Hands-on-Prints Books

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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Hands-on-Prints books. I received books to facilitate my review.   We’re halfway through May and just a few weeks away from school ending, but homeschool is on my mind more than ever as I watch all of my daughter’s friends enroll for the… 

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Healthy Toys for Healthy Minds

I'm a big advocate for learning through play, and there are toys that are great for cognitive development. Solid, simple toys are consistently shown to be the best for children's development. Here are some ideas to help you get started!

I remember the excitement that came with each pregnancy when it came to getting a nursery ready. With each subsequent child our needs changed and our opinion of what the perfect registry was differed each time. It’s fun though, right? Planning what this little stranger will be needing, someone who hasn’t even been born yet? Even as a minimalist, I’m not gonna lie: Going around and picking out items for the soon-to-be-person was fun!

herban lifestyle giveaway

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Today I’m working with Herban Lifestyle to bring you this giveaway. I received products in order to facilitate this review. Read on to see how you can win $150 Gift Certificate to Herban Lifestyle! The countdown to Mother’s Day has already begun– did you know it’s just a few weeks away? And if you’re like me… 

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How to decorate using chalkboard paint & a $200 giveaway for Nontoxic Lullaby Paints!

how to decorate using chalkboard paint & a $200 giveaway for Nontoxic Lullaby Paints!

Have you ever read the book, “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie”? I’m pretty sure when that book was written it was actually about moms. Sometimes I get this wild hair to do a little something to a room and then it turns into this whole big ordeal.  I love when I get those bursts… 

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How to be a savvy thrifter

Wondering what items are perfectly acceptable to purchase second-hand? If you're new to second-hand shopping, it might be intimidating to wade through your local thrift store or garage sale. To help to be a savvy thrifter, here are our suggestions:

As urban homesteaders, or frugal folks of any nature, we all know that buying used is not only cost effective, but good for local economies and our environment. Buying used often means buying local. Buying used means reducing that item’s carbon footprint drastically. Think about it: A single item is manufactured, then packaged using fossil… 

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