monsters university *giveaway*

Are you as excited as we are for Monsters University?? We adore all things Pixar in our house, so a new Pixar movie is always cause for celebration. And we are not along! Kelloggs is just as excited as we are about seeing our favorite Monsters on the big screen. And they are celebrating on […]

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supporting school throughout the summer

Its the last week of school around these parts! But even though my kids will be out of school for the next few months, I can still support their school by shopping the Box Tops for Education® Marketplace®! How cool is that? I had never heard of the Box Top Marketplace, but you can login […]

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organize your kids earrings with shmoozees!

Do your kids have an insane earring collection they love to show off by leaving everywhere BUT their jewelry box? Cause mine do! I swear, I find earrings in the strangest places!! well, problem solved!! Meet the cutest earring display EVER! Shmoozees! You can put your favorite cute earrings in their ears and show off […]

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peppa pig and the muddy puddles

The kids and I are loving the brand new Peppa Pig and the Muddy Puddles book! Peppa and George are so excited when it rains – they can’t wait to play in the puddles! But when the rain turns into a flood, they have to figure out how to get the food they need from […]

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celiac close to home

We are so lucky in our family – while one of us has a peanut allergy and two are lactose intolerant – we really have lucked out on food allergies. We have so many friends who have family members who really suffer. I often eat gluten-free just because it makes me feel better due to […]

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wummelbox: crafts at our doorstep!

My kids are pretty creative individuals, but there are those days when they still need to be entertained (like every day). When I first heard about Wummelbox, I knew this would be a really great way to keep them busy but learning. So what is a Wummelbox?  Wummelbox is a European-style arts & crafts subscription […]

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lactaid: news for my poor tummy

About this time last year, I discovered I was lactose intolerant. I’ve always had trouble with dairy, but suddenly any and all dairy was no longer my lukewarm friend. Now it was my mortal enemy. Like many, many others I realized that those stomach aches weren’t a coincidence – they were directly related to my […]

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going green for earth day

Every year around this time, I’m reminded about all of the ways I want to go green. And the many ways that I totally fail. I really, really do want to be super green, but honestly, life just gets in the way and I run out of time or its just too much for our […]

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LYSOL Healthing Initiative

Well, its sick season around here. I feel like practically everyone we know is sick with something.  They’re just dropping like flies! Luckily, we missed the stomach bug that ripped through the girls’ school these past few weeks. I’d like to think that my crazy cleaning habits have helped keep us healthy! I’m a little […]

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j.jill: spring into style

**thanks to everyone who entered – and to Amy our lucky winner!** Its (almost) Spring. Sort of. If I ignore the 27 degree temps outside in Philly today and just concentrate on the daffadils poking through the flower beds, I can imagine spring! Spring style is such a breath of fresh air after a winter […]

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