Planning for the future

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My parents worked really, really hard their entire working lives, as most do.  They worked so hard so that they could play and have fun and travel the Caribbean 10 times over when they retired.  Unfortunately, my mom was ill and my dad was her caregiver, and after my mom passed, my dad's health has ...

No nonsense: Style made easy

This post brought to you by No nonsense. All opinions are 100% mine.   The new No nonsense. The new tights and leggings make it easy to add a pop of color to every outfit. No nonsense is ensuring that all women can experience “style made easy”. No nonsense is modern, stylish, relevant and YOU!!! Finding stylish ...

$100 Chasing Fireflies Giveaway

chasing fireflies owl

Chasing Fireflies and fell in love has an amazing selection of clothing for babies and children. They even have clothes for adults, too!This Halloween season Chasing Fireflies has you covered with their Wishcraft catalog filled with hundreds of unique costume ideas! About Chasing Fireflies (from website) We created chasing fireflies to yes, celebrate childhood but also to celebrate ...

Fantastic Floatables Review & Giveaway (5 winners)

fantastic floatables saucers suspended

 This is one of the most fun and festive posts I've gotten to write up on my site.  Today I'm going to share with you about Fantastic Floatables- new hovering balloon decorations that are reusable.  Fun, festive, easy to use, easy to store!  They are great for birthdays and any celebration really, but with October ...

Lynda.com Online Training (Giveaway 2 winners!)

lynda.com online training library giveaway

Back in August, I began a new learning venture thanks to the nice folks at Lynda.com.  At first, I was overwhelmed.  Giddy.  I've always loved school.  Learning excites me.  Having all of this information at my fingertips was almost too much for me.  All of these lessons, courses, things to learn, to help me grow ...

Deal Decor $1399 7 Piece Dining Set #Giveaway

deal decor dining set giveaway

I don't know about you but when I start looking at furniture, I get overwhelmed.  Everyone promises the best quality, but pricing matters too!  I love when I can find beautiful furniture at affordable prices...sites like Deal Decor are always on the list for me to find great looking furniture pieces that won't break my ...

Britax Pavilion 70-G3

  My baby just turned one, so that means that it's time to upgrade car seats. Of course I knew that I wanted a Britax. I have had other car seat brands, but none have ever compaired in quality, durability and comfort to my Britax. I currently own the Britax Roundabout for my 3 ...

Joie Shop Makes the Kitchen Fun Again (Giveaway)

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Listen, I'm an adult. I'm 38. I have a house, a husband, and three children.  That doesn't mean I have to have to be all adult and serious-like all of the time, especially not in the kitchen.  Joie recently reached out and asked if I'd like to check out some of their products - immediately ...

Waverly and the Magic Seashells Review and Giveaway

waverly and the magic seashells

There's a tiny new mermaid on the toy scene and she's poised to make a big splash in the toy world.  Waverly, a 3 inch mermaid from Azarella, the home of real mermaids, loves to spend time hanging out in her first-of-its-kind Magic Seashell with her pets Gumbo and Zuli.  Waverly loves to sing and ...

Scholastic’s Magic School Bus Complete Series on DVD Review & Giveaway (2 winners)

magic school bus complete series on dvd

We love The Magic School Bus series because Miss Frizzle is just plain funny.  She's funny, warm and engaging, and kids find her fun and funny, and don't really even notice they are learning things.  It's hard not to love a series that gets kids interested in and engaged with science!  Now, we have the ...