Jimmy Dean Delights Entrees #ShineAnytime

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In the last two years, my Husband and I have both been hit extremely hard with various health issues. I had to undergo surgery, while my husband was predicted to be insulin dependent for the remainder of his life. To say that we were shocked would be an understatement! How could this happen? We were only ...

Pull-Ups Play Date Let’s Talk Potty Training

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This is a sponsored post on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Pull-Ups.  As a thank you for participating in this program I received samples to review and a promotional item.  #PullUpsAcademy I recently invited a few mom friends to bring their potty training toddlers for a play date.  All our attending toddlers were either in ...

David Burke Prime at Foxwoods

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I've never really had strong feelings about beef before, particularly steak.  I just was kind of blase about it.  That all changed when I had lunch at David Burke Prime at Foxwoods after enjoying some spa time at Norwich Spa at Foxwoods. Renowned Chef David Burke brings his creative, whimsical style to Foxwoods Resort Casino with ...

Chocolate Cough Medicine #DrCocoaReliefwithaSmile

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We're coming into that time of year where I'm giving a serious side eye to each and every cough, sneeze, and sniffle I hear. With flu season just around the corner I'm not taking any chances. I know that I can't protect my kids every single moment of every single day (aside from putting them ...

Thomas & Friends TrackMaster #Trackmaster

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This post brought to you by Fisher-Price. All opinions are 100% mine. This has been an exciting month for the Thomas & Friends fans in our house- and our circle of friends.  We had a party so we could all Check out the new Thomas & Friends™ TrackMaster ™ Online and build your very own track design! ...

Help the medicine go down with Dr. Cocoa

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It’s hard watching your child be sick. As a mother, it tugs at the core of my heart. I hate feeling helpless, not being able to wave my magic mommy wand and fix things right away. Like most moms I’ll do anything in my power to get the feeling just like new as soon as ...

Old Salem Museums & Gardens and Chocolate #ChocolateHistory

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Last week I had the incredible opportunity to travel to North Carolina and visit the Old Salem Museums & Gardens, learning about the heritage of Salem and the history of chocolate.  This was the last of our stops on our chocolate history tour with American Heritage Chocolate.  It could not have been a more beautiful ...

PlaySkool Party and Let’s Imagine Elmo

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I wrote this review while participating in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Playskool.  I received product samples to facilitate my party and review, and a promotional item to thank me for participating.  All opinions are my own. I recently hosted a Playskool party in my home for my sons, a few of ...

UFO toy gift idea #VectroninSpace

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Ever been stuck scrambling around Christmas shopping at the last minute, only to find all of the “hot item” must-have-toys of the season are all sold out??   I have.   Anyone that’s been in this boat before knows the importance of getting  a head start on the holiday madness, and snubbing those  cool toys before the masses get ...

Friends turns 20: Central Perk Roast #8OClockCoffee #Friends20

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I still miss Friends. I do. I know it's been gone a long time but I loved that show, I loved the cast and the characters and I kind of came into my own as an adult while watching Phoebe, Chandler, Monica and the gang. I grew to love coffee while watching Friends. Plus, it ...