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Author: Samantha

Effortless Meals from Walmart for Busy Weeknights

October 1, 2014 No Comments

“Thanks to The Coca-Cola Company for providing compensation for this blog post. All opinions expressed are my own.”

Family dinners at the dinner table are important to me. Growing up, my parents always tried to make sure we all made time to sit down and enjoy a meal together. It allowed use time to chat and be together in one place, no matter how busy we were. Now with three kids and a husband, I try to do the same thing.

Effortless Meals for Busy Families

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Potty Training Tips & Resources + My #PullUpsAcademy Experience

September 25, 2014 1 Comment

“I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Pull-Ups Big Kid Academy. I received samples for this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.”

Potty training is a journey that marks a huge milestone for toddlers and parents. As a mother of three, ages 5 and under, one would think potty training should be breeze. However, it definitely is not. I am down to one in diapers and even though I am ready for him to be potty trained, he still has other plans.

Potty Training Tips & Resources

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My 4-Year-Old’s Requested Disney Junior Personal Birthday Celebration

September 23, 2014 1 Comment

This Disney Junior shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #JuniorCelebrates #CollectiveBias

Celebrating my children’s birthdays often remind me of how quickly time goes by. My dearest middle child turned four earlier this month. We had a little party with a cake and gifts. However, he still had some birthday money from a relative that he surprising hadn’t spent yet. Little did I know, he wanted more than just a new toy when we finally went shopping.

A Personal Birthday Celebration for My 4-Year-Old #JuniorCelebrates #shop

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It’s a Five Friday – September 19th Edition

September 19, 2014 No Comments

Happy (late) Friday! Another week of writing this a little later than I wanted, but we were out of the house most of the day and now looking forward to the weekend.

For now, let’s look back at some of this week’s happenings:

STL Cake Hunt

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Caramel Apple Smoothie Recipe

September 13, 2014 No Comments

This conversation is sponsored by Silk. The opinions and text are all mine.

A few days ago, a cold front swept across the Midwest leaving us with extreme Fall-like weather.We went from shorts and tees to hoodies, jackets and pants. The short tease of the Fall season leaves me wanting to go on hayrides and apple-picking more than ever.

Caramel Apple Smoothie Recipe

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An Easy Apple-Themed Lunch Party Planned at Sam’s Club

September 8, 2014 2 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Sam’s Club. All opinions are mine alone.
#TrySamsClub #CollectiveBias

When my friend, Ashley, and I get together with the kids, we like to have fun. She jumps at any excuse to have a themed party, dinner, or playdate. However most of the time, she doesn’t even need a reason (or lots of guests) to do so. I remember last year when her oldest started preschool, she had a huge school-themed layout complete with decorations, just for her 3-year-old’s breakfast.

Apple Themed Lunch Party #TrySamsClub #shop

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Accidently Finding the Perfect Furniture Piece for Our Entryway

September 4, 2014 No Comments

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Sauder. The opinions and text are all mine.

We have lived in our house for over two years and a couple areas still aren’t fully decorated, painted, or welcoming. One of those areas being the front entryway. I’ve had big dreams for the space. I envisioned my husband building a bench area with hooks and shelves for all the kids’ stuff. But recently, we came across what may be the perfect piece of furniture for the space.

Sauder Credenza in the Entryway

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