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Halloween Fun Without the Junk

Halloween product review Tips and tricks

Halloween Fun Without the Junk

I love the fun of Halloween! Carving pumpkins, making costumes, it's all such a great way to spend time as a family and with friends and neighbors...however, I'm not a huge fan of buckets full of candy.  There's nothing wrong with a treat here and there but little person doesn't need a whole bucket full in one night (or a few nights in a row if you do different events). 

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Supporting My Family with Young Living

Essential oils Young Living

Supporting My Family with Young Living

When we decided to give essential oils a try, I wasn't playing around.  I did a ton of research and finally settled on Young Living.  The "Seed to Seal" commitment means that the plants in their oils are grown at above organic standards, theres never any additives, and they give back a ton to maintain a healthy environment and growing area...

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Yummy Ideas for Packing Lunches

product review Tips and tricks

Yummy Ideas for Packing Lunches

It's that time of year when we spend each evening staring into the refrigerator attempting to pack lunches...I'm not the only one right?

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Non-Food Sensory Bin Ideas

Non-Food Sensory Bin Ideas

I love having a sensory bin in my classroom (did you know that I'm a Montessori Toddler teacher?) but I avoid using food as a filler.  I think it's very important to send the message that food is for eating not for playing with.  Especially, when there are many children who don't always have enough to eat. In my time as a teacher, I've compiled a BIG list of sensory bin fillers and ideas that don't include food.  I'm sharing my favorites here today so that you can incorporate them into your home or classroom too! 1. Pom Poms: Pom...

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Better For You Coffee Creamer

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Better For You Coffee Creamer

 don't know about you, but this Mama runs on coffee.  I would consider myself to be a pretty healthy person but I have a secret love for those coffee shop flavored coffees that full of some not so great ingredients. 

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