Are YOU the biggest Thomas the Train fan? (Prize Pack #Giveaway)

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They're 2, they're 4, they're 6 they're 8, shunting trucks and hauling freight.... Red and green and brown and blue, they're a really useful crew! Disclaimer: This Thomas the train post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own If you know that song, you've probably got a Thomas the Train fan in your ...

Nick Jr premieres Julius Jr. for preschoolers #JuliusJr

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Have a preschooler with a BIG imagination?  If you do, you're going to want to mark your calendar and set your DVR for Sunday, September 29th.  There's an adorable new group of friends coming to Nick Jr!  Julius Jr. is an inventive little monkey who's taken a cardboard box and turned it into a playhouse--- ...

White Chocolate Candy Corn Blondie Recipe

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I was thinking about blondies this morning, and how it's been so long since we've had them in the house.  It's cool out today, and a great day for baking- so I decided I'd do a blondie recipe that's festive for fall and fall holidays- White Chocolate Candy Corn Blondies.  These are pretty easy to ...

Pamper your skin with Caress ($50 Walmart GC Giveaway 4 winners)

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This is a sponsored giveaway post about using Caress to pamper your skin.  Opinions are my own. Fall is here and with it, cooler temps and before we know it, the need for heat (at least here in CT) -- especially in our house, because we heat with a fireplace insert.  Very drying on the skin. ...

Bonding through Babywearing and How it Saved Me

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Before I had kids, I'm not sure I really understood what babywearing was, or what it meant.  I absolutely did not understand the benefits of babywearing. With my oldest, she was so mobile so early, she rarely wanted to be carried after about 5 months.  As my second baby came along, I learned very quickly ...

Care4Today Mobile Health Manager

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This is a sponsored post about the new Care4Today Mobile Health Manager.  Opinions are my own. I take a medication that requires dosage three separate times per day.  To be honest, I'm not the best at remembering.  Or I wasn't.  I have added reminders to my Google Calendar but it's annoying and I feel like I'm ...

Designing kitchen spaces with The Home Depot #revitalizeandredesign

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This post about designing kitchen spaces with The Home Depot is sponsored through my affiliation with Glam Media.  Opinions are my own.  We are almost finished with our breezeway redo and it has me wanting to finally get our kitchen remodel started.  We'd decided years ago to just paint the horrible and piecemeal cabinetry and live ...

#ClubFreshStep Cat Bearding Photo Contest

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This is a sponsored post about the cat bearding photo contest. Opinions are my own. You might have already heard of cat bearding, the fun new trend of taking photos with a cat held up to your face to appear as a beard.  The trend started when a photo of a cat looking like a ...

Share the {Holiday} Joy with Fisher Price! #sharethejoywmt (Giveaway 6 winners)

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This is a sponsored giveaway  post about Fisher Price gift ideas for the holidays.  Opinions are my own. One of the best gifts my son has ever gotten, and still plays with regularly 3 1/2 years later is the Imaginext Batcave from Fisher Price.  Of course, there have been revisions to the toy, but I've ...

Six Quick Weekend Getaways (Sans Kids)

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I have to preface this post by admitting that my husband and I have been married almost 10 years (next week) and we've never been away just the 2 of us.  We've never actually been away from our kids for a night.  No weekend getaways for us (yet)It's kind of sad, really. Not that we ...