Littlest Pet Shop Party Playdate

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My girls and I LOVE inviting friends over to play. We really love excuses to create fun snacks and play with toys! This is why we were so excited to throw a Littlest Pet Shop party! We were sent a few Style Sets to play with along with their newest movie: The Littlest Pet Shop: Sweetest Pets.

I wanted a snack that would be perfect for our party, so I made “Puppy Chow” for the girls! This is a simple snack that only requires four ingredients: chocolate chips, peanut butter, Rice chex cereal, and powdered sugar. Melt the chocolate and peanut butter together, pour in cereal, mix well. Shake in bag of powered sugar! So simple!

I worked on putting togeter the style sets while the girls were enjoying their puppy chow. It took a bit longer then I expected to put together, as there are lots of little pieces to be popped out. (This is good info for you to know if you are planning to give one of these adorable gifts for Christmas!) The girls gladly played with the pets alone while I worked quickly. Once I had the shops put together they were set! They played and played! I loved watching them play and imagine, technology FREE!

The DVD was a great closure to our afternoon of fun! This movie came with a coloring sheet and the story was easy for the kids to follow. Blythe Baxter moves into an apartment above the Littlest Pet Shop. She quickly learns that she can talk to the pets… and they can talk back! This movie is full of their wild adventures!

Head over to read more about The Littlest Pet Shops on their website.

I even talked the girls into making a quick little video playing! Enjoy!

Be a Mamarazzi and win big this Halloween #BRUHalloween

#BRUHalloween @babiesrus

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You are probably thinking that your little one is the cutest little costumed baby out there this Halloween, right? It’s so fun to dress them up and doll them out! I recently attended a Babies R Us Halloween event and got to enjoy some Pampers discounts and treats instore. (You will have to watch my blog next year for the dates, so you don’t miss it!) While at the event, we had opportunities to take picts with different characters (like Geoffery!), make handprints and foot prints of the little ones and so much more! It was a lot of fun!

Win Big:

Thru 10/31: Share your baby’s Halloween photo with #BRUHalloween or enter at http://j.babiesrus.com/BRUHalloween for a chance to win a $1,000 Babies”R”Us Gift Card! What would you buy with $1000 gift card? I’m thinking Pampers would be a great choice…

Five reasons that Halloween is not as bad as you think…

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When I think about Halloween, I think about CANDY! Reeses specifically…and Whoppers. I love both of those. I don’t always think about the good things that Halloween offers…but today in this post, I am!

Here are five things that I think Halloween offers us that is great for our family!

1.) A chance to play dress up with our kids and act silly.

2.) A chance to get out and meet our neighbors.

3.) A chance to be technology free for a few hours.

4.) A chance to exercise. You don’t think of it as exercise while you are walking around the neighborhood, but it definitely is! I wore more Fitbit last year and was amazed by the amount of steps that I got in!

5.) And last, it’s a chance to make memories as a family and set Halloween traditions. Last year I did a post about our Halloween traditions… it involves the Tooth Fairy…so go read about it!

Pay it Forward with Sandals Foundation #BeachesMoms

Sandals Foundation: Donate Now!

 

If you are reading this post then you have WAY more then some in this world. I am a true believer that it is better to give then it is to receive. During the holidays my family is very intentional to give back but we don’t think about ways we can give back through out the year.

While at a recent conference, I got to learn a lot about Sandals Foundation. This is a really cool foundation because 100% off the funds go to under resourced families. The Sandals Foundation funds projects in the Caribbean in three core areas: community, education and the environment. All administrative and management costs associated with the Sandals Foundation are supported by Sandals Resorts International, therefore 100 percent of all funds raised by the Foundation go directly to programs benefitting the Caribbean community.

While at Beaches I did not journey around the island to see what living conditions were like, but just driving from the airport to the resort, I saw very sad looking living situations. I got to participate in donating school supplies and back packs. I also got to meet two girls who have benefitted from this awesome foundation.

Give back! Click on the link above (in the picture) to make a donation! Anything helps!

Cici’s Pizza: Yummy changes headed our way!

