A Best Friends Collaboration: Hopster and Sesame Street

In exchange for my honest opinions, the Twins were gifted a subscription to Hopster, a preschool learning and entertainment app. All opinions are 100% our own, as always.

Admittedly, when I first downloaded Hopster onto our iPad, I did so without the kids around and definitely spent some time diving into the games, shows, and songs. It was for research purposes, but it was also oh so fun! I felt comfortable adding this app to our home screen, a place where the Twins know to go for fun learning activities.  keep reading

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2018 EQT Children’s Theater Festival

This May, the EQT Children’s Theater Festival will celebrate 32 years of bringing kid-friendly theater performances from all over the world to our beloved city of Pittsburgh. We will be making our first official trip as a family of six – Mama and Evan got to take in some of the event in 2014 and loved what we experienced. We’re delighted to be partnering up with The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust to bring you the details on this year’s event! keep reading

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8 Reasons To Celebrate World Pistachio Day

One of our Pappy’s favorite foods is a super healthy snack, the pistachio. We were excited to find out that there’s a day dedicated to them, February 26. In preparation for the day, we were sent information on pistachios as well as some bites to give a try. + keep reading

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Giveaway: BabyDam Bathtub Divider

We are still struggling to get the twins to enjoy bathtime. Did you heve this issue with your ‘lil ones? After hearing about the BabyDam Bathtub Divider, we are wondering if it will make bathtime just a wee bit more fun. This is a pretty awesome baby product that keeps water from filling up the whole tub. keep reading

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Friday Favorites: February 23

It’s been awhile since we’ve shared a Friday Favorites post, but too many good things have crossed our paths and it’s time we start sharing them again!

Friday Favorites: February 23

Eclipse Curtains

November 2016 was pretty scary for us – our ‘lil Ava had an incident with blind cords. When it happened, we removed the blinds and opted to just have some blackout curtains in their room. Now that the spring weather is almost back and the sun is coming up earlier, we’re finding that it’s a real blessing. keep reading

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What We’re Reading: February 13 Edition

What We're Reading

We have been sent books below in exchange for our honest review. All opinions are our own.

What We’re Reading: February 13

A Couch for Llama by Leah Gilbert

What happens when a family loses their couch on their way home from a furniture store and a llama discovers it? Good thing it’s comfy…will the family get their couch back or will llama feel all the sads? You’ll have to read this one to find out! keep reading

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Monster Jam Pittsburgh Wrap-Up

My eyes are burning from the dust and I might not have a voice tomorrow, but getting the opportunity to take all four kids to Monster Jam tonight was INCREDIBLE. We are thankful for our partnership with Feld that makes this possible and as always bring you our honest opinions. keep reading

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Backyard Chickens: 3 Best New Chicken Books for 2018

Fact or Poop – you can tell this mama lives with four kids, because when I saw this title of a book to help with raising backyard chickens, I couldn’t help but giggle! While we aren’t {{YET}} allowed to raise chickens, our good friends happen to have a popular chicken business, so I was excited to come across this giveaway hosted by Mom Blog Society. Good luck! keep reading

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Pennsylvania Families and Paid Parental Leave

It’s been three years since I was anxiously preparing for how things would go when I went on maternity leave, including stashing away some extra money since almost half of it was going to be unpaid for me and two weeks unpaid parental leave for Greg. keep reading

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5 Reasons Pre-School Years Are Prime Time For Learning

Our family has some pretty strong thoughts on the importance of pre-school learning. Both of school-age kids attended pre-k programs, and we’re hoping the twins will start in April. Until then, we’re working on some learning activities at home and in the region. (This post contains affiliate links.) keep reading

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