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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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Swoop Mini Giveaway

Tuesday, September 25, 2012    Kids, Organizing    13 Comments »

Swoop Mini Giveaway

Do you know about Swoop Bags? They’re drawstring bags that expand out to become a play mat. Your kids can play with Legos to their heart’s content, then swoop up the bag and instantly have it all cleaned up — without any actual picking up! Scroll down to enter to win your own Swoop Mini! […]

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Peanut Butter Bread

Wednesday, September 19, 2012    Food & Drink    1 Comment »

Peanut Butter Bread

Guess what. You don’t need a bread maker to make bread! I came across this super groovy 70s cookbook, Super Natural (that I must have picked up at a book sale) and tried the Peanut Butter Bread recipe. It was fast and easy to make and tastes pretty good — crunchy on the outside, soft […]

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Cookie decorating birthday party

Monday, August 27, 2012    Activity, Food & Drink, Kids    8 Comments »

Cookie decorating birthday party

My baby girl just turned six years old and lost her two front teeth! She also asked if she could have her sixth birthday party “somewhere” this year. You know — not at home. As much as I love planning and hosting parties here at the house, fair is fair. Her big brother had his […]

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It’s party time!

Friday, August 24, 2012    Uncategorized    2 Comments »

It's party time!

Tomorrow is my daughter’s 6th birthday party! Here’s a little peek at what we’re working on. You can also check out my Pinterest board to see where I found a lot of the great ideas we’ll be using. Lots more party pics to come next week. In the meantime, here’s a link to last year’s […]

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Sharpies and cereal boxes

Monday, August 20, 2012    Activity    4 Comments »

Sharpies and cereal boxes

Here’s another great idea I found on Salt and Chocolate — coloring on cereal boxes with Sharpies! I actually had a drawer full of cereal boxes awaiting some unknown crafty purpose, so this art activity worked out perfectly! I used to be against coloring books and coloring pages, because I wanted my kids to learn […]

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Sweet Salvage

Thursday, August 16, 2012    Decorating    4 Comments »

Sweet Salvage

Do all you Phoenix gals know about Sweet Salvage? I went for the first time this morning, and was so impressed. Sweet Salvage is a once a month event (the third Thurs-Sun of each month) where the doors of a warehouse are flung open and a snaking line of cute ladies (and a few guys) […]

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