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The Best of Rissa Says Inspired by NickMom #MotherFunny #Shop

My list of funny things my toddler has said is part of a sponsored post for Collective Bias® and Nickelodeon's NickMom.com. All things were said by my daughter. She's pretty honest except when she lies about pooping (but that's a story for another day). From the day she began talking, we've delighted


Sand Cake Recipe

Since Rissa wanted to be Tinker Bell for Halloween and I decided to combine the kids' birthday parties this year, I attempted a fairy pirate theme. So, Xander was a pirate. I had more ideas in my head than I was able to execute and opted for more simplicity a few hours


My Initial Impression of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 #VZWVoices #Mom

Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Moms Voices program and have been provided with a wireless device and six months of service in exchange for my honest opinions about the product. It's been an Android year for our family. Earlier this year we decided to switch from our iPhone 4 to


Unreal Cake Cookie Bars Recipe

I love cake and I love cookies. My daughter likes them too but makes less of a mess when eating cookies. Over the weekend I needed a recipe to make something sweet to take along for a get together. I decided only a few hours beforehand that I wanted to make something.