H2OGO! Water Slide #Giveaway

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bestway for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. With summer on the horizon and two kids at home to keep busy I have learned one  of the best ways to keep them out of trouble is to spend lots of time outdoors. But, oh the ...

Four Steps To Choosing the Right Mother’s Day Gift #Shopswell #Giveaway

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Mother's Day is coming.  Super soon.  (Just so you know, it's also my birthday this year...sometimes that's kind of fun). Most of us either want to celebrate being a mom, or celebrate our own moms.  But how do you find the right gift? If you don't have suggestions from the mom in your life but ...

Using Sous Vide for Weekly Meal Prep

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I love the convenience  of my crock pot, freezer meals, and now I have a new favorite for weekly meal prep in the kitchen- Anova's Sous Vide Device. When I was first asked to check it out I jumped at it, but then I was a bit intimidated- it looked well....fancy.  I wasn't sure it ...

Feeling Secure With a Wi-Fi Baby Monitor

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As a parent I think we've all had many moments where we wish we could see what was going on in the other room, have eyes in the backs of our heads, or be more than one place at a time.  I know with three little boys in the house I would never get anything ...

The Game of Life Game Inspires Career Choices in Kids

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When I was a kid, one of my favorite times was family game night. I looked forward to the laughter and the good-natured competition. We would pit the boys against the girls or the adults versus the kids. Among the classic board games we played was The Game of Life game. I remember taking so ...

Burt’s Bees Renewal Line #28DayFaceCleanse

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So, in a few weeks, I'm turning 41.  While I had a baby face for most of my life, having kids put me on a fast track to looking my age.  I'm kind of wanting to slow that process down, and while exercising, drinking lots of water and eating healthier options does help, it's not ...

Nokia Lumia for Active Kids

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At Christmas we surprised my daughter Ella with the Nokia Lumia 635 cell phone.  After several months of using the phone and learning all that it has to offer I thought it was time to share our experience. Nokia Lumia for Active Kids Ella is very active and involved in just about every school sport or activity ...

Panda Express Chinese Spare Ribs

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This post brought to you by Panda Express. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. Just in time for spring and summer fun, Panda Express just introduced their Chinese Spare Ribs. For a limited time they are launching a new premium rib entree: Chinese Spare Ribs. These Chinese Spare Ribs are slow cooked for ...

Premium Denim at Affordable Prices

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When it comes to spring, I always think of a time of newness and renewal. Because we had such a rough winter this year, the idea of the warm sunshine on my face and seeing those daffodils peeking from the ground makes me very happy. Another thing about spring is you get to put away ...

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 ...