Today I got to enjoy some time at Cici’s Pizza learning about new changes that are on the way! Their new pizza will be in stores starting Nov. 2nd! Here is a short video I did, capturing the upcoming changes!

@cicispizza has some new updates! #BetterBelieveIt

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They will be adding MORE pepporonis per pizza, zestier sauce, less crust around the edges, and garlic butter on the crust! I got to try some today and it was fantastic. I also got to make a pizza for my family to enjoy! It was so easy and so much fun!

Cici’s Pizza is my husbands favorite place to take the kids when I am out of town! They go and everyone leaves happy and very full!

Make sure to sign up on their Cici’s Pizza Perks for great offers!

Pay it Forward with Spirit Halloween Shops

*I was sent a giftcard to pick up a few Halloween themed items in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own and are honest!

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We love dressing up and having fun on Halloween in our house! We make a big deal about it being a time to have fun and visit with friends and family. My girls have had their costumes picked out for a few months, but Steve and I didn’t…until yesterday when I shopped at Spirit Halloween! Here is what we picked out! Easy and fun!

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Until this year, I didn’t know there were ways for my kids to give back during this holiday. We do donate candy to various places, but this is something bigger! Maybe you didn’t know either. Have you heard about Spirit Halloween’s philanthropic Spirit of Children program? The Spirit of Children program brings fun and funding to hospitals across the country for children who otherwise would not be able to celebrate Halloween. To date, Spirit of Children has raised more than $359,093 for Children’s Medical Center, which has funded a variety of resources for the hospital including music and art therapy programs, aid in purchasing games and toys for patients, and assistance in funding additional services such as hospital playgrounds, so kids can leave their room and spend time with their peers. Hospitals in the Dallas area that will benefit from the funds raised include Children’s Medical Center.

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When visiting a Spirit Halloween location, you can donate as little as $1. This year Spirit of Children’s goal is to raise $5.2 million nationally, bringing its total contribution to $21 million.

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If you want to take home a fun bracelet, then donate $2! You can also donate online here!

25 Days of Christmas Shows

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Monday, December 1

(4:00–5:00 PM ET/PT) JACK FROST (1979)
(5:00–6:00 PM ET/PT) Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
(8:00–10:00 PM ET/PT) ELF
(10:00 PM–12:00 AM ET/PT) The Santa Clause
(12:00–1:00 AM ET/PT)Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
(1:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) JACK FROST (1979)

Tuesday, December 2

(4:00–6:00 PM ET/PT) Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July
(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) ELF
(8:00–10:00 PM ET/PT) The Santa Clause
(10:00 PM–12:00 AM ET/PT) The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) Prancer

Wednesday, December 3

(5:00–7:00 PM ET/PT) Prancer
(7:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) The Polar Express
(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) A Very Brady Christmas

Thursday, December 4

(5:00–6:00 PM ET/PT) Rudolph’s Shiny New Year
(6:00–7:00 PM ET/PT) The Year Without a Santa Claus
(7:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) The Polar Express
(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) Disney’s A Christmas Carol
(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) Snow

Friday, December 5

(5:00–6:00 PM ET/PT) The Year Without a Santa Claus
(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) Disney’s A Christmas Carol
(8:00–10:30 PM ET/PT) Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas
(10:30–11:30 PM ET/PT) Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
(11:30 PM–2:00 AM ET/PT) – FRED CLAUS

Saturday, December 6

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) All I Want for Christmas
(9:00–11:00 AM ET/PT) A Dennis the Menace Christmas
(11:00 AM–1:30 PM ET/PT) FRED CLAUS
(1:30-2:00 PM ET/PT) Frosty’s Winter Wonderland
(2:00-4:00 PM ET/PT) The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
(4:00-6:30 PM ET/PT) Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas
(6:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) TOY STORY 3
(9:00-11:00 PM ET/PT) ARTHUR CHRISTMAS – Network Television Premiere!
(11:00 PM–1:00 AM ET/PT)The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
(1:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) JACK FROST (1979)

