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Halloween decorations – cheap, easy ‘n fun!

First, thank you to my beautiful, talented friend Lindsey for the idea!  I love how easy it was to find all the materials (AC Moore) and how much fun Avery and I had putting these together.  They make such cute … Continue reading

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The most amazing day of my life

Happened 3 years ago.  I can’t even remember how many years I dreamed of having a daughter (golly, now I have two!) but I always assumed I would never be a mother at all. I’m not sure why.  In any … Continue reading

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A Challah bread kind of morning

Daughter A loooooves French toast for breakfast.  So does Daughter M, but she likes anything, and I mean anything for breakfast. Back to Daughter A.  I try to make things she likes to eat because at almost 3 years-old, she … Continue reading

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Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue? – NYTimes.com

Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue? – NYTimes.com. I found this article very interesting.  And yes, I do suffer from decision fatigue.  I can say that at 5:12am, you see.  Ask me again at 6pm and I might have a … Continue reading

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More giveaways and some cuuuuute kids’ stuff!

Because anyone who knows me knows I can’t have enough cute things in my life (well, my kids are cute enough on their own, but you know….). 3 Little Monkeys Ottawa is hosting a giveaway for a Petunia Picklebottom Ergo! … Continue reading

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LeapSchool Scavenger Hunt & $10,000 Scholarship Sweepstakes

LeapSchool Scavenger Hunt & $10,000 Scholarship Sweepstakes. Contest begins September 1st.  Who couldn’t use 10K towards the college fund?   I love LeapFrog.  And I’m not just saying that because I recently won this in another contest they sponsored:   … Continue reading

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The importance of a ‘Mommy Arsenal’

Sounds a little dramatic at first, but let me explain. Before I became a mother, I didn’t know what it was all about.  I’m sure most mothers would agree.  I thought I knew, sure.  I’d been around children my whole … Continue reading

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