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4 Instruments for Kids to Make from Kiwi Crate

The Making Music activity kit from Kiwi Crate is full of instruments for kids to make! Time to make some music! I got this chance to review a Kiwi Crate, they offer single crates, or activity kits, to order [instead of the monthly subscription], so you can try it out to see if you like […]

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Simple Valentine Craft: Make a Vase!

We are just about Valentine’d out after all this Valentine craftiness that we’ve been doing! But we just had to do a quick bottle craft to make vases to put some flowers in for Valentine’s Day! [ahem... hint hint hubby!] These vases are super simple for the kids to make and turn out super pretty! […]

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A Library of Books for your iPad

Bookboard is an iPad app for reading children’s books that keeps track of books read and unlocks new books to read. A library of books, right on your iPad, for the kids to read! While I can literally see our public library from my front window, I have been having a hard time actually getting […]

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Kids Designs for Tissue Boxes

After voting in the White Cloud Tissue Box Designs [through their Voting App]¬†for the Children’s Miracle Network, I was so inspired to make our own tissue box designs! Henry wasn’t too excited about it until I showed him it was going to be wrapped around the tissue box. And then he got super excited and […]

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What I Wish Moms Would Say: Parenting Is…

If you could go back to when you had your first baby, what would you tell yourself? Summing it all up and quoting my husband, I’d tell myself to… Read everything you can on being a parent… and then adjust to fit ‘shop conditions’. I’ll elaborate on my husband’s quote from my “mom” point of […]

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My Maytag Bravos XL Laundry Pair #MaytagMoms

I haven’t really given my review of the Bravos XL Washer and Dryer from Maytag that I received a few months back. I’ve now had a chance to really use it like I do regularly. I have no idea what brand of washer and dryer my mom had when I was growing up, but I […]

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Stains. How do you get rid of them? #MaytagMoms

  Laundry stains. For the most part, I don’t do much with stains. I let the washer do what it can do, and leave it at that. I accept that my kids will stain their clothes with spilt juice… or while doing our hands on activities, such as with shaving cream, or playing in the […]

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Foam Monster Treat Bags

  Monsters come in all shapes and sizes! That’s what’s awesome about them. They can be absolutely anything. [Perfect for little kids to make!] A square could be a face, or a flower can! It doesn’t matter at all. We made these foam monsters at Grandma’s using Creatology’s Foam Platters.   And added in googly […]

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Join the #MaytagMoms Twitter Party!

It’s time to party! We’re chatting with moms about dependability and their laundry! Join us Wednesday afternoon (Oct 17) with Maytag and MomCentral and the Maytag Laundry Moms!   Here’s the Scoop: Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 Time: 3-4 PM EST Moderator: @MomCentral Assistant Moderators: @StacyDeBroff, @DadCentral, @MomCentralChat Guest: @Maytagbrand Hashtag: #MaytagMoms Prizes: 2 pre-party winners will receive a $50 Amazon gift code and 6 party […]

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12 Things I Gotta Do Before the Baby Arrives!

I’m finally to the point of counting down the weeks left in this third pregnancy. 5 weeks and counting. [Take a stab at guessing when the baby will get here!] And reality kind of hit over the weekend that I’m not at all prepared for the baby to actually be here. My husband was diligently […]