Back-to-School Shopping for Our 6 Kids at Kohl’s

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School is just around the corner and that means new clothes and school supplies for the kids.  When shopping for these items, we want the best deals we can get.  That means quality products that are budget-friendly for a large family like ours.  When shopping for our big family, finding everything we need in one location […]

Run or Dye – Fun Run Recap

Run or Dye Recap

  A couple weeks back I joined about 9,000 other participants in this year’s Run or Dye Color Run in San Luis Obispo, CA. We had so much fun! My girlfriends and I created a group called “Parental Colors,” and we even brought a few of our kids. I don’t know who had more fun, […]

Avon Skin So Soft

Avon Skin So Soft

When I was younger the only thing that I associated with Avon was a little old blue-hair lady with bright red lipstick and bad makeup. Well, this isn’t your mother’s (or grandmother’s) Avon anymore! Avon has so many things to things to offer: Color cosmetics Skincare Fragrance Fashion & Home Personal Care Home Care With […]

“Rio 2″ is Coming to Theaters April 11th + Prize Pack Giveaway

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I remember watching the bright colors and funny animals with my boys in Rio.  I’m excited to watch Rio 2 with our kids when it comes out to theaters this week!  I can’t believe there is already a second one!  On April 11th, Twentieth Century Fox will be releasing Rio 2 in theaters everywhere! Blu and Jewel are back for […]

Brush Your Teeth…or They’ll Rot and Fall Out!

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This paid post is brought to you by the new free Oral-B Disney Timer App as part of a Type-A Parent Community Sponsored Post. When I was a kid, I brushed my teeth on a regular basis for the most part.  I especially brushed them thoroughly when it was time to go to the dentist […]

Fisher-Price: Real Advice from Real Moms

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One of the main things I love about blogging is that thoughts and information comes from the mouths of real moms.  It doesn’t come from movie stars or famous celebrities, but from real moms like me and you.  I don’t know if you find this, but I sure do.  Some of the best parenting advice […]

Save Big & Get Ready for Spring with Carter’s Baby and Kid Up to 50% Off Sale + $50 GC Giveaway

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I used to love shopping at Carter’s when my boys were little.  There were so many cute outfits I could choose from and dress them up in!  Living here on the Central Coast, we are lucky to have a Carter’s store nearby.  I headed over and found some cute clothes for my 5 and 7 […]

“Free Birds” DVD Review + Giveaway

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We love watching movies as a family and Free Birds was definitely on the list of movies we enjoyed!  We were excited to receive a copy of Free Birds on our doorstep and have a family movie night – complete with popcorn, candies and our own little turkeys kids.  Free Birds became available on Blu-ray and DVD on February […]

Kids TV: “SpongeBob and Friends: Patrick SquarePants” on DVD

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Our boys love to watch SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends on TV and on DVD.  So, when they saw the new SpongeBob and Friends: Patrick SquarePants arrive on our doorstep, they were excited to put it in the DVD player.  But first they had fun playing with the case, which makes it so that Patrick has shorts on (when […]

“The LEGO Movie” Hits Theaters on 2/7 + Giveaway!!!!

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Frank and I have six kids together and they all love LEGOs!  In fact, when we went to the movies this summer, we saw the preview for “The LEGO Movie” – not once, but twice.  Both times, the kids showed excitement about the movie coming out and were whispering to one another that they wanted […]

Kidoodle.TV – Television Built for Kids & Approved By Parents

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Winter break is here and the kids are out of school.  With new gifts and a warm home, our kids have a tendency to want to hang out more inside than outside.  I have to admit that during the holidays, we see an increased amount of television watching and game playing, especially with both Frank […]

Holiday Gift Guide: VTech InnoTab 3S

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There are only a few more days until Christmas!  Can you believe it?  With all the toys and games out there, it can pretty dang overwhelming to pick out a gift you know your child will love.  I know that when Frank and I look for gifts for our kids, we look for gifts that […]

How to Make a LEGO Minifigure Holiday Card

Our Lego Minifigure Family

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of LEGO for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Our kids LOVE LEGOs!!!  Trust me, this is NOT an understatement.  When we asked them what they wanted for Christmas, the first thing they said was LEGOs.  All 6 of our kids have even been to […]

Holiday Gift Guide: JENGA TETRIS Game Review & Giveaway

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We love to play games in our family and with the holidays coming up, it’s the perfect opportunity to stock up on games we can play all year long!  Hasbro is one of my favorite brands and we have a closet full of different Hasbro games.  Jenga is a family favorite and Tetris is a […]

Holiday Gift Guide: “I Even Funnier” Book for Kids

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Growing up, I remember how my younger sister loved to read all the time.  I would always see her with a book in her hand…and she read fast too!  Brian, our 10 year old, also loves to read and reminds me a lot of her.  Recently, we were introduced to I Even Funnier, a book written […]