Friends turns 20: Central Perk Roast #8OClockCoffee #Friends20

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I still miss Friends. I do. I know it's been gone a long time but I loved that show, I loved the cast and the characters and I kind of came into my own as an adult while watching Phoebe, Chandler, Monica and the gang. I grew to love coffee while watching Friends. Plus, it ...

Norwich Spa at Foxwoods

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Sometimes it's nice to do a little something special for yourself. A little spa time, for example. Now, I have gotten pedicures every now and then for several years.  My friend Lisa and I were invited to the Norwich Spa at Foxwoods to enjoy their Pedi-Colada experience.  I think we're both absolutely ruined for other pedicures ...

Visiting Mount Vernon- Changes and Chocolate

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So here's a fun fact you didn't know about me- George Washington is my favorite President.  Always has been.  When I was younger, my family took a trip to Washington DC for a vacation.  My souvenir of choice was a framed George Washington print. It hung on my wall through high school.  (Sadly, I'm not ...

#TheBoxtrolls: Behind the Scenes + #TwitterParty

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Today's the big day, my friends!! After months of waiting, reading, playing and crafting, The Boxtrolls has arrived to theaters across the country.  We can finally meet Eggs, Oilcan, Fish and the other Boxtrolls! So excited to see this one!  Check out this behind the scenes look at the movie, and let me know what you ...

Give yourself a break and let someone else worry #LifeLockHealthyCredit

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Doesn’t fall just seem like a time to breathe again? I love the carefreeness and fun of the summer, but the return of structure that comes with back to school is not unappreciated. If you aren’t feeling the structure in your life yet, there are a couple of things to get in the groove of ...

Troll of Your Tongue #TheBoxtrolls + Twitter Party 9/26

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The Boxtrolls is coming to theaters TOMORROW, September 26! I don't know who's more excited to go, but we Martins can't wait to get to the theater to see this movie.  It's been a fun summer reading the book and doing fun crafts and activities building up to this and it's finally almost here! Check ...

#TheBoxtrolls: What Makes a Family + Twitter Party 9/26

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The Boxtrolls is coming to theaters TOMORROW, September 26! I don't know who's more excited to go, but we Martins can't wait to get to the theater to see this movie.  It's been a fun summer reading the book and doing fun crafts and activities building up to this and it's finally almost here! Check ...

Share a video, support Make a Wish #WishPower #StraightTalkTesters #Giveaway

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If you had one wish, what would it be? What is one thing that you would love to see or do in your lifetime that would bring you fulfillment? Would you travel to Paris? Meet someone you admire? I can think of lots of things I’d like to do, if given the opportunity. The thing ...

Healthy grab and go lunch kits make for #lunchingawesome!

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I try to make healthy lunches for my kids. I do. I even try to send them with non packaged, made by mom fresh items for lunch every day. But you know what? Some mornings- well, they are those mornings, and we've all had them... and making that perfect, from scratch healthy lunch just isn't ...

The icky part of having a cat #FreshStepCats

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This post brought to you by Fresh Step Lightweight Extreme Litter. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. Listen, you guys. I love our cats. I do.  I loved our old cats, as well.  I love all the things about having cats except for... the LITTER. The changing of the litter, the scooping, ...