Back to School $100 Giveaway

I’m sharing another awesome giveaway from Sign My Shirt! Ya know, where you can virtually sign custom t-shirts with your mouse or finger (on a phone or tablet)… I’ve used them for engagements for the bride and groom, birthdays (my brother’s 30th and Rebecca’s 2nd), a bachelorette party, a non-profit fundraiser, and for my brand with a Baby Dickey shirt!

Sign My Shirt is now celebrating the back-to-school season with a $100 Target gift card to help with all your school shopping needs!

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Jake & Sofia: new Disney at Kohl’s

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Kohl’s. I received a promotional item to facilitate my review.

Back-to-school shopping is starting and that means gearing up for fall! Kohl’s is usually one of our stops because I love the Jumping Beans clothes for the kids–they’re always comfortable and great quality; the sweats for boys are some of my favorites for Ryan!

There’s a new Disney by Jumping Beans collection available exclusively at Kohl’s stores and that lets your

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15 Back-to-School Bento Boxes

Back-to-school time already?! I’m about to go back to playing Taxi Mom, running my two kids to two different schools for half-days, and packing lunches like a crazy lady. Bento boxes are definitely the way to go…

Ideas for back-to-school bento boxes


Check out Back-to-School Bento Boxes

by Emily Dickey at

…for two reasons. 1) My son is one of those toddlers that cannot stand to have his food touching. Everything must be separated! Bento boxes, FTW! 2) I’ve got two kids in that

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Back To School Styles with Carter’s

~Written in a partnership with The Motherhood and Carter’s. Any opinions are my own.

Are you ready for back-to-school season?! Part of me is dreading it because it means the end of summer and my kids back at school. But part of me loves it because it means… my kids back at school 😉 It also means fall weather, new clothes, getting cozy, pumpkin patches, and hot chocolate! To celebrate, let’s check out what’s NEW for back to school styles!

Carter’s has always been a go-to brand in this house. I can always

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Back-to-school with the Fellowes Saturn2 95 Laminator! (giveaway)

When I was a kid, I remember my mom had a little laminator for mini-sized projects. She was a teacher and I think maybe she used it for name tags. I used to draw pictures and laminate them… I used a lot as bookmarks! Now that I have two little ones of my own, I’m thrilled to have a laminator–and one that takes full-sized sheets of paper for more projects. I used to print or write so many things for Ryan and they could only be used once… we are having a blast with

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back to school gifts for your kids

My kids aren’t old enough for school, yet, but I’m always in the “back to school” mode every August… because shortly after I graduated, I became a teacher! I’m taking time off right now while my little ones are still little, but the coming fall season will always mean school to me. In in a few short (TOO SHORT!) years, it will be my own kids in school. You see a lot of back to school gifts for TEACHERS, but I was thinking of all the fun traditions I’ll start with my kids when

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Bag it Forward: rewarding teachers

What an awesome program… Bag it Forward, sponsored by Elmer’s, helps children who get supplies for school this fall when they possibly wouldn’t be able to afford it otherwise. This summer, Elmer’s is teaming up with bloggers that are gathering school supplies to donate to children, schools and teachers.

I jumped on this bandwagon to help out and decided to buy some Elmer’s products for a teacher! My mom is an elementary school teacher and I know that every year she has a number of students that don’t have all the supplies and she

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