THE Pin-it party #67

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Welcome to THE 67th Pin It Party Pinterest Linkup! Here are my three faves from last week. Hope you love them and PIN THEM, too! 1. Lemon Drop Martini // Daily Dish Magazine 2. All-Purpose Muffin Mix // Momma Lew 3. Perfectly Crispy Grilled Pizza // She Builds her Home Click on each host to check out our favorites from last week and to find out if you were featured! Grab the code for our button here! <a href=”http://www.creative-geekery.com”> <img src=”http://i1286.photobucket.com/albums/a618/CreativeGeekery/pinterest-linkup-button_zpsb0f0dd86.png” alt=”Creative Geekery” /> </a>   {Read More}

Wine’d Down Wednesday {50!!} + a giveaway

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Welcome to the 50th Week of Wine’d Down Wednesday! What the what?! Yes you read that correct, we are at the 50th week of Wine’d Down Wednesday!! This little link up that started out with two bloggers and just a few link ups has grown, blossomed and changed into the link up you see today, with four amazing ladies leading the pack and so many awesome link ups, it’s hard to read them all! It’s been an awesome ride and {Read More}

Top Ten Reasons My Kids are Out of Bed

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My kids are like most kids in the fact that they don’t really understand what it means when I say it’s “bed time”. The moment I say “ok, time for bed!” all sort of things come up that keep them from staying in bed and keep them coming out and bothering me. Every night there is a new barrel of reasons why they are getting out of their beds- here are ten of the most recent and real ones: 1. {Read More}

5 Tips for Transitioning Back to School

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School time is here for my kids and quite possibly yours as well. If they haven’t started yet, I imagine they will be very soon! Getting ready for back to school can be quite a feat since all those long summer days and late summer nights can lead to more difficult transitions when it comes to school.  We all love the freedom that summer brings, but also know how important school is and how much better our kids do when {Read More}

THE Pin-it party {66}

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Welcome to THE 65th Pin It Party Pinterest Linkup!  Onto the party! XO Without further ado, here are my three faves from last week. Hope you love them and PIN THEM, too! 1.Creative Lunch Box Ideas // A Mom’s Take 2. Best Homemade Cafe Frappes // Roxy’s Kitchen 3. Cherry Coffee Cake // Bunny’s Warm Oven Click on each host to check out our favorites from last week and to find out if you were featured! Grab the code for our button here! {Read More}

Wine’d Down Wednesday {49}

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Welcome to the 49th 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 We cannot BELIEVE we are almost at {Read More}

10 recipes to help you get more wine into your diet

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Do you love wine like me?? Wine is the perfect beverage to end the day with, but did you know that you can cook and bake with it too?? Yes, I am sure you did, but I have decided to find 10 recipes that can help you get more wine in your diet- from deserts, to frozen treats to desserts!   1. Wine Gummies 2. Raspberry and Lime Sangria Popsicles 3. Red Wine Truffles 4. Sangria Jello 5. Pink Champagne {Read More}

Banana Oatmeal Raisin Muffins

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  School is here and that means hungry kids at the end of the day that are looking for snacks and moms quickly running out of ideas for what to give them! My kids have wicked sweet tooths, like most kids, so convincing them that cookies are NOT a good choice for a snack can be a difficult battle at times. That’s why I love making muffins, since they are 1) portable and travel well in a lunch box and {Read More}

Simple Portable Homework Station Basket

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School is here and school means HOMEWORK!! Homework can be a battle with some kids- I know my kids come home tired and want to veg out so they can sometimes put up a fuss when it comes to homework time. I like to have my kids decompress a bit with a snack and telling me about their day and then get the homework done and out of the way, so we can enjoy the rest of the afternoon. Homework {Read More}

Sweetie Pie Organics Giveaway {Daily Mom}

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We having an awesome giveaway right now over on Daily Mom right now that I wanted to share for two variety packs (12 boxes total!) of these delicious and wholesome fruit snacks from Sweetie Pie Organics and think you should go and enter- yes right now! These snacks are perfect for toddlers, school aged kids, picky eaters and everything in between and I know that your kids will love them. They are absolutely perfect for school lunches or snacks. Want {Read More}

OneDay App Review- Telling Your Story One Day at a Time

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  When you have kids, you start with the first one and take pictures of every little thing: from first nap, to first roll, to first time they eat bananas- no milestone is too small to document. Enter the second child, or more if you are like me, and things get busier by the day and we tend to run out of time and forget to take pictures of everything. With modern day tech, there are more and more options {Read More}

THE Pin-it Party {#65}

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Welcome to THE 65th Pin It Party Pinterest Linkup! Another week AND another new rocking co-host. I am honored to introduce NJ from A Cookie Before Dinner. She is hilarious and an incredibly talented blogger. Keep your eye on her. Now on to the party! XO Without further ado, here are my three faves from last week. Hope you love them and PIN THEM, too! 1. and 2. Elsa and Anna Inspired Dress=up Aprons // Ruffles and Rain boots 3. Blueberry Coconut {Read More}

Wine’d Down Wednesday {48}

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Welcome to the 48th 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 Mom Superpowers I wish I had

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Moms have all sorts of super powers: love, healing a wound with one kiss, ability to juggle 1000 things at once…BUT there are LOTS of super powers I really wish I had, and all for great reasons. Like the good powers. Here are ten super powers I wish I had, just to make my job easier: 1. Ability to Walk Through Walls: “What’s that kids?? You told me you’d turn off the tablets 5 minutes ago? Let me just check {Read More}

Two Year Blogoversary!

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  Today is a special day! Well actually Saturday was, but who’s counting? This weekend marked my two year blogoversary! I have officially been blogging for two entire years- wow! My little baby blog had grown and grown and grown and I am so incredibly happy about it! Obviously my blog would be zero without the love and support of my family, friends and readers so before we share in some memories past, I just wanted to say: I really {Read More}

The 8 Kinds of People you see at the gym

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Being a blogger, I have become observant by nature. Every place I am, I’m naturally watching what goes on around me because you never know what will make a great post someday. Since joining my gym a few weeks ago, I have been not only working out, but I have noticed that there seems to be 8 different types of people you see at the gym, and I wanted to share some of those with you today! Think about who {Read More}

THE Pin-it Party {64}

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Welcome to THE 64th Pin It Party Pinterest Linkup! Woot woot! I am super excited to announce that we have added a new co-host… Julie Deneen. This woman writes not one, not two, but THREE blogs including one call Fabulous Blogging! Check her out. She totally rocks. Without further ado, here are my three faves from last week. Hope you love them and PIN THEM, too! 1. Rainbow Sherbet Cookies // Life with the Crust Cut Off 2. Puppy Party Ideas // About a {Read More}

Wine’d Down Wednesday {47}

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Welcome to the 46th 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}

10 Ways to be the favorite classroom parent

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Back to school is here and back to school means new classrooms, new teachers and new routines. Having taught myself, I like to be involved as much as I can in my child’s education. I am lucky and my kids attend a fantastic school with even more fantastic teachers. They are not only my children’s educators, but I consider them friends as well. Being on both sides of the coin, having my own classroom for 7 years and then having {Read More}

Cleaning Made Easy with Swiffer

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I once heard a saying years back that said “cleaning your house with kids in it is like brushing your teeth while eating an Oreo”- and I think that’s the truth BUT we still NEED to clean, don’t we?? I am always looking for ways to make my house cleaning tasks a bit easier, and Swiffer has done that for me! Have you seen those Big Green Box commercials? Yes, me too!! So you can imagine my excitement when I {Read More}