FUN Halloween Safety Tips

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Halloween is just 2 days away.  Kids everywhere will be doing what we don't let them do any other night of the year- head out after dark, in costume, to go to stranger's houses to accept candy.  Halloween is just plain F-U-N but it's also important to keep safety in mind.  Here are some (sort ...

Hallmark Card Rewards is back! Win up to $500!

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We have given in person or sent in the mail more than 15 greeting cards in the last month.  That's a whole lot of greeting cards, and with the holidays coming fast, we'll be buying even more cards in the blink of an eye.  For those of you who don't know, I'm a little Christmas ...

So Aldi blew my mind. #AldiSaves

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Earlier this week I headed into Aldi for the first time ever.  Yes, that's right- I've heard of the awesome of Aldi for a long time but I rarely have cash on me and so I was always like "oh shoot, I'll head in next time I'm shopping" and time got away from me.  I ...

Online protection. It’s not negotiable.

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Today I took some necessary steps to protect myself and my family online a bit more.  We've had online protection since we had the internet installed at home... but lately- with the kids starting to use the internet more, and multiple devices in the house....my oldest has had a few research projects she's needed to ...

Keep them warm and cozy with OshKosh (#Giveaway)

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Looking for something to keep your kids warm as the weather gets chilly? OshKosh B’gosh has all the pieces you need to create complete, cute looks this fall, and when they asked if they could send me a gift card to choose some pieces for the kids to stay warm, I had to say yes! For girls, OshKosh B’gosh has ...

Fun and Crunchy Snack Ideas: Mini Tacos and Nacho Bites #JoseOleMoms

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This is a sponsored post about fun and crunchy snack ideas.  We're in full fall mode here at our house- soccer, dance, gymnastics, and school, and when my kids get home from school they are HUNGRY.  My little one is home at 11:45 so she has her "after school snack" as a lunch...but she's been ...

Barbie’s Moved into the new Barbie Dream House! #BarbieisMoving

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What's pink, purple, just about 3 feet tall and likely to cause shrieks of delight when a child sees it?  The new Barbie Dream House! Barbie's been saving up her hard earned pennies (as a vet, doctor, teacher, lawyer, swim teacher, dolphin trainer, ballerina, and what else does she do for careers?) and she's got ...

Did you catch Julius Jr on Nick Jr this weekend? #JuliusJr

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There's a new little monkey pal on Nick Jr and he's stealing out hearts.  Julius Jr premiered on Sunday morning (although we viewed much later in the day since we were at church!) and my little one is just delighted with this show.  He's so cute! She tells me.  They go on a squiggly line ...

Giving comfort during cancer treatments

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This year, more than 1.6 million people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with cancer. 1.6 million.  Just this year.  Chances are, you know someone who's living with cancer. Or giving care to someone with cancer.  I know I do.  My neighbors do.  My friends do.  My Facebook friends do.  As if the cancer wasn't ...

New Wave Enviro Litter Free Lunch

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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 ...