UV Skinz Water Jackets

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The warm weather is coming and for my kids that means loading up on sunscreen to keep them protected from the sun. My kids are very fair skinned and we love summer and being outside, but with sun comes the sunscreen and having to remember to constantly reapply when needed. UV Skinz has made it so much easier for me as a mom to allow my kids to play outside without having to reapply as much sunscreen over and over again. I was sent a … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Gifts at Kohls | Cricut Explore Air

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Mother's Day Gifts at Kohls | Cricut Explore Air Sample received. All opinions are my own. I have been told (time and again) that I am "that Mom". The one that is impossible to buy for because I tend to purchase what I want on impulse. This year Kohl's surprised me with a Cricut Explore Air. I didn't know I wanted one... how did they know?! The Cricut Explore Air™ is an electronic cutting machine for DIY projects and … [Read more...]

Vtech Kidizoom Action Cam | #GIVEAWAY | ends 5/25

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Vtech Kidizoom Action Cam Sample received. All opinions are my own. Introducing the new VTech® Kidizoom® Action Cam! My children are active and love to get out and explore the world. They have seen Dad use his grown up action cam and have begged time and again to use it. That's why when I was offered a chance to try the Kidizoom Action Cam I couldn't resist. From the excitement of long bike rides to adventures in the backyard, the Kidizoom … [Read more...]

My Top 10 Subscription Box Picks From Cratejoy

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My Top 10 Subscription Box Picks From Cratejoy Brought to you by Cratejoy. All opinions are my own. Subscription boxes are a fun way to get to try new things and receive a variety of items you may (or may not) have tried before. They have subscription boxes for things like crafting, pets, babies, healthy living etc. Just this week the first ever Subscription Box Marketplace launched! This means that you can now browse over 200 boxes before … [Read more...]

Cleaning with Essential Oils

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Cleaning with Essential Oils A clean home is the goal for so many families and homeowners, but there is always a struggle between finding products that work but are also safe to keep in the home. So many of the cleaning products that we have become accustomed to are not good for us, or the environment. Essential oils are a safe and natural alternative, that when used correctly and on the right surfaces, can help us keep our homes clean, germ … [Read more...]

1 in One Hundred Million | Video Series Celebrating The American Worker | #WorkforceStories #1in100MM #spon

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This post brought to you by Kronos. All opinions are my own. Years (and years) ago I was a third grade teacher. Growing up I had always looked up to and admired my teachers. They always had such grace, such a positive attitude and had a way of making me feel good about myself. When I became a teacher I realized that their job wasn't all rainbows and roses. It was actually more of the opposite occasionally highlighted with a rainbow or … [Read more...]

Hot Pursuit in Theaters May 8 | Tote & $25 Visa GC #GIVEAWAY | ends 5/22 #HotPursuit

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Prizing courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures. HOT PURSUIT Warner Bros. Pictures In theaters May 8, 2015 About the film An uptight and by-the-book cop (Reese Witherspoon) tries to protect the sexy and outgoing widow (Sofía Vergara) of a drug boss as they race through Texas pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen.   Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Sofía Vergara, John Carroll Lynch, Rob Kazinsky, Richard T. Jones Directed by: Anne … [Read more...]

The Hand On The Mirror | Book & $25 Visa GC #GIVEAWAY | ends 5/22 | #HandontheMirror

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This post is sponsored by Grand Central Publishing. THE HAND ON THE MIRROR By Janis Heaphy Durham In stores April 28th About the Book: In 2004, Janis Heaphy Durham’s husband, Max Besler, died of esophageal cancer at age fifty-six. While coping with her grief, Heaphy Durham began encountering phenomena unlike anything she had ever experienced: lights flickering, doors opening and closing, clocks stopping at 12:44—the exact time Max died. But … [Read more...]

KinderGlo Portable Nightlights | #GIVEAWAY | ends 5/22

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My kids like taking a special buddy to bed with them. What would make it even better? A buddy that lights up and glows 4 different colors! I was sent the KinderGlo Dragon, and the T-rex for my kids to try out. I have to say taking them out of the box they are absolutely adorable. They look like a buddy your kids will love getting tucked into bed with. How many kids can say they have a Dragon or a T-rex to keep them safe through the … [Read more...]

IBEROSTAR Paraiso Maya | Junior Suite Walk Through & Review

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IBEROSTAR Paraiso Maya | Junior Suite Walk Through & ReviewThank you to IBEROSTAR for sponsoring this trip. All opinions remain my own. One of the first things I check when shopping for a place to take the family on vacation is room accommodations. Although we are not in the room all that much, comfort is important for the times are are in the room. April 2015 I was honored to visit IBEROSTAR Paraíso Maya in Riviera Maya, Mexico. … [Read more...]