Healthy cat food #WellnessPetFood

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When we speak about four legged friends, we are usually referring to dogs. What about our feline friends, however? My cats are just as much a part of my family as the dogs, and I love them like they’re my children (which they are). That’s why I love the month of June! June is #AdoptACatMonth. ...

Healthy on the go snack idea #RealTastesGood

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I want my kids to be healthy, productive, and successful. I’m fairly certain every decent mother wants the same. I find, however, that the “healthy” part is much easier said than done. The day and age that we live in is all about go, go, go, and my family is no different. Always on the ...

From Here Be Monsters to The Boxtrolls Movie #TheBoxtrolls

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I've been an avid reader my whole life.  It gives me so much joy to see all three of my kids devour books the way I always have!  Growing up, most of our books didn't turn into movies.  That's all changed, and so many childhood favorites of mine have since become miniseries or major movies. ...

Best Windows Apps for Sports Fans

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If you are still thinking of what to give the man in your life this Father’s Day, worry not! I’ve got you covered with some of the best Windows apps for sports fans! With a Windows App, you don’t have to worry about even leaving your house to pick up a gift. There is no ...

Summer Treats – Summer Fun Cake Balls (Mixer Giveaway)

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We love to have summer gatherings and we're always looking for fun Summer Treats to share with our friends and family.  We made these adorable Summer Fun Cake Balls to kick off summer vacation now that the kids are FINALLY finishing up school!  Nothing says summer like flip flops and beach balls, right? My new Cuisinart ...

7 Ways to Practice Math Skills This Summer

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A few weeks off in the summer can cause kids to lose those math skills they worked all school year on. Don’t let that happen! Instead, take a look below at 7 ways to practice math skills this summer. This ways are fun and frugal, and are sure to keep kids in the math mood. ...

Updated Straight Talk plans and promotions #StraightTalkTesters

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Straight Talk has some new updated plans and great promotions going right now and they wanted me to let you all know about them! I'm really excited about the new plans- well, one is updated, one is new- but I'm still excited! New and Updated Straight Talk Plans: Updated! With the updated $45 30-day plan you get ...

Little Life Lessons from Mom #KeepGoodGoing

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This post brought to you by New York Life. All opinions are 100% mine. Did your mom have little bits of wisdom that seemed so small when she said them, but later in life you realized were just profound truths?   My mom did.  Be the friend you want to have. A smile can make a BIG difference. There's always ...

Crafty Party Tips #TrashCrashers

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Having a crafty party can be tons of fun.  Having crafts available means everyone has something to do and there's no risk of "down time" where people get bored.  This is especially great for kid parties, if there's not a place for them to get outside and run around to play. But craft supplies can also ...

Getting ready for the Kentucky Derby

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The Kentucky Derby is one of the most prestigious sporting and social events of the year, and this year is going to be must-see. Everyone that can possibly attend will be there, and each and every one of them will be at their best. From hair and makeup to the perfect clothes, hat and accessories, being ...