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15 Disney Themed Backpacks for Back To School
[ 0 ] July 22, 2014 |

15 Disney Themed Backpacks for Back To School

Do you have a special Disney fan in your house heading back to school in a few weeks? I know our house has at least three…both kids and me of course! I decided to share a fun roundup featuring the cutest Disney Themed Backpacks for Back To School that I could find. I know very […]

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How to Pick Ripe Produce at the Farmer’s Market or Grocery Store
[ 1 ] June 24, 2014 |

How to Pick Ripe Produce at the Farmer’s Market or Grocery Store

Do you love shopping at your local farmer’s market, but often find yourself unsure of how to pick produce that’s ripe? The good news is that most food in farmer’s markets has only been transported a short distance and was harvested when it reached its’ prime. This is different than in grocery stores where a […]

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Free Printable Picture Packing List for Family Travel
[ 1 ] June 3, 2014 |

Free Printable Picture Packing List for Family Travel

Summer is right around the corner. For many, that means family vacations and visiting relatives. I usually do all the packing to make sure nothing is forgotten, but it can be quite overwhelming. This year for our family travels, I decided to create a Printable Picture Packing List for my son and daughter so they […]

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Brand Deliciousness

Get Bubble Crazy With the New Juicy Fruit Chewing Gum #JuicyFruitFunSide #shop
[ 0 ] July 21, 2014 |

Get Bubble Crazy With the New Juicy Fruit Chewing Gum #JuicyFruitFunSide #shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #JuicyFruitFunSide #CollectiveBias It’s Monday morning and I’m trying to shake the Weekend is Over blues. Atlanta traffic is at it again. My car creeps slowly along the highway. As I watch the rain drizzle and my wiper blades […]

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Blueberry Kefir Pancakes @lifeway_kefir #KefirCreations #shop
[ 0 ] July 21, 2014 |

Blueberry Kefir Pancakes @lifeway_kefir #KefirCreations #shop

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Our family is usually on the go in the evening at least two to three times a week. On nights Baby has karate, we’re typically not eating dinner until about 7:15. Once in a while to save a little […]

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Hot Shot® Insecticides Help Keep a Home Bug Free #HotShot #AD @hotshot
[ 0 ] July 8, 2014 |

Hot Shot® Insecticides Help Keep a Home Bug Free #HotShot #AD @hotshot

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hot Shot® Insecticides. I’m not the biggest nature lover in the world, but I have one main rule – don’t mess with the habitat of the creatures that live there. This rule includes all types of bugs. If I’m outside, I can hopefully move […]

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What's HOT in the kitchen

15 Disney Themed Backpacks for Back To School
[ 0 ] July 22, 2014 |

15 Disney Themed Backpacks for Back To School

Do you have a special Disney fan in your house heading back to school in a few weeks? I know our house has at least three…both kids and me of course! I decided to share a fun roundup featuring the cutest Disney Themed Backpacks for Back To School that I could find. I know very […]

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10 Things To Know Before Buying and Using Essential Oils
[ 1 ] July 2, 2014 |

10 Things To Know Before Buying and Using Essential Oils

Essential oils are popular today than ever. Why is this you may ask? Well, more people are looking for a natural approach to living and a less cookie cutter approach. If you are about to dive into using essential oils, here are 10 Things You Should Know Before Buying and Using Essential Oils. 1. There […]

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How To Organize a Yard Sale for Success
[ 0 ] June 28, 2014 |

How To Organize a Yard Sale for Success

Having a yard sale can take a lot of time to prepare, but the more organized you are, the better your sale will be. It can be difficult to find things if you are disorganized – and no seller wants to run the risk of misplacing their money, pen, or anything else! Fortunately, there are […]

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Family Time is Number One

Family Fun With @broadwayatlanta’s #TheLittleMermaid @TheFoxTheatre
[ 0 ] July 10, 2014 |

Family Fun With @broadwayatlanta’s #TheLittleMermaid @TheFoxTheatre

I’d say it’s a tale as old as time but that’s a different Disney Princess, and I’m sure you know this happily ever after tale as well. Mermaid Princess Arial wanting to become human to marry her true love Prince Eric. But I bet you $10 you never imagined the narrative to include a tap […]

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How To Make Chocolate Pretzel Flowers
[ 1 ] June 30, 2014 |

How To Make Chocolate Pretzel Flowers

Summer vacation. Kids are home and if I was home with them and DH, more than likely I would be hearing the words “I’m bored” repeatedly. I have the luxury of running off to my office every day, but DH doesn’t. Poor guy. So to help him out I have stockpiled a few fun ideas […]

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Disney’s Frozen Activity Printables
[ 2 ] June 9, 2014 |

Disney’s Frozen Activity Printables

Disney’s Frozen is still going strong with kids of all ages even through the movie was released last year. The name Elsa has even skyrocketed to one of the top names for newborns. With summer break already in the full swing or just a few days away for most of us, it won’t be long […]

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Win Stuff!

