{ POSTED BY } Shelley
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--- Plain and simple, people love to be outdoors.  I've always dreamed of a cozy outdoor living space to call my own.  After 10 years of dreaming, I decided to stop dreaming and start doing. "Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat". - Laura Ingalls Wilder  Here are 7 Easy Steps to Create a Cozy...
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moving tips for kids
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We are pleased to welcome back Tanya, from www.twowisechicks.com, who is here to share a post that is super important and often overlooked - Moving with Kids. We are thrilled to have Tanya sharing her perspective with us! Let’s give her a warm, HowDoesShe welcome back!     I’m somewhat of a self-declared expert on the...
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If you are hosting Thanksgiving and you have little ones to entertain, look no further. We've got you covered! Once again, we've teamed up with the ultra-talented Chickabug to offer an exclusive printable set for HowDoesShe readers. Just to switch things up a little, you can opt to print the color version, or use the included pattern/template to...
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snow printable circle thumb
by  |  posted under Boys, Christmas, Family Time, Free Exclusive Printables, Free Printables, Freebies, Fun With Kids, Gift Giving, Girls
Do you have snow?! I don't. Sniffle. I've been dreaming of a white Christmas but, here in the South, that's just down right wishful thinking. I was just starting to feel REALLY sorry for myself and, more importantly, my kids, when Chickabug emailed a brilliant idea. With a couple of simple ingredients, and a ridiculously adorable printable, we...
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---Before I get ahead of myself, there is a giveaway at the bottom of this post. You'll want to enter this one, because, believe me,... you want one!--- *** I vividly remember walking through my local mall, as a young teenager, noticing a small store with HUGE beanbag like chairs. Obviously, I immediately wanted to test one out, and with a...
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*This is a sponsored post, but I truly stand behind Luminara products. You'll see why!* --- Every night before bed, my family often seems to make their way outdoors to ride bikes, run around the backyard, and wind down. Enjoying this time of day is truly a cherished moment. Recently, we added Luminara Heritage Indoor/Outdoor Lanterns to our...
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We recently stumbled upon the most amazing offer from Vitacost. They are offering $10 in FREE CREDIT to try anything on their site. The best part: they carry our favorite brand of coconut oil, Nutiva. We've been talking a lot lately about the amazing uses for coconut oil. It is a LIFE SAVER for dry skin, it is a great deep conditioning treatment...
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This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. --- I have a little two-year-old daughter and this is my go to look when I only have a few minutes and when I need to achieve a well-rested look.  I know that all you mothers out there can relate when I say that a good nights rest is only something that most of us dream about.  Using...
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summer reading star
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Our most popular printable of all time is making a come back with NEW UPDATED BINGO CARDS for more reading fun! This updated kit even includes a blank BINGO board to fill in personalized reading locations. That's right, don't let Summer Mush Mind set in during their break!  Keep those little minds learning with our FREE Summer Reading Star...
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We want to give a warm welcome to Taisley, from Taisley Weston Photography, who is guest posting with us today.  --- Confessions of a 'Mama' Photographer - Stop comparing! Do you know how hard it is to make yourself stand apart from the other million “photographers” storming the castle? The armor is on. The torches are lit. Jousting,...
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