25+ Freezer Friendly Breakfast Recipes

Hey everyone, it’s Danielle from Busy Mom’s Helper and I’m super excited to sharing with y’all today. If you’re like me and really struggle with breakfast in the mornings, you’re going to LOVE this list of 25+ Freezer Friendly Breakfast Recipes! We have three kiddos in school this year, and it starts at a tear-bringing… 

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Force Friday

Prepare for Force Friday, September 4!

Leading up to the advent of the latest Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens, Disney is announcing a live-stream event on YouTube.  This event will feature internet unboxing celebrities opening boxes of new Star Wars toys. If you’re asking yourself “What’s an unboxing video?” just go here for a quick overview.  Unboxing videos are tons… 

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Sugar Cookies

A Cookie Recipe and Free Printable Texas Flag Stickers, Too!

This post is sponsored by Lonestar Eggs. All opinions and sentimental stories about my kids being sixth-generation Texans are my own. 😉 Be sure to check out the sugar cookie recipe and FREE printable Texas flag stickers below, too! When I first moved to Texas, I learned one thing very, very quickly. When it comes… 

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Polka and Kids

6 Reasons you should Take Your Kids to Addison Oktoberfest (and a Ticket Giveaway!)

This conversation is brought to you by Addison Oktoberfest. All opinions are my own! Be sure to enter (or share with your Dallas friends) for a chance to win tickets for the whole family to Oktoberfest! Before we had kids, we’d roll into Addison every year for the annual Addison Oktoberfest and gorge ourselves on… 

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Follow Your Dreams

5 Things Disney Taught Me About Following My Dreams (Part 1)

Earlier this month, I attended the Disney Social Media Moms conference in Austin, Texas. While the conference was based around social media – how to use it, what’s new, where we should be spending our time – the real benefit of the conference was the inspiration, motivation, and general good vibes I took home with… 

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best children books

Best Children’s Books for Back-to-School

Today, Julia from In the Afternoon is sharing some of the best children’s books for Back-to-School. My littlest is starting pre-school in a couple of weeks, and although I don’t think she’s afraid (she seems excited!), I love the idea of easing her fears and helping her prepare with one of these fun stories. It’s… 

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How to Clean a Cast Iron Skillet

About a year ago, my husband told me he wanted to start cooking with cast iron. Since I’m, uhhh, not doing the cooking and it’s all the same to me, I was fully supportive. Then the thing came in the mail and OMG IT WAS SO HEAVY. I could not possibly imagine how cooking with a… 

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CLIF Party

CLIF Kids Meet-Up: 5 Ideas for Throwing an Amazing Outdoor Party for Kids

This post was sponsored on behalf of CLIF Kid via One2One Network. All opinions stated are my own. Be sure to check out the fun outdoor party ideas and a printable Park Scavenger Hunt for Kids below! When I was very young, we lived just down the street from a park. We christened it “The… 

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SIMPLE dinner ideas

8 Easy Meals that Will Simplify Your Dinner Routine

Last week, I sat down and meal planned for a month (did you see my “How to Meal Plan for a Month” on Periscope? I’m thinking about doing another one – stay tuned!). But when I looked back at the meals I had planned, I realized that some were maybe a little more labor-intensive than… 

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Seattle's Best BTS

Win a Parents-Only Back-to-School Survival Kit from Seattle’s Best

I received a fun Parents-Only Back-to-School Survival Kit from Seattle’s Best. I’m giving away the same kit to one lucky reader! SCHOOL! All those hours to get things done while the kids are back in class, but…none of the energy necessary to do them all. Because, YAWN. Early (and frantic) mornings, busy evenings, and fully-booked weekends… 

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Riverwalk

Road Trips Remembered with the Lumix G7

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Panasonic. I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Sometime in the past year or so, Jack started asking questions about the Alamo. He’s so interested in Texas history – he loves asking questions and… 

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