Baby Checklist: Travel Edition Free Printable Download
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Baby Travel Checklist

Baby Travel Checklist: This baby traveling checklist free printable can be your lifesaver! Free download, just print and check off! Traveling with a baby, can be super stressful at times.  But honestly, that never kept us from planning a last minute trip with the baby, to get outta dodge. So if you're notorious for planning last-minute trips, or you're the "planner," type... my free baby travel checklist  can be a HUGE life saver for you. A couple of weeks ago, I shared my updated "Toddler Packing List."  After updating that free printable, I knew the Baby Checklist HAD to be next. The toddler...

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Toddler Packing Checklist Free Printable for when we travel! fantabulosity.com
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House + Home, Lifestyle, Organization, Parenting, Printables, Travel

Free Toddler Travel Packing List

Free Toddler Packing List: This checklist has saved my sanity a TON! No frantic, last minute things to worry about forgetting. Our family loves to travel, and about 90% of the time, it's last minute.  So I've learned to save my sanity, by always having my toddler travel packing list, for our toddler's items to pack his bags super quick. {This is a snapshot of me and my little guy, when we visited Gulf Shores Alabama, when he was just an itty bitty guy.  I was also horribly sick with morning sickness, at 3 months along with baby #2, so excuse the pale skin color.... Toddler...

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Love these lunch ideas for toddlers! Toddler Lunch Ideas, toddler dinner ideas, toddler meal ideas, meal ideas for toddlers, toddler meals, healthy toddler recipes. fantabulosity.com
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Lifestyle, Parenting

Toddler Lunch Ideas

Toddler Lunch Ideas: A fun collection of foods that I have found that work well for my toddler.  Healthy, quick, and FUN! I have had the PICKIEST eater in the world!  Trust me, I could TOTALLY put him in a contest for pickiest eater, and win... hands down.  His favorite diet consisted of pb&j's, grilled cheeses, green beans and carrots. Repeat. After a recent medical scare with him, it was time to change my sons eating habits.  One day soon, I'll be sure to share with you the tactics I used to add variety to his favorite food choices. But for now... I'm...

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On the Farm Free Printable Kids Activities Sheets fantabulosity.com
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Parenting, Printables

On the Farm – Free Printable Kids Activity Sheets

My kiddo LOVES working in his activity books.  But if you're like me, and you're SUPER tired of spending an arm and a leg on those workbooks in the store, FREE printable kids activity sheets like these, can come in VERY handy. It's so easy.  Just download, print, and let the kiddos get to work! On the Farm: Free Printable Kids Activity Sheets Here are 3 of the pages that are included in the SEVEN activity sheets!  They can trace, cut, write, etc.! Tracing...  Tracing Shapes... Letter Matching...  To save paper, and even encourage your kiddos creativity even more, you can do what we do in our...

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"Starbuff Tank" - Gotta have THIS!
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Fashion + Beauty

“Starbuff” Tank – She Must Workout…

No... I don't really "workout," at a gym. But at home, I'm: • Running after two toddlers • Squatting & Lifting 30 lb. todders • and bending over, picking up, scrubbing, the house all day long... so I like to say I "work out." Which TOTALLY justifies wearing this shirt.  The moment I saw it, I HAD to have it. {And you know I can't find something I love, WITHOUT sharing it with you.}  "Starbuff" Tank You know I have a passion and love for Starbucks & well... coffee in general.  This tank couldn't have been more perfect, unless it literally had my name on it.  :) I can't even...

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Nacho Bar Party Ideas
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Parties

Nacho Bar Ideas: It’s “Nacho,” Birthday, It’s Mine!

Nacho Bar Ideas: An easy "serve yourself," style of food bar for a party or event.  Topping ideas, my favorite way to serve the cheese, and just how much our guests loved it! I'm totally guilty of not designing a HUGE party for my 2 year old's birthday party this year.  BUT... in all fairness, my oldest didn't get a big shindig for his second either. But as a party planner at heart, I couldn't go without a little bit of a celebration... Nacho Bar Party Ideas We invited a few of our closest friends over on a Friday night, with an Facebook...

