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A Little Back-to-School Prep & Supporting Teachers

July 25, 2014 No Comments

Thank you to Great Clips for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring my family to support teachers. 

Back-to-School time is terrifying for me this year. Extremely terrifying and slightly depressing. My oldest is going to kindergarten. I’m not ready for this transition, but I only have two and a half weeks to prepare myself. Aside from the emotion preparations, there are a lot of things we still need to do.

Back to School Prep #GreatList

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It’s a Fab Five Friday! July 25th Edition

July 25, 2014 1 Comment

Happy Friday! It is currently a cloudy, slightly gloomy day around here. A small thunderstorm is rolling in, but it is quite relaxing at the moment. A good way to end the week.

Here’s a look back at some of this week’s happenings:

 Fab Five Friday - Mini Bowling

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9 Tips for Easing Into the New School Year Like a Pro

July 24, 2014 2 Comments

With summer temperatures still soaring, it might be hard to believe, but the new school year is already right around the corner. Whether your kids are starting school for the very first time or they are well into their school careers, now is the time to plan ahead to make this school year your family’s best one yet. Here are nine tips for easing into the new school year like a pro.

9 Tips for Easing Into the New School Year Like a Pro

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A Typical Day with ‘Seasonal’ Allergies

July 23, 2014 1 Comment

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of ZYRTEC®. All opinions are my own.

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This year my allergies have been rough. I say ‘seasonal’ allergies questionably, because it hasn’t seemed as seasonal as in the past. Typically, in the spring my allergy symptoms are the worst. However, this year, they still haven’t gotten much better. At least not without medicine.


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A Summer of ‘Firsts’ + First Aid with Puracyn OTC Wound & Skin Care

July 22, 2014 No Comments

This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation that contains affiliate links. I received one 4 oz. spray bottle of Puracyn® OTC Wound & Skin Care and a branded first aid kit. All opinions, text and experiences are my own.

This summer has been flying by! July is already almost over and soon school will be starting. Before we start talking back-to-school already, I am still thinking about all the fun we have had so far this summer. It has been pretty eventful with lots of fun-loving moments with my boys.

Favorite Summer Firsts

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It’s a Fab Five Friday! July 18th Edition

July 18, 2014 No Comments

Who’s excited it’s Friday?

I am just glad this week is about over. It was slightly derailed (I’ll get to that at the end of the post) early on, making it a tough week. Since last Friday, most the memorable moments happened over the weekend into Monday.

Here’s a look back at this week’s happenings (mainly revolving around the little ones, again):

Happy boys with new haircuts

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Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse in Downtown St. Louis

July 18, 2014 No Comments

This is a sponsored post about Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse. All opinions are my own.

When my husband and I get a chance to have  date night, it always involves a nice dinner, typically at a steakhouse. It’s a good way to wind down, chat, and have some time kid-free. Last week I was invited to Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse in Downtown St. Louis with ALIVE Magazine to sample some delicious food and mingle.

Ruth's Chris Downtown St. Louis Sizzle Swizzle, & Swirl Appetizer Selection

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