Beyond the Rack Kid’s Day Sale (10/23-10/26)

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Do you love getting a bargain on clothes and accessories? You know this mom does! Today Beyond the Rack is launching a Special Kid's day featuring the top trends in toys, apparel, footwear, baby gear for infants, toddlers and kids. Can you believe my luck? Just when I need to get some new clothes for my rapidity growing boys.They also have a good section of maternity apparel and accessories too.You can find tons of Jojo Maman Bebe there. I love the breastfeeding stripe shirts.   Everything will be up to 80%!  That is a huge savings on … [Read more...]

5-HOUR ENERGY Yummification Contest Winners are IN!

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 The 5-hour ENERGY® samples, gift card, and information have been provided by the makers of 5-hour ENERGY® As always, all opinions are my own. The 5-Hour ENERGY Yummification Contest is over and they chosen their winners! I know they had so many amazing videos to choose from but these winners are super awesome. I loved the Grand Prize Winner's so much that I made my mom watch it when I went over there today. You can watch the videos on the yummification site .  You can see all the winning combinations there as well so you can try them out.  All the … [Read more...]

Global Perspective on Parenting with Mom Voyáge #MC #UrbiniBaby

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“I participated in a Blog Blast on behalf of Mom Central for Urbini. I received information from Urbini to facilitate my post as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” #UrbiniBaby I believe that having &  raising children is a wonderful occasion that no one should have to face alone.  That is why I am so glad that I grew up in the age of technology.  When my mom had all of us girls she had to rely on what she had been told when she was young and from her own experiences.  My father had their only car so she was stuck … [Read more...]

Eventuality Book Blast & Excerpt

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If you check at the bottom, you can enter to win a great prize!!! Check out this awesome excerpt from the Eventuality Book. Excerpt: I stepped closer to the mirror, my eyes wide as I studied my reflection. My pants were made of the softest and thinnest navy blue silk I’d ever seen. They were wide legged and hung on me perfectly, accenting my back-side, but falling loose and comfortable just in case I need to throat-kick someone. I smiled. My top was truly something to behold. Made of the same shimmery blue fabric, the corset-like top … [Read more...]

Preparing for Kindergarten with EmbarK12

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of K12, the leader in online education for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I have a huge age gap in my children. My second child was born 8 years and 5 months after my first one.  So I have already went through almost everything.  I know I am more prepared this time around.  I sent my first son to preschool at 3. It was a three day a week, 4 hour a day program and he loved it.  I also tried to work with him at home but there werent as many help options as there are … [Read more...]

The Awesome Toopy and Binoo are Here!

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Disclosure: I received Toopy and Binoo products in exchange for a post about the show. All thoughts and opinions are my own. My son is really not a tv person.  Sometimes he finds things he likes and he gets obsessed with them and he wont watch anything else. One of the things he is obsessed with right now is Toopy. Toopy and Binoo™ is an animated series that follows the adventures of Toopy, a tall, funny and friendly mouse, and his best friend Binoo, a tiny, clever and lovable white cat. A phenomenal hit TV series in Canada, Toopy and Binoo … [Read more...]

Be #CartonSmart with Tetra Pak

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Carton Smart for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Imagine if everyone made one small, smart decision a day. This holiday season, Tetra Pak wants to inspire people to make small, smart decisions when cooking for their families and stocking their pantries. Their Tetra Pak carton packages, designed for maximum efficiency and environmental friendliness, are one small way to live smarter. I decided this year I am going to Become Carton Smart with Tetra Pak. I have never really … [Read more...]

Krusteaz Virtual Baking Event #KrusteazHolidays

Krusteaz is hosting a Virtual Holiday Baking Event on Saturday, December 14 from 1:00 – 3:00 PM EST.  That is 12:00 to 2:00 PM CST for all you local folks. I personally love Krusteaz baking mixes. They are easy to use and they produce amazing desserts and breads.  The breads are probably my favorite. Reasons to attend: You can watch blogger and cookbook personality Catherine McCord share her holiday recipe and tip ideas.  She is awesome and I LOVE her work.  Where to attend: You can join the fun on www.krusteaz.com/holidays HASHTAG to … [Read more...]

Green Giant Raise a Giant & $25 Publix GC Giveaway

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Disclosure: The information and prize pack have been provided by Green Giant® through MyBlogSpark. Kids these days live in a world that is bigger and scarier than the world we grew up in, and they need help and encouragement to navigate that world with confidence and pride.Unfortunately one of the hardest things kids have to deal with is bullying. When a child is bullied by a peer it can turn his or her life into a daily gauntlet of fear and anxiety. That’s why Green Giant® is partnering with PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center and We … [Read more...]

It is Never Too Early to Consider Life Insurance

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I read an article last week from an Alabama blogger about a man who died of a heart attack at 44. I was horrified.  My parents are in their late 50's and I don't want to even consider that they are old enough to die.  My grandmother died last year at 74 and I think she was too young to die.  In this man's case, he left behind a wife and three children. They decided to have kids late in life with already having an older daughter and two of the kids were still in the home.  His wife was a stay at home mom and he only had 10,000 in insurance which … [Read more...]