Stitch Fix for Kids Review

Easy Fall Storybook Pumpkin

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Parenting

Fall Storybook Pumpkin – Super Narwhal & Jelly Jolt

Earlier this month, my daughter brought home the first of what I know will be many “family” projects.  Every parent dreads these projects, because let’s face it, at this age, it’s less of a family project and more a “mom and dad” project.  The ask? Design a Fall Storybook Pumpkin based on your child’s favorite book. In our daughter’s case that was Super Narwhal & Jelly Jolt.   Sharing our story and some tips on what we used to create our…

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Product Reviews

Stitch Fix for Kids Review – Fall 2018

Earlier this year, Stitch Fix announced expansion of their popular clothing subscription box for men and women to kids! I was thrilled to hear this, as my husband and I have both been big Stitch Fix fans. With my daughter back in school, I wanted to give it a try for some new clothes for fall. We just received her first box, so I thought it would be helpful to do a Stitch Fix for Kids Review!Before we get started,…

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Meal Planning Recipes

Easy Oatmeal Protein Bites

As part of my weekly meal-prep, I would always make these easy oatmeal protein bites that we can throw in our lunches.  Each week I try to change them up with different ingredients. I’ll share below our basic recipe and some of the different spins we’ve put on these delicious little snacks! Basic Easy Oatmeal Protein Bite Recipe 1 cup of quick oats 1 cup of old fashioned oats 1/4-1/2 cup of peanut or almond butter 1/4 cup of honey…

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Parenting

The Night Before First Grade

Twas’ the night before first grade and this momma’s not ready! I am convinced this will never get easier. I thought for sure that once we got past the first day of Kindergarten my emotions would be a little more in check. But I was wrong. I almost feel that I’m having a harder time this year than last year, but I don’t know why. Certainly part of it is the fact that she’s growing up and becoming more independent,…

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Parenting

5 Reasons Boxers Are the Best Family Dog Breed

“Best Family Dog Breed.”  For anyone who has considered adding a four-legged member to their family, you’ve likely googled this.  We certainly did.  Meet Penny. The reason we think Boxers are the best family dog breed.  Penny is our 3-year-old, loving, crazy and personality-filled boxer. Perhaps her best quality is that she is the most amazing family dog that we could ever ask for.  Before I get into the reasons why, let me backtrack a bit and explain how we…

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Parenting

Top Christmas Gifts for 2018 – Christmas Countdown

Believe it or not, Christmas is right around the corner.  I walked into a store recently and saw tinsel, ornaments and Christmas decorations galore. If I’m being honest, I wanted to turn around and run out of the store immediately. Despite my disbelief that it could possibly be that time of year, I accepted the reality. So while the kids are still splashing around in the pool, eating one too many popsicles on a hot summer evening, and we’re all…

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