The Good Hair Guide offers hair solutions for men

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Do you ever notice that there are eleventy billion sites that give women guidance on hair and scalp issues and- well, hardly any at all to men? I mean, guys have hair too.  Maybe not on TOP of their heads, but they do.  They can even have dry, itchy scalps...or just dry hair. And maybe ...

Favorite Games to Play with Children

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Favorite Games to Play with Children This is a guest post about favorite games to play with children by our friend Jason, dad of 2 and game lover. As a parent to six and seven year old girls spending time with my family as they grow is one of the most important things in my life. ...

Affordable diapers that don’t leak DO exist #WellBeginnings #AD

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This is a sponsored post about affordable diapers written by me on behalf of Well Beginnings. Having reliable diapers that don't leak is kind of a MUST for parents.  Often times, that means spending top dollar with the hopes of a coupon to bring the cost down a little. With everything else in the world costing ...

Super Hero Mashers from Hasbro #MyMashUp

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I think we have approximately 5002 action figures in this house.  We've been adding to our collection since my son was 2 and talked about "bad guys" more than anything else (which, incidentally, were good guys, but he had limited verbal skills at the time...) So we kind of have a feeling like we maybe ...

Olaf Nutter Butter Cookies Recipe

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Unless you're living in a cave someplace without any access to social media or television, I'm fairly certain you've heard of the fabulous new Disney movie, Frozen. We LOVE the movie, especially the soundtrack and the amazing characters.  For everyone here at the Martin house, it was love at first sight with Olaf, the world's ...

Carrot Crescent Appetizers Recipe

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Spring is coming.  Sooner or later, right?  Time for plants and trees to come alive, spring celebrations, Easter.... and it's time for some fun SPRING recipe ideas!! Here's a  carrot crescent appetizer recipe that's pretty easy and would be great for an Easter appetizer, Peter Rabbit baby shower, or any spring or garden party. Fill ...

Three Cheese Chicken Florentine Recipe #CookUpCozy

chicken florentine recipe #cookinupcozy

It's cold, winter's hanging on as long as it can, we've all been sick and I want comfort food.  Period.  This is me pouting and stomping my feet at frigid air from polar vortex and snow, snow snow.  I'm tired of winter meals and ready for some fun new stuff but the weather won't cooperate.  ...

Red Barn Canvas launches new Children’s line of canvas wall art

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Red Barn Canvas launches new Children's line of canvas wall art.  This post announcing the new brand from Red Barn Canvas is brought to you by my friends Kristy and Andy, the awesome behind RBC.     Introducing PinnsQueak Boutique, A Red Barn Canvas Brand full of fun, coordinating Canvas Wall Art specifically designed to grow with your ...

Pies for Pi Day? Yes, please!

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Pie.  It's got such a huge part of so many of our family traditions and it's hard not to love pie.  In fact, I can tell you, in 39 1/2 years on this earth, I've not met anyone who doesn't like pie.  There aren't a lot of foods you can say that about, although I ...

5 ways for kids to help clean the house #SwifferatTarget #CleverGirls #sp

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My little one, like most kids, is great at making messes. It's kind of a gift of little kids. Fortunately for us, we have a little one who also wants to help us keep the house clean. She's always the first to ask "Can I help?" and really, she's a great helper. She just needs ...