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Can Your Baby Have Too Many Clothes? (Guest Post)

The following is a guest post from Deanna: Is it possible for your baby to have too many clothes? When I was 20 weeks pregnant with my first child, I received a phone call that changed my life. Merely a week before, I had learned that I was going to have a baby girl. My desire to […]

Coming to BlogHer? See the Sights of San Diego

La Jolla Tidepools The blogosphere is converging in my neck of the woods later this week at the 2011 BlogHer Conference. I’ve never been before, but I’ll be attending on behalf of Mott’s. It will be a whirlwind of a weekend with my mom coming down to ride herd on the kids while I head […]

Teaching Kids Responsibility

It seems that toddlers are always willing to help. If you are cooking, cleaning, or otherwise working on a project, chances are a small voice will say, “Can I help?” Of course, it’s when they’re very little that they most want to help but are least able to help you really make a difference. As […]

A Christmas Planning Ebook

Want to plan a fabulous holiday? A Simpler Season holds almost everything you need to do just that. This guide to planning the winter holidays provides creative ideas , time-saving tips, and budget-minded inspiration for making the most of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s. With the busy family in mind, I’ve provided recipes, to-do lists, […]

Feasting for Christmas (A Grocery Geek Giveaway)

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATS TO THE WINNER: momofknt@ I love holiday dinners. Just looking at the mountain of potatoes and gravy, stuffing, green beans, and squash makes my mouth water and puts ten pounds on my hips! Mashed Potatoes and Gravy? Mmmmmhmmmm. Pumpkin Pie? Absolutely. Pretzel Berry Dessert? Yes, please. I’ve been cooking up […]

Using Pinterest to Plan Your Christmas

As I mentioned last week, I’ve been enjoying Pinterest for bookmarking the different things that I find on the web, like Family Fun Ideas, Health Reminders, Things that Make Me Laugh. It’s unlike other bookmarking sites in that it is so visual and fun to look at! Plus, I find myself actually going back to […]

Christmas Stockings from Nanna (A Giveaway)

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATS TO THE WINNERS: fbcardarelli@, simply.things.family@, ginger.garner@ I consider stockings a necessary Christmas tradition. My granny knit my stocking many years ago and started a multi-generational tradition. All my siblings, children, brothers-in-law, nieces, cousins, second cousins, and aunts and uncles have similar stockings. Thanks to my mom’s hot knitting skilz, […]

Giving to Others (Christmas in July)

It’s easy to get wrapped up in the Christmas fun that we do for our families. I know. I often have the best intentions to share with others outside of our family, but it doesn’t always happen. For me, I know it is helpful to have a list of ideas ready to slip into the […]