My Little Girls Shared Room.

On Labor Day weekend while Miss F was playing down the hall we heard a crash and as I walked down the hall, I was shocked to see she had pulled her book shelf completely off the wall. It was a mess of drywall and chipped paint and books. Everywhere books. The book shelf before […]

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Star Wars REBELS: Spark of Rebellion FREE SCREENING {Minneapolis}

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You’re invited to attend a one-time-only event screening of STAR WARS REBELS: SPARK OF REBELLION on the big screen before it debuts on Disney Channel on October 3rd! Screening will take place on Saturday, September 27 at 10:45am at Showplace ICON in St. Louis Park, MN. Up to 4 passes can be downloaded RIGHT HERE […]

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Red Gold’s 2-A-Day Crock Pot Giveaway!

Here starts the fourth week of school and for many of us, a better attempt at dinner. I don’t know about you but planning ahead is my biggest issue. If I think about it and plan it, dinner time is awesome. If I wait until 1 p.m. that day and it dawns on me that […]

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18 Things to Do in the Twin Cities This Fall

1. Pick apples at Afton Apple Orchard. {Hastings} With so many varieties of apples, this is the destination if you are looking for a pick your own. Open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. they have festivals and lots of additional fall attractions on the weekends. {Local blogger Dining with Alice just did a great […]

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Honey Maid Does it Again! #NotBroken

Today is National Stepfamily Day and Honey Maid has done it again! They have launched their newest ad and I am a fan. I have written many, many things over the years about being a stepmom. From the beginning when insecurities loomed and life was hard. We were figuring it out. One day at a […]

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Creative Kidstuff Grows with Goodness

We love Creative Kidstuff! It’s been a favorite store of ours since my oldest (now 12) was young. They have an amazing assortment of educational games, books & toys. Earlier this summer, my girls and I stopped in to the Linden Hills location on a day of fun as part of our Summer Bucket List. […]

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Insta-Lately.

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Two weeks in the books and I can’t say the mornings have gotten any easier. Each morning my alarm goes off and I instantly miss summer and pretty much pout and whine my way out of bed but within three hours time when everyone but Miss F is at school and the day has begun […]

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My Perspective on Education: On Parent Signatures

Today’s guest post is from Heather Shumaker, author of the book, It’s OK NOT to Share… and Other Renegade Rules for Raising Competent and Compassionate Kids. This post originally appeared on her blog and was submitted and shared here with her permission. For more information on the series or to submit your own perspective on […]

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Minnesota Children’s Museum Back to School GIVEAWAY

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With school back in session, I can’t be the only mom excited about spending a little more time with my youngest. I’m headed to the Children’s Museum with Miss F and some friends today and excited to take a look at things from Miss F’s perspective. {You can follow along on instagram as I’m sure […]

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Macy’s Ridgedale Remodel Celebration!!

Macy’s Ridgedale is ready to reveal a new and improved store and shopping experience. The grand opening celebration kicks off this Wednesday {September 10} with a gift card giveaway. The first 300 customers to enter through the West doors adjacent to the Lake Shore Grill will receive a $10 promotional gift card. Two lucky contestants […]

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