Shop Kmart & Support St Jude

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When the unthinkable happens and your child is ill, gravely ill, it's devastating.  This little being who you love more than yourself is sick and you want to just be with them, taking care of them, advocating for them, spending time with them. For many families, this can't always happen.  Why?  In a word? Money. ...

#Flipp4Holidays #TwitterParty! 12/16

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People who are using Flipp this holiday season are finding what they need at the best prices. You've got to love an app that saves you time and money. I have much love for things that help me spend smart and not waste overspend in one place because I didn't have time to check into sales or ...

Chocolate Chip Cookie Jar Mix

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This post brought to you by BIC®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. We love to make things to give as gifts, or with purchased gifts.  Edible gifts are fun to make- we've made many this year, including jars of soup mix for the Hawkwing organization. Yesterday we made Chocolate ...

4 reasons to try Jamberry Nails #Giveaway)

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I've been hearing about Jamberry Nails for a long time, but hadn't tried them until my friend Shaun was all "Brett you NEED to try them!!" and so I did. Finally.  Or I tried them on the girls. I haven't done mine yet, although I promised the girls I would do Christmas themed nails to ...

What does independence mean to you?

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What does independence mean to you?   For different people, it can mean many different things. For some, it’s the ability to do what you what to do, when you want to do it (namely my children). For others, it could be financial independence. Being able to have your own money and support yourself without the assistance ...

#BegginforPresents #TwitterParty 12/10

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Triad Retail Media. All opinions are 100% mine. Year-round, Purina®  works to give you the best options in food and treats for your pets. You can visit a Walmart store for great prices on Purina®  products, or go online to the Purina®  Pet Park for ...

Fluid for your car

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We're going to just add the liquids in your cars to the list of things I never paid much attention to. Except for wiper fluid and gas, of course. Those I pay attention to. (My husband tells me I have used more wiper fluid since he's met me than most people use in a lifetime. ...

Rudolph teaches acceptance, diversity, respect

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One of my favorite things about the weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas as a kid has always been the holiday specials on TV.  Each was on just once per year and NO ONE ever wanted to miss it.  I'm 40 years old and I still settle in to watch all of my holiday favorites from childhood, as ...

Reindeer Trifle + #Giveaway

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The folks at Hostess challenged me (along with other bloggers) to make either a fun centerpiece or a fun holiday recipe with their products.  Let Hostess snacks make your family’s holiday recipes a little sweeter. From Ho Hos to Twinkies, you can create a delicious holiday tradition for everyone to enjoy. We decided that since ...

Fun Christmas Pajamas #Giveaway

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I always wanted new pajamas for Christmas. As a kid, I did get new pajamas once in a while, but it wasn't ever a thing.  Not a tradition.  From the first Christmas we were parents, the kids have all gotten new pajamas on Christmas Eve, with a small quiet toy or book in the package. ...