Sparkle on every day with Glaceau fruitwater #sparklingtruth #ad

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This is a sponsored post written by me about getting your sparkle on every day on behalf of Glaceau fruitwater®.  Sometimes, life throws us curveballs.  With 3 kids close in age, we have a lot of curveballs.  Like having to tell one of my kids- not for the first time- Please don't lick the lobster tanks. ...

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies with Pretzels and Avocado Recipe

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Chocolate chip cookies are a favorite in our family, and sometimes, no matter how much we love the classics, it's fun to change things up a bit.  Part of my Ambassadorship with Avocados from Mexico was a promise to create an avocado recipe each month over the summer, and today I'm sharing a new one ...

Family camping with Bear Grylls #GetOutAlive

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This is a sponsored giveaway post about being ready for anything - including family camping- with Bear Grylls.  If you haven't yet heard of Bear Grylls, well, you clearly aren't watching much on the Discovery Channel.  My husband has enjoyed Bear Grylls' Man Vs. Wild for several seasons, and I would be lying if I ...

Family Movie Nights & Summer Viewing with #NetflixFamilies #ad

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This is a sponsored post about family movie nights written by me on behalf of Netflix. We aren't big TV watchers during the summer months.  We spend most of our time outdoors.  But we do still like to have our family movie nights, no matter what time of year it is.  Netflix is usually where ...

My first blogging conference was a blast #blogherfood #afmpitcrew #iloveavocados

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Last month I attended the BlogHer Food Conference in Austin Texas.  I've not been to a blogging conference before- I did get one day squeezed in last summer in NYC at BlogHer but honestly, there wasn't much "conference" in my day and it was such a blur I don't remember.  This year, Avocados from Mexico ...

Swimming Pool Safety PSA #PoolSafely

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Today I'm going to talk a little about swimming pool safety.  Part of owning a swimming pool includes safety, and there are some things that folks often overlook or just don't think much about.  Safety isn't just about watching swimmers, not swimming alone, or not swimming while intoxicated (nor supervising swimmers while intoxicated).  Swimming pool ...

Shop at Kroger and earn points on gas purchases!

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This is a sponsored post about how to earn points on gas purchases at Kroger stores! Up to $1 off per gallon on fuel purchases at Kroger and 10¢ per gallon at participating Shell Stations. http://www.kroger.com/fuel/Pages/A1.aspx 3 easy ways to earn fuel points in Kroger stores every day: Shop for Groceries (normal exclusions apply): $1 in Groceries = 1 fuel ...

Play-Doh from sea to shining sea – #win some goodies from in between! (Giveaway)

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Play-Doh has been running an ongoing nationwide social media campaign called the “Play-Doh States of America,” where their 1.1 million Facebook fans have gotten the chance to vote on their favorite landmarks throughout all 50 states.  They emailed me earlier this week to ask me if I'd share the image of the States of America, ...

Wanna Win Something (Giveaway Linky)

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Vaseline Spray &  GoLotion  (5 winners) Barbie Birthday Wishes Doll Neutrogena Beach Defense Sunscreen (winner choice) Plus $25 Walmart GC iPad Mini  Ebates Giveaway Win $150 GiftCard! – ends 7/7 SilverJewelryClub Blue Topaz Heart Pendant Giveaway – ends 7/7 Giveaway: $200 Toys R Us Gift Card - Ends 7/9 Jack the Giant Slayer DVD/Blu-Ray Combo Pack ends 7/4 Keurig Brewer Bundle Giveaway - ...