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American Girl Stocking Stuffers – gifts for $25 or less!

American Girl is the brand that so many girls (and boys) are hoping might be gifted to them this holiday season.  Our daughters are huge American Girl fans and we…

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Piper Computer Kit Review – The Best STEM Gift for kids!

best stem gift for kids

We love to encourage anything STEM related in all of our kids. Today we are sharing about our experience with the Tech Toy of the Year 2017.  We think the…

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The Best Disney Pixar Coco Gift Guide!

Disney Pixar Coco gift guide

The wait is over!  Coco is in theaters today and it is about to take the world by storm. Disney Pixar Coco gifts are going to be at the top…

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Thunder Hollow Mud Madness

thunder hollow mud madness game

Cars 3 captured our hearts on the big screen, and once again when we could view it at home. Our kids love all the Cars movies, but Cars 3 is…

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Sweetlings are a sweet gift idea for your crafty kid!

Sweetlings craft

Sweetlings is a new craft by Alex Brands that invites you to “frost your world”.  As a mom to crafty kids who also love to bake, I am always on…

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Teaching Tweens Guitar with Fender Play

fender guitar

I love that we are a musical family. One of the ways my husband won me over was with his smooth guitar playing skills. I literally lettered in competitive show…

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Bringing the magic of Cars 3 home : Piston Cup Showdown Racing Game!

cars 3 piston cup game

  It should come as no surprise that our kids have declared that Cars 3 is the best in the Cars franchise. Our kids have always been fans, but Cars…

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The Best Eliza Hamilton Dress

hamilton schuyler sisters costume

THE BEST Eliza Hamilton Dress. Our family has fallen hard for Hamilton : An American Musical.  I introduced the kids late last year and Hamilton is still playing all the…

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Pixar in a Box – free educational programming for creative kids! #Cars3Event

khan academy pixar

While at Pixar last month for #Cars3Event, I was thrilled to hear about an online program for kids that is completely free and created by Pixar.  Pixar in a Box…

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Kia Sorento 2017 review

2017 Kia Sorento

On our last road trip we had the opportunity to drive a 2017 Kia Sorento. A family of five needs a lot of room when they take a week long…

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That one time we chatted with Josh Temple about our home renovation!

we met josh temple

Last week Harry and I attended our first Dad 2.0 Summit.  Dad 2 is a great conferences specifically for dad bloggers…. they let a couple moms slip in too! We…

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The Ultimate Moana Gift Guide & Giveaway!

moana gift guide giveaway

No doubt, many kids are hoping for a Moana themed gift this holiday season.  We have a few Moana items for each of our kids tucked away to put under…

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Luvs asked us to share #WhatULuv

what u luv

As parents it is important for us to teach our kids to think outside themselves.  One of the easiest ways to convey this message to be an example. We think…

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The perfect minivan for a roadtrip and everyday life! KIA Sedona Review

2016 KIA Sedona Minivan

It may be time for you to consider a KIA Sedona minivan. Kia of Orange county gave us a chance to test drive the 2016 KIA Sedona SXL and I…

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Learning with LEGO

learning with lego

Learning during the summer can be a challenge. Honestly, as a home schooling family we love summer break. People ask me regularly how we supplement learning during the summer and…

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It’s a Family Thing: A Mother’s Day Gift from Nordic Naturals

This Mother’s Day giveaway has been sponsored by Nordic Naturals This past year our whole family has started taking supplements in an effort to be at our best.  We have…

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The best baby shower gift ideas!

Spring is in the air! I always think of Spring as ‘baby shower season’.  Spring is a beautiful time for baby showers!  I have partnered with Kinsa to talk about…

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Lion Guard Gift Basket Giveaway

It’s giveaway time!  I know so many of our readers are big Disney fans just like us. I was thrilled when Disney offered to sponsor this fun giveaway for our…

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Dealing with Pet Messes and odors – advice & a FREE E-book!

  On Christmas Eve our family grew by four feet.  We adopted dog Mabel, and life has never been the same.  While we love having a little furry member of…

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Dream Big, Princess! Includes FREE princess printable!

When our littlest was born we were told our expectations for her future needed to be flexible. We have learned with our Little Miss C to never take anything for…

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