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The Everyday

It’s mid-November, you know what that means… time to figure out this year’s Advent calendar. What?  You’re still thinking about […]

Are you guys familiar with The Elf on the Shelf phenomenon?  If not, I HIGHLY suggest you get familiar fast […]

I’m off to the Bay Area this weekend for a wedding. (I can’t wait to drive across the Golden Gate […]

If you have young children, summer might not be the time of year where you get in a lot of […]

Just in case any of you out there are procrastinators like me, I thought I’d offer up one more Mother’s […]

How sweet are these little pan gifts?  Apparently, you can get a 5″ cast iron skillet for under $10 and […]

Happy Friday!  Not sure if you’ve all heard, but we’re having quite the “snowpocalypse” here in Seattle and we’re making […]

Happy (belated) New Year!  Do you have any traditions for starting off the year?  My mom and I have sort […]

Christmas is officially over (sigh) and though I’m sad to be giving up all the holiday magic with the littles, […]

It’s Monday everyone and I’ve got good news and bad news.  The good news is Christmas is less than a […]

Several months ago I agreed to partner with Polarn O. Pyret to help get the word out to parents on […]

It’s been three years since the hubby and I grew from an “us” to a full-fledged family and I’m ashamed […]

For post #4 of Book Week, I have a special treat for you.  Not only is it a book I […]

If you need an excuse to get crafty, it seems like back-to-school time is it.  What better way to get […]

Last week I posted on photography tips for kids and mentioned that I would soon be trying my hand at […]