The Nesting Place book – only $1.99 today!

Oh, friends. I’m a frequent reader of The Nester and I have been slack about buying her book. For some reason, I kept holding out. Today, though, her book is on sale (Kindle version) for $1.99. Even if you don’t have a Kindle, you can read The Nesting Place: It Doesn’t Have to Be Perfect [...]

Shutterfly/Treat Labor Day deals

Just as I predicted at the end of last week, there are several Shutterfly deals that should definitely be checked out! Through tomorrow, you can save 30% off your orders on Tiny Prints with the code LABOR14. I ordered business cards last night for Type-A Parent conference. I loved my cards last year (and a [...]

{Review} SweetLeaf Sweet Drops sweetener #MomsMeet


I received this product for free from the sponsor of the Moms MeetSM program, May Media Group LLC, who received it directly from the manufacturer. As a Moms MeetsSM blogger, I agreed to use this product and post my opinion on my blog. My opinions do not necessarily reflect the opinions of May Media Group [...]

Stream of Consciousness – week 9 #freewriting #SOCSaturday

Welcome back to another week of Stream of Consciousness Saturday. This is the time where I spend 5 minutes free writing. I want this to go up on Saturdays, so I’m generally writing this on Friday. Sometimes super early Saturday. Or Sunday, if that’s easier for you. The rules…. 1. Set a timer for five [...]

10 Things to Smile About – August 2014 #10Things

I’m back for my 10 Things to Smile About, August 2014 edition. I’m linking up with Emily again and I always love these posts! 1. I’ve actually been working on a few projects, but I haven’t posted them yet. Stay tuned. (But crafty things make me smile.) 2. Old School Blogging returned! 3. I was [...]

Open casting call for in NYC! #FASHIONTRUTH #sponsored

**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Fashion mavens, rejoice! ModCloth is inviting you to come showcase your unique style at their #FASHIONTRUTH Casting Call for ALL event in New York City on September 3rd. All you have to do is show [...]

Thankful Thursday: Little Things

I’m linking up with Tamara today. She’s been posting a weekly series of topics and this one kind of coincided with a Thankful Thursday post I was going to force myself to do. This week’s question: What are some small things you are grateful for? My son has been sick most of this week and [...]

BIG Gymboree Labor Day Sale! 40% off everything!

*The below links are affiliate links. All opinions are my own. See my disclosure policy for more info.* Labor Day is a few days away – which means a lot of websites are going to be offering amazing deals. Holiday weekends bring out the best in stores. Right now you can get 40% off everything [...]

My first Julep box #julep #maven


Who here HASN’T seen a Julep ad on Facebook? Or even one of the sponsored posts that your friends “like”? I kept seeing them and finally in early July I succumbed to the Julep pressure. (The pictures are so pretty!) I got my first box free with the code FREEBOX. I only paid shipping ($2.99) [...]

miscellany Monday

It’s Monday. My brain is in a weird space. So rather than a brain dump Monday, how about a miscellany Monday? We’ve tried to go to Splasheville (local splash pad) the past two weekends. I’m somewhat convinced that the city just doesn’t have it open on weekends. We haven’t seen it open in about a [...]