Gold Emblem Summertime Snacking At Camp & the Pool @CVS_Extra

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Cole asked me the other day how many weeks were left of summer vacation.  We got out the calendar and counted... and realized that we have 6 weeks left.  That's it!  This summer is flying by and we're already halfway there.  I feel like we just started. It's been a whirlwind of road trips, pool time and weeks and camp.  The weather's been great … [Read more...]

Toy Review: the Highly-Addicting & Fun Wubble Ball #bbnyc {with Video}

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I had a chance to check out the Wubble Ball at last week's Blogger Bash in New York City.  I brought one home to my boys and we have been having a blast playing with it. So what is a Wubble Ball? This toy looks like a bubble but you can play around with it like it's a big bouncy ball. I know how that sounds - like, what's the big deal? I … [Read more...]

Coming Soon: LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Game {WiiU, Xbox, Playstation} #bbnyc

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At Blogger Bash last week, I got a chance to check out the new LEGO game, Batman 3 Beyond Gotham and it looks fab!   It's a fun one because Batman and his allies head to outer space in this game that will be available for the Xbox 360, Xbox Live, Wii U, Playstation 3, 4 & Vita and Nintendo DS. There are more than 150 characters to unlock … [Read more...]

THE BIG REVEAL! Bedroom Makeover with Raymour & Flanigan

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Back in June, I posted that I was working with the furniture store Raymour & Flanigan, and that they were going to be helping me redo one of my rooms. I asked you all if I should do my dining room or my living room. Almost everyone voted for a resounding YES to re-doing our bedroom. I am not sure it it was because our old bedroom was looking … [Read more...]

Tory Burch FitBit: Style & Fitness in One

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So who is excited about this one? I know I am! I was lucky enough to see a Tory Burch FitBit first hand this past week at Blogger Bash and I can SUPER excited about this. I have yet to jump on the FitBit bandwagon; I've tested a few out before but nothing's hooked me onto it yet. But this past weekend, I noticed multiple bloggers wearing FitBits … [Read more...]

Stitch Fix #3: Cropped Jeans, Bright Colors & More! #FashionFriday

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Stitch Fix Box #3 has arrived - hooray!  I wanted to share with you what I got and what I think I'll be keeping and not keeping.  But first things first, here are some of my previous posts about Stitch Fix in case you don't know what it is or want to check out some of my previous boxes: Stitch Fix #1 (with explanation of what Stitch Fix is) and … [Read more...]

5 Fun Adult Cocktails For Summer Parties

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Pinterest is one of my favorite spots to find fun, fruity summer drinks!  You can see how often I pin them on my Cocktails page.   Here's 5 favorites I am putting here to remind myself to consider for our next summer party. By the way, I don't drink vodka so these are all vodka free drinks - I love Rum & Tequila for summer drinks … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Make Your Manicure Last

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A couple of weeks ago, I was desperate for a pedicure. We were visiting my parents in their new town so I did a Google search to find local nail places.  A couple came up, none had reviews of any sort so I picked the closest and went for a mani & pedi. What followed ended up being the worst pedicure and manicure experience I've ever had.  I … [Read more...]

20 Awesome Grill Recipes

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I need to post about all the grilling we do in the summer in the hopes that I'll see this in the winter and fire things up cuz man, I love food on the grill!  We've been grilling up a storm with all the socializing we've been doing thanks to awesome recipes on Pinterest and around the web.  Here's a roundup of 20 of my favs that I hope to try … [Read more...]

25% Off Backpacks & Lunchpacks at LandsEnd.com #backtoschool

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It's back to school time, people!  I know it's hard to think about in July but before we all know it, summer will be over and the kiddos will be boarding the school bus. If you're super organized, you'll want to take advantage of this great sale going on with LandsEnd.com on backpacks and lunch boxes.  At checkout‚ manually enter the Promotion … [Read more...]