Project Envolve™ Mission One: Save Energy with your Holiday Lights!


I’m writing this post as a Project Envolve™ Ambassador. I have not been compensated for this post, but I did receive the items shown below to facilitate energy savings in my home. The approaching new year has me thinking about positive change. I’m welcoming new ideas, for sure, but also revisiting those things that are…

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Boost Your Immunity with Homemade Elderberry Syrup


Winter is approaching, and sniffles and sneezes are already starting in our house. But this year we’re ahead of the game with an early batch of homemade elderberry syrup. Elderberry is an immunity-boosting plant that has been used for centuries as a remedy for flu, colds, sore throats, inflammation and a ton of other ailments….

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Thanksgiving Gratitude Tree for Early Readers (Made with #Alphabits)


As a member of the Mom It Forward Blogging Network, I will be compensated for my participation in this campaign. We’re not a big cereal household, but Alpha-Bits sure do bring back some great childhood memories for me. I was a big word nerd, so I remember spelling out words in my bowl (the longer…

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Easy Upcycled Halloween Craft: Spiderweb Wall Hanging


Sheesh…where did all these holidays come from?! I’m sure I’m not alone in wanting to celebrate them all with my kids, making cute crafts and fun treats…but who has time?! Definitely no time here. But for the kids’ sake, I have to make some. So today I’m sharing this 100% easy upcycled Halloween craft that…

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Activities for Kids: Indoor Butterfly Hunt


When it comes to parenting, there are two things I know for sure.  1. Bored kids do not equal happy kids, so when a rainy day hits, the day can go south quickly. So, fun activities for kids are like gold. 2. Browsing Pinterest for creative ways to fill the day can make your self-esteem…

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