Toy storage that makes cleaning up fun! ($150 Prize Pack #Giveaway)

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A while back, I lost my mind.  I think it was the eleventy billionth LEGO brick I stepped on, or maybe it was the fourteen thousandth article of doll clothing/accessories I found under my pillow.  The toys are taking over my house and it has.to.stop. Toy storage needs to be stepped up. I love my kids. ...

When cats don’t like to use the litter box #PreciousCat

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This post about litter box issues is sponsored by Precious Cat on behalf of the BlogPaws Blogger Network . I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Precious Cat's Cat Attract formula, but This Mama Loves only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Precious Cat is not responsible for the ...

Cuisinart Perfec Temp® 14-Cup Coffeemaker Great for Hosting

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Cuisinart sent me their Perfec Temp 14-Cup Coffeemaker to try out.  It is amazing now much the temperature that coffee is brewed at can change the flavor and the entire coffee drinking experience.  We were used to a bland brew from our old maker.  This Cuisinart Perfec Temp Coffeemaker brews a wonderful and hot cup ...

First Aid Kit Necessities (with savings) #Moms4JNJConsumer

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This first aid kit necessities post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. Some of you probably ...

Gluten Free Kitchen Makeover #GlutenFree

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Whether you have been recently diagnosed with Celiac disease, gluten intolerance or just want to make the switch to Gluten Free you will need to makeover your kitchen to make the lifestyle change a successful one.  Gluten is a protein that is found in-wheat, barley, and rye, many people's bodies cannot process it properly and ...

My House Rules for 2014

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Happy New Year's Eve, my friends. I can't believe that 2013 is coming to a close! Our year was full of ups and downs as each year has been, but nothing overly exciting.  Which is a good thing. Many of our friends had some devastating  years and for them, I hope 2014 brings a quieter ...

6 Ways to Go Green in 2014: Sponsored Video

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This post and video with ways to go green in 2014 are sponsored by Tetra Pak. Everyone's making New Year's resolutions to go green in 2014. It might seem overwhelming at first, but it doesn't have to be! Take baby steps - make small changes - and you'll be going green in no time. Follow these ...

10 Ways to Save on Electric Bills

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That's right, my friends.  You can save money on your electric bills.  There are a lot of things you can do that don't take  a lot of effort, but can really make a big impact when that bill comes through! This post with 10 ways to save on electric bills is brought to you by ...

Personalizing Holiday Memories #PCHoliday

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This is a sponsored post with Provide Commerce and the Social Media Chicks. All opinions are my own. Christmas is such a special time of year for so many of us.  There are so many memories wrapped up in the whole idea of the holidays.  Personalizing holiday memories is one way to give those memories another ...

How to Save Money on Contact Lenses

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Many people often choose glasses over contact lenses because of the cost. Glasses are generally cheaper than contact lenses and last longer. However, some people choose contact lenses over glasses for aesthetic reasons. Unfortunately, the lifespan of contact lenses is rather slim, if you do not know a few pointers that will help you to ...