I Am No Longer an Omnivore; Why I Don’t Eat Meat

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I grew up eating meat like most Americans. I happily gobbled down my meatloaf and pork chops, never really thinking about the source of my food or the impact it could have on my body. I was a kid with a lot of allergies and milk was one. Now, I would be considered lactose intolerant. ...

Happy Campers, We Got an RV

RV camping Travel family vacation

My family and I love to take trips and we always try to keep it affordable.  So, after spending some time at local campgrounds with some friends we decided to buy a camper.    I had no idea the amount of activities and amenities they offer at the campgrounds.   Previously my camping experiences consisted ...

NuGo Bars Review and Giveaway

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Today the mail carrier brought me this incredible selection of NuGo Dark Chocolate nutrition bars.  I am already quite familiar with the Chocolate Pretzel variety.  That is my breakfast most work days.  It is easy to throw in my work bag and it is so good, it makes me happy. The combination of the sweet ...

Monster Jam at Hartford XL Center Family 4 Pack Giveaway

Advanced Auto Monster Jam family 4 pack ticket giveaway

Who wants to go see Monster Jam?  I do!  I do! and so will my 8 year old.  He does not know yet but we will be going to see Monster Jam at the XL Center in Hartford this Saturday.  He is going to go nuts!  This year's show dates are Saturday February 9th at ...

Valentine’s Day at Whole Foods Market

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I already love Whole Foods Market and I love chocolate.  So, you put those two together and I am a happy mama.    Last week I went to Whole Foods Market in Glastonbury for a blogger event.  They put out a spread of desserts and some savories for us to sample as we chatted about ...

World Vision Gift Catalog and Necklace Giveaway

World Vision Gift Catalog Necklace giveaway

World Vision Gift Catalog Give a gift.  Change a life. Holiday gift giving can get stressful.  Most of us carry around wishlists, store flyers and store coupons.  We search high and low for that "just right" gift  for everyone on our list.  I love shopping for others but sometimes I wonder if the gifts I buy ...

Seventh Generation ‘Cold Care Kit’ Review and Giveaway

Seventh Generation Cold Care Review and Giveaway household and personal care products

 I am truly excited to tell you about these fabulous household and personal care products.  I don't love to clean the house so when I do,  I want to know that the products I use are safe for my family and effective.   Seventh Generation is a line of  products I use and trust. Seventh Generation is ...

Excailbur Dehydrator Review, Recipes and Giveaway

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Excalibur Dehydrators are considered to be the best dehydrator on the market. After receiving mine and using it I can see why they are so greatly loved. The Excalibur 5 tray is perfect for my small family and our dehydrating needs. In the short time I have had mine, I have ...

Wreck-It Ralph from Disney

Wreck-It Ralph from Disney Animation Studios Animation Comedy Movie

   Do you want to know how to make two techie adults and a 7 year old, self-proclaimed, "gamer" happy?  Take them to a movie about a retro arcade game character.  We heard about Wreck-It Ralph  at least a year ago and have been awaiting it's November 2, 2012, release on the big screen. We went ...