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4th of July Family Game Ideas

Every 4th of July, my family gets together for a backyard BBQ before we go watch the fireworks at night. I love the food, the people, but I L-O-V-E the games! Check out some of our favorite backyard family game ideas that are sure to brighten up your celebration this year! - Bean Bag Toss. … Continue Reading

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Motherhood Is…

Motherhood is a work of contradictions. It is a unique and solitary experience in many ways, but it’s also universal and common among us. We are painting our own pictures with various techniques and brush strokes, but each canvas shows families, struggles, triumphs, failures, and consumed hearts. We comprise the unique working parts in a […]

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Review: Combi Fold and Go Double Stroller + Giveaway

Giveaway CLOSED! Congrats to our winner – Karen C. When you are out and about or traveling with two kids, the last thing you want to worry about is folding a bulky, heavy, hard-to-fold double stroller. Juggling two kids is hard enough, you need a stroller that doesn’t make things worse. The new Combi Fold […]

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How to Make a Produce Robot

This post is sponsored by Marzetti. We’ve talked about my New Year’s Resolution to eat more healthy and lose some weight. Yes, it’s the end of March and I’m still talking about it because I’m still going strong. Three months might not be anything to some people but for me to cut out the baked […]

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Introducing Junior Gizmo! (GIVEAWAY)

We have big news today! We have officially launched Junior Gizmo! This is a YouTube Channel dedicated to toys and everything kid-related. This channel features exclusively kids and is for kids! (Or moms and dads looking for the hottest toys for a gift idea!) We know that we have two very distinct audiences on YouTube – […]


De-stressing After a Long Day

I love being a stay at home mom. I love being able to watch every step of my children’s growth and watch them develop their personalities. So don’t take any of this post as complaining about that. BUT-it’s tough! It really is difficult to do nothing but sit at home while one child is screaming […]

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Review: Quercetti Daisy Maxi

Today’s review is going to feature a wonderful winner of a toy I stumbled across years ago … the Quercetti Daisy Maxi. The title of this gem tells you nothing so I’ll break in down for you. 1) Quercetti is a an Italian educational toy company with 60 years of toy making experience. If you’re […]

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8 Awesome April Fools’ Day Pranks to Play on Your Kids

April Fools’ Day can be super fun for moms and kids! It’s a day to be silly and induce giggles and memories for years to come. Why not make the most of it and plan some of these hilarious April Fools’ Day Pranks to spice up your kids’ day?   Putting googly eyes on everything […]

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Graco Pace Stroller Review by Baby Gizmo (VIDEO)

Knowing that not everyone wants to drop a mint on a baby stroller, we are sticking with our goal to review more budget-friendly strollers and other gear for parents. Today we are talking about the lightweight, easy-to-fold, and travel-friendly Graco Pace Stroller. SEAT The Graco Pace stroller accommodates up to 50 lbs. The seat measures […]

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3 Moms Rocking the Babywearing World

As I write I’m fully immersed in the awesomeness of motherhood. Sounds a little sappy, right? But it’s true! I’m watching Call the Midwife (absolutely love and adore this show), prepping my living room for a babywearing gathering I’m hosting tomorrow, and perusing three of my favorite mamas small biz shops. Back in Call the Midwife […]


Simple Crafts to Keep Toddler Hands Busy

Sometimes my toddler gets so bored that he literally drives me up a wall! Then I remember that watching me cook or clean isn’t really all that exciting, especially when I am doing something that little hands can’t help with. When times like these happen, it’s good to have a list of super easy and […]