Vacation, Blog-Free Time & the Outer Banks for New Years #RandomPost

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In ten years of blogging, I can't say that I've ever gone this radio silent for so long. The time between Christmas and New Years is always traditionally quiet - everyone's maxed out from the holidays, including me, but not like this. This year, right after Christmas, I went to the Outer Backs with some friends on a trip we've done several times … [Read more...]

Old Navy ACTIVE On Sale: Fitness Clothes

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Old Navy has all of their ACTIVE on sale today - up to 40% off on some goodies, plus you can get an additional 31% off with coupon code BUBBLY.  Some of the items are a steal like these Active Patterned Compression Pants - they are down to $18 plus you can use for the coupon code for more money off! Their stuff isn't bad quality at all!  I … [Read more...]

Have You Guys See this Duo Before? LOVE THEM!

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I caught a clip of Us the Duo on the TODAY show this morning.  They were singing this "Top Hits of 2014" together.  They are a husband and wife team who started out on Vine making 6 second videos singing covers of popular songs - they are SO GOOD!  Love this mash-up of the top songs from 2014 and am totally subscribing to them now.  Aren't they … [Read more...]

A Guilt-Free Guide to Holiday Eating

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My friend Rachel originally posted this in our local paper {The Daily Local} on Christmas Eve.  I'm a little late to the game sharing but she gave me permission to repost and I thought it had some really good tips regarding overeating during the holidays.  First off, you did NOT gain as much as you think.  As we enter into New Years and everyone … [Read more...]

Mega Sale at e.l.f Cosmetics – Cheap!

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Hanging out with some friends last night, I asked one of my friends, "What is your foundation?" The coverage on her face was literally gorgeous and I had to ask. Turns out it was e.l.f and "from Target - super cheap!," she told me. I had forgotten how great eyes lip face makeup could be. You can find them in-store at Target but they are also … [Read more...]

A Gift Guide For Baby: Skip Hop

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I have both a four year old, and a three month old. This Christmas my son is easy. He can tell me what he wants, and even if he doesn't tell me, there are a TON of things that I can think of that he needs (OK wants). My daughter on the other hand needs nothing, but of course I want to get her things, so I wanted to share a few items from Skip Hop … [Read more...]

Holiday Fashion (and Great Prices!) with Rack Room Shoes

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So there's a Rack Room Shoes literally 5 minutes from my house.  I had been in-store a couple of years ago, scored some cute shoes at a great price, and then proceeded to not go in again until I worked on this campaign.  I really have no excuse for my lapse in savvy shopping because Rack Room carries on-trend shoes at great prices! They always … [Read more...]

Last Minute Gift Idea For A Girl: Orbeez

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Is it totally shameful that I kind of want one of these for me?  The Orbeez Body Spa ($49.99, Target.com) is an inflatable seat that you fill with Orbeez beads (6000 come with the product!)  They are soft and the chair vibrates while you sit in it - helloooo comfortable?  It runs on C battaries and the idea is that you don't use all 6000 beads at … [Read more...]

New #McCafe Coffee on Shelves at Acme & Other Grocery Stores Nation Wide

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So McDonald's new McCafe launch going on at a local grocery store near you! You can find the new McCafe product at Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Star Market, and Acme Markets.  Do you guys have one of those near you? We have Acme right up the street and I'm gonna have to try out the McCafe K-Cups for my Keurig brewer! In honor of the new … [Read more...]

60% off a Subscription at Cricket Magazine PLUS TWITTER PARTY Tonight 9pmET #giftofreading

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Looking for a last minute idea?  I have a kick-butt coupon code for you guys on a magazine subscription!!  You can use coupon code 360AM5 to receive 60% off a print and digital subscription and for print only it will get you 40% off. We love our subscription to Dig Magazine, a magazine devoted to featuring cool history and archaeology articles … [Read more...]

Top Pregnancy Trends & Insight into the 2015 Conception Season

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This cracks me up, but did you guys know that the most popular birthday month is September?  You know what that says about the holidays, right?  Mom & Dad are feelin' the love at holiday time!  In fact, the 10 most common birthrates can be tracked down to conception dates between December 17th and December 31st, making the most common date … [Read more...]

When I Go Into my Local GameStop, it’s like Going into Cheers, EVERYBODY KNOWS MY NAME

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Do you guys have gamers in your house?  That's pretty much all my boys are about over here.  We have both a WiiU and an Xbox360 and I'd say the WiiU is definitely the preferred system of choice right now although I do see Nate (11) starting to move over to the Xbox more. For gaming purchases, I'm all about GameStop.  While I love Amazon, … [Read more...]

#GoldEmblem Twitter Party TONIGHT 8pET Hosts @ClassyMommy @WhitneyMWS @CVS_Extra

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Join TONIGHT at 8 pm ET for a fun #GoldEmblem Twitter party that I'm co-hosting! Colleen and I will be giving way lots of Gold Emblem goodies including those pictured above. This time of year, it's always good to have extra snacks and items you can have on hand to either bring as a hostess goodie or when you are hosting a holiday party yourself. … [Read more...]

Neutrogena Twitter Party TODAY 3pmET & My New Fav Product of Theirs! #BeautyWonderland

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People, getting old isn't for the weak!  I remember hearing about anti-aging products when I was in my twenties and thinking, "I won't need those - I'll grow old gracefully and accept my wrinkles." WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH YOU, YOU YOUNG FOOL is all I can say to my twenty something self.   Today, I'm all about minimizing the crows feet around … [Read more...]

Gift Her with an MZ Wallace Bag (Sales Right Now!)

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Last summer, I was gifted a gorgeous black Baby Jane WZ Wallace Bag at Blogger Bash in NYC.  {This picture above is myself with a bunch of other Philly Mom bloggers who were there.}  I got it in Black Bedford and sinceI like to carry bright colors in warmer months, I waited until just recently to pull it out and start carrying it. I'm mad I … [Read more...]

Stocking Stuffer for Her: Neutrogena’s MoistureSmooth Color Stick

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Looking for a little something to put in her stocking?  Go with one of these Neutrogena MoistureSmooth Color Sticks ($8.49) and she will love you for it!  I am totally into these and have several in different shades!  (Rich Raisin is my favorite for going out; try one of the lighter shades for a tween or teen!) … [Read more...]

Keeping Memories With The Complete Tooth Fairy Kit

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My son is only four, but he already knows about the Tooth Fairy, and the fact that he will someday lose his teeth. A fact that he isn't all too pleased about might I add! When I was little I had a pillow by my bed that I would put my tooth in and the fairy would leave me money. Easy enough! Now, with the Complete Tooth Fairy Kit you can make your … [Read more...]

The Truth About Santa.

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Last night, Nate, who just turned 11 this week, called me into his room. "Mom, is Santa real?" One would think that with an 11-year-old, I was expecting this conversation (especially considering that I was 8 when I found out!).  Naively, I was hoping to push the magic another season or two. My first reaction, "of course he's real.... … [Read more...]

Twitter Party TODAY 2pmET #WowCup #Prizing Includes Walmart Gift Cards! Hosts @WhitneyMWS @ClassyMommy

Little did I know that when my kids were introduced to WowCups at Mom Mixer in November that they would become my boys drink cups of choice from there on out!  My boys are 8 and 11 so we're beyond sippy cups but we're certainly not beyond spills. The Wow Cup is an ingenious product that prevents spillage when the cup is tipped thanks to some … [Read more...]