In Case of Emergency

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Mom to Mom.  Have you read the news lately? Animals fleeing Yellowstone due to a potential volcano eruption! It caught my attention, especially since we could be in the secondary ash zone. That, plus my affinity for dystopia and end of the world novels […]

Welcoming Spring With Crafts + Treats

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“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Post Pebbles, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #PostWalgreens http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” Since beginning our homeschool journey in January we’ve completed three units – ocean life, a short Valentine’s celebration and fire safety. Well, I should also say that […]

The Eco Friendly Home – Tips + Tricks to Save Energy

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Thank you to Direct Energy for sponsoring today’s post, and encouraging me to share tips for a smarter home! #DEsmarthome Oh, home ownership.  It’s been a real trip … the non drug variety, something we looked forward to for YEARS and saved for for many more years. And now we’ve hit the one year mark. […]

The Momiform

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 This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of VSP Direct. Long, long ago I remember polling fellow mamas on their contact versus glasses preference. I was newly pregnant with Jemma and approaching my annual eye exam. My pregnancy indecision was in full swing. Anyone else suffer from pregnancy indecision? For the life […]

Little Messes

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Each and every day I wipe and scrub and sweep. So much. So so much. After myself, my husband and my kids. Mostly my kids. I’d say I have some of the messiest littles, but I know the crumbs and spills I encounter are just part of the 1 and 3 year old territory. We’re […]

His, Hers and Ours + A GIVEAWAY!

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On the tail of Christmas with New Year budget goals in mind, Dominic and I tend to stay pretty low key when it comes to Valentine’s Day gifts. We usually plan a date night and exchange cards, but no extravagant gifts. Even if we did, cards from Dominic will always rate as my most favorite […]

Lunchtime Experiment | The Best Greek Yogurt

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I want to thank Yoplait for sponsoring this #TasteOff, but I promise, the outcome documented below is as honest and true as things come. Greek yogurt is a staple around here. It packs a punch when it comes to protein and is my go to snack, mini lunch and/or dessert on any given day. So […]

Oh, the Sights We’ll See

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Here’s the thing … not many elements of parenting are easy. Travel is DEFINITELY not one of them. At least when your mini traveling companions are little. There is quite a bit to pack, many unknowns to prepare (?) for and of course, the whole idea of managing a nap schedule away from home. Yeah, […]

More Green in Twenty Fourteen + A GIVEAWAY!

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I’m so excited to partner with REPREVE in this sponsored post and share with you how to #TurnItGreen! Each year I take a few more steps in becoming more green. I’m a slow changer, it takes awhile for me to introduce new habits … and keep them. But growing in my greenness, or at least […]

Barilla Tortellini Bake with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

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“This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Barilla, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #JoytotheTable  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO.” First up, do you have a cast iron skillet? It’s an absolute must! One, it’s healthier to cook with cast iron and two, cast iron totally has a […]