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Online Furniture Shopping made easy with Sauder Experience

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When we bought our new TV last year, I had also planned to purchase a new entertainment center. Almost a year later, and we still had our TV sitting on the old base from our projection television. We just could not find an entertainment center that met our needs, fit the budget and had the quality I was looking for. So, I was pleasantly surprised, when I started browsing the Sauder website and … [Continue Reading...]

Hen’s Friday #Giveaway Linky 8/1 – 8/7

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Happy Friday all! Apologies for disappearing. Taking the summer off has been great, but i'm slowly working my way back to regular postings again. I hope you've had a fabulous summer! Tomorrow, we'll celebrate our son's 19th birthday! I'll shares new photos of our sweet little granddaughter next week, you won't believe how big she's getting! Until then, have a wonderful weekend and stop by to … [Continue Reading...]

Happily Ever After with Meow Mix® & Fresh Step® #WalmartLovesCats

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This post brought to you by Fresh Step and Meow Mix. All opinions are 100% mine. Steve has really enjoyed his Meow Mix® Tender Centers Salmon & Turkey Flavors with Vitality Bursts. Wanna know how I'm absolutely sure? Because my Snarfling Hog managed to eat an entire 13.5 pound bag of cat food in less than 4 weeks. That's in addition to his twice a week container of Meow Mix®Tender Favorites … [Continue Reading...]

Kaeng Raeng 3-Day Detox Cleanse Review

Kaeng Raeng 3-Day Detox

This post brought to you by Kaeng Raeng. All opinions are 100% mine. I wasn't sure what to expect from using a detox system. For one thing, I just 'knew' I'd probably spend the three days miserable and starving. I was really worried that I wouldn't have the willpower to complete my first day, let alone three! It turned out to be a better experience than I had … [Continue Reading...]

Tomisms: Funny things my son posts on Facebook #1

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So, as  a mom of older kids, I don't get to share adorable photos of them blowing spit bubbles and running around with chubby cheeks and pigtails. I do however have two amazing and funny human beings hanging around that I'm lucky enough to call my children -- one in middle school and one who just finished his first year of college and is currently in his room screaming into his Xbox headset -- … [Continue Reading...]

GNC is Helping you Beat Average Everyday #BeatAverage

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This post brought to you by GNC. All opinions are 100% mine. GNC started as the “General Nutrition Center” nearly 80 years ago in Pittsburgh as a place to go to live well and perform at your best. Today, GNC continues to help people beat average everyday with health and wellness products in addition to tips that will guide you along the way. GNC offers a wide range of … [Continue Reading...]

Throwback Thursday : Storybook Land #tbt

Storybook Land - Three Men in a Tub 1980's

I found these gems from the 1980's and thought they would be perfect for Throwback Thursday. I'm fairly certain this is a place called Storybook Land and I "think" it's one that is/was located in South Dakota. Since I'm wearing the same lovely outfit from our visit to Dinosaur Park, also located in South Dakota, I can only assume I'm remembering the right location. After seeing that post, Mom … [Continue Reading...]

10 foolproof plants for kids to grow this summer

10 foolproof plants for kids to grow this summer

We have always encouraged our kids to love the outdoors, and one way to get kids interested is by letting them grow a small garden of their own. Whether they want to grow flowers, vegetables or fruits -- kids love playing in the dirt! My favorite Bird & Garden Magazine, Birds & Blooms , just put out a top 10 list of plants for kids to grow this summer, so I had to share. We have grown … [Continue Reading...]