Christmas Giving Tradition: special delivery with Santa Sacks! (giveaway)

The holiday season is filled with so much gift giving, it’s a great time to teach your kids about giving back. As your children outgrow their toys, what do you do with them? There may be local organizations that give to kids in need or “adopt a family” programs around the holiday season. I have a fun new tradition that helps you clean out the toy room to give to kids in need while teaching your kids about the act of giving.

Everyone knows Santa carries a big sack of toys on his

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DIY Flower Holiday Place Cards & Decor

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving with LOTS to be thankful for! Right now I’m thankful for a long holiday weekend to get ready for the NEXT festive celebration! 😉 It’s cold and snowy outside, so I gathered the kids to help me make some fun holiday table decorations and place card flowers. They’re DIY Carnation Lollipop Flowers that would be fun for any party or event!

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2014 Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway – $2700 in prizes!

‘Tis the season to be giving! Baby Dickey and Mom Mart have teamed up this year to bring you the ULTIMATE Holiday Gift Guide! Have you seen it yet?! It’s filled with great ideas for the entire family—gifts for babies and kids, gifts for mom and dad, items for the home, and tons more to gift to your friends and family!

Even better?! EVERYTHING you see on our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide is being given away to ONE super awesome amazing

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Holiday fashions with OshKosh B’gosh (coupon)

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for OshKosh B’gosh. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.

There are three main reasons OshKosh B’gosh is always one of my go-to brands for our kids: it’s quality clothing that’s durable and affordable, it’s always age appropriate (0-12), and it’s CUTE. I wore OshKosh when I was litte—I remember my mom saving to shop at OshKosh B’gosh and outfits from there were a special treat! We still have some

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12 Best Ho-Ho-Holiday Pies

Written in partnership with foodie.com. Any opinions are my own!

Pies are on my list this year to bring to our family Thanksgiving! We always do a pumpkin pie and a pecan pie (who doesn’t?!), but sometimes I like to spice things up! My chocolate pecan pie is the best and I’d love to give some of these other recipes a try, too.

Check out Ho-Ho-Holiday Pies

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Our Holiday MOMents

If you follow me on Facebook, you know I’ve been living in a house of SICK for over a week. We basically missed Christmas and postponed Ryan’s 4th birthday party because of it…. as if this time of year isn’t stressful enough! I feel out of the loop and we’re just starting to climb out of this mess. There seems to be so much pressure during the holidays, but it’s also a time that CAN be filled with amazing memories… so let’s stop and enjoy

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‘Tis the season… for broken Christmas lights! (giveaway)

Ahhhhhh, there’s almost nothing worse than untangling an entire string of Christmas lights, setting them up, and plugging them in to discover they don’t work or half the string is out. GAH! At least I’ve learned my lesson and don’t set the lights up anymore before testing them, haha, but what do you do when you have broken Christmas lights?! Have you ever had to sit there and test every.single.bulb. by removing it and putting in a new one and waiting to see if that fixes everything? It’s just a terrible way to live

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