The Back To School Blues

Trust me, it's not about the 6 hours of free time I'll magically get back that has me singing the back-to-school blues.  Not even close.  Instead, it's the dent on my bank account.  School fees, new clothes, new gear all lumped into one single month... and enough to deck out two stylish boys. The game just got even pricier now that my eleven year old now wears mens' clothes.  You read that right, my son and my hubby can share shirts now. I'm not … [Read more...]

Send the Kids Back To School with Crayola

*Please note, the following contest is open to residents of Canada* It's quite possibly one of the best feelings out there.  Breaking into a brand new box of Crayola crayons.  Sliding them out of the top of the box, and making that first mark with them... Staying inside the lines, or not.  Maybe there aren't any lines.  Either way.  Brand new Crayola crayons are one of lifes really good things. It is the only brand I buy.  Really, truly. … [Read more...]

Get Mabel’s Ultimate Back To School Combo At Early Bird Pricing!

*This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. This is it.  I am officially a free bird! Well, in about nine and a half weeks, and only from 8am until 3pm. My last baby is going to school. MY LAST BABY IS GOING TO SCHOOL! ***insert angels singing here*** I've already begun talking up how fun school will be.  What the rules will be, and how he'll have to "be on … [Read more...]

Fill That Stocking for Under $25 at Walmart #CBIAS

Disclosure:  I am a member of the Collective Bias Social Fabric Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser.  One of my favorite parts of Christmas is buying all the little treats that go into my kids stockings.  The little trinkets that I know they'll love (and that might just allow me to sleep an extra 20 minutes on Christmas morning).  Our Christmas morning … [Read more...]

The Scents Of The Season from Glade {Giveaway}

One of my favorite things about the holidays is all the spicy scents that come along with it.  The gingerbread cookies baking in the oven, the mulled cider simmering on the stove.  The sugar cookies cooling on the rack...and the delicious apple spice cake we'll be having for desert tonight.  The holidays are a time for tradition...and when tradition finds us in the kitchen producing scrumptious treats all season long, it's not hard to be taken … [Read more...]

Copyright © 2013 A Busy Mommy - All Rights Reserved - Design by RL Web Designs