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Nicole
Full Name: Nicole Website: http://www.sahmreviews.com
Info: Founder and owner of SAHMReviews.com, Nicole has been involved in social media marketing since 2007. She has partnered with a number of major corporations who utilized her skills to improve their social media outreach and online presence. Nicole has worked as an ambassador for brands such as Netflix, U.S. Cellular and K'NEX, has been featured in McDonald's videos as well as Maria Bailey's book "Power Moms". Always a SAHM (stay-at-home-mom) and mother of two beautiful teen daughters, if you can't find Nicole, she is probably somewhere playing board games.
Crocheting is like Riding a Bike

Crocheting is like Riding a Bike

As a kid, my mom taught me all kinds of crafty things. She enrolled me in a sewing class, taught me to crochet, embroider and cross-stitch. I felt like I was good at it, but I didn’t stick with it. Now, I’m not confident in my a ...
Snack Food you say? Count me in!

Snack Food you say? Count me in!

I have been cursed with one of the worse snack habits.  It’s not that I crave chocolate or chips, it’s just that I eat when I’m nervous, bored, stressed or frustrated. When Miss M was born, I was battling the typical new m ...
That’s What the Test Bottles Are For

That’s What the Test Bottles Are For

In November, I was battling a case of horribly chapped hands.  I hadn’t started using the Dove products yet nor the Vaseline Clinical Therapy.  As part of my normal everyday routine, I wash my hands more times than I can count.  I cou ...
Families that Play Together, Stay Together

Families that Play Together, Stay Together

Growing up, I recall many nights of the family sitting around the kitchen table having a family night. Sometimes we played card games like Hearts, Spades or spoons. Other times we played board games like Monopoly, Trouble, Sorry, Yahtzee, L ...
Never Too Old for Video Games

Never Too Old for Video Games

When I was a kid, Santa graced us with the holy grail of gifts – an Atari 2600.  We graduated in a Coleco then later a Nintendo 64.  I don’t recall my parents ever having much interest in it.  Why should they since it was just a ...
Sweet Things Come in Small Packets

Sweet Things Come in Small Packets

Shortly after moving back to the Midwest, I was invited to a luncheon at a neighbor’s house.  She’s a nurse and had the nicest spread of healthy foods – all of it delicious.  Chicken salad on whole wheat pitas with sprouts ...
Spreading the Word for Happier Skin

Spreading the Word for Happier Skin

Have you ever told someone about a really great restaurant.  Good food, easy to get a seat. Then one day you go back to the restaurant only to find that it’s packed and you should have made reservations. Or maybe you find a favorite p ...
Let’s Have Some US Candy

Let’s Have Some US Candy

Back in 2004, I found out that MMs had started doing personalized MM candies.  There were only a few color options and you could only add words.  I thought it was a neat concept – very new and different from anything else out there.  ...
Winner – Pledge and Zenses

Winner – Pledge and Zenses

I think my brain stopped working recently… I did the random.org thing, screen captures and notified the winners. Yet I failed to announce it on the blog. Sheesh. Thanks for being patient! Congrats to the winners! Feel like entering an ...
Here, Sniff My Armpit

Here, Sniff My Armpit

Do you ever have something happen that gives you flashbacks to a little piece of what made you who you are? Not bad things, just silly stuff like why you may refuse to eat a particular food or use a particular product.That happened to me re ...