Awesome Target Finds Under $5: Part Two

Hey Everyone!

I had such a blast posting about my first bunch Target finds from Bullseye’s Playground, I just had to do another post. Plus, it gives me more of a reason to stroll through those wonderful little isles. With school still a few weeks away, Target is really focusing on school supplies for teachers and children. This works out great for me currently because my little one is home with me all day and my oldest only goes to preschool two days a week now. I am starting to teach my youngest numbers and letters while trying to keep my oldest up to date with his math and spelling.

My last post involved just about all children’s products and this one does too. That’s mom life for ya! Next time I am going to focus on us adults. I honestly cannot get over how inexpensive these products are.

 I am eager to use these products with my kids and I believe they are going to be a great implement for learning. Plus, they seem enjoyable also. It goes outside of the box instead of just writing in a notebook.

So, here is my recent finds.

 

Chalkboard Clock.

My four-year-old is really showing an interest in learning to tell time. He is always asking what time it is and also trying to figure it out on his own. This product is perfect for only $3. You can write the numbers on the wooden clock yourself and move the hands wherever you please to show various times of the day. I will have him practice moving the hands himself and have him try to guess the times I give also. We have it hung up by his bed so every morning and night he sets the time before getting out of bed.

 

 

Chalkboard Sign.

Perfect for my ‘Mommin’ on a Budget’ motto. Only $5 for a perfect ‘first day’ and ‘last day’ photo of each school year. I was honestly contemplating buying a pricey sign for one picture, but once I saw this I was sold. I can erase it each year and use it for the next. Money well spent! I am really excited to use the same board for every year my children go to school. When the graduate, I will make a cute collage of each year.

 

 

Learning Books.

Just $1 each, that is it! They have multiple books to choose from. We picked up addition, subtraction, and printing practice for my oldest. He enjoys practicing addition on his fingers, so I am hoping these will get him more involved with mathematics. The printing practice will keep him up with writing his letters while he is not at preschool.

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Alphabet Blocks.

These are for my girl, my youngest. I am so excited to start teaching her numbers and letters and these blocks will help tremendously! Since I am now staying home I do not foresee sending her to preschool any earlier than a year before kindergarten (maybe), so mama will be doing the teaching. She has already dug into them and enjoys playing with them, which is a plus. They also have adorable little pictures that you can match the letters to. You can get them for only $3!

 

 

Activity Paper Roll.

Thirty feet of fun! For only $3 you can hang this on your child’s wall and they can go to town with tracing numbers and letters, learning time, coloring, learning shapes, and plenty more! I am really going to take advantage of this for my oldest to help his spelling and time telling. I am going to have him trace his letters and then try to spell out words himself. I think he will really enjoy it.

 

Stay tuned for next month to see my next set of Target finds!

I hope you enjoy!

 

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I’m That Mom.

I’m that mom who lets her kids eat a few chips in the morning, so I can enjoy my coffee.

I’m that mom who lets her kids wear what they want even if they look ridiculous.

I’m that mom who lets her kids skip a bath for a night or two. (Sometimes three)

I’m that mom who packs the occasional Lunchable in her kid’s lunch box, because I don’t feel like making a sandwich.

I’m that mom who lets her kids watch TV or their tablet, so I can have some peace and quiet.

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I’m that mom who tells her kids no three times in a row but still gives in.

I’m that mom who lets her kids drink soda occasionally, because I know they like it.

I’m that mom who sometimes gives her kids sugar right before bed even though I know it will keep them up.

I’m that mom who bribes her kids to sit still and smile so I can get the occasional ‘perfect’ picture.

I’m that mom who spends unnecessary money on toys when I know the kids already have enough, then complains about how much money was spent.

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I’m that mom who will leave to go somewhere extra early because I know the kids will fall asleep in the car, and I can too for a little while.

I’m that mom who lets her kids hang in the other room unattended while I go get something.

I’m that mom who let’s her kids get filthy dirty while playing outside. (That’s what play clothes are for!)

I’m that mom who accepts that jumping in the pool is the same as a nightly bath during the summer.

I’m that mom who drops her kids off late to pre-school.

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I’m that mom who forgets to sign important forms that need to go back to school.

I’m that mom who promises she’ll do something for her kids ‘tomorrow’ but just hoping they forget.

I’m that mom who occasionally curses in front of her kids, and then tries to hide the laughing when they repeat me.

I’m that mom who tells her kids the police will come get them when they are doing something wrong.

I’m that mom who will take a picture of her kids failing at something before helping them, because it’s just too damn funny.

