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This time of year kids can often become trapped indoors due to the weather, be it snow or rain.  Here in Palm Springs it has been dumping snow on the mountains and we’ve taken every opportunity to partake in snowball fights and snow angels, but my gosh, the rain here

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capri sun for kids hiking
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This week our family hiked the Palm Springs desert and stayed hydrated with Capri Sun as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #CapriSunMomFactor We do a lot of hiking around the Coachella Valley in which we live, even during the summer.  We beat the heat with sunblock, breathable clothing

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kleenex and allergies

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Kleenex but all my opinions are my own. #KleenexAllergy #pmedia Allergies.  I’m stuffed up, my eyes are so itchy I can’t keep my contacts in and I’m sneezing right and left, but am

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the wonderbag review

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Wonderbag, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #WonderBag The Wonderbag is an electricity-free slowcooker that is empowering women and saving the environment, not to mention creating delicious meals.  Brain child of

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i promise not to suffer review in_the_know_mom

I often write for cathartic reasons.  Without this way of releasing my life details and feelings, the possibility of a self implosion is great.  I got the impression that Gail Storey writes for the same reason.  This memoir, I Promise Not To Suffer, tracks the 2,663 miles Storey and her

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backyard safari outfitters review

Summer is here and it is time to get outside.  Backyard Safari Outfitters has just what your kids need to explore the uncharted grasses and trees of the wild backyard. We just moved into a house with a yard after a very long year in a Los Angeles apartment building. 

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my outdoor alphabet onesies
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Not long ago I brought Mountain Mama to you, a maternity line that caters to the adventurous types, the run, jump and climb types that happen to be pregnant.  Naturally, these women will be having little babies with the same get up and go drive that takes them to new

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alite designs monarch chair

Lightweight does not begin to explain the Monarch Chair, as it only weighs 21 ounces, yet it holds up to 250 lbs.  Great to keep in the car trunk, the Monarch Chair should go everywhere with you: camping, park, concerts, hanging out at a bbq…any place you might need a

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Joovy Foocot review

With back to school season approaching, we are gearing up for new friends and lots of sleepovers.  Whether your child is having company over, or they are the company elsewhere, the Joovy Foocot is the perfect pop-up cot. The Joovy Foocot proves useful in many different situations starting with nap

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Birthday PartycampingcraftsDIY

I’m a little birthday party obsessed. I saw “Camp Bella” birthday party created for Bella by her talented mother, Wendy, and had to share it with you all. Such a fun and wonderful birthday party for a small group of girls. Check out all of the fun photos on her site

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