Gators Fancy Flops are now for sale on Etsy!

Gator Fancy Flops are now for sale on Etsy!!! TheSuburbanMom LIVES in flip flops. Hey, it’s Florida and my toes need to breathe! I started making Fancy Flops for friends and family about a year ago, and I always receive rave reviews 🙂 So, I decided to set up a little …

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Do I really need a new stapler? Yes!

I blame it on something in the air…  I just LOVE back-to-school shopping. The excitement of new crayons and folders and the anticipation of a new year ahead. I really am a sucker for the back-to-school hype. Since K is too young for all of this, I go a little …

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Thank You!

I grew up writing thank you notes. I can’t remember how young I started, but I know the early ones were just pictures and Mom wrote the notes. Mom taught us to write thank you notes for everything. While I remember a time as a young girl that writing these notes seemed like a pain, now that I have been on both sides I am happy to thank Mom for her instance upon the courtesy of a handwritten thank you.

My husband often jokes about the amount of postage spent on the thank you notes that fly between Mom, my sister and myself (especially around the holidays). He doesn’t understand why we don’t handdeliver them, but it isn’t the same. I grew up with a love for beautiful papers with handwritten thoughts, addressed by hand and decorated with a pretty stamp and return address label. I love to find such things in my mailbox and I know others do too.

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Welcome Friends!

Hi Friends –

I hope this letter finds you well, and if I haven’t talked to you in a while I hope you will enjoy what I want to share. After you check it out, drop me a line to let me know what you think and what you are up to.

I have been blogging about Kendal since the start of my pregnancy, and I have really enjoyed using the blog as a digital baby book of sorts. Also since Kendal was born, I have done more and more freelance writing. But recently, I decided that I wanted an outlet to write about things I want to write about, things I am passionate about – about being a mom. Since I have been, so far, unable to find someone who wants to hire me for my “mom” writing, I decided to create my own place. So with the help of my tech-savvy husband, www.TheSuburbanMom.com was born.

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Facts about the National Do Not Call Registry

If you are tired of the phone ringing with unwanted solicitations during dinner, you aren’t alone. And, if you haven’t heard, there is a solution.  The National Do Not Call Registry is enforced by the FTC and the FCC, and it gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing …

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