Category Archives: Misc.

#AskAwayFriday with Lisa from Welcome to my Circus

A couple weeks ago, I did an Ask Away Friday post with Echo from Domain of the Mad Mommy which was a lot of fun!  At the end of the post I asked if anybody else wanted to swap questions and Lysa from Welcome to my Circus (another awesome blogger I had the pleasure ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading

#AskAwayFriday with Echo from Domain of the Mad Mommy

I only recently heard about “Ask Away Friday” through Echo from Domain of the Mad Mommy’s blog. Echo is a funny, regular contributor to the Mommy Reality Challenge and her blog really makes for a hilarious read. Make sure you check it out! Ask Away Friday is a blogger to blogger activity. Bloggers pair up,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Check it out: A Liebster Award!

Check it out: A Liebster Award!

Check it out! I was nominated for a Liebster Award by Jen from JENerally Informed.  A Liebster is an award for up and coming bloggers with less than 500 followers that someone believes deserves recognition.  I’ve only been blogging here at Leapfrog and Lipgloss for a short time, so thanks, Jen, I’m honored! Here areContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Happy 1-month Blog-iversary (to me)!

Happy 1-month Blog-iversary (to me)!

Okay, so I know it’s a little silly to celebrate just a 1-month anniversary of writing a blog (and I promise I won’t celebrate EVERY month), but I put a lot of time and planning into it before I even launched it, so I figured… why not celebrate this little milestone? Highlights: The conversations thatContinue Reading

The Great Maxi Mystery

The Great Maxi Mystery

Since December, I’ve made it a point to add a pack of Always brand Maxi Pads to my cart every week on my grocery shopping outing to donate to a local food pantry at the end of the year. Earlier this evening, while I was cooking dinner, my ever-observant 5 and 7 year old girlsContinue Reading

Paper Games to Play When You’re Stuck Indoors pt 1

Paper Games to Play When You’re Stuck Indoors pt 1

When boredom kicks in, the girls and I will sometimes play paper games to entertain ourselves.  They’re an inexpensive and entertaining way to pass the time with minimal supplies needed and hardly any prep or clean-up. This particular game we call “The Silly Monster Game”. Players needed: 2 or more Ages: 5 and up SuppliesContinue Reading

Teaching Your Kids How to Shop

Teaching Your Kids How to Shop

Earning money, saving money, and giving money to charities are all important life-lessons to teach our children, but how about shopping for “wants”? During holidays and birthdays, sometimes my kids receive gift cards to particular stores, so there’s no “ifs”, “ands”, or “buts”.  That money isn’t going to be saved, it’s going to be spent!Continue Reading