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Homemade Nutter Butter Cookies with Ganache Option

  Let’s just put it out there. I clearly love peanut butter. My heart goes out to all those who have peanut allergies because I bake with peanut butter A LOT! Sorry, today is another peanut butter dessert. Cookies were my first baking love all the way back to age three. I was one of […]


Spring gardening for kids

With Earth Day right around the corner, it’s time to get the spring garden in order and of course, the kids want to help. What’s better than digging in dirt, making mud and putting seeds in the ground?! So while you’re getting knee-deep in dirt and bugs, let the kids have their own fun too […]


Double Chocolate Chip Pudding Popsicles

Who remembers Jello pudding pops? Better yet, who remembers those Bill Cosby Jello pudding pop commercials? For some strange reason those commercials always stuck in my head. Maybe it was Bill’s smile or the funny way he interacted with the kids or it could be the fact that frozen pudding on a stick is like […]


Baby Gizmo Spotlight Review: Stokke MyCarrier

Stokke is Norway’s top baby product company that is probably most well-known for their celebrity-style stroller, the Xplory, and their grow-with-your-child high chair, the Tripp Trapp. Stokke’s mission is to make products that “are designed and constructed specifically to encourage child development and to strengthen the bonds between parents and children in those crucial early […]


Baby Gizmo VIDEO Spotlight Review: Ty Lucas Bella Mamma Messenger Bag

After 2 1/2 years of using the same diaper bag, it’s time to get a new one. My old one is just that…old. After being carried for 912 days, it’s time to retire my beloved diaper bag that has seen better days. In my search, I came across a fabulous bag that is part of […]

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Swimming Necessities for Toddlers and Babies

Going to the pool or beach with small children can be a lot of fun. Really. The secret to making it fun is having the right gear, the right necessities to make the experience enjoyable for all parties involved. Here are a few items that you should pack when going for swim with a toddler […]


Strawberry Spinach Salad

Okay, I’m feeling really bad about throwing all those delicious desserts at you lately. Some of you are starting to think I must feed my kids cupcakes, cookies and cakes 3 meals a day. I assure you this is not true. We do enjoy a tasty dessert from time to time but we don’t have […]


My Baby Can Float

What’s a pregnant mom of a toddler to do when it’s 90 degrees Fahrenheit out with 80% humidity? Well, other than downing chocolate ice cream and crying on account of her swollen feet, she goes swimming, of course. During my second pregnancy, going swimming with my toddler was my “thing.” It’s what I did to […]

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Now The Whole Family Can Cuddle Up in Bedhead Pajamas

There is something so adorable about little ones in pajamas.  Maybe it’s because they look so deliciously wholesome and innocent. I have been a fan of Bedhead Pajamas for decades.  I wore them as I watched Will & Grace knowing that Debra Messing did too.  BedHead Pajamas are loved –and worn – by fave celebs […]


Baby Gizmo Spotlight VIDEO Review: Valco Baby Zee

Valco Baby has been hard at work for 2012. With many new products in the works, the Zee in their first new addition of the year. This is Valco’s new “hybrid” stroller that is lightweight weighing in at just under 18 lbs.  The Zee sports front swivel wheels, rear suspension, compact fold, automatic lock, and large […]