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Give Please A Chance: Please Jar

By Nicole, this post is sponsored by Jimmy Patterson Books. My kids are visual learners. If there isn’t something in their face, hands and mouth, it’s hard for them to grasp what is trying to be taught. With Christmas coming, they seem to be getting a slightly more demanding, naturally, but it isn’t welcome. Give please a chance came in the mail just as we started our Please and Thank you Jar. Dash and Sunny each have their own jar and their own pile of felt balls. When they go out of their way to say please, thank you, or … Read more

What’s In My Camera Bag

By Nicole brought to you by Focus Camera, where I get all my camera supplies! When I was 18, my first friend was getting married. I picked up my Nikon film camera and went to work to cut costs for her. It went beautifully and I fell in love with wedding photography. I spent the next 12 years shooting almost every weekend. What started out as favors for friends and family turned into my career. I transitioned from film to digital work in 2005. I always prefer the look of the grains of film over the pixels of digital, but … Read more

Laundry Schedule

This post is brought to you by Maytag, all opinions expressed are our own. By Emily. I think it’s safe to say for the majority of you readers (and us) laundry is a nemesis. The least favorite household task, the never-ending, nagging, particular and finicky job of keeping our family’s clothing clean. What if your washer or dryer could fit infinitely more laundry than it does now. How about 22 towels in one load? I just got butterflies. Exhibit A: 22 Towels:Maytag’s new top loading Washer and Dryer is the largest capacity washer with agitator in the market. It has an … Read more

Three At Home

By Emily. If you remember from my New Baby Favorites post a couple weeks ago I told you I’d update you about Raleigh’s jaundice situation! Finally had time to write it all down and gladly can also finally say his coloring is looking amazing and I think we might be in the clear, but also confirmed something I suspected since Hayes was born! Since the Baby Nés system ended up being essential to our situation, I’m happy to show just how cool it is while I spin my lengthy tale…So first the backstory: when Hayes was born the nurses let me know … Read more