Craft Kits For Busy Parents – Kiwi Crate Review

As busy mothers, we’re always on the look out for ideas and things that’ll make our lives easier. From fun kid friendly meal ideas to educational crafts to keep those little hands busy, we want things that are easy and hassle free and Kiwi Crate fits right in. If you haven’t heard, Kiwi crate is […]

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Mary Kellow -

Thanks for this review! This is probably the best review about Kiwi crate I’ve read!

Livia Wright Taylor -

I hear such great things about Kiwi Crate. I bet this would be a great gift idea… meaning I ask my parents to subscribe for my daughter’s birthday, even if it’s just for a few months. I hate coming up with ideas on my own and I’d love to just have KC send me all the stuff in one box and have at it!

Emma Supermum White -

Aw looks fab my kids would love this x

A Busy Mom’s Blurb Photo Book Review – With A Coupon

Memories are too precious to live on a hard drive. Like many of you, I also have thousands of photos sitting on the computer, waiting for us to open up a file and take a quick click-through. I’m a firm believer in printing out and displaying photos, whether you make a collection of 4 x […]

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Margarita Ibbott -

I just love Blurb… I did worked on a book this spring and it was so much fun!

Hollie Pollard -

We love Blurb books here, there are awesome to put together, we have a few of them now.

the portrait project {week 1} | The Connection We Share -

[…] There are a few reasons why I want to do this, the main one being that these photos are way too precious to be sitting on the hard drive unseen. […]

Discovering Parenthood -

Have you ever used piccabo? I have used Blurb before and love it too!

the portrait project {week 2} | The Connection We Share -

[…] A portrait (or a few) of my children…because photos should been seen and shared. […]

Pumpkin Scented Rice Sensory Bin: Bonding with Your Kids -

[…] photo albums of her family with online photo making companies like Blurb.com. See her review for Blurb coupons. You can connect with Amy through her blog, Facebook or […]

the portrait project {week 3} | The Connection We Share -

[…] A portrait (or a few) of my children…because photos should been seen and shared. […]

the portrait project {week 4} | The Connection We Share -

[…] A portrait of my children…because photos should been seen and shared. […]

the portrait project {week 5} | The Connection We Share -

[…] A portrait of my children…because photos should been seen and shared. […]

The Portrait Project {Week 6} | The Connection We Share -

[…] A portrait of my children…because photos should been seen and shared. […]

The Portrait Project {Week 7} | The Connection We Share -

[…] A portrait of my children…because photos should been seen and shared. […]

Daniela Duriavig -

you’re so right – it’s important to capture these moments and have the photos to look at. so much nicer in a book than scrolling through a computer!

The Portrait Project {Week 9} | The Connection We Share -

[…] goal is to use these images for an ‘end of the year’ photo book for each of my children. It’s a gift for me as well as for […]

The Portrait Project {Week 10} | The Connection We Share -

[…] goal is to use these images for an ‘end of the year’ photo book for each of my children. It’s a gift for me as well as for […]

The Portrait Project {Week 11} | The Connection We Share -

[…] goal is to use these images for an ‘end of the year’ photo book for each of my children. It’s a gift for me as well as for […]

The Portrait Project {Week 12} and a Flash Giveaway | The Connection We Share -

[…] goal is to use these images for an ‘end of the year’ photo book for each of my children. It’s a gift for me as well as for […]

The Portrait Project {Week 13} » The Connection We Share -

[…] goal is to use these images for an ‘end of the year’ photo book for each of my children. It’s a gift for me as well as for […]

The Portrait Project {Week 14} » The Connection We Share -

[…] goal is to use these images for an ‘end of the year’ Blurb photo book for each of my children. It’s a gift for me as well as for […]

Make Your Child Feel Special on Valentine's Day -

[…] be writing for her and the photos we’ll take throughout the year, they’ll all be printed into a Blurb photo book as a tangible expression of my love for her. You can easily make your child feel special with a […]

