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Friday, April 13, 2018

Fun Gift Ideas for Kids!

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Does your child have a Spring birthday like mine does? My daughter recently had her 6th birthday and she was over the moon happy about her birthday gifts this year!

Several of them I received for review and they were a huge hit! Check them out below:

Peppa Pig Tumble & Spin Game 


Join in on the fun and excitement with this interactive game featuring a jumbo size version of Peppa Pig™! Be totally engaged by this electronic, musical game at every turn! Showcasing energetic music, snorting and Peppa’s exhilarating laughter! Spin Peppa as hard as you can, wait until she comes to a full stop; then listen carefully for Peppa’s instructions. Try to collect all your cards to win the game!


My children had fun with this game! It is a simple game that fans of Peppa Pig will really love!

Ages 3+, SRP $19.99


And my daughter is a huge fan of doing puzzles with me so I gave her the Art Gallery puzzle  – a 1,000pc SureLox puzzle featuring adorable dogs, cats and a baby deer accented with pink bows, flowers and more for a festive spring theme.

It definitely is a hard one but a great family bonding time for all of us as we are doing this puzzle!

1% of net profits goes to Autism Speaks. SRP $7.99

And the last gift idea is from Make It Real and it was her FAVORITE!


She got the Terrarium Jewelry set and had so much fun putting her creativity to work with this kit. With this kit, you can create three different fairy-themed terrarium pendant necklaces, which they can wear or gift, showcasing their creativity and personality.


The kit contains 3 bottle pendants along with miniature flowers, gem and metallic charms, colored sand, and more.

Ages 8+, SRP $9.99


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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Hello Spring! Hello @zutano Booties

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It's Spring and that means lots of new babies are born and the babies born in winter are appearing outdoors for the first time! 😊

Parents gotta keep those toesies warm but looking cute at the same time so Zutano booties are here for the rescue! Zutano has the perfect booties for every season but as the weather gets warmer their cotton baby booties are perfect for the little munchkin that isn’t quite on the move yet. And for those older babies, Zutano’s leather baby shoes are available in a variety of colors and designs!

Booties are a perfect gift for a new mom or baby shower - they are so cute - you are sure to get that wonderful AWwww moment!

I received two different booties from Zutano and I love both! They are so cute and will make my new little niece fashionable and warm!


The Cozie Furry Baby Booties are their best-selling cozie fleece booties featuring their signature two-snap secure fit and an ultra soft fleece exterior with an interlock cotton lining to wrap your baby's feet in comfort. The two adjustable snaps help the booties stay on while allowing them to shape well to the contours of your baby's foot. Designed for durability, these booties maintain their shape and feel after extended wash and wear. Featured here in hot pink.

And the Silver Leather Baby Shoe are great for older babies! This soft-soled baby shoe is designed for comfort and versatility, serving as the perfect crib shoe or first walker for babies.
The upper body is metallic silver and is made of 100% genuine leather, making it soft and breathable. An adjustable hook and loop strap on each side allows the shoe to be tightened or loosened for the perfect fit, keeping it securely on little feet.


The outsole is made of flexible, soft leather, making it easy for babies to bend and move their feet, while tread at the heels and toes provides slip resistant protection. The insole is cushioned with high-density foam for added comfort and durability.


Each pair comes with a drawstring canvas shoe bag for protection that doubles as a beautiful gift bag.

Buy It:

You can purchase Zutano shoes from their website.

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Friday, March 30, 2018

Love a Great Deal & Cute Clothes? Shop @swap.com!

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I'll let you in on one of my biggest obsessions: garage saleing and finding great deals on clothing, accessories, housewares AND MORE! I absolutely count the days down until summer and those garage sale signs start showing up everywhere again! I love the thrill of the hunt and the excitement of a great deal found!


But until summer, I have Swap.com, the largest online consignment and thrift shop which offers more than 2 million first-quality secondhand items to choose from! They include brands like Gap, Calvin Klein, J. Crew, Cat & Jack, and many others! Shopping for the latest trends and fashions on Swap.com is a great way for the whole family to look great for less.

My daughter LOVED her new dress from Swap.com!

I absolutely LOVED shopping at Swap.com and probably spent WAYYYY too much time browsing all the clothing for me, my husband and my kids! The prices were AWESOME and the clothes so cute!

