I’m an Avocados from Mexico Pit Crew Ambassador #AFMPitCrew

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This post about my partnership with Avocados from Mexico is part of an ongoing series that I will be sharing over the next several months. Late last year, I decided I really wanted to focus more on recipes and being more adventurous in the kitchen. I've had many new opportunities and challenges along ...

Want to win a trip to space camp?

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This post about winning a trip to space camp is brought to you by the folks at AXE Apollo. I think that with the ever growing popularity of shows like The Big Bang Theory, and the new Big Brain Theory, science and being a "nerd" is very hip, very cool, and very "in." If ...

Summer fun with Compact System Camera Samsung WB200 Camera #SocialCamera #Shop

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This review of the Samsung WB200 Camera, one of the Samsung Smart Cameras, has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. The Samsung WB200 Camera is a smart camera, in many ways. It's got a hybrid touch screen, so you can use the shutter button to snap ...

Key Lime Cheesecake Cookies

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Every year as my mom's birthday approaches, I get lime on the brain. My mom always loved Key Lime recipes. Last week, I shared with you my super super simple 3 Ingredient Key Lime Cookie recipe. Now, for some folks, those are lime enough. For others, they want a little bit more. So today I'm ...

Discovering new butter options #CookwithSpreads #ad

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This post about butter options with the benefits of spreads with 0gs trans-fat and no cholesterol is brought to you by Unilever. I recently headed to the closest SuperWalmart store to get a whole random list of things we need...I had limited time and a lot of kinds of things to pick up so off ...

Curiosityville online learning site for kids #Curiosityville

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This post about the new online learning site for kids, Curiosityville, is a sponsored post with The Motherhood. With summer so close to being here (three more weeks of school!), keeping the kids' learning fresh in their minds is on MY mind. I don't want them to lose what they've learned and have to relearn ...

Protecting and storing your important documents with BestBequest

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This is a sponsored post about safely and privately storing your important documents, pictures, and videos, With all of the natural (and sadly, unnatural) disasters that happen in the world these days, having a way to keep our important papers and documents is more important than ever. It used to be the safety ...

Home Depot DIY Birdhouse Kit #DigIn

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This is a sponsored post about a DIY Birdhouse Kit written by me on behalf of The Home Depot. This kit is available at TheHomeDepot.comas well as in some Home Depot stores (not mine) and is very reasonably priced at just $9.97. It is an easy to assemble kit that needs minimal tools ...

Join us for the Foster Grant Twitter Party 5/30 #FosterGrantFamily #Sponsored

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This post about the #FosterGrantFamily Twitter Party to promote Foster Grant sunglasses for the family will be compensated as part of my co-hosting the party. The party will take place on May 30, 2013 at 7-8pm EST (4-5pm PST). We'll be talking about the fabulous Foster Grant brand and sunglasses and eye protection in ...