You’re not you when you’re pregnant – pregnancy behavior apology card with SNICKERS®

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Pregnancy comes with so many joys while planning for the arrival of your new baby. Preparing the nursery, tiny baby laundry, and selecting a name are all parts of the experience I have enjoyed. Feeling your baby move for the first time while pregnant is another exciting moment. But as your hormone levels are changing and growing that sweet baby is using up every little bit of energy you have, you might find yourself not feeling quite like yourself. I have had an amazing pregnancy with absolutely Read More... {Read More...}

Kids’ Day at the Phoenix Film Festival March 28 – Disneynature’s Monkey Kingdom tickets giveaway

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Thanks to the Phoenix Film Festival for sponsoring this post. I received complimentary tickets to the Disneynature's Monkey Kingdom screening to host a giveaway for my readers in exchange for this post. All opinions and ideas are my own. #PFF2015 I'm a mom to a very busy six year old with a lot of interests. She just recently started asking questions about how movies are made and refers to actors with a reference of all their starring roles. She has appeared in several news segments and Read More... {Read More...}

DIY glitter animal wall art

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With a new baby arriving soon, I've been working on her nursery and finishing up my last projects. Her pink and gold nursery is the perfect place for a DIY glitter animal wall art collage. I transformed frames I already had at home into glittery safari animal silhouettes. The nursery itself is very glam and these framed animals softened the room to make it a fun wall for a new baby. DIY glitter animal wall art tutorial  Supplies: frames for collage (any size and color) spray Read More... {Read More...}

How to decide if your child is ready for a pet

Is your child ready for a pet?

This post is brought to you by our Brie Brie Blooms contributor Kristen.   There are all kinds of pets and there are all kinds of kids, so it can be difficult to pinpoint the exact age at which a child is ready for the responsibility. There are, however, some important factors to consider that can help us make the best choices, and there is a process for considering whether to bring a pet into your household.  So your little one is asking for a pet. How to decide if Read More... {Read More...}

DIY glitter champagne flutes

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When planning my pink and gold baby shower, I envisioned excessive gold glitter. Sparkly DIY glitter champagne flutes were the perfect way to serve guests a bubbly simply fruit punch mocktail. We had a few of the plastic champagne flutes left after the baby shower and have been feeling pretty fancy using them at home for sparkling water and juice waiting for the baby to arrive. DIY glitter champagne flutes tutorial  Supplies: Plastic Champaign Flutes (affiliate Read More... {Read More...}

Easy DIY party banner

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Hosting a party can easily get expensive but with a few DIY decor projects, you can create a great party without overspending. For my recent pink and gold baby shower I sewed an easy DIY party banner using poster board, cardstock, and a paper punch. Easy DIY party banner tutorial Supplies: poster board or cardstock in your preferred color (poster board is less expensive than individual pieces of card stock at most crafting stores) circular paper punch (I used a 3" punch) Use Read More... {Read More...}