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DIY reusable upright snack bag #ThisisWholesome
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Before I had kids, I never thought much about on-the-go snacking. Granola bar, water, good to go. Once kids hit, it became a serious daily concern. Every little excursion, I’m packing snacks for both kids like their lives depend on it. Then that day happens when your child goes to

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Looking for a fun way to show off your child’s artwork or maybe even give a loved one a customized gift? Hiho Batik provides a unique approach to personalizing items by batiking images into fabric products. Every item in their shop is handmade onsite. They offer a wide variety of products to

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WE'VE Built review
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This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and WE’VE Built but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #GiftaStory  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO Back in 2009 when Erin and I started this blog, so much of our main goal was to find unique toys with

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raising eco-conscious children
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This post about raising eco-conscious children and green Christmas tips is sponsored by New Leaf Energy; all thoughts are my own. Reflecting on the core values I want my children to own, being an eco-conscious adult ranks high on my list.  Respecting the Earth and appreciating this amazing planet, that

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I have been on the search for the perfect crystal necklace ever since crystals started popping up all over Pinterest. I didn’t want to just jump at the first crystal necklace I came across, I always seem to buy a cheap version and it breaks, so I held out. I

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I’ve been a really big fan of Esthex toys since the first time I laid my eyes on them four years ago. They are like no other plushies you will find out there. I find them whimsical and captivating. I find them ALMOST on the level of adorableness that would

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Haba
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Sarah and myself started In The Know Mom for a lot of reasons several years ago. About five and a half years ago we became friends from our similar likes and passions. We both refused to settle for plastic toys that everyone seemed to have. Melissa, has a very similar

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Keeping up with your child’s developmental toy needs can be expensive and space-consuming.  Here at ITKM, we are fond of wooden toys, green living and purchasing only the best for our kids — all of which describe the new Weerol.  The Weerol was prototyped by hand in a garage with

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Finding shoes that are both durable and comfortable for your child is essential. I found myself buying all sorts of pairs of shoes for my daughter. Shoes that she can bike, run and ride her scooter in and then cutesy shoes that are not so rugged looking and can be

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DIY Burp Cloths
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I have found that cloth diapers make some of the best burp cloths but look a little boring just as is. What I love about this DIY project is that it is super simple and fancies those plain cloth diapers up so it doesn’t look like you just have a diaper

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