September 2012

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I love flavor. Give me a dish with sauce, cheese and all the toppings and I’m happy. That’s why Italian used to be my favorite type of food. But as age (and birthing four children) […]

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The other day, just as I was testing out my new Method Dryer-Activated Fabric Softener Spray, my friend dropped by. As she walked in, I noticed something coming out of the bottom of her jeans. […]

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Oopsy Daisy Fine Art for Kids

Do you have a growth chart at home for your kids? I always wanted one… but something stopped me. Back when my husband and I were newly married, trying to get pregnant and house hunting, it […]


Kia Optima Hybrid

5 Minutes for Mom recently asked Jenn Padgett from Five Dollar Shake – a fellow blogger and friend of ours here – to test drive the 2012 Kia Optima Hybrid midsize sedan and give our […]


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The house we moved into last month has a loft space that is like a kid’s paradise. It’s large, with a funky slanted roof and sconce lighting, and with a few couches for the kids […]


So nice to be home w my kiddos but man am I missing this… If you want to see more photos from my trip to Jamaica, check out these hashtags on Twitter: #visitjamaica #halfmoonjamaica.   […]


pinnable drink water

We know it is good for us. We know we need to do it more. But drinking enough water in the day can sometimes be a challenge. If you find it difficult to drink enough […]


pinnable Kids-in-the-Kitchen

This may not come as a surprise, as parenting experts have been heralding this approach for years. But there is something to the notion of children being more adventurous eaters if they are involved with […]


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I love photo editing. It can be a whole lot of fun, but it can also be a major pain! If you have ever tried to enhance a picture you know what I’m talking about. […]

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pinnable kids and grandparents

Guest post from Stephanie Warren of Griswold Home Care. Your kids and your parents might as well live on two different planets. Your son communicates through the computer; your parents aren’t sure how to turn […]