Common Mistake with Drugstore Coupons

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I saw a flash of red in my mailbox.  What could it be?  Oh, CVS you’ve done it again! Irresistible coupons clearly burning a hole in my mailbox.    And just like that they lured me back in.  I needed a few things so I was eager to put my $6.00 off of $30.00 coupon […]

Adorable 4th Birthday Party- Pirate Style!

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Ahoy Mateys!  I just had to share the cutest pinterest-inspired pirate 4th birthday party for my son’s friend.  His parents  outdid themselves but it felt so low key to everyone who attended.    We were greeted by the hosts who instructed us to take  one of each of the following laid out on a table: […]

Easy DIY Personal Piñata for the little ones

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These pinatas are a huge hit at any kid’s party!  My friend Erin made them for her little girl’s 3rd birthday party and as you can see the kids just loved them!  Here’s how to make them:   Purchase a package of party hats ($1 for 8), candy and prizes from the dollar store. Stuff each […]

Lions and Tigers and Mammoths, Oh My!

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Gosh I hadn’t been to the circus in YEARS and I was very curious to see what Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus Legends would have in store for us all.  I was so happy to be able to bring my son, my friend and her son to what would prove to be a jaw-dropping, […]

How we survived the Circus Snacks and Souvenirs on $4.00


First let me explain how were got there…   I’m so fortunate to be a publisher for Macaroni Kid– an on line newsletter full of fun-filled activities and events for kids and families.  As a publisher, or “media/press,”  I often get free tickets to events and sometimes in exchange for a review.  So far we […]

Why Netflix rocks and I can finally take a shower.

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I finally signed up for Netflix.   It took me forever but I finally did it.  And I don’t regret it for one second.  While I don’t condone plopping my toddler in front of the TV for hours on end, I do need a break sometimes from mommymommymommymommymommy…  just enough time to take a shower.   […]

Easy No Bake Granola Bars

Youtuber Jen from How Jen Does It  nails an easy no-bake granola bar recipe.  You can change the “toppings” to include coconut, chocolate chips, dried fruit, etc.  I love that she can control the ingredients and they are super easy to make.  On my to-do list for this weekend!   Post Footer automatically generated by Add […]

Win an adorable handmade girl’s bow/headband from SisbroDesigns

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         Compliments of Christine from Sisbrodesigns.   She has hand crafted the cutest clothes and accessories for kids! You can find reasonably priced fashion that looks like it’s from a high end store.   Check out Christine’s Etsy shop!    a Rafflecopter giveaway Post Footer automatically generated by Add Post Footer Plugin […]

Toddler-friendly Tie Die Shirts

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Christine from sisbrodesigns on Etsy has graciously shared an adorable diy craft with her two little girls.    Thanks for sharing, Christine !   Take it away!  (Check back for an awesome give away from her Etsy store! ) I’ve always wanted to experiment with tie die crafts with my kids but I was always worried about […]

My Ebates Big Fat Check is here!

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    Ebates has paid me yet again for things I was already buying! All I did was go through first and click on the store I needed and instantly my purchases were linked to my Ebates account. It really is that easy. Free cash back my friends!   If you aren’t using Ebates […]