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Our Week in Pics (Oct 11th – 17th)

Our Week in Pics (Oct 11th – 17th)
October 18, 2014
I am really bummed at the lack of photos I have been taking of the kiddos. We spend so much time playing and running around to our activities I forget to snap photos. We celebrated daddy's 35th Birthday and had a weekend of LOTS of fun! ... Read More

Our Week in Pics (Oct 4th – 10th)

Our Week in Pics (Oct 4th – 10th)
October 18, 2014
This week I had th chance to go to the USC game with my hubby and inlaws. We had a fun time even though it was 100 degrees out. The girls had fun in their activities! ... Read More

DIY Chalkboard for Toddlers

DIY Chalkboard for Toddlers
October 15, 2014
With Shelby being two and a half now I have been brainstorming ideas on basic pre-school activities for her. She loves to count, draw, sing her ABCs and recite her colors. Now is a perfect time to get her used to having "school time". One thing I knew I wanted to get ... Read More

Essential Oils: Cold Sores

Essential Oils: Cold Sores
October 13, 2014
Both my older daughters and I suffer from Cold Sores on occasion. This year I decided to try using Essential Oils to help relieve the pain and cut the healing time. I was excited to see a change in my cold sore within a day of using Essential Oils. Melaleuca Essential... Read More

Our Week in pics! (week 133- September 27th- October 3rd)

Our Week in pics! (week 133-  September 27th- October 3rd)
October 4, 2014
This week we just took it easy! Lots of playing with friends and we had another ultrasound to see the baby. Confirmed the baby is still a boy! The older girls were fighting some so I put them to work cleaning walls. ... Read More

Baby #4: Pregnancy Week 19

Baby #4: Pregnancy Week 19
September 30, 2014
This week we went in for our anatomy scan! We were late to our appointment but they got us in quickly and our u/s tech was super fast. We were able to make out some of the pictures she was doing, and she also gave us quite a few to take home!  At the very end of the u/s ... Read More

Our Weeks in pics! (week 132 September 19th- September 26th)

Our Weeks in pics! (week 132 September 19th- September 26th)
September 27, 2014
  This week was my birthday week so hubby and I decided to head up north and check out Monterey! It was beautiful and we had a wonderful time. Sam and Sarah stayed with Grandma and Papa so they could go to Knott's Berry Farm with their friends. We took Shelby ... Read More

Everything Baby

aden + anais Vintage Circus Swaddles *Giveaway ends Nov. 4th*

aden + anais Vintage Circus Swaddles *Giveaway ends Nov. 4th*
October 21, 2014
*A product was provided. aden + anais  is one of my favorite companies when it comes to swaddle blankets for my babies. My younger daughters have all been swaddled in  aden + anais  and I had no doubt what I would be using with baby #4. When  aden + anais  introduced... Read More

Skip Hop Duo Diaper Bag

Skip Hop Duo Diaper Bag
October 17, 2014
*A product was provided. Even though Shelby is two and a half now we still have been looking for the perfect diaper bag that will offer us everything we need for her (and soon to be new baby brother on the way).  I need a convenient diaper bag that has lots of pockets, ... Read More

October Is S.I.D.S. Awareness Month

October Is S.I.D.S. Awareness Month
October 14, 2014
*Information was provided to share to raise awareness. As a new mom there are so many things we are told to do, not to do, so many products that we "must have". It can be so overwhelming and frustrating all at the same time. But one thing all of us moms think about is t... Read More

NUK® Orthodontic Gift Sets

NUK® Orthodontic Gift Sets
October 13, 2014
*A product was provided. The Nuk My First Nuk Orthodontic Silicone Gift Set is the ideal item to bring to any baby shower. This practical set includes two 5-oz bottles with slow-flow, wide-neck, silicone nipples; one 10-oz bottle with a medium-flow, wide-neck, silicone ... Read More

WubbaNub – Infant Pacifiers

WubbaNub – Infant Pacifiers
October 13, 2014
*A product was provided. I first learned about WubbaNub Infant Pacifiers when I was pregnant with Shelby. I thought they were absolutely adorable and loved the concept. A lot of babies receive a pacifier in the hospital or soon after birth and while not all babies like ... Read More

