How to Get Date Night Hair Every Day #Giveaway

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Being a stay home mom, I am frequently in a hair rut. Or, rather, once in a blue moon I actually DO something with my hair.  Now that my kids are getting older, we're able to go out on date nights a little more frequently. Which also means I'm needing to DO my hair so I ...

Pumpkin Recipe: Pumpkin Sauce and Meatball Recipe

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This post brought to you by LIBBY’S Pumpkin. All opinions are 100% mine. I've been mixing up our routine meals a lot lately. We love meatballs- it's a go-to for this family. But we're always having them the same way.  I thought we'd mix things up a bit and try something different.  We added pumpkin to ...

Five of the greatest love movies of all time

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Tears streaming, heart beating faster and faster, completely engaged and oblivious to everything going on around you. To me, that’s what makes a good love story! When the plot is so good that you forget it’s a movie, and you feel like you’re right there. It’s like riding a rollercoaster of emotion as you sit ...

20 Weight Watchers Appetizers

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If you have ever struggled with losing weight and trying to stick to a plan of any sort for weight loss at parties and events, you know how hard it can be.  One of my biggest "triggers" is appetizers.  Snacky stuff, munchie stuff...they are all so tempting and so hard to resist... But I crowdsourced the ...

5 Essentials for Pets #PSP4Pets

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Like children, pets come with equipment. They don’t REALLY come with equipment… because that would be way to easy. They do, however, require certain things to maintain their comfort AND your sanity! Cats and Dogs differ in their needs of course, but there are 5 essentials for pets that remain consistent! June 1-7 is Pet Appreciation Week ...

Identity Theft is real.

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Ever had your home or vehicle burglarized? If so, you’ll fully understand the feelings of violation, fear, and anger that come along with having your personal property and/or space violated. We work hard for the things we own, and for someone to take them without permission is often devastating and lots of times downright scary. ...

$750 Amazon Giveaway

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If you’re anything like me, you are SO ready for summer. June is SO BUSY for us and we're only a day into it.  Yikes.  So what better way to celebrate than to give away one of our biggest prizes ever? That’s right -- my blogger friends and I have come together to give one ...

Family Night: Disconnecting to reconnect

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Family time is different than it used to be, there’s no denying that. I remember, growing up, there was a weekly family time where everyone just relaxed and spent time together. No electronics. No distractions. Just us enjoying each other. In this modern world of technology, gadgets, and quick and easy entertainment, most families find ...

30 day photography challenge #30SummerDays

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Who wants to do the fun #30SummerDays Photography Challenge with me, and a friend or two?!  I have wanted to do a photography challenge for a while and just haven't... I guess I needed a kick in the pants.  But then my friends at Staples were all "Brett, will you try a fun photography challenge ...

Date night at home with indulgences #GelatoLove

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This post brought to you by Breyers Gelato Indulgences. All opinions are 100% mine. We had the best- and worst- date night at home EVER this weekend. I mean, it started out great. We had a nice dinner with the kiddos, got them in bed kind of early because they were exhausted...and decided we'd watch a ...