July 4th Fruit Wands

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Sometimes having kids help in the kitchen is more work than it is helpful.  Well these July 4th fruit wands are not only adorable but they are simple enough for kids any age to help with!  So give the kids the next task of making something for the annual family Fourth of July barbeque! Not ...

Helpful Tools for Trying to Conceive

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I was put on the birth control pills at the age of 15 to help with severe cramping during my periods. When we got married, I stopped. We knew we wanted to have a family, eventually, so it was just a natural thing to do. I was already active on message boards at the time ...

Cleaning a boy bathroom

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I haven't ever met anyone who enjoyed cleaning bathrooms. Especially boy bathrooms. I don't know if it's lack of targets placed inside the toilet bowl or just a lack of understanding about where they are needing to aim their *ahem* members but every bathroom that has boys frequenting it seems to have an extra level ...

DIY American Girl Water Wings

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Is your American Girl doll ready for some fun in the sun? If so, you will want to be sure you talk all safety precautions and provide her with some water wings! While American Girl dolls and their accessories tend to be a little pricey, you can make your own water wings in just minutes ...

Patriotic String Art Craft

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This project not only covers creativity and patriotism but if you let the kids help out you will be building fine motor skills, hand eye coordination, and including an art lesson. While it seems complicated, if you follow the template you will have a beautiful piece to show your American pride! Have fun making your ...

Family Road Trip Essentials #FisherNutExactly

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With the onset of summer comes summer vacations. Yaay! For many of us, that means rounding up the family, packing up the car, and hitting the road! Remember those college age road trips of your not so distant past? You know, those spur-of-the-moment ROAD TRIP adventures? Well, this is nothing like that. Because, you know... ...

I am not a horse.

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I am participating in a sponsored campaign hosted by Centrum®. I received compensation for this post. While all opinions stated are my own, I make no claims about Centrum® as a product or its effectiveness. One of the things that keeps me from being consistent and dedicated to taking a multivitamin has always been the size ...

Berry Bramble Homemade Frozen Yogurt

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Looking for a delicious and healthy dessert to finish off a meal or serve as a midday snack to get you through the day? Make your own homemade frozen yogurt with a tasty berry flavored base topped off with a generous drizzle of chocolate- the combination is amazing!   Smooth and creamy, double smoothed, Aussie ...

Key Lime Pie Muddy Buddies

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If you are craving something sweet but chocolate just isn't what you want try these amazing Key Lime Pie Muddy Buddies. They will take the edge off your sweet tooth and will be like a little taste of vacationing in the south! Key Lime Pie Muddy Buddies Ingredients: 9 cups Chex cereal 2 cups white chocolate chips 1 Duncan Hines ...

#DaretoCompare #Twitterparty Recap

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sam’s Club for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I don't know about you but I don't like to waste my money. I like to spend SMART! That's why I have a membership at Sam's Club. Especially this summer. We have a lot of day ...