Sell Your Old CDs, DVDs, & Games For Cash With musicMagpie

My husband and I started our spring cleaning this past weekend.  I love to organize and have everything in its place.  It also feels great to get rid of things we no longer use in order to free up space and get rid of clutter.  One of the biggest jobs we will have soon is going through our son’s old DVDs and video games he no longer plays.  He has quite a … [Read more...]

Popular & Trendy Baby Names 101


One of the most exciting things about having a baby is choosing just the perfect name!  As soon as we found out we were expecting our son, we pretty much had his name figured out immediately.  We went the traditional route, and some may even say our choice sounds really old fashioned, but our son was named after two of his great-great uncles, men we were proud to name our son … [Read more...]

Where To Find Party Supplies

I plan a couple of parties each year.  My son’s birthday party is definitely the biggest one I plan all year, but I also help throw an occasional baby or wedding shower as well.  I love picking out party supplies for these events, but it’s often tough to do because we have so few brick and mortar stores where I live that offer a wide selection of supplies needed to … [Read more...]

Name It Labels Helps Keep Track Of Your Stuff

If you have kids, chances are you also have a lot of “stuff” to keep track of.  Backpacks, toys, clothing, and the list goes on and on.  Sometimes it’s easy to identify what belongs to whom, but if your child attends a school where uniforms are pretty much all alike, as well as coats and jackets, sometimes the extra “stuff” just looks all the same.  This is where … [Read more...]

The Donut House Coffee- #yourperfectcup


The best donut shop in our town closed its doors a couple of years ago.  It was a beloved town staple that is surely missed by so many.  Anytime I stopped in, I was always greeted with a warm, friendly smile and hello from the owner “Mr. Jimmy", and I always ordered the same thing; a chocolate filled donut, a sausage and biscuit, and chocolate milk to … [Read more...]

Choosing The Perfect Birth Announcement

When my son was born, I couldn’t wait to send out birth announcements to announce his arrival to our friends and family.  I can remember looking over many internet websites to find the best announcement that captured our sentiments just perfectly.  Customized birth announcements were just coming into the market at that point in time, so there wasn’t a whole lot to choose from.  … [Read more...]

The Blogging Planner- Every Blogger’s Planner #blogging


If I had to sum up in one word what I love about blogging, that word would be “everything”.  I really do love the whole process of blogging.  I love writing, connecting with others, reading other blogs, reviewing products, meeting deadlines, and yes, even the stress it sometimes brings.  I’m in one of those stressful seasons of blogging at the moment, trying to … [Read more...]

Treating Winter Sickness With Little Remedies


Our house has struggled with colds and bronchitis this winter.  My son came down with a cold right around the holidays and I have had bouts with sinus infections and bronchitis since the first of the year.  Since I work in a school, I’m a diligent hand washer and user of hand sanitizer.  The last thing I want to do is have to pack us up on a cold day and sit for … [Read more...]

Amber Pumpkin- Natural Products For Baby

The past few months have brought little bundles of blessings to some of our extended family members.  It’s been fun shopping for just the right baby shower gifts and spoiling the new arrivals rotten.  Natural products for baby and mom make such great gifts and Amber Pumpkin carries a full line of eco-friendly products sure to be appreciated. Right after I had my own … [Read more...]

Britax Baby Travel Systems

One of the most fun things about preparing for the arrival of a baby is choosing all of the must-have equipment needed to care for it.  From baby beds to play yards, it’s fun to pick out all of these things, but it also requires comparison shopping and lots of homework to decide what will fit your needs best.  One of the most important investments you will make for … [Read more...]