Sunday, December 7

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) A Dennis the Menace Christmas
(9:00-9:30 AM ET/PT) The Little Drummer Boy
(9:30 AM–11:30 AM ET/PT) Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July
(11:30 AM–1:30 PM ET/PT) ARTHUR CHRISTMAS
(1:30-3:30PM ET/PT) JACK FROST (1998)
(3:30–5:30 PM ET/PT) The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause
(5:30–8:00 PM ET/PT) TOY STORY 3
(8:00–8:30 PM ET/PT) TOY STORY THAT TIME FORGOT – ABC FAMILY PREMIERE
(8:30–10:30 PM ET/PT) ELF
(10:30–11:00 PM ET/PT) TOY STORY THAT TIME FORGOT
(11:00 PM–12:00 AM ET/PT) The Year Without a Santa Claus

Monday, December 8

(5:00–6:00 PM ET/PT) The Year Without a Santa Claus
(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) ELF
(8:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) THE FOSTERS – NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE!
(9:00–10:00 PM ET/PT) SWITCHED AT BIRTH – NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE!
(10:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
(12:00–1:00 AM ET/PT) THE FOSTERS
(1:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) SWITCHED AT BIRTH

Tuesday, December 9

(5:00–5:30 PM ET/PT)Frosty’s Winter Wonderland
(5:30–6:00 PM ET/PT) Mickey’s Christmas Carol
(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) THE LITTLE MERMAID
(8:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) PRETTY LITTLE LIARS – NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE!
(9:00–10:00 PM ET/PT) CHASING LIFE – NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE!
(10:00-11:00 PM ET/PT) Rudolph’s Shiny New Year
(12:00–1:00 AM ET/PT) PRETTY LITTLE LIARS
(1:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) CHASING LIFE

Wednesday, December 10

(4:00–6:00 PM ET/PT) THE LITTLE MERMAID
(6:00–7:00 PM ET/PT) The Year Without a Santa Claus
(7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) Baby Daddy
(7:30–8:00 PM ET/PT)Melissa & Joey
(8:00–8:30 PM ET/PT) Melissa & Joey – NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE!
(8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) Baby Daddy – NEW HOLIDAY EPISODE!
(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
(12:00–12:30 AM ET/PT) Melissa & Joey
(12:30–1:00 AM ET/PT) Baby Daddy

Thursday, December 11

(5:00–7:00 PM ET/PT) JACK FROST (1998)
(7:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) Scrooged
(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) The Mistle-tones

Friday, December 12

(4:30–5:30 PM ET/PT) JACK FROST (1979)
(5:30–7:30 PM ET/PT) Scrooged
(7:30–9:30 PM ET/PT) The Santa Clause
(9:30 PM–12:00 AM ET/PT) MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET (1994)
(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) Holiday in Handcuffs

Saturday, December 13

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) Unlikely Angel
(9:00–11:00 AM ET/PT) The Mistle-tones
(11:00 AM–1:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE 3
(1:00–3:00 PM ET/PT) Prancer
(3:00–5:30 PM ET/PT) MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET(1994)
(5:30–6:00 PM ET/PT) Mickey’s Christmas Carol
(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) The Santa Clause
(8:00–10:00 PM ET/PT) National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
(10:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
(11:00–11:30 PM ET/PT)Mickey’s Christmas Carol
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Sunday, December 14

(7:00–9:30 AM ET/PT) MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET (1994)
(9:30–11:30 AM ET/PT) Disney’s A Christmas Carol
(11:30 AM–1:30 PM ET/PT) JACK FROST (1998)
(1:30–4:00 PM ET/PT) FRED CLAUS
(4:00–6:00 PM ET/PT) National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
(6:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas
(9:00 PM–12:00 AM ET/PT) Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas

Monday, December 15

(4:30–7:00 PM ET/PT) WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
(7:00-7:30 PM ET/PT) Disney’s Prep & Landing
(7:30–8:00 PM ET/PT) Disney’s Prep & Landing: NAUGHTY VS. NICE
(8:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) The Year Without a Santa Claus
(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) The Polar Express
(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) Santa Baby

