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Holiday Handprint Ornament Keepsake from Pottery Barn Kids

I’m so excited I was given the opportunity to try out the Holiday Handprint Ornament from Pottery Barn Kids.  As a mommy I just LOVE any kind of sentimental keepsakes.  I cherish every moment I have with Alice and being able to keep a moment forever set in stone marshmallowy clay is perfect.

Alice loved creating this with me.  Alice being old enough to make this herself just makes the ornament even more special!

I had my hubs open up the bag of clay and the first thing he said with “OH, it’s like marshmallows” which is just was the directions stated it would be. It’s soft and the perfect snowy white color.

The directions were easy to follow.

Here is Alice kneading the dough.

and here she is rolling the dough.  The kit comes with everything you need. Cookie cutters, rolling pin, ribbon, hole punch, glue, safe and non-toxic air dry marshmallow clay and snowy glitter if you choose the glitter ornament. There is no mixing, measuring or baking involved. So, if your kids are old enough this is a wonderful craft for them to make and makes for an extra special gift or keepsake.

Alice placing her handprint.

After using the cookie cutter to cut out our ornament we had a little extra clay and made a lil’ snowman ornament.

After it dried over night I added the glue with a paint brush so that I didn’t get it in her actual handprint.

I used another dry paintbrush to gently brush away the extra glitter from her handprint.

After we let the glitter dry over night, I used the hole punch then added the ribbon.

Here is Alice’s special Holiday Handprint Ornament from Pottery Barn Kids!! Adorable isn’t it!? I just love it!

Here is the snowman we made!

They both made a wonderful addition to our Christmas tree.

Shopping at Pottery Barn Kids was fun. Everything is so pretty and whimsical in the store.

While I was there I grabbed Alie this adorable Thankful Plate!

Pottery Barn Kids features a large selection of wonderful gifts and keepsake items ideal for gift giving and receiving for any special occasion all year long . Each item is set to to capture precious moments of a child’s life, and make lasting memories. The Holiday Handprint Ornament would make a great baby gift and keepsake, makes every baby shower, christening , baptism, birthday, or any occasion for that matter, all the more special.

The Holiday Handprint Ornament can be purchased at Pottery Barn Kids In store  or online.

 

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™, but all my opinions are my own http://cmp.ly/3/KqtZiE

Amazon Gold Box Deal of the Day: Assassin’s Creed 3!

 

 

 

 

Thank you to Ubisoft for sponsoring this post. Please visit Amazon.com to get your own copy of Assassin’s Creed 3, today’s Gold Box Deal of the Day! I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective. All opinions are my own.

I don’t know about y’all but this blogging wife/mama/superwoman likes “ME” time. There are many ways of achieving “ME” time one of which is letting the husband go at in to the wee hours of the morning with his buddies online playing video games or playing his story telling/roll playing games. You should see his face sometimes when I come downstairs after putting the baby girl to bed and I say “oh are you not going to play your games tonight”! He is just so confused as to why I would be disappointed that he is not playing. It is kinda funny. Poor husbands, they just do not know it is the perfect excuse to check emails, respond to blog comments, and  browse Pinterest!!

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I know one of the games he has been hinting at “needing” is Assassin’s Creed III.  All of his gaming buddies are playing it. If your husband, boyfriend, significant other or yourself need a copy of Assassin’s Creed 3, then I have a DEAL for you!!

TODAY’S Gold Box Deal of the Day on Amazon is a a copy of Assassin’s Creed III for $33!! That is nearly half off!! The deal begins TODAY December 11, 2012 at 12:01am PST!! Hurry and jump on this one! The deals sell out fast!

Clever Girls will also giving away FIVE copies of Assassin’s Creed III today December 11th, via Twitter to anyone who RT (re-tweets) the following:

Amazon Gold Box Deal of the Day: Assassin’s Creed 3! To buy: http://clvr.li/AC3Gold – RT to enter to win a copy! #AC3Gold

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The Polar Express is coming to town!

I’m so excited to take Alice to see The Polar Express this year!!  It will be her first time!!  Have you taken your kids?

All Aboard! The Polar Express comes to life this holiday season as the Texas State Railroad rolls out of the station bound for the “North Pole!” Come early and climb aboard with your family to cozy-up and enjoy our festively-decorated vintage train cars. Dancing chefs deliver hot chocolate and a cookie to each guest to savor while music from the Polar Express movie plays en route to the North Pole. Make sure to have your tickets handy, because your conductor will be by shortly to punch each child’s ticket. Before arriving at the North Pole, the iconic book, The Polar Express is read as your Chef turns the pages to share the beautiful illustrations in the original book. With the station far away, The Polar Express magically arrives at the outskirts of Santa’s North Pole village, where Santa Claus himself and his elves joyously welcome the train! As you stay comfortably settled and warm in your seat, Santa and his helper elf board the train! During the return trip, Santa will greet each child with his signature holiday spirit and the first gift of Christmas: a bell cut from his sleigh. It is said that only children and those who still believe can actually hear the bell ring. Join in the singing as your Chef or Conductor lead Christmas caroling on the 30-minute return trip. For those wanting the magic to last or to do a little Christmas shopping, visit our gift shop in the station for special Polar Express gifts and merchandise. Oh, one last thing, children are encouraged to wear their PJ’s; adults who still believe have been known to wear them, too! So, are you coming? All Aboard!

All Aboard the Polar Express is coming to the Texas State Railroad, visit https://www.texasstaterr.com/ or call 877-726-7245 to climb aboard.

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WIN a $100 Walmart Gift Card by Turning Bedtime Battles into Bedtime Victories

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of PULL-UPS® Night*Time for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

Alice has always been pretty good with her bedtime routine.  Once she was potty trained at age 2 and a half she wore PULL-UPS® to bed.  She always loved the cute designs and she never had a problem wearing them. They felt comfortable and weren’t bulky like a diaper.

Right before she turned 4 she decided that she was a “big girl” and didn’t need to wear PULL-UPS® any more. Unfortunately, her body wasn’t onboard with this decision just yet.  I’ve read that there is not much you can do, training wise for night time and that when their bodies where ready they were just ready.

My mom bought us a bed pad and we let her go to bed in just her panties. After two weeks of middle of the night changings and washing sheets everyday, I needed her to wear those PULL-UPS®!!  She wouldn’t do it. She would get so upset and then I would feel so guilty trying to make her wear them. So, we went weeks of middle of the night changings and daily sheet washing. Then suddenly, she was only wetting once a week, then once every other week and then once a month.

IF I had had the new PULL-UPS® Night*Time Glow in the Dark ,I bet she would have worn them. It would of been something fun for her. She wouldn’t have been upset and Mommy wouldn’t have felt guilty.

The new PULL-UPS® Night*Time Glow in the Dark feature Cinderella for girls and Cars Lighting McQueen and Mater for the boys.  You charge them up under a light for about 30 seconds, turn of the lights and let your kids have fun in their Glow in the Dark PULL-UPS® Night*Time!!

Right now, you can enter to win a $100 Walmart gift card by creating your very own fun Glow Show Story!  You choose characters, places, things, colors to create your own personal story. You can create as many stories and enter as many times as you like. Even more fun and more chances to win!

Use the coupon below and save on the PULL-UPS® Night*Time, and if you share the coupon your $1 savings will turn into $2!

Do you have a bedtime victory you would like to share, or maybe some bedtime routine and potty training advice?  I would love for you to share in the comments below.  Make sure you click over to create your story and enter to win!

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