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Parenting

Can a Christian participate in Halloween?

I have a love/hate relationship with Halloween. I hate all of the scary TV ads, movie previews, and creepy decorations. I love the colors (orange! It’s my favorite color!), the candy (hello Fun Size!), and the costumes. The tricks; every year when I lived in Germany the fountains of the villages our bus route drove […]

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Entertainment

Baby Products and Toys You Need to Purchase on Amazon Prime Day

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Well, tonight is THE NIGHT. Amazon Prime Day begins at 8pm CST (9pm EST/6pm PST)! If you have no clue what I’m talking […]

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Entertainment

How to Throw a Disney Party with Minimal Prep

I received free products in order to host a #DisneyKids Preschool Playdate. The opinions expressed here are my own. There are affiliate links in this blog post. I have loved Disney for as long as I can remember. Naturally, I’ve passed that love down to my children. When I found out that we had been […]

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Entertainment Green Living

10 of the Best Earth Day Activities for Preschoolers

Earth Day is coming up this week and if you’re semi-crunchy at the least this is a big deal. What is Earth Day? According to The History Channel, “Founded in 1970 as a day of education about environmental issues, Earth Day is now a globally celebrated holiday that is sometimes extended into Earth Week, a […]

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Entertainment

Can my child see Disney’s BEAUTY & THE BEAST?

Today the world got to experience the newest live action feature film from Disney, BEAUTY & THE BEAST, opened everywhere. I’m hopeful that the box office reports will convey the magic that the film makers did in the film but in case you’re sitting on the fence, I thought I’d write up my review for […]

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Entertainment

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Cards: FREE Printable for those “Whoops, I Forgot About the Class Party Moments”

Okay confession time: Last Valentine’s Day I forgot to send cards to Kendall, my middle child’s, school. I got this email mid-morning from her teacher, “I just wanted to make sure that you didn’t pack Valentine’s for Kendall today; she’s upset but I think we’ve got it covered for her.” Yeah, I was that mom. Actually, […]

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Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for the Man in Your Life

Now it just wouldn’t be fair if we didn’t talk about the fellas in our lives for Valentine’s Day! I used to dread shopping for gifts for my husband. He’s extremely practical and is a deal shopper so it’s really hard to buy him something he wants because I know he would sometimes rather go […]

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Motherhood

Making Twenty-Seventeen the Year of Me: The Challenge

If there’s anything that I have learned from the year I had in 2016, it’s the importance of having something, anything really, as a mother that’s your own. I cannot tell you how much I love and adore my children. They are my heart, walking around outside of my body and I love being their […]

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Entertainment

A look inside Skywalker Ranch and Lucasfilm Headquarters

   I am so grateful to Disney for sending me on this all expense paid trip to cover ROGUE ONE, “Star Wars Rebels”, “Mickey and the Roadster Racers” and the BluRay release of PINOCCHIO. All opinions are my own. What did you do over the weekend, Bert? Oh, nothing just hung out at Skywalker Ranch […]

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Entertainment Featured

The Busy Mom’s Guide to the GILMORE GIRLS: Part 4 (Season 6 & Honorable Mention Season 7)

This is the fourth post in the Busy Mom’s Guide to the Gilmore Girls blog series if you haven’t read part one, part two or part three, head on over and read all about seasons one,two, three, four, and five. Season 6 is the last season the Palladinos worked on and I’ll be honest, you can definitely tell in Season […]