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Prepare Your Little All Star with Baby Fanatic!

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Baseball… it’s the one sport you can always count on to welcome Spring. Whether you have a husband who watches the games or a little one playing the game, it’s one sport many of us will always know. Of course that means many of us will be on the search for gear that fits even the tiniest members or our family to show our support! It can be hard to find items for our teams when it comes to babies, but Baby Fanatic has that covered! They have so may adorable items that you are sure to find just the right thing! There are cups, bottles, pacifiers, bibs in all your favorite teams! I don’t have a little one who needs any of those items, but what I do have is friends with little ones and friends with babies on the way! A friend of mine is pregnant now and … read more

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Johnson & Johnson Healthy Essentials

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This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. As a mom of two boys, I have an overstocked cabinet full of Johnson and Johnson products. From Neosporin and Bandaids to Allergy meds, lotions, and even oral care products to keep their teeth nice and clean. Of course there are some products I don’t always choose brand name, but there are other times that I just know Johnson and Johnson is the best! Being the Thrifty mom I am, I also look for coupons for those product I use most. I just learned that Johnson & Johnson has an entire site dedicated to saving on Healthy Essentials for 2014! Couldn’t … read more

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We get to Go Ape!!

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So, I am beyond excited to announce that we get to Go Ape at Freedom Park! My step son has asked time and time again about going somewhere that he can do zip lines and enjoy himself in nature. So, needless to say he is beside himself knowing he will get to climb through trees ad enjoy multiple zip lines just 30 minutes from our house! Be on the watch in the next few weeks for a full review of Go Ape in Williamsburg, VA to see if it is the perfect outing for YOUR family! While you wait, check out this clip and a bit of info below! Welcome to Go Ape, the country’s #1 zip line and treetop adventure. You’re just a zip away from experiencing our award winning zip lines, tarzan swings & obstacles. Book now to live life adventurously with us at one of our beautiful … read more

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Pound Puppies: A Perfect Match on DVD Today!

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My family is a huge animal loving family. So, it is oly natural that we love shows that have to do with animals. One of our favorite shows to watch on the weekends with the kids is Pound Puppies. It is a ADORABLE cartoon produced by Hasbro. As the title suggests, the puppies live in a pound. Although the main characters seem to be stuck in the pound forever, they have take it upon themselves to ensure they find homes for others as they come in. They believe every dog has a human and it is their mission to match them perfectly. It is fun to watch all of their missions with the craziness that can ensue in the process! We were thrilled to check out the newest DVD (released today, April 8!) Pound Puppies: A Perfect Match is very entertaining and the perfect addition to any young animal lovers … read more

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Caillou Talking Doll, In Stores now (and super cute!)

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If you have a toddler, you may be familiar with the show Caillou. It seems to be one of those either you love it or you hate it shows. I just started seeing it in the last year and must admit I was rather amazed to know it has been around for 25 years. How have I never see it until now?? My son loves the show. I have learned to love it. In the beginning I thought he was a horribly whiny child and would not allow the show on the main TV. So he would watch it in his room. I realized I was being unfair in teaching him to judge like that, so I decided to start watching it with him. It’s not as bad as it seems. Once you start to watch it, you understand that is is simply a young child who is learning to … read more

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