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The SMART way to pack your Baby or Toddler for Vacation
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Organization, Parenting

The Smart Way to Pack for Baby or Toddler

Ever since creating the baby & toddler packing list for you {ahem, years ago...}, I've wanted to fill you in on the SMARTEST way that I know how to pack my little guys. I'm certain that this one little life-changing tip, will CHANGE the way you pack for your baby or toddler. The SMART Way to Pack a Baby or Toddler: 1. Start by sorting the clothes that you plan to take with you. I do this by pulling articles of clothing out in categories. For instance: I start with onesies & shirts.  I pull them out of the closet, and place them in a...

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Halloween Activities for Kids
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Halloween, Holiday, Parenting

Halloween Activity for Kids: Candy Apple Decorating

If you're like me, I'm always looking for activities for my kids to do, especially around the holidays. Granted, you can make candy apples any time of the year, but there's just something special about whipping them up in the Fall. Get ready to get sticky... Halloween Activity for Kids: Candy Apple Decorating  Let's face it.  Creating candy apples isn't rocket science.  However, giving you the idea is what I'm here for. :) Items Needed: • Apples {we used small apples, for our little kiddos, but huge apples can be FUN} • Caramel candies • Baking Candies, Sprinkles, Candy • Water for melting caramel • Wooden skewers or lollipop sticks •...

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Restaurant Kit - Toddler Busy Bag Ideas! https://fantabulosity.com
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Organization, Parenting, Review

Restaurant Kit: Toddler Busy Bag

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone, promise! #MARVELSnackBar #CollectiveBias When I was a child, my parents took us out to eat MAYBE once a week.  Usually on a Friday.  It was a treat, for sure! Now... with my own little family... we eat out A LOT.  It's either because of a social event, or the day/evening got away from us, and eating out just seems like the easy idea.  Don't get me wrong, I wish we would eat at home more.  I'm sure it's more affordable that way... But sometimes, I wonder...

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Lifestyle, Parenting

The SAHM’s Guide to Staying Active

I'm a Stay at Home Mom {SAHM} ... well... Kind of.  I guess you could call me a, "Work at Home Mom," {WAHM} too.  I'd say it's a healthy mix of both.  Lucky you, I don't hide A THING, and show you a reality video clip of my typical mornings, below. No matter what abbreviation you are...if you're a mom, who is in her home most of the time, you may find it a challenge to stay active.  Trust me when I say, I HEAR you.  Loud and clear. A few days a week, I have someone come to my house and watch...

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Febrile Seizures. What EVERY parent needs to know. https://fantabulosity.com
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Lifestyle, Parenting

Febrile Seizures, What all Parents Should Know

Disclaimer: I am NOT a health/medical professional.  I am simply telling the story of what we experienced as parents, with our little boy that day. Scariest day of my life.  Still.  Three years later, still the scariest day of my life.  As a mom, as a human. It was Thanksgiving, 2012.  My 17 month old toddler was safely strapped in to his carseat,  in the back of our Yukon, as we were traveling down unfamiliar highways, on our way to Alabama for a first time Thanksgiving celebration at my sister's house.  The tv was playing his favorite Thomas the Train movie, and I would...

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I Took a Nap with my Toddler Today... fantabulosity.com
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Lifestyle, Parenting

I Took a Nap with my Toddler Today…

I took a nap with my toddler today. Ok... I didn't fall asleep.  But I had every intention of taking a nap with my toddler today. Have you ever done this?  Have you ever laid down with full intentions of stepping in to this heavenly thought of, I'll just lay down with him, we'll both take a beautiful long nap, and then we'll both wake up, staring in to each other's well-rested eyes, saying to each other, "Let's get up and enjoy the rest of our day!" Yeah.  Me too. The Reality of Taking a Nap with a Toddler Yeah... look at him laying all...

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