Be Out There ebook- I’m an author again! #BeOutThere

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I was recently asked if I would contribute to an ebook through a compensated partnership with the National Wildlife Federation and The Motherhood.  Since my family and I love to enjoy the outdoors, I readily agreed. My contribution to this book talks about celebrations outdoors - I believe that nature has so much to offer- and ...

Make your laptop a touch screen laptop with APEN Touch 8

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Surely I am not the only person who is so used to touch screen tablets and phones that I find myself trying to touch the screen on my laptop....only to remember that oh hey! this isn't a touch screen laptop.  I mean, you expect kids to do it, but not adults, right? Sadly, I usually ...

Despicable Me Minion Surprise Cupcakes Recipe

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Today I'm going to share with you OUR version of the ever-popular Minion cupcakes and goodies that have been floating around online since the previews for Despicable Me 2 have started to show.  I decided to do them as simple as I could- and with a surprise twist that might surprise you.  If you remember, ...

Wanna Win Something Giveaway Linky

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Fisher Price Snugabear Cradle Swing $140  $150 Cash open WW only on 1 blog $50 Walmart GC The China Study Vegan Cookbook Wedding Prize Pack Giveaway $150 JCPenney Giveaway Holiday Wishes 2013 Barbie Keurig Mini Moms Must Haves $800 prize pack Mastrad Chip Maker $50 Walmart GC 4 winners Whole Foods Gift Card ;

7 Travel Tips for Expectant Mothers

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When you are an expectant mother, everything will be a little more difficult. You will need to plan for trips so that you can enjoy yourself more. Several things can make your trip more enjoyable. This post about travel tips for expectant mothers is brought to you by our friends at RUPreggers.com. Photo Credit: Jennifer Mirock ...

Back to School Fashions and Adventures #KidsGotStyle

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This post is the last in a series about back to school fashion as part of my involvement with the #kidsgotstyle campaign with Glam Media. On Friday, my whole family went to Target for some back to school shopping.  As much as I want to say it was fun, well, it was exhausting.  Parts of ...

How to Install a Vanity and a Faucet Yourself!

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This is a sponsored post about how to install a vanity and a faucet yourself.Brought to you by The Home Depot®, click here to learn more. I recently attended a Do It Herself Workshop at The Home Depot in Manchester, CT.  The workshop I attended was all about how to install a vanity and a ...

A Princess Tea Party Birthday Party

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This post about our now 4 year old's princess tea party birthday party is courtesy of Celebrations 4 Kids birthday party company located here in Connecticut. Our little one adores princess everything.  So naturally, when Ann and I talked about doing a party for our girls so we could do a review, I knew a ...

Wedding Prize Pack Giveaway “You Are Cordially Invited”

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Love is in the Air.. And weddings are all around. The MI Savings Mama family is Getting Married!!!! And Guess What....! You Are Cordially Invited... Hosted by MI Savings Mama Co-Hosted by This Mama Loves, Children Teaching Mama, A Safe Haven,Woven By Words and Joy Of Momma Joyner. This giveaway wouldn't be possible with out these AMAZING Sponsors: Brilliant Earth ...

Brawny supports the Wounded Warrior Project #woundedwarriorproject

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This post about Brawny's pledge to the Wounded Warrior Project in support of our injured soldiers is brought to you by our friends at Lunchbox.  We are one of the lucky families who have not had a loved one come home from combat injured.  Really, it's hard to not know someone who's been injured serving ...