Care packages for College Students

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Ok, so I've covered fashion for me, I've shared recipe ideas and tips for the first day of school, but what about college kids? Chances are, if you have a son or daughter in college, they might have already gone back to school. So here are some ideas for care packages for college students. What to include in care packages for college students Mom's Cookies Nothing says I love you like a batch … [Read more...]

How To Clean Hard Floors

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The house I grew up had wall-to-wall carpet. Every single room of the house (yes, even the bathroom and kitchen) had this really plush, expensive dark brown carpet. I remember the day they installed it, thinking with my 11 year old brain, this is the absolute best. I will always have thick carpet in my house! Flash forward almost 30 years and I barely have carpet in my house. Instead I have mainly … [Read more...]

My new kitchen gadget : the sandwich maker


I'm a sucker for kitchen tools. So when Hamilton Beach offered to send me a breakfast sandwich maker to try out, I was eager to give it a whirl. See, in my house, we go through breakfast sandwiches like crazy so if this little appliance can help me out, I wanted to have one. Ok, so let me stop you right now before you say "Oh but Kerri, it can only make breakfast sandwiches, it's a one use … [Read more...]

Joovy Spotting in Chicago (and beyond!)

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We're no stranger to the Joovy of family. Our love started with the Joovy Kooper on a trip to Las Vegas in 2010. Three years later, and I needed a stroller for a trip to Chicago. Two main criteria were that it needed to be lightweight and suitable for an infant. The Joovy Groove Ultralight was the answer. Why I love the Joovy Groove Ultralight! The first thing that struck me with the Joovy … [Read more...]

Have you tried Gymboree Play & Music?

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This summer, while the big kids are in summer school, Edison and I have been spending some time at Gymboree Play & Music. It's nice to have some time just for us and meet other kiddos his age too! Not to mention I get to meet other moms! We have an awesome teacher. Colleen, for Play & Learn 1 and you can really tell she loves kids. Edison has so much fun in her class. I will admit, … [Read more...]

Easy cocktails on a summers night!

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After the kids are finally asleep (ok maybe not asleep but IN THER ROOMS) the last thing I want to do is drag out the blender, ice and drink fixins just to enjoy a beverage. Not to mention my blender doesn't do ice (sorry Mom, I know you recommended this one but it stinks). See how overly complicated those sentences were? In other words, some nights I just want some easy cocktails in the evening. … [Read more...]

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