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KIDS

  • THE COMPACT MOM BAG

    I’m embarrassed to even admit this, and even though I’m exposing my absent mindedness, here we go: Recently, I left my pocketbook– containing all my credit cards, ID, ev-er-y-thang– Β in a…

  • DADDY-DAUGHTER DATES with GOLDY BELLE (+ GIVEAWAY)

    As of late, Mya’s been super attention seeking. Most of it is for negative attention– ieΒ “Mama, I’m picking my nails” or “Mama, when I was supposed to be doing quiet time…

  • GEOCACHING with MY GNOME ON THE ROAM

    Back in high school, Derek and his two brothers started a tradition whenever they went to Colorado to camp and hike: they took a troll and once they reached the top…

  • PICNIC READY with PLANETBOX

    Let’s be totally real here and admit that kids “helping” you cook isn’t helping you at all. Doing twice as many dishes and prepping a meal at half the pace isn’t…

  • BOOKIN’ GOOD

    Can you believe that when I first met Derek, he had never seen a Pixar animated movie? Like he hadn’t seen Toy Story. It was almost a deal breaker for our…

  • BANDED for LIFE with QALO

    Last weekend, we were running errandsΒ andΒ decided to be spontaneous and took the girls out to a nice lunch. Yes, we like to live on the edge. πŸ˜‰ We sat in a…

  • LOVELY FINDS for LITTLE GIRLS + GIVEAWAY!

    It’s probably because I’m a girl Mom, but the florals, all shades red, any heart craft, and everything XOXOΒ areΒ out in full force. We don’t go crazy on gifts for the girls…

  • FAVORITE ART SUPPLIES and ART STATION TIPS

    One thing I’ve learned after having two kids is that “self play” is a pretty valuable trait to instill in your child. Yes, I would love to “play cars,”Β pretend I’m a…

  • LEAH LYNN’S 1st BIRTHDAY

    I don’t know about any of you and the holidays, but it was a serious blur for me. A beautiful, magical blur; and a lot of that magic this year has…

  • KIDS’ HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2016

    Hellooooo, friends! I am still here. I know you don’t believe me. But I am. I’ve been glued to the computer screen hitting all the online deals and I can’t believe…

  • MYA’S NATURE PARTY

    Mya loves all living things… including bugs. I don’t know how it happened with me as her mother, but she has no fear of any insect or arachnid. A couple months…

  • MYA MARIE: 4 YEARS

    Mya just turned 4. FOUR. But more like 4 going on 34. I swear she is more mature than I at times. The other day in the Costco parking lot, I…