Tuesday, December 16

(2:00–4:30 PM ET/PT) WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
(4:30-6:30 PM ET/PT) Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July
(6:30–8:30 PM ET/PT) The Polar Express
(8:30–11:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE
(12:00-2:00 AM ET/PT) Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe

Wednesday, December 17

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) Holidaze
(9:00–11:00 AM ET/PT) Santa Baby
(11:00 AM–1:00 PM ET/PT) Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe
(1:00–3:00 PM ET/PT) Disney’s A Christmas Carol
(3:00–4:30 PM ET/PT) Mickey’s Twice Upon a Christmas
(4:30–5:30 PM ET/PT) The Year Without a Santa Claus
(5:30–6:30 PM ET/PT) Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
(6:30–9:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE
(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) The Santa Clause
(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) Christmas Cupid

Thursday, December 18

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) Christmas Cupid
(9:00–11:00 AM ET/PT) Unlikely Angel
(11:00 AM–1:00 PM ET/PT) 12 Dates of Christmas
(1:00–3:00 PM ET/PT) Holiday in Handcuffs
(3:00–5:00 PM ET/PT) Prancer
(5:00–6:30 PM ET/PT) MICKEY’S ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS
(6:30–8:30 PM ET/PT) The Santa Clause
(8:30–11:00 PM ET/PT) FRED CLAUS
(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) Holiday in Handcuffs

Friday, December 19

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) DESPERATELY SEEKING SANTA
(9:00–11:00 AM ET/PT) Unaccompanied Minors
(11:00–11:30 AM ET/PT) Mickey’s Christmas Carol
(11:30 AM–1:30 PM ET/PT) Prancer
(1:30–3:30 PM ET/PT) JACK FROST (1998)
(3:30–6:00 PM ET/PT) FRED CLAUS
(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE
(8:00–10:00 PM ET/PT) ELF
(10:00 PM–12:00 AM ET/PT) National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) Scrooged

Saturday, December 20

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) THE DOG WHO SAVED CHRISTMAS VACATION
(9:00–11:00 AM ET/PT) Santa Buddies: THE LEGEND OF SANTA PAWS
(11:00 AM–12:00 PM ET/PT) The Year Without a Santa Claus
(12:00–2:00 PM ET/PT) Arthur Christmas
(2:00–4:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE
(4:00–6:00 PM ET/PT) National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
(6:00–8:00 PM ET/PT) ELF
(8:00–10:30 PM ET/PT) Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas
(10:30 PM–1:00 AM ET/PT) HOME ALONE
(1:00-2:00 AM ET/PT) A MISER BROTHERS’ CHRISTMAS

Sunday, December 21

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) Santa Buddies: THE LEGEND OF SANTA PAWS
(9:00–11:00 AM ET/PT) Arthur Christmas
(11:00 AM–1:00 PM ET/PT) RICHIE RICH’S CHRISTMAS WISH
(1:00-1:30 PM ET/PT) The Little Drummer Boy
(1:30-2:00 PM ET/PT) NESTOR, THE LONG EARED CHRISTMAS DONKEY
(2:00-3:00 PM ET/PT) Rudolph’s Shiny New Year
(3:00–4:00 PM ET/PT) Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
(4:00–5:00 PM ET/PT) The Year Without a Santa Claus
(5:00–7:30 PM ET/PT) Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas
(7:30–10:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE
(10:00 PM–12:00 AM ET/PT) The Polar Express

Monday, December 22

(7:00–9:00 AM ET/PT) RICHIE RICH’S CHRISTMAS WISH
(9:00–11:00 AM ET/PT) A Dennis the Menace Christmas
(11:00 AM–1:00 PM ET/PT) Unlikely Angel
(1:00–3:00 PM ET/PT) Snowglobe
(3:00–5:00 PM ET/PT) The Mistle-tones
(5:00–5:30 PM ET/PT) Frosty’s Winter Wonderland
(5:30-6:30 PM ET/PT) Rudolph’s Shiny New Year
(6:30–7:30 PM ET/PT) Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town
(7:30–8:30 PM ET/PT) The Year Without a Santa Claus
(8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT) TOY STORY THAT TIME FORGOT
(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) The Santa Clause
(12:00-2:00 AM ET/PT) Rudolph and Frosty’s Christmas in July

