Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Back to School Shopping!?!

I know I say it every year, but can it really be back to school season already!?!?!  I feel like I'm just getting into the swing of summer... I haven't even gotten a chance to go camping or to the beach yet {yeah, I know that makes me a bad Michigander, but no... Something about 5 kids + sweaty sandy sun baked skin, just doesn't appeal to me, but I know beach outings are obligatory when you live in the Great Lakes State!}  So instead of focusing on the impending school year, I've decided to spend a little extra time in my shop this week ;)  That's a good thing for you, but a bad thing for my mounting to do.  But ah, I'll worry about that later... 

So while I'm working on some new earring flavors, why don't you do some back to school shopping Mama style ;)  With a new piece of jewelry, you'll be ready to face the change of season with a smile on your face!  
Not like you need an excuse for some new jewelry ;)  But the next 2 orders placed on OrganicMamasShop.com will receive a free Nursing Necklace!

If you found your way here via Pinterest or some winding way through the interwebs, don't forget to visit me on Facebook and add me to your news feed for the latest giveaways, sales, and other helpful Mama info!

And just as a little teaser, I'm going to try to post some pics later this week from my newly 9yr olds Narnia Birthday party!  It was wonderful and tons of fun, but pretty simple and very un-pinteresting ;)  But that's a good things and I'll tell you why!

Comment below and tell me I'm not the only one ready to think about back to school!?!

Hope you all have a beautiful week! 

Monday, July 16, 2012

A little fun to get back in the swing of things!

After a much needed break, I'm back :)  
While I work on a little shop keeping this week, let's have a little fun!!  I posted on FB last weekend and told you that however many like the post got, that would be the value of our prize pack!   
65 of you liked it!  

So the prize this week will be a gift certificate worth $65!!  

Here's a few suggestions ;)
Zebra Jasper
 A new Deluxe Mama Nursing Necklace
"Mama Blues" Deluxe Necklace
 Or what about...
Fancy Jasper Nursing Bracelet

And speaking of Nursing Bracelets, did you know that they're not just for nursing?!?  Right now I'm using my to keep track of how many glasses of water I drink :)  
I don't know about your part of the country, but up here in Michigan, it's been nearly 100 degrees for the past MONTH!  
{We Northerners are not used to this!!!} 
So I've been trying extra hard to get plenty of water!  
How about you?  Feeling a little dehydrated?  This might be just what you need :)

Here's my first attempt at rafflecopter ;)  
So if you hit any snags please let me know asap!  

The contest will run until Saturday the 21st at midnight!  
You can enter every day :)  
So have fun and let me know if you have any questions or would like to place an order!  

FREE SHIPPING at the main store OrganicMamasShop.com!!  
{not valid on etsy shop in sidebar}

So thankful for you all!  And you are always in my prayers!!  Thanks for allowing me to do what I love ;)

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Sunday, January 1, 2012

31 Day Mama Challenge!

I saw this idea on Pinterest about a 30 day Mom challenge.
There were 30 simple things to do to help you become a better Mom.
I thought it was a great list, but some of the challenges lacked
something tangible to do, like "Focus on Joy".
Great thought, but in practice, I know I'd get to the end of the day and think,
"Oops, I forgot to focus on joy today!" I need something more specific I could do.

So, here's my plan! I'm going to use that list as a starting point and come up with a daily challenge and something small that we can all do to help us become a better Mom!

Who's in??

Day 1: Think of an activity that everyone in your family would enjoy then go do it!

Schedule a date and mark it in stone! No excuses! Even schedule a rain day {or more likely this time of year, a sick day!} Don't let anything get in the way of this awesome family adventure!

It could be something free like...

  • Drive in Movie @ Home!

  • DIY Talent Show! Everyone must plan an act! Or come up with some story starters and choose 2 family member to act out the rest of the story. Include a concession stand for fun!

  • Sledding (plan a nice hot snack or meal for afterwards)

  • Snowman Building Contest (complete with prizes for most creative, biggest, ect...)

  • Plan a scavenger hunt! (around your house with the final clue being an ice cream sundae bar, or around your neighborhood!)

If you've got a little money to burn...

  • Laser Tag! {remember how much fun that was when you were a kid?!}

  • Bowling {relatively cheap, and even the little ones will get a kick out of bumper bowling!}

  • Visit a Museum you've never been to! {Road Trip! Plan question and answer game or slug bug for the car ride)

Do something charitable together...

  • Volunteer at a soup kitchen

  • Visit a children's hospital and volunteer to lead a story time or craft activity

LinkWhat other ideas do you have?

Now, spend 5-10 minutes, maybe quickly poll your family, and decide what you'll do and put it on the calendar! If you need to make arrangements, put it at the top of your to do list for Monday morning :)

Don't forget to report back! I'd love to hear what you guys decide to do? And I'd love it if you post an action shot on my FB page :)