Sunday, November 25, 2018

A Very Minted Holiday

The countdown is on! 4 weeks until Christmas. Can you believe it? I've teamed up with to bring you my favorite holiday cards and unique gifts from their site. 

Created by talented independent designers, Minted's holiday card collections offers fully customizable templates printed on thick premium in a variety of shapes and sizes including keepsake ornament cards and booklet cards. Check out some of my favorites below.

Which one is your favorite?

Order your cards today and save 20% off orders $150+; 15% off all orders. Plus, FREE shipping and a $30 Minted gift card for you. Use code: BF2018 during check out. Valid until 11/25.

Minted is also your one stop shop for personalized holiday gifts and holiday home décor collection to include beautiful ornaments, runners, garlands and so much more! One of my favorite items for this season are their customizable wrapping paper - which are also available for other special occasions.

ABOUT MINTED Minted is the world's premier marketplace for independent design. A community of independent artists and designers located in all 50 states and 96 countries that sell their best designs as fine products such as stationery, wall art, and décor for the home, holidays, and occasions. They share a deep love for creative expression, personal development, risk-taking, and most importantly, paying it forward by helping each other.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Loving: JoJo Maman BéBé Summer Favorites + Sale

Summer is quickly coming to an end for us. Jack starts 2nd grade on August 8th and Dylan starts pre-k on August 13 and Lucia starts Mother's Day Out on the same day. It's been a wonderful summer filled with trips to the park, pool, lake and the beach and the JoJo Maman BéBé summer collection has been with us along for the ride. 

As you already know, JoJo Maman BéBé is one of my go-to stores for the latest styles in kid's fashion. The quality, designs and variety of their garmets is simply unmatched. Their unique collections are always priced well and their pieces are versatile and easy to mix and match.

Flamingo 2 pack leggings  - ON SALE - $9

And you are in luck! They are currently having an amazing summer sale and several of the items picture above are on sale. Run! There are lots of amazing deals, so now is the time to stock up and save!

About JoJo Maman BéBé 
Inspired by French and British style, JoJo offers full range of children’s wear, maternity, nursing, toys, nursery decor and gifts. JoJo’s aesthetic and small brand values provides families around the world with everything they need for their children, from pregnancy through age 6.
Sunday, June 03, 2018

5 Benefits to Using a Cleaning Team in Australia

Cleaning any space can be quite a hassle. But nothing compares to trying to spruce up a commercial space by yourself. More often than not, you will end up doing a difficult and demanding task that still doesn’t seem quite “right” in the end. This won’t happen because you’re a terrible cleaner by any definition! However, you might just need a professional touch. That’s one reason why professional cleaning services have become so popular in recent years. But hiring a competent team isn’t a walk in the park, either. The sheer number of cleaning services available might leave you feeling overwhelmed – even before you have to review things like their portfolio or customer feedback. So, if you are thinking about hiring a professional cleaning team from Australia but haven’t quite made up your mind yet, here are 5 benefits that should convince you that the process is worth it:

1. A Tailor-Made Plan 
Most cleaning companies are particularly eager to please their clients. This means that they will take all the time to listen to your requirements closely and identify just what you need. They will also work with you to create a cleaning plan that suits your needs. A good cleaning team will be flexible and ready to work within your schedule, and will be able to mobilize quickly if you need some extra work done fast. Working with such a tailor-made plan will give you the peace of mind that comes with knowing that your space will always stay clean, tidy, and presentable.

2. Work with Trained Staff 
Any good cleaning company will have a full stable of highly trained and skilled staff. The team will be comprised of professionals who have gone through hours of training to ensure that they deliver the highest quality services. Also, they will be able to work competently in any environment, delivering efficient cleaning services every time. More importantly, they will ensure that all of their staff has been through a rigorous battery of background and security checks. This will ensure that you are only letting the best team of people into your home or business.

3. Access to Specialized Equipment 
Good cleaning companies are always in the know about all the major developments and innovations within their industry. They will usually invest a lot of resources into finding and using the best equipment and cleaning materials on the market. This means that hiring a team of professionals ensures that your space is kept clean using the best equipment available. After all, nothing is impossible – as long as you have a wide range of supplies and specialized tools to work with!

4. Get on the Green Side 
If you want to reduce your environmental footprint, then it might be a good idea to hire a team of professional cleaners. That’s because the industry has made huge strides in this regard over the last few years. Any reputable cleaning company will be committed to using only the most eco-friendly products possible. They will have a variety of environmentally-friendly solutions that are safer for both the environment and everyone who comes in contact with them.

5. Saves You Lots of Time 
Keeping any space clean and tidy can be a huge undertaking, especially if you are doing it yourself. However, working with a good cleaning team will help to free up your time. This will ensure that you remain focused on what really matters without worrying about the cleanliness of the space.

Disclosure: This post was written by the client. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I personally believe will be a good fit for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Check It Out: PAW Patrol live tour + GIVEAWAY!

School's out for summer in Georgia and with temperatures rising fast, I'm always looking for fun ways to entertain Dylan (3) and Lucia (2) indoors. I recently found out that Nickelodeon's PAW Patrol is on tour and they are coming to my city! Geared towards kids age 2-6, PAW Patrol Live! has two tours on the road right and they each feature a live stage musical with all main characters from the popular animated series. Perfect!

Race to the Rescue:
PAW Patrol is on a roll with its hit live tour! 

It's the day of the Great Adventure Bay Race between Adventure Bay’s Mayor Goodway and Foggy Bottom’s Mayor Humdinger, but Mayor Goodway is nowhere to be found. PAW Patrol to the rescue! Ryder summons Marshall, Chase, Skye, Rubble, Rocky, Zuma and Everest to rescue Mayor Goodway and to run the race in her place. Using their unique skills and teamwork, the pups show that “no job is too big, no pup is too small,” and share lessons for all ages about citizenship, social skills and problem-solving as they make several heroic rescues on their race to the finish line.

The Great Pirate Adventure: 
PAW Patrol Live! sets sail with a new pirate adventure! 

X barks the spot in this all-new live tour! It's Pirate Day in Adventure Bay, and Mayor Goodway is getting everything shipshape for a big celebration! Just then, Ryder gets a call for help from Cap’n Turbot, who’s fallen into a dark and mysterious cavern. It’s PAW Patrol to the rescue! Marshall, Chase, Skye, Rubble, Rocky and Zuma save Cap'n Turbot and discover a secret pirate treasure map that leads them on an epic adventure! Over land and on the high seas, the pups set out to find the treasure for Mayor Goodway so the celebration can go on. But things get ruff when Mayor Humdinger decides to find the treasure first for Foggy Bottom. The pups will need all paws on deck for this pirate adventure, including some help from the newest pup who’s all ears … Tracker! Using their heroic rescue skills, problem-solving and teamwork, the pups set sail to save the day on this pirate-themed adventure. No job is too big, no pirate pup is too small!

The fabulous  PAW Patrol team want to give you the chance to win 4 (four) tickets to one of their upcoming shows!

HOW TO ENTER Simply follow the instructions below to enter this giveaway using Rafflecopter – it’s easy! You can enter daily by tweeting about the giveaway. Giveaway ends on Monday, June 4th at 11:59pm. Open to US residents only.
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Enter PUP5 during check out and receive $5 off each Paw Patrol Live! ticket. Excludes VIP and Gold Circle seats. Visit to find all upcoming cities. You can also sign up for the Paw Patrol mailing list, Tail Mail, to be notified when a new date is added to your area.
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