Sparkle on every day with Glaceau fruitwater #sparklingtruth #ad

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This is a sponsored post written by me about getting your sparkle on every day on behalf of Glaceau fruitwater®.  Sometimes, life throws us curveballs.  With 3 kids close in age, we have a lot of curveballs.  Like having to tell one of my kids- not for the first time- Please don't lick the lobster tanks. ...

Food Should Taste Good Chips

Food Should Taste Good Sweet Potato Chips

We buy Food Should Taste Good chips as a treat.  We don't eat a lot of chips so when we do we want them to be great.  Food Should Taste Good sent me a sampling of their chips made with real ingredients.  The chips did not last long in this house.  The multigrain chips are ...

Family Movie Nights & Summer Viewing with #NetflixFamilies #ad

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This is a sponsored post about family movie nights written by me on behalf of Netflix. We aren't big TV watchers during the summer months.  We spend most of our time outdoors.  But we do still like to have our family movie nights, no matter what time of year it is.  Netflix is usually where ...

My first blogging conference was a blast #blogherfood #afmpitcrew #iloveavocados

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Last month I attended the BlogHer Food Conference in Austin Texas.  I've not been to a blogging conference before- I did get one day squeezed in last summer in NYC at BlogHer but honestly, there wasn't much "conference" in my day and it was such a blur I don't remember.  This year, Avocados from Mexico ...

Magellan eXplorist GC Geocaching GPS

Magellan eXplorist GC GPS

Thank you to Magellan for sending us the eXplorist GC GPS to use while geocaching.  The GPS is great and has begun my family on a new and active hobby.  In the three weeks since we recieved the Magellan eXplorist GC GPS we have discovered trails and parks that we did not know existed.   ...

Play-Doh from sea to shining sea – #win some goodies from in between! (Giveaway)

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Play-Doh has been running an ongoing nationwide social media campaign called the “Play-Doh States of America,” where their 1.1 million Facebook fans have gotten the chance to vote on their favorite landmarks throughout all 50 states.  They emailed me earlier this week to ask me if I'd share the image of the States of America, ...

Polly Pocket Zipline Adventure Pool to the rescue!

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Disclosure: I participated in a campaign with  Mom Central Consulting for Polly Pocket toys. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.   It's summer, it's hot, my kids want to swim all day long.  We have a pool here at the house and we're doing 6 weeks ...

Maple Sugar Toast with Fruit = Easy Summer Breakfast #CookwithSpreads

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This is a sponsored post about Maple Sugar Toast written by me on behalf of Unilever. Since discovering the different ways you can cook with spreads, I'm finding I'm reaching for this in the fridge when I'm cooking more an more...my kids have even invented their own recipe using a spread! We have a new favorite ...

Movie Date Night with pizzeria! from DiGiorno #DiGiornoPizzeria

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This is a sponsored post about the new pizzeria! by DiGiorno through by affiliation with SheSpeaks.  Sometimes the best date nights happen just 100% by accident.  We had the best date night ever last week and we didn't even leave home, weren't doing anything in particular. It was a busy day and we did a ...

Quiet cleaning with the Bissell CleanView Deluxe Bagless Vacuum #cleanview #ad

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This review of the Bissell CleanView Deluxe bagless vacuum with One Pass Technology is brought to you by our friends at Bissell through my affilliation with Mom It Forward.  We have a yellow lab mix and a kitten who both seem to feel like leaving pieces of their fur on every surface in our house is ...