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The Top 5 STEM BUILDING Toys for Girls!

The Top 5 STEM BUILDING Toys for Girls!

STEM STEM STEM: That’s all we’ve been hearing lately. It’s everywhere. The New York Times, The Huffington Post. On CNN. On The Today Show. Being that it’s all around us, we as Moms should know what it is automatically, right? WRONG. I polled a group of Mommy friends and while they all nodded enthusiastically “YEP I KNOW STEM!!” They didn’t know specifically what it meant. “It’s like educational things like toys that teach the kids!” “It’s things where they … Read entire article »

Filed under: Activities, Building Toys, Counting, Design Your Own, Developmental Toys, Educational, Gift Ideas, Imagination/Creativity, Language, Learning, Play, Science, Toys (All Ages), Toys (School Age)

Design your very own Dolls house with Lundby

Ok. It’s no secret that I’m OBSESSED with doll’s houses, Lundby doll’s houses in particular.  I received my first Smaland house over a year ago and it continues to bring my family and I great joy, laughter, and enough creative brainstorming to outlast any other toy in our house. Here’s a bit of background info for you: This beautiful, Swedish-designed doll’s house is the perfect starter home for your dolls. The 5-room house arrives empty, just waiting … Read entire article »

Filed under: Activities, Art, Building Toys, Crafts, Design Your Own, Dolls, Imagination/Creativity, Play, Play Houses, Play Sets and Figurines, School Aged Children, Toys (All Ages), Toys (Pre-School), Toys (School Age)

Get Organized for Back-to-School with the Epson LW-600P Portable Label Printer

Get Organized for Back-to-School with the Epson LW-600P Portable Label Printer

*I was provided with an Epson LW-600P Portable Label Printer to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.” For those of you who are already Type A and super-duper organized, I don’t need to proselytize on the beauty that is the label. You already know that labels are good for school items, food in the fridge, closet and pantry organization, the list goes on and on. But then there are the rest of us. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Back to School, Design Your Own, Momma Gotta Have, Organizers

CHARM IT! Let’s Girls Create Their Own One-of-a-Kind Jewelry

CHARM IT! Let’s Girls Create Their Own One-of-a-Kind Jewelry

*I was sent product to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.* Got summer birthdays coming up? Dance recitals? Or need a gift just because? The CHARM IT! is your solution! Geared specifically for girls ages 5-14, CHARM IT! is the original, detachable charm jewelry that allows girls to personalize their own pieces and customize to their likes and interests.  Pick a starter necklace or bracelet, then add charms that sparkle!  There are hundreds … Read entire article »

Filed under: Accessories (Children), Birthday Gifts, Boutiques and Stores, Children's Fashion, Design Your Own, Featured Store, Gift Ideas, Jewelry (Children), Kids Gifts, School Aged Children

Decorating With the #aladdinmason Entertaining Collection

Decorating With the #aladdinmason Entertaining Collection

*I was sent the Aladdin Mason Entertaining Collection to use and review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.* With Easter right around the corner, I am starting to think about my table settings for my family dinner (that sounds SO Martha of me, doesn’t it? Haha). Sure I could use these adorable Aladdin jars for drinks, but why not put a fun twist on them and use them as part of my table décor? Channeling my … Read entire article »

Filed under: Decor and Furniture, Design Your Own, Easter, Entertaining, entertainment, Flowers, Home and Decorating, Parties, Seasonal, Spring

What A Mom Wants: Personalized Pacifiers

What A Mom Wants: Personalized Pacifiers

I attend lots of baby showers. While I always purchase a gift from the mom-to-be’s registry, I also like to add an affordable yet personal gift that reflects my style. Pacifiers soothe cranky babies and may even reduce the risk of SIDS. Personalized pacifiers are a hot gift trend, but many parents may not know that “bling” on a pacifier could pose a choking hazard. MAM Personalized Pacifiers allow parents to safely create adorable customized MAM pacifiers. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Gear, Baby Gifts, Design Your Own, Featured, Gift Guides, Gift Ideas, Hip Find, Personalized

Stuck on You

Stuck on You

I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m a label fanatic. Labels combine my childhood love of stickers and my grown-up obsession with organization. I own a label-maker, which gets a lot of use in my house. If you’re looking for an inexpensive label, I would definitely use a label-maker. But when you need a label that can stand up to daily use, I.D. Me Labels is a good choice. They sent me some All Purpose Icon … Read entire article »

Filed under: Back to School, Design Your Own, Featured, Germ Protection, Organizers, Personalized, School Aged Children, Toddlers

Thirty Minute Decorating Projects: Transform With Muralettes

Thirty Minute Decorating Projects: Transform With Muralettes

I am so excited. In thirty minutes, I completely transformed my bathroom using Muralette Wall Decals.  My blah blah boring bathroom is now a fishie-themed wonderland that fascinates my toddler. I should note that I’m not particularly gifted as an artist. Other “easy” projects like stenciling have not turned out well, but I found the Muralette Wall Decals easy-to-use. I love this idiot-proof decorating kit! I received a sample of the Fishie Kit, which contains 19 fish, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Decor and Furniture, Design Your Own, Featured, Home and Decorating, Nursery Decor

Pictures of My Bathroom!

Pictures of My Bathroom!

Here are pics of my bathroom– which I decorated using Magpie Decorative Painting Muralette Designs. At $85 each, Muralettes are an inexpensive way to decorate a room in under 30 minutes. You can find them online at www.magpiepainting.com. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Decor and Furniture, Design Your Own, Home and Decorating

Posh Blankets for Plush Tots

Posh Blankets for Plush Tots

When an ordinary blanket just will not do, when you cannot find the perfect cover to match your child’s room, Posh Blankets offer a chic custom option. Design your own blanket by selecting the size, from itty bitty and lovey for babies up to the generously-sized blankets for teens or adults.  Posh Blankets even creates pillows, too.  Then, select from beautiful fabric choices for the front and back.  You can also choose to add monogram, patchwork … Read entire article »

Filed under: 00-06 Months, 06-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Baby Gifts, Baptism Gifts, Birthday Gifts, Contests, Coupons, Design Your Own, Featured, Kids Gifts, Nursery Decor, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Toddlers