Back To School Style From Kohl’s

Frozen Shirt Pants Shoes Kohls

My mini fashionistas love to shop for new clothes, which is probably a good thing since every time I turn around they have outgrown everything in their closet – again. So they love the annual back-to-school hunt for new clothes. Shopping for new school clothes always means a trip to Kohl’s for a great selection […]

Back To School Deals 8/24 – 8/30

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Well, school has been back in session for two weeks around here so we will soon say goodbye to the hot school supply deals. So if there are any supplies you need to stock up on so you have extras for the year, now is the time. It is also a great time to pick […]

Back To School With The Perfect Backpack And Lunch Box ~ Giveaway

Wildkin Olive Butterfly Lunch Box

There are many very important decisions to be made when back-to-school shopping. One of the most important decisions — choosing the perfect backpack and lunchbox combo. That decision is not quickly decided upon in our house. In fact, last year K said no to so many options that it finally came down to the last weekend […]

Back to School Popsicle Stick Pencil Teacher Gift Craft

Popsicle Stick Pencil Back to School Craft

During the last few days of summer, my daughter could hardly wait for school to start. It was all she could talk about.  To keep her occupied, and excited, we made back-to-school crafts. Having eaten a ton of Popsicles this summer, we made a DIY pencil using one of our favorite art supplies — Popsicle Sticks. Get […]

Cute, Comfy & Stylish Back To School With OshKosh B’Gosh

Oshkosh Back to School Dress

Last year I rediscovered OshKosh B’Gosh, and I fell in love. Adorable, age-appropriate styles in sizes for both of my girls at affordable prices, what’s not to love?! Oh and these two smiling faces in matching outfits helps too!  Have I told you that my girls love – LOVE – to wear matching outfits? They beg, both of […]

Free Printable: First Day Of School Sign P-12

The Suburban Mom First Day Of School

I wasn’t going to do it. I wasn’t going to design another First Day of School sign for my daughter. But as I sat on the couch the night before first grade, inspiration (and perhaps some new school year jitters) took over and a new series of printable first day of school signs was born. […]

Back To School Deals 8/17 – 8/23

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One week down for my big kid and my little starts this week. Whew. So far it’s shaping up to be a great school year! When do your kids go back? There are still some great deals to be had if you haven’t finished your school supply shopping, and even if you have don’t forget there are […]

Back To School Deals 8/10 – 8/16

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This is it. Tomorrow is the first day of first grade for my daughter – it is officially time to go back to school! Supplies have been purchased, her backpack has been packed and the ever-so-important first day of school outfit has been selected. Here she comes first grade!  If you didn’t notice the new tab […]

Get Excited – It’s Back-To-School Shopping Time

Target Back To School Shopping

I have this theory about back-to-school shopping — getting excited about school supply shopping can set the tone for the entire year. It is more than going out to pick up the requisite supplies, it is the kick off for a whole new year of possibilities. When kids are excited about picking out their supplies, they are excited […]

Back To School Deals 8/3 – 8/9

Back to School

How is your back to school shopping going? We are virtually done. There are a few minor things and wish list items we need, but we are nearly there. (The big thing is that we still need a first day of school outfit!!)  If you still have shopping to do, don’t miss the $5 off […]

Back To School Countdown Free Printable

Back to School First Day Countdown

In our house, the countdown until school starts is on. We we try to cram in the last bits of summer fun and all of our back to school shopping, the questions about how many days until school starts have already started. To help my kids keep track of the days until school starts I […]

5 Things You Should Know About First Grade

5 Things You Should Know About First Grade Common Core

After a fun year in Kindergarten, and a nice summer break it is nearly time to return to school. This year K will be in First grade. As emotional as I was about the start of Kindergarten last year, first grade seems just as monumental. Even though she will attend the same school, first grade sounds […]

Amazon – Save 20% on Back-to-School Essentials

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Amazon is offering an additional 20% savings right now on back-to-school essentials including clothing, shoes and watches. Just make a purchase on eligible items over $50 and use coupon code 20SCHOOL at checkout for the additional savings. Discount is valid through August 1, 2014. Check out the Amazon Back-to-School shop.

13 Frozen Back To School Supplies

Frozen Back to School

Frozen mania continues in my house with my girls wanting anything and everything Frozen. Even back to school supplies can’t escape the cast of Elsa’s magical spell. And we love it! Frozen Thermos FUNtainer - These are the best water bottles ever. My girls have several of them. (Shhh Frozen ones are on their way to our house!) […]

Back To School Deals 7/27 – 8/2

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Oh. My. Gosh. This week it is August!!! Where did summer go? My oldest goes back to school August 11, which only leaves two shopping weeks! I am headed to Target this week to get the bulk of my shopping done — wish me luck! (BTW – there are tons of great Target printable coupons […]