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New Spring Clothes! #JergensNaturalGlow

Spring is here! In fact, I’m sitting here typing this post on my patio, which is a gorgeous 75 degrees! Heaven! With spring, comes all kinds of fun “new” clothes. Even if they aren’t “new new”, sometimes just pulling out the spring/summer wardrobe again makes them feel new again. For me, that new feeling was […]

Pinterest Fun & a $100 Gift Card Giveaway!

Have you jumped on the Pinterest train yet? It’s come a LONG way in a couple of years. At this time 2 years ago, the general public didn’t really know about it. Most of the crafty bloggers were actually beta testers! And now?! Holy cow! Do you know that some people out there actually get […]

Ergobaby Carrier Giveaway!!

We’ve had an Ergobaby carrier since for a few years–ever since Little Brother was about 15 months old. We were traveling to a family reunion in Colorado and were going to be doing some hiking. I didn’t even want to attempt traveling with a our big hiking backpack, but we needed something. So, after some […]

Jake and the Never Land Pirates Birthday Party!

Yo Ho, Mateys! We just celebrated the big boys’ birthdays in Jake and the Never Land Pirates style! 😉 With the boys’ birth­days only one day apart, I’m all about doing a big joint birthday party (just like last year’s Wild Kratts party & the train party the year before that). Even though we don’t […]

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Free Peter Pan Activities & Printables

Today’s the day! Peter Pan is releasing from the Disney Vault with the Diamond Edition Blu-ray and DVD! We actually don’t own Peter Pan on DVD! All we have is an old VHS copy, so I’m really excited to surprise the boys with this sometime soon! 🙂 Whether you’re excited to get the new DVD […]

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Do you know about #MomTv?

Have you heard about the new MomTV yet? It’s the largest Online TV Network for Moms, featuring a combination of live shows, webisodes, live events, and video content! There is such a diversity of content! Something for just about everyone–tips, how-tos, parties, Disney, fashion, fitness, even things good for a laugh! And, when I happened to […]

Top 10 posts of 2012!

Hi all! I hope you had a won­der­ful Christ­mas and are gear­ing up for a great New Year!!  We are still in cel­e­bra­tion mode at our house, with my in-laws arriving today. So, we’re gearing up for a second Christmas celebration! 😉 Then, we’re of course looking forward to ringing in 2013! It’s so cliche’ […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2012

Welcome to the Mom Endeavors’ 2012 Holiday gift guide! I’ll be updating it with gift ideas, plus links to product reviews and some giveaways, so be sure to check back often! The products featured in the guide are either products that I’ve reviewed recently, products I have and love, things on our Christmas list, or […]

The Force was with us! {Halloween 2012 Recap}

Another Halloween, another year of family-themed costumes! We chose a Star Wars theme this year (which ended up so topical this year with the big Star Wars-Disney buy out that happened the day before). I gave a costume sneak peek before, but promised the full recap and pics of Mr. Mom Endeavors & I in […]

DIY Pirate Costumes, Crafts, & Treats!

Avast, me heartys! It be International Talk Like a Pirate Day! So, if it be helpin’ to ye, I rounded up some ‘o the best pirate ideas sure to bring ye a swashbucklin’ good time! Ye DIY Pirate Garb & Arms Easy homemade pirate costume (from yours truly–that’s Big Brother). Squak! Don’t forget the parrot […]

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Local Phoenix Area Event: Imagination Movers Concert!

For all of you in the Phoenix-area, I thought it might interest you to know that the Imagination Movers from the popular Disney Jr. show are coming to the Valley!  Here’s some more information for those of you that are interested: Want to add some rock n’ roll excitement and entertainment to your family’s life? […]

Back to School Teacher Gift

Oh my goodness! It is SUCH a big day around here– a BIG first that has this mama full of all kinds of emotions! It’s Big Brother’s first day of Kindergarten!! So bittersweet! And, just like so many other milestones, it means that our lives will never be the same.  His baby and toddlerhood are […]

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Summer Fashion Basics for the Boys with #CookiesKids

Last Fall I was introduced to and got some awesome fall/winter clothes for the boys at a great price! I was super impressed with everything we got then! So, I didn’t hesitate to shop Cookie’s Kids again for some summer clothes for the boys! And, this time, there was another little guy to shop […]

How to Photograph Fireworks {Tips Roundup}

Happy 4th! All those living here in the fabulous USA will undoubtedly by seeing some sort of fireworks today and possibly even throughout the week. And, if you’re into photography like I am, then you want to be able to capture some of those awesome fireworks. Since getting my DSLR camera about 18 months ago […]

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Pregnancy Update: 36 weeks (& an ER visit)

Wow–36 weeks!! With less than 30 days to go before the “official due date”, it is definitely the final home stretch! Eek! Feeling excited to meet this little guy and yet SO not ready all at the same time! As you can see in the pictures, the belly is clearly still growing as this little […]

Pregnancy Update: 32 weeks!

Wow, it’s June! That means baby will be here next month (WHOA) and we are definitely now in the home stretch with just single-digit weeks left to go!! And, it shows–both in my big ‘ole belly and the common 3rd trimester aches & pains that have started to become more common. From time to time, […]

Funding your summer fun {$100 eBay Gift Card Giveaway!!}

It seems like this weekend marks the “unofficial” start to summer. That often means time with the family, a break from school, and some extra free time! What are summers typically like for your family? Big vacations? Lots of activities for/with the kids? We like to do summer vacations–and would love to do some BIG […]

DIY Padded Camera Bag Insert

DIY Camera Bag

Ever have the issue of wanting to take your big, DSLR camera with you, but don’t want to carry two bags? Want a bag that can fit your camera, your ipad/laptop, plus you’re other purse essentials…but can’t find one for less that $100+? Well, then this post is for you!! With just a few supplies […]

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eBay MoneyMakers (& a Giveaway!!)

