Boho Chic Brunch and Pizza Puff Recipe

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There are days when I can’t believe that I get paid to be a blogger. Days like last Wednesday when I walked into this amazing brunch featuring and sponsored by Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry and prepared and styled by my talented friend, Laura of Pink Cake Plate blog. The assignment of the day was to enjoy […]

Rueben Loaf Recipe for St Patricks Day

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Are you looking for a festive dish to serve for St. Patrick’s Day that your kids will actually eat? We’ve updated the recipe for the delicious and beautiful Rueben Loaf that my friend, Kim, taught us how to make and formatted it for easy printing. My kids devour this and BSB and I love it, […]

Pampering Party and Parfait Recipe

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LoveDoveFruits #CollectiveBias Being a mom is hard, y’all. I mean, I think most of us know this, and yet for some reason, some of us keep having kids. My number 5 is fun, social, delightful, bright, and has […]

Family Outings Arizona Style- Pt. 3 Pogo Passes

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Wrapping up my Spring Break in Arizona series today. I had planned to do a post on The Cookie Doughjo and share some of the fun we have had there, but sadly got word that the Doughjo is closing this week. It was such a fun business and will be missed. My children and I […]

Big Hero 6 Movie Party

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BigHero6MovieNight #CollectiveBias Have you had a chance to see Big Hero 6 yet? My family was mesmerized by the story of the sweet health-care-companion robot turned super-hero and his friends. It was so fun to plan a big […]

Family Fun Outings – Arizona Style- part 2–As You Wish Pottery Painting Giveaway!

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Continuing with our Spring Break series today and a GIVEAWAY! Spring Break is a great time to get out and play around town. I’m sharing some of our favorite family outings each day this week. Check back each day for more Arizona fun! Disclosure: I received free admittance to many of these places as a […]

Family Fun Outings – Arizona Style- part 1 The Duttons

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Spring Break is right around the corner and if you are anything like me, you can’t wait for it to get here, but after a day or two of squabbles over the remote, you are ready for it to be over. Never fear! If you are staycationing here in Arizona (or visiting from somewhere else), […]

Cute and Clever Valentines from 2015

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If you follow me on Instagram, this post may look rather familiar. While the blog was kind of quiet, I was overgramming over on instagram. These are the valentines I sent with my elementary school students for their friends for Valentine’s Day. The joke valentine is a printable from the always-clever Erika over at Yellow […]

Favorite Finds for BabyTime

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Babies, babies everywhere! I have two new nieces born within the last two weeks, two more on the way (one of them is a nephew), and countless friends have either recently popped or are getting ready to. Are you feeling baby fever in your world? Having a baby is always exciting and cause for celebration! […]

Sparkle Birthday with free printable poster

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This is a picture of New Year’s Eve. No, that’s her name. She was born on New Year’s Day and I had the opportunity to celebrate her birthday with her this year this year. It was a bright and sparkly event–as a bubbly 5-year-old girl’s birthday should be. I was happy to help her mom […]