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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! And not only are the adorable, but they are healthy and allergy friendly too! My son loved the ghosts so much that we have had them every day this ... [read more]

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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

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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Increase Your Protein Intake and #CrunchClean

Most Americans have absolutely no trouble eating enough protein.  It doesn't take more than a visit to your local chain restaurant to see how infatuated we are with protein loaded dishes.  But even in our protein powered society it is possible to be on the deficient side. There are many reasons you might need to increase your protein intake. If ... [read more]

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Fun

Blackberry picking at blueberry Hill, Haughton, LA

Not so Wordless Wednesday: Berry Picking at Blueberry Hill

  We picked a total of 11 lbs. of blueberries and blackberries!  I also bought 8 yellow squash.  Mmm.  And the grand total was under $15!  Much better than at the grocery store, I’d say. Keep an eye out for some recipes to come! If you live in the Northern Louisiana area here is more… [read more]

Creating Road Trip Memories – #KiaSocialClub

When I was a kid my family took regular vacations.  We most often went to visit my mom’s family in Fort Worth, Texas.  We lived in San Diego, California.  It is a 22 to 24 hour drive from one point to the other.  With 10 kids my parents didn’t even think about flying.  Nope, driving… [read more]

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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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$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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