November 2: saturday mornings

This fall I decided not to book saturday morning sessions to keep that as our family time and I’m so glad I did. ...more

Adoption Blog Carnival | 9th Edition

Welcome to the 9th posting of the carnival. You can read this week’s submission here. As you visit each blog, be sure to leave some comment love ....more

Twisted Bangs with Flat Twists Into Bun #NaturalHair #Hairstyle

I have plans to set some yarn twists toward the end of this month, so over the next few weekends we're just going to be doing quick hairstyles that will last about a week, perfect for the school year and those times when we don't want to invest a whole lot of time on hair. This hairstyle took less than an hour to complete and really only requires basic twisting skills. You can do braids and cornrows, instead, of those are easier for you and/or work better on your child's hair ....more

50 More Eye Patches!

Lex is done with 50 more eye patches!We can't get any more of the eye patch posters that we were using before....more

Bose Soundlink Mini Bluetooth Speaker, Something Truly Special

When we heard about the Bose Soundlink Mini Bluetooth Speaker, we knew we had to check one out.  After all, Bose is one of the best known high-end speakers out there and they tend to set the bar high.  Can they do it again?...more

Halloween Changes, Tweens and Foxes

You might find something(someone) missing in these photos. I’m calling this phase of our lives “The Tween Times.” But it’s hard to not smile at the adorable and cuddly panda bear and the fantastic yet fashionable fox. What does the fox say? ...more

Fall Back (Standard Time) Fridge Printout

I finally added an actual printable thing for the fridge to the Fall Back (Standard Time) Printout to Avoid the Endless Discussions About Whether It’s Earlier or Later Right Now post: Fall Back Fridge Printout ...more

Easy Recycled Crafts – Fall Wreaths

Looking for some easy recycled crafts to brighten up your home this Fall? These Fall wreaths are beautiful, and they are SO much FUN to make using mostly recycled materials or items you probably already have on-hand! There is no wrong or right way to make these, so feel free to experiment and invite the kids to help too! ...more

450 Stocking Stuffer Ideas!

I didn't think it was possible, but I'm back again for the third year in a row with yet another new list of 150 stocking stuffers!...more

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