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Store Brands May Be Just As Good As Name Brands!

While I can be brand loyal, our pediatrician always told us to use generic medications for our children. He explained that the generic medications would go through the same testing and strict guidelines as the name brands, but because they don’t advertise, they can cost a lot less. This was true when a big acetaminophen […]

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We’ve Been Out and About With @JJColeUSA BundleMe!

Staying active in the cooler months can be a little tricky, but keeping my kids warm while in the stroller is never an issue. From the time I had my first baby right before the winter season, I have used a BundleMe from JJ Cole to keep her warm. I had researched how using jackets […]

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Check Out @WubbleBall This Holiday Season!

This holiday season, The Wubble Ball has caught the attention of kids everywhere. My daughter has been asking for a Wubble Ball since she saw a commercial for it on TV. The Wubble Ball was nominated by Target for their 2014 Top Toy for the Holiday Season, and has even won the Family Fun Toy […]

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Making Soup Has Never Been Easier! @FrontierSoups

On a cool winter day, I love a nice hearty soup to warm me up. My oldest daughter and hubby don’t agree, while my youngest asks for soup no matter what the weather. With a house so divided when it comes to soup, I don’t make it often. Canned soups just aren’t my thing- the […]

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Head To Walmart For The Doc McStuffins Get Better Talking Mobile! (+Review) #ChosenByKids #JustPlayToys

Holiday wish lists to the big man in the red suit will be made soon. My girls are already thinking ahead and getting ideas for what they should ask Santa for. I allow them 3 items each, and explain they may not get everything on their list, but Santa will still show up with something […]

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We Love Story Time With @KazazKids App!

I know there is a big debate as to whether or not using the iPad for learning is harmful or beneficial, but as a former teacher I think technology can be a useful tool in education. My daughters are allowed to use their iPads at their leisure, but are limited to an hour total per […]

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I #GetGoing With Jif to Go Dippers #MC #Sponsored

 Life on the go seems to be the norm as children get older and involved in more activities outside of school. Running from school to after school or sports activities, or even weekend trips to enjoy the beautiful fall weather means we need to have the car stocked with easy snacks. The dreaded “I’m Hungry” […]

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We Got Our Halloween Costumes from @BuyCostumes!

Halloween is just around the corner and if you haven’t gotten your costumes yet, you have to get them TODAY! My girls have been on an Elsa and Anna kick since last year, but for Halloween they wanted to do something different. Thankfully Buy Costumes has something for EVERYONE, especially little princesses who have a […]

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We Had a Halloween-Themed Elmo Party! #MC #ImagineWithElmo #Sponsored

Having play dates with my younger daughter have become more frequent now that my oldest is in full-day school. We both need friends around and having play dates is the easiest way to get everyone together in a safe environment and hope everyone has a good time. Last week, we decided to do something a […]

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Unwinding With Hidden Object Games on the iPad #TheSecretSociety

I’ve been a huge fan of hidden object games for years. Even before the first iPhone or iPad came out, I was playing hidden object games on my computer. For me, it was a way to relax and unwind after a long day. I loved the challenge and felt that it was a type of […]

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jj cole

We’ve Been Out and About With @JJColeUSA BundleMe!

Staying active in the cooler months can be a little tricky, but keeping my kids warm while in the stroller is never an issue. From the time I had my first baby right before the winter season, I have … [Read More...]

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Check Out @WubbleBall This Holiday Season!

This holiday season, The Wubble Ball has caught the attention of kids everywhere. My daughter has been asking for a Wubble Ball since she saw a commercial for it on TV. The Wubble Ball was nominated … [Read More...]

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Making Soup Has Never Been Easier! @FrontierSoups

On a cool winter day, I love a nice hearty soup to warm me up. My oldest daughter and hubby don't agree, while my youngest asks for soup no matter what the weather. With a house so divided when it … [Read More...]

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Recipes

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A Perfect Meal – BBQ Chicken Pasta #PastaFits #MC #Sponsored

Pasta is a staple in our home, and I'm pretty sure it's true for many parents of picky eaters. My girls go through phases of wanting pasta everyday to not wanting it for a few weeks. Now that school … [Read More...]

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Easy Weeknight Food Prep Using Pasta! #PastaFits #MC #Sponsored

Anyone with a busy schedule or picky kids knows that pasta is a staple in the pantry. I always loved plain pasta as a child, but as I grew into adulthood I started appreciating different flavors and … [Read More...]

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Hearty Beef Stew Recipe Featuring Gallo Hearty Burgundy #HBturns50

I wasn't always a wine drinker, and at one point I never thought I would be. So, when I would look at menus that would show the best wines to accompany certain meals, I didn't get it- couldn't you … [Read More...]

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Wowing My Guests With The Cleanest Dishes Enter To Win a @MyCascade Prize Pack! #DDDivas #CascadeShiningReviews #sponsored

A few weeks ago I hosted a get together where I wowed my closest mommy friends and taught them something new about dish washing. I know what you might be thinking- a get-together about chores is not … [Read More...]

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@DisneyOnIce Presents #Frozen! Enter To Win a Family 4 Pack of Tickets for Barclays Center!! #DOINYNJ, #CONTEST

Every year I take my kids to see the latest Disney on Ice show. Out of all the shows we've seen, the 100 years of magic was, hands down, my favorite. I think that's about to change, though, because … [Read More...]

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Two Amazing Chuggington Sweepstakes $1,000 Target Gift Card Giveaway! #ChuggAtTarget

Chuuuuuggington! I can just hear the theme song now, can't you!? My girls love Chuggington, and I almost feel like it's a phase that children who watch Disney Jr. pass through. My oldest daughter … [Read More...]

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A Time Out for Mommy

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Store Brands May Be Just As Good As Name Brands!

While I can be brand loyal, our pediatrician always told us to use generic medications for our children. He explained that the generic medications would go through the same testing and strict … [Read More...]

Kazaz.PNG

We Love Story Time With @KazazKids App!

I know there is a big debate as to whether or not using the iPad for learning is harmful or beneficial, but as a former teacher I think technology can be a useful tool in education. My daughters are … [Read More...]

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I #GetGoing With Jif to Go Dippers #MC #Sponsored

 Life on the go seems to be the norm as children get older and involved in more activities outside of school. Running from school to after school or sports activities, or even weekend trips to enjoy … [Read More...]

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