Tuesday, December 23

(7:00–8:30 AM ET/PT) MICKEY’S ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS
(8:30–10:30 AM ET/PT) Christmas Cupid
(10:30 AM–12:30 PM ET/PT) Santa Baby
(12:30–2:30 PM ET/PT) Santa Baby 2: Christmas Maybe
(2:30–4:30 PM ET/PT) Holiday in Handcuffs
(4:30–6:30 PM ET/PT) The Santa Clause
(6:30-7:00 PM ET/PT) TOY STORY THAT TIME FORGOT
(7:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE
(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT)The Polar Express
(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) Arthur Christmas

Wednesday, December 24

(7:00-7:30 AM ET/PT) Mickey’s Christmas Carol
(7:30–9:30 AM ET/PT) Arthur Christmas
(11:00 AM-1:00 PM) Snow
(1:00 PM-3:00 PM ET/PT) JACK FROST
(3:00–5:00 PM ET/PT) The Polar Express
(5:00–7:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE
(7:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) ELF
(12:00–2:00 AM ET/PT) Scrooged

Thursday, December 25

(7:00–7:30 AM ET/PT) Frosty’s Winter Wonderland
(7:30–8:00 AM ET/PT) The Little Drummer Boy
(8:00–8:30 AM ET/PT) NESTOR, THE LONG EARED CHRISTMAS DONKEY
(8:30–9:00 AM ET/PT) Twas the night before Christmas
(9:00–9:30 AM ET/PT) Mickey’s Christmas Carol
(11:00 AM–1:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE
(1:00-2:00 PM ET/PT) Rudolph’s Shiny New Year
(2:00–3:00 PM ET/PT) Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town

(3:00–4:00 PM ET/PT) THE YEAR WITHOUT A SANTA CLAUS
(4:00–4:30 PM ET/PT) Disney’s Prep & Landing
(4:30–5:00 PM ET/PT) Disney’s Prep & Landing: NAUGHTY VS. NICE
(5:00–7:00 PM ET/PT) National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
(7:00–9:00 PM ET/PT) ELF
(9:00–11:00 PM ET/PT) HOME ALONE
(12:00 AM–2:00 AM ET/PT) HOME ALONE 3

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How to Have a fun Princess Slumber Party!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #DisneyBeauties

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I have three girls! This means that we have princess stuff all over the house! We’ve had Princess makeovers, Princess slumber Parties, Princess Fashion shows and more. I know tons about Disney princesses, way more then I ever dreamed I would know. Infact, here are a few facts that maybe you don’t know:

Aurora is the only true blonde Disney Princess
Cinderella wears a woman’s shoe size 4.5
Snow White makes an appearance in Aladdin
Snow White was only 14

We have had several princess parties through the years, sleepovers included! It’s fun to have themed parties! Since Sleeping Beauty DVD just came out of the vault, I knew this was the perfect time to throw another Princess Party! This time it would be Maci’s first (mock) Sleepover party!

We invited a few of her first grade friends and began the planning process! We went to Walmart as I know they have a great selection of princess decor and party supplies.Screen Shot 2014-10-13 at 11.26.37 PM

We started in the halloween section and bought a few dresses! Prices just right at $9.99! We then went to the party supply area and found a few fun wall decorations! We bought the castle backdrop which came with props.

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We also got this fun chandler, and photo back drop to hang! We picked up a few other American Greetings items such as princess themed plates and napkins!

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We headed over to the electronics section to grab the newly released special edition Sleeping Beauty combo back (only available at Walmart!) this one has a bonus DVD!

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We were set! Now off to plan our festive princess food! My friend Megan makes the most perfect cake pops so we enlisted her to make some fun Sleeping beauty cake pops!

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Since we knew we would be watching sleeping beauty, we wanted a popcorn treat! We bought pink chocolate melts while at Walmart and stired the freshly popped popcorn in it! Princess pink popcorn was perfect for the movie!

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Every princess party needs a craft! We bought foam shaped tiaras and letters! Each girl decorated their own tiara! We also did a princess dance! A few years ago I downloaded the princess dance and it was perfect for our dress up and move play time!

