New on Netflix and Last Call May 2015 #StreamTeam

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New on Netflix and Last Call May 2015 I am a Netflix #StreamTeam ambassador. All opinions are my own. … [Read more...]

Limeapple Girls Activewear

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Limeapple Girls Activewear Samples received. All opinions are my own. My daughter is a very active little girl. She loves to dance, jump, twirl and leap. Having appropriate activewear that allows her to move is important for her. Limeapple – a lifestyle clothing brand for young girls - contacted us and asked if we would try out some of their sets. Limeapple offers a style that is energetic, bright, comfortable and age-appropriate. … [Read more...]

Chipotle Catering

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Chipotle Catering Thank you to Chipotle for sponsoring today's conversation. All opinions remain my own. The end of the school year is just around the corner, which for me... means High School Graduation. This is an exciting time for everyone... but it can also be somewhat stressful. How, you ask? Well... the graduation open house party has been at the top of my list of stressers. Planning... how many people, how much food, … [Read more...]

Put Your Heart to Paper This Mother’s Day #PutYourHeartToPaper

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Put Your Heart to Paper This Mother's Day Thank you to Hallmark for sponsoring today's conversation. All opinions are my own. I was recently posed with this question... "This Mother's Day, what would you say to your Mom if asked to go beyond 'I love you', 'I appreciate you' or 'Thank you?" I had so many thoughts swirling in my head. I wanted to start with "thank you"... but that was a forbidden phrase. So I will say, I admire and … [Read more...]

Essential Oils for Sun Protection and Summer Fun

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Essential Oils for Sun Protection and Summer Fun Hours spent in the sun can damage skin faster than we realize, especially when we do nothing to protect exposed skin, Get in all the summer fun and time outside that you want when you take the steps to protect against sun, heat, bugs and other common summer ailments. Essential oils make great natural remedies and skin care agents, helping protect from sunburn. This summer, head out for fun … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky

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Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky Welcome to Monday Morning Link Up! This is a great way to spread the word about your giveaways and find a few to enter as well! The rules are simple: 1) Giveaways must be family friendly 2) Check out a few giveaways for yourself! (there is no obligation to enter any) $50 Visa GC #GIVEAWAY | ends 4/28 Google Play Music Storage and Streaming Service | 1 yr Service RV $120 #GIVEAWAY | ends … [Read more...]

HP Envy Touchsmart Touch Screen Laptop | Perfect For the College Gamer #AMDFX

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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free It's a crazy time in our household. I have one child graduating college and one graduating high school. At the moment, my thoughts are on the second child. He is getting ready to head off to college this fall and I have learned with my first that a decent laptop is a must. The HP Envy TouchSmart 15.6” touch … [Read more...]

Garlic Parmesan Bacon Potatoes

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Garlic Parmesan Bacon Potatoes I love a good potato recipe... especially in the summer with a nice juicy steak. With grilling season firing up I thought I'd share a yummy one that makes a great side for your bbq. INGREDIENTS 3 lb Yukon Potatoes 12 oz Bacon 2 tbsp Butter 2 tbsp minced Garlic 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese 1/4 cup chopped fresh Parsley 1/4 cup sliced Green Onion Salt & Pepper to taste Slice potatoes in half … [Read more...]

OurPact Manages Your Child’s App AND Internet Useage | $100 Amazon #GIVEAWAY | ends 5/8

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Parents to the current generation know all too well the draw electronics have on our children. Heck, my two are 6 & 8 and so technically savvy know their way around a device better than I do. This draw has caused many an issue in our house... I often times call them overexposed zombies. You know the type... they are the children that you only recognize the tops of their heads. Because of this draw, I have been on the hunt for a way to … [Read more...]

Guilt-Free Lunch Freedom with Mott’s® Snack & Go Applesauce Pouches!

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This blog post is sponsored by Mott’s and SocialMoms. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own.  I have had a ton of mom guilt tossed on me during my 23 years of motherhood. One of the heaviest loads I've received was what I was feeding my kids. During my younger motherhood years I did my best with what our budget allowed. We lived on a lot of Mac & Cheese, Grilled Cheese and PB&J. To be honest, our family didn't eat enough … [Read more...]