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Atlanta Baby and Child Expo 2014 The Premier Event for all Expectants and New Parents
[ 1 ] April 5, 2014 |

Atlanta Baby and Child Expo 2014 The Premier Event for all Expectants and New Parents

It’s coming up fast! April 26th is the date for this year’s fabulous 2014 Atlanta Baby and Child Expo, the annual premier party for expectants and new parents in Atlanta! This expo is often referred to as “the best baby expo event we’ve attended” by TheBump.com’s area representatives. You’ll find “all things baby” for new […]

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Celebrating Whole Grain Sampling Day and a Delicious Giveaway #SampleWholeGrains
[ 31 ] April 2, 2014 |

Celebrating Whole Grain Sampling Day and a Delicious Giveaway #SampleWholeGrains

April 2nd is Whole Grain Sampling Day! Foodies and nutrition advocates everywhere are celebrating their love of whole grains and the important health benefits they can provide. This annual initiative was created to share all the great tasting foods that are available that include the extra bonus of featuring whole grains. I’m excited to partner […]

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Partying With Friends and Showing Our #DisneySide
[ 1 ] March 24, 2014 |

Partying With Friends and Showing Our #DisneySide

If you are involved in social media in any way you know Disney has an amazing social presence. They even hold a conference every year and this year I was honored to receive an invitation to the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration. Being an active blogger, when I see opportunities arise, I am usually quick […]

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Brand Deliciousness

Add Sparkle and Shine with @PGeveryday for Girls’ Night Out #PGBestForMe @SheSpeaksUp
[ 0 ] April 7, 2014 |

Add Sparkle and Shine with @PGeveryday for Girls’ Night Out #PGBestForMe @SheSpeaksUp

As a working mom, scheduling a break in the family routine to go out with the girls is a pretty tough thing to do. I am blessed to often receive invitations for local events or outings as media via my blog, and when the timing is right, I love being able to attend. At the […]

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Have Your Family Snack Better with @TheBetterChip #TBCInsiders
[ 1 ] April 6, 2014 |

Have Your Family Snack Better with @TheBetterChip #TBCInsiders

I try and feed my family a well balanced diet with plenty of fresh simple ingredients, with still allowing the fun of a few snacks here and there. I recently sampled a few flavors of The Better Chip and the result is a delicious go-to snack I can feel good about my family eating. The […]

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Meet @ShopYourWay MAX! Free 2 day Sears/Kmart Shipping Plus Points for Purchases
[ 0 ] April 3, 2014 |

Meet @ShopYourWay MAX! Free 2 day Sears/Kmart Shipping Plus Points for Purchases

There are millions of reasons to love Max. Max opens doors and carries your bags. He brings gifts (delivered in two-days or less!). Max is the real deal. And at just $39/year, he’s a steal. The other guy is just past his PRIME. Still not sure well then, meet Shop Your Way Max! Shop Your Way […]

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What's HOT in the kitchen

Top Kitchen Appliances to Add to Your Holiday Wish List
[ 1 ] December 23, 2013 |

Top Kitchen Appliances to Add to Your Holiday Wish List

I am what you call an appliance junkie.  Quesadilla Maker, Griddle, Fondue Pot, I have them all, and use them too.  I was so happy the day I came home to find my husband bought me a KitchenAid Stand Mixer.  I have wanted one forever and it was a huge surprise, and I didn’t even care that the […]

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Personalize Your Holiday with Personalized Bakeware and Other Kitchen Gifts #PCholiday
[ 20 ] December 10, 2013 |

Personalize Your Holiday with Personalized Bakeware and Other Kitchen Gifts #PCholiday

When it comes to the holidays, I am all about finding that one perfect gift that the recipient will absolutely adore.  I love the thrill of the hunt to really make someone’s eyes sparkle when they open their gift.  Ironically, I have been on the receiving end of some not so perfect gifts.  All be […]

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10 Must Have Kitchen Tools for Holiday Cooking
[ 3 ] December 8, 2013 |

10 Must Have Kitchen Tools for Holiday Cooking

I spend a ton of time in the kitchen during the holidays.  From Thanksgiving to New Year’s my hands are either baking, cooking, or washing dishes.  Since I spend so much time in the kitchen, I try and make sure to save a little energy too by having the right tools for the job I […]

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Family Time is Number One

Disney’s The Pirate Fairy Movie Review
[ 1 ] April 5, 2014 |

Disney’s The Pirate Fairy Movie Review

Last Saturday morning, we were able to attend a sneak peek of Disney’s all new movie The Pirate Fairy. The kids were super excited and so was I. I am all for checking out a new Disney movie anytime. Who can resist movie theater popcorn, even at 10 am? Check out our Pirate Fairy Movie […]

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10 Elf on the Shelf Themed Gift Ideas for the Kid in Everyone #ElfOnTheShelf
[ 1 ] December 12, 2013 |

10 Elf on the Shelf Themed Gift Ideas for the Kid in Everyone #ElfOnTheShelf

We are having a super time with Elfie, our Elf on the Shelf.  The kids love to come down in the morning to find out what mischief he has gotten into while they were sleeping.  One of their favorite elf shenanigans this week was Elfie delivering a homemade cookie house from Mrs. Claus at the […]

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Thanksgiving Themed Games and Crafts to Keep the Kids Busy
[ 1 ] November 18, 2013 |

Thanksgiving Themed Games and Crafts to Keep the Kids Busy

Sometimes with all the preparation that goes into Thanksgiving dinner the kids can get pushed to the side.  So how do we keep them involved?  There are small things they can do to help with the preparation depending on their age.  If they are old enough to help with the cooking then get them in […]

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Win Stuff!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies #chocPBday #Giveaway
[ 44 ] March 25, 2014 |

Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies #chocPBday #Giveaway

Today marks the beginning of the best day ever – it’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Day! Carla of Chocolate Moosey and Miriam of Overtime Cook are hosting a delicious roundup of 31 bloggers all sharing their favorite chocolate peanut butter recipes. I’m bringing my sassy Chocolate Peanut Butter Brownies to the party, and you will find […]

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Freshen Up Your Daily Commute with a PERK Vent Wrap #Giveaway
[ 10 ] February 10, 2014 |

Freshen Up Your Daily Commute with a PERK Vent Wrap #Giveaway

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of PERK. All opinions are 100% mine. I don’t know about you, but I spend a lot of time in my car. The heavily populated suburbs of Atlanta are flooded with traffic. I would say the heaviest being morning and evening rush hours, but add […]

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Enter to Win a Graco Ready2Grow Double Stroller #Giveaway
[ 2 ] January 30, 2014 |

Enter to Win a Graco Ready2Grow Double Stroller #Giveaway

It’s been a long time since I pushed either of my babies in a stroller. Like so many other moms, my children were polar opposites as babies and toddlers. Baby just turned four when I had Jed, she was pretty much out of the stroller stage. Baby would have stayed in a stroller forever. Jed, […]

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Other Fun Stuff Going On In The Kitchen

Catch The Excitement Come Visit and @DiscoverAtlanta! #BlogATL14

Catch The Excitement Come Visit and @DiscoverAtlanta! #BlogATL14

[ 0 ] March 29, 2014 |

Last weekend I had the privilege to attend the third annual Experience Atlanta Parent Blogger Expo hosted by the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau (ACVB). This unique event in an interactive, trade show-style event that allows parent bloggers to mix and mingle with numerous Public Relations representatives from Atlanta’s numerous family-friendly attractions, venues, and activities. […]

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Inspiring Sunday Dinner Ideas With @Foodie

Inspiring Sunday Dinner Ideas With @Foodie

[ 1 ] March 27, 2014 |

As you all know I’m a big fan of gathering the family around the table for mealtime. My kids are still young, so it’s easy to make sure everyone comes to the table at one time when dinner is ready. I am a firm believer, that children need to experience staying connected as a family […]

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Tips for Packing a Carry On for Kids

Tips for Packing a Carry On for Kids

[ 2 ] March 23, 2014 |

As the thought of packing for the Disney Social Media Moms conference edges closer my breathing is getting a little more rapid. The thought of packing for a 5 hour flight to California with my family kind of makes me want to breathe into a brown paper bag. This is a huge experience for my […]

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Excitement Hits the Big Screen – Divergent Movie Review

Excitement Hits the Big Screen – Divergent Movie Review

[ 4 ] March 23, 2014 |

Divergent – one of the best selling young adult thrillers opened it’s movie version this past Friday. The first installment of a three book series kicked off excitement from fans everywhere. Personally, I have not read the book series. I know. For shame. But to my credit, I probably haven’t read any book in at […]

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Capture Spring in Your Cup With @DunkinDonuts New Seasonal Coffee Flavors #DunkinMugUp

Capture Spring in Your Cup With @DunkinDonuts New Seasonal Coffee Flavors #DunkinMugUp

March 21, 2014 |

Last week Daylight Savings Time was kicking my family’s tail. Two overtired kids and one sleepy mom is a rough combination. But this week we are all feeling energized and excited for the first day of Spring. We’re ready to take advantage of the extra hour of daylight in the evening to play a little […]

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Easy Ways to Save Money at your Vacation Destination

Easy Ways to Save Money at your Vacation Destination

[ 2 ] March 18, 2014 |

As I mentioned, I am in the midst of planning a trip to Disneyland. Traveling with a family can be expensive if you don’t plan properly. Wen you take the time to plan ahead, there are many Ways to Save Money at your Vacation Destination. You’ve bought airline tickets, booked your accommodations, and are ready […]

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St Patrick’s Day Candy Coated Popcorn Mix for Popcorn Lover’s Day

St Patrick’s Day Candy Coated Popcorn Mix for Popcorn Lover’s Day

[ 1 ] March 13, 2014 |

WOW! Who knew it was Popcorn Lover’s Day today? Thanks to a friend on Facebook, I do! I was already planning to post this fun popcorn recipe, so now I am even more excited to share it today! One of the best things about St. Patrick’s Day is that even if you’re not Irish by […]

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Win Coffee and More From @DunkinDonuts #DunkinMugUp Contest

Win Coffee and More From @DunkinDonuts #DunkinMugUp Contest

March 11, 2014 |

If you have been following along with me each month sharing my thoughts on the Dunkin’ Donuts #DunkinMugUp contest, you should have guessed it was time for another update. Each month the contest has featured fun themes to share your photo with your favorite mug via Instagram. This month Dunkin’ Donuts wants to see your […]

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Get Spotless With @RealMrClean Liquid Muscle #MrCleanMorePower

Get Spotless With @RealMrClean Liquid Muscle #MrCleanMorePower

[ 1 ] March 11, 2014 |

Being a part-time food blogger I find myself spending a lot of time in the kitchen. What happens when you cook and bake? Your kitchen gets dirty. I’m going to be honest with you. I really don’t like to clean. Then again, it’s not so much that I don’t like the act of cleaning, than […]

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Milky Way Simply Caramel Stuffed Blondies #EatMoreBites

Milky Way Simply Caramel Stuffed Blondies #EatMoreBites

[ 3 ] March 10, 2014 |

As someone who writes about food and shares recipes, I’m always looking for something new and delicious to share with you. That description certainly fits today’s Milky Way Simply Caramel Stuffed Blondies. There aren’t many people that would turn down chocolate, even if it’s not their favorite flavor of dessert, and it’s even harder to resist […]

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