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Shout! Factory presents Hey Arnold! The Complete Series on DVD – Review

For my oldest daughter’s birthday, we bought her a portable DVD player (mainly so we didn’t have to watch her kiddie shows on the TV all. the. time.).  It is also nice to take along on long car trips, and so she can go in her room and watch a movie or a show without […]

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Kick Off the School Year with Keurig and the K10 MINI Plus Brewing System – Review

I participated in a campaign on behalf of One2One Network for Keurig. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.   As many of us are in full swing of the back-to-school chaos, the inevitable hectic morning routine is quickly approaching. I think I speak […]

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The Fruit Company Delivers Fresh Fruit Right to Your Doorstep!

Fresh fruit in our home doesn’t stick around long, especially peaches. Imagine my surprise when I was able to try a box of fresh Oregon peaches from The Fruit Company! The Oregon Peaches were so delicious!  They were plump, juicy and HUGE!  I certainly can’t find peaches like that in my local grocery market.  Honestly, […]

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ACE™ Brand Elastic Bandage featuring the new ACE™ Brand Clip

As I age, I can feel it in my body. One knee in particular gives me a lot of trouble. Whenever I’m walking up the stairs, I feel a catch to the ever troublesome knee pain, so I recently realized that I have to do something about this pain.  Therefore,  I’m turning to a brand […]

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Tips for surviving high school and the teen years

This is a guest post by my daughter, Liz (Eighty MPH Daughter!). Upon graduating, I had the benefit of reflecting upon my years in required education. Except, I realized so little of it was required. I didn’t have to apply myself. I didn’t have to try.  The only benefit you will really get, is if you […]

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Nutty S’more Cones (made with Santé Nuts)

I completely missed my favorite day of the year…National S’mores Day, August 10th! How did this happen? Oh, sometimes life just happens, doesn’t … [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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Rice Krispie Easter Baskets

Whew! I have really had fun making Rice Krispie Treats lately, and last but not least, are my Rice Krispie Easter Baskets! They are super cute, and … [Read More...]

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Rice Krispie Treat Easter Eggs

And you just thought I was done with yummy, festive Easter Rice Krispie Treats! I hope you enjoyed my cute little Peeps Easter Bunny Rice Krispie … [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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Tips for surviving high school and the teen years

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Eighty MPH Mom – The Three “C’s” for a Successful Marriage

The Three C's for a Successful Marriage My husband and I have been married almost 19 years now (and together 23), which I think is pretty amazing. It … [Read More...]

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

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Shout! Factory presents Hey Arnold! The Complete Series on DVD – Review

For my oldest daughter’s birthday, we bought her a portable DVD player (mainly so we didn’t have to watch her kiddie shows on the TV all. the. … [Read More...]

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Kick Off the School Year with Keurig and the K10 MINI Plus Brewing System – Review

I participated in a campaign on behalf of One2One Network for Keurig. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a … [Read More...]

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The Fruit Company Delivers Fresh Fruit Right to Your Doorstep!

Fresh fruit in our home doesn’t stick around long, especially peaches. Imagine my surprise when I was able to try a box of fresh Oregon peaches from … [Read More...]

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