Cooking Fun with Mangos #MakeitMango

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Last weekend, I got together with blogger & friend Kelly from the Centsible Life. We were tasked to make a few recipes with our kids using mangos thanks to the National Mango Board. We made the following three recipes: Cinco de Mango Quesadillas Frozen Yogurt Dipped Mango Pops Mango and Banana Smoothie We're fans of mangos in our … [Read more...]

Charlie Checks Out Rachael Ray Nutrish #NutrishZeroGrain @Nutrish

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  Charlie was all too happy to be the taste tester for this latest post.  I recently received a box of Rachael Ray Nutrish Zero Grain pet food.  Did you guys know that Rachael Ray has a line of pet food?  I didn't!  She's been offering dog food since 2009 and forayed into the world of cat food in 2014. My cats are finicky, like all cats.  We … [Read more...]

Awesome Easter Basket Idea: Color Fill Jute Floor Bin from Land of Nod

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I found these Color Fill Jute Floor Bins in the Easter Basket section of Land of Nod and I LOVE this idea.  Who needs a basket when you can fill one of these and they are useful for storage after? The Color Fill Jute Floor Bin is $19.95 and Land of Nod is offering free shipping on ALL Easter basket orders over $25 TODAY ONLY.  They have some … [Read more...]

What’s Going In Your Child’s Easter Basket This Year?

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Maybe it's the fact that it snowed on Friday and it's still feeling like winter around here but it hit me over the weekend that Easter is just two weeks away!  Man did that sneak up on me. I figured I better get on the ball and start planning what's going in the Easter baskets.  My kids aren't big on candy - they will eat some here and there but … [Read more...]

Introducing YouTube Kids: A New App From YouTube

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Parents of little kids - I am so jealous of you for having this app at your disposal!!  YouTube Kids would have been so awesome when my kids were small! And to tell you guys the truth, it's actually still pretty great for them at age 11 and 8. My kids love YouTube.  Especially my oldest.  In his spare time, if you can't find him playing … [Read more...]

For Your 4th-6th Grader – Amazing Book Series: Pendragon

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My formerly reluctant reader has done a 180 in the last two years.  Nate was never a fan of reading in the early years, something that drove me nuts as an avid reader myself.  Looking back, I realize I needed to just give it time because now, in 5th grade, he loves to read.  Since before the holidays, he has been reading the same series and has not … [Read more...]

Big Hero 6 Released on DVD Today

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My kids and hubby had seen it but I just had a chance to watch Big Hero 6 for the first time over the weekend last weekend. It's such a cute movie! Definitely up there as one of my more favorite Disney movies and I'm happy we're able to add the DVD to our collection as I'm sure we'll be watching this one again. Big Hero 6 released today - you … [Read more...]