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Gift Guide for Boy 6-8

Some of these items were gifted to me for inclusion in my gift guide. This post also contains affiliate links.   Star Wars Lego Set: Oakland is almost 8 and is wanting more expensive items. He asks for clothes and shoes now which is bizarre to me. I feel like he was just asking for a power wheels truck !! Kamigami Scarrax Robot: These are really cool! They are a build-it-yourself robot platform using foldable plastic material! Playstation 4 slim: He…

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Gift Guide for baby girl 6-12 months

These items were gifted to me for inclusion in my gift guide. This post also contains affiliate links.   Christmas is just a few short weeks away so I wanted to share some of my favorite baby girl items! Leighton is really into grabbing, chewing, and laughing! The items mentioned below vary in price range and are perfect for baby girls preferably ages 9-12 months.   Skip Hop activity center Leighton loves being in this activity center! She actually started going…

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How To Style a 4 year old Girl

This post is sponsored by Kidpik. All thoughts and opinions are my own!   If you have a four year old girl picking out what to wear can be a battle. Thankfully my four year old has not reached the point of fighting with me on what I want her to wear. Her style definitely reflects her personality! She is very much into anything with color, all the accessories, and anything that sparkles or has glitter on it! I recently…

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Why I love the personalized touch

This post is sponsored by Stuckonyou. However all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own!   Yes, I am that mom that personalizes all of my children’s things! Well not so much with Oakland because he’s reached that age where it’s not that cool to have a personalized backpack or t-shirt. I definitely will put Ainsley and Leighton’s name all over everything for as long as I can!     I especially love when school rolls around because I get real excited…

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What I’ve learned from having 2 girls.

This post was sponsored by Cubbie Lee Toys. All thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.   I honestly never thought I would have two girls. Jerod and I thought we’d only have two children. That wasn’t the case. Ainsley gave us a run for our money. She’s a feisty, loving, red-head! She is super hard headed but has a beautiful, tender heart. She doesn’t like confrontation at all and will run and hide instead talking about what she did…

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How to throw a Tropical themed Birthday Party!

This post is sponsored by Chuck E. Cheese’s + Shindigz+ Oriental Trading!! All opnions are 100% my own! Ainsley’s 4th birthday party was a breeze thanks to some amazing brands! I am usually the one to plan a party at my house and do everything myself with the help of some restaurants! This year Ainsley decided to have her party at Chuck E. Cheese’s instead! I was pretty hesitant at first because that would mean I wouldn’t be in control. At Chuck…

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Mess free glitter slime!

Summer is in full force and it’s hot outside. The last thing you want to do is go outside! I don’t know about your kids but mine get bored  fast. My son is really into crafts and experiments, like more 7 year old boys!   I am sure you’ve heard all about slime and I thought it was honestly something everyone was buying at the store. I am sharing the easiest recipe and there are 4 ingredients! Well 3 if…

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Oakland’s Basketball Party!

Thank you so much to Shindigz and Chick-fil-A for sponsoring this post!!! This year Oakland wanted a much simpler party and this pregnant mama was totally okay with that! He insisted on a park party! There’s a fabulous park down the street from our house and it was the perfect day with the perfect weather! He was also able to invite whoever he wanted!  He really wanted his entire class because this would be the last year and the school…

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GOODBYE 2016+Hello 2017!

Well the old is gone and the new is NOW…… 2016 was overall a really good year! Oakland had an awesome Star Wars Party, I went to my first blog conference, I hosted my first ever Blog party to celebrate my 2nd Blogiversary- you can see it HERE, I had my second miscarriage, Ainsley had an amazing Fairy Garden party, I got PREGNANT with our 3rd child, We went to the San Destin Resort, I started a Blog Facebook group  ,…

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The BEST TOYS for Preschoolers!

A huge thank you to Tender Leaf Toys for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. If you shop from my blog, I may be compensated for clicks or purchases that you make. I believe that all children should have an adequate amount of time to just PLAY throughout their day. The students at the school where I teach at get 45 minutes to play outside! Playing with others, toys, and your imagination is…

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