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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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5 Reasons why your child needs a Woom bike!

A huge thank you to Woom Bikes for sponsoring this post and providing 2 bikes to review!There are also affiliate links throughout this post. By clicking on them you are supporting The Ashmores Blog!   Both of my kids love being outside and love having something to ride on! It was time to upgrade Oakland’s current bike because he had grown out of it. He also has always wanted a bike with a kickstand and gears! We had the opportunity…

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New seasons are hard.

Well school starts on Tuesday for my little guy. He’s headed to 2nd grade and I am not headed back to the classroom. I wrote this post in March and announced I wasn’t going to go back to teaching after  7 years. This decision seemed like the right one for our family of 5. I had always wanted to stay home with my kids and be that mom that was able to attend every field trip and be present in the classroom but my…

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5 Preschool essentials for your family road trip!

      I always associate the word Summer with ROAD TRIPS. As a child I never really went out of town on road trips. I remember going to my great-grandma’s near Tyler and then to San Antonio in 6th grade but that’s it. My dad worked hard  and that didn’t leave much time to travel.   I want to take my kids everywhere I didn’t get to go as a child! Our kids have been to Florida and that’s…

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Our San Antonio summer vacation!

A huge thank you to La Cantera Resort for sponsoring this post as well as other amazing venues and companies listed below!     Summer is a time for fun adventures and traveling to new places! As you might know having a newborn and traveling isn’t the easiest thing to do. Leighton is almost 3 months and she took her first road trip to San Antonio this Summer! When we were making Summer plans I knew I didn’t want to…

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How to feel good in the Summer heat!

This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Single Edition Media.     It’s no surprise that it gets really hot in the Summer time here in Texas! When I think of Texas I think of a few things and one of them is the heat. Living in Houston all of my life I had to find ways to stay cool in the Summer time. There are many tricks to staying cool like for one being in a pool all day.…

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Pool bag essentials for baby

  This post contains affiliate links, when you click on certain items you are supporting The Ashmores Blog!   Summer days can be long and hot. Don’t get me wrong I love pool days with the kids BUT I do not like packing for the pool. I always seem to forget something. I literally always leave the house and can think of one thing I forgot on the way to our destination. Leighton takes a bottle and I must make…

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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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Summer Lemonade with a Twist

  Summer is here and that means fun in the sun, pool days, late nights, and being with the ones you love! In our house there is no shortage of snacks and drinks. My two children who are able to eat love lemonade! They always order it when we are out at a restaurant! Today I am sharing a fun and festive drink you can share with your friends and family for the 4th of July! You’ll WOW your guests…

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Summer staples after BABY!

This post contains affiliate links. Having a baby right before Summer has it’s pros and cons. Pro/ I am not carrying a child in the heat of the Texas summer. Con/ I may not have that “perfect” beach body. I know I want to be comfortable in whatever I wear this Summer. I won’t be wearing daisy dukes or a string bikini that’s for sure. I still will be looking stylish in something more conservative and simple. I’ve rounded up…

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