Trending Bytes January Edition, Crystal

Hey there! Did you see our kickoff of our new series, Trending Bytes yesterday? Heidi brought us her favorite items she has been loving this month and today I am bringing you mine! 1. The Nespresso Vertuoline. We got this coffee maker for our new office space that we moved into at work and I […]

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Should you hire a maid?

Eric and I had a big year of hosting this past year. From September to December, we had Lily's Pirate Birthday Party, Thanksgiving, Eric's Birthday celebration and Christmas. Not to mention family in town and bible studies every couple of weeks. It was busy and I felt like every weekend we were cleaning up the […]

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Erin Condren Life Planner – 6 months later! GIVEAWAY!

So about 6 months ago I shared a different kind of blog with you guys about one of my secret obsessions…old school planners 🙂 After years of using planners I decided to step it up to an Erin Condren Life Planner that so many people rave about all over the internet. It was an investment […]

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Pirate’s Booty Review!

So Bean and I were perusing the aisles at Target this week and as we were heading down the chip aisle she started screaming, “Jake, Neverland Pirates!! Jake, Pirates!” I stopped the cart to see what she was talking about and I saw white cheddar cheese puffs that had the Jake and the Neverland pirates […]

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How to Select Frozen Breakfast Burritos from the Grocery Store

Originally, I had planned to review a frozen burrito and after Crystal and I both searched for a good candidate we came up short. So instead of reviewing one, I will give you some tips and tricks for selecting a breakfast burritos at the grocery store. It seems young and old love a good breakfast […]

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Erin Condren 2014-15 Planner Review!

So today I wanted to bring you a special review that isn’t necessarily for your toddler but for Moms! and even Dad’s too 🙂 I had been seeing these Erin Condren planners for a while. Between working full-time, teaching a few classes, our blog and planning a wedding I decided I needed to be a […]

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Family Physician Kit – Essential Oils – Doterra Review

Several months ago we had a wonderful guest blog by Nancy about Essentials Oils. Her blog inspired me to do my own research and find the best ones on my quest to see if they actually work. Then Sarah invited me to an Essential Oils class all about them and how they work. I was […]

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Transitioning Your Family to Paleo in 3 Easy Steps + eBook Giveaway!

I’ve mentioned that I eat Paleo (I hate the word diet) on the blog before and since it’s been a little over six months since my transition, I wanted to share my experience with it so far and offer a great resource if you are thinking about trying Paleo. Before eating Paleo, I ate what […]

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Review of Earth’s Best Frozen Elmo Mac n’ Cheese with Carrots and Broccoli

We have all been there. Either you, your toddler, or both of you are hungry. Or maybe the originally planned meal, didn’t exactly turn out as planned. So before a level 10 meltdown happens, you grab a frozen kids meal, pop it in the microwave, and the crisis is averted. Have you ever wondered how […]

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Orgain Healthy Kids Nutritional Shakes Review

It seems like every day a new toddler product comes out and new food items are one of the most popular. Recently, we (the Beanster’s Bytes Ladies) came across Orgain Healthy Kids Nutritional Shakes and decided to give them a try.  The Backstory Dr. Andrew Abraham, who is a cancer survivor and has a passion […]

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