Matching Outfits and More Holiday Traditions

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There are few things I love as much as a good holiday tradition. We have at least one for every holiday, but probably the most revolve around Christmas. Kids bring such a fresh sense of magic to this time of year. Here are a few of our favorite holiday traditions: This is a sponsored post. I received compensation from Visa/Gymboree … Continue reading

Quick Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Chicken Pot Pie Recipe

Fall begs for comfort foods. I always find myself craving warm soups, hearty breads, and mom’s home cooked recipes like Chicken Pot Pie! Even though I love homemade pot pie, I don’t want to put in all the effort and work that a traditional recipe will require. I found Campbell’s Quick Chicken Pot Pie recipe that literally takes just 5 … Continue reading

7 Essentials for Your Next Road Trip

7 Road Trip Essentials

Are you ever a bit nervous as you load up your car for a road trip thinking about all the things that could go wrong? I have been known to stress out about my tires, oil, getting stranded in the middle of nowhere, etc, etc. While I worry year round, I’m always especially nervous with holiday travels as it just seems like … Continue reading

Creating Holiday Memories & Giveaway

Creating Holiday Memories

As I sat with my children at church last Sunday, I was contemplating how fast time had moved. My children are growing so fast, and getting so big. I then began to think the upcoming holidays and all the amazing memories we had created so far. My son, Joey, at 3 (now he’s 16) singing his favorite Christmas carol, which … Continue reading

Finding Name Brand Fashion on a Budget

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I am a girl who enjoys fashionable clothing and accessories. However, being a mom on a budget, my clothing funds are rather limited. But if there’s one thing that I’ve learned, it’s that you don’t have to sacrifice style for budget. Want to learn how to find name brand clothing and accessories on a budget? All it takes is a … Continue reading

5 Christmas Gift Exchange Games

Christmas Gift Exchange Games

Growing up, every year we would visit my grandparents for Christmas they would bring out a pile of gifts – one per child in attendance – and we would all play gift exchange games to end up with a present! It is still my favorite memories from Christmas’ now long past. I now carry on the tradition in my own … Continue reading

Give your Toddler Relief from Congestion

Give your toddler relief from congestion

This time of year it feels like every little kid has a runny nose. It’s pretty common to see moms running to the rescue with tissue when a child sneezes. The older kids (usually) can blow their noses and get a bit of relief. Unfortunately, toddlers have a harder time dealing with congestion. I was provided compensation and samples in exchange … Continue reading