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I’m that mom who eats her sweets after the kids go to bed, so I don’t have to share.

I’m that mom who lets her children sleep in the clothes they had on all day, because they don’t feel like changing into pajama’s.

I’m that mom who occasionally scares her kids, because we get a good laugh out of it afterwards.

I’m that mom who will drive though McDonald’s to get her kids a Happy Meal, because I just don’t feel like cooking dinner.

I’m that mom who will throw some of her kids’ art work away because we already have so many already.

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No mom has their sh*t together. No mom has the most perfect well-behaved kids. No mom’s life is perfect. Mom’s screw up, mom’s make mistakes, mom’s just don’t give a sh*t sometimes. It’s life, it’s just how it goes. But when we tuck our kids in at night and hear the words “I love you”, in their eyes you’re doing it all right. I know mine think I am, no matter what kind of mom I am.

Do I think I’m a bad mom because of what I do? No. Do my kids still have manners and respect? Sure do.

I’m still one bad ass mama to my little’s.

What do you mama’s do sometimes, just because? I’d love to hear! We aren’t alone on this one. I honestly find it humorous to see what we all do. It’s a good thing to express because we all know that no mom is perfect!

 

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Awesome Target Finds for Kids: Under $5!

If you haven’t been through the Target ‘Bullseye’s Playground’ yet, you are missing out! I have found so many useful goodies in that little section for myself and for the kids. From house décor, to water bottles, to kid’s toys. It’s always an enjoyable surprise every time I visit the store. It’s always the first section we visit. Best part is, everything is $5 and under! You really can’t beat the prices of some of these knick-knacks.

We visited the store today, and since summer is half way over (unfortunately) and school will be back in session before we know it, I was able to pick up a ton of fun learning activities for the kids. I was honestly surprised how inexpensive these products were. I had to snag them up and share what I found. I’m sure I’ll be creating a part two to this post because I wanted to grab even more. Who knows, maybe it’ll be a monthly post, because you don’t even want to know how many items I usually walk away with.

This post is for the kids though. My son is only in pre-k this year two days a week, so he’s home with me a lot. I really want to make sure he keeps up with practicing what he learns in pre-k while also having some fun activities to do while we are at home.

Make Your Own Slime Kit. We opened this as soon as we arrived home. For only $3, this is an awesome craft to make! The kit comes with everything you need (besides hot water and two plastic cups). This was our first time making slime. So, with a failed attempt the first time, we had enough products to try a second time. It’s kept my kids occupied for hours. Mom win.

20 Count Modeling Clay. This twenty-piece set was only $3 and included 1 knife, 1 roller, 6 shaped cutters, and 12 clay sticks. It’s a great activity for children to be creative. The shaped cutters resemble animals so it can also be used as a learning activity for learning the colors of animals, or just for fun! If you want to make a purple giraffe, you do it!

26 Count Magnetic Numbers. For only $1! Yes, a DOLLAR! You get two of each letter 0-9 along with mathematical symbols. You can use these to help your children practice learning numbers, along with learning addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division! They stick great to the refrigerator or any metal you desire. I’m thinking of putting a metal board on my son’s wall in his room so he can practice whenever he wants. You can also use the back of the packaging to match the numbers to their outlines.

Dry Erase Lap Boards. These were also only $1! You really can’t beat it. These boards come with their own dry erase marker. The front is blank so children can use it to draw, write, or create whatever they wish. My favorite part of these boards is on the back. They have outlines of upper-case and lower-case letters along with numbers so children can practice writing their letters and numbers. If they mess up, they can just erase and try again. This is great for fun and learning.

Bubbles. While bubbles are usually inexpensive overall, my little one isn’t quite at the stage for mixing and creating things yet. She sure does love her bubbles though. To make it even better, it’s Minnie bubbles! She loves her some Minnie. These were only $3 and to my surprise it’s quite a large container of bubbles. They have multiple different characters to choose from.

Chips Clips. Okay, maybe this one is for mama, but for only $1 how can you resist! They are magnetic and come in different colors. I’m trying to teach my oldest who is four how to roll up chip bags and close them so they don’t become stale. These are perfect for that. Also, they are perfect for hanging art work from the kiddos on the fridge.

I am a Target mom for sure, and finding these steals make it even more exciting to visit each week! I’m excited to see what we find next time.

What Target finds have you found?

Keep checking back for more Bullseye’s Playground goodies we find!

