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Autism and Wandering - Six Tips to Help Prevent the Unthinkable

Autism and Wandering – Six Tips to Help Prevent the Unthinkable

Having a child wander off is scary for any parent or caregiver, adding in the complexities of a child with autism makes it even harder. Will the child be able to communicate to someone to let them know they are lost, or where their home is? Will they be startled by a new sound or […]

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Autism and Wandering - Six Tips to Help Prevent the Unthinkable

Autism and Wandering – Six Tips to Help Prevent the Unthinkable

Having a child wander off is scary for any parent or caregiver, adding in the complexities of a child with autism makes it even harder. Will the child be able to communicate to someone to let them know they are lost, or where their home is? Will they be startled by a new sound or […]

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Recycled Pop Can Garden Markers {Tutorial}

Happy Earth Day, mommas! Today we celebrate Mother Earth and what better way to show mad respect for our planet, than a recycled craft for the garden.  Mother’s Day is right around the corner, which in Colorado means the all-clear to plant flowers and veggies outdoors. But how to mark those little baby sprouts so […]

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March of Dimes March for Babies Colorado Walk Saturday, April 26

According to the March of Dimes, prematurity is the leading killer of newborns in America. Preterm birth can happen to any pregnant woman, which is why it’s important women are educated about prenatal care.  The March of Dimes March for Babies Walk on Saturday, April 26. You can find more information here: http://www.marchofdimes.com/colorado/events/10300_3135303733.html.   March […]

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Kid Friendly Gluten-Free Ham and Apple Sandwich #DeliFreshBOLD

My youngest loves lunch meat but since he’s gluten-free, he usually ends up just eating the meat. I’ve tried to get him to eat sandwiches, but failed every time. Until now.  Oscar Mayer sent us a great sandwich kit and some of their new Deli Fresh BOLD flavor varieties. I was inspired and ready to take on […]

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4 Great Easter Looks #FashionFriday

Easter is a great time to get all dressed up and feel fancy for a day. Here I’ve created 4 looks around the holiday!  Budget Friendly Nothing in this look is over $50. Classic, sweet and super stylish!      Trendsetter Now this one is about the opposite end of the spectrum from the one […]

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Tasty Tuesday: Lemon Cornmeal Bundt Cake

Easter is just a few days away, and I’ve been charged with bringing the dessert for our family’s celebration. Nothing says “Spring” to me, more than the bright, tart flavor of lemon. This cake is one of my family’s favorites: I get requests for it year round but especially in Spring and Summer. It’s very […]

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3 Must-Try Recipes for National Grilled Cheese Day

Seriously, there is a whole DAY devoted to my favorite sandwich!?  Yes. Yes there is.  There are a few simple pleasures in life. Toasty, buttery bread with melted cheddar, maybe a slice of ham, dunked in a bowl of tomato soup is one of them. But for something different, here are three mouthwatering gourmet combos […]

Disney Social Media Moms 2014

Disney Social Media Moms 2014 #FashionFriday

I’ve been blessed in years past, to be able to attend the Disney Social Media Mom Celebration. The past 4 years it has been at Walt Disney World and gave my family experiences we will never forget! Learning from some of the best social media innovators, getting behind the scenes access and insight into Disney […]

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Blitz Paintball in Dacono, Colorado is BIG on Fun!

My oldest son is nearly 15. He loves all those video games like Call of Duty, Battlefield, Assassin’s Creed and the like. He would play them all day long if I let him. Thankfully the weather has gotten nicer so I can kick him outside for some exercise instead. He and his friends have been […]

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6 Great Toys for Easter Baskets

Easter is almost here. April 20th for those who might have forgotten about it like I did recently. I’m always on the lookout for something new and different to give the kids. Something besides just bags of candy, although they appreciate that too! Here are 6 toys I’ve recently reviewed that I think would be […]