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Chat With Kristina Vanni and Pompeian Olive Oil on Twitter #AskPompeian

Disclosure: This conversation is brought to you by Pompeian Olive Oil.  All thoughts are my own. Products may be received as a thank you for posting. We all want to be a master chef and prepare delicious dishes our whole family will love, right?  By using Pompeian Olive Oil, you can do that.  So put on that chef's hat and tie ...

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WIN a Full Size of Palmetto Eye Cream ($68 Value)

**I am a non compensated promoter of this event.** What mom does not need quality skin care?  I have never personally tried this product but am always excited to see something new come on the market that may help us all feel more beautiful! Enter below for your chance to win it to try it!! GOOD LUCK! Welcome to the Palmetto Derma ...

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WIN With Purell and Take the 30 Day Challenge with Purell Advanced

**This post is in partnership with Purell and the Mom it Forward Blogging Network. All opinions are my own and the post was not reviewed prior to being published.** #Purell30 Three kids, two dogs, a 30 year old house on an acre of land with 19 trees on the property and germs, germs everywhere are always a concern of mine. Add to ...

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Sphero Robot - Smart Toy - Gaming System is Awesome + WIN ONE

I am going to tell you right off the bat that, potentially, this post could have been 10,000 words long. I felt there was no way I can express how awesome the NEW Sphero Robot - Smart Toy - Gaming System is without gushing all over the place. But instead of doing that, I will point out the many many ...

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Fill-Up on Tummy Stuffers and Encourage Kids to Clean Up

Getting my kids to clean up is a chore in itself. My oldest gets it and cleans up without even being told. My middle daughter will do it if told but my youngest will only clean up if threats are given!  So anything that encourages her to clean up is a wonderful thing! Enter Tummy Stuffers and the toy that ...

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Pompeian Olive Oil

Chat With Kristina Vanni and Pompeian Olive Oil on Twitter #AskPompeian

Disclosure: This conversation is brought to you by Pompeian Olive Oil.  All thoughts are my own. Products may be received as a thank you for posting. We all want to be a master chef and prepare delicious dishes our whole family will love, right?  By using Pompeian Olive Oil, you can do that.  So put […]

Purell Advanced 30 Day Challenge #Purell30 #sponsored

WIN With Purell and Take the 30 Day Challenge with Purell Advanced

**This post is in partnership with Purell and the Mom it Forward Blogging Network. All opinions are my own and the post was not reviewed prior to being published.** #Purell30 Three kids, two dogs, a 30 year old house on an acre of land with 19 trees on the property and germs, germs everywhere are […]

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The Day I Met My Birth Brothers

The Day I Met My Birth Brothers

At the age of 6, I was taken from my birth family, sent to many foster homes and then adopted by my amazing parents at the age of 8. All 8 siblings were taken by the State of Texas because of the severely abusive situation, the immense poverty we lived in and a mom with a mental […]

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‘No One Can Do It Better Than I Can’: The Motherhood Curse

No one can take care of my children better than I can. No they can’t. No they can’t! NO THEY CAN’T! OK, yes they can but I will not admit it, concede to it or acknowledge it no matter how rational your argument is! OK Fiiinnnneeeeeee….. I admit it. Begrudgingly and with a pouty face […]

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Guilt: A Mom’s Experience with Melatonin

I am an old fashioned type Mom, I guess.  My girls wear bloomers under their dresses, wear one pieces in the summer, don’t have pierced ears and I really want my girls to wait until 16 to date.  I don’t care of other little girls do these things, in fact, I think there is nothing […]

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Recipes

Peanut Butter Frogs

Peanut Butter Frogs Are A Great Snack for Kids + Skippy Singles Giveaway

Anything that will get my kids to eat healthy snacks is a … [Read More...]

Fruit & Yogurt Parfait #DOLEJars

Fruit and Yogurt Parfait

**I received a free coupon and gift card to facilitate this … [Read More...]

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Jes Macallan and Justin Hartley #ABCTVEvent #Mistresses

Mistresses On-Location Set Visit and Season 2 Premiere Recap #Mistresses #ABCTVEvent

Disclosure: I was invited to a Disney/ABC Media event in exchange for coverage on my website.  No financial compensation was received.  All opinions are my own. If you’re a Mistresses fan like me, you an understand my excitement upon learning we would be visiting the hit television show’s set.  What would we learn?  What would […]

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Mistresses Set Visit and Season Premiere #ABCTVEvent #Mistresses

Disclosure: I was invited to a Disney/ABC Media event in exchange for coverage on my website.  No financial compensation was received.  All opinions are my own. Have you been on the edge of your seat since September when the season finale of Mistresses aired? Me too!  It has felt like an eternity since it last […]

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FIRST LOOK! Disney Junior’s First Original Movie “Lucky Duck”

My kids are going to FLIP when they see this one! On Friday, June 20, Disney Junior will debut “Lucky Duck,” the first Disney Junior Original Movie, about a group of misfit tub toys in search of the kids who will love them just the way they are.  Leading the voice cast are Broadway and television stars […]

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Wonder Pets Red, White and Blue FREE Printable Activity Book

Summer is here and I don't know about you, but it's a hot one already! Sometimes it is just too hot … [Read More...]

Hanging Springtime Craft

Hanging Springtime Craft for Kids

My kids are about to have a four day weekend. The weather is awesome, I have coloring books … [Read More...]

Hallmark Value Cards for Easter #EasterValue #shop

Celebrating Easter for Friends, One Hallmark Card at a Time

#EasterValue  #CollectiveBias #shop I can feel it. The undeniable Springtime weather that brings … [Read More...]

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Travel

How to Enjoy SeaWorld With Little Kids #VisitSA

5 Tips on How to Enjoy SeaWorld with Little Kids #VisitSA

**I received tickets to SeaWorld as a thank you for this … [Read More...]

Kid's Aquatica Suite - Omni Hotel at the Colonnade, San Antonio

The Kid’s Aquatica Suite at the Omni Hotel at the Colonnade in San Antonio, TX Gets 5 Stars

**I received a 2 night stay at this hotel in this suite in … [Read More...]

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WIN a Full Size of Palmetto Eye Cream ($68 Value)

**I am a non compensated promoter of this event.** What mom does not need quality skin care?  I have never personally tried this product but am always excited to see something new come on the market that may help us all feel more beautiful! Enter below for your chance to win it to try it!! […]

Tummy Stuffers Help Kids Clean Up

Fill-Up on Tummy Stuffers and Encourage Kids to Clean Up

Getting my kids to clean up is a chore in itself. My oldest gets it and cleans up without even being told. My middle daughter will do it if told but my youngest will only clean up if threats are given!  So anything that encourages her to clean up is a wonderful thing! Enter Tummy […]

Shopkins Toys at Target #ShopkinsSummerParty

5 Reasons I Love NEW! Shopkins Toys + WIN a Shopkins Prize Pack

#ShopkinsSummerPlaydate I very rarely get excited over new things anymore. Sometimes ‘new’ means recycled in a different way. So when I was approached to review NEW Shopkins toys, I was a little hesitant. Now on shelves at Target, Shopkins finally offers something new that has now taken this house by storm! But not just my […]

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