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Mother’s Day Flowers with Teleflora | 20% Off Coupon Code + GIVEAWAY

*This Mother's Day post is brought to you by Teleflora* Springtime is finally in the air after a frightful end to winter here in Minnesota. I hesitate to even speak those words until the snow is fully gone from my yard, but it must end soon right? The coming of spring also means Mother's Day is near (Sunday, May 11, 2014). Yes, this is your reminder to order your Mother's Day flowers from Teleflora soon! Be sure to use the 20% off coupon below and enter to win the $75 Teleflora giveaway! These beautiful arrangements from Teleflora remind me of pure sunshine which I've been craving lately. There's something about yellow that makes me smile. Isn't the little chick peaking around the corner adorable? I'd love to reuse that pitcher in the … [Read More...]

Chuggington Rocky Ridge Roller Coaster

Chuggington Megabuild Junction: Rocky Ridge Roller Coaster + GIVEAWAY

Wesley is currently very much obsessed with trains.  If it is a train, he loves it which is why we had a train theme for Wesley's 2nd birthday last month. We do have several different types of train sets already since my oldest son Lucian has always loved them as well. When I was offered some playsets in order to try out the new Megabuild Junction, I could hardly say no since we had never tried Chuggington sets. Megabuild Junction was created to be a source of inspiration. Now you can get more from Chuggington StackTrack™ playsets by using multiple sets to create an awesome build.  You can get step-by-step instructions to create Megabuilds by combining StackTrack and die-cast train sets. You can also see what their designers and other … [Read More...]

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Springtime Fun with Pinypon Aqua Park Adventures Playset

For my children's spring break this year we decided to go to a hotel nearby with an indoor waterpark.  I really wasn't sure how they would like it.  I actually expected them to be afraid of the water slides and dumping water.  Thankfully I was wrong.  My two older children LOVED it.  They both went down the huge slide with their Dad a few times and floated in the lazy river and they must have gone down the smaller slide about 100 times each.  When I was recently sent the new Pinypon Aqua Park Adventures Playset (MSRP $24.99) I knew my kids would love it.  It allows them to relive their spring break adventures at home while using their imaginations. When those April showers strike outside, take a trip to a waterpark inside and make a … [Read More...]


Fuzzy Lamb Paper Plate Craft Tutorial

There's nothing quite as sweet as a little lamb. I have three stuffed lambs in memory of my babies so I have a soft spot for them I guess. I created this craft for my Tuesday night church group kiddos and I think they came out pretty cute. This one is simple and fun and oh so fuzzy. MATERIALS Paper plate Construction paper Pencil or marker Scissors (safety scissors for little ones) Stapler Cotton balls Glue of your choice *Optional: Googly eye DIRECTIONS 1) Prepare the construction paper for your child first. I used some common household items to trace the shapes for each part of the lamb. The head was a small bowl. The legs were a hand sanitizer bottle. The others were simply drawn on the page and of course you … [Read More...]

Giveaway Linky Love

List Your Giveaways! {Linky Love #249}

I personally like this format best but you can list it however you like as long as you include an end date and link directly to the giveaway post. Blog Name - Prize (end date) I will do this each Thursday so please come back next week to link up. Here are my current giveaways. Watch for more to … [Read More...]

Pigeon Party Mo Willems Hot Dog Cupcakes with Candles

Host a Pigeon Party | The Pigeon Needs a Bath by Mo Willems #ThePigeonParty

*This post is brought to you in partnership with Disney-Hyperion. Thoughts are my own.* I admit it. I'm a recovering addict. I used to be addicted to buying children's books for my kids and I'm not ashamed. And even though I've got myself in check after literally filling several bookcases, my kids … [Read More...]

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Personalized Lockets from South Hill Designs + GIVEAWAY

*This post is sponsored by South Hill Designs.* I'm so excited to share my stunning new personalized locket from South Hill Designs! I love the beauty and simple elegance of this jewelry. If you don't have a mother's day gift yet, I highly suggest one of these pieces. As a graphic designer I was … [Read More...]

Dove Advanced Hair Series at Walgreens

Dove Advanced Hair Series at Walgreens + Twitter Party 4/16 @ 8PM EST #WeightlessHair

*This post is brought to you in partnership with Global Influence.* My hair is thick and very heavy. I love getting my hair cut because I can ask for it to be thinned out while I'm there. I feel like I walk out of the salon 10 pound lighter, even if I've only gotten a inch or two off the length. If … [Read More...]

Ranch Chicken Tenders with Corn Flakes

Crunchy Ranch Chicken Tenders Recipe

I admit it.  I make a lot of the same things, over and over again for dinner. It really (no,  really) isn't because I want to. It is because my kids are on the picky side and don't typically like new foods. Or too flavorful of foods. Or spicy foods. Or foods with a lot of vegetables. You … [Read More...]

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Considering a Dog for our Family: Resources Offered by the American Kennel Club

This post brought to you by American Kennel Club. All opinions are 100% mine. For his kindergarten class, my son Warren had to draw a picture and finish the sentence, "I have a dream..." in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. When he brought his home, I couldn't help but smile … [Read More...]