The Portrait Project {Week 15} » The Connection We Share -

[…] book for each of my children. It’s a gift for me as well as for them. You can see some Blurb examples […]

The Portrait Project {Week 16} » The Connection We Share -

[…] goal is to use these images for an ‘end of the year’ photo book for each of my children. It’s a gift for me as well as for […]

The Portrait Project {Week 17} » The Connection We Share -

[…] goal is to use these images for an ‘end of the year’ Blurb photo book for each of my children. It’s a gift for me as well as for […]

The Portrait Project {Week 18} » The Connection We Share -

[…] goal is to use these images for an ‘end of the year’ Blurb photo book for each of my children. It’s a gift for me as well as for […]

Portrait Project - Collection of Photos for Year End Blurb Book Week 23 -

[…] goal is to use these images for an ‘end of the year’ Blurb book for my children. I can see them 20 years from now going through the book together and laughing at each other about […]

The Easiest way to display photos anywhere (she: Amy) -

[…] of our family together and I also make photo books with pictures of the kids. (You could see my Blurb photo books examples here). It warms my heart to see happy pictures of my kids and helps me remember what is most […]

Portrait Project - Collection of Photos for Year End Blurb Book Week 24 & 25 -

[…] My goal is to use these images for an ‘end of the year’ Blurb book for the kids. […]

Thanksgiving Celebrations – Make a Gratitude Tree -

[…] as baking, photography, and crafting etc. She likes to use images of her children to create the best photo books of their childhood. You can find Amy on Facebook and […]

Portrait Project - Collection of Photos for Year End Blurb Book Week 26 -

[…] A portrait (or a few) of my children…because photos should been seen and shared. These photos will be going into the kid’s year end Blurb book. […]

Portrait Project - Collection of Photos for Year End Blurb Book Week 33 & 34 -

[…] A portrait (or a few) of my children…because photos should been seen and shared. These photos will be going into the kid’s year end Blurb book. […]

Portrait Project - Collection of Photos for Year End Blurb Book Week 37 & 38 -

[…] A portrait (or a few) of my children…because photos should been seen and shared. These photos will be going into the kid’s year end Blurb book. […]

Portrait Project - Collection of Photos for Year End Blurb Book Week 39 -

[…] A portrait (or a few) of my children…because photos should been seen and shared. These photos will be going into the kid’s year end Blurb book. […]

Jean Thomas -

Amy, Great video..I’m getting ready to do my first Blurb book and this was very helpful. I would like to know if you used the color profiles from Blurb. I know you did yours in B&W so I don’t know if that makes a difference. I do calibrate my monitors and printers with Color Monkey and try to soft proof. I would like your input on this. Thanks

About Me…A Blog Hop

Today’s post is a bit different. I don’t know if you know, but I’m a regular contributor over at Or So She Says. It’s a really great site with lots of fun diy’s, really yummy looking food and other great ideas The contributor’s and I decided to do a little blog hop to know each […]

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The Portrait Project {Week 39}

A portrait (or a few) of my children…because photos should been seen and shared. These photos will be going into the kid’s year end Blurb book. elle’s portraits It’s raspberry season! I think this is Elle’s favourite fruit. These fruits are actually free. Our neighbour planted them a while ago and the roots ran underneath the fence […]

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Jennifer Marie Smith -

Love your work, Amy! Seeing your little ones’ smiles make my day :)

Five Easy 5-Ingredient Recipes Made In Under 15 Minutes

When it comes to feeding my children, I’m all for nourishing their little bodies with healthy and natural foods. But above all, whatever I feed them needs to be EASY to make! Who has time to spend hours in the kitchen making a garment meal while a 1.25-year-old is hanging off your leg and a […]

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Kristina Cross -

These recipes look AMAZING Amy! I can’t wait to try them – especially the nut butter and jam sandwiches!