There’s a new series about real families making money by selling on eBay: eBay MoneyMakers! It may give you some ideas or a little extra motivation to start selling in 2012! About the Family: The O’Briens of Westfield, Ind., Amy and Tristen, were in a bind when Tristen unexpectedly lost his job a week after […]

Oral-B Stages & Movie Playdate!

We had a great playdate recently, featuring fun Oral-B products and the new Winnie the Pooh movie! 🙂 Thanks to MommyParties and Oral-B, we received a bunch of goodies perfect for the little ones and had a great time! In honor of the occasion, we got out some of our favorite Pooh character toys and […]

Lion King 3D Special Engagement–Opened Today!

The Lion King 3D opened in theaters today for a special two-week engagement! With so many scenic shots, The Lion King was absolutely perfect for being remastered into 3D. Normally, I’m not a very big fan of the 3D movie-versions. But, we had the pleasure of attending a screening of the film last month and absolutely […]

Big Brother goes to BlogHer’11!

BlogHer’11 was so much fun for a whole slew of reasons, but one of the highlights for me ended up being totally unplanned and unexpected! Big Brother came to BlogHer! Given the proximity of the conference for us and the fact that it happened to be in one of our favorite cities, we had always […]

BlogHer’11 with the #MomMob

My head is still swimming from all of our California adventures and BlogHer’11! It was a whirlwind of people, events, parties, friends, networking, and a whole bunch of crazy! I’ve been to very large National Science Teacher Association conventions, so I had a rough idea of what to expect in terms of the high numbers […]

Top 10 California Trip Photos

We got home yesterday from the Disneyland event, BlogHer’11, and our family vacation in San Diego! Whew! It was a whole lot of excitement, fun, craziness, exhaustion, networking, sight-seeing, family-time, and relaxation rolled into one trip! I’m still trying to process everything, recover, and go through over 1,000 photos (good grief)–not to mention the emails, […]

“The Help” Review (& Giveaway)!!

Wow! The past week has been an absolute whirlwind! Yet, while at BlogHer’11, I was able to have a couple of hours of quiet, wonderful downtime while watching “The Help” at an advanced screening with all my MomMob ladies and the DreamWorks/Disney team! And, I loved every minute! From the press release: “From DreamWorksPictures comes […]

Hello WordPress: Blog Redesign Big Reveal!

Today, I finally said goodbye to Blogger and hello to WordPress! I <prematurely> told you last weekend that it would hopefully be the last post in Blogger.  Well, I successfully managed crashing the new site (I don’t recommend playing with style code if you don’t know what you’re doing) and then there were a whole […]

The Help: Book Club or Movie Party Kit

Have you read The Help? I haven’t yet, but so want to. In fact, I’m hoping I can at least start it during our road trip to San Diego next week. While in San Diego for BlogHer’11 next week, I’ll be attending an advanced screening of the film with the Disney/DreamWorks team and I’m super […]

Winnie the Pooh Crafts & Fun Foods Roundup

Winnie the Pooh returns to theaters tomorrow, so here’s a little roundup of some fun crafts, foods, and parties from around the web: First up, Disney is sharing a family activities file with you! Download the file here. You’ll get directions for a whole series of adorable Pooh activities–some of them edible too!   In addition, […]

BIG Upcoming Movie Week!

That’s right! Potter and Pooh both come back to theaters a week from today (July 15th)! The market for the two films is obviously totally different, but since they come out the same day, Disney released these Pooh Potter spoofs! Too funny!  If you’ve read the blog for awhile (or know me “IRL”), then you […]

Cars 2 Review & Giveaway!!

Do YOU have a Disney-Pixar Cars fan in your house? We do! “Car-cars”, as he’s called it since his early talking days, was Big Brother’s first feature length movie (on DVD at just shy of 2 years old!). Prior to having kids (and then, a boy no less), Mr. Mom Endeavors and I didn’t really […]

A Ridemakerz Father’s Day!

Did you do anything special for Father’s Day over the weekend? I strayed away from our more normal/homemade presents and surprised Daddy & Big Brother with a fun experience! Thanks to Amy at Dealusional, I found out about a sweet Buy One, Get One Free Ridemakerz deal for Father’s Day (and happily shared all about […]

Staycation: Enjoying Phoenix on a Budget

With gas prices steadily approaching $4/gallon here in Arizona, many families will be looking for ways to save money on vacations or may even find themselves staying closer to home this summer. In a large city like Phoenix (and HUGE when you consider the entire “Valley of the Sun”), there is a wealth of family […]

Yoplait Kids Review & Prize Pack Giveaway

Yogurt is a staple around our house–Big Brother eats some form of it almost every morning. I have not yet been ambitious enough to try to make yogurt myself, but do often times buy plain, all-natural, or low sugar options and then “spruce it up” ourselves. The convenience though of individual packages sometimes can’t be […]

Christmas Ornament Tradition

One of the many wonderful things about this time of year is all the different traditions carried out.  My parents started an ornament tradition when I was born and I am so thankful they did.  The tradition is simple–they simply got an ornament for me each year.  Once I was old enough, I got to […]


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