Category Archives: Family

Apple Oatmeal Yogurt Muffins

30 Day Breakfast Challenge & Apple Oatmeal Yogurt Muffins 18 days ago I got up before my kids, and prepared them a non-cereal breakfast. They walked into the kitchen that Monday morning pleasantly surprised to find a fresh fruit smoothie (packed with hidden protein) and a hot egg breakfast.   What started as a little… Continue Reading

Putting Edge Glow in the Dark Mini Golf and Arcades – Great Winter Activity!

Putting Edge Glow in the Dark Mini Golf and Arcades – Great Winter Activity!

Putting Edge Glow in the Dark Mini Golf and Arcades – Great Winter Activity I don’t know about you, but I’m getting tired of all this snow!  School was off almost more than it was on during the month of January, and it’s been way too cold to let my kids even enjoy all the… Continue Reading

Prevent A Tragedy – Securing Furniture To A Wall!

Prevent A Tragedy – Securing Furniture To A Wall!

Prevent A Tragedy - Securing Furniture To A Wall! On either side of my eldest daughter’s bed are bookshelves, and they are connected together in the middle with another shelf.  When we purchased the furniture a few years ago, we were told to secure it all to the wall.  As with many things in our lives,… Continue Reading

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Year Long Photo Journal – Enter TO WIN – ENDS TOMORROW!

Year Long Photo Journal – Enter TO WIN – ENDS TOMORROW!

Year Long Photo Journal – Enter TO WIN – ENDS TOMORROW! Have you entered to WIN a $25 Gift Certificate to Snapfish yet?  There are still a few days left to enter :). I’m now a few weeks into our Year Long Family Photo Journal, and so far I’ve actually been able to stick to… Continue Reading

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Creating A Family Photo Journal

Creating A Family Photo Journal

Creating A Family Photo Journal Are you looking for a fun and easy way to document your year and your kids’ growth?  Every year, at the end of the year, I wish I had a photo album of the entire year, but the idea of that project is just way too overwhelming to me. I… Continue Reading

Happy 3rd Birthday Little Man!

Happy 3rd Birthday Little Man!

Today everyone thought that 11/12/13 was special because of the date.  In our house is was special because Little Man turned 3!  Where has the time gone? Elliot, It was 3 years ago today that you made me a Mommy for the 3rd (and final) time, Emma a big sister for the 2nd time, and… Continue Reading

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Do Your Kids Wake Up TOO EARLY? – The Good Nite Lite – Our Favorite Sleep Aid

Do Your Kids Wake Up TOO EARLY? – The Good Nite Lite – Our Favorite Sleep Aid

The Good Nite Lite – Our Favorite Sleep Aid – Help your kids get a good night’s sleep! For those of you who know us in “real life” know that we are very strict with bed time and nap time, and our kids all follow our rules.  Some of this has to do with personalities.… Continue Reading

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Happy 4th Birthday Princess Madelyn! May 5, 2013

WOW!  I can’t believe my little girl, Princess Madelyn, is 4 today!  Where has the time gone that I now have a 6 year old, a 4 year old and a 2 1/2 year old?  Once again, I had planned to sit down early in the day to write my HAPPY BIRTHDAY message…and once again, my day… Continue Reading

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Happy 6th Birthday Emma!  April 25, 2013

Happy 6th Birthday Emma! April 25, 2013

I want to take a minute to wish my daughter a VERY HAPPY 6th Birthday!  I had planned to write this post earlier today, but this is the first time ALL DAY, I’ve been able to sit down in front of the computer. 6 years ago today, April 25, 2007, Emma was unexpectedly born 4… Continue Reading

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Enter To Win A Trip To The Grand Opening Of The All New Crayola Experience

Enter To Win A Trip To The Grand Opening Of The All New Crayola Experience

Enter to Win A Trip To The Grand Opening of The All New Crayola Experience – Opening May 2013! Are you a Crayola Fan?  Have you ever thought about taking your kids to Crayola World in PA?  We went a few summers ago and it was a lot of fun!  My eldest has been asking… Continue Reading

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Happy Passover from Shopping With Les!

Happy Passover from Shopping With Les!

To all of our Shopping with Les readers who are celebrating Passover, I hope you have a WONDERFUL holiday!  Passover is one of my favorite holidays!  Though all of the preparations are crazy and keep us very busy, which is why I haven’t been around as much lately, but spending the time with my family… Continue Reading

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Valentine’s Day Spirit – Fun Heart Hairdo

Valentine’s Day Spirit – Fun Heart Hairdo

   So our family doesn’t usually make a big deal out of Valentine’s Day.  Until this year, my kids go to a Jewish preschool that doesn’t celebrate it, and so it just went by like any other day.  But, this year is a little different.  My eldest is in kindergarten at our neighborhood school, where… Continue Reading

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Sesame Street Live – Coming to Detroit!  Win a Family 4 Pack to Opening Night 1/24/13

Sesame Street Live – Coming to Detroit! Win a Family 4 Pack to Opening Night 1/24/13

Sesame Street Live is Coming to Detroit January 24 – February 18! Do your kids LOVE Sesame Street?  Would they like to see Sesame Street Live? Mark your calendar for a musical event like no other—monsters making music! Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and all their Sesame Street friends are taking to the Fox Theatre… Continue Reading

CVS Halloween Party – October 21

CVS will have it’s 2nd annual Halloween party, this coming Sunday, October 21 from 1 – 3pm!  Kids that come in costume will get a FREE Halloween gift with any purchase, along with a fun pack filled with $15 in Halloween coupons including: Free 5 x 7 photo taken and developed in-store $5 off any… Continue Reading

Lego KidsFest Ticket Winner

Congratulations to Trina P., the Shopping with Les Lego KidsFest Ticket Winner!    The Lego KidsFest is coming in JUST A FEW WEEKS!  From October 12 – 14, 2012, the Lego KidsFest will take place at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi!  It’s NOT TOO LATE to get your tickets!  In every other city that has held… Continue Reading