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Water, Water Everywhere – Chit Chat

I’m sitting in my office debating whether or not to let my kids get a hamster.  It has nothing to do with water, but that’s where I am today. Where was I over the weekend?  On the water!   The … Continue reading

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Operation: Smile Brighter

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Colgate® Optic White® Express White.  All opinions are mine alone.  #OpticSmiles #CollectiveBias The last two years have been full of transformations for me.  I’ve lost around 50 lbs, become much … Continue reading

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5 Ways To Live Greener In 2015 Without Breaking The Bank

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and it’s Energizer Eco Advanced.  All opinions are mine alone.  #BringingInnovation #CollectiveBias When most people think “green” or “eco-friendly”, they also think “more expensive” and that’s not necessarily the case.  There … Continue reading

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Strawberry Milkshake Shots

Your typical milkshake is probably better suited for Summer, but these… these milkshakes are good all year long!  Not quite suited for the kiddos, these Strawberry Milkshake Shots are for the 21 and up crowd, but you could make the … Continue reading

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Growing Up Fairytale: An Ever After High Marathon

This post is sponsored by Netflix. As a member of the Netflix #StreamTeam, I receive complimentary Netflix streaming. We were Netflix customers for years before becoming members of the #StreamTeam. All opinions are mine and mine alone. Yesterday was a … Continue reading

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Do I Want To Build A Snowman? No, No I Do Not

I woke up on time this morning, early even.  Woke up the kids, jumped in the shower, shuffled everyone around to ensure we were ready to head out the door ahead of schedule (yay!). Then my phone rang.  It was … Continue reading

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Why I Bought My 8 Year Old A Cell Phone

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and it’s advertisers, the T-Mobile Simply Prepaid™ plan and Samsung Galaxy Avant. All opinions are mine alone. #ChangingPrepaid #CollectiveBias When I got married in 1999, I said I would do it … Continue reading

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Traits of a Attractive Man

What makes a man attractive? That’s a loaded question, one that will change at many points throughout your life.  Age, hormones and circumstances all come into play.  So, on my drive to work a few days ago, I caught the … Continue reading

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Last Minute Valentines Day Gifts Under $25

Valentine’s Day… It’s practically here!  My kiddos are easy – they just want chocolate, and lots of it.  Most of your significant others won’t be quite so easy to shop for.  I read an article a few days ago that … Continue reading

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Win Grace Thomas, The Newest American Girl {Giveaway}

If you’ve been hanging around for any length of time, you know that we’re a little bit American Girl obsessed.  (Evidence here, here, here and here…. there’s a whole section devoted to them under the Crafts & Hobbies tab up … Continue reading

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