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Are You Gluten Free?

Are You Gluten Free?

Did you know that one in 133 Americans has celiac disease – a lifetime condition that requires those who are diagnosed to completely remove gluten from their diet? That’s a startling statistic but one that is real.  Since gluten is found in several commonly used ingredients that means it can be very difficult for someone with celiac disease to attend summer cookouts and enjoy a good meal.  This can also be a challenge for hosts of the meals! In … Read entire article »

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Making Memories-Leaving Your Kids With Someone Else

Making Memories-Leaving Your Kids With Someone Else

  This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. Making Memories-Leaving Your Kids With Someone Else-Seems like a contradiction uh?  This week I wrote about traveling without my kids and how hard it was for me since it was my first time away from them.  However, it gave my children some valuable time with … Read entire article »

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Traveling Alone-Well, Kinda

Traveling Alone-Well, Kinda

  This past week I joined up with some other blogger friends and we hit the road to Washington D.C. for a conference.  While it was an interesting and fun trip there were also some times that made me think I may need psychological treatment!  As a mom to two young children, I don’t get a chance to often travel, especially alone.  While I was with other bloggers, I was still alone-no husband, no children, just me.  I was excited … Read entire article »

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Making Memories-Make T-Shirts!

Making Memories is brought to you by Momondealz and Madame Deals. The purpose of this weekly post is to give you creative ways to make memories with your children.  This week’s idea is by Amee at Madame Deals. I have a family tradition that is unique to our family according to my husband. I run out every Valentine’s day and buy the children shirts. I am sad to say this will be the last year that … Read entire article »

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Making Memories: Visit A Construction Site

Making Memories:  Visit A Construction Site

This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. Take your child to a construction site.  Granted I have 2 boys, but girls can love this activity too!  You can hang out in the car and watch all the machines and vehicles working and talk about what you’re seeing or just talk about … Read entire article »

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Toddler Tip Tuesday: Stop Throwing Food!

Toddler Tip Tuesday:  Stop Throwing Food!

  “Toddler Tip Tuesday” is my new weekly series I have started for 2012. I am in no way a toddler expert but since I am going through the joys of toddler hood right now, I will bring you tips that will hopefully make your life a bit easier! This week’s topic is filled with tips to get your toddler to stop throwing food!  You can read my past tips HERE. Throwing food is completely normal and … Read entire article »

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Making Memories: “Hunting”

Making Memories:  “Hunting”

This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz Hunting with kids?  Yes!  Each week I teach my sons, I focus on a different letter.  At the end of the week we always go on a “letter hunt”.  Will LOVES this activity and always makes his daddy go on the hunt with him … Read entire article »

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Toddler Tip Tuesday-How Do We Get Rid of The Pacifier?

Toddler Tip Tuesday-How Do We Get Rid of The Pacifier?

  “Toddler Tip Tuesday” is my new weekly series I have started for 2012. I am in no way a toddler expert but since I am going through the joys of toddler hood right now, I will bring you tips that will hopefully make your life a bit easier! This week’s topic is getting rid of the pacifier! … Read entire article »

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Making Memories: Taking Funny Pictures

Making Memories:  Taking Funny Pictures

This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. I am not a great photographer but since having kids I have become sort of addicted to trying to capture as many memories on camera as possible.  I know time flies and am amazed I already have a 3 year old and a 13 … Read entire article »

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Toddler Tip Tuesday-Don’t Say “No”

Toddler Tip Tuesday-Don’t Say “No”

  “Toddler Tip Tuesday” is my new weekly series I have started for 2012. I am in no way a toddler expert but since I am going through the joys of toddler hood right now, I will bring you tips that will hopefully make your life a bit easier! While completing my master’s degree in early childhood education, I learned many more positive ways to deal with discipline rather than the “old school” way of just saying, … Read entire article »

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Manage Your Mess-Your Schedule

Manage Your Mess-Your Schedule

This is the second installment of my new series “Manage Your Mess Monday”. This series will focus on organizing your life and home. My goal is to have the series last 2 months with one post per week. I hope you find some useful tips to help you manage any “mess” you may have in your life. Visit here for my past Manage Your Mess posts! Week 2-Your Schedule … Read entire article »

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My New Year’s Goals

My New Year’s Goals

  Last year I shared with you my personal and professional goals for the year.  I am pleased to say I met all of goals and have decided to share with you my goals for 2012.  I am holding myself more accountable by sharing these with you and will keep you updated throughout the year. Personal Goals: … Read entire article »

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Making Memories-Ornaments

This series on how to make the most out of the time you have with your children is brought to you by Amee at Madame Deals and Sharon at Mom on Dealz. They are out of school. Now what? I say make some salt dough ornaments. The best part is they are cheap and easy to make and my children had a blast. We just rolled out the dough and then we used to cookie cutter … Read entire article »

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Ask A Blogger-Starting A Blog

  I was out the other night and I was asked if I would teach a how to blog class. That is an interesting idea. I am actually a terrible blogger. I am however a great business woman. If I had it to do over again. This is what I would do. I would buy a domain. Then I would get a word press account. I would have my site built for around $150. Then … Read entire article »

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Making Memories: Elf on the Shelf

Making Memories:  Elf on the Shelf

  Christmas is all about creating traditions and memories with the family and this year we added The Elf on the Shelfto the list of our traditions.  We have read the book several times with the kids and my husband remembers each night to move our elf (Buddy) around the house.  My 3 year old hasn’t really gotten into the whole “good behavior” aspect of the book, but he certainly loves to find the Elf in the … Read entire article »

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