Newsflash: It’s Easy to Do things as a Family

My family is a real connected family. I have this strong family unity bond that enables me to, without question, put my family before anything else in the whole entire world. I work around my family, it doesn’t work around my work. I always have and always will place my child’s needs before my own. This is why we are such a close knit, happy bunch of people. We all know and feel loved, no matter what. I am here to share a few simple ways to spend time with your family, without spending any money. These simple things done […]

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Zynga’s Words with Friends Game from Hasbro #holidaygift #spon

Looking for a way to give your college student or siblings who share a bedroom some fun? Check out this cute message board; Zynga’s Words with Friends Game from Hasbro would be a great addition to any college student’s dorm or siblings bedroom. Honestly, with our family being a board game type of family it would be great to have in our family area. Words with Friends magnetic game & message board is fun to play together or on your own time. Each game comes with a magnetic board and built-in hangers for off-the-table play. The titles are magnetic and […]

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A Reminder For you {and me} to Count Your Blessings

Yesterday was a day full of challenges. From the onset of Monday morning, my life was in utter chaos mode and it only grew worse when I picked up my sons from school. It was a Monday of all Monday’s, that one digger. That one day where it was extremely challenging for me to count my blessings. I literally wanted a do-over. I had wished I could climb in bed, close my eyes and wake up all over again much like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day. I picked up the boys from school and my youngest was in a mood. […]

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We Prefer Monopoly Empire Over Regular Monopoly { Review & Giveaway }

I am in all honesty excited to be sharing this review and giveaway for Monopoly Empire because it is such a FUN board game to play with the family! Every person in the household from the “man of the house” down to the seven year old { the 5 year old doesn’t have attention spam to play board games long just yet}, loves this version of Monopoly. Monopoly Empire is available now and is rated for ages 8+, my seven year old can play it because he has been playing board games and even learned how to play chess at […]

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I keep Saying Let’s Rent a Camper

One thing we did not get to do this past Summer that my family has wanted to be able to do is stay a weekend somewhere, preferably camping out so maybe we can have our pug with us. I don’t like the idea of trying to find a place to put Jenny the pug up nor do I have anyone who can house sit the doggy. I know our kitty would be fine, as we can leave him ample water and food, but the dog? Well dogs are not self sufficient in ways of the kitty. With that being said, […]

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It’s Nice, Go Outside, Seriously!

Ever hear those words from your parents growing up? If it was a nice day then you got your butt outside and played. Didn’t matter what you did outside, just that you got out there because there was no need for any indoor play if the weather called for a beautiful outdoor fun time.  Spring has sprung around here so if it isn’t raining too bad then I tell the kids that we are going outside to enjoy the nice weather. If I don’t sound like my parents when I tell them, especially Aj, that there is no indoor board […]

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BEJEWELED Board Game for Family Fun Night Giveaway

I am flat out excited to be sharing this fun and easy to play board game with you all today and on top of that offer a giveaway for one person to be randomly chosen based on entrants to win BEJEWELED board game. Ever play this app on your tablet? It’s a fun game and I think there may even be a Facebook app for it too. Just total fun, at least it is for us. Let me tell you this; my kids are addicted to this dang game. BEJEWELED has become the board game played on my bed first […]

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School Being Restored But Kids Still Learning

It was a sad day when I learned that a water pipe had burst sending thousands of gallons of water through my two younger children’s school, leaving the old building of the school in shambles. The library was full of wet books, the office and the cafeteria where a few places in the school I had heard were full of water and showing signs of damage from the water pipe bursting. I literally cried. Yes, I am an emotional lady these days, but this is a school I went to as a child, the old part of my children’s building […]

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Keeping Kids Entertained Inside and Babbabox

During the NH Winter months I spend a lot of time hoping that I can hibernate, while my kids spend time wanting something fun to do. While I am usually a super creative Mom of three, there are times {cough} when I get the need to just stay inside. My outdoor children are not so keen on that idea but with the negative temperatures we have been having in NH lately, being outside is not an option. When it is below 0, at about -24 degrees F, it is not healthy to be outside at all. We own a variety […]

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The Game of Mancala

Santa brought Aj the game of Mancala and he was so happy! This is my video game, board game, any game addicted kid. I am first and foremost thankful that he has a game addiction that involves things such as board games as well as video games because I am not a “sit your kid in front of video games” sort of parent. Aj’s video game usage has to be heavily monitored and while I am not always perfect at monitoring the time on his games, I try my best to keep it at a minimum of 20 minutes per […]

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