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Making big decisions about our small space. 

Much like many of my mom friends I often dream of owning a big home with a open floor plan. High ceilings, exposed beams. A center island with too much storage, and a gorgeous counter for breakfast and perfect instagram pictures. Perfect farmhouse decor without any clutter anywhere. Yes, I do have a dedicated pinterest board to prove my love to said beautiful house, that God will one day deliver me. Until then we as a family are making the best…

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LEGOLAND Castle Hotel

LEGOLAND California has officially opened the LEGOLAND Castle Hotel   It’s a fun filled adventure from the moment you check in.    When you first enter the hotel, you will be greeted by the magical wizard.  The lobby is filled with photo opportunities and a slide for your children to enjoy.  Each of the rooms has it’s very own treasure hunt, and is decorated with all things magicians, knights and princesses. The hotel has it’s own entertainment, with a movie theater in…

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Kids Trends

Osmo Coding Jam Review

If you have been around here for a while you know “screen time” is sacred.  None of this lazy days watching youtube, and spending all of our hard earned money on apps without us knowing.  With much dismay, we pulled the plug and allow for devices to be utilized for an hour a day, and that is only on the weekends. Then a little smarty pants placed Osmo on their Christmas wishlist. My children are well aware the way to…

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MadeGood Snacks

Like so many others, I had a goal that 2018 I would start eating healthier.  However, what I really wanted, was for my family to eat healthier.  My kids are snackers.  From the moment the school bell rings, they greet me with a hug and a request for a snack.  I knew I had to find something that satisfied us all.  A snack that was sweet and yummy but still healthy. Of course my son, said mom anything that is…

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Sugar Free Easter Baskets

Thoughts of Easter baskets typically render images of sugared variations of treats that my kids will inhale quicker than any meal I have ever presented them.  This year I am leaving the candy store empty handed.  I am going for a sugar free Easter basket, and I am certain my kids will not mind one bit. Neither will my dentist. Are you like me, and looking for something bigger than jelly beans, and sugary sweets? I am sharing my Easter…

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Events MOM Life

2018 New York Baby Show!

The 2018 New York Baby Show, on May 19 & 20 at Pier 94 will once again be the largest show for new and expectant parents in the country. Now in its 8th year, no other event provides a better experience for thousands of expectant and new families from New York and neighboring counties, seeking a family-friendly jamboree of top brands, great speakers and seminars, big giveaways, and lots of learning, support, bonding, and fun as you make your way into…

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