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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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What Kind of Super Hero Are You?

May 14, 2014
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I needed to interrupt my little blog-cation to share with you this cool quiz and giveaway that my friend Amanda over at The Happy Mama Movement pulled together for us! Coupons.com is a great source for celebrating Moms this month (yes!) because they offer so many amazing savings, deals, and coupon codes. I am over [...]

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How To Get Your Middle Schooler Out The Door On Time!

May 9, 2014
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Are you raising a middle schooler right now? Do you find it to be especially challenging to get your middle schooler out the door to the bus stop on time? Does your middle schooler ignore his or her alarm clock completely? And like to take long hot showers in the morning? If you answered yes [...]

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A Gift That Any Mom Would Love…

May 5, 2014
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Yourkidvid. A few years ago, Steve gave me the coolest gift on Mother’s Day… a video of each of my kids talking about why they loved their Mom. It is a sweet keepsake that I will have of them at that particular age… for [...]

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