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Giveaway Time! The Dollar Tree Is Calling You!

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This post contains affiliates links. By clicking and purchasing from any of these links I receive a small commission. Thank you! I am going to let you in on a little secret. A solid 90 percent of my blogging props and crafting idea starters come from my local Dollar Tree. I absolutely adore that place! Every time I walk in …

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Why We Love Knott’s Berry Farm

In Motherhood, Parenting, Reviews by Jen6 Comments

I received complimentary tickets to Knott’s Berry Farm in order to facilitate this post. No other compensation was received. All opinions are my own. When my mom was a young girl growing up during pre-WWII days she had once visited Knott’s Berry Farm, and at the time her family didn’t have the funds to stop and taste the world-renowned fried …

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Taking The 28-Day Challenge With Eddie The Wonder Dog

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 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PurinaONEVisibleDifferences #CollectiveBias  About 2 and a half years ago we picked up a scruffy, hard on his luck shelter dog. We brought him home, and named him Eddie. He has become our family mascot, our therapy dog, comic relief, and is the BEST …

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Your New Best Friend In The Kitchen

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* Amazon affiliate links are included in this post. By clicking and purchasing from these links I receive a small commission. Thanks for your support! I am Hispanic, and that means we store our food in old butter containers. It’s a long standing, not very good tradition passed down from generation to generation….. Let’s also talk about plastic wraps, which …

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The Best Babysitters Ever Plus A Giveaway!

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 HMH Books is partnering with me for a giveaway! All opinions are my own. I started babysitting pretty young. This tends to happen when you are the youngest in a family of 8, and where your older brothers and sisters are already married with kids. Babysitting is really an adventure. I remember the first time I had to change a …

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Get Ready For Flu & Cold Season

In Motherhood, Parenting, Reviews by Jen4 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc., Abreva, Breathe Right, Clorox, Robitussin and Theraflu. All opinions are mine alone. #SoothesOfTheSeason #CollectiveBias Does anyone else feel like we just rang in the new year and now we are full-tilt into the Holidays, heading for another new year… and cold weather?! I know that for some of us thoughts of …

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Bring Back The Power Of Play To Your Family

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PlayWithPlaymobil #CollectiveBias As a parent I recognize how vital play is, and not just scheduled, choreographed play, but open and spontaneous play flavored with imagination. Sometimes in our fast paced world, full of activities and technology, it is difficult to find balance for …

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Entertaining In A Pinch: Easy Apple Strudel Muffins

In Cooking & Crafting, Reviews by Jen14 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EasySqueezy #CollectiveBias It’s the most wonderful time of the year…. and also the busiest time of the year for many of us! As our calendar gets filled up to bursting with lots of entertaining, including opportunities to gather with friends and family. For …

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Kitchen Crafted Italian Meals At Home

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KitchenCraftedItalian #MichaelAngelosMeals #CollectiveBias Are you feeling the crunch right now? You know the crunch that comes as we slide right on past the end of Fall and go hurtling towards the Holidays?! I kind of feel like an Italian vacation might slow things …

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Easy Spruce-Up Idea: Bring Style & Comfort To Your Bathroom

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #UnbeatableComfort #KeepLifeRolling #CollectiveBias I am a master at quick and easy spruce-up decorating. The kind of projects I am talking about are the ones that require very little in the way of treasure and time. The beauty of projects like this is they …