Preschool Learning Games for Kids
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LEARNING GAMES FOR KIDS

Preschool learning games for kids ages 2 3 4 5 and 6. Colors and Numbers | Sorting Games | Basic Math | Counting | Addition | Subtraction | Learning Games | Homeschool | Preschool | Kindergarten | spelling | organizer | learning | back to school | learn to spell | teaching | puzzles | critical thinking | motor skills

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Morning Skincare Routine | 3 minute skincare regimen
BEAUTY

Morning Skincare Routine

My morning skincare routine. A 3 minute skin care regimen that has my skin looking the best it has ever looked. My skin is almost flawless. Using Bliss products, Bobbi Brown, Tula, Kiehl’s, Lavish Lash, SuperGoop and Lancome.

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Beach Trip Packing List during COVID-19 Pandemic. Everything you need to pack for the beach and to sanitize your accommodations.
TRAVEL TIPS

Beach Vacation PACKING LIST (DURING COVID)

Everything you need to pack for your beach vacation during COVID. Here’s a full packing list to make sure you don’t miss anything that you’ll need for the beach or even to sanitize your accommodations. Make sure you check off everything on this list before going on your summer beach getaway.

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AT HOME MATERNITY PHOTOS - how to take them and inspiration for a maternity photoshoot in your house and nursery
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at home maternity photos

Simple at home maternity photo shoot, using windows with good lighting and the trees outside. I wore 3 different bump hugging outfits, including a whimsical flower crown for my pregnancy photos.

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quarantine activities for kids and toddlers during the stay at home order
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FUN ACTIVITIES TO DO WITH YOUR KIDS DURING THE STAY AT HOME ORDER

We are living in unprecedented times and everyone’s lives have changed. People are working from home if they were lucky enough not to lose their jobs, children are being home schooled (or learning virtually), travel plans have been cancelled, as have all gatherings and events. This has affected every one of us in one way or another. Beyond all the physical changes, the virus has really affected all of us emotionally. We are filled with fear, anxiety and uncertainty about our future. I constantly think of the Maya Angelou’s quote: “If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” We can stay home and do our part, however we cannot control the spread of this virus. What we can do is worry about our mindset. The best thing we can do at this point is take it one day at a time and focus on finding happiness in the small things.  I don’t know if I’ll be stuck at home for another month or another year, but I do know that I will be home with my daughter tomorrow and I can spend the day worrying about the virus or I can make the best of the day with my daughter. I […]

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FARMHOUSE CHIC BATHROOM RENOVATION - full bathroom makeover using reclaimed wood and vintage details. by the traveling red
HOME RENOVATIONS

Bathroom Renovation: Farmhouse Style

Turned a boring old bathroom into a dreamy farmhouse bathroom without spending a lot of money. A new vanity, mirrors, lighting and decor make for a brand new farmhouse chic bathroom. I have included links to all of the items purchased in this makeover project.

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toddler gift guide for the holidays
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TODDLER HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

With the holidays quickly approaching I’ve gotten so many requests for links to Charlie’s favorite toys, so I’ve decided to put together a whole gift guide for toddlers. If you have a toddler to shop for, boy or girl, here’s plenty of ideas at all price points. They are all from Amazon so they’re super easy to shop and they include free shipping for prime members. LEARNING TOYS Educational toys are always my favorite. I love that my daughter gets excited to learn and we have a great time doing it. Here are some of our favorites… SHAPE SORTER- The Melissa & Doug Take-Along Shape Sorter helps little ones practice their colors, shapes and spacial recognition. The best part is this one comes in a soft carry case and it’s only $17. Click here to buy it. STACKING CUBES– My daughter was obsessed with her stacking cubes. They taught her how to stack and her numbers up to 10. But I can’t lie, her favorite part was watching them tumble when she knocked down the full stack. This set is $15. Click here to buy. FOAM LETTERS & NUMBERS– This is the best bath time toy. These foam letters and […]

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