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Create Cooler Texts! (Zap Video Message Maker)

September 12, 2014
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When I was asked by my friends over at VolunteerSpot to try out a new video messaging app by ZapVM- I was excited to give it a try. It’s a free app that your download to your iPhone that accesses your photos and allows you to add a voiceover to a slideshow of your images [...]

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Creating a Beautiful Smile for Life with Invisalign Teen

August 28, 2014
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This post was sponsored by Invisalign Teen®. All always, all opinions expressed here are my own. I’ll never forget being in high school and going with my Mom to the orthodontists for an evaluation, and being told I needed to get braces on my teeth to straighten them. And that I would need to keep them [...]

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The Perfect Hostess Gift! {#SwifferEffect #BigGreenBox}

August 6, 2014
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Recently we were invited by good friends to come and spend a long weekend with them at their house up to New Hampshire. They live in a beautiful area- filled with lakes for swimming, fishing and paddling, hiking trails, bike paths, and the promise of lots of time for all of the kids to hang [...]

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Things We’re Lovin’ This Summer! (#summerlovin)

July 17, 2014
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“Summer lovin’… had me a blast…… Summer lovin’…. happened so fast”…. Okay- it’s not THAT kind of a summer lovin’ post…. but I can’t resist a good “Grease” reference now and again…. But seriously- there are some things that the kids and I are absolutely lovin’ this summer. Now -in full disclosure- some of the [...]

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Enjoying the Summer Bounty!

July 16, 2014
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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Silk. The opinions and text are all my own. We barely recognized our veggie garden after returning home from two weeks of family road trips! It was literally bursting with vibrant green goodness, plants spilling over the sides of the raised containers onto the [...]

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What Type of “Vacationer” Are You?

June 30, 2014
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This past weekend the kids and I enjoyed an amazing vacation up in Lake Placid, New York. We divided our time between out-in-nature adventures and Olympic-themed activities. I need a couple of days to catch my breath and download all of the photos before I can share all of the deets with you here….(not to [...]

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Do You Need a Break from Your “Summer Break”? {#SuburbanMom SpaFinder Giveaway!}

June 20, 2014
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Welcome to the official start of summer my friends! Time for things to wind down around here…. lazy days spent at the pool, lots of burgers and dogs on the grill…. s’mores by the evening bonfire, tons of time to read and daydream….. SCREECH! Not exactly! For most Moms, our summer break schedule is almost [...]

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What Books Are In Your Summer Beach Bag?

June 18, 2014
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There is nothing better than picking up a good book to read while at the beach or on vacation! So I thought I would share with you what I plan to read this summer… and maybe get a few suggestions from you! And The Mountains Echoed Written by Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner [...]

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A Healthy Snack (When You Are in a Snack-Food Rut!)

June 11, 2014
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Do you ever get to the point when you are in a total snack-food rut when it comes for what to buy for your kids? My kids still have 3 weeks left in this school year which means 3 more weeks of sending in some sort of a healthy snack for them to eat during [...]

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Tackling a Bathroom’s Quirks

May 28, 2014
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I’m working with Tilex® on a paid basis, but my opinions are my own. I’ve said it here before… and I’ll say it again…. we have a quirky bathroom here at our new house. First of all- we have a bidet. Now I know that there are legions of bidet-lovers out there, and you’ll leave [...]

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