Skylanders… On Your Tablet! {Coming This October}

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My kids are going to FLIP their heads over this one!  Besides the fact that they not-so-patiently waiting for the 4th Skylanders game to come out this October {Skylanders Trap Team}, they will be even more excited once they hear that Trap Team will have a TABLET version! From Activision: The Skylanders Trap Team Tablet Starter Pack will … [Read more...]

10 Adult Cocktails For Your Next Party

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Summer's coming to an end (say whaaaaat?!?!) and I have a fun roundup for you of 10 Classy Adult Cocktails you can make. Might as well leave summer with a bang, right? Which one is your favorite on this list?  I love them all but may be saving the Red Apple Sangria especially for a fun fall drink.   #1. Celebration Punch for a … [Read more...]

Love This Little Desk from Land of Nod for the Kiddos – ON SALE

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What a great little spot and desk for the kid to do their homework after school.  Loving this Modern Schoolhouse Desk from Land of Nod that popped up on my Facebook feed today.  It's normally $399.99 but today through August 25th it's on sale for $339.15.  Also, most "school" related items are 15% off through August 15th on Land of Nod so check it … [Read more...]

Quint Carry All: Organization for the Chic Mom

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When you are a mom you find yourself lugging around a TON of "just in case" items in a big and bulky diaper bag. Although diaper bags have their purpose, sometimes you just want to feel like a normal woman and carry an every day purse. The only problem is that you still need many of those "just in case" items, but who wants sippy cup spills and … [Read more...]

Celebrating Shark Week – Books & Education for Your Kids to Learn About Sharks

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It's Shark Week on the Discovery Channel!!  Yah!  This week in our house ranks up there with the Christmas in terms of excitement.  I keep waiting for my boys love of sharks to die down but each year it seems to only grow.  I would not be surprised if my 10 year old ended up as a marine biologist someday. So Shark Week officially started last … [Read more...]

Beach Fashion Trend: Tassels on the Bathing Suit. Love it or Hate it?

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Today is my last full day on our beach vacation. Insert my sad face right here.  We've been down on the Delaware shore for the better part of a week relaxing and enjoying the cooler summer weather with some awesome friends of ours.  It's been a great week.  I've had a couple of stressful things going on back home and just being with amazing … [Read more...]

Two Anti-Aging Products I Use Daily #Over40

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"What's that on your face?," asked a friend recently.  I won't name names but a concerned friend was pointing out a sun spot that I have on the side of my forehead.  In fact, I've had them for years but she has never noticed because I normally have them covered up and this friend happened to be seeing me makeup less just a few days after I turned … [Read more...]

The Sand Free Beach Tote: Quirky Shake

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Can you guys imagine coming home from the beach with no sand in your bag?  It seems like something pretty impossible, right?  I know that we head to the beach and I'm finding grains of sand inside of things that didn't even go to the beach that day for weeks on end. Introducing the Quirky Shake Beach Tote.  Invented by celebrity chef Spike … [Read more...]

Fun New Game: Tapple #SweetSuite14 #BBNYC

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So we're currently on vacation at the beach with some friends and I broke out Tapple a couple of nights ago.  It was a game that came in my Sweet Suite gift box and we thought we'd give it a try one night.  It's our new addiction!  This quick and fun game is great for both kids and parents and we've been playing it after hours adults only … [Read more...]

I’m Downright Giddy About the New #Outlander Show Coming to STARZ @TWC THIS SATURDAY

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Years ago... and we're talking high school or college maybe, I read Diana Gabaldon's Outlander book. I remember that I had read it when only one book was out. It came out in 1991 and I remember loving it and being frustrated I had to wait for book 2. I don't know what happened because I never read book 2 or any of the books that came out but … [Read more...]

Random Post. On Trying to Beat my Best 5k Time. #Running #Fitness

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So I recently joined a local running group. I've been aware of their group on Facebook for the better part of the year because I have a bunch of friends who are members and their posts would always pop up on my feed and I always thought they seemed like an awesome group.  I don't really know what took me so long to join but after a friend in the … [Read more...]

New LEGO Ninjago 3DS Game: LEGO Ninjago Nindroids

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If you happen to have any LEGO Ninjago fans in your house, you won't want to miss the news for the latest game - LEGO Ninjago Nindroids.  It's available for both the Nintendo 3DS and the Playstation Vita.  The game is based on the first five episodes of the new LEGO Ninjago Rebooted TV show.  There's more than 30 action packed levels and players … [Read more...]

Zipz Wine: All That & A Bag of Chips! (It’s Wine! On the Go!)

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One of my favorite brands at Blogger Bash earlier this month in NYC was Zipz Wine.  You can tell from this photo with my bloggy girlfriend Melissa that I was MORE THAN EXCITED to find Zipz Wine at the event. So I don't know if you guys can tell from the photo what it is but Zipz Wine is single serve wine glasses to go.  You can "unzip" the … [Read more...]

Mama Mio: Quality Skin Care Products For Pregnant Women

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Anyone who has been pregnant knows that all the fluctuating hormones can wreak havoc on your skin. It's true! Between break outs, dry skin, oily skin, and even changes in skin color women are left feeling like they are going through puberty again. It's just not fair...but it is what it is. That is where Mama Mio skin care products can help. Mama … [Read more...]

10 Favorite Toys From #SweetSuite14: New Skylanders & Toys We Are STOKED FOR! #BBNYC

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A little over a week ago, I attended Blogger Bash in NYC - a great 2-day event full of blogger goodness.  One of the events during the 2-day affair was the epic Sweet Suite, from the Big Toy Book.  This event brings together bloggers and brands for a night of play - toy companies display their latest and greatest on the market and the bloggers get … [Read more...]

Turning 40.

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Today's my day, people.  THE DAY. Age doesn't bother me all that much normally.  I know a lot of people have a hard time turning 30 and I remember not caring at all.  But for whatever reason, 40 is hitting me.  Hard. I think it's because I really remember my parents turning 40 and I remember thinking, sh*t, that's old.   It's silly, I … [Read more...]

Back to School Fashion with OshKosh B’Gosh, Plus Special 25% Coupon Code For You #OshKoshFirstDay #FashionFriday

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OshKosh B'Gosh is just one of those iconic kids clothing companies that has been in my head for years as a high quality children's clothing company. I remember wearing Oshkosh B'Gosh myself as a child. They've been around a long time (established in 1895) and while the style has changed a lot over the years, the quality has not. You know you are … [Read more...]

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...]

MiaMily HIPSTER: 9 Ways To Carry Your Baby

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As a new mom you quickly realize that babies like to be held, and if we are being honest that doesn't change as your child gets older. My son is now over 3 1/2 and he still wants to be carried as much as possible. This can be tough on the arms and back. That is where the new MiaMily HIPSTER can come to the rescue. With HIPSTER, you will get to … [Read more...]