Ice Castles in Eden Prairie {Giveaway!!}


I was kind of skeptical of the whole ice castle thing having never gone before but with weather in the 30′s this past weekend I thought it’d be such a simple, fun thing to do. Plus I had heard rumors there might be some Frozen infused fun happening. We made the jaunt to the Eden […]

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My Fourth Stitch Fix.


My 4th Stitch Fix arrived over the weekend and I couldn’t wait to rip open the box. As you know I really enjoyed my first and second boxes but my third one majorly missed the mark. I had high hopes that with some more notes and direction in my profile this one would be a […]

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From the beloved novels by Michael Bond and producer David Heyman (HARRY POTTER), PADDINGTON tells the story of the comic misadventures of a young Peruvian bear (voiced by Ben Whishaw) who travels to the city in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone, he begins to realize that city life is not all […]

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Four Reasons to Go See The New Annie Movie!


Miss E and I went to see the prescreening of the new Annie Movie last weekend and here’s four reasons we think you should go see it now that’s it open in theaters too: 1. You’ll get those Frozen songs OUT OF YOUR HEAD and replace them with a new-old soundtrack. We weren’t out of […]

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Citrus Lane #2 {Great Last Minute/Long Lasting Gift Idea!}

So you probably remember back in October when I tried out Citrus Lane . I wasn’t super impressed but promised I would try it once more and just “see” if it got better. I actually totally forgot about it until I got an email that my checking account was charged the subscription fee and a box was […]

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Lost My Name Personalized Book Giveaway


I’m pretty much a sucker for anything personalized. Initials, monograms, names. I will take them all, please. So I really was excited about this new Lost My Name book that Miss E was recently sent. The book was started as a DIY project by three dads and an uncle in the UK and is spreading […]

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Seven Years Gone.


How many days ’til Christmas again? H asks as he eats his lunch and Miss E promptly follows up, “well let’s see today is December… what’s the date again, mom?” The thirteenth, I say and watch as she mentally calculates the countdown. “Eleven until Christmas Eve and twelve until Christmas,” she says and H is […]

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The Creative Kidstuff Birthday Party {Miss E is 6!!}

We celebrated Miss E’s 6th birthday party at Creative Kidstuff in the Shops at West End. While you know how I love to throw an at home, all out bash, this year I was really feeling stress and pressure at the idea of an at home party, Christmas decorating, maintaining so many things that I […]

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Macy’s & Make a Wish Granting a Wish in Minneapolis this Friday

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You know I love my Macy’s and I love Make a Wish so I am very excited that I’ll get to take part in watching a wish be granted this Friday morning at Macy’s Ridgedale {and on National Believe Day at that!} Each season, Macy’s donates $1 to Make-A-Wish for every Dear Santa letter dropped […]

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Annie Prescreening Giveaway!


  I have always loved the movie Annie. From the songs to the adorable orphan Annie, it’s a classic movie that everyone loves. We are very excited for the remake to come out on December 19 starring Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx and produced by Jay Z and Will Smith. I’m really excited to go […]

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