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Summer Amazon Finds

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Ahhh I’m always SUCH a last minute shopper, especially when it comes to my hard-to-shop-for husband! Today I’ve rounded up a few of his favorite things along with some other gift ideas for Father’s Day! They are all from Target or Amazon and ship in time for the holiday! Love this cute Best Dad Ever […]

2021 Father’s Day Finds

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Jun

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There are SO many wonderful Usborne Books & More books to read during the summer months for every age group. Today I’m sharing my favorite beach themed UBAM books and have split out the activity books (lots of those, too). I love that we offer so many educational and non-fiction books filled with flaps and […]

20 Usborne Books & More Beach Reads

Summer

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Jun

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The Cutest Swimsuits For Girls

Oh my, I was looking for a new bathing suit for myself on Amazon last night and stumbled across the CUTEST little girls suits! I ordered a few to check out the quality for you and will report back. All of these suits are available in multiple colors ! Striped Suit, White Ruffle Suit, Long […]

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May

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May Amazon Fashion Finds

So many fun Amazon Fashion finds for May 2021!! I’m so ready for the warmer weather and wearing dresses 24/7. Here are some recent finds for the upcoming season from Amazon. This post contains affiliate links. I may earn a small commission when you make a purchase from one of my links! Lavender Ruffled Neckline […]

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May

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This Week’s Top Sellers 5/7

Mama Embroidered Sweatshirt Giant Water Beads – We have been using these for a year now and both of my girls (ages 6 & 3) love them! Women’s Miriam Double Knotted Espadrille Slide Sandals– I’ve been breaking in my new Target sandals all week, I love that they go with everything in my wardrobe! Cotton […]

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07

May

Summer

Backyard Patio Finds

Outdoor patio season is finally upon us!! Here in Maryland it gets hot and humid, the mosquitos and flies come out and we really find there are only a few months out of the year where we can enjoy our outside area. Ours is a work in progress but I spent last weekend sprucing up […]

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06

May

Gift Guide

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is right around the corner (May 9th) and I’ve put together a BIG list of ideas if you’re shopping for any mamas OR need to send a hint to anyone in your life! Think of this as my personal wishlist :) Touchscreen Air Fryer by Drew Barrymore: We just got the Toaster Oven […]

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21

Apr

Shopping

Last Month’s Top Sellers

Finally getting around to sharing all of the top selling items The Mama Notes community purchased in March! Vintage Elastic Square Neck Ruffled Flowy Maxi Summer Dress – The new “Amazon dress” of Spring! So comfy, size up! Printed Beach Sheet with Fabric Bag – These beach sheets look awesome, I didn’t end up snagging […]

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Apr

Amazon

Recent Amazon Finds

When we were recently on our long car ride home from spring break I spent quite a bit of time sleuthing around on Amazon for new finds! Vintage Elastic Square Neck Ruffled Flowy Maxi Summer Dress– I love this dress, I have it in green and purple and recommend sizing up one size. Square Neck […]

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16

Apr

Usborne Books

20 Usborne Books & More Titles About Gardening + Bugs

Secrets of the Vegetable Garden – Shine-a-Light Baby’s Very First Fingertrail Playbook Garden Little Lift and Look Garden Garden Sounds Pop-Up Garden Little Lift and Look Bugs Busy Bug Book Lift-the-flap First Questions and Answers: How Do Flowers Grow? Big Book of Big Bugs 1001 Bugs to Spot Little Coloring Bugs Little Coloring Garden Bugs […]

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15

Apr

Spring

What We Are Packing For The Beach

Happy Monday! I’m so excited because after months of waiting safely at home we are finally taking our first family vacation in over a year! I think a change of scenery is going to be incredible for all of us! We are heading down to the beach in North Carolina for a week and then […]

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29

Mar

Spring

Spring Dresses for Mom

I forgot to share this last week – here are some pretty Spring dresses I’ve found recently. Most have quick shipping if you’re looking for something to wear to Easter or Passover celebrations! Bright Bloom Wrap Ruffle Maxi Dress in Purple BB Dakota Free Spirit Dress En Saison Eyelet Babydoll Mini Dress Watercolor Flowers Printed […]

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Mar

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