Spring Into Pictures Sweepstakes – Nikon D3200 DSLR


 Welcome to the Spring into Pictures Sweepstakes Organized by Budget Earth With summer vacation finally here, all of us want to catch those precious memories with our friends and family. Moments like a child’s first trip to the beach, or that hilarious girls’ night out listening to your best friend make a fool of herself […]

Home Projects: Reupholstering dining room chairs


I don’t remember how long it’s been since I said that I was actually going to complete this project – reupholstering all of our kitchen chairs – because it’s been forever, and a day.  That being said, our chairs were actually off white, and as we homeschool and eat at the kitchen table, the kids pretty much destroyed […]

Homeschooling – Switching to a Complete Curriculum


Choosing a Curriculum – Switching to a Complete Curriculum Our Homeschooling Background I’ve homeschooled our two oldest children (now 2nd and 4th graders) from kindergarten through to present day.  Before choosing a complete curriculum, I simply went to the bookstore and picked student sets (teacher text/student/workbook) that covered the subject I was seeking to cover, […]

The Benefits of Competitive Sports

What are the benefits of competitive sports? When deciding whether or not competitive sports are right for your child and family, there are a lot of things to consider.  The first post in this series was about making the decision between recreational level sports and competitive (aka academy/club level) sports, and all of the factors […]

Preggie Pops Giveaway


  Welcome to the Preggie Pops Giveaway! Hosted by: A Fulfilled Mommy So why choose Preggie Pops? when you’re pregnant? Preggie Pops are all natural and gluten free pops and lozenges made specifically for pregnant women to help ease the symptoms of morning sickness.  The flavors in Preggie Pops are derived specific essential oil flavors.  The scents have also […]

Hospital Labor and Delivery Tours

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 Pregnant?  Getting ready for your hospital labor and delivery tour? What is a hospital labor and delivery tour? Most labor and delivery tours are designed to acquaint you with hospital rules and procedures about arrival (where to park/drop off mom), hospital rules for labor, hospital amenities and rules for labor and recovery, and newborn policies. […]

The Great Cloth Diaper Change 2015


What is the Great Cloth Diaper Change? The Great Cloth Diaper Change 2015 is a fun event for parents, caregivers, and their children/charges to mingle and participate in a worldwide attempt to break the current Guinness World Record for most babies changed into a cloth diaper.  Many participating locations, but not all, feature vendor markets, […]

TerraMax Pro Review: Hip and Joint Supplement for Dogs


Why did I purchase TerraMax Pro Hip and Joint Supplement? When I first purchased TerraMax Pro Hip and Joint Supplement, our senior miniature dachshund Skippy was still with us.  I had a senior dachshund with arthritis and disc disease (IVDD), and an almost three year old standard dachshund, Dexter, who we rescued with bowed front […]