Wordless Wednesday: Hello Spring!

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  Winter here in north west Louisiana is relatively mild.  We had just a couple days of light snow flurries.  Generally, it is just cold and gloomy. It is so wonderful to get outside and enjoy the warm, if a bit windy, weather!  When playing outside the other day and the boys both hopped in… [read more]

Our trip to the Perot Museum of Nature and Science!

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Hey all! I’m back!  Ya miss me? The family and I took an impromptu weekend vacation to Dallas, Texas.  I have an aunt there who I hadn’t seen for over a year.  She travels a lot so we packed up the kids and headed over for a little visit while she was in town. She… [read more]

Wordless Wednesday: Exploring at the Park

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Wordless Wednesday: Happy 4th Birthday, Little Brother!

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Happy First Birthday to Baby Z!

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Happy first birthday to my littlest man!   I cannot believe that a year has gone by since this little man came into our world!  And what a joyful year it has been.  Easy…no.  It hasn’t been easy, but it’s been wonderful nonetheless. This little baby boy has brought so much laughter, smiles, and love… [read more]

Candy Decorated Christmas Trees – Egg Allergy Friendly

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Finding holiday treats for kids with egg allergies can be a challenge.  For the last few years all I have wanted to do is decorate gingerbread houses with my kids.  But since they have egg allergies I never attempted it…until last year.  We were invited to our friends house to build gingerbread houses. My friend said… [read more]

Power Trains – Holiday Gift Guide Review

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Disclosure: I received the follow products for review purposes at no cost to myself. No monetary compensation was provided.  All opinions and thoughts are my own. My son loves trains.  He has two different wood train sets that he enjoys playing with but he has been saying that he wanted a train like his grandma’s and grandpa’s. … [read more]

Bring the Family Together with Spin Master Games – Holiday Gift Guide

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Games are a fun way to bring the family together during the holidays. When my family gets together over the holidays we love to play games.  I’m not talking Chess, Risk, or Settlers of Catan kind of games.  We love games that involve lots of laughs and just a bit of us making fools of… [read more]

Healthy Eating Tools from EatSmart – EatSmart Kitchen Scales – Holiday Gift Guide

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Disclosure: I received the following product in exchange for this gift guide feature.  All opinions expressed are honest and are my own.   The Holidays are upon us and I am loving every minute of it!   I love shopping, gift giving, family get together’s and lets not forget all that yummy food!  I love cooking and baking… [read more]

Listen in Style with iHome Disney Minnie Mouse Portable Stereo Speaker System – Holiday Gift Guide

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Disclosure: I received the following product in exchange for this gift guide feature.  All opinions expressed are honest and are my own. I was so excited when I got the opportunity to introduce you guys to our next Holiday Gift Guide feature from iHome eKids.  Not only is it SO adorable but I think this would make… [read more]

Storytime with Craigmore Creations – Review and Giveaway

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My kids love to be read to and I have found that the best time that works for us is right before bed time.  They get in their pajamas, brush their teeth and then we all sit down for  a story.  So when I was asked to review some new books from Craigmore Creations I… [read more]

Boo! Your Neighbors with this Fun Halloween Tradition!

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One of the best things about holidays are the opportunities for fun with our kids.  Last year a couple weeks before Halloween we were surprised and delighted to find a basket of delicious and spooky goodies on our front doorstep. We’d been “Booed”! That set off a fun wave of “Boos!” throughout the neighborhood.  This… [read more]

“Boo”licious Treats – Chocolate Covered Pretzel Jack-o’-Lanterns

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Are you attending any Halloween party’s this year and need to take a treat?  I made these chocolate covered pretzel Jack-o’-Lanterns one night while I was waiting for my husband to come home from work but they were so easy and fun to make that your kids would love to help out! I took them to a family… [read more]

Contigo “Shaken Not Stirred” – Review and Giveaway

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Disclosure: I received the follow products for review purposes at no cost to myself. No monetary compensation was provided. All opinions and thoughts are my own. Okay I really hate to admit this but I am not a huge water drinker.  I know that is so bad and horrible to admit but I have gotten… [read more]