Easy Brunch Playdate + LeapTV

November 14, 2014

This post is sponsored by LeapTV and MomSelect. Matthew has been out of town for nearly two weeks with World Vision (he comes home today!). I tried to plan a few activities for the kids amidst this long separation because I knew it was going to be hard on all of us. One of the […]

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Free Christmas Cards – Ends Wednesday (11/12/14)

November 11, 2014

Just a quick reminder on this awesome card deal because it ends tomorrow night! I asked on Facebook earlier this week what deals people wanted me to post this holiday season and card deals ranked high on this list. Today is the last day to get 10 free cards from Tiny Prints with the code […]

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Love & Food: Turn the Tables on Child Hunger

November 11, 2014

This post is sponsored by Unilever. With two growing kids, it seems like someone is always complaining about being hungry or needing a snack in my house. While they might not realize it, I know how fortunate we are to have a stocked refrigerator, freezer and pantry. Their hunger is a far cry from the […]

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Inside Our Closet Reading Nook

November 7, 2014

One of the first remodel projects we did in our home when we moved in two years ago was convert a walk-in closet above our garage into a reading room for our kids. I think I had aspirations to find a perfect rug to brighten the space more or add some Christmas lights, but after […]

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HOT DEAL: Free Christmas Cards from Tiny Prints

November 6, 2014

Each year, I share the best deals on cards during the holiday season. And the best deals happen now – Thanksgiving, so you definitely want to take advantage of these! Here’s the first one I’m sharing this season, and it’s a great one. Get 10 free cards from Tiny Prints with the code 10FREECARDS (affiliate […]

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Project Life Tuesday: 6 Months Behind Edition

November 4, 2014

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 six-year-old, and Adeline, a spunky three-year-old. I’m also a marketing professional, savvy deal finder, photo lover and memory keeper trying to […]

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Annual Halloween Costume Link-Up

November 3, 2014

Did your family have a great Halloween? We definitely did! Our day started out with a little rain, but nothing too bad. Adeline got to dress up for daycare, so I was able to snap a few morning pictures of her with my mom, who was visiting this week. I love this one because it […]

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Happy Halloween: Link-Up Reminder

October 31, 2014

Happy Halloween! Pictured above is my sweet nephew in the goomba costume I made him (I modified this tutorial). Any other Mario and Luigi fans out there? This is a friendly reminder that Monday will be The Mom Creative’s annual Halloween costume link-up. So get those blog posts written with your family’s Halloween photos and […]

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Free God Made Light Activity Sheets

October 30, 2014

If you have read this blog at all in the past two weeks or followed me on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, then you know that Matthew and I recently self-published a children’s booked called God Made Light. The talented illustrator created a set of activity sheets using art from the book, which we are pleased […]

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Making Time to Read: 3 Book Recommendations

October 29, 2014

Yesterday in my post on taking things a day at a time, I mentioned how I have been still taking time to read. It has been CRITICAL to carve out fringe hours to make time for myself in these busy weeks. In the past month I have devoured three books – partly because of their […]

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