Girls Week Away

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Princess Cruise Lines.......I didn't know where to start, so I'm starting with my cousin.  We're just a few months apart in age, as our moms were, and while we've always had a connection, we've never really had time to get to know one another as adults.  Not just "us" anyway.  Princess Cruise Lines invited me ...

Iced Peppermint Double Chocolate Brownies

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Not a cookie, again. Yes I know.  But variety is the spice of life right? So you are going to want a treat platter heaping with a variety of delicious sugar laden treats aren't you? I thought so, let's move on. These brownies are so delicious they may as well be chocolate sin.  The brownies ...

Microsoft Black Friday Deals #MicrosoftBloggers #BlackFriday

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With the holidays right around the corner, Microsoft and its partner retailers are excited to announce great Microsoft Black Friday offers. From Surface Pro 3, to Xbox One, Lumia 830 and the hottest Windows laptops, you’re bound to find something for everyone on your list!   Here’s a sneak peek at some of the Black Friday offers! ·         ...

Leftover Mashed Potato Patties

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It's almost here, it's almost time for Thanksgiving!  Even if we don't host, ,we end up making a full spread over the holiday weekend.  Mostly because we LOVE all the leftovers.  I can't deny it.  The leftovers are half the awesome of the holiday foods!  Plus, we all make way too much, so we all ...

Timing holiday meals

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  I think the hardest part about prepping for the holidays is timing holiday meals perfectly. After spending so much time putting together a mouth-watering meal… it’s nice to have people actually be able to eat it while it’s warm.   Am I the only one that finds it slightly irritating if the meal that I’ve slaved over ...

Getting rid of pet hair #NeatoVacuumBestForPets #Giveaway

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The word chaos does not even begin to describe my home at times. Especially in the winter, when we are all confined to the indoors for a large majority of our time. Don't get me wrong, I love every minute of it…. But I also often find myself dreaming of cloning myself. Just one extra ...

Rudolph turns 50 #Rudolph50 #ShineBright #giveaway

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Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is the longest-running and highest-rated holiday TV special of all time, and it is inarguably a beloved part of the American holiday tradition.   This year is the 50th anniversary of the story of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.  Yes, the sort-of fuzzy and very dated little reindeer with the bright red nose who ...

5 Things First Time Cruisers Should Know

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Taking a cruise for the first time can be a very exciting experience! It's a vacation option like no other, and you'll likely want to make the most of your time. Read on to find out what first time cruisers should know so their first travels aboard a ship are enjoyable! 5 Things First Time Cruisers ...

40 Weeks movie follows 15 moms through pregnancy

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Being pregnant is one of the coolest, weirdest, amazing, awe inspiring, scary, blissful, terrifying things that a human being can experience. It's like nothing else and really, there isn't much that can prepare you for it.  When you think about it, it SHOULD be that way.  We are growing tiny human beings, after all!  I've ...

Help for really dry skin #Vaseline

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Vaseline for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I have such dry, scaly skin in cold weather months.  I actually refer to it as elephant skin (and I'm not sure why because I've not actually rubbed an elephant's skin ever!).  I hate it.  It's embarrassing ...