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Strawberry Shortcake: Berry Best Friends available on DVD September 16, 2014 and FREE Coloring Page. Giveaway ends 9/16/14

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  Attention Strawberry Shortcake fans young and old - a brand new Strawberry Shortcake DVD is going to be released on September 16, 2014! I used to LOVE Strawberry Shortcake when I was younger. I even had a Strawberry Shortcake doll. I wish I knew what happened to her. There were other dolls too, but I only had Strawberry Shortcake. The new … [More...]

Follow up to my Fiber Choice 30-Day “Get Picky” Challenge

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  If you read my blog on a regular basis you might recall that I've been participating in the Fiber Choice "Get Picky" Challenge. You can read my original post here - I'm Taking the 30-Day "Get Picky" Challenge. Things have been really crazy this month. Between trying to squeeze in some last minute family fun and back to school shopping, … [More...]

I took the challenge with tough stains with Biz stain fighter

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Biz Stain & Odor Eliminator for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.  Recently I had my kids go through their clothes and separate them between good clothes, clothes they don't fit (or won't wear) and clothes that are stained or ripped in any way. I hate seeing the ripped and stained pile so … [More...]

CW by CorningWare makes entertaining colorful

CW By CorningWare

  The summer is coming to an end. Some people might see it as the end of entertaining for another year (pool parties, backyard barbecues...) where as others see this as the start of "entertaining season" (Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Hanukkah, New Years...). Personally I think it's fun to entertain any time of the year - even for … [More...]

Enjoyed grilled food year round with T-Fal OptiGrill (giveaway ends 9/6/14)

T-Fall OptiGrill Giveaway

  Summer is coming to a close. It's time to squeeze out as much summer fun as you possibly can. My family and I never had a chance to get to the beach. We'd go this coming weekend but it's Labor Day weekend and the beach is the last place you want to go - especially if you don't like crowds and traffic. Although I am not a fan of the heat … [More...]

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Strawberry Shortcake: Berry Best Friends available on DVD September 16, 2014 and FREE Coloring Page. Giveaway ends 9/16/14

BerryBestFriends_DVD_Spine

  Attention Strawberry Shortcake fans young and old - a brand new Strawberry Shortcake DVD is going to be released on September 16, 2014! I used to LOVE Strawberry Shortcake when I was younger. I even had a Strawberry Shortcake doll. I wish I knew what happened to her. There were other dolls too, but I only had Strawberry Shortcake. The new … [More...]

Enjoyed grilled food year round with T-Fal OptiGrill (giveaway ends 9/6/14)

T-Fall OptiGrill Giveaway

  Summer is coming to a close. It's time to squeeze out as much summer fun as you possibly can. My family and I never had a chance to get to the beach. We'd go this coming weekend but it's Labor Day weekend and the beach is the last place you want to go - especially if you don't like crowds and traffic. Although I am not a fan of the heat … [More...]

Tell insets to bug OFF! this Labor Day weekend (giveaway ends 9/5/14)

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  Sadly the end of summer is near. We have just one more weekend to squeeze in all our favorite summer activities before vacation season is over and kids return to school. Do you have plans for the long holiday weekend? My family and I are going upstate to have a barbecue with friends whom we haven't hug out with in about 15 years. Aside … [More...]

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CW by CorningWare makes entertaining colorful

CW By CorningWare

  The summer is coming to an end. Some people might see it as the end of entertaining for another year (pool parties, backyard barbecues...) where as others see this as the start of "entertaining season" (Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Hanukkah, New Years...). Personally I think it's fun to entertain any time of the year - even for … [More...]

Enjoyed grilled food year round with T-Fal OptiGrill (giveaway ends 9/6/14)

T-Fall OptiGrill Giveaway

  Summer is coming to a close. It's time to squeeze out as much summer fun as you possibly can. My family and I never had a chance to get to the beach. We'd go this coming weekend but it's Labor Day weekend and the beach is the last place you want to go - especially if you don't like crowds and traffic. Although I am not a fan of the heat … [More...]

Make yourself feel better from your feet up with Juil “Earthing” sandals

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  Are you a "shoe person"? Do you find that you need to have several pairs of shoes in different colors and styles for every season? Do you like to match your shoes to your purse and/or your outfit? I'm not much of a shoe person. Don't get me wrong - I DO enjoy shoes. I have some really nice shoes that I wear on a regular basis. What I mean by … [More...]

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Strawberry Shortcake: Berry Best Friends available on DVD September 16, 2014 and FREE Coloring Page. Giveaway ends 9/16/14

BerryBestFriends_DVD_Spine

  Attention Strawberry Shortcake fans young and old - a brand new Strawberry Shortcake DVD is going to be released on September 16, 2014! I used to LOVE Strawberry Shortcake when I was younger. I even had a Strawberry Shortcake doll. I wish I knew what happened to her. There were other dolls too, but I only had Strawberry Shortcake. The new … [More...]

Movie Review: Jersey Shore Massacre

Jersey Shore Massacre

  Available today on DVD is the film Jersey Shore Massacre. It's also currently available on Video on Demand (VOD). The film's executive producer is none other than Jennifer "JWOWW" Farley who was one of the cast members of the MTV series Jersey Shore. I'll admit that my husband and I would watch Jersey Shore. It was our "guilty pleasure". … [More...]

FREE Disney’s Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Activity Sheets

Disney Alexander

  Coming to theaters on October 10, 2014 is the latest Disney feature film Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.  The film is based on the popular book by the same name which was published in 1972. The story was written by Judith Viorst and illustrated by Ray Cruz. The book has more than 2 million in print and it became an … [More...]

My Ramblings

Celebrity Spokespeople vs. REAL People

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  Do you ever watch television and see a celebrity pushing a product or service and wonder "Why him/her?" For example, Tommy Lee Jones promoting Ameriprise Financial and Catherine Zeta-Jones trying to get you to sign up for T-Mobile. I wouldn't associate these people with the things they are trying to sell you. In fact, I am never swayed by celebrity … [More...]

Resolutions, Diets, Inspiration and Laughter… oh my!

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  Did you know that almost every day of the year has something special assigned to it? Most of these "holidays" and observances are unknown to most of us. For example, February 28, 2014 is National Pancake Day. This coming Saturday (January 4, 2014) is National Spaghetti Day. There are also weekly and monthly observances. Bald Eagle Appreciation … [More...]

A look back at 2013

2013

  With the dawn of a new year hours away I thought I would take this time to look back on 2013 and reflect on it's ups and downs. 2013 flew by - literally. I think this was the quickest year I have ever experienced. I can still vividly remember watching all the New Year's festivities on TV last year. It seems like only yesterday. I know that is an … [More...]