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Costco Mom Hour: How to Host Holidays Without Killing Your Food Budget

This post is sponsored by Costco. Since we think Costco is pretty awesome, we’re thrilled to partner with them! Not a Costco member? Get excited. As part of the upcoming Costco Mom Hour event, Costco is offering an AMAZING DEAL on membership! Head to the bottom of this post for more info. The holidays are […]

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18 Signs You’re a Portland Mom in the Fall

This season in Portland brings shorter rainy days, soccer games, and pumpkin everything. Here are 18 signs you might be a Portland mom in the fall: 1. The first soccer game fell on a glorious 85-degree-day in August. You worked on your tan on the sidelines (just kidding, we’re Portlanders so we wear sunscreen). The season’s last game takes place on a dark, dreary […]

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What Will You Do with the Time?!

My kids are now both in school. Full time. All day. And by full time, I mean six hours. Which is enough time to do exactly 78% of each job that I currently hold. Housekeeper, chauffeur (via bike, I do live in Portland after all), personal chef to the stars my family, parent, and volunteer extraordinaire at […]

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6 Truths About Pinterest Moms

‘Pinterest moms’ has become a phenomenon that can make people cringe no matter what you think on the matter. Pinterest is often referred to as an online magazine, where instead of making doggie ears on the pages you love, you can pin your favorite ideas online! So, it raises the question, when did we start […]

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Set Time Limits on Technology with Screen

If your family is like mine, monitoring your kids’ screen time and media exposure throughout the week is a constant worry. With schools now utilizing technology like iPads more often, our kids are spending multiple hours looking at a screen every day. Learning time aside, they are sitting in front of television and playing video games in […]

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