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A Memorial Day Birthday

It was 2003, and I did not know any better.  I had an occasion to celebrate, so I drafted a letter.  I wrote it, and bound it, and sealed it with a kiss. I drove it over to the post office, rushed, my deadline not to miss.  My note never made it on time, I […]

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5 Online Delivery Services for Busy Moms

Don’t have time to shop? To busy to shop? I feel ya. Plus I don’t like to shop. Holiday rush at the mall? No thank you, that sounds like a nightmare. Online delivery services became my saviors this past year. Going to school while working full-time didn’t leave much space for shopping anyway, so I […]

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Shop PDX 2016: A Guide to Local Holiday Gifts and Giveaways

Portland Moms Blog thanks the hand-picked sponsors below who partnered with us for this year’s shopPDX guide. It is our hope that these fun ideas will encourage you to shop small, shop local, and shopPDX this holiday season!With Christmas just weeks away, we’ve made our gift list, checked it twice, and are thrilled to share it […]

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20 Things My Kids Don’t Realize They Should be Grateful For

Thanksgiving is here! Social media channels are filled with gratitude, “thankfulness challenges,” and butter-laden recipes. Families are preparing to gather around golden turkeys and pumpkin pie to share this year’s, “I am grateful for             .” Now that I have four of my own children sitting around our grocery-store-harvested dinner, I […]

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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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