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Decorating for Fall with International Delight

The windows are open in the house and the kids are starting to grab jackets on the way out to the bus. These are sure signs that fall is here. We love the crisp fall days we get here in Virginia. My favorite part of fall is all of the colors that are suddenly outside […]

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Keeping Bums Clean with a Bathroom Routine

NOTE: This article is sponsored by Cottonelle. We have three potty trained kids but bathroom routines still are sometimes … well, not routine. You know when you hear a kiddo yelling “MOM” or “DAD” when they are in the bathroom and you are clear on the other side of the house that there is something that […]

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Superheroes Eat M&Ms … in Their Pajamas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias We love that M&Ms is asking “Who is your favorite Marvel Super hero?” over at While we are talking Marvel Superheros, are you waiting for the Captain America: The Winter Soldier DVD to come out? Brian missed this at […]


Fall Clean up with Rubbermaid Roughneck

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Weave Made Media® and Rubbermaid, but all my opinions are my own. #weavemade #FallFixUp The dog days of summer are behind us and, as we start to transition into fall, it’s time to think about cleaning up those flower beds before September […]

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Starting the New (School) Year Off Right with Sprint

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Sprint. I received a sample device to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. Having kids home all summer meant that my fitness plan was completely off track.  Rather than focusing on my cardio- and strength-training, I’ve spent the […]

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Kids, Chore Charts, and Dishes with a Shiny Finish

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #collectivebias #sparklysavings Summer is a great time to give the kids a little break from their chores.  However, with summer over and schedules a little tighter, assigning chores to the kids is the only way that our household can operate […]

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My Very Own #BigGreenBox

Ever since seeing that cute, older couple on TV, I have wanted my very own Big Green Box.  You know what I’m talking about, right?  The Big Green Box shows up on your doorstep and you open it to find a Swiffer Wet Jet and everything you need to get started cleaning your floors.  As […]

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SNICKERS® Brownies Make Game Day a Little Sweeter

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #Chocolate4TheWin IT’S FINALLY FOOTBALL SEASON!!  Spectators have been waiting since February for the season to start back up again and high schools, colleges, and professional teams went into pre-season work weeks ago!  Our favorite college team plays […]

On finding the best accommodation packages when traveling

Thanks to Smart Shopping  for making this post possible. When travelling, you will want to ensure that you get the best deal available so that you have more spare cash to spend on holiday. Hotel deals and accommodation packages are easy to find, if you know where to look. So, just before you plan your itinerary and look […]