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Tips for Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

10 Tips for Staying Healthy during Cold and Flu Season

Thanks so much to Wash It for sponsoring today's discussion. I imagine the whole country breathing a sigh of relief as we cross off another day from the calendar. The heat is leaving and the wondrous season of Fall is settling in. Unfortunately, with the cooler weather comes the obnoxious flu and cold season that sweeps through homes, usually hitting each family member. Not this year! Don't be a victim of the seasons, defend your family with these 10 simple tips for staying healthy during ... [read more]

Family

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How Learning to Let It Go Made Me an Unstoppable Mom – #UnstoppableMoms

I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for The Motherhood on behalf of the makers of Children’s MOTRIN® and received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. However, all opinions expressed are my own.   2013 was a joyous year. We started the year off welcoming our third son into the world in ... [read more]

Emergency Preparedness with Energizer

7 Emergency Preparedness Tips for National Preparedness Month #PoweringSafety

Disclosure: Thanks to Energizer for sponsoring today's Emergency Preparedness discussion! Image Credit: Flickr When I was a kid living in San Diego, California we would watch the massive wildfires burn around our home during the summer and fall months.  Later, in my young adulthood I was living outside Memphis, Tennessee when we had a storm ... [read more]

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Food

Raspberry Peach Pie Recipe

Delicious Raspberry Peach Pie with Cream Cheese Recipe

I don't think there is anything as joyous as making something with my own hands. Aside from raising my beautiful, obedient, clean children that is. But I do truly enjoy making great food in the kitchen when I get the chance. 'So when a friend called an asked me to take some peaches off her tree, I was excited to see what I could create. I ... [read more]

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6 Simple Ways to Help Kids Eat a Balanced Diet

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for L’il Critters. I received product sample to facilitate my review and promotional item as a thank you for participating. It can be really difficult to teach kids to eat well.  Kids often start out their foray into solid foods with reluctance and suspicion.  If you've been a ... [read more]

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Fun

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Guest Post: Sunshine & Surf Savings Plan – 3 Easy ways to save for vacation on an average income

I need a vacation. Like a no-kids, sand-between-my-toes, umbrella-in-my-drink-vacation. This morning the refrigerator stopped refrigerating, and I watched all of my vacation nest egg walk out the door tucked into someone else’s tool belt. Starting from ground zero again has renewed my zeal for saving tenfold. I am determined to sit under a palm tree in… [read more]

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Travel Guest Post: How to spend an exciting holiday in Tenerife

I’m excited to bring you this international travel guest post today!  As a travel lover myself I thought the more adventurous of you might appreciate learning about this exciting vacation destination. Lying on the North West African Coast, Tenerife is a well known destination in the Spanish region to experience the winter sun ambience. This is… [read more]

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Reviews

AT&T Samsung Galaxy Express GoPhone

AT&T GoPhone Review

Thanks to AT&T for sponsoring today's post! Have you guys heard? AT&T is hopping on the prepaid phone bandwagon! With monthly rate increases and coverage disparities between providers, the ability to have a phone without a contract can be a huge blessing! AT&T recently sent me their Samsung Galaxy Express GoPhone to review. ... [read more]

Hasbro Transformers Age of Extinction toys

Take a Peek at the #Hasbro Toys Fall Lineup

Thanks to Hasbro for providing the samples for review! All opinions expressed are honest and are my own.   This past summer saw an excellent line-up of television shows and movies! And my boys were super excited when a box of goodies inspired by those shows and made by Hasbro arrived on our doorstep several weeks ago. "It's better ... [read more]

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Giveaways

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$500 Fabulous Fall Cash Giveaway!

Welcome to the $500 Fabulous Fall Cash Giveaway! Who could use an extra $500? I know I could! I'd buy those two pair of shoes I've been ogling (I'm not a shoe hoarder, I promise!).  Then I'd buy something completely practical with the leftover $$$. :) With the holidays coming I thought it would be fun to join in a little cash giveaway! To do ... [read more]

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Win a new PUR Pitcher with MAXION Filtration Technology! (3 Winners!)

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by PUR. Have you seen this guy? No? "NO STARS!" ...just watch the video, you'll get it. :) Wow, Arthur, you really know how to drive a point home. I think we'd all agree that drinking water is fairly essential to our existence.  Unfortunately, there can be a lot of nastiness that comes in our ... [read more]

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