My favorite part of The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay, Part 1 with Video

November 21, 2014

This week, along with a very crowded theater full of people, I got to watch a sneak preview of The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay, Part 1.  Just like the book, third installment is intense. Surprisingly it is more intense than the other two movies thus far. Mocking Jay picks up right where Catching Fire ended, […]

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When spitting counts | JScreen Genetic Screening Giveaway

November 20, 2014

During the first trimester of every one of my pregnancies, I had a series of blood tests and genetic tests done. It was a little puzzling to me as the kiddos have the same parents, but “they” said they were required. Fortunately, nothing was ever detected in any of those test, or even any suspicions. […]

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It’s hinting time | LG OLED is a great family gift from Best Buy

November 20, 2014

We are already in list building season. Yes, making our lists and giving our family hints as to what we would like the big man to bring us this Christmas. Yes, it’s hinting season. The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced […]

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Socially-Conscious Holiday Gifting With Heart of Haiti

November 19, 2014

While we don’t have our tree up yet, and haven’t considered Christmas decorations, we have made some Christmas preparations. We are making our budget and thinking of gifts to give our family and friends. When thinking of what to gift people, we like to really try to think of the person and gift them something […]

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40 Weeks

November 17, 2014

There have been countless times I will be sitting in the living room and all of a sudden hear a strange noise. I sit for a minute and listen to it wondering what is going on. Then I remember. Oh. That’s the water boiling for the potatoes. Every pregnancy makes me more and more forgetful, […]

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Family Pictures Preview | Mommy and Me Monday 248th ed

November 16, 2014

A few weeks ago, it dawned on me that we didn’t have any professional family pictures. With Christmas coming up and needing to make cards, I scheduled a session. Then, I realized a week before the pictures that none of us had anything to wear special for the pictures. But, I set out to fix […]

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Un-complicate your wardrobe with J.Jill {$100 giveaway}

November 16, 2014

My wardrobe is a far cry from complicated. It’s also a far cry from being nice. Between the pregnancies and breastfeeding and having four kids, shopping, clothing and style aren’t typically on my radar.  I was hosted at J. Jill, a women’s premiere specialty retailer, to see how the store is trying to help women like […]

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Tips for getting the best fit for kids shoes

November 14, 2014

Our girls have very different feet. One has really narrow feet, one has flat feet, one still has a little of her baby feet left, and of course, one has feet that are all baby. Shoe shopping for and with kids isn’t really as fun as mom’s shoe shopping. I end up guessing their size […]

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What has music made you do? #MMMDI win the ultimate SOL REPUBLIC prize pack

November 13, 2014

What has music made you do? What song reminds you of a special moment in time? Music sets the tone for activities in our lives. It brings up memories. It gets attached to our emotions. Music. We sing. We dance. We laugh. We cry. The cotton-eyed Joe comes on at a wedding? You get on […]

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide

November 11, 2014
holiday gift guide 2014

We have played with, discovered and used many fabulous things this year. I thought it would be nice to compile everything we’ve liked and used into one handy gift guide for adults, kids and babies. Oh, and stocking stuffers, too. Some of these products were provided, some were purchased and/or some are affiliate links which […]

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