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Ice Cream With Mom #MyIceCreamMemories

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Ice cream is irresistible year round, in my opinion, but even more so as the weather starts to heat up. Ice cream has long been a favorite treat and I have many childhood memories linked to ice cream with mom. My mom was a single parent and ice cream out was a fun way that

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Wooden Handcrafted Magnetic Toys Kids Will Love

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Summer is right around the corner and it is a great time of year to stock up on a few extra new toys that are great for traveling. When going on a road trip or an airplane trip, it is great to have a new toy that will hold your child’s attention and that will

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Best Mom In The World Mother’s Day Giveaway

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Mother’s Day 2016 is Sunday May 8th!  That is coming right up.  Have you picked out what to get for your mom yet?  I am working on it!  I wanted to share a fun Mother’s Day Giveaway with you.  It is a win-win because if you win, you will love the money and if you don’t,

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National Small Business Month & UPS Store #SmallBizSalute

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May is National Small Business Month and I just want to say, “Kudos!” to all the small business owners out there. I know myself that running a small business takes so much time and energy and focus and mine is just TINY. So for everyone that runs a small business, here is a big pat

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How To Upcycle An Old Dresser Into A Chair And Ottoman

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So here is a fun diy furniture project! Did you know you could take an old dresser and turn it a fabulous matching dresser chair and ottoman?  Yup.  Paige Hemmis shared this clever trick on Home & Family, which airs weekdays at 10 am ET/PT on Hallmark Channel. I got permission to share this how

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The Andrew Jackson Hermitage: Mansion, Museum, and Events

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The Andrew Jackson Hermitage is a destination for tourist and locals alike.  While the Hermitage Museum has informative exhibits and amazing pieces of history to see, the Andrew Jackson Hermitage Mansion, grounds, and garden are not only historically interesting but also just gorgeous and relaxing!  Additionally, there are fun events scheduled through out the year that offer

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Charmin Ultra Strong Toilet Paper Review (& A Chance To Win!)

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Spring is here and it is a time for a lot of cleaning, freshening, and switching out. I recently wrote a post about how to give your bathroom a quick spring refresh by changing out your bath towel set. Well, one thing we won’t be changing out is our toilet paper. We already use Charmin

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BeON Home Protection System Review & Giveaway

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I find smart home technology fascinating.  There are really so many ways in which smart home tech is becoming applicable whether for saving energy, added convenience, or security.   When I heard about the BeON Home Protection System I was intrigued for a few reasons.  I am amazed that they took an everyday home item, a light

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We All Need A Mom Time Out!

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Moms do so much all of the time.  Every single day.  From the day you give birth until, well I don’t know when it will stop, but every day you think of your child and what you need to do for them. When you have a little tiny baby, it seems that every second of

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Executive Functioning Skills Children Should Know

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There are several executive functioning skills children should come to master in order to make their lives easier and allow them to be more successful in their endeavors. But first, what is executive function? As Carolyn Carpeneti defines it, executive function is “the ability to plan, organize, manage time, initiate action, and achieve goals.” The

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