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Kids

How to organize and store Legos

Ideas and suggestions on How to Organize and store Legos, so they don't overtake your home! How to organize and store Lego's LEGO STAR WARS Imperial Assault Hovertank 75152 My boys LOVE Lego's and the Lego Sets. Especially those that are themed around their favorite movies. They spend hours putting them together, carefully following the directions - which is awesome to see when they're done. The problem comes soon after though. We don't have space to keep all of the completed creations displayed, so they need to break them down, to build again another day. Then, the pieces get mixed in…
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Health & Fitness

Healthy Paws Pet Insurance®

Healthy Paws Pet Insurance® Most of you are familiar with our pets, Bella and Cuddles. Recently, while I was sick myself, it seems Cuddles was bitten by a tick. We spray our yard frequently with Bug Prevention Spray that treats for ticks and other insects. We also use Flea and Tick Prevention on Cuddles, after she is groomed each month. However, we live in a wooded area, with a good bit of wildlife, these ticks are determined, and one successfully found it's way to Cuddles. We saw it, and used our tick remover tool to remove it. We thought we'd…
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Back to School Supplies

Save BIG on the Microsoft Surface Pro

This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. Microsoft Surface Pro My kids are all in Middle School this year, and technology is being integrated into the classrooms more frequently. Some of their classes no longer use physical textbooks, they rely on online books, courses, and websites for curriculum. We are fortunate that we have a "hand me down" computer at home for the three boys to share to do homework, research, and if they have enough time, play games on. We…
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Holiday Gift Guide

Storks Movie Gift Ideas

The Storks Movie is so cute! I've seen several people searching for Storks Movie Toys to give as holiday gifts, so I've rounded up a few suggestions, that will hopefully bring joy to someone on your list this year! I hope these Storks Movie Gift Ideas make your shopping experience a little easier, and I'd love to know which items you chose and how much your recipient enjoyed it! Storks deliver babies -- or at least they used to. Now, they deliver packages for a global internet retail giant. Junior (Andy Samberg), the company's top delivery stork, lands in hot…
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Holiday Gift Guide

Angry Birds Movie Gift Ideas

Angry Birds Movie Gift Ideas Oh Angry Birds. How my children love you. Even though they're in Middle School, they still laugh and enjoy playing the game on their phones/ipods and we have some of the other games in our game closet too! When I was picking them up earlier this week, I even saw some of their peers who'd traded gifts, walking around with some of the plush characters :) These Angry Birds Movie Gift Ideas are not just for the holidays, but also great for birthday party gift ideas or donations to the school if they have a…
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Disney

Finding Dory Gift Ideas

Finding Dory Gift Ideas When my kids were little, Finding Nemo was one of their FAVORITE movies, so when we heard Finding Dory was being released, we couldn't wait to see it :) Of course we had to buy a copy when it was released! We were so excited, I even posted the movie Finding Dory was "Coming Soon" way back in 2013! Finding Dory - BD Combo Pack (2BD + DVD + Digital HD) When kids are young, they really like having toys and games with their favorite movie characters on them and collecting the movies too. Even though my kids…
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Make Money Blogging

Pajama Affiliates Keyword and SEO Course

Pajama Affiliates Keyword and SEO Course Last year, around Black Friday, one of my blogging colleagues shared with me a link to purchase a course on sale from Pajama Affiliates. I have shared affiliate links to products here that I think are quality, and useful for many years. My intention is not to "get rich" from them, but rather to be able to earn enough from them to help cover the costs associated with running a blog each month, a little extra to help pay for the fees and materials my kids need for their sports teams & after school…
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Disney

Disney MOANA Cake Mix Pineapple Bars Recipe #Moana #RWM

"This is a sponsored post on behalf of Review Wire Media for Walt Disney. I received information to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” Disney Moana Opens TODAY, Nov 23, 2016!!! It's rated PG and I can't wait to take my boys to see it :)  We have always loved Disney movies, and Moana is definitely on my must see list! By now, most of y'all now I love themed related recipes, crafts, school supplies, etc. So, it'll come as no surprise to you that in honor of the Disney Moana release today, I've made…
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Beauty

DIY Cranberry Sugar Scrub #Giveaway #FriendsgivingCranberryContest {Ends 12/19}

DIY Cranberry Sugar Scrub My friends at the Cranberry Marketing Committee generously sent me a cranberry package, full of wonderful cranberry related items. I love finding new and creative ways to use things in my home. I decided to use the fresh cranberries to make a DIY Cranberry Sugar Scrub, and I used the cranberry sauce to make a Cranberry Squares Dessert Dish! Friendsgiving fever is spreading quickly! The millennial alter-ego to Thanksgiving – Friendsgiving is the social party that is reshaping the traditional way we give thanks. In honor of this new American tradition, the Cranberry Marketing Committee is launching…
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Giveaway

ShopRunner’s 12 Days of #Giveaways {12/12 – 12/23}

ShopRunner 12 Days of Giveaways I am excited to be partnering with ShopRunner to help spread the word about the upcoming ShopRunner's 12 Days of Giveaways! You won't want to miss your chance at some incredible prizes over this 12 Day Period! After looking at the list of prizes, I'd be ecstatic to win ANY of them :) 12 days, 12 unbeatable prizes!!! In a nutshell, this is the exciting seasonal event known as ShopRunner's 12 Days of Giveaways! Over a 12-day period, 78 lucky winners will receive one of the season's hottest gifts! The final prize is a $5,000 Neiman Marcus Shopping Spree! There is a giveaway every day between December 12 and…
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Book Review

Epic Big Nate

Epic Big Nate Age Range: 8 - 12 years Grade Level: 3 - 7 Hardcover: 472 pages Epic Big Nate As a parent with boys in the 10-14 age range, I speak from firsthand experience with these books. My kids have enjoyed this series for several years, and continue to read them. We have an array of Big Nate books, activity books, and board games in our home. They love that they're written in comic book form, with colorful graphics and stories they can relate to. The publishing company generously sent me a copy of Epic Big Nate to preview and…
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Holiday Gift Guide

Canvas Factory

Canvas Factory If you are looking for a unique, meaningful holiday gift, I encourage you to visit Canvas Factory. They generously allowed me to upload one of my favorite photographs to their website, and they printed it on a sturdy canvas, and shipped it to me. I was pleasantly surprised at how quickly it arrived, and I think it turned out beautifully. We enjoy visiting the White Mountains here in New Hampshire, and we took this picture a couple of years ago at one of the scenic overlooks. It's one of my favorite views, and with my three favorite kids…
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