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Yummy Healthy Snacks From Green Plate Foods – Review and Giveaway

Whenever we go for a play date with friends, I feel like the oddball who’s got full-sized fruit or crackers for my kids. We’re usually in such a rush that I don’t have time to cut up a bunch of fruit and there really aren’t any other healthy, easy options…or so I thought until I […]

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Make Boating a Family Discovery this Summer with Discover Boating

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Discover Boating. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation.   And it’s sunshine, blue eyes, tan lines, slow tide rollin’, White sand, cold can, koozie in my hand, just a summertime strolling, Chillin’, breezing, sippin’, singin’ “Whoa-oa-oh” Beachin’ […]

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NueVue Cases Keeps Your Device Clean

Do you ever think about how much bacteria could be on your cell phone? Think about it, we take our cell phones everywhere…and I do mean everywhere. Well, studies show that the average smartphone is covered with more bacteria than toilet seats, kitchen counters and the bottom of shoes. Ew. Say hello to NueVue – […]

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Sport Chalet Has Summer Fun Gear!

In our neck of the woods, it’s pretty uncommon for kids to attend a summer camp. According to a recent survey conducted by premier specialty sporting goods retailer Sport Chalet, 58 % of the respondents said that their children do not attend summer camp when school lets out. So I guess I’m not alone! However, […]

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The Importance of Train Safety – tips and information for staying safe

Did  you know that every three hours in the United States, a train hits a car or person?  Although this is an alarming statistic, I can’t say that I am surprised. As many of you know, I take Amtrak at least once a month when I go to visit our vacation home (we actually sold the home recently, so […]

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Michael Angelo’s Gourmet Foods for Summer Meals Review and Giveaway

Why is summer the most hectic time of the year? Brandon is in the new construction business (it’s definitely the busy time for him!), Johnny is mowing … [Read More...]

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Campfire Rice Krispie Treat S’mores

If you know the mad love I have for Rice Krispies, you probably won't be surprised at the latest recipe I have created using this yummy cereal. My … [Read More...]

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Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day with Nielsen-Massey Vanilla! – Review and Giveaway

There is nothing in the world quite like a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie, the way they're warm, soft and gooey in the center. This Thursday, May … [Read More...]

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Celebrate Spring with Duncan Hines Spring Velvets – Review

Spring is the perfect time to bake a cake! The beautiful colors and flowers of the season and the celebrations that accompany spring break, so … [Read More...]

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Get Crafty & Healthy with a Kid-Friendly DIY Snack!

Healthy, Kid-Friendly DIY Snack Classroom celebrations for elementary and middle school, though fun, can be a bit tricky. In this day and age, many … [Read More...]

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DIY Food Photography backdrops (tutorial)

DIY Photography backdrops Backdrops for photographs, especially for food photography can be expensive! Although I love the ones I have purchased, I … [Read More...]

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Show Off Your Celebrations with a DIY Family Board

The weather has been quite crazy this year and since, oftentimes, it has actually been too cold to head outside, I’ve been racking my mind trying to … [Read More...]

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DIY Laundry Soap – save money by making your own!

DIY  Laundry Soap {Save money by making your own!} We were in the midst of #Snowmageddon here in North Carolina last week.  Perhaps you saw us on … [Read More...]

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Cortisone Shots: The Little Shot of Horrors (awful side effects)

Do cortisone shots have side effects? I firmly believe they do! While I was recovering from my neck surgery, I was told to not bend over, but … [Read More...]

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I take Amtrak often, and just like anywhere in life, you never know a thing about most people's lives. They are just strangers who are on their way to … [Read More...]

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Yummy Healthy Snacks From Green Plate Foods – Review and Giveaway

Whenever we go for a play date with friends, I feel like the oddball who's got full-sized fruit or crackers for my kids. We're usually in such a rush … [Read More...]

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Make Boating a Family Discovery this Summer with Discover Boating

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Discover Boating. I received a promotional item to thank me for my … [Read More...]

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NueVue Cases Keeps Your Device Clean

Do you ever think about how much bacteria could be on your cell phone? Think about it, we take our cell phones everywhere…and I do mean everywhere. … [Read More...]

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