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This post is sponsored by The Rose Theater :) Eleanor and I kicked off another awesome season at the Rose Theater last month, and I'm coming at ya today with all the juicy details on their latest show (PLUS a chance to win 4 tickets)! Yay! Before I dish on Madagascar, I just have to… Continue Reading →

Shape and color snack time game

    Hey mamas! I hope you have had an awesome week! We have a busy weekend ahead of us, but I wanted to pop in today with a fun snack time activity to do with your kiddos! I created this fun little game that combines color recognition, shape identification, fine motor skills, and most [...]

This post is sponsored by Hy-Vee but all content and opinions are my own. HONEY MAID and the HONEY MAID design are registered trademarks of Mondelez International group, used under license Hey mamas! We made our first trip to Vala's pumpkin patch this week, so we're officially in full on pumpkin mode around here! We [...]

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, INC. and The Coca-Cola Company, all opinions are mine alone. #ServeWithACoke #CollectiveBias Back-to-school is an insanely busy time for any parent. I figure if I feel swamped as a parent of a preschooler, then those mamas with older kids must just be 100% overwhelmed! Even in the [...]

Halloween Treat Bag Lanterns

Step-by-Step Halloween Treat Bag Lantern Tutorial

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, MARS Incorporated. All opinions are mine alone. #BOOItForward #CollectiveBias Hey mamas! Even though the temps here in Omaha aren't feeling too "fall-ish," I'm diving into the season. Bring on the sweaters, boots, pumpkin patches, and Halloween! Embracing the holidays makes each season a [...]

Making School Days Special

  Well mamas, my girls officially made it through their first week of school, and we're trucking away through week two! Eleanor is in 4/5's preschool this year and Everly is doing a day of Kids Day Out. So what has changed since summer? Well, for one, we can't stay in our pajamas until noon ;) [...]

Best play room table for your home

See how the best play room table transformed our morning routine. This post is sponsored by buybuy BABY, a brand I love. All opinions here are my own.  Mornings are without a doubt the most hectic time of the day around here. I'm getting everything set up for the day, the girls are ravenous for breakfast, [...]

CLIF Kids for eating on-the-go

Thank you CLIF Kid for sponsoring this post. Be sure to check out the new CLIF Kid Zbar Filled and encourage your kids to get outside and play! At the beginning of summer, I did a premortem exercise. I envisioned that is was September and I was looking back over the past three months and determined [...]

A Season of Growth

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This post is sponsored by buybuy BABY, a brand I love. All opinions here are my own.  I mentioned on Instagram a few weeks ago that this summer has been a season of growth for Eleanor. In what feels like a blink of an eye, she's developed an incredible sense of self-confidence and independence. And sure, [...]

Around Here: August 2017

Hello hello! It's been awhile since I've done a good ol' life update, and today seems like the perfect opportunity. Our carpets are being cleaned so the girls are snuggled up with a movie in the basement, and I have a few minutes with two hands free ;) This summer has been a whirlwind of [...]

Managing an inconsistent schedule with help from Dunkin Donuts coffee

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DDIcedCoffeeToGo #CollectiveBias This Spring I started my first job outside the home since the girls were born, and while our weeks look a little different now, overall the change has been great for all of us! My gig [...]

Omaha Stroller Classes

In-between all of our standard Summer favorites, the girls and I have added a new activity to our weekly routine: stroller classes! We've been going about twice a week for the past 6 weeks, and it's safe to say that it's a high point for all three of us! I met Heather, owner of Baby [...]

Make summer break no sweat with a car kit including Tom's of Maine deodorant

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TomsofMaineDeodorant #CollectiveBias Ah, summer break is upon us! Those glorious, wonderful, special, and yes... even stressful months where the hours are long, the heat is blistering, and family together time is at an all-time high. After a bit [...]

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