So how did it turn out? Well, I will admit that shopping online is always hard because you never know the condition or whether it will fit! But Swap.com does a great job of describing every item, giving the size and telling the condition so you know what to expect. We picked out super cute items for me, my husband and my children - shirts, dresses, shorts, and even a sun hat for our Florida trip for my daughter! Some were even new!

Got this black shirt at a great price! It fit great and was so cute!

I was so excited when my items arrived and almost ALL the items fit great for me and my family! And the few that didn't? I sent back easily and got refunded quickly...so I could purchase more! :)

Overall, it was such a great site, easy to purchase and even easier to return! If you love a great deal or have to buy clothes for a big family and hate paying full price (like me!), then Swap.com is for you!!!

My daughter's cute new sun hat for our Florida vacation!

And don't even worry about wasting your day looking at all the great deals because you are doing a good deed at the same time! This site offers shoppers a sustainable way to shop AND save by keeping clothes out of landfills and giving them a second life. It’s the ultimate destination for going green and saving big all while still shopping for the trendiest fashion staples from the comfort of your own home

Buy It:

You can purchase so many great deals on clothing and more at Swap.com


And make sure to use discount code SHOPSWAP40 for first-time customers to receive 40% off your purchase and SHOPSWAP20 for returning customers to receive 20% off your purchase. Some exclusions apply*. Discount code expires June 30, 2018.

* Exclusions include: Must spend $5, does not apply to New With Tags, does not apply to coats, does not apply to New Arrivals (30 days)

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

I can be #activeeverywhere in my @prAna Clothing! #prAnaSpring18

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I love to be comfy but now as a Preschool Teacher, I have to dress up, look professional but also be functional and comfortable in order to get down to their height, play with the children and help them.

So when I can find a company that provides comfy clothes that are stylish, durable and versatile, I feel like I hit the clothes Jackpot!

I usually wear my exercise clothing from the minute I get up on my days off because I work out different times throughout the day. I might sneak in a kickboxing workout and then head out for a walk with my children. But it doesn't hurt to look stylish and modern while I exercise and run errands so even on my days off I choose my prAna clothing!



I love that I can wear prAna clothes to workout and then to head to the grocery store and even pair with a sweater and skinny jeans for a night out or when I am teaching! I hate changing my clothes 50 times a day (who's got time for that??!!) so prAna clothing is a must in my wardrobe!

I recently received the Constellation Tee in Fairhope Blue and it is so great for workouts or pairing with a sweater and skinny jeans or leggings! I have worn it working out or teaching - and it always feels great, fits great and looks great!


The Constellation Tee features an organic cotton/hemp blend knit and includes a V-neck, cap sleeves and shirrtail.

I love wearing this Tee running because it doesn't ride up with the nice V-neck or show too much skin. It also covers my bottom with the shirttail element and I love that for when I wear yoga pants!


Not only is prAna versatile and stylish, they also use sustainable and organic materials and I love to support that!

Buy It:

You can purchase the Constellation Tee for $69 from the prAna website.

Make sure to use discount code AEMAS18. This gives you 15% off any non-sale prAna items ordered on the website. It will be valid through May 1st.

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Book Review: Growing Kids with Character

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About the Book: 

Through Hettie Brittz's famous tree metaphors, parents will discover how to let their kids excel at being who they naturally are as they grow in their unique purpose in the world.

Author and speaker Hettie Brittz helps readers identify their kids' natural bent and understand how that affects the parenting journey. Parents will learn how to:
-Cultivate each of their kids' unique way of encountering, following, and worshiping God
-Disciple and discipline based on each child's blueprint
-Help their children celebrate God's individualized design for others

Brittz offers tools to parents for recognizing their kids' God-given personalities, guiding them on their spiritual journeys, and establishing their identity and purpose in Christ.

MORE ABOUT HETTIE BRITTZ

Hettie Brittz is a South African-born author, international speaker, and a foremost voice in parenting advice and personality styles. She is the author of "(un)Natural Mom," the developer of the Evergreen Parenting Course, and the codeveloper of Tall Trees Profiles. She heads up Tall Trees Consulting (USA).

Find out more about Hettie at http://hettiebrittz.com.

My Opinion

I don't normally read to many Self-Help or Parenting books but this book came at the perfect time when I was struggling with some behavior issues with one of my children.

So I immediately opened it up and devoured all the great info in it! I really loved learning all the different children's personalities and getting to know my children even better so I can be an even better mom to them! It was easy to read and full of great info!

Buy It:

You can purchase Growing Kids with Character from Amazon for $17.09


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