I’m Down!

I’m Down!

As much as I hate to admit it, I am too busy for Mommy’s Playbook right now!  My family is in the middle of lots of changes (all are good) and I just don’t have time to keep this site going right now.  Please excuse the delay in posting.  I will be back near the
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Find ME at Powered by Mom! {Super Hero Giveaway too!}

Find ME at Powered by Mom! {Super Hero Giveaway too!}

I have been so busy lately that I haven’t had a chance to let you know that you can now find me over at Powered by Mom!    There, you will find me reviewing products for my little ones (and maybe even for the, not-so-little-ones).   I’d love for you to hop over and tell Michelle hello!  
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Shopping Saturday ~ Valentine’s Day Edition!

Shopping Saturday ~ Valentine’s Day Edition!

Welcome to Mommy’s Playbook’s Shopping Saturday, a new series here to discuss everything we need and mostly what we want (smile).  I have worked as a reviewer for several years now and I’d love to tell you more, after the review is over, information.  Think of it as the post game wrap-up – welcome to
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How to NOT Hate Your Husband {When you already do}

How to NOT Hate Your Husband {When you already do}

  Once upon a time I hated my husband.  Once upon a time he hated me too.  How you can reach that point with someone you love so greatly is one of the saddest things to me. My husband and I have been married for fourteen years.   Those who know us personally will agree, nothing
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The How [Not]To Guide To Parenting & Marriage

The How [Not]To Guide To Parenting & Marriage

If you love to laugh about everyday family happenings then you need to pick up a copy of this book. In the How-Not-To-Guide to Parenting and Marriage, the author is a father of two girls married to a nurse. Throughout the book he really captivates your attention to events that I think any family can relate to. The humor
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Ch-Easy Potato Broccoli Soup

Ch-Easy Potato Broccoli Soup

The other night I made the easiest Potato Broccoli Soup out of the remnants my friend had in her pantry.  It was so good I had to share with you.  I hope you enjoy this cheesy potato broccoli soup during these cold winter days we all seem to be having. Directions: Peel 2.5 lbs (or
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Protecting Our Gun Rights – Women have them too!

Protecting Our Gun Rights – Women have them too!

This happened to a friend of mine today!  (Yes, the above graphic is a true story.)  Two strange men drove up to her home when she was alone with her two children.  She lives in a very secluded area – they didn’t pull into her yard by accident.  She never did find out what they
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Mexican Corn Chowder

Mexican Corn Chowder

A few years ago I found a great-looking recipe for Mexican corn chowder in one of my favorite cookbooks. The problems:  1) It took me forever to make on my own because it required me to cut all sorts of fresh ingredients – just so I could cook them down.  This made no sense to
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Turning Trash into Treasure!

Turning Trash into Treasure!

All of my friends know that I am all-about pulling great finds out of the trash… this is one of them!  This toy is called the Fisher Price Learning Home and it retails for $89!  I received mine for FREE!  Take a look: The trouble with this toy was that it had a lot of
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My Toddler Won’t Eat! ~ Physical Therapy Lessons

My Toddler Won’t Eat! ~ Physical Therapy Lessons

This week my little guy has graduated from working on his Fine Motor Skills in physical therapy, and has moved forward with his taste and texture concerns. This is especially exciting to me because he won’t eat!  It is difficult to reach the end of the day and see the plates of food all over
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