Football Themed Cookie Cutters And Molds

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Planning a Super Bowl Sunday party? Whether you're baking a football shaped cake or need to make the perfect helmet cookies, we're sharing some cutters and molds that your guests will love!Football and Helmet Cookie Cutters- $6.30Wilton 4 Piece Cookie Cutter Set- $4.31Wilton Mini Football Silicone Mold $11.11Football Lolly Chocolate Candy Molds $5.69 Football … [Read more...]

Coming to Terms with My Post Baby Body

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My fellow moms,I would be lying to you if I told you I love my body. I would also be lying to you if I told you I wish to change it. (I’m also TOTALLY lying to you when I say I work out every day to look better too…) See, I have come to terms with my new “mom body.” I know that maybe one day I’ll be able to fit back into those size 3 jeans (yeah right) and be completely … [Read more...]

26 Alphabet Books for Your 3-6 Year Old

26 Awesome Alphabet Books for 3-6 year olds

We have an alphabet lover in our house. Every time we go to the library he asks for more ABCs, more ABCs, MORE ABCs! We've read our fair share of alphabet picture books, and some have become family favorites! Whether your little one is an alphabet lover, alpha-phobic, or alpha-apathetic, I'm sure you will dig the books below.Here are 26 Alphabet Books for your 3-6 Year … [Read more...]

Mom’s Morning Beauty Routine #keepinitreal

Mom's Morning Beauty Routine #keepinitreal

 Rise and shine mamas! It’s morning! Time to get ready for another day with those precious kiddos of yours. But there’s no reason why you can’t look your best. Here’s a simple tutorial to stream line your morning beauty routine: 1. Exercise - What better way to start your day and enhance your natural beauty. Something as simple as stretching and a brisk … [Read more...]

Playtime: It’s Just Plain Boring

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All I hear is the tick – tick – tick of the wall clock marking the seconds as they creep slowly along like the dripping of molasses.I’m a slave to the whims and decisions of another, watching my day crawl by at a glacial pace with no end in sight. My mind turning to mush, I can feel my neural receptors atrophy from lack of use.How long must I endure? Maybe if I close my … [Read more...]

2 FREE (or Cheap) Online Weight Loss Plans

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For busy moms on a budget, gym memberships and fancy meal plans just might not be in the cards. How’s a thrifty mom, who’s short on time, supposed to lose weight and get in shape? I’ve found TWO Free (or Cheap) Online Weight Loss Plans just for you (and me)!1) Eat This MuchEat This Much is a web-based diet and nutrition guide that, as their website states, … [Read more...]

Fashion Inspiration for Plus Size Moms

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Where my plus-size mamas at? I’ve always been a curvy girl, which can sometimes make fashion choices challenging. Add in the limitations on my time and pocket book, plus the requirements of running around after three tiny, crazy people, and feeling fashionable can seem almost impossible. Not so! Full-figured mamas can be fully fabulous! If you’re “all about that bass” like me, … [Read more...]

Oh Baby, What a Deal! Save 20% on Baby Gear at Amazon.com!

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We have great news! Now through September 30, Amazon Baby Store customers can save an additional 20% off car seats, strollers and baby gear by using the promo code WHATADEAL at checkout! The Oh Baby, What a Deal promotion includes a great selection of products from Graco, Evenflo, Safety 1st, Chicco and Recaro. Below are some items you can save on:· Evenflo Maestro Booster … [Read more...]

Life With A Newly Potty Trained Kid

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My son just turned three years old and he is newly potty trained. I tried everything. I read every book, read every article online, took on all of the advice that was given to me and nothing seemed to work. I stayed home for weeks at a time so my son could pick up on it and still nothing. Then one magical day while we were sitting at The Cheesecake Factory, the heavens parted, … [Read more...]

Apple Stamping Art Project

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We've officially arrived in apple season! Around here we're eating a ton of apples and canning applesauce, but if you ask my daughter, our most fun apple activity has been our apple stamping art project!There isn't much prep involved for an afternoon of apple stamping, just a few supplies and one, dare I say, AMAZING tip to make stamping a little easier for your … [Read more...]

How To Teach Your Little Ones To Take Care Of Pets

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If you've got pets, it's crucial to teach your kids how to take care of them. It also teaches them so many important lessons, most importantly, the importance of taking responsibility. While your children shouldn't be the primary care givers of your animals, there are so many things they can do to help out with your pets! 1. Set realistic expectations. One of … [Read more...]

Zucchini Goat Cheese Enchiladas AND Quiche Cups

Zucchini Goat Cheese Enchiladas

With a bunch of tinies running around, mama don't play when it comes to meal prep. I don't have time to slowly, calmly dice and slice and saute. And I certainly don't have time to do a sink full of dishes three times a day.I fell in love with these two recipes and modified them, so I could use fewer dishes and make breakfast and dinner at the same time, with six servings … [Read more...]

How To Survive Disney World With Kiddos

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Around the country, schools have started and it's a great time to visit Walt Disney World with little ones.  However, even with crowds being lighter than usual because school is in session, it's still Walt Disney World, where visitors come from around the globe.  There are certain ways of managing the madness so that everyone has fun, even the baby in the … [Read more...]

8 Best Youtube Fitness Channels for Busy Moms

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There’s no reason not to get a fabulous workout even without a gym membership. I’ve found some fantastic fitness classes, right in the comfort of my own home. If, like me, your couch is covered in laundry that needs to be folded and put away, why not put that off by watching sweating with some Youtube videos instead.Here are the 8 Best Youtube Fitness Channels for Busy … [Read more...]

10 Darling Hand Print Projects

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This last week a dear friend and her son visited my family from the Midwest. We were sipping coffee (this yummy recipe!) and chatting when I told the kiddos TV time was over and they could choose between outside playing or play dough. My friend glanced and me and whispered "I hate play dough, I never let him play because of the mess it creates!" I, on the other hand, LOVE play … [Read more...]