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Our Visit to Long’s Park

 

I made a promise to myself that I wouldn’t be the mom who stays at home with her kids all day and sits around the house. I want to get them out, have them explore and learn new things. Most importantly I want to exhaust them! I want them so worn out that they don’t complain about going to bed at night. Wishful thinking about wanting to go to bed at night, but hey, I try!

Now, living on just about one income isn’t easy. We have bills to pay, groceries to buy, cars to fill with gas.

So, I have been researching a lot to find places that are either free or inexpensive to visit. I call it “Mommin’ on a Budget”.

Do not get me wrong, we will get our expensive amusement park days in, but that cannot happen every day of week when my son isn’t at Pre-K.

But, if you look hard enough, you’ll find some awesome places out there. Especially parks. I’m surprised with how many parks have awesome free activities for kids to do.

I came across Long’s Park on Google Maps while drinking my morning coffee. After reading the reviews, and looking at some pictures (I’m totally that mom that goes on Instagram and looks at all the tagged photos of that location just to get some insight on the place, don’t judge, it totally works), I wanted to take the kids there. It’s a huge 80-acre park with multiple activities for the kids to do… FOR FREE. We were loving it! I must mention that this park was super clean and well kept.

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So, here is what we enjoyed.

Petting Farm.

This was really neat! You walk through a large fenced in area where the animals just roam around you. No fences, no restrictions (except feeding the animals), nothing! The animals were very calm so you felt comfortable around them. There’s a variety of animals to see from roosters and chickens in their coop, to baby goats, and alpaca’s. Let’s not forget the pot belly pig that my youngest thought was the best. They have a washing station after you leave with soap, water, towels, and hand sanitizer. It’s very nicely kept. Only thing to remember is, you can’t bring strollers into the fenced in area, but we just sat ours right outside, no biggie.

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The Pond.

Such a clean, well-kept pond I must mention. They have a path you can use to walk around the entire pond which makes it super easy with a stroller. There is multiple benches (shaded and unshaded) to sit on. There’s a small bridge you can walk on that leads to a beautiful gazebo and a few picnic tables. Ducks, fish, and wildlife are all around you. One thing I honestly noticed was that there was barely any flies or gnats bothering you. Might be a coincidence, but it was nice to not have to keep swatting bugs away. There’s a beautiful rock lining around the entire pond and small pier where you can walk out on to get a beautiful view of the entire pond. My oldest really enjoyed this part. You can fish there also, so we’ll be going back to give that a go.

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The Playgrounds.

 So many playgrounds. They have tons located all over the park. The main playground is called Kids Place Playground. It is wonderful. My favorite part is that it’s completely fenced in. You need to open a large gate to get out. That put my anxiety at ease. I did not have to worry about my youngest running out or anyone coming and scooping up my kids (Yes, I think about that, and my anxiety sky rockets the first time I lose sight of my little’s). It’s also handicap accessible. I LOVED that feature. Knowing that any kid can have a blast on this playground is total brownies points with me. There’s many stations all over the playground that are learning mechanisms too. Let’s not forgot the music stations where you can play bells, hit some drums, and whistle. My youngest was all about the music.

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There are a ton of smaller playgrounds located around the park too. Just as entertaining as the big one, and a great place to get away from the crowds. A lot of shaded also, so no burning slides! I’m waiting for the day where they come out with heat resistant slides for these little ones.

Cisco’s in the Park.

A perfect little place to end your adventures or even to visit in between. They have a nice variety of small finger foods if you forget to pack lunch (we did pack, so we didn’t try the food). But, we did try the ice cream and fruit smoothies! Yum, yum, yum! It was only $3 for two big scoops of delicious Hershey’s ice cream. I ordered a fresh mango smoothie for only $5, which was worth every cent. Super delicious! We really enjoyed that. They had shaded picnic tables for you to enjoy your sweet treats, we also decided to eat our lunch there. The staff was friendly and quick. It was a clean area for being the food area in the park. Very minimal bees and flies. Our lunch and dessert was very enjoyable!

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There is also multiple sports fields and an amphitheater that hosts concerts over the weekend. From the looks of it, I think I might return to experience a live band one evening.

We really enjoyed our visit, and will return soon. If you live near the Southern PA area, I recommend this park to others, especially with little ones.

Enjoy!

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Helping Your Toddler Get to Sleep at Night: Our Personal Tips.

 

If you have a toddler, like mine, who refuses to sleep because she thinks she’ll miss something, getting them to sleep can be a difficult task.

