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Saving for College

So while cruising Pinterest, I came across this awesome idea. The parent had written a letter every year to their child on their birthday and stuck a twenty dollar bill in it. It is a gift for a high school graduate, which I thought was a cute easy way to give them a chunk of cash. But for me, I kept thinking … Continue Reading

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Reeses Peanut Butter Cup Brownie Cupcakes

My peanut butter and chocolate obsession continues. A few weeks ago I decided to whip this concotion up. Who doesn’t love a peanut butter cookie crust, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup surrounded by moist brownie and a rich peanut butter frosting all in cupcake form? No one, I tell you!  Sure, they are rich, rich, rich […]

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Huggies Swimpants are NOT Diapers

Have you ever bought a baby product product just because everyone you know likes that product? And because you trust their judgment as being, well, good and like your own? Hmm. Well, the Huggies Little Swimmers Disposable Swimpants were that product for me. In case you’re unfamiliar with this product, the Huggies Little Swimmers Disposable […]

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Mom Jobs I’d Like to Outsource

Becoming a mother has changed me in many ways. I have never been happier. I adore it BUT if I could outsource a few of my mom jobs my life would be nearly perfect. I’d frolic in meadows and twirl around under the setting sun with a huge smile on my face. There are some […]

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DIY Yoplait Smoothies

I’ve been baking and posting a lot of dessert recipes lately. Oh, you’ve noticed! I’m guessing you saw the Ultimate Pretzel Crusted Peanut Butter Cookie Candy Brownie Bar recipe, right? I think that EVERYONE has seen it. If you haven’t made it yet – you should! It’s deee-licious! Well, over the last few months of […]

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Baby Gizmo Spotlight Review: Baby Cargo 300 Series

There is a new baby gear company in town by the name of Baby Cargo. This new line of safe and modern baby products takes its inspiration from iconic architecture, fashion and interior design to let your baby stroll, rest, eat and play in style. Sounds pretty cool, right?!? We thought so too! Taking one […]

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My Experience So Far on Pregnancy and Nursing

So, I’m pregnant- hooray! We are very excited to add a second trooper to the clan. Baby is due early September and my toddler is almost 18 months, so s/he should arrive a few weeks before my daughter turns two. She is still nursing throughout the night and during naptimes. So before anyone asks, yes […]

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7 Summer Pregnancy Fashion Necessities

Summer is my favorite season to be pregnant. Well, aside from the swollen feet and sweating armpits, it’s my favorite. “Why?” you ask? Oh, well, because summer is a great time to show off your fashion sense as a pregnant mom. Yes. I used “pregnant” and “fashion” in the same sentence. I mean, who said […]

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What is Community Supported Agriculture?

Four years ago I somehow managed to convince my husband that we should sign up for a CSA – community supported agriculture.  It was shockingly easy to talk him into it; I suppose he was into the idea of healthy, fresh and interesting meals.  Can’t blame the guy! So what is a CSA?  You pay […]

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Baby Gizmo YouTube Giveaway Extravaganza Day 30 – Stokke Xplory

Congratulations to our winner of Day 30 – Entry #3414 – Heather S. Oh… Em… Gee.  It is the final and 30th day of the Baby Gizmo YouTube 30-Day Giveaway!  Does it seem to you that six weeks of giveaways have flown by?!?  Sure, 30 days was a lot to keep up with!  I’m not […]

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When should girls get their ears pierced?

I got my ears pierced at the ripe-old age of 12. It, or the piercing, happened on my birthday and was a big deal. My mom told me about the big plan the night before, so I remember waking up that morning and feeling like I was crossing into something BIG. Womanhood? Hmm. Yeah, maybe […]