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Be The Next BAND-AID® Brand “Stuck On Me” Video Star!

Disclosure: I've partnered with BAND-AID® Brand to bring this information to you. Whatever opinions stated are 100% my own     " I am stuck on BAND-AID® Brand 'cause BAND-AID's stuck on me!" I totally remember singing along to the jingle on T.V. and now my boys sing it too. If you still remember all the words, and even if you don't, BAND-AID® Brand is holding a "Stuck on Me" Jingle Contest! So why don't you enter and you can have the chance to be the next BAND-AID® Brand Video Star! Honestly, if I wasn't such a horrible singer, I'd enter with the kids. The "Stuck On … [Read More...]

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Never Ending Summer With Kool-Aid and Country Time Plus Recipe

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox about new Kool Aid & Country Time products, all opinions are my own. So I'm going to let you in on a little secret. I picked up these awesomely new Kool-Aid Easy Mix Liquid and Country Time Lemonade Starter at Walmart and I didn't use them to make drinks! Nope! I made Banana Split Floats. I started my #NeverEndingSummer off right!   See Summer doesn't have to be boring - and Kool-Aid or Country Time Lemonade doesn't have to be added just to a pitcher or a glass. If you get creative enough, the possibilities are endless. You're … [Read More...]

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We’re Totally Taken Care Of This Summer With Listerine

I received LISTERINE® Brand products and a Walgreens gift card from Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. and The Motherhood as part of my participation in the LISTERINE® Brand Totally Taken Care Of program. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are my own.   This Summer, we will be traveling - A LOT! As a matter of fact as soon as school lets out next Friday we're headed to the East Coast! Want to know what I'm packing with us? If you guessed - LISTERINE® TOTAL CARE, LISTERINE® TOTAL CARE ZERO and LISTERINE® SMART RINSE® - then you are … [Read More...]

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Sail With Me and Classic Harbor Lines

One thing I miss about the East Coast is constantly being able to go into NYC. I miss the skyline and the Hudson River. I miss the piers and the different people. Most of all I miss the Harbor Cruises. I've always feared that the boys will never get to see the side of NYC that I grew up seeing and knowing. Next weekend, May 23rd, all that is changing. We're going to be taking a road trip from Steubenville, OH to Wildwood, NJ, Atlantic City, NJ and then finally on Saturday we're going to be on a Classic Harbor Cruise. The boys will be able to see the skyline that I grew up seeing, they … [Read More...]

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Marvel’s Ant-Man Coming to Theaters July 17!

The next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings a founding member of The Avengers to the big screen for the first time with Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man” when master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new generation of towering threats. Alright fellow Avengers fans on July 17, 2015 Marvel's Ant-Man will be in theaters all over the U.S.! Another all-star cast featuring Paul Rudd (*swoon*), Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas and others! Of course, we have to go see it - I mean … [Read More...]

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TeleFlora Mother’s Day Giveaway

I love walking into my kitchen and seeing beautiful flowers sitting on my island. The scent that fills the room is so nice. I love receiving a bouquet of flowers from my family on those special occasions. One place I like to order flowers from is Teleflora. I know they always have a beautiful selection of bouquets to pick from and the flowers are always the freshest and most beautiful! This Mother’s Day, why don't you head on over to Teleflora and pick out a flower setting to send to that special lady in your life. Nothing can brighten a room more than a mothers smile, when she opens the … [Read More...]

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Helen Ficalora Necklace Giveaway

  Helen Ficalora Necklace Giveaway Hosted by Kelly's Thoughts On Things Beautiful Mother's Day Gift The "Mom" Disk Charm is approximately 15.5mm X 14mm. Stamped disk charms are available in 14k yellow gold, white gold, pink gold or sterling silver. Helen’s mission with her jewelry is to inspire beauty, love and peace through signature designs that make people happy. Please read more about this amazing company here. The packaging is so darn cute...see picture below.  It comes wrapped like a present then opens up into this beautiful box that is a keepsake … [Read More...]

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Do Freebies Make Kids Feel Entitled?

Recently, I was sitting in the bank drive-up waiting for my transaction to be completed when I heard, "Ping! Ma'am, what color would your child like?" Color? Oh, she means a sucker. Sigh... Artificial dyes turn my children into human tornadoes and I told her we'd pass on the candy. The tube eventually sends my receipt and--low and behold--a sucker.  And the child sees it. Of course, all kinds of fun ensues when I say no. When you're trying to be a "good mom" and teach healthy eating, it's really hard when random people offer your kids something, whether it be a sucker or a free … [Read More...]

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Marvel Avengers Age of Ultron Coloring Pages

When Tony Stark jumpstarts a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as they battle to save the planet from destruction at the hands of the villainous Ultron. In two days - 2 DAYS - Friday May 1, 2015 Marvel Avenger - Age of Ultron will be in theaters everywhere! We plan on bringing the boys to opening night and I'm super excited about it! In fact the boys have no idea that we're going. So how about we all start getting the kids … [Read More...]

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Ideas to Help Spruce Up Your Backyard For The Summer

It's the time of year where we're not only Spring cleaning indoors, but many of us have moved on to cleaning outdoors as well. I love this time of year, because I get to be creative with the space we have. We love to garden and plant and with 3 kids and 5 dogs, it makes it quite difficult. We also like to fix it up as a living space, since we entertain all Summer long. I've put together some ideas to help spruce up your backyard for the Summer. Build a Deck Our backyard can get so muddy and I know many have the same problem. A wonderful way to solve the muddy issue is with a DIY deck. … [Read More...]

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Beatrix Girls Tea Time Bundle

  Before embarking on their Country tour, The Beatrix Girls want to highlight their London tour just one more time! Besides all the awesome British music, fashion, and sight seeting, favorite things about London is TEA TIME! Beatrix Girls wants you to join them for Tea Time!!! By giving one lucky winners will win all the essentials for a rockin Tea Time for four! Prize: Beatrix Girls Tea Time Bundle ARV $50 Bundle includes: Cups for Tea Plates Table/Wall Decorations Balloons Activity Books Stickers London Beatrix Girl Doll Find The Beatrix … [Read More...]

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Let the Tender Filet Help You With Dinner!

 Not sure what to make for dinner? Nothing looks good in your fridge? Well take a chance with The Tender Filet! Look below for more information and a chance to win a 6-pack of Rib Eye Steaks!   Sponsored by The Tender Filet Coordinated by Bella Savvy Ready to serve up a delicious Rib Eye Steaks dinner for your Mom this Mother's Day? Well you can courtesy of The Tender Filet.   That's right, one lucky reader is going to receive a Rib Eye Steaks 6-pack from The Tender Filet. These center-cut beauties are aged to perfection and some of the most juicy and flavorful steaks we … [Read More...]

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