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2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Shopping Made Easy! My Holiday Gift Guide All on One Page!

With the shopping rush looming ever nearer, I'm happy to announce that you can now shop my 2014 Holiday Gift Guide right here! I've included the items I've reviewed for our holiday gift guide as well as some of my favorite items I've reviewed in the past. I've also included a few other handpicked items that will make great gifts this holiday season. To get shopping all you need to do is click on the product and you'll be taken to a website where you can make a purchase. Please feel free ... [read more]

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Free Apps, Audible Downloads, WiFi and More Starting NOW! #ConnectionDay

I'm hitting the road today! We are headed to my sister-in-law's house for Thanksgiving! I'm so excited! I love my in-laws and I love when my kids get to spend time with their cousins. The trip only takes us around 4 hours, but with 3 kids in the car it can still get tedious pretty quickly. This year Verizon is giving its customers the gift of 1GB of data at no extra cost and providing amazing giveaways and discounts for Verizon customers and NON-Verizon customers the day before Thanksgiving, ... [read more]

Family

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Family Fun Time With Blue Orange Games #HolidayGiftGuide

Disclosure: I received the following products for review purposes at no cost to myself. No monetary compensation was provided. All opinions and thoughts are my own. Growing up my family always played games.  We loved family game night so I am not surprised the my kids love it so much too! :)  That is why I am always looking for fun new games ... [read more]

Macy's Holiday Window Display

Macy’s City Creek Center is Having a Holiday Celebration! #SLC #Utah

Disclosure: I am a member of the Everywhere Society, and Everywhere has provided me with compensation for this post. However, all thoughts and opinions expressed herein are my own. I always get so excited for the Holidays and festivities, and I especially love all the family activities there are to do. It really is "The Most Wonderful Time ... [read more]

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Food

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Homemade Vanilla Extract

  I love to bake, and every time my recipe calls for Vanilla extract, I add it as directed but it never really tastes that great. In fact I have given up on making frosting (or icing) because it tastes horrible!  I have tried different brands and I have come to the conclusion that I don't like the vanilla extracts that you buy in the ... [read more]

Halloween Fruit Appetizers

Kid Approved Healthy Halloween Appetizers!

With Halloween just a week away we are having Halloween Parties everywhere! Neighborhood get-togethers, school parties, city celebrations and last week we had a family dinner that was Halloween themed. My sister made Mummy Quesadillas, my mom made a spider web bean dip and I made these adorable healthy Halloween appetizers made from fresh fruit! ... [read more]

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Fun

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Almost Wordless Wednesday – Fun at Six Flags Over Texas!

We packed a lot of fun stuff into our little Thanksgiving vacation in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  We hit Six Flags Over Texas for opening day of Holiday in the Park.  It was PACKED but we had a blast!  Many of my brothers and sisters were there, and the boys had such a fun time… [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

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Family Fun Time With Blue Orange Games #HolidayGiftGuide

Disclosure: I received the following products for review purposes at no cost to myself. No monetary compensation was provided. All opinions and thoughts are my own. Growing up my family always played games.  We loved family game night so I am not surprised the my kids love it so much too! :)  That is why I am always looking for fun new games ... [read more]

National Geographic Kids Awesome Facts inside

Exciting Educational Gifts from National Geographic Kids #HolidayGiftGuide

Nothing is more lasting that knowledge.  So this holiday season why not give our kids the gift of knowledge.  Exciting educational gifts are gifts both kids and parents will love. The National Geographic Store has a huge selection of pretty exciting educational gifts for kids!  As a National Geographic Kids Insider, National Geographic sent our ... [read more]

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Giveaways

BrickWarriors LEGO Accessory Giveaway

BrickWarriors Custom LEGO Minifigure Accessories Giveaway!

In my Stocking Stuffers for the Family post yesterday I included an a totally awesome stocking stuffer gift for kids called BrickWarriors. BrickWarriors make custom accessories for LEGO minifigures.  They expand the themes that LEGO fans can build in by providing accessories in themes that LEGO has yet to tap into.  They have everything from ... [read more]

Rock-a-Bums 5-in-1 Cloth Diaper

Rock-a-Bums – A Rockin’ Cloth Diaper with All the Options! – #FluffyXmas Sponsor Spotlight

  One of the things a lot of parents look for in cloth diapers is versatility.  If your child is in day care, sometimes the providers prefer disposables. If you're trying to save money you might look for an All-in-Two (AI2) diaper so you can buy just a few covers and stock up on inserts.  And then, if you're like me, you just like to have ... [read more]

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