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Kids gift guide for preschoolers 3-5 years old

QCMB HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE | 3-5 YEAR OLDS

Today is day two of our week-long kid’s gift guide. We hope you enjoyed our guide for kids 2 and under yesterday. (Don’t forget to chime in with your favorite ideas in the comments.) We have been having fun compiling gift ideas – some that may be new and others that are classic. We want to make […]

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QCMB HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE | 0-2 YEAR OLDS

Do you ever wish you had a list of gifts for your kids that are recommended by legit, “in-the-trenches” moms? Because while your kids may love flipping through the toy catalogs that fill the mailbox this time of year, you want to be sure you get gifts that you and your kids will love . (Read: Worth the […]

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HOLIDAY MOMS NIGHT OUT | RECAP

It was a fabulous holiday night out at Letter2Word for our special SOLD OUT Moms Night Out on Nov. 17. We loved connecting 150 moms! There was incredible food, drinks, crafts, shopping, pampering, giveaways and more. We especially loved seeing all the mom friends in our Letter2Word Photo Booth. (Check out all of them on Facebook today.) (Thanks to Giraffe Photography for all the […]

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QCMB LOCAL HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FOR MOMS

The Quad Cities is a great place to live, work and play. And it’s also an awesome place to SHOP and GIFT. When you shop local, you can truly impact the community in a big way. According to one study, when you buy from a locally-owned businesses, about 68 percent stays in the community (compared to […]

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6 BENEFITS OF GIRLS IN SPORTS

She shoots. She Scores. I have so much love watching my girls out on the court.  I am a proud momma of three girls, who play sports and love to sweat it out. From softball, to basketball, to the volleyball courts, to dancing on the stage, I love cheering loud for my girls.  And besides […]

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5 STEPS TO STARTING A SUPPER CLUB AND WHY YOU SHOULD

Life is better with friends. I think any of us can agree that REAL, I-don’t-have-to-clean-my-house-or-pretend-anything friends are priceless. Angela’s post last week about prioritizing hit the nail on the head. YOU HAVE TO SCHEDULE YOUR PRIORITIES FIRST and then fit everything else in around them. Pre-kids, it was no big deal to find time for couple […]

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3 SIMPLE STEPS TO PRIORITIZE AND THRIVE

Have you ever found yourself looking at the upcoming week or month ahead with glazed-over eyes and a question burning deep inside your soul…. How. Did. I. Get. This. Busy?! And even better…. Why do I feel like I constantly get nothing done? I have been there more times than I can count and I have […]

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10 MEATLESS CROCKPOT MEALS

My husband and I became vegetarians after a Meatless March challenge almost 4 years ago. What started off as a sort of bet, became a way of life for us. Before we did the challenge I did a lot of research about going vegetarian, the benefits and the cons. Thankfully the benefits are plentiful! Just […]

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