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Real Mama: Tiffani Barb

Real Mama: Tiffani Barb

This first-time working mama has aspirations to be a stay-at-home-mom, travel anywhere near water and, of course, spend as much time as she can with her little beauty and hubby. Her mama mantra is “It won’t be like this for long,” a phrase I think we can all relate to whether we want to quickly [...]

Real Mama: Amy Pina

Real Mama: Amy Pina

This full time working mama prides herself in making the best life possible for her little man. She does what she has to do to make sure he has everything he needs first. Her desired super power? To multiply… so she can be in more than one place at a time… something to which I [...]

DIY Painting a Wood Dresser

DIY Painting a Wood Dresser

When converting our son’s nursery into a big boy room, we were kind of strapped for cash as we were also furnishing an entire new nursery with the arrival of our second child on the horizon, so I didn’t want to spend a ton of money. I also didn’t want to go out and buy [...]

Real Mama: Kimberly Mannion

Real Mama: Kimberly Mannion

This fun loving and laid back mama who has a knack for home decorating and DIY projects (just check out her blog) has one bigger love - her family. She gets to live on her own island - no really… and is happy just living in the moment and enjoying life with her boys. What [...]

Summer Infant PrivacyPlus Monitor

Summer Infant PrivacyPlus Monitor

After previously being Summer Infant video monitor owners, (we had the Slim&Secure Model as well), I was excited to upgrade to a newer version when our dog knocked over the receiver of the Slim&Secure we had and it smashed. When looking for a replacement, we decided on the Summer Infant Privacy Plus Series Touch Plus [...]

Super Easy Super Bowl Recipes

Super Easy Super Bowl Recipes

Game time is set, the house is clean, you have invited the guests and then you realize you have nothing planned for your football fans to eat! I have been in this situation more than one time and have found myself scrambling for something simple to whip up last minute. After searching a million sites [...]

Balloon Release Gender Reveal

When we found out we were pregnant with our second child, I knew I wanted to do one of the latest and greatest “gender reveal” ideas I had seen popping up all over Pinterest. I didn’t want to just go to the sonogram and have the tech tell us “boy” or “girl”… I wanted to [...]

Summer Infant Slim & Secure Monitor

Summer Infant Slim & Secure Monitor

I knew from the beginning, after finding out that we were expecting our first child, that I really wanted to purchase a video monitor. After going back and forth debating between the movement monitor and the video monitor, I decided the video would be a better long-term purchase for us. I figured we would use [...]

Quick and Easy Football Food

Quick and Easy Football Food

Ever wonder what to serve to a crowd during football games? Here are two quick and easy recipes for Sunday Football (or Saturday) which are sure to please any type of fan. Easy Delicious Chili Ingredients 1 lb ground beef or turkey 1 lb ground sausage (I use hot to give the chili a little [...]

G’s Arrival

G’s Arrival

G’s Arrival Mama: Melissa T. Stats: 8 lbs., 0.5 oz., 19.75 inches Type of Birth: Vaginal Delivery Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician At 37 weeks pregnant I was “done.” I felt miserable from SPD (Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction), I could hardly walk and I was still working 40 hour weeks. I was exhausted, huge and was [...]

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