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3 Colorful and Fun, Easy Activities to Celebrate Leprechaun Day

3 Colorful, Fun, and Easy Activities to Celebrate Leprechaun Day

Back when I was an in-home child care provider, I attended a training that was focused on play-based learning. The speaker told us all about this really fun experience she’d had with her children, all centered around St. Patrick’s Day, only they called it, “Leprechaun Day.” Thinking about mischievous leprechauns seems to be more exciting for those young […]

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Five-minute Energy Bars

I tend to be a person who thinks “I can make that!” or “I can cook this!” when out to eat, shopping, or simply watching TV. Sadly, I feel like I rarely follow through with these thoughts. It is much more convenient to purchase bread than to make your own, and it certainly takes less […]

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A Great Memorial Day Treat: S’more Rice Krispie Treats

When the air starts to warm, and the daylight stretches past bedtime, my thoughts start to shift toward s’mores! Don’t you think they are the quintessential summertime treat?  I love the smell of the bonfire you roast the s’mores over, the gooey toasted marshmallow as you pull it off the skewer, and the yummy melty […]

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Snack Attack.

Calling all you seasoned Mommas…Advice needed!  My baby boy (okay, he’s my oldest of 3 munchkins, but he will still ALWAYS be my baby!) started his first full days at Kindergarten this week. And yes, his Dad barely made it out of the driveway with him before tears started streaming down my cheeks. I’ve spent […]

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Itzy Ritzy: Beware, It’s Addicting!

Have you heard of Itzy Ritzy yet?  If not, I apologize for being responsible for your latest addiction, because you are guaranteed to LOVE their products!  Itzy Ritzy offers the cutest baby and toddler products around: car seat covers, stroller covers, wet bags, car seat handle cushions (genius!), and the ever-popular reusable snack bags. I […]

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