Daylight Savings Time Sleep Tips

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This daylight savings time sleep tips post was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Pampers. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine. When we all go to sleep on Saturday, November 2nd, we'll set our clocks BACK an hour, allegedly gaining an hour of sleep.  To ...

Come to the Activision Family Game Summit #ATVIFamGames

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With winter cold comes more time indoors, and that means it's time to break out the Xbox with Kinect and the Wii soon.  When we're stuck inside and want something fun we can do as a family, we will often do some family gaming together.  When Activision asked me if I'd be a co-hostess for ...

Monsters University Disney Infinity Prize Pack #Giveaway

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Monsters University came out on BluRay and DVD earlier this week.  We love it.  But we also all love Monsters Inc. and always will.  After all, it's where we first met Mike and Sully and the gang.... only now, we get to see how their friendship began...along with a pig ride, lots of laughs, and ...

Mama’s Favorite Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

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Planning dinners every night can be hard—especially if you’re in charge of family meals. Take tonight, for example.  The girls had gymnastics and dance until 5:35, but class went late, and we didn't get home until 5:55.  I'd gotten some pre-dinner prep out of the way this afternoon but I still had to finish making ...

FUN Halloween Safety Tips

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Halloween is just 2 days away.  Kids everywhere will be doing what we don't let them do any other night of the year- head out after dark, in costume, to go to stranger's houses to accept candy.  Halloween is just plain F-U-N but it's also important to keep safety in mind.  Here are some (sort ...

Hallmark Card Rewards is back! Win up to $500!

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We have given in person or sent in the mail more than 15 greeting cards in the last month.  That's a whole lot of greeting cards, and with the holidays coming fast, we'll be buying even more cards in the blink of an eye.  For those of you who don't know, I'm a little Christmas ...

Emergency Preparedness for Pets #HillsPet

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Emergency preparedness for pets (and humans), also known as disaster preparedness, is a hot topic right now.  One thing that many of us haven't always remembered to include in our disaster kits, emergency kits, etc. is anything our pets would need to survive for an amount of time.  Hills Pet Nutrition began a Natural Disaster ...

ToysRUs grants wishes early: Sponsored Video #WishinAccomplished

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I am Christmas crazy. I won't lie. I love it all.  Decorations, shopping, wrapping, carols, the spirit of giving, goodwill, smiles from strangers, well wishes...the holiday cards.  I do.  It's genetic- my mom was Christmas crazy, and my grama before her. While I love the excitement of everything the holidays bring, I always have been ...

Tools to build self-esteem and self-confidence

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Ladies, remember when you were little and anytime you saw a camera, you hammed it up?  I know I did, for years.  And then... somehow, some way, I stopped. I began to hide from the camera.  I'm too (insert negative here) or I'm not (insert adjective here) enough.  My hair's not done, my makeup's not ...

What’s in your cart at andRuby deal site?

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So I have this new deal site I found, andRuby, which is a deal site with items for kids, home, as well as clothing, accessories, jewelry and beauty items and accessories for women.  Tons of the items available on andRuby are marked down to under $10, and when I say tons, I mean most of ...