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planning for fire safety as a family

October 12, 2018
First Alert The Super Prepared Family

Thank you First Alert for sponsoring this post. October is Fire Prevention Month – practice safety in numbers to ensure your family’s super prepared too! I know a lot of people don’t like to think about disasters and I don’t LIKE it either. But I do like knowing my entire family is prepared in the event of an emergency. To make talking to your family less intimidating and…

9 reasons to consider a home security system

October 8, 2018
Mom playing with two kids in living room

This post is sponsored by Per Mar Security Systems. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I LOVE our home security system. I have never, ever felt as comfortable in my home as I have now that we have our security system. There are so many reasons I wanted to feel better protected. It’s not just about stuff, it’s about protecting our children and our pets. Having a…

why you should let your toddler help with chores

August 27, 2018
Get kids involved in chores and cleaning

This post is sponsored by Bona but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.Back in June, my brother sent me a link to a story about getting your children to help around the house without resenting it. The title of the article was interesting to me because both of my kids show an interest in helping around the house, Ben loves to clean the kitchen floor…

one year with our home security system

August 1, 2018
Per Mar Home Security System

This post is sponsored by Per Mar Security Systems. All thoughts and opinions are my own. It has been just over one year that we’ve had our home security system. I am so happy we finally got one! It was something I had always wanted because I am the person who analyzes every little noise I hear. And I typically wake Jason up to ask if he heard…

2018 target one day sale faves

July 17, 2018

The links in this post contain affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link.  Well thank God I didn’t spend ALL of my money on Prime Day (since their website kept crashing) because now I have money to shop what I’ll call TARGET DAY. And holy moly, there are just so many good things! The giant round,…

summer nights

July 3, 2018
Backyard July 2018

The fourth of July is only a day away and we are feeling the heat! When it’s still 85° at 7PM, you throw on the (matching) swimsuits and play in the water table. Our backyard is completely shaded by the late afternoon, so it’s awesome to be able to head out there without having to spend 12098 minutes slathering on sunscreen. Watching these two play together is so…

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