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All this blog’s posts about my sweet family.

If Pregnancy Were a Shoebox Greeting Card

by jessicaturner on July 24, 2014

Disclosure: This post is the fifth in a six-month series sponsored by Hallmark. All thoughts are my own. Are you familiar with Hallmark’s hilarious Shoebox card line? They are my favorite, especially for birthdays. I stopped in Hallmark last night and couldn’t believe all the fun Shoebox cards they had. However, one topic was missing. […]

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Hot Deal: Free Kiwi Crate Sampler

by jessicaturner on July 22, 2014

I was SOOOO excited when I received this email about this freebie to share with y’all (affiliate links included). Kiwi Crate is offering a free trial for new subscribers! Just pay $3.95 shipping and handling to get a sample kit (one project) for your child to enjoy. The sample kit includes the Starlight Lantern, which […]

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Ivy Kids Education/Craft Kit for Kids

by jessicaturner on July 17, 2014

Today I’m delighted to share about Ivy Kids, a new education/craft subscription kit club for kids. Ivy Kids offered to send me a box to try out with Adeline and Elias. I made a quick video to share the contents of the kit because it is very different from other kids subscription boxes that I […]

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Delicious, Easy BBQ Review + Awesome Giveaway

by jessicaturner on July 15, 2014

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Byron’s BBQ. Every summer we attend a huge 4th of July party on July 3rd at our friends Pete and Brandi’s farm. More than 100 people gather on the property that is as quintessential American as it comes. Think vintage decor, an old […]

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Assigning Chores for Young Kids

by jessicaturner on July 14, 2014

Disclosure: This is the first of two sponsored posts with Haier , who provided our family with a new dishwasher. One thing that we haven’t been great at establishing  with our kids are chores. They do daily tasks like taking dirty dishes to the kitchen and picking up their toys (with prodding), but don’t have […]

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A Quick Pregnancy Update: 13 Weeks

by jessicaturner on July 11, 2014

Well, I’m officially in the second trimester… I’ll be 14 weeks on Monday. (My shirt is non-maternity from thredUP.) Due Date: January 12, 2015 (they moved my due date back one week, though I am still hoping for an early January arrival!) Baby size: 3″ – a peapod Sickness: Unfortunately, I am still throwing up […]

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Summer Swimming Memories – Will You Share?

by jessicaturner on July 10, 2014

At the pool with my family Every day since writing the post Put on That Swimsuit, I have received comments, tweets, Instagram tags and emails from moms who did it. They put on their swimsuits and made memories with their families. It’s been such a joy to read every note and see every picture, like […]

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Free Maven Box from Julep

by jessicaturner on July 3, 2014

I am always looking for new products to try and I think I discovered one that many of you will like – bonus, you can get it for free! Have you heard of Julep Maven boxes? Each month you get brand new beauty products delivered right to your door (and yes, that’s a referral link!). […]

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Throwback Thursday Stories- Summer Vacation

by Sarah Kooiman on July 3, 2014

I’ve decided to do put Throwback Thursday on summer vacation for the next two months. We’ll pick things up again this fall. So link-up if you wrote last week or this week, and if you were too busy enjoying the sunshine, that’s cool too. Happy Summer! An InLinkz Link-up

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Welcome to Project Life Tuesday 2014 If you are new to The Mom Creative, welcome. I hope you will stay awhile. I’m Jessica – wife to Matthew, mom to Elias, a silly and spirited five-year-old, and Adeline, a spunky two-year-old. I’m also a marketing professional, savvy deal finder, photo lover and memory keeper trying to […]

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