Kelsey Norwood

“What’s for lunch?” “What can I eat, I’m huuungry!”  Those two questions were driving me crazy at the beginning of summer, but I’ve gotten smarter and have discovered and embraced Del Monte’s Fruit Burst Squeezers. They’re just like those little pouches for babies except for big kids! And my big kids love to squeeze and […]

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With the birth of my 4th baby, I knew I needed a new diaper bag/purse solution. Regular diaper bags are too big and bulky and I DID NOT want to be carrying both a purse for me and a bag for the baby around everywhere I went. It was time to consolidate into one all-purpose, […]

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Our second builders club meeting was another success! My boys love getting everything ready and bringing down the bins and bins and bins and bins of MegaBloks to share with the club. This meeting our theme was creatures. Some of the kids thought that was a little too similar to our last theme, animals…oops. They […]

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We’ve been loyal American Express cardholders for a few years now. We started out with a few credit cards and have cut back to only this one because of its fantastic customer service and benefits. We get plenty of cash back every year and now we enjoy the new Amex Offers program. First off, Amex Offers […]

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I finally finished this quilt (tutorial here) I started a ridiculously long time ago. Sometimes, it just takes a while to make a quilt. This was my first time paper piecing (here’s my paper piecing tutorial) and it was really fun and easy, but it does take quite a bit of extra time. Probably the […]

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I’ve been accumulating scraps for long enough that I have enough to make several quilts…I’m starting my scrap elimination program with a scrappy log cabin quilt and I’m trying the QAYG (quilt as you go) method since this quilt is going to be about 98 x 112 – HUGE! I’m hoping it will be big […]

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Well…that may be a bit dramatic…but I did cut off a good chunk of my left index finger. Completely OFF. I was cutting fabric for a quilt, like I’ve done dozens, maybe even hundreds of times. I must have looked up for a split second – my blade slipped up over the ruler and took […]

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Our newest little bundle is a month old already! He’s still sleeping lots during the day and not as much in the night…but whenever he sleeps, he’s always wrapped up in one of these fabulous cotton muslin swaddling blankets from Aden + Anais. They’re my favorite things ever.  Here he is at during  various naps over […]

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We just brought home our newest family member 2 weeks ago – our 4th son! After just 2 1/2 short years, we’re back in baby gear mode! And I have some new favorite baby products this time around.   First on my list of must-haves for this baby was a new diaper pail – something […]

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We moved a year ago and we’re all still working on making friends. I’ve been trying to help my first grader especially, so we decided to start an after school building club with a few other boys. MegaBloks generously agreed to sponsor our club and send us everything we could possibly need and then some! […]

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