The “cry it out” method is a no go in our household. My toddler will stand on the side of her crib and scream for hours until mommy or daddy comes to the rescue. We are not the parents who co-sleep either. If you do, that’s awesome. With my anxiety and constant worry of my little ones falling from our bed, there is no way I’d ever get a good night’s rest. Plus, my kids sleep like ninja’s. I’ll pass on getting kicked in the head in the middle of the night.

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We’ve done trial and error with numerous bedtime rituals and we’ve seem to have figured out what works best.

Yes, every child is different, but if I can enlighten others on our nightly rituals you never know who it could help.

You never know unless you try, right?

 

White Noise. Yes, yes, and more yes! We put a humidifier in my daughter’s room that makes the perfect white noise sound. We have it running even before she goes into her room to sleep. It blocks out any other noises that might startle her throughout the night and helps her fall asleep faster. We use the Vicks Starry Night Humidifier. It gives off enough white noise to block unwanted noises, and you can also insert Vicks Vapor Pads when the little ones are sick!

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Brush Their Teeth. Now that my daughter has plenty of teeth, we are starting to brush them every single night before bed! I’ve made it more into a “before bed” chore.  Both of my kids know that brushing their teeth is one of the last things they do before bed. My daughter is very picky when it comes to food and certain flavors. We got our hands on some Nuby All-Natural Toddler Training Toothpaste. It has a fun and tasteful tutti frutti flavor that she loves. It’s safe to swallow, non-toxic, and fluoride free. It’s BPA free and made right here in USA! It’s also endorsed by Pediatric Dentist Dr. Grace Kim – Founder of Yummy Dental and Orthodontics for Kids in Chicago, IL.

If you purchase the toothpaste, it comes with a bonus toothbrush! It has an easy grip handle (perfect for those little hands!), comes in a variety of fun, bright colors and designs, BPA free, and has soft bristles to gently clean those little precious teeth. You can find this at Babies R Us and Kmart!

 

Rub their head. Something about rubbing the back of my daughter’s head is incredibly soothing to her. She’s been putting her hand on the back of her head since birth as a soothing mechanism when she’s tired. It’s the sweetest thing.

If your child doesn’t like the head, try their back or arms. Every little one is different! My oldest loved his back rubbed when he was a little one, and it still works to this day at four years old!

 

Show them you’re going to bed too. Every so often, I’ll lay on my daughter’s room for just a few minutes to let her know we are “going to bed” too. Even if we aren’t, it helps ease her mind knowing she’s not missing out on anything fun. I’ve been starting to let her know that Mommy is going to bed too by putting on pajama’s myself. Usually both my children go to bed at the same time, so I’ll put my oldest to bed first so she sees that he is going to sleep also.

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Stuffed Toy. No Minnie, No Sleep. Something about hugging Minnie tight at night is a good way to get my toddler to sleep. It seems like a comfort thing knowing that she has something lying in bed with her. She’s starting to say “Minnie” at night when I lay her in her crib, and it melts my hearts. Whatever your child is into grab a stuffed animal of their favorite cartoon or movie and have them snuggle up to it.

I’ll look at her monitor at night when she’s asleep, and she never let’s go of her Minnie.

 

Have the room dark. My husband and I always turn the lights off and the humidifier on before we take her into her room. Walking into the dark room lets her know it’s time for bed and we are not coming in here to play.

Since we started this, and now that she has caught onto it, she now lays her head on our shoulders. This made me believe that this is a good tip to helping her get to sleep, because before when the light was on she’d throw a fit.

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These pre- bedtime rituals have really helped our toddler get to sleep at night. She’s a wild little one so if these nightly steps work for her, I’m sure it can help another mama. Give them a go, let me know what you think!

 

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Taco Tuesday featuring Nuby 3D Silicone Bib

Taco Tuesday is a weekly event in our household. We are definitely taco lovers. They are quick and easy to make and my kids eat them up.

Who would have thought my one year old would like tacos?

But then again, who doesn’t?!

One thing I do know is that my little one makes a complete mess while eating her taco dinner. Food gets all over her outfits (and stains), it falls all in between her legs, it goes all over the floor.

Let me just say, my one dog has gained 22 pounds since she’s been born. They definitely get the good end of the stick when it comes to her dinner time.

Food gets everywhere! I’ve even went to change her diaper a few times and found Fruit Loops and Cheerios stashed in there.

It looks like we may have found a solution though.

We got our hands on the Nuby 3D Silicone Bib. On the first wear, this mama was SO happy.

You guys, the mess was half of what it usually was!

