Making Memories with Kids on National Teddy Bear Day

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This is a sponsored post on behalf of Build-A-Bear Workshop. I received compensation in exchange for my post; however, all opinions stated are my own. Making Memories with Kids on National Teddy Bear Day Back to school is such a great feeling..... til the long nights of homework begin! Well, there is one thing I love right after school starts, it's National Teddy Bear Day! On September 9th, I will take the kids to our Build-A-Bear Workshop to create some memories and build a limited edition ...

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Critical Considerations When Choosing Hospice Care at Home

We chose to have our loved live out her final days with us and to be the providers of hospice care at home

Inside: Making the decision to care for a dying loved one is not easy. We are sharing our critical considerations when deciding if hospice care at home was the right choice for our family. My husband's grandmother came to live with us 5 months ago and now she is dying. When my mother in law first approached me with the idea for Nana to come live with us, my internal response was quick. Of course, as I typically do, I also expressed my response to my family just as quickly. Yes, ...

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Get A Pair Give A Pair From Glasses.com!

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This review was made possible by iConnect Influencer Management and Glasses.com. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine. Get A Pair Give A Pair From Glasses.com! As someone who has been wearing eyeglasses since I was in the 3rd grade, being able to find a great pair of glasses is important to me. Like clockwork once a year my parents (and now myself of course) have taken me to get my eyes checked by our local eye doctor. I needed eyeglasses ...

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Kate Spade Bag Giveaway

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Welcome to our Kate Spade Bag Giveaway Together with my blogger friends we’re giving you a chance to win an authentic Kate Spade Bag. Isn't this Kate Spade bag so pretty? I just love the color and the floral design so much and it makes a great accessory to compliment any outfit. I've been a fan of Kate Spade ever since and I so love their bags. ...

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Here is a quick way to make dinner and lunch at the same time!

Spaghetti with Chicken and pesto recipe

Easy Pasta with Pesto Recipes School has started, it is day one, and I already hear, "I hate what you packed me for lunch." What! I want to tell them the story about the children without food or the food that we ate when I was younger. You remember the pizza could have just as easily been found in the recycling bin as on the tan rectangle lunch tray. The "pizza" was brown, hard, and smelled tangy and the flavor was missing like the change in the couch. I was not always a good cook, in fact; ...

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Easy Caprese Salad Recipe

Easy Caprese Salad Recipe

Easy Caprese Salad Recipe I recently wrote about starting a pizza garden with my kids. Watering our garden has been a fun little way to break up the day with my four year old. Picking the spoils of our labor has also been very rewarding. The kids were very excited to make our first margarita style pizza (basil, tomato, mozzarella). The very gamely tried it, but neither of them like basil or tomato... The two things they actually grew! Nonetheless they loved it. So success is in the eye of ...

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