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To transition from one thing to the next, my 2nd grader read a princess story to the girls!

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Of course we had to pose for some fun pictures before heading out!

If you are looking to host a fun princess party, feel free to copy my party from up above! The girls loved watching the sleeping beauty and the fun dress up play! Currently for the month of Oct, check to see if your local Walmart store has tear pad coupons on the American Greetings Princess party supplies, good for $3 off any $10 purchase of Disney-themed Party Goods supplies!

ENDED: Baby’s First Halloween Fun at Babies“R”Us on Oct. 18th

P&G gave me a giveaway pack for this post. All opinions are my own and are honest.

I love Halloween! My kids get to dress up and I get to spoil all of the neighbor kids with treats! It’s so much fun! I also love that I get to play dress up with my girls! Does your family have Halloween Traditions?
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If you are looking for something fun to help get you excited about Halloween, then check out this FREE instore event at Babies“R”Us! Sponsored by both Babies“R”Us and Pampers, enjoy some Baby’s First Halloween fun on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 10 a.m.  All Babies“R”Us stores nationwide will be hosting a FREE in-store Halloween event for moms to celebrate Halloween with their babies! The events will include:
  •          Craft time where you and your baby can design a personal trick-or-treat bag
  •          A parade around the store where you and your baby can show of your Halloween costume
  •          Halloween story time where you can sit with other moms and babies and listen to a story from Highlights magazine
While you are instore, check out their awesome selection of Halloween costumes and don’t forget to stock up on Pampers Diapers! You don’t want any leaks while you are out enjoying your Halloween fun.
Score a deal with Pampers, with these great offers:
Get a FREE $10 Gift Card when you buy any two Pampers super packs of diapers. (valid 10/12-10/18)
Plus buy any Pampers value box of wipes for only $19.99. (REG $23.99) (valid 10/3-10/23)

Giveaway:

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I know you will want to enter this fun giveaway! To enter, simply follow me on Facebook or Twitter, then share this post on either FB or Twitter and then drop your share link in the comments for me! Giveaway ends on 10/20 at 5PM CST.
Giveaway includes:
  •        Pampers wipes
  •        $75 gift card to Babies “R” Us
  •        1 Year subscription to Highlights magazine
  •        1 Highlights book
  •        A Halloween trick-or-treat tote bag

Also, from 10/15-10/31: Share your baby’s Halloween photo with #BRUHalloween or enter at http://j.babiesrus.com/BRUHalloween for a chance to win a $1,000 Babies”R”Us Gift Card!

Enter to win $1000 with Jif To Go

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence-Central for Jif To Go Dippers. I received a sample to facilitate my review and a thank you item for participating.

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Have you seen these new Jif To Go® Dippers in store yet? This new convenient snack is the perfect all-in-one portable snack and comes in two varieties:  Creamy Peanut Butter with Pretzels and Chocolate Silk Peanut Butter & Chocolate Flavored Spread with Pretzels. 

I found some at my local Family Dollar! I bought a few because they are perfect for keeping in my purse for easy snacks on the go! The protein in the peanut butter keeps little tummies feeling full. And personally, I LOVE chocolate covered pretzels and this looked like the perfect way to have my chocolate fix. I have put a few in our soccer bag and in our basketball bags as well. These will also be a great addition to our snack boxes that we take on our road trips.

Go here to find which store near you carries them. I found them near the peanut butter in my store. They were sold in singles. I did not see an option to buy them in bulk. I hope that Costco or Sam’s gets them in bulk soon though because I need to buy bigger quantities.

Fun Sweeps to Enter:

Now and thru October 1, 2014, Jif To Go is celebrating life on-the-go by asking fans to share a picture of how they get going in the #GetGoing photo promotion.  Fans can enter each week for a chance to win $1,000 to use for their next adventure.

For more information about this fun sweeps, read the details here, and follow the fun with Jif on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

*Note: The #GetGoing photo promotion is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 18 years of age and older. Void where prohibited. No purchase necessary. See Official Rules for complete details.