Deliciously light sugar cookies! (plus a $25 Gift Card giveaway)


Sometime around November, the baking bug really kicks in. I love to bake year round, but with Thanksgiving, Christmas and then my son Sebby's birthday in January my kitchen sees a fair amount of … [Read more...]

I’m a Pull-Ups “First Flush” Ambassador

Or perhaps, more accurately, my kids are. After all, they are the ones who are potty training. Potty training has had it's challenges for us. Generally speaking, it's been tough with different … [Read more...]

25 Days of Elf on the Shelf – Day 20 #elfontheshelf

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We have some sniffles in our house, and the elves are under the weather. The good thing is the know to take their elderberry extract. Elf on the Shelf - Sicky Elves Do you have an Elf on the Shelf … [Read more...]

Cypher Kids learning cards bring numbers and the alphabet to life! #CypherKidsClub #Cbias

Augmented Reality

It goes without saying that Sebby loves letters, numbers and his iPad. Quincy is falling right in his footsteps. Cypher Kids Club has these amazing learning cards that interact with with your … [Read more...]

Betty Ford’s Clothespin Cardinal #NGFirstLadies

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When I was a child, I loved making handmade Christmas ornaments. Usually they consisted of pipe cleaners, googly eyes and pom poms. Last month, I was given a copy of Christmas with the First Ladies: … [Read more...]

25 Days of Elf on the Shelf – Day 19 #elfontheshelf

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School is out for Winter Break at the end of the week, and the elves were kind enough to help out with the teacher gifts! Wasn't that nice of them? I wonder how well they do with wrapping paper and … [Read more...]

Our new friend Ubooly! #AdoptUbooly


Our new friend Obooly Giving Quincy Ubooly was magical. Since she's the little sister, her brother is usually the one who gets the fancy electronic toys. Not this time. When I read about how Ubooly … [Read more...]

25 Days of Elf on the Shelf – Day 17 #elfontheshelf

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I have a pretty ridiculous collection of Christmas books, and tonight the elves decided they wanted to read one of them. Elf on the Shelf - Bedtime Stories Do you have an Elf on the Shelf at … [Read more...]

25 Days of Elf on the Shelf – Day 16 #elfontheshelf

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The elves are super excited to bake cookies with the kids tomorrow! We're trying a new sweetener too - its a sugar/stevia blend - hopefully it turns out great - they'll be a *tiny* bit healthier, … [Read more...]

There is still time to do your Holiday Shopping with Amazon!

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I love being an Amazon Prime member. The Two Day delivery alone makes it worth it. For holiday shopping?  It's golden. GOLDEN. Worth every penny. Now, I'm nearly done my shopping, BUT if I find … [Read more...]

25 Days of Elf on the Shelf – Day 15 #elfontheshelf

elf on the shelf

These helpful little elves are helping me address and label the Christmas cards today. It's a good thing, because there are nearly 100 of them this year. I wonder if we can get them to help us bake … [Read more...]

Just keep swimming with Finding Nemo Blu-Ray release and fun activities!

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One of my favorite Disney/Pixar film not only debuted in 3D recently, but was also re-released on Blu-Ray/DVD! The Finding Nemo Blu-Ray release pretty much made my week. What's not to love about the … [Read more...]