Monthly Archive:: September 2011

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Halloween Spookamole Recipe: Spooky Sludge {Avocado Banana Smoothie}

I recently learned a lot about avocados.  My husband was joking around last night that in a short time I became an expert.  We never bought avocados before.  We haven’t really tried anything other than guacamole but I was determined to try something different with the avocados from Mexico (a popular Hass

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Almost Home Again

First, I just have to say thank you. Thank you so much for all the kind comments and emails. I really, truly appreciate it.

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Preparing for Surgery

Many of you read my update yesterday and now it seemed to quick to update everyone. And many of you who were concerned after my first ER trip were on to something. I now know I wasn’t having back spasms. Warning – TMI ahead

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Fall into Savings with Straight Talk

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Straight Talk for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. The air is getting cooler and the leaves are starting to turn (at least where I live) which means fall is fast approaching.  Before you know it, the malls will be filled

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The Continuing Saga of My Back

Have you been wondering why it’s been a little quiet around the nursery lately? Well, blame my back. Something is definitely not right with it! I know I promised to go in for a follow up after my ER trip but I’ve been a bit slow at making that appointment. Believe me,

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The Power of Reverse Shopping – What Do YOU Want?

As a mom, I like to find time savers, especially when it comes to shopping. When I know I WANT something, it can be time consuming to search around for it and compare prices. And when it’s something that I don’t mind receiving used, that’s even more time consuming. I have to

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MyReviewsNow.net Offers Shopping, Reviews and a $350 Kohl’s GC Giveaway

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of MyReviewsNow.net for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. If you are a regular to my blog, it’s pretty safe to say that you look to online review sources to get more information about a company and product before buying.  Or if

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Our Daughter (Video)

This makes me cry every time I watch it! Brian made this the other day to celebrate as we come upon Rissa’s first birthday.

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September’s Follow Frenzy: $165 Cash or Amazon GC Giveaway! Closed

Welcome to Follow Frenzy September! hosted by Formula Mom & Tales from the Nursery! Welcome to September’s edition of Follow Frenzy!  Follow Frenzy is a monthly giveaway event that helps readers find new blogs to check out, follow, and enter to win some cash or an Amazon GC.  For bloggers, it helps them to gain

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Primetime Party: $10 Amazon GC (Enter 9/22 6pm-9pm CST)

Welcome to the Primetime Party Flash Giveaway Event! Tonight you’ll have a chance to enter 5 giveaways sponsored by 5 blogs within a 3 hour time period. It’s primetime to be online and enter some giveaways! Each giveaway will remain open from 6pm CST to 9pm CST only! Be sure to check

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Primetime Party: $10 Cash or Amazon GC (Enter 9/22 6pm-9pm CST)

Welcome to the Primetime Party Flash Giveaway Event!  Tonight you’ll have a chance to enter 5 giveaways sponsored by 5 blogs within a 3 hour time period.  It’s primetime to be online and enter some giveaways!  Each giveaway will remain open from 6pm CST to 9pm CST only!  Be sure to check the Master

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Primetime Party: $10 Tupperware E-Gift Card (Enter 9/22 6pm-9pm CST)

Welcome to the Primetime Party Flash Giveaway Event!  Tonight you’ll have a chance to enter 5 giveaways sponsored by 5 blogs within a 3 hour time period.  It’s primetime to be online and enter some giveaways!  Each giveaway will remain open from 6pm CST to 9pm CST only!  Be sure to check

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Primetime Party Flash Giveaway Event – Master List

Tonight we will be hosting the first ever Primetime Party Flash Giveaway Event with Mariah from Formula Mom. During this flash giveaway event we will be offering 5 giveaways that will all be open for a short flash of time. This month we are featuring 5 blogs with 5 different giveaways. To

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Blushing Bride Punch Recipe (Non Alcoholic)

As I was doing my final shopping for my Bridesmaids party, I was trying to come up with a punch recipe to try.  I asked my fans on Facebook for their input.  They had so many great punch recipes to share!  I took them all into consideration, then tweaked and combined a

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Child Passenger Safety Week and National Seat Check Saturday 9/24 #cpsweek

Child Passenger Safety Week Child Passenger Safety Week (September 18-24) is an annual campaign to bring public attention to the importance of properly securing all children in appropriate car seats, booster seats or seat belts – every trip, every time. The campaign ends on September 24 with National Seat Check Saturday, when

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When to Try for Baby #2?

I am featured over at One Little Mister where I talk about family planning and spacing.  You know Baby #2 is on my mind! Here’s an excerpt: When to Try for Another Baby? I know some people prefer to have their children a certain number of years apart.  Some like them spaced

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Blogger Resource: How to Submit Queries on Profnet and Profnet Connect

I previously suggested three places to find sponsors for products to review and giveaway. You can also use those sites to find experts for posts you are writing and probably even guest posters. They are a way for you to put your request out to those looking for interested people to work

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Top Ten Unusual Celebrity Baby Names

I like unique names, but some are a bit over the top.  I know mine and my daughter’s names are unique, but I don’t think they are unusual.  Well, at least I’ve never seen anyone raise their eyebrows or give me a funny look about them.  We have joked about changing her

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Girls Night In: Bridesmaids Movie Party Crashed by the Groomsmen

Over the weekend I hosted a fun little party at our house to watch Bridesmaids on DVD. Things didn’t quite go to plan, but that’s okay! We made it work and had a good time. A couple of the girls weren’t able to make it. We did have some men crash the

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Wordless Wednesday: Costume Torture