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The year was 1986… #PeeweesPlayhouse

This post was brought to you by Shout Factory who provided a media sample to facilitate my review. It was 1986. I was a Long Island girl with important things on my mind, like Duran Duran, purple eyeshadow and Stiff Stuff hairspray. Looming overheard? A move to Central Pennsylvania right before the start of my freshman year of high school. Scary stuff. Thirteen is a weird age somewhere between little kid and little grown-up, which is pretty evident by what I remember from that year: a ... [read more]

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What I Wore: Chunky Knits and Statement Jewelry from @Kohls

Thanks to Kohl's for sponsoring this fall fashion post. Uh oh. It's starting to get cold around here! After last fall (my first with 2 little ones...it wasn't pretty) I'm trying to keep my frump factor to a minimum. Sorry, sweatpants...even though we just went for groceries and an oil change, today was all about chunky fall knits and fun statement jewelry. I'm usually a scarf girl, but who couldn't use some extra sparkle? All cozy, all casual, and all from Kohl's. Did I ... [read more]

Recipes

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Friday Night is Family Night! #HossomeBurgerFest

Ever since my husband and I started dating, Friday night has been restaurant night. Fancy, casual, bar atmosphere, whatever happened to strike our Friday fancy...as long as it didn't require me cooking. Of course, when our kids came along, we had to ... [read more]

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Halloween Spiderweb Quesadilla with Black Olive Spiders

Olives are fun food. One of my clearest memories as a kid is sitting at the Thanksgiving table with a big black olive on each of my ten fingers, waving them around happily as my mom tried to get me to eat anything else. (It didn't work. I just ate ... [read more]

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Family & Parenting

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Why Kitchen Toys are the Best Toys! (and Free Recipe Card Printable for Kids)

This shop about the Target Toy Emporium has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias Just when I thought I couldn’t love Target anymore, they’ve introduced their new Toy Emporium. Be still my toy-lovin’ heart. What’s the Target Toy Emporium? Only the BEST place to get all the… [read more]

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A Parenting Wake-Up Call #IamProtective

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias Like all new moms, I’ve been protecting my children since the day they were born. Protecting them from germs. Protecting them from mosquitos. Protecting them from crawling off the deck. Protecting their health, their safety, their feelings…. [read more]

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PWP_3D Box Art

The year was 1986… #PeeweesPlayhouse

This post was brought to you by Shout Factory who provided a media sample to facilitate my review. It was 1986. I was a Long Island girl with important things on my mind, like Duran Duran, purple eyeshadow and Stiff Stuff hairspray. Looming overheard? A move to Central Pennsylvania right before the start of my freshman… [read more]

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What I Wore: Chunky Knits and Statement Jewelry from @Kohls

Thanks to Kohl’s for sponsoring this fall fashion post. Uh oh. It’s starting to get cold around here! After last fall (my first with 2 little ones…it wasn’t pretty) I’m trying to keep my frump factor to a minimum. Sorry, sweatpants…even though we just went for groceries and an oil change, today was all about chunky… [read more]

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Crafts & DIY

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Five Dollar Halloween Bat Tree Centerpiece

What do you do when your kid asks for Halloween decorations on a week when you’re flat busted broke? You head to the Dollar Tree and you make something COOL. Yup, I was down to about 5 dollars. Seriously. Freelance life has its perks, but getting paid on time isn’t one of them. But I… [read more]

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5-Minute Mustache Pumpkins

This post was brought to you by DollarTree.com. I love love love decorating for Halloween, and my favorite part is pumpkin carving. If I had my way, we’d have our whole property decorated with all the different funky, bumpy varieties available. The only problem? There’s no time for all that. Plus, holy mess. So this… [read more]

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