Back to School with @CVS_Extra Gold Emblem’s Abound #CVSHealthierSummer

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Maaaan, how is it August already? This summer is whizzing by faster than a ride on Amtrak's Acela. It's about that time that we need to start thinking about back to school. Gulp! I have to admit, I've really been enjoying having my boys home this summer and I'll definitely miss them when they are back to school in the fall. On my list for August … [Read more...]

$100 Stella & Dot #Giveaway: My Favorites from Stella & Dot’s Newly Launched Fall Line #FashionFriday

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It's humid and hot outside, so it's hard to believe that FALL is around the corner. And my favorite part of fall? The fashion! So it's perfect timing that Stella & Dot just launched their brand-new, gorgeous Fall line last week. My friendJenThomas has been a Stylist and leader in the Philly area for over 5 years and always gives me insider … [Read more...]

Join Me Today 4 the @OfficeDepot Twitter Party – $750 in Gift Card Prizes! #GearUpForSchool

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This summer is FLYING BACK at lightning speed. I love having my boys home with me and I'll admit that love that we don't have to battle with homework! But the clock is ticking and back to school season is already upon us. I'm sure you guys have already seen all the school items out at your local store. Office Depot has everything you could need … [Read more...]

Come to Mama: The Perfect Drink App & Scale Make You the Ultimate Bartender #BBNYC #SweetSuite15

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Another brand I met at Sweet Suite last week in New York City was the makers behind the Perfect Drink. I think this may have been one of the first booths I visited, cuz hey, I can sniff out a good cocktail better than most ;-) They were making margaritas so I had to try one - all in the name of transparent reviewing, right? The Perfect Drink … [Read more...]

I’m Telling My Birth Story 11 Years Later #EndMaternalMortality #BlogHer15

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Who would you be if your mother had died in childbirth? That was the question Dr. Priya Agrawal for Merck for Mothers posed to us over the weekend on a panel at BlogHer on raising awareness to help end maternal mortality. Really think about your answer. It's a terrible thing to contemplate. Growing up without a mother; or consider your … [Read more...]

Back on the Healthy Eating Bandwagon: What’s Your Tipping Point?

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Pretty sure that my family knew that my "HOLY SH*T" scream from the bathroom yesterday morning couldn't mean anything good as I stepped on the scale. I shouldn't have been surprised at what I saw though. The same way you lose weight - slowly and by a healthy calorie deficit- I gained weight slowly but eating (& drinking) more. If I'm … [Read more...]

Beachside with @CVS_Extra Gold Emblem Abound Snacks #CVSHealthierSummer

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We're back this week from a trip to the beach. The beach is definitely my happy place. It always was but now it's just so relaxing with my boys the ages they are - everyone just chills on the beach and does their own thing. My boys love the waves but they also love to just chill and read a book along with me. We can spend hours at the beach as a … [Read more...]

New Book Release Review: Anchored by Kayla Aimee #AnchoredHope

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My blogger friend Kayla Aimee has written a beautiful book that was released yesterday called Anchored ($11.93 on Amazon). I've started the book and am a few chapters in and I've already teared up several times. I was not expecting this story to be so beautiful. Kayla was pregnant with her first with what you would hope would be aroutine … [Read more...]

It’s Way More PERSONAL with Verizon FiOS New #CustomTV #ad

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A couple of weeks ago, I got home to a huge box on my front step. I had no idea what it was but I opened it to find these goodies inside: Holy fun! There was a note from the folks at Verizon thanking me for the participation in this campaign and also a note about my boys. I loved how personal they were with their gift selections. They sent a … [Read more...]