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Jord wood watch Men's Delmar Blue

Make a Statement with Jord Wood Watches – Review and Giveaway!

Disclosure: Thanks so much to JORD for sending us one of their fabulous watches to review. All opinions are honest and are entirely my own. Sometimes a subtle statement can be the boldest statement.  Take for instance Jord wood watches... Jord (pronounced "Youd", Swedish for Earth, Soil, or Land) are an unconventional twist on a traditional statement timepiece. JORD wood watches are designed to take people back to nature and away from today's metal & rubber. We want to challenge ... [read more]

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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]

Inside Blickenstaffs toy store

Blickenstaffs Toy Store – Where You Can #BringTraditionHome

Thanks to Blickenstaff's for sponsoring this post! It is a pleasure to write about a place my family loves! Stepping in the door of Blickenstaff's is like revisiting my childhood. There are a few stops that are a must when we visit our family in Provo, Utah.  One of these stops is Blickenstaff's, a wonderful toy and candy shop.   ... [read more]

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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]

L'il Critters gummy vitamins

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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Disneyland with Kids and Babies? These 10 Helpful tips will make your visit truly MAGICAL!

Disclosure: Disneyland provided me with media park passes. Disneyland is MAGICAL! At least, it is to me.  I grew up going to Disneyland several times a year.  My whole family are big Disney fans.  My dad hung the old Disney lithographs on our walls.  In 8th grade I did a book report on Walt Disney…. [read more]

Inside Blickenstaffs toy store

Blickenstaffs Toy Store – Where You Can #BringTraditionHome

Thanks to Blickenstaff’s for sponsoring this post! It is a pleasure to write about a place my family loves! Stepping in the door of Blickenstaff’s is like revisiting my childhood. There are a few stops that are a must when we visit our family in Provo, Utah.  One of these stops is Blickenstaff’s, a wonderful… [read more]

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Jord wood watch Men's Delmar Blue

Make a Statement with Jord Wood Watches – Review and Giveaway!

Disclosure: Thanks so much to JORD for sending us one of their fabulous watches to review. All opinions are honest and are entirely my own. Sometimes a subtle statement can be the boldest statement.  Take for instance Jord wood watches... Jord (pronounced "Youd", Swedish for Earth, Soil, or Land) are an unconventional twist on a ... [read more]

Minted holiday card designs - foil pressed card

My Favorite Christmas Card Designs and Precious Holiday Birth Announcements!

Disclosure: As a thank you for posting about their holiday card designs, I will receive product from Minted which is pretty awesome because I've always loved their holiday cards! As my husband and I drove along the beautiful Red River here in northwest Louisiana yesterday, it occurred to me that it's time to start picking out Christmas card ... [read more]

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Jord wood watch Men's Delmar Blue

Make a Statement with Jord Wood Watches – Review and Giveaway!

Disclosure: Thanks so much to JORD for sending us one of their fabulous watches to review. All opinions are honest and are entirely my own. Sometimes a subtle statement can be the boldest statement.  Take for instance Jord wood watches... Jord (pronounced "Youd", Swedish for Earth, Soil, or Land) are an unconventional twist on a ... [read more]

Pong Radiation Reducing Cell Phone Case

Keep Your Family Safe with the Radiation Reducing Pong Cell Phone Case- Review & Giveaway!

I'm on my phone...a lot. I answer emails from my phone (Someday I will count all the answerable emails I receive each day. I'm guessing it's around 30.). I'm on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.  I'm Googling the answers to myriads of questions that come to my 7 year old's mind.  I'm texting pictures, like these I took yesterday, to The Husband of ... [read more]

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