Holiday Traditions with Hickory Farms #HickoryTradition

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Holiday traditions are by far my favorite part of the holidays. I love looking forward to that special meal and time spent with family all season long; and knowing that all my favorite dishes will be served along with lots of laughter and of course, special new memories made. Hickory Farms gifts have been a classic ...

Sponsored Video: Baby’s First Christmas

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Christmas is one of my favorite times of year. I can't even explain it. The magic of it all almost overwhelms me. Seeing it through the eyes of children just makes my heart sing. And part of that magic for me is how much kindness and goodwill there is in everyday life. If only it ...

Monsters University Disney Infinity Prize Pack #Giveaway

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Monsters University came out on BluRay and DVD earlier this week.  We love it.  But we also all love Monsters Inc. and always will.  After all, it's where we first met Mike and Sully and the gang.... only now, we get to see how their friendship began...along with a pig ride, lots of laughs, and ...

Under the Sea Parfait Recipe (The Little Mermaid Inspired)

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One of my all time favorite Disney movies is The Little Mermaid. My littlest one had a playdate with one of her little besties and since both of them adore Ariel, we decided we would make our playdate extra fun by making up an Little Mermaid inspired Under the Sea Parfait Recipe in honor of ...

And with the blink of an eye, summer is gone #CherishedChildhood

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It's over.  Summer, that is.  We did something new this summer, the kids and I, and had a blast.  We laughed, we played, we swam (a ton) and learned a lot.  We made new friends, visited with old, and have so many new memories. Memories that I will cherish - and hopefully, my kids will ...

Fun Kool-Aid Crafts and Recipes ($250 Prize Pack Giveaway)

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Growing up, we had Kool-Aid a lot. Well, maybe not a lot, but at parties, celebrations, we definitely did.  I remember we had these really cool Kool-Aid man mugs and I really really loved those mugs. We might have had a pitcher, too.  Whatever- they were AWESOME. Photo Credit for these beauties goes to Nothyme4Presents  (and excuse ...

How to Get Your Kids to Share What’s Good #ShareWhatsGood

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I participated in a campaign for Share What's Good on behalf of Mom Central Consultingfor Welch's. I received product samples to facilitate my review, a gift code to giveaway, and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.  My kids are back to school.  That means they are spending hours and hours away from me, and I ...

Brawny supports the Wounded Warrior Project #woundedwarriorproject

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This post about Brawny's pledge to the Wounded Warrior Project in support of our injured soldiers is brought to you by our friends at Lunchbox.  We are one of the lucky families who have not had a loved one come home from combat injured.  Really, it's hard to not know someone who's been injured serving ...

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. ...

Delivery Man starring Vince Vaughn (Trailer inside!)

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I got to catch a sneak peek at Delivery Man, coming in theaters on November 22.  I can't wait to see it- the more I see of Vince Vaughn, the more I love him, and this movie is promising more of the hilarity and fun that he always comes through with.  This time around he ...