The Motherload Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:00:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 It’s the 3 Little Things: New Coffeemaker, Hot Coffee To Go, & a Perfect Tote Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:00:11 +0000 urban-outfitters-small-vegan-tote-bag-2Happy Halloween, friends. It has been a flurry of parent teacher conferences and Halloween preparations over here. My big plans this weekend only involve indulging in a marathon of Netflix-bingeing with my favorite quilt on our giant couch after our trick-or-treating! What about you? Let’s talk about what is making me happy this week! A New […]]]> 0 Freebie Friday October 31, 2014 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:00:46 +0000 freebie fridayWelcome to a Halloween edition of Freebie Friday! We hope you have a great holiday – and wouldn’t some freebies get it off to a nice start? As always, we would like to thank Couponing 101 for assisting us with our freebies each week for loads of deals, savings, and freebies! This week on MomAdvice we have […]]]> 0 Review & GIVEAWAY: Empowered SAFETY Membership Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:00:36 +0000 Empowered-Safety-Review-3*This post is sponsored by the Empowered SAFETY. All thoughts and opinions are my own. When my children were small, I was absolutely obsessed with tracking recall information. Let’s face it; the sheer amount of equipment needed to keep your baby safe in that first year is astounding.  Back then I subscribed to Parents Magazine […]]]> 0 DIY Decorative Thumbtack Pumpkins Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:45:11 +0000 decorative-thumb-tack-pumpkin-tutorial-headerI don’t know about you, but I am always looking for new ways to decorate the holiday table that are festive while staying easy on the budget. The gold trend has really been catching my eye this year so I wanted to create something beautiful and gold that anyone can do, no matter what your […]]]> 0 Amy’s Notebook 10.29.14 Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:00:45 +0000 Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies via Half Baked HarvestSource: Half Baked Harvest   Are you drooling over these simple oatmeal chocolate chip cookies, too? Dear world: Let’s stop giving our crap to the poor. What kids around the world eat for breakfast is making me rethink our breakfasts. 8 ways we often overspend. GUILTY. It’s time to kill school picture day- agree or […]]]> 0 Apron Full of Giveaways 10.28.14 Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:55:10 +0000 Green Chevron-Polka Dot Kid's Apron via EtsySource: Kelleen Kreations,  $23.00   Welcome to our Apron Full of Giveaways! I hope everyone is having a great week this week! As we do each week, here is our round-up of giveaways for our readers. We hope that this is beneficial to you and your family! Please let us know if you guys win […]]]> 0 Do You Really Need That Degree? College Loans, Options, and Savings Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:00:57 +0000 Is that degree really worth itFrom our money & finance contributor, Kelly Whalen. College debt has reached an all-time high in the United States. Collectively, we owe over a trillion dollars in student loan debt. Yes, trillion with a capital T. It’s actually over $1,200,000,000,000. Ouch. Student loan debt is unlike most other debts though in that it is nearly impossible […]]]> 0 Sundays With Writers: The Art of Falling by Kathryn Craft Sun, 26 Oct 2014 13:00:21 +0000 kathryn-craftDebut novelists hold a special place in my heart. I particularly love novelists that never give up and those that spend years crafting the most perfect book. When I finished the final pages of The Art of Falling, I knew that I needed to reach out to the author. What sealed the deal though was […]]]> 0 It’s the 3 Little Things (GIVEAWAY!): New Glasses, Apple Scented Luxuries, & Fitbit Glam Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:30:00 +0000 coastalHappiest of Fridays, friends! It is a happy Friday, indeed, because I get to share a giveaway today of one of my favorite things! I have been hearing a lot from people that this is their favorite feature. I am so happy that this is loved by you as much as I love sharing it. […]]]> 0 Freebie Friday October 24, 2014 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:00:33 +0000 freebie fridayHappy Freebie Friday, everyone! We would like to thank Couponing 101 for assisting us with our freebies each week for loads of deals, savings, and freebies! This week on MomAdvice you can learn how to make a homemade pumpkin pie spice from Diana Bauman or diy a fantastic leather cuff to hide your Fitbit bracelet! You will not […]]]> 0