Product Reviews

Authentic Taste of Chicago in Chino – Al’s Beef *Giveaway ends Nov. 1st*

Authentic Taste of Chicago in Chino – Al’s Beef *Giveaway ends Nov. 1st*
October 18, 2014
Al’s Beef started as a neighborhood food stand more than 60 years ago in Chicago’s “Little Italy... Read More

Krispy Kreme® Coffee in K-Cup® Packs

Krispy Kreme® Coffee in K-Cup® Packs
October 17, 2014
*A product was provided. Experience the joy of Krispy Kreme® coffee with just the touch of a bu... Read More

COOLIT Take Foods From “Too Hot” to Just Right

COOLIT Take Foods From “Too Hot” to Just Right
October 17, 2014
*A product was provided. The COOLIT is a special cooling dish invented by the parents of two li... Read More

A look into Dr Pepper Snapple Group #DPSBalance

A look into Dr Pepper Snapple Group  #DPSBalance
October 16, 2014
*Health is extremely important for my family. I joined a webinar to learn more about Dr Pepper Snapp... Read More

Giveaways

aden + anais Vintage Circus Swaddles *Giveaway ends Nov. 4th*

aden + anais Vintage Circus Swaddles *Giveaway ends Nov. 4th*
October 21, 2014
*A product was provided. aden + anais  is one of my favorite companies when it comes to swaddle... Read More

Holiday Gifts: Jamberry Nails *Giveaway ends Nov. 8th*

Holiday Gifts: Jamberry Nails *Giveaway ends Nov. 8th*
October 18, 2014
I was introduced to Jamberry Nails almost a year ago. My very first impression when I saw them w... Read More

Authentic Taste of Chicago in Chino – Al’s Beef *Giveaway ends Nov. 1st*

Authentic Taste of Chicago in Chino – Al’s Beef *Giveaway ends Nov. 1st*
October 18, 2014
Al’s Beef started as a neighborhood food stand more than 60 years ago in Chicago’s “Little Italy... Read More

Table-Time Look & Learn – A learning tablecloth *Giveaway ends Oct. 28th*

Table-Time Look & Learn – A learning tablecloth *Giveaway ends Oct. 28th*
October 13, 2014
*A product was provided. With Shelby turning three next year and another baby on the way I have a... Read More

Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gifts: Jamberry Nails *Giveaway ends Nov. 8th*

Holiday Gifts: Jamberry Nails *Giveaway ends Nov. 8th*
October 18, 2014
I was introduced to Jamberry Nails almost a year ago. My very first impression when I saw them was "how stinkin cute". So many adorable prints all on a nail wrap that seemed easy enough to use. ... Read More

Holiday Gifts: Lalaloopsy Girls Dolls

Holiday Gifts:  Lalaloopsy Girls Dolls
October 18, 2014
*A product was provided. The Lalaloopsy Girl Dolls make an excellent Holiday Gift! The Lalaloopsy are all grown up'sort of. And that means it's off to school! Best friends are now roommates as th... Read More

Holiday Gifts: na2ure The Ani-gram-it Board Game

Holiday Gifts:  na2ure The Ani-gram-it Board Game
October 13, 2014
*A product was provided. Ani-gram-it is a beautifully designed board game that teaches children the ins and outs of the animal kingdom through play. Children are challenged to “build” animals from ... Read More

Holiday Card Collection from Minted.com

Holiday Card Collection from Minted.com
October 5, 2014
*A product was provided. This past week I booked our family fall photo shoot! I am so excited for our yearly family photos. Looking back at our last years photos we had some great memories and la... Read More

Darby Smart: First Snow Glass Ornaments

Darby Smart: First Snow Glass Ornaments
December 23, 2013
*A product was provided. Last holiday season, more than half of shoppers started to exchange homemade gifts to cut down on costs. One company helping amplify this trend for the 2013 holidays is D... Read More

Holiday 2013: PlasmaCar

Holiday 2013: PlasmaCar
December 23, 2013
*A product was provided. For the past five years my kids have enjoyed the fun of the PlasmaCar. The PlasmaCar is a mechanical marvel that makes use of that most inexhaustible of energy sourc... Read More