$100 Target Giveaway

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My blogger friends and I are bringing together two of our favorite things for a super-fun giveaway -- Target & Instagram! You’ll have the chance to win a $100 Target gift card + follow some awesome bloggers on instagram! Be sure to bookmark this page and come back everyday because there will be daily entries ...

Small living room furniture challenges

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We have a small living room with some big challenges in it.  So many times, we've grabbed magazines or searched online for help decorating "difficult" spaces or small spaces and what we find is - well, not the same as our definition of small. It's frustrating.  We have my parents' old (they'd had it for ...

How to combat summer learning loss #zoobeanexpert

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Have you ever taken a vacation from work or a hobby, and then you came back and your brain drew a blank at the most simplest of tasks? It's normal for our minds to need to adjust, and get back in the swing of things. Children go through this exact same experience during the summer ...

Moonshine BBQ makes me smile. #OutbackBestMates

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I have a confession to make.  Recently, I took my family to Outback Steakhouse for a fun family night (the nice folks from our local Outback invited us). Now, I knew all about the Moonshine BBQ menu items because I had sampled them in April at the Bloomin' Brands headquarters...but I hadn't been able to ...

How to Make Business Cards in PicMonkey

How to Make Business Cards in PicMonkey

I don't know about you but I am very tired of paying for a design for my business cards.  I wanted to learn how to make  business cards in PicMonkey and my friend Sadie agreed to show me. :) It's really not hard! The process of making business cards in PicMonkey is suuuper simple. It's just ...

Credit monitoring is not proactive identity theft protection #lifelocksafety

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Have you ever been in a fender bender? If so, you know the headache and inconvenience it causes. What if you got in a fender bender (one not your fault), and found out afterwards that the insurance policy you had been paying for each month didn’t actually cover anything.?! Your vehicle would not be fixed. ...

Come get cheesy with us! #MacAndCheesyJoke

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If you know me, you know I love puns, groaners, cheesy jokes.  The worse the punchline, the better!  Cheesy should be my middle name.  Really.  Just ask my husband.  And one of my fave (actual) cheesy brands, Pirate's Booty, have come out with Mac and Cheese!! We LOVE the booty in our house.  My kids ...

Pumpkin Recipe: Pumpkin Butter and Pancakes #PumpkinCan

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This post brought to you by LIBBY’S Pumpkin. All opinions are 100% mine. I have another pumpkin recipe to share with you. I just love the flavor it adds to recipes and also, the added benefits to our bodies.  I had some leftover from a batch of Pumpkin S'mores Bars and had frozen the extra, ...

I’m doing a 3 day cleanse

3 day vegan cleanse

This post brought to you by Kaeng Raeng. All opinions are 100% mine. I've been hearing and reading about cleanses and detox programs for a while.  It seems like especially the past few months, I've been seeing more and more (and more!) about cleanses and how great they make you feel.  A friend of mine ...

Healthy on the go snack idea #RealTastesGood

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I want my kids to be healthy, productive, and successful. I’m fairly certain every decent mother wants the same. I find, however, that the “healthy” part is much easier said than done. The day and age that we live in is all about go, go, go, and my family is no different. Always on the ...