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Kids Clothing on a Budget

We are all about life on a budget here. With three kids that outgrow clothes before I can get them from the laundry back into their dressers, it is a never ending battle to keep clothes on their back and to stay within our budget. We realized quickly with our oldest that, while we could […]

5 laundry tips for College Students

Using #AmazonWishList for College Care Packages

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias. #AmazonWishList #AmazonHasIt #CollectiveBias We have several youth from our church that went off to college for the first time this year. We have been excited to check with them […]

Building Girls of Confidence

Building Girls of Confidence

We have two girls and a boy and while we look to give them many of the same life lessons, there are some lessons we know need more focus for the girls (or for our little man).  For all of our kids … They will all leave our house each day knowing they are loved.  […]

How to budget to manage home costs

It’s important to consider every little thing that goes into the cost of running a home and with kids in tow the amount paid out can creep up pretty quickly. From home repayments to energy bills you need to check how much you are paying out and consider if there is something that can be […]

Ohio Trip - A Mommy's Love

Traveling with the Seahorse App

What is Seahorse? Seahorse is a new app for documenting life together in shared experiences with friends and family All photos and videos shared in a Seahorse scene are co-owned, or belong to, everyone invited to that scene Seahorse saves your photos and videos in their original resolution Intuitive organizing and sorting by date, location, […]

teaching lessons & giving breakfast

Starting off with Breakfast

We are excited to partner with Malt-O-Meal on this post about having breakfast and giving in our community. Our kids love cereal for their breakfasts. I admit that I love it too. We grew up with a cupboard that 8-10 boxes of cereal in it any day. Some of the best cereals aren’t in boxes […]


Snacking with Harvest Snaps

This post was created in partnership with Harvest Snaps. I have been compensated for this post. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Have you tried Harvest Snaps yet?   What are Harvest Snaps?  When it comes to “what’s inside” Harvest Snaps, it all starts with the clean flavors and essential nutrients Mother Nature […]

ID DIY Fall Vase-2

Decorating for Fall with International Delight

The windows are open in the house and the kids are starting to grab jackets on the way out to the bus. These are sure signs that fall is here. We love the crisp fall days we get here in Virginia. My favorite part of fall is all of the colors that are suddenly outside […]

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Keeping Bums Clean with a Bathroom Routine

NOTE: This article is sponsored by Cottonelle. We have three potty trained kids but bathroom routines still are sometimes … well, not routine. You know when you hear a kiddo yelling “MOM” or “DAD” when they are in the bathroom and you are clear on the other side of the house that there is something that […]