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Minted Family Holiday Cards

Holiday Cards from Minted

It's the time of year that gets me really excited to check the mailbox! I just LOVE getting holiday cards from all our friends and family. We pour over them each night and enjoy pointing out everyone to the boys. It's such a sweet tradition and I'm thrilled to send out my Minted family holiday cards this year. Minted Family Holiday Cards For the past few years, both Kristin and I have used Minted to send out our holiday cards. They typically feature a family photo since we have growing children and our family seems to really...

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Holiday Gift Guide for Boys & Giveaway

Gift Guide for Boys

With three boys between us and a lot of little nephews, if it's one thing Kristin and I both know it's fun gifts for our dudes. We've rounded up all our favorite boy gifts for this holiday season. So check out this Gift Guide for Boys to make your shopping easier than ever. Gift Guide for Boys Spider-Man Blast-N-Go - This classic figurine comes with a motorcycle. Even better it comes with a launcher and projectile sure to bring smiles of delight. Mini Basketball Hoop and Ball - This basketball hoop set fits over the door...

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Holiday Gift Guide for Girls

Gift Guide for Girls

Today we're sharing our favorite holiday surprises, sure to delight the little ladies in your life. This gift guide for girls features our favorite items for all ages from toddler to tween. It's enough to make you want to be a little kid again on Christmas morning! Gift Guide for Girls Camper Play Tent - This classic tent works for all kids to play in for years. From reading nook to wild adventures it's one that gets the imagination going. Bonus in that it has that wow factor for kids waking up to find this near...

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Lands’ End Gift Card Giveaways: #SantaForADay

I don't know about you, but the holiday season has me all kinds of excited this year. It could be because it will be our first Christmas in our new home. It could also be because it's been a really long year and I just need to experience a little holiday magic. Or it could be because it's simply too hard to not feel an innate sense of joy this time of year. Whatever the reason, I'm grateful for the feeling and hope that you too are taking in the magic of the season. And...

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Children’s Thanksgiving Books You Can Amazon Prime

Children's Thanksgiving Books

With Thanksgiving approaching next week, we are realizing more and more how hard it is to teach gratefulness and being thankful to our kids. Sure, these are qualities that we work to emphasize all year round, but with the Christmas holiday advertising starting earlier than ever Thanksgiving can feel a little lost in the shuffle. Even the story of the first Thanksgiving can feel like a long lost memory when we are looking at tree lightings and cocoa. Reading is a great way to get these types of conversations started with children. I find it...

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Toy Highlight: Elly Coupe from Simplay3

Elly Coupe Review

Does anyone feel the rush of the holidays coming? I sure do! Maybe its because both my boys also have birthdays mixed in there so we just have so much to celebrate. This time of year has me really seeking out great quality toys and experiences that can make those special gifts. So I'm thrilled to report that this Elly Coupe review from Simplay3 has just that toddler wow factor. Simplay3 is a great company from the founder of both Little Tikes and Step 2. Those brands are so trusted among us moms that I was...

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How to Save at CVS and Our Thanksgiving Road Trip Kit

Thanksgiving Road Trip Kit

Most of us love to save money whenever we can. I know I do! And sure, I aspire to be one of those organized women with all the coupons ready to go in a neat little binder, the reality is that often I’m popping into a store in between school and activities with wild kids running amuck. The sight is just not pretty my friends. Which is why I did a happy dance when I discovered two ways CVS has my back and is saving me money.   How to Save Money At CVS I’ve mentioned my love...

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What They Really Think of Kindergarten & Updating Kids Fall Clothes

Updating Kids Fall Clothes

School is officially in full swing! Here in Maryland we didn’t start Kindergarten until Mid-September while Kristin’s kids started in early August. That’s quite a difference! And since we both have Kindergartner’s in the mix it has been a huge change for our households. And while we of course added a few back-to-school items to their closets, we both agree that the big push is updating kids fall clothes. Updating Kids Fall Clothes When you first start school you are still faced with really hot days. It’s all shorts and t-shirts and sundresses. But now that the...

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