Mar 07

My Favorite Baby Items (for a 6 month old)

I know we all have our favorite things when it comes to baby toys and just all-around great products that makes out lives easier.  Here are my top 5! These are my son’s favorite 2 toys What baby doesn’t like to look at himself in the mirror? My little guy LOVES this toy. He plays …

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Feb 26

Top 5 Items Needed for a Newborn

We all know the simple basics that a baby needs when they are first born:  A place to sleep (we chose a crib, but you could also have your baby sleep in a bassinet or a pack & play or even co-sleep with you), diapers, wipes, changing table food, and clothes.  We chose to get …

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Feb 20

Why Motherhood Matters

On Sunday at a women’s meeting at Church, we had a discussion on Motherhood and why motherhood matters.  It wasn’t long until I retreated into my own reverie.  I’m sure others were too because it wasn’t long until those in the room started thinking and commenting about what they could have done differently to be …

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Feb 12

Disneyland Deals 2014

If you could save a few hundred dollars on your next Disneyland trip, would you be happy?  We all know it’s hard to find really big discounts on Disney travel because they don’t really need to offer discounts to encourage people to come.  They do, however, offer large discounts to groups of people traveling in …

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Jan 19

Baby K’tan Review

As some of you know, I am really into babywearing. As a Mom of 4, I have to have a life while still being able to hold my baby and have my hands free. I have tried a lot of different baby carriers and what I’ve come to realize is that there is really not …

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Jan 12

The Cheap Family Guide – Disney Deals Book

So, I have been working on a new project that has been consuming my time for the last couple months…. A BOOK!  I have always wanted to be an author and thanks to Amazon Kindle, that goal has been realized.  It’s called,“The Cheap Family’s Guide to Disneyland: How to Save $1000 and Still Have Fun”.  …

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Jan 07

Gluten Free Lemon Cookies

We made these gluten free lemon cookies for a neighborhood party this summer and they were a big hit!  They are soft and chewy and just plain delicious!  We used this gluten free flour.   PrintGluten Free Lemon Cookies Ingredients½ cup softened Earth Balance (butter substitute) or butter of your choice 1 cup sugar ½ …

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Dec 31

Baby Stuffy Nose Cures

Ok, here’s the dirty truth… Being a Mom is sometimes a disgusting job.  You have to deal with wiping poop off of little bums, cleaning pee out of your eye (if you have a boy), spit up out of your hair, and snot out of little tiny noses.  It’s a fact.  Somehow when it’s your …

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Dec 20

How to Make Kale Chips in the Oven

Making kale chips in the oven is so incredibly easy and I think it’s pretty tasty and an easy snack to make.  Kale is very healthy for you and I don’t really like the flavor raw or in smoothies unfortunately, so this is a palatable way for me to eat it. Here’s how to make …

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Dec 03

Gluten Free Dairy Free White Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

My 12 year old daughter made this gluten free dairy free white chocolate chip cookie recipe yesterday for family night and they were so delicious!  They tasted just like their non-gluten-free counterparts.  Thank you to the cookie goddess who brought us a little bit of heaven last night as it doesn’t happen every day around …

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