Annies Snack Kits

Easy {Healthy} Pre-Packed Lunch & Snack Ideas – Fun With Lunch Series

September 5, 2014 by Calley Pate, 1 Comment

Have a little fun with your kids lunches this year.  You don’t have to spend hours creating beautiful Bento Boxes that look like Hello Kitty to make them fun.  Your kids will love the little touches and I promise, you can do this in less than 5 minutes! In todays post I'm... Read More

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Donate 1 Diaper to Giving Diapers, Giving Hope for Diaper Need Awareness Week

September 5, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

September 8-14, 2014 is Diaper Need Awareness week. This event was started by the National Diaper Bank Network to recognize the diaper gap in America. My friends at Giving Diapers, Giving Hope are part of the solution to diaper need. They’ve helped over 600 families and shipped... Read More

Eco-Friendly Lunch Boxes @TheEcoChic

Waste-Free Lunch Containers – Fun With Lunch Series

September 4, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

Have a little fun with your kids lunches this year.  You don't have to spend hours creating beautiful Bento Boxes that look like Hello Kitty to make them fun.  Your kids will love the little touches and I promise, you can do this in less than 5 minutes! In the first part of... Read More

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What Makes a Lennar Home “Mommy Certified?” #MommyCertified

September 3, 2014 by Calley Pate, 3 Comments

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Lennar Tampa. The opinions shared are my own. For the past few months I've been working on the Mommy Certified campaign with Lennar Homes of Tampa.  Before I started working on this campaign I wondered, "what exactly is a Mommy Certified... Read More

Sleepovers with kids

Sleepover Survival Tips For Parents

September 2, 2014 by Calley Pate, 1 Comment

...and when I say parents, I really mean you - mom! At 11 years old my son has only had about 3-4 sleepovers and they've all been at our house.  I'm starting to wonder if sleepovers are still a "thing" that kids do.  Regardless, this past weekend my son convinced me... Read More

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5 Reasons Skating Rinks Need Open Bars for Parents

August 28, 2014 by Calley Pate, 1 Comment

We are nearing the end of the second week of school and I just survived the first school skate night of the year....barely!  I am convinced that every skating rink needs to have an open bar for the parents and taxi's waiting outside to take them home afterwards. 5 Reasons... Read More

Homemade Fruit Leather @TheEcochic

Simple Fruit Leather Recipe

August 24, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

What happens when you put GoGo Squeez applesauce in a food dehydrator?  You get a super easy and incredibly tasty fruit leather recipe! My husband just bought a food dehydrator and I've been having some fun playing with different fruits and veggies for the past 2 days.  Today... Read More

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EcoCentric Mom Box July/August Review

August 24, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

If you’ve been visiting The Eco Chic for a while, I hope you’ve signed up for ecocentric mom boxes by now.  I’ve been revealing my mom boxes for over a year now and each one if so much fun to receive.  If you’ve signed up, leave a comment below and tell me what... Read More

Senior trainer Abby with Winter and Hope

Winter Has Hope #DolphinTale2

August 21, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

Did you know that Dolphin Tale 2 the movie is coming out September 12th?  I had the honor to be invited to a press junket this weekend in Tampa.  I'm still waiting for someone to wake me up and tell me it was all a dream. We started the weekend with a family trip to... Read More

Type-A Parent Conference Atlanta 2014

August 19, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

As a blogger, one of the most exhilarating and inspiring things to do is attend a blogging conference.  Over the past 5 years I've been to several including a few BlogHers, Blissdom, Mom 2.0, and Type-A.  Each one is different but I always take away something special from these... Read More