DIY Felt Four Leaf Clover

DIY Felt Four Leaf Clover

  Are you looking for a fun way to bring St. Patricks day into your home?  These oh so easy DIY Felt Four Leaf Clovers are so fun to make and a great project to get the kids involved in.  Just grab a piece of green felt from your local Craft store for less than […]

Lucky Day Printable

Lucky Day Golden Chocolate Coin Printable

St. Patricks Day is right around the corner and it’s always fun to make up something fun for the kids to hand out to their friends and family members.  I created an adorable Lucky Day Printable for you to print out and assemble yourselves.  While browsing around Target I found these Golden Chocolate Coins in […]

Pencil Sharpener Valentines

Pencil Sharpener Valentines

Need a cheap, last minute Valentine idea for your child’s class? We decided on a super cute, puntastic Valentine to hand out to my daughters class. You’re as sharp as Cupids arrow. It’s simple and I bought everything for $4 at the dollar store. All you need are some pencil sharpeners, some pencils and some […]

Tissue Paper Stained Glass

Tissue Paper Stained Glass Hearts

This post is brought to you by Dixie Crystals. You can find more fun crafts like this one in their Kid’s Kitchen. Making stained glass hearts is a great project for little hands that need practice with fine motor skills. Children can cut or tear lots of pieces of colorful tissue paper and glue them […]

50 Organizing Ideas for Every Room in Your House

Top 10 Most Visited Posts from 2014

It’s always fun to go back over the past year and reflect on the things you did and the fun you had. This year was a fantastic year and it went by so incredible fast. I went back to college this year and got into the school I wanted. But in terms of JaMonkey, it’s […]

50 Puntastic Valentines Ideas for Kids

50 Puntastic Valentines Ideas for Kids

I’m a sucker for cheesy Valentines day cards so I always look for silly puns and play on words that make my kids giggle also. Here are some great Valentines Puns that your kids can give away at school and they all have printables (most FREE) that you print at home.  Easy quick jump links: […]

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School Bus Sister Love

Everyday my youngest and I wait for her big sister to get off the school bus. I started to film their encounters because my heart was melting each time. You can see the amazing love they share. Enjoy their love as much as I do and I hope that your year is filled with love […]

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All Hail King Julien – Netflix Original

I am a member of the Netflix #StreamTeam Last weekend Netflix invited us to experience their newest Netflix Originals show for kids. We all remember the silly King Julien from Madagascar, well this show is all about him and the other lemurs on the island. It’s called All Hail King Julien and it is now […]

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Getting Crafty with the Kids during the Holidays

Finding fun ways to spend time with the kids during the holidays without breaking the bank can sometimes be a challenge. If your children get bored they will quickly let you know, which may lead to conflict. Here are a few cool stationery projects you can complete with your children to help you connect and […]

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Bringing Back Old Holiday Memories

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Glade®. The opinions and text are all mine. I have a photographic memory but I don’t always remember everything but there are some scents that can trigger a flood of memories. I used to go to a lot of overnight camps when I was […]

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Carter’s Hosts Pajama Donation Drive in Atlanta

Give the Gift of Sweet Dreams to At-Risk Children in Need this Winter. It’s something small that you don’t think about as being important but lots of children live in such poverty that they are homeless. Help children in need by donating warm pajamas at your local Carter’s stores.  For the fifth year, Atlanta-based Carter’s […]

Gifts for Kids that Give All Year Long

Gifts for Kids that Give All Year Round

I’ve heard from many people, especially grandparents that they are always looking for a gift that they can give the children in their lives that they will enjoy all year round. This is the perfect list to help with that. All the gifts featured in this gift guide hold tons of fun or can be […]

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Gift Giving that Gives Back – Charity Gift Guide

Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over, It’s time for Giving Tuesday. I love giving gifts. I probably spend far too much money each year because I go out of my way sending cards, and gifts to everyone in my life. But this year I starting buying gifts that also helped provide those […]

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Home for The Holidays Streaming

I’m a member of the Netflix Stream Team, all opinions are my own.  This Thanksgiving my girls had the entire week off from school. In between decorating for the holidays, we hosted Thanksgiving at my house. So in order to get the kids excited about the start of the holidays and out from under my […]

5 Fun New Christmas Books That Aren't Traditional

5 Fun New Christmas Books That Aren’t Traditional

It’s time to break out the Christmas books to spark the excitement in my littles ones leading up to the big day! We read books every night so I get excited when add the holiday books into the rotation. This year we’ve added to our collection of the classics and added in some new and […]

