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Celebrate National Letter Writing Day with Letters to Santa!

Today is National Letter Writing Day and I can't think of a more appropriate way to celebrate than with a letter to Santa. Christmas is only 19 days away, the post office is frantic, and the North Pole is far away. So how do you make sure a letter to Santa arrives on time? With the help of Scout Elves of course! Since they report back to the … [Read More...]

Stencil N’ Style Minnie

Stencil N’ Style Minnie: Gift Idea for Girls

There's still plenty of time to get your Christmas shopping done, and if you have a little one on your list this year you'll want to give her a Stencil N’ Style Minnie! Available at Walmart, Stencil N' Style Minnie allows kids to get creative with Minnie's skirt and hairbow. They can use one of the six included stencils as a guide or … [Read More...]

Need Christmas gift ideas for kids? Check out my hot toys for Christmas 2017 roundup for inspiration

Hot Toys for Christmas 2017

How's your Christmas shopping coming? I'm still not sure where October and November went, but thankfully most of my holiday shopping is finished. Have little ones in your life? Make sure these hot toys for Christmas 2017 are on your shopping list! Hot Toys for Christmas 2017 Fingerlings - Fingerlings are flying off the shelves and shaping up … [Read More...]

Enchantimals™ Dolls for Girls (and Gus!)

In a world where we all seem to be "plugged in" more often than not, I'm always on the lookout for toys that encourage my kids to engage in storytelling and pretend play. Designed for kids ages 4+, Enchantimals™ dolls fit the bill and they are here just in time for Christmas! Let's take a look at three of our family's favorite … [Read More...]

Easy Chicken Skillet Meal

This is a sponsored post for HemisFares™ brand that is available exclusively at Kroger family of stores.  All opinions are honest and 100% my own. The holiday season is upon us and I don't know about you, but time seems to be flying! I'm still trying to figure out where October went and I'm afraid if I blink, it will be Christmas Day. Simple, … [Read More...]

Dispelling common pregnancy myths is key to a healthy pregnancy. These common pregnancy myths can impact both pregnancy and the health of the baby.

Common Pregnancy Myths Dispelled – National Prematurity Awareness Month

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. Common pregnancy myths are still around today, and it's important that both expectant mothers and their families realize that they are, in fact, myths. As part of National Prematurity Awareness Month, I'm working to dispel these common pregnancy myths. That's because this month is a time for … [Read More...]

fun family christmas tradition ideas

5 Fun Family Christmas Tradition Ideas

This is a partnered post. All opinions are my own. Recently, I read a viral parenting article about what children really need from their parents. It was a very short list, thankfully. Of course "unconditional love" was at the top of that list, but you know what else was there? Traditions! Are you as surprised as I was? Like most families, … [Read More...]

Smith Lake fishing and camping is fun for the whole family! Part of the Alabama Bass Trail, there's bass fishing and a whole lot more.

Smith Lake Fishing and Camping for Families

Last weekend our whole family was able to unplug and unwind with some Smith Lake fishing and camping. Part of the Alabama Bass Trail, Smith Lake has over 500 miles of shoreline and covers 21,000 acres! That's a lot of lake. We chose to stay at Smith Lake Park cabins due to their proximity to amenities and the city of Cullman. and  You might … [Read More...]