Twice Baked Potatoes

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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. When looking for a new range for the house, the one word that comes to mind is "Samsung."  This is a brand I knew I could trust who makes energy efficient ...

Sports Laundry Hacks + $50 Amex Giveaway

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There's absolutely NOTHING I would rather be doing on a bright spring day than my family's massive mounds of laundry! Said no one ever. Laundry. That word brings to mind images of piles of dirty, smelly, sweat, grass, and food stained blechness. While we might dread laundry day (or laundry week, if your house is ...

How to purify the air in your home

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Holmes® Smart Air Purifier. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you suffer from allergies? Half of my household does and it can get pretty bad for them. One issue we have is the need to keep the windows closed then the weather is not nice ...

Down and Dirty Tips to Bathe Your Dog at Home

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This post brought to you by Sterling. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. As nice as it would be to send your dog to the groomers every week, not everyone has the budget for that. As a matter of fact, the average dog owner only sends their dog to the ...

Are you doing your laundry wrong?

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I am a super busy mom who is on the run from sun up to sun down. If I am not in the carpool lane taking the kids to school or picking them up, I am watching them at the sports activities. I also have a Daisy Troop plus a Junior Troop with a ton ...

Kitchen Cleaning Hacks #ThisIsHowIClean

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Life with kids can get pretty messy sometimes. Heck, life in general is messy sometimes. But with these easy cleaning hacks from Clorox, you'll be done picking up one mess just in time to catch the next one rolling in!   Kitchen Cleaning Hacks To Keep Life Easy and Fun Life with kids is always interesting. Never boring, ...

Essential Oils for Family

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What Are Essential Oils? Essential oils are natural, concentrated,  fragrant compounds found in the seeds, bark, stems, roots, flowers, and other parts of a plant.  Essential oils have been used historically for therapeutic and medicinal purposes.  They are most recently know for the use in aromatherapy.  Essential oils can be used aromatically, topically and internally.  I ...

Baby Shower on a Budget

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Throwing a baby shower doesn't have to mean big bucks spent. You really need 3 main components: food, atmosphere and guests (friends and family). Once you have those main components and a willing guest of honor, you're good to go. Well, maybe not that simple. Chances are, you have a budget of some sort for ...

Four Cool Ways to Celebrate College Graduation

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Attending college is one of the hardest yet most rewarding things you can do in your life. If you go straight to college from high school, you are already used to getting up early, cramming for those exams and taking them every semester. If you have a break from going to high school and then ...

New Dyson Cinetic Big Ball Animal + Allergy vacuum available at Best Buy

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There are 6 things that make my house in need of a vacuum daily (really, at least twice daily) Exhibit 1: Tobey. Exhibit 2: Rosabeth (Rosie) Exhibit 3, 4, 5: The kids. Exhibit 6: The husband. An oldie but goodie, when we were a million years and 3 kids ago younger) I suppose I count too...but since I'm home full time, I feel like I ...