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top 5 toddler sleep essentials
baby showerbeddingfurnituremonitornurserypajamassleepTop 5

What could be more important in a toddler’s life than sleep?  I know when my son misses a nap he is CRANK-Y… and so is mom.  He’s always been quite particular with his sleep and has certain rituals he needs in order to actually fall asleep.  He DEFINITELY needs a

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top soothing gifts for cranky babies
giftsplushsound machineTop 5toys

Looking for last minute gifts for your little one?  I handpicked my favorite five gifts that comfort and soothe, promoting better sleep for baby.  And, we all know a sleeping baby is the greatest gift of all, right!?! Cloud b Twilight Constellation Night Light myBaby Soundspa Lullaby Sound Machine MAM

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Kids Tablets under 200
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    1. Tabeo 7 Inch Kids Tablet $199.99 2. LeapFrog LeapPad2 Explorer $99 3. MEEP! Android 4.0 Kids Tablet $150 4. Fuhu NABI 7-Inch Tablet$199.99 5. VTech InnoTab 2 Tablet $69.99  

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top nursery must haves
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1. Bobee Diaper Caddy – $50 2.  Hingmade Custom Mobile – $100 3.  Ubbi Diaper Pail – $80 4.  Nook LilyPad Playmat – $120 5.  Pop & Lolli Wall Decals – $60+

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eco-friendlyrecycled materialssportssummerTop 5toys

1.  Haba Sand and Water Workshop Beach Toys $19.79  2.  SandSac Canvas Sand Bucket $16 3.  Green Toys EcoSaucer Flying Disc  $6  4.   Zoe b Anti-Plastic Beach Toys $19.99  5.  Senda Athletica Fair Trade Rio Futsal  $35.99 

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gifts for dad
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Every man is different so coming up with a Top 5 round up for Father’s Day gifts is a difficult task.  I tried, I really did, and then decided just to break it up into a trilogy, Chef Dad being the first.  I love Chefy Dads; who doesn’t?  With these

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Easter Eggshell DIY projects vases votives planter
craftsdecoreasterholidayrecycled materialsspringTop 5

With Easter passed, it’s time to de-bunny the house.  While a lot of your existing decor will still work for the next couple months, there’s a good chance a lot won’t.  It’s easy to put your bunny blinders on preparing for Easter festivities.  Now is the time to simply focus

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Easter Egg designs games
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This year I’ve really wanted to take out Easter Eggs to a whole new level.  This had me scouring Pinterest and favorite blogs looking for ideas and inspiration.  Apparently, lots of others had the same desire because I found great tutorials everywhere.  Think outside the box this year for non-traditional

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beautymake upmommust havenailcareskincareTop 5

When it comes to my cosmetic bag there are 5 items that I do not leave my house without. It is one thing to have a stockpile of make-up at home, but to have a purse or giant cosmetic bag overflowing with make-up is just plain out of control. How much makeup is

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sustainable seafood
eco-friendlysustainableTop 5

The Monterey Bay Aquarium is an amazing force that strives to save our sea life and make people aware of their impact.  An easy way to help is to simply eat sustainably while avoiding the unsustainable. What this means is that the sustainable fish are abundant, not overfished, and are

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