. And yes, I’m pretty sure I {Read More}

Starburst Sorbet Bar Moscato Floats + a giveaway

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One of my very favorite candies has always been Starbursts. Ever since I was a kid, I have loved these fruity little squares, and while I try not to et candy as much now that I am an adult, I do like to treat myself every now and again. Well, Starbursts have been transformed into something absolutely deliciously wonderful: Starburst Sorbet Pops. Holy moley, these pops are GOOD! They are so fruity and light, perfect for a warm summer day. {Read More}

Help Pre-Bot Begin his Journey!

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  There’s an awesome project out there on Kickstarter that I wanted to share with you all today! If you haven’t heard of Kickstarter, it’s a funding website where small businesses or individuals can post their projects in hopes of getting enough funding to get started. Today I wanted to share a neat book that’s trying to get enough funding to get started: Pre-Bot Learns Not to Hurt. I have had the opportunity to read the book and it has {Read More}

Let’s Pley! {review & giveaway}

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Do you have some Lego lovers at your house? I do. My son is always wanting new sets to play and build with and it can get quiet expensive if you were trying to keep up with their demands. If you have this problem too, I want to introduce you to your new best friend: Pley! Pley is kind of like old-school Netflix but for Legos. This ingenious service allows you to receive new Lego sets in the mail for {Read More}

THE Pin-it Party {61}

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Welcome to THE Pin It Party Pinterest Linkup! We are so happy that you are here to share you bloggy awesomeness with us. Did you know you can add up to THREE posts right here and now! Please be sure to read over all the of the party “rules” to help spread the word about the party. Don’t forget to PIN each other’s posts. You guys really bring so much great stuff to this party. Thank you for that! XO, {Read More}

Wine’d Down Wednesday {44}

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Welcome to the 44th Week of Wine’d Down Wednesday! Thank you SO MUCH to everyone that has been linking with us so far, we are beyond thrilled to have you coming back week after week and just love reading all of your posts! We were all so excited and overjoyed that so many of you want to come and share your awesomeness with us. Keep on sharing and spreading the Wine’d Down love Are you interested in joining our fun? {Read More}

Posts My Kids Would Write, If They had a Blog

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My kids do not have a blog (thank goodness)…but if they did, I imagine they would have all sorts of helpful tips and tricks for other kids. I have thought long and hard, and have come up with a hilariously true list of my kids top ten blog posts that they would write- and I image they would be VERY popular among the 4-8 year old age range. Here are ten blog posts that I imagine my kids would write {Read More}

18 School Morning Breakfast Ideas {round up}

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  Do you know what today is?? It’s the first day of school for my kids!! We live in a district with a modified year round schedule, where we get 7 weeks in the summer off, 3 in the fall, 2 in the winter and 2 in the spring- which means we go back much earlier than most other schools- which is ok by me!! We have been off since mid May so my kids are ready for school and {Read More}

Simple Shell Summer Wreath {tutorial}

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Since summer has been upon us for awhile now, I have been wanting to make a summer-themed yard wreath for my door, but time is always against me. I finally bit the bullet and decide to make a simple one, one that would be perfect for summer but not take me too long either. This wreath is made with a gorgeous nautical blue yarn and some seashells- that’s it! Very easy. To make this wreath, you will need: straw or {Read More}

THE Pin-it party {60}

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Welcome to THE Pin It Party Pinterest Linkup! We are so happy that you are here to share you bloggy awesomeness with us. Did you know you can add up to THREE posts right here and now! Please be sure to read over all the of the party “rules” to help spread the word about the party. Don’t forget to PIN each other’s posts. You guys really bring so much great stuff to this party. Thank you for that! XO, {Read More}

All About Little Miss {giveaway}

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Summer is the perfect time to celebrate little girls! These girlie Summer Essentials featured by Green Scene Mom are made by companies who offer eco-friendly, quality, and innovative product solutions that incorporate adorable styles too! Read on to learn more about these amazing products and scroll down to enter to win them! pediped’s adorable shoes are perfect for going on summer adventures! These stylish shoes fit comfortably and ensure healthy foot development. They are available in more than 140 designs {Read More}

Wine’d Down Wednesday {43}

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Welcome to the 43rd Week of Wine’d Down Wednesday! Thank you SO MUCH to everyone that has been linking with us so far, we are beyond thrilled to have you coming back week after week and just love reading all of your posts! We were all so excited and overjoyed that so many of you want to come and share your awesomeness with us. Keep on sharing and spreading the Wine’d Down love Are you interested in joining our fun? {Read More}

Top Ten Things I Have Said NO to this week

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I say no, a lot! Not because I’m a mean mommy but because my kids ask me for some ridiculous things. I should title this “part one” because I could see this top ten theme lasting many, many, many top ten tuesdays! Without further a do, here are just ten of the things I had to say no to this week to my kids: 1. Can we get another dog? 2. Can I have ice cream for breakfast? 3. Can {Read More}

4 Week Shape Up Plan {review}

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It’s no secret that I have struggled with my metabolism for the past year. I have tried to make some changes and some have worked and some, not so much.  Part of it is getting older and from my pregnancies, and part of it is my fault. Inconsistent eating and workouts are definitely to blame. I never used to really “gain” weight…well now that is definitely NOT the case. I am up a bit in my weight (more than I {Read More}

Red, White and Blue Cocktail {round up}

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Happy birthday America! This red, white and blue holiday is a great one to celebrate with family and friends and is perfect for sipping on, yes, a red, white or blue cocktail- or all three! I have scoured the ‘net and found twelve of the best and yummiest red, white and blue cocktails perfect for drinking while singing Happy Birthday to the greatest country on Earth! Check out these for some holiday drink inspiration this 4th of July! 1. Strawberry {Read More}

Homemade Snow Dough

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Do you wanna build a snowman? In July?? Yes, I went there. This week we made a few batches of snow dough for the kids to play with. This really fun and incredibly soft dough is super easy to make and only uses 3 ingredients, one being optional! This craft is fun but let me warn you- it can get messy! It’s probably best to play outside with it if you can. It’s currently over 100 degrees here today so {Read More}

Wine’d Down Wednesday {42}

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Welcome to the 42nd Week of Wine’d Down Wednesday!! We have decided to spice things up a bit here for Wine’d Down Wednesday to try keep things fresh and fun- since many people do it anyways, we have decided to up the limit on posts you can share with us to up to three! This way, we can all share more of what we love and help to extend our reach for Wine’d Down Wednesday! So when you get to {Read More}

10 Things that Test a Parent’s Patience

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It’s easy for parents to get annoyed with their kids- very easily. Especially when you are home with them every.single.day. All those noises, looks, whines, cries and the slow motion behavior can REALLY start to get on your nerves after awhile. Certain things can be worse than others and today I am here to share ten of the worst. Inspired by an article I read a ways back, I thought for sure this would make an awesome post Without further {Read More}

An Open Letter to the Man at the Food Store

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An open letter to the man behind me at the food store… Dear Man behind me in line at the food store, I see you behind me put your few items on the belt- hurried as if you were already in a rush before even the notion of having to wait. I know I have huge order of food, as usual, and perhaps that’s what had annoyed you in the first place. I realize you are only buying 4 or {Read More}