The food fell right into the scoop pocket of her bib so it didn’t get all over her. The silicone was super soft on her delicate skin, and cleaned so easily with just a few wipes, and NO STAINS. I can’t tell you how many bibs I have ruined from the stains they received during Taco Tuesday.

They are also BPA Free. Always a plus!

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Let me also say, a good portion of her food didn’t go waste by falling under her. She saw where it landed, picked it up and kept on eating. My girl loves her food and we don’t like putting food to waste.

Looks like my pup won’t be gaining anymore human food weight!

I also really enjoy how easily this bib rolls up so we can take it on the go to restaurants and on day trips. The designs are adorable for boys and girls, of course! Nuby never fails with adorable designs.

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 Find them here at the Nuby website!

It’s perfect for little ones six months and older. There is little holes on the back of the bib to keep the perfect fit as they grow (because we all know that happens way to quickly).

You will get good use out of it. My daughter is 17 months old and we love it! I wish we would have started with it when she was younger.

You don’t know how much of a relief it is as a mother to have one less thing to clean up throughout the day.

Nuby has totally made Taco Tuesday’s even better!

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Our Visit to Oregon Ridge Nature Center

 With me being a stay at home mom of two little ones, I’ve had to learn what a ‘budget’ was. It’s now summer time and my son is only in preschool two days a week until he starts kindergarten next fall. The last thing my rambunctious kids want to do it sit around the house all day.

 So, my goal this summer is to find fun, inexpensive (or free) activities to do with them. Depending on how successful the trips go, I want to write about our adventures this summer. If you live in the Central PA or Maryland area hopefully I can give you some ideas on what you can do with your little ones this summer.

We decided to venture to Oregon Ridge Nature Center this morning. I was very impressed with what they display and for it to be completely FREE. They have exhibits varying from wildlife, history, and more! There are also multiple trails you can walk along to enjoy your own personal nature experience outside of the exhibit.

I want to share some of our favorite activities during our visit. My son was amazed the entire time and although my daughter was a little young to really learn about wildlife, she really enjoyed the scenery.

The wooden bridge outside of the nature center was beautiful. It ran over into the woods so you can start your very own nature hike. It has a great view of the scenery around. It’s a great spot to look for birds, butterflies, and other insects around. They have multiple trails mapped out that include the distance and what stations you can reach along the way, such as overlooks and gazebos.

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Although the honey bees scared my son at first, he was amazed with how many of them we’re in there making honey. I was able to explain the process with him and he learned that bees aren’t harmful, they make delicious honey that he puts on his bread in the morning! They also sell the honey, which I thought was very neat.

The Animal Architecture was my son’s favorite. You are able to push the button of certain animals or body parts and the specific bone lights up so you can learn what each bone is. He was amazed with what is under the skin of animals and how big (or small) the bones could be.

The amount of displayed wild animals, big or small, was a very eye catching and intriguing experience. From the commonly displayed animals such as bears and deer, all the way to beavers and woodchucks. They have fur displays so you can feel what the animals fur is textured like. They are placed all over the exhibit. It was very neat. I enjoyed that part myself.

There is multiple learning stations for kids, such as guessing which birds nest went to each bird, or locating different varieties of trees in the park. Along with the bone game I referenced to earlier, there is multiple other bone structures around also to learn about. They also have a butterfly display that shows you which butterflies are in the area so you can go outside and search for them.

You can’t forget the live animals! We started off at the turtles. I never knew myself how many different breeds of turtles there are. They have a wide variety of different breeds displayed and I could explain each one to my son. They have signs located by each exhibit that gives you great detail about each animal. We also made it by the snakes, fish, and birds also. A great display in my opinion.

There is an outside portion of some different bird and rabbit exhibits, along with a beautiful newly built pavilion which is a perfect place to sit and have lunch. There is also an iron furnace, a restored tenant house, and a sugar shack.

The park also has a dinner theater, a lake, and multiple playgrounds all around.

I am going to definitely keep this place in mind over the summer. My son is already talking about returning and I’m excited to walk the trails!

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FabFitFun Summer 2018 Box Reveal

What a perfect package to arrive on the first day of Summer!

I’m like a kid in a candy store when my FabFitFun box arrives. I look forward to it every season. I’ve shared my Winter and Spring boxes with you all, and now here is Summers!

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As I’ve mentioned before, this box of full sized products is totally worth the price of $49.99. The total value of the Summer box is between $321-$368! You can’t beat it!

Use this link and get $10 off when you sign up.

