Are you there? Take the #MomIsHere Photo Challenge with Sprout!

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Confession time: I am terrible – TERRIBLE – at managing my photos.  There’s really no excuse, except that it’s gotten so out of hand I don’t even know where to begin.  So I don’t.  When my phone’s storage was full, I just got one with more memory so I didn’t have to worry about going…
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Easy & Elegant Easter Dinner Menu

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I did it folks.  I made Easter dinner, documented the ingredients and how I cooked it as I went, then photographed it.  All before Easter.  I’ll take my bow now.  I promised an Easter Dinner Menu in my #MonthofMeals, and here it is.  Super easy, way elegant, and a fantastic way to celebrate spring with…
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The Secret to Potty Training that No One Is Sharing

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I was going to name this post “How I Potty Trained My Son in One Day,” and although kinda true, it would also be way to braggy and a wee bit misleading.  Here’s the scoop: My oldest child is compliant.  He’s sweet.  He’s adorable.  He’s a rule-follower.  It took time, but at 2 1/2 we had…
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Join the Party – Do Tell Tuesday Link Party

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Holla!  I’m pretty darn excited to join in as Co-Host of Do Tell Tuesday!  A pretty fab Link Party that I always make a special effort to join in on!   New to the scene?  Don’t be a wallflower…. Click here for the full rundown on how to participate and…   Welcome to Do Tell Tuesday!…
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Hippity Hoppity – #HopItForward Easter Playdate with World Market

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Host an Easter Playdate with World Market Goodies and Coconut Nest Cupcakes! “Here comes Peter Cotton Tail, Hopping Down the Bunny Trail…” Hippity Hoppity! Can I just say, I love, Love, LOVE me some Easter? It’s the kick-off of spring – beautiful weather, the leafing out of trees, bountiful fruit and veggies at the farmer’s…
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Dear Will, On Your Third Birthday

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Dear Will, Happy Fool’s Day Birthday! Yes, the joke’s on me. I named you Will. You ended up being the most strong-WILLed child I have ever come across. And, I wouldn’t change it for anything. Except for maybe when it comes to potty training. You are one heckuva little boy. You have quite the dramatic…
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Holes. In My Ears? On Purpose! Professional Lobe Piercing

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“Holes – in my ears? With a needle?? On purpose?!?” was S’s 5 year old response as we strolled by a tween getting her ears pierced in the mall a few months ago. She knew mommy could wear earrings but hadn’t determined how I arrived at that privilege. I think she figured the holes grew…
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The Bump {Nest} – Update and #Giveaway

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Don’t miss the Bump Nest Pregnancy Pillow Giveaway at the end of the post! Hiya!  This week marks a MAJOR milestone for me!  20 weeks, baby!  I’m half-way through my last pregnancy.  Yeah, I know.  I said that last time.  But this time I really mean it.  Seriously. At this point, I’m feeling TONS better.  Sure,…
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St. Patrick’s Day Activities – a Roundup for the Un-Crafty

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I’ve never claimed to be the craftiest girl on the block.  In fact, I pretty much avoid anything related to paint, glitter, glue and marker related.  Although I’d like to claim it’s genetic (my mother also is craft-averse), my boys freakin’ love arts and crafts.  Oh boy. I’ve got all of the stuff.  I even plan…
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Gender Reveal, Confession & Rant

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My version of a Gender Reveal Party – a blog post! For those of you that don’t know: I’m pregnant.  With my third child.  If you haven’t been pregnant three times, let me fill you in:  it’s different.  You look pregnant earlier.  Strangers ask you if it’s your first.  When you say, “Nope, the third,”…
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The Allergy Arsenal – Getting Well at Walgreens

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I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This content has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its client. All health related suggestions and opinions expressed in this post are all my own.  I gotta admit – I’ve NEVER been more excited to welcome spring…
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Number 3

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I’ve been toying with the post in my head for weeks now. Should I come up with something witty to say? Just say it straight out? Tell you how sorry I am for being AWOL towards the end of the Christmas season and most of this month? I mean, what have y’all been cooking with…
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