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American Girl Truly Me Campaign #TrulyMe

You know how much we love American Girl, right? Well, let me clarify…how much my 10 year old daughter loves American Girl! Well, we are super excited to be participating in their Truly Me Campaign that starts today. With the #TrulyMe campaign, American Girl is inviting moms to help empower girls to express themselves and […]

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Essentials for Baby’s Arrival

If you’re in the process of registering for baby gear, it can absolutely get overwhelming with options. I believe that most things available for babies are nice to have, but not essentials whatsoever. This list is very subjective, obviously, as it’s from my personal point of view, but I still want to share what items […]

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8 Delicious Strawberry Recipes

It’s strawberry season and so today I’ve rounded up 8 delicious strawberry recipes for you! Did you know that strawberries are packed full of nutrients and antioxidants? If you want to know more, check out this link. If that’s not enough to convince you, then just think of their sweet and juicy flavour, and how […]

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What’s in the Box Wednesday – Junior Gizmo

It’s Wednesday, people, and you know what that means, right?!? It’s time for WHAT’S IN THE BOX WEDNESDAY! The Junior Gizmo kids are back and they have a great big box to open! What’s in the Box has become one of their favorite games to play, and we’ve heard that it’s a new favorite of […]

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Walt Disney World Packing Tips

Today I wanted to share some tips with you all on packing for Walt Disney World. Tips to save you time, have you prepared, and save you money once there! – Buy what you can BEFORE you arrive. Autograph books, Disney apparel like tees and baseball caps, etc. Buy all of these things prior to […]

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DIY Puzzle From Leftover Art Projects

If you have a preschooler in your midst there is no doubt in my mind that your home is overflowing with art projects. Ours is! Probably 10+ new things a week! We display many of my daughter’s treasures, but at some point, it comes time to memorialize them with Artkive and stealthily move them into […]

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5 Things You Worry About When Having A Second Child

I’m expecting my second and like many women, I have some worries about becoming a mother of two. So let’s talk about the five top things we think about when having another child, and how we can overcome these fears. 1. You will not be able to love the second child as much as the […]


Having Twins? Baby Products You NEED Two of (and those you don’t!)

When I found out I was having twins, I began to mentally calculate the cost. It seemed like a lot of dollars and a lot of floor space would be eaten up by purchasing two of everything. I found out pretty quick there were some must have items, and some not so much. If you […]


SeaWorld San Diego’s Seven Seas Food Festival

On a beautiful, spring day, my little family and I had the opportunity to visit SeaWorld San Diego during their Seven Seas Food Festival. My oldest is 3-years-old, and he’d never been to SeaWorld. Not only was it a special day for him, but it was a fabulous day for my taste buds as I […]

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Walt Disney World with Kids Merchandise Tip

It’s time for another Disney World Tip from Baby Gizmo! In an effort to help families who are planning on visiting the happiest place on earth, we are continuing our Disney video series that will help you with many tips that are not widely known about the Disney parks. Today we have a great tip […]