Kids Dressed in Thrift Shop Clothes Look Awesome

These Dads Made a Parody of Making Their Wives Shop at Thrift Stores for Their Kids (and they ended up looking awesome)

So in love with this Thrift Store Parody video. Not sure how I missed it but it still plays fresh. These toddlers look just as adorable dressed up in their Thrift Shop gear as in expensive boutique clothing. When my kids were little, resale shops and thrift shops were a staple for me. I got...…[Read more...]

Catalina Film Festival

2 VIP Pass Giveaway To The 2014 Catalina Film Festival!

  Enter the Rafflecopter by Monday September 22nd at 11:59 am to win! On September 24-28th Catalina Film Festival will host their 2014 film celebration and we are thrilled to be giving away 2 VIP passes to this amazing local event. The winner can select one day of the event to attend along with a...…[Read more...]

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I Made Claire’s Outlander Cowl

Ever since I started watching, I have been obsessed with the knit fashions on Outlander. They show up on each episode. It all started with Claire’s cowl though. The instant I saw it, I knew I was going to try and recreate it. I just hoped someone else would join me on that trek and...…[Read more...]

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Amazing DIY Captain America Duct Tape Costume Made by an 11yo

My friend Shanna’s 11 year old son has blown his family and friends (and me!) away with this clever DIY duct tape costume that he made all by himself. It’s economical, creative and just incredibly executed. He originally got the idea one night when he could not sleep and started thinking about ways to make...…[Read more...]

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Moms Be Like: Funny Back to School Video

So it’s the second week of school for most of the kids in our hood and I don’t know about you, but I don’t feel like I’ve celebrated NEARLY enough. Especially after watching this funny back to school video. I feel a Target run coming on. Who’s coming with me? I just wish I didn’t...…[Read more...]

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Teething Trauma Fix: What to Do When Your Baby Becomes a Salivating Pirhana

Thanks to MAM for providing samples for review Just when you think you’ve got this newborn baby routine under control, teething comes on with vengeance.  My children have always teethed early – at three months old.   Somewhere in the haze that is life with a newborn, it hits you that your normally calm & easy going...…[Read more...]

These Dads Made a Parody of Making Their Wives Shop at Thrift Stores for Their Kids (and they ended up looking awesome)

Kids Dressed in Thrift Shop Clothes Look Awesome

So in love with this Thrift Store Parody video. Not sure how I missed it but it still plays fresh. These toddlers look just as adorable dressed up in their Thrift Shop gear as in expensive boutique clothing. When my kids were little, resale shops and…[Read more...]

2 VIP Pass Giveaway To The 2014 Catalina Film Festival!

Catalina Film Festival

  Enter the Rafflecopter by Monday September 22nd at 11:59 am to win! On September 24-28th Catalina Film Festival will host their 2014 film celebration and we are thrilled to be giving away 2 VIP passes to this amazing local event. The winner ca…[Read more...]

Baby Jocks Take The Gold At The MOMS OC Baby Olympics!

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  It’s never too early to encourage your babies to be active and fit! On Saturday September 13th MOMS Orange County held their second annual Baby Olympics and Fair at the Irvine Spectrum. The extreme heat couldn’t even keep these ath…[Read more...]

Hilarious Epic Gansta Rap By Over Stressed Mom!

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Motherhood is complicated and can be stressful at times. Check out this funny gangsta rap mom venting about the not so glamorous life of a Mom. This video had us laughing and thinking about our own chaos. How do you handle stress?  …[Read more...]

If Disney Princes Were Real – Funny Buzzfeed Video!

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This video parody of what life would be like if Disney Princes were real, really cracked us up! Have you dated (or married) any of these guys?…[Read more...]

I Made Claire’s Outlander Cowl

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Ever since I started watching, I have been obsessed with the knit fashions on Outlander. They show up on each episode. It all started with Claire’s cowl though. The instant I saw it, I knew I was going to try and recreate it. I just hoped someo…[Read more...]

Amazing DIY Captain America Duct Tape Costume Made by an 11yo

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My friend Shanna’s 11 year old son has blown his family and friends (and me!) away with this clever DIY duct tape costume that he made all by himself. It’s economical, creative and just incredibly executed. He originally got the idea one …[Read more...]

Moms Be Like: Funny Back to School Video

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So it’s the second week of school for most of the kids in our hood and I don’t know about you, but I don’t feel like I’ve celebrated NEARLY enough. Especially after watching this funny back to school video. I feel a Target run…[Read more...]

Teething Trauma Fix: What to Do When Your Baby Becomes a Salivating Pirhana

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Thanks to MAM for providing samples for review Just when you think you’ve got this newborn baby routine under control, teething comes on with vengeance.  My children have always teethed early – at three months old.   Somewhere in the …[Read more...]

OC Baby Olympics & Fair Hosted By MOMS At The Irvine Spectrum This Saturday!

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    Calling all Babies! Bring your babies out to the Irvine Spectrum this Saturday! MOMS Orange County will host its 2nd Annual Baby Olympics & Fair designed to encourage families to be active and healthy with their little ones!  This…[Read more...]

Sometimes Moms Have to “Let it Go” too! Funny Video

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My travel schedule is crazy over the next two months and I’ve been a bit under the weather. With back to school for all four kids and my work and my not feeling great, my house is a sty and I’m feeling a bit er… challenged.  Or may…[Read more...]

Get The Behavior You Want Without Being the Parent You Hate

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I first encountered Doc G (aka Deborah Gilboa) on YouTube and Twitter. I was amazed by her simple and effective parenting tips. What got me was that her solutions were never preachy or complicated. They didn’t involve parenting pretzel twists a…[Read more...]

Invisalign Teen & Our Invisalign Family

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This post has been sponsored by Invisalign. All opinions are my own, as usual!  Invisalign has had such a positive impact on my life and for my kids that it’s now my first choice for teeth straightening for all my family members. I’m thr…[Read more...]

My Tula Skin Care Three Day Challenge and Review

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Thanks to Tula for providing samples to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own.  Ok so I’m getting close to my thirties cough-cough, ok forties and there are some visible changes in my skin. I can see and feel dryness and blotchiness in m…[Read more...]

Outlander Makes Me Want to Adopt Sheep and Knit a New Wardrobe

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It was 9 o’clock on a Saturday and I was on hold with the Cable Company. “I need Starz and I need it NOW!” I explained. “There’s a new episode of Outlander and I cannot miss it!” Now I know that a lot of people are…[Read more...]

Cool Colorful Keppies: Free Knit Kippot Pattern

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I started making these colorful hats for a couple of reasons. My kids attend a Jewish Day school where they are required to wear a kippah or “yarmulke”, if you are old school or skullcap if you are really really old school. Of the three t…[Read more...]

Bake Up Some Fun With Your Kids and Foodstirs!

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Like most families my children are all unique have different hobbies and interests. I love to spend quality time with each of my children individually. Andrew my youngest of four loves to bake with mommy. It is our special time together and I often w…[Read more...]

CrewCuts By JCrew Brings The Cute and The Cool Back To School

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Thanks to CrewCuts by JCrew for sending these tees for my sons to check out. All opinions are my own.  My sons are growing so fast these days that I don’t buy as much cute, special clothing and frankly that is a shame. You’re only young…[Read more...]