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Good Tips Tuesday Link Up #47

Good Tips Tuesday Link Up Party Looking great guys!  So many tasty and fun links last week.  I LOVE FALL! 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…Read More


A Contributor Christmas :: Elf on the Shelf and Custom Card Giveaway

I just love all of my sweet contributors.  ‘A Bird and A Bean‘ wouldn’t be the same without them.  And I am super excited to tell you that two of our lovely ladies are offering one great Christmas giveaway, right here, just for A Bird and A Bean readers!  Aren’t they so sweet?!  LOVE THEM!…Read More

Snow Queen for print

The Snow Queen at the Cincinnati Children’s Theatre {Giveaway}

It’s always so fun to see what the Cincinnati Children’s Theatre will come out with next.  I enjoy taking my kids to all of the shows there.  This whole season looks great.  I really enjoyed The Beauty and The Beast last month and can’t wait for the newest play there.  The Snow Queen!  Ooooo!  Fun! Good…Read More

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Thank a Teacher

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Chevrolet for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Oh, teachers.  So often under appreciated.  I should know.  I was one!    I taught in the public schools for 15 years, before recently staying home to homeschool my own kids.  So, I guess actually I’m…Read More

5 products to help you get organized

5 Products To Help You Get Organized

  Hi guys.  I am so stinking excited to introduce you to our newest contributor here at A Bird and A Bean.  We have a new ‘organizing contributor’!!   YAY!!  Her name is Erica and she is AWESOME!  Her blog is called Girl Organized and it’s absolutely gorgeous, just like her!  I know you’re going to…Read More


VTech Retro Phone {Giveaway}

I really like VTech.  I have reviewed some of their products before and I am always pleased.  So far I have only reviewed products for kids.  But, this Retro Phone is so cool!  I would love to have one.   It makes me all nostalgic!   The VTech Retro Phone with Connect to Cell Make more…Read More


Good Tips Tuesday Link Up #46

Good Tips Tuesday Link Up Party I love all the recipes that were linked up last week.  It was so hard to choose just 5.  They all looked so amazing.  I know fall is set in and winter is on the way when all I want to do is eat baked goods!!! We want this…Read More


Bucket List To Do :: See the Northern Lights

My bucket list is so long.  And it’s constantly growing.  I really love to travel and see new things and experience different cultures.  Seeing the Northern Lights has always been on my list.  I WILL SEE THEM SOMEDAY!!  And now I know that I want to see them on a Hurtigruten cruise!  I’ve never taken…Read More

Printable Advent Calendar

Free Printable :: Advent Calendar

 Hi A Bird and A Bean friends.  I’m excited about today’s Free Printable Advent Calendar!! Around our home we love the holidays and we’re always on the lookout for decorating freebies (I’m a cheapskate when it comes to decor that will only be used once every year). My boys in particular love Christmas (free gifts..who…Read More


VTech Innotab Max {Giveaway}

Have you started Christmas shopping, yet?  Are you thinking about maybe getting your kids a tablet for Christmas?  There are a lot of options out there.  I was excited to get to review an Innotab Max from VTech. The InnoTab® MAX is the fastest 7″ kids’ tablet!  It’s VTech’s 4th generation kids’ learning tablet has so…Read More