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Take Time For You . . . Quarantine Style

The last three months, has really taken a toll on all of us. Quarantine life is hard. As the world opens up, we will not be taking advantage of the things we have missed. We haven't ordered meals in yet, so eating in a restaurant is the furthest thing from our minds. Keeping my sanity,… Continue reading Take Time For You . . . Quarantine Style

Holidays

Tips to Incorporate Hanukkah & Christmas

Growing up Jewish, I didn’t celebrate Christmas. Hanukkah was all I knew. I always envied those who celebrated Christmas. I wanted Santa to come to our house, I wanted a Christmas tree, I wanted to be like everyone else. I never thought I would experience Christmas. Then I married a Christian. My Christmas dreams came… Continue reading Tips to Incorporate Hanukkah & Christmas

Markdowns

Classic finds at a Steal — Loft

Hot deals! Loft is offering 50% off everything including sale! Plus FREE shipping! Promo code: Cyber  No matter the discount, I always head to the sale section. Most companies include the sale on their 'sale' so it ends up being an amazing deal. Tricks of growing up poor, always look for the deal, even if… Continue reading Classic finds at a Steal — Loft

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No Letdown with my Uppababy Vista

This post is sponsored by Uppababy. All opinions are truthfully and fully my own.  Before I had a baby, I didn’t understand the importance of your stroller. I thought any stroller would do. When I was pregnant, we started looking at strollers and I saw the difference between the cheaper models and the high-end ones.… Continue reading No Letdown with my Uppababy Vista

Crafts

Grilling Father’s Day Craft

The perfect gift for the ultimate grill master in your life. As Father's Day approaches, I have been working on a fun, easy memorable craft for the daddy, grandpa, uncle in your child's life. I love a good memorable gift that will keep over the years, so you can look back at how small your… Continue reading Grilling Father’s Day Craft

Holiday

Make the Most Out of Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is going to look very different this year, we all know that. We have been in quarantine for over 2 months, with no real end in sight-- well in Los Angeles anyway. The Letdown . . .  Memorial Day has always been the unofficially start of summer. And for me, was when… Continue reading Make the Most Out of Memorial Day Weekend

shopping guide

An Asshole’s Guide to Baby Gifts

We all know those people who have a big opinion on how they will raise their children when they have them. It's something like "I would never let my child have chocolate." My children won't ever have tantrums in public." Or my personal favorite "My kids will always listen." As parents, we all know this… Continue reading An Asshole’s Guide to Baby Gifts

Crafts

Quick, Easy, Activity Your Kids Will Love

Day 60. We are all at our wits end with these stay-at-home orders. Thankfully, they are slowly lifting but we don't know it's safe yet. Or if we want to leave our homes. I bought so many crafts, kits, and games before this began. And yet I am still running out of things to do… Continue reading Quick, Easy, Activity Your Kids Will Love

Crafts, Holiday

Mother’s Day Craft

Since Dylan was born, I have been trying my best to do memorable inexpensive gifts for family and close friends. Time goes so quickly. It will be nice to look back to see how tiny Dylan and Tabitha's hands and feet are through these fun gifts we have made together. While figuring out my next… Continue reading Mother’s Day Craft

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Teacher Appreciation Quarantine Ideas

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 4 - 8th. Even though we are homeschooling, Teachers deserve all the thank you's and appreciation, as they always do. We all see how hard they work now that we have become homeschooling "teachers." Let's celebrate them the way they deserve. Only Need an Email: Electronic Gift Card-- Send an… Continue reading Teacher Appreciation Quarantine Ideas

mom life

Joys of Quarantine

At this point, many of us have been in quarantine at least 30 days if not longer. Some days, I know I am feeling the strain, the stress, the walls closing-in, the need to get out . . . Some days it's impossible to find the good in the situation. But some days, the good… Continue reading Joys of Quarantine

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63 Ways Keep Your Child Sane During Quarantine

With 92% of the United States under stay-at-home order, no one will be leaving their home for for the foreseeable future. I gathered a list of  the most exciting, fun, entertaining things I have been doing to keep my kids and entire family busy. Creative Activities-- A Tea Party with Real Treats and Tea. Sit… Continue reading 63 Ways Keep Your Child Sane During Quarantine

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Homebound Spring Break Ideas

Covid-19 is putting a real damper on Spring Break this year. I compiled ten special stay-at-home ideas to make this Spring Break extra spacial while helping maintaining your sanity. Tent Camp in Your Backyard: BBQ, make smores,  pitch tents, star gaze, enjoy the outdoors and most important . . . use your own bathrooms. Explore… Continue reading Homebound Spring Break Ideas