Holiday Magic Bars #Recipe

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Are you looking for a good recipe to add to your Holiday Baking List? Look no further! This is a great recipe to bring to parties or add to your cookie exchanges. I recently shared this photo on my Instagram when I did a day of holiday baking and it also went over to my facebook where many of you asked for the recipe. Doesn't it look good? This was still in the cooling stage before you cut it … [Read more...]

Burlap Christmas Present Decor #Tutorial

Burlap Canvas Present Gift Tutorial - Frog Tape Project

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of FrogTape provided by ShurTech Brands, LLC for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Burlap seems to be all the rage these days. I see it on bottoms of plants, wreaths, and many Christmas decor items I've been looking at. On a recent trip to Michael's I found some really cute burlap canvas squares for 60% off and thought how the little squares … [Read more...]

NCircle Entertainment Holiday DVD Bundle {Review} & FIVE Day #Giveaway!

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One of my favorite things about Christmas is all the Christmas movies.  As a kid I remember getting all cozy in my pj's with a yummy Christmas-y snack and watching old school Christmas movies with my family.  I love getting out all the old school claymation movies I grew up watching and enjoy them with my kids now.  But it is also fun finding some new ones as well!  I don't think there is such a … [Read more...]

Portable North Pole Experience!

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Disclosure: I received complementary Portable North Pole products in exchange for this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I love experiencing the magic of Christmas with my kids.  Santa is of course a big part of the magical side of Christmas.  Hayden looks forward to Christmas all year long.  It is for sure his favorite holiday.  He loves planning what kind of cookies he will have … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Book Round-up


My family LOVES books.  My mom is a first grade teacher so when I was a kid we were always encouraged to read good books.  That love of books has carried over to me as the mom now, and it is so fun to find great books for my kids.  I truly believe reading often to your kids promotes good language, reading, and writing skills.  Both of my kids already love the time we spend sitting and reading … [Read more...]

Autumn & Halloween Home Decor Ideas {My Tips & Tricks}


I need some motivation right now. My kids are finally back in school and my list of To-Do's is bigger than ever! I'm usually behind in everything I'm doing so last year when I finally sat down to write this post I realized it was time to take down the Christmas tree. So to get myself in the spirit of this and review how I had things last year I thought it was time to share how I decorate my home … [Read more...]

How We Spent Sawyer’s Birthday

Sawyer 1st Birthday mini cake momspotted

I can't believe my baby is one. His actually birthday was on Thursday so I cleared my whole schedule and we went out for the day and the computers went completely away. It landed on a school day so once I dropped Gavin off at school (he hates the bus) I stopped by Dunkin' Donuts and grabbed him a double chocolate donut. It's safe to say he liked it. Here's a video of his first taste of a donut … [Read more...]

Birthday Gift Ideas for 12-24 months!

Birthday Present Ideas for 12-24 months

I've been thinking a lot about what to get Sawyer for his 1st Birthday. We're still very undecided but I thought I'd share what we have and love and what we are considering getting. These are what we are loving and would buy again: Vtech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker - Sawyer loves this. It's one of his top toys. We have the play part on the floor right now and the walker part separate and he … [Read more...]

Happy Valentine’s Day!

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I'm super late but today was crazy bust with errands and fun with the kids. I wanted to make sure to wish you all a Happy Valentine's Day! Hubby gave me some beautiful roses & lilies! What did you do on your day of love? I wanted to leave you this adorable little film from Disney. I first saw it just before we saw Wreck It Ralph. It's perfect for today! It's only a few minutes long and so … [Read more...]