Once you see the amazing goodies that are in these boxes, I can’t see why you wouldn’t sign up!

 

Summer & Rose Beach Towel ($55)

These oversized towels are PERFECT for a beach day. They are made from microfiber so the sand won’t stick! If you don’t go to the beach, use it for a pool day or a night of laying under the stars! The designs are adorable!

You could have also received the Yumi Kim Makeup Train Case also.

Tarte Tardiest PRO to go Palette & Sex Kitten Liquid Liner ($43)

The colors in this palette are to die for! Perfect for the summer months. The palette includes four long-wearing eyeshadows and two iridescent lusters. It also includes the waterproof black liner. So many summer looks can be created with these two products!

You could have also received the Tarte Tartiest PRO Glow Highlight & Contour Palette.

ELEMIS Papaya Enzyme Peel ($45)

I can’t wait to use this product during my ‘self care’ time when the kiddos go to sleep. It’s a rinse off cream that is made with exfoliating papaya, nourishing milk protein, and moisturizing vitamin E. They work together to leave your skin soft, revitalized, and radiant!

You could have also received the ORLANDO PITA PLAY Atmos-Shield Hair Protectant Treatment Spray.

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Minor History Post Script Wallet ($20)

Tiny, cute, and perfect to take along to the beach when all you need to do is bring along your credit card and ID. It includes an adorable wrist strap, so you can take it wherever you go. If you’re on vacation, it’s perfect to keep your hotel key in to help keep it from getting lost!

You could have also received the Maji Sports Loop Resistance Band or the Vasanti Brighten Up! Enzymatic Face Rejuvenator.

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ERTH TU Y YO Ring ($55)

It’s a 14k gold-plated ring that features two naturally cultured freshwater pearls! It’s an adorable, modern design that I can’t wait to put together with some summer outfits.

You could have also received the Jaboneria Marianella Hawaiian Black Lava Body Caviar or the Aromatherapy De-Stress Muscle Gel.

COOLA Face Sport SPF 50 White Tea Moisturizer ($32)

You can never go wrong with sunscreen. It doubles as a moisturizer, is water-resistant, and can last up to 80 minutes! It’s made with 70% organic ingredients, so you can be worry free in the sun. This will be going in my beach bag during vacation.

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Pier 1 Imports Marble Ring Dish ($14.99)

Love, love, love! This adorable marble design with golden trim is perfect to keep my rings on. I’m going to leave this one by the sink so I can remove my rings and safely put them somewhere while I do the dishes. It’ll totally glam up my home.

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FOREO LUNA fofo ($89)

THIS YOU GUYS. If technology hasn’t just stepped their game up! This little device is powered by Bluetooth technology and advanced skin sensors to create a totally personalized profile. It’s also sent straight to your phone on the newly launched FOREO LUNA App.

So freaking cool.

It has skin sensor technology, measures 1,000 units per second to assess hydration levels, made of ultra-hygienic silicone, is quick drying and non-porous (which prevents bacteria build-up), has t-sonic vibrations, and has 8,000 pulsations per minute for deep effective cleansing.

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This is going to be a fun box for the upcoming summer months.

Be sure to check back in a few weeks for my review on each product!

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Barbecue Pineapple Chicken

If you’re like me, I always get a craving for something sweet and tangy together. Who ever thought of mixing the flavors of barbecue and pineapple together, I thank you.

You are a genius.

Usually when I think of pineapple in a dish, I go right to teriyaki.

I came across this dish and decided to make it and…

Oh. My. Goodness.

DELICIOUS!

It’s so easy to make also.

Just three simple ingredients.

That’s it!

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  • 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast’s
  • Barbecue Sauce (We are a Sweet Baby Ray’s family, so we chose that)
  • One (or two) cans of diced pineapple. I went with two.

Sprinkle your chicken breast with some salt and pepper on each side.

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Cover each side of your chicken breasts with some barbecue sauce

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Drain and add your pineapple chunks over top of the chicken and layer with barbecue sauce again. (My mouth started drooling here.)

Let chill for 1-2 hours.

You don’t have too, but I think it adds some extra flavor. The pineapples really soak the barbecue sauce up during this time.

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Bake at 400 Degrees for 40 minutes or until chicken is cooked through at 165 Degrees.

Add some additional barbecue sauce on top (optional), and serve!

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I could make this recipe every week. I think it’s one of my new favorites. Along with my Slow Cooker Shrimp Scampi

 Did I also mention it’s a healthy recipe?!

Win, Win!

Enjoy!

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