The little things

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This post brought to you by Huggies and Kleenex. All opinions are 100% mine. As I sit here listening to the kids playing (nicely) together, hearing my husband putter away upstairs on a project, it's striking me how powerful the little things are in life. The big things are, for sure, also important, but so often, ...

9 Tips for benefit concert donors

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For over forty years, the benefit concert has served as one of the most easily recognizable forms of aid for charitable organizations.   It all started back in August 1971 when George Harrison called a few friends - Ringo, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, to name a few - to play at the world’s first benefit concert.  The ...

Back to school safety #LifeLockUltimatePlus

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It’s back to school time again, and a common subject that comes up is that of safety. While that’s always something to worry about (especially when you’re a parent), back to school time brings up a whole bundle of concerns in itself.  Back to School Safety How will your child get to school?   Can they walk to the ...

#ElfBirthday Twitter Party August 27 8-9pm ET

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You may have one or you may have seen them around but no doubt about it, The Elf on the Shelf is most definitely a holiday tradition for many families. It's another way to add some fun and excitement to holiday time (and if you know me, you know I LOVE holiday time...) We love ...

Verra good reasons to watch Outlander #Outlander #OutlanderDay

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As if anyone needed a reason....Outlander is a HOT new show and while it's probably not one to watch with the kids, it's definitely one to make sure you don't miss an episode of! Verra Good Reasons to Watch Outlander 1. Jamie Fraser. 2. Claire and Jamie 3. Dougal 4. Kilts. Verra brawny ...

Supporting an injured wrist

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We made the decision to upgrade our electrical service to 200 amps recently, in order to have central air installed, and a generator switch added to our box.  After we made that decision and decided on the contractors to use, we had to clean out several areas of our house so the contractors could easily ...

Back to school Memories Giveaway! #MyMemoryLane

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This blast back to school giveaway is sponsored by YesVideo. All thoughts are my own. I am very thankful that I was kid #8 for my parents and as such, there aren't a ton of photos of me in existence from my most awkward photo phases (which lasted from approximately age 5-15?). There was an asymmetrical haircut, which, ...

Get Dove Men+Care at a Great Value #Giveaway #GaugeYourGuy #GaugeDoveMen

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One of my favorite things about Walgreens is the Balance Rewards program.  I'm going in to spend money anyway, so why not benefit from doing so? We have one credit card we use on anything and everything we are able to each month, and pay it off in full each month, and get a percentage ...

I is for Incontinence

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This post brought to you by Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. I’m just going to come right out and say it. The “I’ word. Incontinence.  Yup, I’m going there. I is for Incontinence. Today, we’re talking about bladder leakage. Why in the world would I be talking about bladder leakage? Surely it’s not something ...

Back to school with Elmer’s Glue

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One of my favorite things to do as a kid was go back to school shopping.  Finding that perfect notebook, pencil case, folder- there was just something so exciting to me about new supplies for a brand new school year. That love of back to school shopping stayed with me, of course, and it's just ...