5 Things You Must do When Visiting Puerto Rico

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This post brought to you by Puerto Rico, The All-Star Island. All opinions are 100% mine. Puerto Rico is a 5-star vacation destination filled with world-class attractions. Whether you’re a golfer, foodie, the adventure type, or a beach (rum) bum, Puerto Rico has everything that you want in a nice relaxing vacation - and who doesn't ...

Wordless Wednesday: Microsoft Minion visits Seattle #WindowsChampion #Seattle

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Of course, if you know me, I'm never actually wordless. So this is fewer-than-normal Word Wednesday? These pics are from my Seattle trip last month with Microsoft.  The kids were wanting to know what I was going to be doing when I was away and instead of bringing a toy from all 3 of them ...

Holiday Lights in Connecticut at Lake Compounce (Printable Coupon Inside)

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This past Friday, my family and I were invited to attend the opening night of Holiday Lights at Lake Compounce in Bristol, Connecticut.  We were very excited to attend this event, since we are all enamored with all things Christmas and the kids absolutely love theme parks!  We bundled up (most of the attractions are ...

Six Quick Weekend Getaways (Sans Kids)

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I have to preface this post by admitting that my husband and I have been married almost 10 years (next week) and we've never been away just the 2 of us.  We've never actually been away from our kids for a night.  No weekend getaways for us (yet)It's kind of sad, really. Not that we ...

Geocaching.com and Geocaching App

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It has only been a couple of months since we started geocaching and we have already found 88 93 geocaches.  Thanks to Geocaching.com for a one year membership and the Geocaching.com app.  I contacted them and they were more than helpful with setting up my account and giving me a code for the app to ...

Futures at Fenway with Kidz Bop

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A few weeks ago we were invited to visit Fenway Park in Boston for a fun day of watching Baseball and Kidz Bop for the Futures at Fenway program.   We got to see Boston's Double A affiliate, the Portland Seadogs play against the Harrisburg Senators.  The Seadogs won with a final score of 5-2.   We had great ...

7 Travel Tips for Expectant Mothers

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When you are an expectant mother, everything will be a little more difficult. You will need to plan for trips so that you can enjoy yourself more. Several things can make your trip more enjoyable. This post about travel tips for expectant mothers is brought to you by our friends at RUPreggers.com. Photo Credit: Jennifer Mirock ...

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

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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.   ...

Easy airport parking with The Parking Spot (Newark)

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This post brought to you by The Parking Spot. All opinions are 100% mine. Airports aren't usually what I'd call "fun" places to visit.  Sure, they often bring us someplace fun, often on a relaxing (or maybe not relaxing) vacation.  But the getting to the airport, the parking, the check-ins, all of those?  Notsomuch fun.  Especially ...