How to Make a Halloween Ghost From Trash Bags

I love making crafts, but sometimes before I know it I’ve spent a small fortune to make one of my ideas come to fruition.  That’s why I am so excited to share this adorable Halloween decoration I created.  I bet you already have every supply you’ll need somewhere in your home.  In fact the main supply is white 13 gallon kitchen trash bags!   In our home we always have Hefty Ultra Strong Drawstring Trash Bags on hand because I love their exceptional performance and low price.  Heck, I’d even compare their strength to John Cena!  Plus did you know … …..

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Avoid the Oops with

It’s amazing how much toilet paper our family of six goes through on a daily basis.  It seems at least once a day I hear one of my children calling from the bathroom that they need more toilet paper.  I head to the linen closet to grab them a fresh roll, but more times than I would care to admit I realize we are completely out.  I know why this happens.  I see the stock pile dwindling as I replace the rolls day after day.  I make a mental note that I need to buy more toilet paper the next … …..

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Conquering the Big, Messy, Beautiful Journey of Motherhood One Stain at a Time with Dreft

Laundry.  I admit that it is my least favorite chore because it never seems to be done.  It’s a never ending cycle that I just never can quite catch up on.  Especially with four little ones in the house and a husband that comes home from work covered in dirt.  There is some laundry that didn’t seem to bother me nearly as much.  Those teeny tiny newborn outfits fresh out of the wash filling my nose with the delicious baby scent.  There’s just something about tiny outfits and that distinct scent that makes the task of laundry a tad more … …..

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3 Ways To Make Spring Cleaning Fun

The sun is shining longer each day.  I’ve been waking to the sound of chipper birds each morning.  Buds are beginning to burst on the trees.  Gentle breezes have been blowing through our front screen door.  And our home is in dire need of a deep spring cleaning.  I’ll be the first to admit that cleaning house ranks around the same place as doing sit-ups or going to the dentist for me.  I would literally rather be doing anything else.  Especially when it comes to the bathroom.  And if I am going to be 100% honest I have to admit … …..

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An #OxiClean Washer is the 1st Step to Clean Laundry

I received this product for free from Smiley360 in exchange for my honest review. You can join Smiley360 here! I’ve been a mom for 5 years now, and a cloth-diapering mom for almost just as long. So not only have I relied heavily on my washing machine to wash my clothes for my family of 5, but I also rely on it twice a week for diaper laundry. With all of the time my washer and I have spent together, it’s pretty safe to say that we have become quite close in recent years. With that, I’ve also learned that … …..

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10 Minute Cleaning Spree with Pledge® & Windex®

This #InstaClean shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Before I had children I admit I definitely had a misconception about what stay at home moms did all day.  I figured how hard could it be to take care of the kids, keep a clean home, and basically just keep things in order.  Well let me tell you it is rather difficult and choices must be made on a daily basis as to what takes importance.  One thing I have learned is that the never ending cycle of laundry and dishes will … …..

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Join Mama Harper & Seventh Generation to become a Toxin Freedom Fighter!

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Seventh Generation. I received a promotional item and product samples as a thank you for participating. Take a peek at your cleaning supplies.  Those same products that you are using to clean your home to protect your loved ones from germs and illness could actually be seriously harming them.  In fact there are more than 80,000 chemicals available in the United States that have never been fully tested for their toxic effects on our health and environment.  Even scarier is the fact that scientists have linked exposure to … …..

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Giving the Gift of a Gentle Clean with Pampers {Plus a Twitter Party & Giveaway}

This review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Pampers. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine. I’m so happy that spring is finally on the horizon, but one thing that I don’t really look forward to is spring cleaning.  With three little ones five and under just keeping the house straightened up and normal chores like laundry and dishes clean can be a challenge.  Pampers knows just how rough spring cleaning can be and so they sent us a “Gentle Spring Cleaning” basket to make the … …..

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It’s Time for Spring Cleaning with OxiClean!

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for OxiClean. I received three product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. When it comes to housekeeping there are two tasks that are literally never complete – laundry and dishes.  Even when I breathe a sigh of relief from tossing the last load of clothes in the washing machine it’s just a false sense of accomplishment because at that exact moment my girls are most likely spilling something down the front of the outfit they are currently wearing.  When … …..

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Be Green & Have Fun with Green Works Pinterest Games

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Green Works. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and promotional item as a thank you for participating. Here at the Harper household we are trying our best to make little changes to live a greener lifestyle.  One of the biggest things we do is cloth diaper which keeps disposables out of landfills, chemicals off of my baby’s bum, and they just look so stinkin cute too.  When packing Alleigh’s lunches for kindergarten I always use containers, reusable snack bags, and real silverware so that nothing … …..

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