Flowers Your Kids Can Pick and Eat - List of Edible Flowers -

[…] Isn’t this salad stunning? All we did was added some pansies and marigold petals to a green salad. You can see the recipe here with other 5 ingredient recipes. […]

Makeovers and Motherhood -

What great recipes and beautifully served! The NB&J Apple Sandwiches are so great! Can’t wait to try them! Thanks for sharing on Makeovers and Motherhood Welcome Party Wednesday Link-Up! You’re being featured this week! Pinned too!

Danya Banya -

These recipes sound awesome!! I can’t wait to try them!

Susen Malkowski Kuchta -

These all look yummy!!!!

Double Chocolate Brownie Cookies – Easy Gluten Free Cookies

I haven’t blogged any healthy snacks in a while…partly because I haven’t made anything that we totally love that we are super crazy about… Until these cookies. Oh my, let me tell you…. These cookies are super chocolatey and fudgy, super soft and moist, gluten free, takes 1 container and 1 utensil to make, and […]

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26 Amazing, Healthy Black Bean Recipes {My Natural Family} -

[…] 10. Double Chocolate Brownie Cookies Recipe […]

The Portrait Project {Week 37 & 38}

A portrait (or a few) of my children…because photos should been seen and shared. These photos will be going into the kid’s year end Blurb book. I haven’t been keeping up with the photos as diligently as I’d like to these 2 weeks so I don’t remember which is what week. In the big picture, that really […]

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Photo Tips From The Pros – Erika Hopkins

Today on Photo Tips From the Pros, the beautiful and talented Erika Hopkins who is an Orlando newborn and family photographer shares her favourite image as well as her best photo tip. Meet Erika I am a published photographer who focuses primarily on newborn and family photography. Shooting natural light portraits across America while maintaining two central locations […]

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Flowers Your Kids Can Pick and Eat – List of Edible Flowers

When we re-landscaped our garden 5 years ago, one of my dreams is for my children to forage in our backyard. I imagined them going around the yard picking berries in different color and shapes, pulling of little tomatoes and popping them into their mouths, and filling their tummies with peas they’ve just shelled. Aside […]

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Planet Smarty Pants -

This is a terrific post! I had no idea that many of those flowers are edible. Thanks for sharing with After School!

Five Easy 5 Ingredient Recipes Made In Under 15 Minutes -

[…] We used pansies and marigold. Did you know you can actually eat a lot of common flowers? Here is a list of edible flowers that are safe to eat and are easy for kids to […]

Sanne Klerks -

http://www.judithdreyer.com/gardens/herbs/the-pot-marigold-calendula-officinalis/ you might want to read this about the marigold…

The Portrait Project {Week 35 & 36}

This week, I have A LOT of photos of the kids and lots of selfies.…because why not? These photos will be going into the kid’s year end Blurb book. jay’s portraits (week 35) He is such a Mama’s Boy. elle’s portraits (week 35) Notice the bruises on her legs. I remember the first time she ever got […]

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Victoria Ip -

Wow! How do u find time for all these projects? U are a super mom & wife!

5 Meaningful Photo Books Ideas + Blurb Coupon

When making photo books, I always make the book as meaningful as I can. Of course a book of photos of your loved ones are meaningful, that’s a given. But how do you put more meaning into just pictures? Here are 5 ideas to create meaningful photo books and an example of a photo book […]

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Kyla Cornish -

I keep planning on doing this AND never do. Maybe this summer…. can I just hire you?

Allison Spiro-Wiberg -

Wonder if it’s not too late to make one of these for Father’s Day.

Tami Amit -

I love the questions to ask the kids! Thx

Danielle Christopher -

So important to write down your stories. I don’t have any of my mom so I write for my girls. Love photo books!

Heather Van Mil -

These are awesome tips! We make photo books all the time, but aside from the very first one we did about our daughter’s surgery and first year, they are all just photos. thanks for inspiring me!!

Personalized Name Art - Creating Meaningful Art (she: Amy) -

[…] a space saving technique is to scan it and create a photo book of the artwork. I’ve been creating meaning photo books with Blurb and this one will add to our […]

Dabbling Momma -

I love adding the letter! I make a summer memory book for my kids each year and I am definitely going to keep your ideas in mind!