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How Netflix is Saving Me Money on Family Movies

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Netflix, but as always, all opinions are 100% my own.Being a working mom to a three year old, summer time is really no different for me than any other time of the year. My son still attends his daycare/preschool and we still follow the same routine. But usually in the summer I can send him outside to play in the evening in his sandbox or take a walk or ride his bike. I don't know about you guys, but Ohio has been drowned with rain for the last 18 days STRAIGHT. Every day...rain, thunderstorms, and really high humidity. It's such a bummer because I feel like so far we've spent more time … [Read more...]

The Weekly Creative Link Party

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Welcome back to another week of The Weekly Creative! Now that the holiday week is over, we hope to see you guys back here with all your great projects!This week's most viewed link was the DIY Lego Storage Board from My Cup Runneth Over.And this week's sponsor is The Happy Housie!The Happy Housie is run by Krista where she shares tons of cute ideas and her gorgeous home and room makeovers! Stop by and visit her BLOG and visit her on Facebook! You won't be sorry! How can you be the next sponsor? Link up in the first 100 spots and you might get randomly chosen! Thanks for linking up with us! Here are just a few small rules we’d … [Read more...]

The Weekly Creative Roundup of Easy Poolside Treats

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Thanks to everyone who linked up to our link party last week! Today we're sharing our roundup of easy poolside treats that were linked up last week! There are so many yummy ideas on here! Be sure to pin for later! And stop by tomorrow to link up to The Weekly Creative!Summer is in full swing, and if you're spending the summer by the pool, here are some easy recipes that you can whip up and enjoy by the pool! Coleslaw Chicken Wraps :: {Prudent Living} Poolside Puff Munch Mix :: {Shaken Together} Neapolitan Ice Cream :: {Vintage Zest}Watermelon Salad :: {Life After Empty Nest} Southwestern Cole Slaw :: {The Seasoned … [Read more...]

Summer Camp Ideas for Kids by Age

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{source} Finding the right summer camp for kids can be difficult, especially if you have children that are more than a few years apart in age. While you want your kids to have fun, you also want them to continue to learn new things even though they’re not in school. Here’s a list of summer camp ideas for kids, meant to provide a balance of stimulation, education, activity and fun for kids based on their age:Toddlers (ages 3-5) For young toddlers, you want a camp where your child will have fun and learn new things, but won’t be overwhelmed by too much activity. Since toddlers are working through developing fine motor skills, these three … [Read more...]

Drier Nights with GoodNites Bedtime Underwear

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This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and GoodNites, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #BetterNights  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. I always have to laugh when I get together with a group of girl friends, ladies I've known for years...some since grade school, high school, and college...and we start chatting about our lives and jobs and inevitably...we land on potty training woes (it's like...you know you're a mother if...). How many of you have had that "Well, my Johnny..." conversation where Good Friend A's child is completely potty trained, while Good Friend B's child is SO far from … [Read more...]

Sugar Cookie Cheesecake Cups

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Last weekend, my mom and I decided to play around with an idea she tried out recently that actually turned out pretty tasty! Love cheesecake? Love sugar cookies? What about a cheesecake with sugar cookie crust?! These babies are tasty and easy to make! Meet the Sugar Cookie Cheesecake Cup!These little lovelies are simple to make using store bought sugar cookie dough, so you can take them to a cookout or school function and make everyone think you put in TONS of hard work, when in reality they're so easy to make!See the recipe below...it doesn't take too long to make them and the yield is around two dozen cups. You can top with a … [Read more...]

The Weekly Creative Link Party

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Welcome to The Weekly Creative! Last week we had an amazing party and over 300 projects were linked up! Woo hoo! Think we can top that this week? Let's try!The number 1 viewed project from last week's party was this post from Beauty Through ImperfectionIf you missed it, click through and take a peek.This week's party is being sponsored by Home Made Modern.Val is the creative brains behind Home Made Modern and you can connect with her on Facebook. Be sure to stop by her blog and leave her some comment love!How can you be the next sponsor? Link up in the first 100 spots and you might get randomly chosen!Thanks … [Read more...]

15 Dinner Recipe Ideas-The Weekly Creative Roundup

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Every mom needs easy recipes to add to the weeknight meal mix. Here are 15 recipes that are easy - and different than your usual dinner mix! Thanks to those who linked up at The Weekly Creative last week! Enjoy!Jack and Coke Steaks :: {Amy's Cooking Adventures} Mexican Pizza :: {Snippets of Inspiration} Cheese Stuffed Pesto Burgers:: {Yummy Healthy Easy}Pizza Kebobs :: {Lemon Tree Dwelling} Sausage Pasta Velveeta Casserole :: {My Girlish Whims} Veggie Pulao :: {Happy and Harried} Chicken Ranch Burgers :: {Tastes of Lizzy T} Berried Treasure Salad :: {Celebrating Holidays} Turkey Burgers :: {Captain America and His … [Read more...]