Win a Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker & More! Enter the Ultimate Ice Cream Social Giveaway
[ 22 ] June 19, 2014 |

Win a Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker & More! Enter the Ultimate Ice Cream Social Giveaway

It sure is hot this week here in the South! Highs are in the 90s and we are looking to cool off. The first day of Summer isn’t even until this weekend, but I am already looking for fun ways to chill out with the kids. One of our favorite ways to beat the heat […]

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Cook With The Kids and Enjoy Speedy Cleanup With Dawn Ultra #MyDawnSummer @Dawndish #Giveaway
[ 83 ] June 15, 2014 |

Cook With The Kids and Enjoy Speedy Cleanup With Dawn Ultra #MyDawnSummer @Dawndish #Giveaway

This review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Dawn. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine. Weekends are made for family fun. I try and bring my kids into the kitchen with me as often as possible and this weekend was […]

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Vidalia Onion Prize Pack and $500 VISA Gift Card Giveaway #VisforVidalia
May 21, 2014 |

Vidalia Onion Prize Pack and $500 VISA Gift Card Giveaway #VisforVidalia

One of the greatest things about visiting the Vidalia a few weeks ago was the huge amount of onions I was able to bring back to enjoy. I have already shared a recipe for this delicious Bacon Wrapped Vidalia Onion, and how you can enter the cool “V” Culinary Challenge, but there is even more […]

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Other Fun Stuff Going On In The Kitchen

Peppermint Mocha Pudding Parfaits #IcedDelight

Peppermint Mocha Pudding Parfaits #IcedDelight

June 26, 2014 |

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of International Delight. The opinions and text are all mine. A toasty, warm peppermint mocha latte is one of my favorite winter treats, but now that it’s Summer I find myself missing one of my favorite flavor combinations. To satisfy the craving I recently started […]

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Kick Back, Relax and Enjoy Perfect Sweet Tea in Minutes #SouthernBreezeSweetTea #ad

Kick Back, Relax and Enjoy Perfect Sweet Tea in Minutes #SouthernBreezeSweetTea #ad

[ 12 ] June 25, 2014 |

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Southern Breeze Sweet Tea. Growing up I had a favorite Great Aunt. Every Summer, I would spend two weeks at her house in New Jersey with my older sister. Even though we were away from my parents, there was never time to get homesick […]

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Lemon Yogurt Bundt Cake #PicnicGame

Lemon Yogurt Bundt Cake #PicnicGame

[ 20 ] June 18, 2014 |

Summer! The perfect time of year to plan an afternoon in the park with the family, and bring a little lunch. It never fails though, everyone always wants a little sweet treat after the meal. One of my favorite desserts that remind me of sunshine and lazy afternoons is this delicious Lemon Yogurt Bundt Cake. […]

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Add Cool Drinks and Sweet Treats to Meals for Only $2.99 at Piccadilly Restaurants @EatPiccadilly

Add Cool Drinks and Sweet Treats to Meals for Only $2.99 at Piccadilly Restaurants @EatPiccadilly

[ 0 ] June 16, 2014 |

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Piccadilly Restaurants. All opinions are 100% mine. Have you had a crazy busy week like me and ready to relax but there is the looming doom of planning dinner? Why not take the night off and head to a Piccadilly Restaurant near you and […]

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27 Delicious Bacon Recipes

27 Delicious Bacon Recipes

[ 3 ] June 12, 2014 |

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of bacon. I love eating it, but rarely do I actually cook bacon #inthekitchen due to the smell. I know so crazy for a foodie! Or maybe it’s pure genius to just let other people cook bacon for me. Luckily I have access to a full service cafeteria […]

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Sweet Snacking On The Go with TWIX Unwrapped Bites #EatMoreBites #shop

Sweet Snacking On The Go with TWIX Unwrapped Bites #EatMoreBites #shop

[ 2 ] June 6, 2014 |

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. #EatMoreBites Schools out and all over Facebook, I see friends enjoying time with their kids that are out of school. My mom friends are heading to museums, […]

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Party Planning is a Snap with ProFlowers and Evite #PartyBlooms

Party Planning is a Snap with ProFlowers and Evite #PartyBlooms

[ 0 ] June 3, 2014 |

There’s nothing like fresh flowers to brighten up a room. Whether I’m surprised by a loved ones with a delivery to my door, or order them myself to make decorating for a party easier, a simple arrangement of brightly colored flowers will add vibrancy to any room of your house. Party Planning is a Snap […]

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Maleficent Movie Review And Yes, You Can Take The Kids! #DisneySMMoms

Maleficent Movie Review And Yes, You Can Take The Kids! #DisneySMMoms

[ 0 ] June 1, 2014 |

Maleficent opened in theaters this weekend. I was so excited for the release of this film. Between the multiple trailers and extended preview I saw in Disneyland at the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration I was prepared to see a dark version of the timeless tale sleeping beauty. What I ended up seeing was the […]

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14 Super Cool Summertime Frozen Treat Recipe Ideas

14 Super Cool Summertime Frozen Treat Recipe Ideas

[ 0 ] May 30, 2014 |

I love ice cream. It’s no secret to anyone in my family. I don’t usually buy it and keep it in the freezer because I tend to eat a bowl every night until a carton is gone. I try and teach my children moderation, so to limit my own personal temptation I regularly buy popsicles […]

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The Tastiest Ticket in Town! Attend the Food and Wine Conference #FWCon

The Tastiest Ticket in Town! Attend the Food and Wine Conference #FWCon

[ 5 ] May 29, 2014 |

Have you registered yet? The Food and Wine Conference is coming up fast, and I am getting super excited! The conference is being held once again at the beautiful Rosen Shingle Creek and will be a weekend filled with excitement. The Food and Wine Conference brings together food lovers from all over, from authors and small […]

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