Month: November 2013

Giveaway with The Children’s Place

My kids clothes philosophy tends to be a pretty laid-back one. Basically, if they’re dressed for the day and ready to go on time, we’re set. There can be some funny–or stubborn–outfits as a result (have you read about Eleanor’s footwear of choice?). With four kids, I’ve learned to pick my battles, and what they […]

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Kindness Begins at Home

As we approach the holidays, this is often a time of year when we reflect on the things we’re thankful for and think of ways to give to causes we care about. Today I’m remembering that kindness and thoughtfulness begin at home.  As part of the Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) campaign with ConsumerCrafts.com this […]

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Yes to Holiday Mama-Time

 Thanksgiving is just a week away and even though we’re not hosting dinner at our house this year, I can already feel the stress of the holidays creeping up. But it doesn’t have to be that way. I’m going to do my best to keep our family gift lists simple. I’m not going to bake […]

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Project Life in Progress

I started scrapbooking right after my oldest son, Skyler, who’s now 10, was born. I’d go to the scrapbook store and pick out tons of cutesy papers and stickers, not to mention countless thingamajigs to put it all together with. And I must have spent a small fortune on every kind of archival-safe adhesive. I […]

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