Catherine Faulkenburg

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Catherine is a native South Carolinian who has made Columbia her home. She lives in Irmo with her husband and four children. She is currently a stay at home mom. In a previous life, she taught middle school science, worked for The State Newspaper and performed various tasks at various retail establishments. Catherine is obsessed with subscription boxes, thrifting, and fitness and blogs about all of that and more at Crazyboxlady.com.

Easter Egg Dyeing Fun!

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I have fond memories of using the PAAS Easter Egg dyeing kits when I was a kid. I loved to see the vibrant colors, and had a great time writing on the eggs with...

More Fun Mama Blogs to Read!

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So, since discovering the Columbia SC Moms Blog, you've found lots of great content, a mix of local events and diverse mamas sharing their experiences in the capital of South Carolina. But since we...

Tot Trade – An Insider’s Guide to Shopping Columbia’s Largest Children’s Consignment Event {Sponsored...

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If you are outfitting one child or several, it gets expensive. And when they're little, they rapidly outgrow all of their clothes and toys, so it feels like you are constantly replacing items. If...

Recipes Around the Clock: Warm Breakfasts for Cold Mornings

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My 4 year old would eat a bowl of Cheerios every morning for breakfast if I let him. (And I often do...getting three tiny people dressed is overwhelming.) But on mornings when I actually...

DIY Laundry Detergent

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Ugh, laundry. As a mom of three boys, I could do a load of laundry every day and still not be caught up. Thankfully I have an HE washing machine! I also have sensitive...

DIY Flavored Coffee Creamer

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I love coffee in all forms, but the coffee I love the most comes from the gurgling drips of my Black and Decker coffeemaker every morning. I prepare the filter and fill it with...

Tested: Teething Remedies

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Thank goodness babies get teeth when they are small. And thank goodness babies don't whine quite like they do once they become toddlers and start talking. Because it must be absolutely MISERABLE for those...

What You Won’t Read in “What to Expect”

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Within the past two weeks, two of my friends shared the news they are expecting. For one friend, it's her first. The other friend, it's her second. Me, I have three (which gives me...

I’m on “Team Madelynn!”

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Bringing home a newborn to an older sibling is hard. But when this older sibling is diagnosed with cancer, it is a completely different kind of hard. This has been the reality of Irmo resident Amanda...

Our Monster Jam Experience {Sponsored Post}

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This past Saturday I was able to enjoy a great night with my 4 year old son at the Colonial Life Arena taking in the sights, sounds and smells of the 2014 Monster Jam tour....

My Son Plays With Dolls

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I have three boys. They range from ages 4 1/2 to 18 months. My house is littered with blocks, trucks, trains, cars, and dolls. Dolls? Not dolls in the traditional baby doll sense, but action...

To a Better You in 2014!

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I'm a cliche.  It's true.  In January 2013 I embarked on a fitness journey that to date has resulted in a loss of just over 40 pounds.  I was inspired by a picture taken...