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Dress for Success: Pillows

Dress for Success: Pillows

If your bed is anything like mine, it’s covered in pillows of all shapes and sizes. Not only do I like having pretty pillows to decorate the bed but I also like having extra pillows when I sleep. DH actually makes fun of me because I ...
Chicago Toy and Game Fair (Giveaway)

Chicago Toy and Game Fair (Giveaway)

Since moving back to the Midwest from California, I’ve wanted to attend the Chicago Toy and Game Fair, also known as ChiTAG. The event is open to the public and not only are children welcome, but also encouraged! I’ve had it on ...
Kids Can Set Sail – FREE

Kids Can Set Sail – FREE

Just over 10 years go, DH and I were set for a short cruise. We were looking forward to it because it was something we always wanted to do. We hadn’t been blessed with kids and it would be a nice getaway to take our minds off our ever ...
An App for Gas. MurphyUSA

An App for Gas. MurphyUSA

Ever since I got my iPhone, I’ve been fascinated with all the different apps and what they can do. I regularly frequent the “free app” sites so I can grab awesome apps if when they have a promotion going. Yes, I’m ch ...
Rain or Shine: Steaks on the Grill

Rain or Shine: Steaks on the Grill

If there’s one thing (other than fireworks) that is synonymous with the 4th of July, I would say it has something to do with the get-togethers, often which involve grilling. In our case, we were invited to a pool party on the 3rd of J ...
Disney IS Truly Magical

Disney IS Truly Magical

Right before we moved back to Iowa from Los Angeles, we decided to plan a visit to Disneyland. It was the kids’ first trip there but they were too young to remember anything about it. For me, it was about creating and documenting the ...

Mean Joe Green, Coke and Smile

It’s a commercial that brought tears to my eyes back then and still does.  Mean Joe Green hobbling down the tunnel.  A young boy offers him a Coke and after a little persuading, he takes it.  Then he smiles. That “Have a Coke an ...
Buy a Gift Card… Save a Buck.

Buy a Gift Card… Save a Buck.

This time of year is so much fun if you’re a bargain shopper. I’m one of those people who buys the gift cards at restaurants (or our gym) when they offer some buy $x and get a free $x bonus. If it’s something I’ll us ...
Dreaming of the Giggles and Squeals

Dreaming of the Giggles and Squeals

Cheerios® is giving you the chance to win a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, your ultimate family vacation. As part of a paid promotion for their “Do What You Love” Sweepstakes, Cheerios® is sponsoring my post today about what my ultimate fa ...
Ditching The Lobster Look

Ditching The Lobster Look

One of my favorite memories from last October was going to Disney World for the first time.  I will always remember sleeping in the bathroom (mom snores and I can’t handle it), going to Hollywood Studios and seeing a live action stunt show, ...