10 Summer Crafts for Kids

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  Although summer might fly by for kids, it can feel long for parents trying to entertain their children. There’s only so much running around a kid can do… If you’re a parent struggling to find ways to keep your children active and entertained, try having a craft day. These ten summer crafts will give you weeks of fun and … [Read more...]

How-To Set Up a Minecraft Server for Your Kids {SO EASY! Less than 5 minutes!}

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My status on Facebook the other day announced that I was setting up a new Minecraft server for my kids.  I'm no longer amazed at how many kids are playing Minecraft but I was taken back by all the responses of folks either being impressed because they thought I was some kind of tech whiz. It's so amazingly easy that I'm almost embarrassed to … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Herb Garden For Your Kitchen! #brightfuture

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So I'm proud of myself for today's post because I got all crafty & actually made something pretty cool that ISN'T a contender for a PinterestFAIL board! In fact, I kind of love today's post!  It's a follow up from my post in June about Kids Creating a Brighter Future as a part of Unilever's Project Sunlight.  Inspired by the kids who are … [Read more...]

Join the #GoldEmblem Twitter Party TONITE @WhitneyMWS @ClassyMommy @CVS_Extra 8pmET #Prizes!

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With just a couple of days until July 4th (man is this summer flying by already or WHAT!!?), a lot of you are probably thinking about entertaining and food options for BBQs and parties this holiday weekend!  CVS has you covered for some yummy options.  As you guys may or may not know, I'm a huge fan of their Gold Emblem line of snacks.  Super … [Read more...]

Having Fun with L’Oreal’s New Makeup Genius App

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Day three of our family road trip and we're in the car from southern North Carolina and heading to Williamsburg, Virginia. GPS puts today's trip at a little over 4 hours. Hubby's cruising to some music, the kids are watching a movie and I'm playing on the iTunes App Store looking for entertainment. I found this free App from L'oreal called … [Read more...]

How Acupuncture Changed My Life

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Friends in my life ask me all the time about acupuncture.  They know I go regularly and have for years.  I find myself talking about it often - it's amazing how many people are curious about it.   Today, I am sharing my own personal journey with acupuncture.  This story spans from over 7 years of going to acupuncture for both infertility, anxiety … [Read more...]

Join @WhitneyMWS @ClassyMommy 4 TONITE 4 a @FarmersGarden by Vlasic Twitter Party! 8pmET #FarmtoJarChat #Prizes

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Are you a pickles fan? Then do I have the party for you? I'm co-hosting a Twitter Party tonight for Farmers Garden by Vlassic pickles. Love these farm fresh pickles that come with all natural ingredients fresh from the farm and straight to your plate.  Everything on the ingredient list is something you can see and identify in the jar! This … [Read more...]

4th of July Round-Up #4thofJuly

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Since I'm currently on vacation (posts coming soon!  Follow me on Instagram for photos of our #familytraveldiary trip in the south), I'm giving a quick throw back post and listing all of the cool 4th of July posts I've had on Mommies Style over the past few years.  We're home next week and I just know the fourth is going to sneak up on me so this … [Read more...]

Welcome back, Jen!

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You guys may remember Jen from After the Alter - she posted here on Mommies with Style a couple of years ago. I actually met her at BlogHer in New York when she was pregnant with her first and she's now pregnant with #2! I'm so excited for her - trying for number 2 definitely wasn't easy and I followed her along on her blog and literally shouted … [Read more...]

Great Pool & Beach Toys for Under $20

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Hooray for summer, hot weather and many weeks of beach and pool time ahead of us!! $5 Boogie Boards at Five Below!   Diving Sticks, $8.04 on Amazon Swimways Spring Float Papasan, $19.99 4-pack Water Blaster, $11.99 Melissa & Doug Shark Toss & Catch Set, $12.16 Can you Dig It Sand Tools, $14.95 (My boys met Sandman Matt, … [Read more...]