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Top 6 Kids’ Real Tool Sets

Friday, December 12, 2014    Gifts, Kids, Uncategorized    1 Comment »

Top 6 Kids' Real Tool Sets

Back by popular demand, I’m happy to share my picks for this year’s top 6 real tool sets for kids. These tool sets are for parents looking for tools for their kids that aren’t pretend plastic tools, but real tools they can actually use to fix and build. We got our kids real tool sets […]

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The Little Spark: 30 Ways to Ignite Your Creativity Book Review + Giveaway

Wednesday, December 10, 2014    Gifts    2 Comments »

The Little Spark: 30 Ways to Ignite Your Creativity Book Review + Giveaway

Are you looking for a holiday gift for your mom/sister/babysitter/teacher or gift exchange? Well then I’m glad you’re reading this. You see, my wonderfully creative, talented and kind friend Carrie just wrote a book called The Little Spark: 30 Ways to Ignite Your Creativity. It’s filled with a variety of bite sized nuggets that will […]

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Stay safe on winter roads with Bridgestone Blizzak Tires

Friday, November 21, 2014    Uncategorized    Add a comment »

Stay safe on winter roads with Bridgestone Blizzak Tires

What’s an Arizona girl doing writing about winter tires? Well, would you believe I know a thing or two about tires? I’ve attended three tire press events over the past few years, and written several articles about tires for SheKnows. This year, I was invited to Denver by Bridgestone and Tire Rack to learn about […]

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Quick Bread in a Jar

Sunday, November 16, 2014    Food & Drink, Gifts    1 Comment »

Quick Bread in a Jar

This post is an oldie but goodie… I tore this Quick Bread in a Jar recipe out of Sunset magazine a while back, and put it in my recipe/ideas/mishmash binder. I haven’t made these yet, but I think it’s a great idea for a thoughtful holiday gift. (Thinking about the holidays takes my mind off […]

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Minted Holiday Cards + a $150 Minted Giveaway

Tuesday, November 11, 2014    Uncategorized    47 Comments »

Minted Holiday Cards + a $150 Minted Giveaway

Tis the season for holiday cards, right? As you may know, I am a huge Minted fan. Their selection of cards is amazing, and best of all, Minted supports the many individual artists who create all the original designs. Okay — let’s get to it. I’m giving away one $150 Minted gift card to a […]

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Nekter Juice Bar

Monday, October 27, 2014    Food & Drink    Add a comment »

Nekter Juice Bar

I told you guys about my “cleanse” earlier this year, and am happy to report that green smoothies (plus lots of coffee) have now become my standard breakfast. Some days I don’t have the time or ingredients to make my own smoothies, so I was happy when I discovered Nekter Juice Bar had opened right […]

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FreshTape: a fresh alternative to bag clips

Friday, September 12, 2014    Food & Drink, Organizing    Add a comment »

FreshTape: a fresh alternative to bag clips

I’m excited to introduce you to a new product I discovered this summer. It’s called FreshTape. This product was created by two moms who wanted to keep food fresh in the bag, but were not big fans of the usual bag clips (especially after a run-in with moth larva attached to other bag reclosers. ew.) […]

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Today’s lunch box

Tuesday, August 26, 2014    Food & Drink    2 Comments »

Today's lunch box

Horizon cheddar snack crackers, strawberries, Trader Joe’s chocolate covered sea salt butterscotch caramel balls, colby jack cheese stick, Mintz’s Blintzes. PlanetBox lunch boxes can be found on Amazon or PlanetBox.com. For more fun lunch box ideas, enter your email address in the top right corner of this page and follow me on Facebook and Pinterest.

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Today’s lunch boxes

Monday, August 25, 2014    Food & Drink    Add a comment »

Today's lunch boxes

Lunch #1: Sourdough pretzel nuggets, strawberries, M&Ms, colby jack cheese stick, DIY ants on a log (celery sticks and peanut butter). Lunch #2: Sourdough pretzel nuggets, strawberries, Trader Joe’s chocolate covered sea salt butterscotch caramel balls, turkey pita pocket. http://planetbox.com/#oid=1008_1 PlanetBox lunch boxes can be found on Amazon or PlanetBox.com. For more fun lunch box […]

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Today’s lunch boxes

Friday, August 22, 2014    Food & Drink    Add a comment »

Today's lunch boxes

Lunch #1: Horizon cheddar snack crackers, strawberries, M&Ms, lavosh flat bread, string cheese, celery sticks and peanut butter. Lunch #2: Horizon cheddar snack crackers, strawberries, dark chocolate-covered almonds, Mini Babybel cheese, celery sticks, turkey, cream cheese and spinach lavosh flat bread roll-ups. PlanetBox lunch boxes can be found on Amazon or PlanetBox.com. For more lunch […]

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