Cabbage Patch Kids Twinkle Toes | #GIVEAWAY | ends 8/29

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Cabbage Patch Kids Twinkle Toes Sample received for review. All opinions are my own. McKenna is in love with her babies.  Out of all her babies the ones she plays with most would be her Cabbage Patch babies. They are really kids in her eyes. I love seeing my daughter's tender nurturing side come out when she has her babies. So what is better than a Cabbage Patch doll? A Cabbage Patch that is sporting Sketcher Twinkle Toe shoes that actually … [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) #WIN a $75 Target Gift Card | ends 8/11 … [Read more...]

August Audio Fest at Best Buy | Samsung Shape Wireless Audio Review | #AudioFest

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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 Best Buy has always been my “go to” when it comes to home entertainment. Their options to upgrade your sound with additional components, speakers and headphones are hard to beat. This August Best Buy is gathering their best offers on their best audio products during Audio Fest: a month of audio specials, … [Read more...]

Back to School with Kohls | $100 Kohls GC #GIVEAWAY | ends 8/29

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Back to School with Kohls Thank you to Kohl’s for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. Back to School shopping just got easier. I always start my back to school shopping at Kohl’s for things like back packs, clothes, shoes and undergarments. This year I can finish, or come close to finishing, my shopping thanks to the new partnership with OfficeMax! Kohl’s has always been a no brainer because of their fashionable on –trend … [Read more...]

We Bought a Brita While Back to College Shopping | $25 Target GC #GIVEAWAY | ends 8/22 | #BritaBackToCollege

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This post brought to you by Brita. All opinions are 100% mine. We Bought a Brita While Back to College Shopping #BritaBackToCollege   My daughter is attending my husband and I’s alma mater. This means that I understood completely when she began to complain to me about the smell and the taste of the tap water. She did her best to “deal” with it, but with her water consumption not being where it should be and … [Read more...]

Drop Your Pants for Underwareness | Your Social Posts Help Charity

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Many thanks to Depened for sponsoring today’s story and encouraging people to #dropyourpants for #underwareness. Age, childbirth, illness and various surgeries can all lead to the need for a “different kind of underwear”. After the birth of my last baby my OBGYN was very concerned that I might have serious issues as well. Apparently during my c-section she found that my bladder had adhered to my uterus. She was able to separate them, but it … [Read more...]

Staples and Katy Perry Want You To #MakeRoarHappen | #WIN Autographed Katy Perry Guitar | ends 8/31

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Staples and Katy Perry Want You To #MakeRoarHappen My year in the classroom as a third grade teacher made me appreciate just what teachers do for our children each and every day. School budgets are thin. Teachers are only given so much to work with, often times the rest comes out of their own pocket. With teachers salaries what they are, that can really hurt. That’s why I’m happy to partner with Staples to promote their #MakeRoarHappen … [Read more...]

Tips for Traveling with Children | Air and Road Tips

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Thanks to Allstate for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. Many parents put off traveling with their young children until they are a bit older to avoid a vacation disaster story. Traveling with the littles can bring on a state of panic for a lot of people. Images of wiggling kids, whining phrases, irritated passengers and multiple pit stops for a potty break are just a few scenarios that float through the mind. We have been … [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) Minimize Sun Exposure With UV Skinz Swimwear | #GIVEAWAY | ends 8/8 … [Read more...]

CrockPot Dulce de Leche Carmel Sauce Recipe

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CrockPot Dulce de Leche Carmel Sauce Recipe Our family tends to eat our weight in ice cream during the summer months. It just tastes 1,000 times better when the temperatures are soaring into the 90’s and 100’s. Plain ice cream is fine, but sundaes are even better. We found this super simple way to whip up a batch of your very own, made from scratch Dulce de Leche carmel sauce. Really. Anyone can do this. It’s super cost effective, … [Read more...]