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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Holiday Worksheets

It is no secret that I love things holiday themed. I decorate for each and every holiday every year. I also love a good holiday craft or really anything holiday themed. Also as someone who works in education, I love pulling in the theme to anything educational for the kids. We try to make sure some of our activities are educational as well as fun during the holidays. The great people at Education.com have shared this fun tracing activity with me.




Grab a pencil and practice your handwriting and spelling with this fun St. Paddy's day word tracer. Check out Education.com for other fun spelling resources!

I love any sites that provides us additional resources for our kids and educational ones too! Be sure to check them out for lots of fun holiday themed activities. 


Monday, January 7, 2019

Continuing my love of these wipes

I love Seventh Generation Free and Clear Wipes and was very happy to try the new and improved version from Generation Good




I love how thick they are and that it takes very few wipes to get most jobs done. I think that makes them a cost saving wipe as well as knowing how safe they are on my little ones sensitive skin. These wipes are by far the best that I have tried with my two little ones, and we have tried a bunch!

We love keeping these with us for on the go trips!


**No compensation was received for this post, I was sent free sample wipes to try even though we already use them!


Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Child Hunger Efforts Today!

Did you know that 1 in 6 children in the United States face hunger?

That’s why Sarah Michelle Gellar teamed up with Mott’s and No Kid Hungry to design a one-of-a-kind lunch bag now available for auction on eBay to raise money and awareness for No Kid Hungry, a campaign to
end childhood hunger in America by national
nonprofit Share Our Strength.

From now until September 29, you can head over to ebay.com/usr/nokidhungry to place a bid on this unique masterpiece, 100 percent of the proceeds will go directly to No Kid Hungry!

Other celebrities that have personalized a Mott’s lunch bag include:  

**** This information has been provided by Mott’s.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Basement Renovation 2018

I have posted before that when we bought our house a few years ago, we did so knowing that we wanted to finish the basement. It was a huge space, and we bought the house because the staircase was on the side and made the space appear bigger, this is different then 95% of the houses in our neighborhood....




We got a few prices to have all the work done last year, and Hubby was not impressed with the labor costs when he knew he could do the job himself. A few meetings with the township building office last Fall, and in February we were cleared to start building!

I posted here about our large delivery orders and progress, but now the final product!

Please excuse the mess, the kids moved in as soon as the carpet was installed:)

We made the space with a few distinctive areas, a TV space back by the stairs, a large open space for toys.....



 My workout area

A kitchen/craft area without carpet
 A full bathroom

I am more them impressed that Hubby completed this all in about 5 months while only doing it on weekends and nights and still working full time, going to all the kids events and games, and not missing any family functions. It was a labor of love and we are so happy with the way it came out.


Friday, August 31, 2018

In love with my acupressure mat

So I wrote a bit ago about this awesome acupressure mat that I was lucky enough to get to try. Here is my official flow up and proclamation of love for this amazing acupressure mat First of all it took no time what so ever to incorporate this into my daily routine, because you just need to sit or lay on it! I mean how easy is that! The benefits are amazing. I am sleeping better, I feel more relaxed, and I feel like my stress level is way down. There is something about just knowing that you are taking time for yourself that makes you feel better. 

Also I feel like I have been able to recover from my workouts a lot quicker. I know some people will tell me I am crazy, but I think I recover quicker when I am more relaxed. I would highly recommend that anyone that needs help relaxing (ok all of us!!) try one of these acupressure mat, because seriously how easy is it to sit down for 5 minutes each night!