Nursing & Maternity Giveaway from The Modest Mom

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A few months ago, I shared with you an elegant, long skirt from The Modest Mom. I’m looking forward to upcoming festive events this winter to wear it. I was really impressed with the workmanship and the design of my custom-made, ruffle skirt. The Modest Mom specializes in modest apparel for women, during all stages […]

Traveling with a Baby

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Photo Source: Janel Piersma One of the things that we’ve embraced about parenting is that life is different with each season and with each new addition to our family. If you expect life to stay exactly the same, you’re going to be disappointed. However, if you go into it with the mindset that you’re on […]

Feeding Your Baby Solids (& A Giveaway from Happy Baby Food)

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There is no shortage of ways and methods to feed your baby. Solids at three months? Solids at six months? One food at a time? Breast or bottle? Having now seen six children from birth to toddlerhood, I’ve tested out several methods. What I’ve learned is that what works for one kid doesn’t necessarily work […]

Staying Hydrated (& A Giveaway from Filtrete)

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Photo Source One of the good habits to develop when you’re a busy mom, pregnant, nursing or otherwise, is to stay hydrated. That can be difficult when you’re being pulled in many directions with multiple demands on your time. The baby’s fussy and you find yourself a captive audience in the rocking chair. Pregnancy nausea […]

Mentors, Chocolate, & A Giveaway

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Photo Source: Paul (dex) Mrs. Marcy, Ms. Berge, Madame Stephenson, Michelle, Kathy, and Karen — these women don’t really know each other, but they all have something in common. Each was a mentor to me over the years. They helped me along this road, called life. Each played a significant role: my second grade teacher […]

Basic H2 and Shaklee Cleaning Supplies – A Giveaway

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Earlier today I shared how I’m on a new cleaning kick. After months of just cleaning when the mood struck, which believe me, that kind of mood is fleeting, I’ve decided to reestablish a cleaning schedule. Our family is in a season where I can let the kids play, including the toddler, and I can […]

Febreze Set and Refresh – A Giveaway


I’ve never been one to buy air fresheners. I don’t know why really. My mom never did. So I don’t. But, I’m willing to try something new, especially when it smells pretty, as FishChick says. And when you have four boys in the house, well, “pretty” smells are hard to come by. (Just saying.) Recently […]

Wilton Football Kit – A Giveaway

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We love creative cakes and breads over here. And we love Football. Well, at least the men in the family do. I’m just here for the food. So, when I saw this festive football sandwich using a Wilton pan, I knew I wanted to try it out. I mixed up a batch of bread dough […]