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Adult

Stocking Suffer Ideas for Adults – Gift Guide

I think Stocking stuffers are one of my favorite gifts during Christmas. I don’t have to wrap anything and I can fit a lot of smaller items inside. I’ve made a list of some of my favorite Stocking Stuffer ideas for adults that I think you’ll like. You can sort the stocking stuffers by gifts […]

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How Genetic Testing Changed My Life

I was provided a JScreen test to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own. I’ve always worried about my genetic makeup a little in the back of my mind. Breast cancer runs in my family along with some others that I need to look out for later in life. So I’ve been wanting to […]

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A #DisneyKids Party Fit For A Princess

I was provided with the supplies to host a Disney Kids party. All opinions are my own. My little girl turned 7 this month and we had a super fun Disney Kids party to celebrate it. I threw it with Krystyn from Really Are You Serious. We set a big table and with a princess […]

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Digital Thanksgiving Planning

I’m excited that I’ll be hosting Thanksgiving this year but every time I think about it I get that little panicked feeling in my chest. I’m thankful that my family doesn’t judge me by the amount of stuff cluttering into the corners of my house. Despite how hard I try to organize my life, it’s […]

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No More Husband Roll Overs

For the last 8 years I’ve suffered through sleeping next to my husband.  Wait….let me rephrase that. I’m finally getting a full nights sleep without my husband rolling over me or elbowing me in the face! There, that sounds a little better. When I moved in with my husband I discovered that he sleeps in […]

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Groceries Delivered to Your Door from Elephant Grocers

  I wouldn’t say that I’m lazy but I don’t like grocery shopping with my kids, so sometimes I wait until the weekends to go out. The fact that we generally eat organic or all natural makes it even harder because I have to drive a lot further than the regular stores. So when Elephant […]

Howlin’ Halloween Treat Bags for Dogs – Free Printable

Howlin’ Halloween Treat Bags for Dogs – Free Printable

Post sponsored by Lunchbox but all opinions are my own. Halloween is a time where little ghosts and princesses ring your doorbell, making your dogs go crazy, while the kids go into a sugar coma by the end of the night. But we forget about their super cute companions that walk the streets with them […]

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Playing in the Park #ww

DIY Sugar Skulls for Day of the Dead

DIY Sugar Skulls for Day of the Dead

What is a Day of the Dead celebration without Sugar Skulls!? I saw my first sugar skull in Cancun last month. The proper name for a Sugar Skull is calavera and it can be made from sugar cane, chocolate or clay. Sugar and chocolate sounds way more appealing though. They are given as a gift to the […]

Book of Life La Muerte Sugar Skull Day of the Dead Make Up Tutorial

Day of the Dead – Book of Life La Muerte Make-up Tutorial

This post brought to you by Tulip® Body Art® and Blueprint Social.  I’ve been looking forward the Day of the Dead since August. Seriously, months. I knew I wanted to focus on it and visit the celebration that they have at the Atlanta History Center that they put on each year. Then I saw that The […]

Paper Mexican Marigold Flower Head Piece Craft

Paper Mexican Marigold Flower Headpiece Craft

Ever since I returned from Mexico I’ve been reading a lot about the culture and the Dia de Muertos or Day of the Dead. It’s a day that coincides with All Hallows Eve and it takes place over three days. It’s a day for honoring the dead with alters, sugar skulls, marigolds and gifts of […]

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NICU Baby Dreams

As a mother of a NICU baby, my heart melted when I saw these adorable and sweet pictures that the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta took of these babies and their bright futures. They spend their days dreaming as they heal. The NICU nurses know that tubes, wires and beeping can be scary so they make […]

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Let’s Buy White… Said No Mother Ever

My mother the artist, she brings out the colorful, artsy side of my children. When they visit with her I make sure to pack extra clothes. One time my mother encouraged them to color of the walls in a place that she was staying to make the walls more fun. Needless to say it took […]

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Blog Forward Recharge

This is a letter to myself for the Blog Forward challenge from Zone Perfect. Although they have sent me product, all views are my own. As always.  Boy this year went by fast, it’s hard to believe that Fall is now here! But it’s time to look back at my Blog Forward goals that I made […]

5 Awesome Stay at Home Date Night Ideas

5 Awesome Stay at Home Date Night Ideas

This post brought to you by Breyers Gelato Indulgences . All opinions are 100% mine. Date night gets harder when you become a parent so it’s a good idea to come up with fun date nights that you can have at home after your kids are in bed or maybe they stayed the night at […]


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