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 ...

Decoration Ideas for a Busy Family

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Family life can be hectic, there’s no doubt about it. Nowadays, everyone is on the go. When it comes to decorating your house you can’t just select what might be the most aesthetically pleasing, you also need options that will make your life easier. Here are a few decoration ideas to consider from our friends ...

On Kittens, Catbearding and Cat Litter #ClubFreshStep

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If you haven't met them yet, we have two new family members in our house.  They are brother and sister, born in early June of this year, and their names are Rosabeth (named by our 4 year old) and Lloyd (as in LEGO Ninjago Lloyd). We recently got some Fresh Step  cat litter to try ...

No one leaves the lights on anymore (#Giveaway 5 winners)

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Last month, I introduced you to the awesome that is the Lutron Occupancy Sensor Switch.  I also introduced you to my um...lack of attention to details at times...and you all got an inside look into the mess I made of things.  Happily, I have an amazing and talented husband who's able to fix things for ...

How to install stair gates

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This is a guest post from Ryan, dad of 2 and owner of Safe Nest Babyproofing Atlanta.  He's written this article about how to install stair gates for my readers. One of the most common questions I get as a professional babyproofer is about how to install stair gates. Once the excitement of a child starting ...

New Wave Enviro Litter Free Lunch

Litter Free Lunch Kit and Seriously Safe Stainless Steel

New Wave Enviro sent me a Litter Free Lunch kit and some Seriously Save Stainless Steel Food containers to try out.  We are always trying to find ways to make less waste and be kind to the environment.  These products are BPA-free, litter free and stylish too.  I received the bag in swirls with green ...

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 ...

Who left the lights on (again)?

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 I participated in a campaign about "who left the lights on"on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Lutron. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item as a thank-you for participating. If you live with someone- anyone, chances are, like me, you've asked "Who left the lights on?" a time or two.  Or ...

Hectic Schedule? Some tips to stay organized #GetFresh

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This is a sponsored post about tips to stay organized with a hectic schedule.  I will receive promotional items to thank me for sharing. So we're back to school.  We're almost fully started with all activities.  Almost.  Boy Scouts sign up is next week, my Brownies won't start meeting until October, and preschool soccer is ...