Archive | April, 2012

Are you Chicken?

As our children grow there always seems to be 3 items that my hubby and I are struggling to keep in our house.  No matter how hard I try I can never seem to have enough toilet paper, bananas, and eggs. Seriously, it is like a thief enters our home at night and takes nothing […]

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Allergy-friendly Food for Families (120 recipes)

I am so excited Kiwi’s new cookbook; Allergy-friendly Food for Families is now available!! For those of you who are not familiar with Kiwi it is a bi-monthly magazine about raising children the organic way.  The magazine encourages moms and dads to make sustainable and healthy choices when it comes to nutrition and nurturing their […]

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Alleluia: We survived Easter! Mommy gets Starbucks!!

Got Easter baskets? Well we do, 9!  While the kiddos are sleeping off their chocolate hang overs (yep, we had chocolate bunny heads for breakfast with a side of Reece’s pieces.  I was tired and they were so convenient.  This is not something I am proud of but I am keeping it real) and our […]

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Easter Preparation Eggstravaganza

We have been busy preparing for Easter…… The kiddos had fun dying Easter eggs. Our son selected a fun space themed Easter egg kit from Target while our daughter opted for a 3D kit. JELLO Eggs…. Easter Eggs Beverage Identifiers…. Crayons melted in Egg Molds …. We placed these in the Easter basket to be […]

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Win a $5,000 Professional Reorganization and Home Cleanup From JAWS Cleaning Products

Here’s one way to clean and straighten up your house: You could win a $5,000 professional reorganization and thorough home cleanup in the JAWS Confess Your Mess contest on Facebook.   The JAWS (Just Add Water System) is sponsoring the contest. These home cleaning products come from Toledo-based JAWS International, Ltd.— the first U.S. company […]

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Holy Week activities for Children (Printables,Free Music, and More!)

Our daughter and son have brought home many Secular Easter related coloring sheets, art projects, and such, which I have proudly displayed. However, with this being Holy Week I feel that there is in a need in our home to refocus the meaning of Easter.  In order to do so, in addition to reading MagnifiKid!  and […]

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Imagination Station is a Spring Break Destination: Opening Day of Smash Your Food!!

Since our son is on Spring break from preschool this week we asked him to list a few fun spots to visit and on the top of that list was Imagination Station.  I have to admit I was pretty excited he chose Imagination Station. Not only do I enjoy reading and participating in the various […]

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Traveling: Where to stay?

Okay so my hubby and I have been contemplating a summer vacation but like most families our budget is tight. So the task of determining where to allocate the limited funds can be tricky.  I usually break the budget into four areas; room, food, travel, and entertainment/amusement. I always like to begin with where we […]

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What a Weekend: House showing, Pinewood Derby, Comforting Hearts 5k, and more!

We had a busy weekend but it was definitely full of family fun and even a little solitude, in a roundabout way. Friday…. Friday evening we had a showing which left me extremely exhausted from preparing the entire house.  I think I might have gone overboard with cleaning.  I learned my lesson, you can’t clean […]

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We lost Superman!

We had a showing late Friday afternoon which means we went into battle mode early Friday morning against the dust, dirt, and dog hair (DDH) that was attacking our home. The DDH didn’t know what hit it when I fueled up on 3 cups of coffee and started defending against it with the help of a […]

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