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This post is sponsored by ALDI.  Today, I’m excited to kick off a yearlong partnership with one of my favorite grocers, ALDI ! I’ve been shopping at ALDI since we moved into our current home nearly 5 years ago now and I’ve always loved that there are new products to discover with every visit. Browsing the […]

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Mar

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There are so many adorable Usborne Books & More spring books for your Easter baskets! I will say that though shipping is quick, these seasonal titles tend to sell out quickly! Easter Bunny Flap Book Poppy and Sam and the Bunny Finger Puppet Book Poppy and Sam’s Easter Egg Hunt Are You There Little Bunny […]

Easter+ Spring Usborne Book Suggestions

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05

Mar

Spring

This Week’s Top Sellers 3/5

Happy Friday! It’s been a long time since I shared a top-seller post but there were a few items the community went crazy over this week! This inspired me to bring back this weekly series and share items you may have missed me sharing! Blue Plaid Peter Pan Collared PJ Set: The quality of these […]

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05

Mar

Activity Box Ideas

DIY Rainbow Rice

Have you tried making rainbow rice for your kids? It’s a messy yet fun sensory play experience that you can do many things with! It’s very easy to make and one batch will last you a while – just keep in mind once you mix the colors there’s no going back! For this reason, I […]

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25

Feb

Amazon

2021 Easter PJs For Kids

I haven’t decided if I’m getting the girls Easter PJs this year (our drawers are over-flowing these days) but there are so many tempting options on the market right now. So many are selling out already but I managed to find a bunch to share! Carter’s Mint Bunny Sleep N’ Play Bunny Short-Sleeve PJ Set […]

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25

Feb

Easter

Easter Basket Filler Ideas

Easter is around the corner and with shipping times taking longer than usual I thought I’d share ideas every week for your baskets! I’ll be updating this post with the various collages as I share them on Instagram! This post contains affiliate links. I may earn a small commission when you make a purchase using […]

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24

Feb

Shopping

February Target Finds

Here’s a recap of my recent Target haul full of spring and Easter finds! Women’s Puff Long Sleeve Tiered Dress Pick Stitch Floral Quilt Sham Green/Yellow 14oz Glass Lavender Cedarwood and Moss Candle 30ct Lunch Easter Napkins Farm Scene Women’s Short Sleeve V-Neck T-Shirt Spring Flowers Bath Rug 20ct Dinner Paper Plate Happy Easter Women’s […]

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23

Feb

Amazon

Spring Amazon Finds For Kids

Satin Button-Down Pajama Set Straw Sun Hat Smocked Bunny Bubble Mint Flower Pajamas Solid Ruffle One-Piece Swimsuit Bunny Burlap Easter Bag Peter Pan Collar Floral Dress Cable-Knit Baby Cardigan Pink Paper Berry Basket Flower Print Cocktail Napkins Long Sleeve Floral Blouse Girls Floral Embroidered Cardigan Sweater Cotton Bunny Baby Blanket Rabbit Easter Pajama Set 2-Piece […]

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21

Feb

DIY

Read, Craft, Snack- The Sound of My Heart

As you’ve likely heard me mention before, I am an Usborne book consultant. Brooke who works on my team thought it’d be fun to start a new blog series where we highlight some of our favorite titles and give you a fun corresponding snack and craft idea to really elevate story time. It’s just an extra fun […]

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08

Feb

Amazon

Winter Amazon Baby Finds

Sharing some cozy Amazon finds for babies! I’ve snagged a few of these for Alice. I always size up so she can wear them longer since babies grow so quickly. It also helps to read reviews before purchasing clothes on Amazon! This post contains affiliate links. Cotton Knitted Sweater Romper with Hat Knitted Sweater Romper […]

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02

Feb

Living with Kids

How To Keep Your Kids Busy Inside This Winter

After nearly a year of being stuck at home The Mama Notes community has some great ideas on how to keep your kids busy indoors this winter! Here are some of my personal go-to’s that work for my girls aged 5 and 3! And of course, Magic Playbook is FULL of easy, printable activities to […]

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01

Feb

Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day for Her Gift Guide

Hey honey, here’s my wish list! Rounded up a few things I’m eying an sending to my husband. Hint hint! Fresh Pop Electric Popcorn Maker – I’ve been craving popcorn lately and this popper comes in a few colors and I love the simple design. Waffle Knit Lounge Pajama Set with Pockets I have this […]

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Jan

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