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Archive for October, 2012

Our Backyard Play Set

Tuesday, October 30, 2012    Gifts, Kids    1 Comment »

Our Backyard Play Set

With the holidays coming up, some of you might be looking for the best backyard play set or swing set. That’s exactly what we were doing three years ago. I wanted a play structure that would give the kids the hours of entertainment I remember enjoying as a kid, but didn’t want to spend a […]

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We’ve Been Booed!

Monday, October 29, 2012    Activity    Add a comment »

We've Been Booed!

We were snuggled up watching Free Willy Friday night, when there was a scuffling at the door. My husband opened it and announced “We’ve been boo’ed!” He brought our Halloween basket over to the couch, brimming with Annie’s granola bars, homemade chocolate chip cookies, Annie’s Halloween bunnies, Toblerone, Halloween tattoos, pencils, and pretzels — a […]

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Healthy Halloween treats (that aren’t raisin boxes)

Thursday, October 25, 2012    Food & Drink    Add a comment »

Healthy Halloween treats (that aren't raisin boxes)

Can you hand out non-candy treats without incurring the wrath of the werewolves, mermaids and skeletons on your doorstep? Absolutely! I rounded up my favorite alternatives to handing out Halloween candy for moms who want to have a healthier Halloween (and not gain 5 pounds by dipping into those cute little Twix bars). Mini water […]

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Yarn bombing for kids

Tuesday, October 23, 2012    Uncategorized    6 Comments »

Yarn bombing for kids

We just got back from a trip to Pinetop, where we stayed at my parents’ cabin in the woods. One afternoon, my mom and I went into town to hit the antique and thrift stores, where I scored two bags of craft loops (about 1,000 of them total) for 50 cents. My kids were so […]

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Tanner’s Tasty Paste Review + Giveaway

Thursday, October 18, 2012    Kids    8 Comments »

Tanner's Tasty Paste Review + Giveaway

A few months ago, I was talking toothpaste with a friend. I was surprised to hear that her kids brushed with chocolate toothpaste. I didn’t know such a wondrous thing existed. She told me about Tanner’s Tasty Paste, a company that sells kid-friendly toothpaste (non-foaming, no saccharin, no Sodium Lauryl Sulfate) no  that comes in […]

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2012 Real Tool Sets for Kids

Thursday, October 11, 2012    Gifts    Add a comment »

2012 Real Tool Sets for Kids

Update: Some of these tool sets have been discontinued or are out of stock. For my 2014 picks, see my new blog post, Top 6 Kids’ Real Tool Sets. If your kids have outgrown their fake plastic tool sets and you’re looking for a real tool kit made just for kids, you’ve come to the […]

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Tea Collection

Wednesday, October 10, 2012    Fashion    Add a comment »

Tea Collection

Globally-inspired kids clothing company Tea Collection is having a sale with up to 25% off new markdown items. I’m a fan of this company for their unique clothing as well as their philosophy, which appeals to my own citizen of the world outlook:  “Travel opens our hearts and minds. The clothing we create at Tea […]

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$100 Minted Holiday Card Giveaway

Monday, October 8, 2012    Uncategorized    12 Comments »

$100 Minted Holiday Card Giveaway

I’m very excited to be hosting a holiday card giveaway for a $100 Minted gift card! I’ve been perusing holiday cards online, and found Minted to have some of the coolest designs out there. Minted works with independent graphic designers to select the best fresh, modern designs to sell online — so we get amazing […]

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