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May Day Bouquet Craft Project

In many cultures, May Day is celebrated with parties and food to welcome the beginning of Spring. It's not a huge holiday here in the US, but May 1st does allow for a few fun traditions. One of which I'm excited to introduce you to today!It all started years ago with my grandma. Due to her Swiss and … Continue Reading

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5 Ideas for Stay-at-Home Moms on Take Your Daughter to Work Day

As a stay-at-home mom, it’s easy to think that Take Your Daughter to Work Day on April 23rd might not “work.” But there’s no reason to skip this opportunity to educate your daughter about one of the toughest jobs in the world, and maybe even have some fun while you’re at it. Here are 5 ideas […]

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Roasted Coconut Cinnamon Apples

For years I collected those “5 Ingredients Or Less” type of recipes. Simple speaks to me. I love these recipes because they’re easy, less expensive and almost always, quite delicious! That’s why I’m sharing my recipe for roasted coconut cinnamon apples today. It is a big hit around here – the perfect breakfast side, afternoon […]

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The Whys of Parenting and Cheski Baby Socks

*This is a sponsored post by The Cheski Sock Company. Thanks for supporting Baby Gizmo.  There are so many “whys” that you’ll ask yourself when you become a parent. Some have pretty simple answers and some just don’t. One question you may ask yourself every time you are backtracking your steps in the mall for […]


25 Books for Take Your Daughter to Work Day

Take Your Daughter to Work Day is a wonderful opportunity to inspire and encourage your daughter’s dreams and aspirations. Regardless of what your job is, you can speak to your little girl about the job of her dreams and introduce her to women who work in that field. But if you don’t happen to know someone […]

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Fisher Price Thomas The Train: Take n’ Play Roaring Dino Run Review

The Junior Gizmo kids are at it again with a great toy review and this one is for all the Thomas & Friends fans out there! We know many kids love, love, love their Thomas the Tank toys so we knew it would be a great idea to show you one of the newer options. […]

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Infant Car Seats and Travel PSA

Infant car seats are super convenient for taking baby on-the-go and easily getting them in and out of the car even if they are sleeping. Since I always recommend that parents travel with their child’s car seat, because rental car agency car seats can be gross, broken or just hard to use, I see many […]


Five Pregnancy Nausea Tips

We all know each woman, and therefore each pregnancy, is unique and different, but perhaps the most common “side effect” of pregnancy (especially in the early months) is nausea. I am most definitely feeling sicker this pregnancy compared to my last. I’m just starting my second trimester now, so I’m slowly feeling better, but it’s certainly been […]


Walt Disney World’s Sci-Fi Dine In Restaurant Review

I can’t wait to share this review with you! While my family and I were at Walt Disney World, we dined at the Sci-Fi Dine In located inside Disney’s Hollywood Studios Theme Park. This place is unlike any restaurant you’ve ever been to. Take a look! If you haven’t heard of it before, this restaurant […]

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Buenaventura Grand Hotel and Spa Puerto Vallarta Room Tour (VIDEO)

Last month, I took a press trip to Puerto Vallarta to explore all the family-friendly things there were to do there. From a taco tour to a pirate cruise, we had so much fun finding the best things for kids in Puerto Vallarta. Since I like to share my entire trips with you, I wanted […]

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8 (Stupid) Modern Parenting Trends

Warning: This article is part of “The Edge” series and may not appeal to those without a sense of humor or those who are completely opposed to any and all swear words. I was born in the 70’s. There was a lot of smoking and no car seats during that decade. My Halloween masks were […]