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Deserving Me Time with McCafé Coffee Pods and Strawberry Cream Cheese Croissants Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #McCafeMyWay #CollectiveBias The other day I wrote about my morning and how the disaster of it dissolved me to tears. From burned pancakes to a child and her sass, nothing seemed to go right. When I got home I wrote about it, took a ...

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Warm Triple-Chocolate Pudding Cake... with a Twist + 5 WIN a $50 Walmart Gift Card

This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. Please see my Disclosure Statement for more.  #CookingUpGood #coupon #ad The thing I learned while recreating this amazingly delicious cake from Kraft is that I do not know how to use a broiler. Seriously, even in an electric oven, you can set marshmallows ablaze in a matter of seconds. It was ...

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Five Questions To Ask A Potential Babysitter

Securing a really good babysitter is kind of like finding the ultimate job. You can search for years, do all your homework and still not get so lucky. When you do find one, however, it is like total bliss. As hard as it can be to leave your little ones with someone, you eventually have to do it as a ...

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Stuffed Blackberry Fluff Cupcakes

**Recipe by Beth** My Stuffed Blackberry Fluff Cupcakes recipe is a refreshing and delightful spin on a single serve dessert. This is not only a cupcake, it is an absolute dreamy, airy delicious confection; great for any occasion!  The idea of turning blackberries into a cupcake was brought up while getting my hair cut a couple of weeks ago.  We took ...

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Baby's Firsts are Celebrated with Pampers and Babies 'R Us + Prize Pack Giveaway #BRUMilestones

**I received a pack for participating in this promotion with Babies 'R Us and Pampers. All opinions are my own.** Babies and firsts go hand in hand. As my girls grow into strong, beautiful young ladies, I still remember their firsts with fondness. The first steps, the first smiles and the first birthdays. Another huge first are the days they met ...

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Babies Firsts are Celebrated with Pampers and Babies 'R Us + Prize Pack Giveaway #BRUMilestones

Baby’s Firsts are Celebrated with Pampers and Babies ‘R Us + Prize Pack Giveaway #BRUMilestones

**I received a pack for participating in this promotion with Babies ‘R Us and Pampers. All opinions are my own.** Babies and firsts go hand in hand. As my girls grow into strong, beautiful young ladies, I still remember their firsts with fondness. The first steps, the first smiles and the first birthdays. Another huge […]

FitStudio at Sears Helps You Get In Shape with Reward Points #Achieve15 #SearsBloggerSquad

FitStudio at Sears Helps You Get In Shape with Reward Points

**I an honored member of the #SearsBloggerSquad. I will bring you special deals, honest opinions and news on how Sears can help you #Achieve15 this year! All opinions are my own.** I am not a total fan of New Year’s Resolutions but I am a HUGE fan of using the New Year to improve something in […]

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Five Questions To Ask A Potential Babysitter

Five Questions To Ask A Potential Babysitter

Securing a really good babysitter is kind of like finding the ultimate job. You can search for years, do all your homework and still not get so lucky. When you do find one, however, it is like total bliss. As hard as it can be to leave your little ones with someone, you eventually have […]

How Being A Daddy Made Me A Better Man

How Being A Daddy Made Me A Better Man

Written by Series Guest Blogger, Brooks Weatherspoon, a father of twin 12 year old girls that will give us insight into A Day in Fatherhood! When I first looked at my little twin daughters sitting behind that incubator glass, I knew that big changes were ahead. I knew long before that, but seeing them lie there […]

When the Morning Routine Leaves you in Tears

When the Morning Routine Leaves you in Tears

I walked back from the bus stop dragging two scooters and a bicycle feeling them well up inside me. The frustration and angst that I struggled to hold down were pressuring the tears to release themselves. As I walked, fallen leaves scattering under my feet as if in fear, I listened to the roll of […]

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Disney

101 Dalmatians is Coming February 2015

101 Dalmatians is Coming February 2015

**I received no movie or compensation for this post.** My girls are going to FLIP!! They have been asking for 101 Dalmatians on DVD forever! I happy to tell them that come February 10, 2015, they will be able to get the Disney Diamond Edition!  The Diamond Edition includes digital downloads so you can watch […]

The Sleeping Beauty DVD is Coming to Walmart #DisneyBeauties #shop

The Sleeping Beauty DVD is Coming to Walmart – Head to the Celebration Event #DisneyBeauties #shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DisneyBeauties #CollectiveBias On Saturday, October 11, 2014, my middle daughter, Sarah, turns 7. I can’t believe it and am in denial. But since I can not talk her into staying 6, we have to celebrate! Aside from hitting her […]

Planes Fire and Rescue

Disney’s Planes Fire and Rescue on DVD – Landing in Stores November 4, 2014

Did you see the hit sequel to last year’s Disney’s Planes?  My girls and I made a day out of it!  We went to see Disney’s Planes Fire and Rescue and even stopped for some frozen yogurt on the way home.  It was such a blast! Like nearly every Disney film, this one has laughs […]

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Crafts & DIY

Mia

Mia and Me FREE Coloring Pages

One of my girls' favorite things to do is color.  I love all of the activities Nickelodeon offers. … [Read More...]

How to Make Your Own Boxtroll #TheBoxtrolls

How to Make Your Own Boxtroll #TheBoxtrolls

**This is a post written in partnership with SocialMoms.com and their client.** #TheBoxtrolls   … [Read More...]

Bubble Guppies Coloring Pages

Bubble Guppies Summertime Activity Pack

Summer's half over, but that doesn't mean the fun has to be!  Grab some crayons and dive on in to … [Read More...]

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Travel

Studio Movie Grille #GoHouston

Studio Movie Grill: Take in a Movie and a Meal

**This post is in partnership with New Creative Media and … [Read More...]

Lush Cosmetics #GoHoustonGNO

Woodlands LUSH Cosmetics Market Street is a Must Visit

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Product Reviews

I Am a Peppa Pig VIP Parent!

I Am a Peppa Pig VIP Parent!

So you know, Peppa Pig is almost to the point of cult addiction around here. Her accent, her friends and the fact that she can play in the mud and not be scolded make her a perfect childhood companion for my kids. Peppa Pig airs on Nickelodeon TV and new episodes are premiering now.

WIN a THE NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB Prize Pack

WIN a THE NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB Prize Pack #NightAtTheMuseum

**I will receive an thank you pack for promoting this movie** Earlier this week I told you about the soon to be hit movie coming to theaters December 19, 2014. THE NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SECRET OF THE TOMB is coming and with it, a holiday movie that your whole family can enjoy!

Shop and Save at the Best Stores at a Simon Mall + WIN a $50 AMEX Gift Card

Shop and Save at the Best Stores at a Simon Mall + WIN a $50 AMEX Gift Card

**I received a gift card to shop at Katy Mills Mall, a Simon Mall property, in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own.** This is it. The time of the year when we Spread Love by spending time with the ones we love, giving them gifts that will make them smile and saying […]

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