Timing holiday meals

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  I think the hardest part about prepping for the holidays is timing holiday meals perfectly. After spending so much time putting together a mouth-watering meal… it’s nice to have people actually be able to eat it while it’s warm.   Am I the only one that finds it slightly irritating if the meal that I’ve slaved over ...

Get more for your money at Kmart #MoreChristmas #KClub

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I'm conflicted about Black Friday shopping. I love to get the great deals, whenever I can, but don’t much care for the crowded shopping centers, long lines, and large doses of pure and utter madness that I’ve come to associate with this shopping day. But... then, sometimes the pure and utter madness is fun. And yet... ...

Date Night at Outback #OutbackBestMates

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Outback Steakhouse is on a mission to help couples steak out more time for one another by declaring itself the Official Sponsor of Date Night and offering a special weekend deal they can’t refuse.  Naturally, we couldn't refuse, because we LOVE Outback Steak (and the Ahi Tuna appetizer) so after 3 nights scheduled and delayed, ...

Preserving digital memories

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I am going to admit here and now I'm horrible about printing our photos.  Going back since our oldest was born? I could easily guess we have over 10,000 photos I have not printed.  I'm pretty sure we wouldn't print all of them, but I've printed almost NONE of them.  It's not deliberate- but as ...

Spicy Mango Bloody Mary

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Remember I said I was doing a raw veggie challenge?  Well, I've kept it up for many days. Or most of the past few weeks, anyway.  It also got me thinking, for some reason, about Thanksgiving. Maybe because it's the V8VegOut Challenge, or because the holiday itself is coming and my family has  a serious ...

What do I need to know about tires? #SACRoadWarriors #RoadRules #CarCare

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We all, all, at some point in time, rely on tires. Maybe we don't use our own tires, maybe we don't even ride in vehicles. But something we purchase does, or a service we use relies on tire.  They are kind of a BIG deal in the world of auto safety. If your tires go bad, ...

#ChocolateHistory #TwitterParty 11/11

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Ready to party? I am.  What's the occasion?  Well, some of my favorite chocolates are going to be available for purchase where some of my other favorite chocolates are available for purchase.  What's better than CHOCOLATE? Seriously, though.  Remember when I went to G Dub's House? (Mount Vernon) or when Racquel went to Old Salem and ...

Kmart Layaway now Online

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I’ve been cracking up all day at the social media messages from my friends around Christmas. Seems to be about a 50/50 split with half of them being excited and eager to get a rush on their holiday decorating, and the other half cursing the people already posting pictures of their trees.   As for me?   I suppose ...

Raw Veggie Challenge #V8VegOut!

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V8 is on a mission to get the world to step up their game when it comes to veggies, and This Mama Loves has graciously accepted the challenge! V8’s commitment to providing vegetables that match their consumers lifestyle needs has been an ever-evolving effort of over 75 years! Remember the original V8 Juice, that tasted ...

Parenting Teen Drivers #STSafeDriver

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No matter how mature they are; or how well you’ve raised them… parenting a teen comes with a whole plethora of worries. One of the main worries comes hand in hand with the age-old rite of passage… the driver’s license.   Once your child has their license, it’s like they are unleashed into a great big world ...