Check out our Boxtrolls! #TheBoxtrolls #BuildaBoxtrollSweeps

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The countdown continues until The Boxtrolls comes to theaters (9/26). We finished our Boxtrolls, although we're still reading Here Be Monsters (and we need to hurry or we won't finish before the movie comes out!) We had to enter the #BuildaBoxtrollSweeps and took plain old shipping boxes from this:   To this.... To these! Ta-da! Create your own Boxtroll and enter to win ...

Blog Post Ideas That Get Good Traffic

Blog Post Ideas That Get Good Traffic

Looking for Blog Post Ideas That Get Good Traffic? You've come to the right place! I have tons of ideas for you. The blog posts that work for you will be the ones you are passionate about - the ones that are in your niche. While these will work as starters, if you're a mommy ...

Drive Safe Today Day #DriveSafeToday

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Drive Safe Today Day is an event that shows Progressive’s human side -- an observable pursuit outside of providing innovative insurance. The purpose is  to affect driving behavior and make the roads a little safer for everyone.   I have 3 kids. If you’ve been around here at all, you’ve likely seen photos  of them.  They are my ...

Legacy of Aid: August is the Anniversary of the Benefit Concert

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Legacy of Aid: August is the Anniversary of the Benefit Concert  Byline: H. Art Taylor, president and CEO, BBB Wise Giving Alliance For over forty years, the benefit concert has served as one of the most easily recognizable forms of aid for charitable organizations.   It all started back in August 1971 when George Harrison called a few ...

Summer Boredom Busters

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Possibly the most frightening creature that rears it’s head in the summer months are bored children.  I write this and we still have many weeks LEFT of summer... we're at the point where swim team is done, lessons are finished.... and kids are getting bored. They bring with them everything from whining and misbehaving, to ...

Back To School Lunch Ideas

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Whether you choose to feed your child all natural foods, or something quick and easy, you’ll need to come up with back to school lunch ideas! Of course, most kids would be satisfied with a sandwich and a snack every day, but sometimes it’s nice to change things up for them! 1. Pasta Salad. If your kids ...

Cheesecake Factory’s #SayCheesecakeContest #NationalCheesecakeDay

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My heart rate seems to have doubled, and my breathing becomes quick and shallow. There isn’t a mirror around, but I’m almost positive my pupils must be dilated much larger than normal. I peer around, just to double check that no one else is around to watch me. I know that they aren’t. I checked ...

Outlander Series comes to Starz #Outlander

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I'm doing something I've not really done before. I'm watching a screen version of books before i read the stories themselves. I rarely, if ever, do this, but when I heard that the ever-popular Outlander series penned by Diana Gabaldon, was coming to Starz in August, my curiosity got the best of me and I ...

3 ways to enjoy Cheerios Protein #CheeriosProtein

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There's really two things I eat for breakfast regularly. I'm pretty boring and pretty basic. It's almost always eggs or cereal with milk. Eggs are broken yolk, over hard- basically, cook 'em until they are rubbery and then I'm happy.  With cereal, plain is where it's always been for me.  One of my favorite cereals ...

5 reasons to have stylish baby wipes on hand #HuggiesMomStyle

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Just because I don't have a baby in diapers anymore doesn't mean I don't still have a use for stylish baby wipes.  We still use wipes frequently, and I don't see us stopping anytime soon.  I've been toting around Huggies Clutch ‘n’ Clean wipes lately-the wipes arent a new thing, but the cute and fun clutches ...