Super Easy Ways to Winterize Your Home

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With the colder season coming, it is a good idea to start looking for ways to winterize your home. Fortunately, there are numerous things that you can do to keep yourself warm and safe in the upcoming flu season. Winterizing your home can be as easy as following these next few simple steps. Close off…

Let’s Get This Party Started: A Party Planning Book for the Family

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Soleil Moon Frye, the actress best known for starring in the 80s comedy Punky Brewster, is also an author. Her most recent book, “Let’s Get This Party Started,” is a guide about entertaining with your children. The book offers party ideas for decorations, recipes, crafts, and games to make every celebration special. Frye is married…

Gift Ideas For Young Readers

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National Geographic is one of the best known names in exploration and discovery. We are big fans of National Geographic and love their books because they are both entertaining and educational. Here are a few that we think will make great gifts for the young explorers on your list. This book from the Wild Tales…

Get Your Holiday Shopping Done Early With #KmartLayaway

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I am a Kmart blogger, though all opinions are 100% my own. You just can’t deny it; the holiday season’s countdown is on its way! Although most of us don’t start our holiday shopping, decorating and then celebrating until after the Thanksgiving, there’s some holiday “needs” that you need to…

Turn Your Child’s Artwork Into Jewelry With KidzCanDesign

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Do your children love to draw? Z.E.N. loves to draw, and he draws a lot! I love to display his drawings, but it seems like I’m now starting to run out of space. There’s no way I can display all of them, but I recently found a way to display his art work in a…

Enjoy the Luxury of Having a #PersonalShopper For Free

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, I am a Sears blogger, though all opinions are my own. When you look around your home, do you feel as though you have been left behind in the 20th century? Unfortunately, waiting around for the world to go retro does not work. Fortunately, a personal shopper can help…

Why I’m Smiling It Forward for Charity

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As a mom, I know that children are happiest when they are healthy. The five words I hate to hear come out of my son’s mouth are “Mom, I don’t feel well,” because along with those words come days of misery for both of us. However, once he recovers, his feel-better smile is quite a…

Aruba – What You Should Know About This Happy Island

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Aruba Tourism Authority. All opinions are 100% mine. Years ago, I won a trip for two to Aruba.  I had never been there before and fell in love with the place.  Even before the new slogan came about, I saw first hand that Aruba…

The Great Nature Project Needs Your Pictures

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As a part of its 125th birthday celebration, the National Geographic Society is hosting the Great Nature Project. This interactive photo project lasts from September 21 through 29, 2013. The goal of the project, and of Nation Geographic as a whole, is to encourage people to explore and celebrate the world around them. The Great…

The Dangers Associated With Distracted Driving

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The advancement of technology has ushered in an era that has literally placed a multitude of mobile devices at our fingertips. All these new devices can be very beneficial; however, for all of those advantages, they can be dangerous or even deadly when used at inappropriate times. Using a cell phone or tablet while operating…