#StyleSteals: Transition From Summer to Fall


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Last Monday I started sharing #StyleSteals. Style Steals are amazing deals on fashion trends available for just one day. As I mentioned last week, this week’s style steal is all about transitioning your wardrobe from summer to fall. Today only (8/31/15) you can get a long sleeve heathered cardigan from Cents of Style for just $14.95…  Read More

This Is How We Roll Thursday #29


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Welcome to This Is How We Roll Thursday Link Party! Thanks for visiting us! We are excited to see what family-friendly posts you have to share this week! Each featured post will be shared on all three of the hosts’ Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ accounts and will be pinned on the This Is How We…  Read More

End of Summer Snackation


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Many thanks to The J.M. Smucker Company for sponsoring today’s post. Last week I talked about how my family planned to turn our long-distance trip to deliver my son to college into a snackation. It was part of my strategy to prevent my nerves from being frayed during our road trip so that my son’s…  Read More

Volcano Experiment For Kids


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I’ve taken part in my fair share of science fairs, both as a student and as the parent of a student. For some reason, though I’ve always seen the token volcano experiment at most of them, I’ve never actually done one (aside from the very generic version of adding baking soda to vinegar in a…  Read More

Back to School Kid Fashion


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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for OshKosh B’Gosh. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I love back to school shopping. Aside from my obsession with school supplies, starting each of my kids out with a rejuvenated wardrobe makes it more exciting for them and…  Read More

#StyleSteals: 4 Ways to Wear a Scarf


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Every Monday, I’ll be sharing Style Steals from Cents of Style with great deals on fashion along with ideas and tips to make the most of them. This week’s Style Steals deal is on Light Weight Scarves. Use coupon code UNIQUE at checkout to get each scarf for just $8.95 + FREE SHIPPING! This deal…  Read More

Geography Fun On-the-Go


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A couple of weeks ago I shared some Helpful Tips to Make Geography Lessons Memorable. Having just spent most of the summer traveling, it dawned on me that another tip is to talk about geography WHILE you’re traveling to take advantage of your kids’ natural curiosity about the places you are visiting. You can also…  Read More

Living Room Makeover


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**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I’m a sucker for a good makeover. Whether it be a frumpy mom turned beautiful vixen or cluttered closet to organized bliss, a good transformation always fills me with a rush of optimism and hope…  Read More

This Is How We Roll Thursday #28


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It’s Thursday and time for the This Is How We Roll Thursday Link Party! We appreciate that you’re here to inspire and be inspired. Each featured post will be shared on all three of the hosts’ Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ accounts and will be pinned on the This Is How We Roll Featured Pinterest board. Now…  Read More

Family Road Trip SNACKATION


Family Road Trip Snackation

I was recently asked by The J.M. Smucker Company to create share my own experience and helpful tips for family snackations. I loved the concept and have chosen to share this upcoming SNACKATION my family has planned. For the past several weeks I’ve been talking about my son’s impending departure for college. Well, the fateful day is…  Read More

Kitchen Cheat Sheets


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I often joke that I’ve used up all the file space in my brain so I rely on notes, calendars, and printouts to remember most things. This is especially true in the kitchen. When I’m converting recipes, I always have to look up how many teaspoons are in a tablespoon or how much avocado to…  Read More