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Moms Check In :: Favorite Summer Memory

I’m excited to be part of the Moms Check In panel this week.  I’m a co-host today and the topic is “Favorite Summer Memory.”  It is CRAZY to me that summer is almost over.  Man, that flew by!   So who are our Moms? Amanda is the mom of one boy and owns It’s a…Read More

Great Grape Summer Giveaway

In celebration of Great Grape Boogie Wipes being sold at Walmart, I’m teaming up with Boogie Wipes to offer the Great Grape Summer Giveaway! One winner will be drawn each week for the next eight weeks and will receive a $50 Walmart gift card and a Boogie Wipes prize pack. How to Enter From following…Read More


Packer ‘Man Room’

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. So.  My husband is from Wisconsin.  And apparently when you’re from Wisconsin, you’re a Packer fan.  And Packer fans are unlike the NFL fans that I am used to.  They are craaaazy.  Crazy for the Packers…Read More


Kidizoom Smartwatch and a {Giveaway}

My kids are constantly asking me what time it is.  Which cracks me up, since they really have no concept of time.  We are working on learning how to tell time with my 7 year old  (Any tips would be appreciated!)  but the five year old just repetitively asks what time it is to annoy me …Read More


Good Tips Tuesday #30

We want this to be a resource for you to find Good Tips for your life, home, kids and everything in between! So what kinds of posts are you able to link up now? Check out this awesome list! Recipes & Cooking Tips Homemaking Tips Parenting Tips Kids crafts & Activity Tips Your hosts each…Read More

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Kids Tie Tutorial

Hi all, It’s Emily again from Nap-Time Creations.  I’ve got another easy project for you today. Let’s take a quick walk through the process of turning an adult size tie into a mini kids’ sized tie. We needed to dress my son in all black and white for his Kindergarten concert. I’m way to cheap…Read More


‘Enjoy the Journey’ Retro Camper :: Free Printable

 Hello my friendly ‘Bird and A Bean’ readers.  Amy here.  It’s been a busy month.  Sightseeing trips, fireworks…. and I had a baby!  Sweet little Harrison was born on the 16th and we are so in love.  He’s just perfect.  You can see his sweet newborn photos here.  If you have a second, please leave comment on that…Read More


Fresh Stays Fresh

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of American Frozen Foods Institute and the Frozen Food Roundtable for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. This summer is so busy.  I don't know why this summer seems so much busier than other summers, but we are constantly running around.  Maybe it's because the…Read More


I and Love and You

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post for “I and love and you” Total Pet Care. There’s a new pet food company in the neighborhood and I’m so excited about it.  You may remember our giant beast, Molly.  Well, she’s excited too. We’ve always bought grain free dog food for her.  No fillers, means way less of…Read More

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Easy Knit Bow Headband Tutorial

Hi! It is Steph from A Little Moore! I am back for another quick and easy tutorial that any girl could use! This past spring my 10 year old decided that she no longer wanted bangs and so we began the process of growing them out. Which if you have ever attempted this you know…Read More