Home Depot Kids Workshops are fun and educational #DigIn

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We are a family that does our projects ourselves...we always DIY.  I think we've hired someone to do things exactly three times since we purchased our first home.  Naturally, our kids want to help and be part of our projects, but sometimes those projects just aren't suitable for little ones to be helping.  We try ...

Our family finally joined Netflix. We love it! #NetflixKids #Family #ad

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This post about Netflix and why we are loving the Netflix Kids selections is sponsored.  I am so sick of paying money for cable television for dozens of channels we never watch.  I'm also sick of paying money for cable television channels that are NOT child friendly and seem to "hug" kid's channels in the ...

Why on earth do I need life insurance?

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Why on earth do *I* need life insurance, when I've been a stay home mom for just about 8 years now? I haven't been a source of income for our family, so why would life insurance be something we need? Thanks to my Ambassadorship with Genworth, who sponsors this series of posts,  I've been learning ...

Baby Shower Giveaway

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Mavens of Money Baby Shower Giveaway Are you having a baby soon? The Mavens of Money group has joined together to give you a chance to win an awesome baby shower package! One winner will get to win products from Evenflo, Thyme Maternity and Rock-a-Bums! The Mavens of Money group is comprised of 11 bloggers: MadameDeals | The ...

Patriotic Popcorn Crunch Recipe

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I can't believe it's Memorial Day weekend this week!  Summer is HERE, and it's time for parades, picnics and...popcorn!!  It'll be Fourth of July before we blink an eye.  I couldn't let a festive and fun holiday celebrating America go by without trying to make a fun and festive recipe that's easy to make and ...

Snickers and Milky Way come in bite size now. (Giveaway 3 winners)

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Mars decided to give two of their biggest candy brands a new and fun size- bite sized!  The best part? They come out of the bag unwrapped.  It's the Snickers and Milky Way we all know and (most of us) love and they are cute little teeny tiny bites.  Mars Bites. And maybe now you ...

Tips and Ideas for the Creation of Personalized Photo Gifts

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Our friends at My Photo Gifts asked if I'd share this post with you about personalized photo gifts.  Items such as mugs, pens, calendars and t-shirts can turn into special souvenirs through the addition of a beautiful and meaningful photo. Personalized mugs are a wonderful gift, a reminder of a special occasion. Today, creating personalised ...

It’s time to replace our compost bin #DigIn

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This is the first  sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Home Depot as part of a series about outdoor DIY projects  in the yard.  We have composted for almost 8 years now, since moving to our current home.  For years, we've just used pallets to kind of frame an area  for the compost ...

Inglesina Trip Stroller (Giveaway) with Daily Mom

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Daily Mom emailed to ask if I'd host a short one week giveaway for them to celebrate their site.  Knowing how much my readers love baby strollers, I agreed to host a giveaway for an Inglesina Trip Stroller! You might have heard of the new online magazine, Daily Mom, that just launched last month. It's an ...