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This House Runs On Costco {P.S. Registration is OPEN!}

{This is a Sponsored Post; ICMB received goods, services, or monetary payment in exchange.  However, ALL opinions are our own and we LOVE Costco!} I know what you’re thinking. We have already shared our love for Costco NUMEROUS times on this blog.  We’ve told you how to save money by shopping at Costco, we’ve told […]

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Love is in {BLOOM} – A Paper Flower Tutorial

I love to decorate for holidays. However, I’m a total procrastinator. I don’t get decorations up until right before the holiday, and then they stick around far too long. How long is ‘too long’? Well, as I’m preparing for Valentine’s Day, I’m reminded that I still have a Halloween door mat on my porch. That’s […]

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How Moms Can Imact Body Image

Wake Up Call: My Role in My Daughter’s Future Body Image

The other morning I was halfway watching the end of Good Morning America while stacking cups with my daughter, Ella. One of the segments caught my attention as I heard something about how mothers can impact their daughters. As I listened to them explain the experiment some psychologist did, I got a little choked up (what’s […]

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{Sponsored Post and Giveaway}: Chalkolate Cake

It’s that time again: back-to-school!  Time for new backpacks, new teachers, and the ever-popular “first day of school picture”.  If you’re looking for ways to spice up those photos this year, and maybe you aren’t the most crafty/creative mom, look no further than Chalkolate Cake! With adorable, printable signs for all occasions, this locally-owned Etsy […]

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Back-to-School {style on a dime}

Temperatures are rising, and many of us are counting down the days until we get a break our kids are back in school. (At which time we will begin counting down the days until our first break.) But for now, it’s back-to-school season. Soon we will all be meeting in the aisles of Target with our […]

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ICMB Summer Shop Hop Revised

Get Tickets Now for ICMB’s Summer Shop Hop Event!

We are SO excited to announce our Summer Shop Hop series!  This extra-special, three-night event is PERFECT for all of you mamas who are currently in summer survival mode!  Take a night off, grab some friends (or come solo!), and join us for drinks, snacks, exclusive storewide discounts, giveaways, and more! First up, we are meeting at Apricot Lane […]

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Unique {and USEFUL} Father’s Day Gift

Tired of the giving the same old Father’s Day gifts? Want your children to use their imagination to create something unique while still having it be useful? Here is a quick, easy, and inexpensive gift your kids can make this year. (I recommend this for ages 4+). 1) Gather up your materials. You will need: T-shirt (darker […]

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