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Extreme Couponing Challenge


A few weeks ago I got sucked into watching TLC's new show, Extreme Couponing.  The show depicts extreme bargain shoppers who have "mastered the art of saving." Each episode features two or three people that can save anywhere from 95-110% per shopping trip.  Some of these folks can pay $6.00 for $600.00 worth of ...

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Cute, Cuddly & they Smell Good Too: It’s a Scentsy Buddy Giveaway!


My husband is an air-freshener fanatic.  He constantly is replacing our wall plug-in fresheners, buying spray air freshener, and sprinkling carpet and pet freshener around the house.  And we don't even have pets.  So when I was asked by the folks at Scentsy if I'd like to try one of ...

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Wordless Wednesday


I'll take a nap anywhere, even on the swing during recess. Thanks to my teacher for taking this picture!

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Sad Good-byes and Sweet Hellos


Last week my brother and his wife had to say good-bye to their 13 year old chocolate lab, Cody, aka Cody Boy.  Cody was a beautiful dog, so lovable, and a giant sweetheart.  If you've ever seen the movie Marley and Me, the story line reminds me so much of ...

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*Updated* Celebrate Black History Month with Your Kids ~ “Mirandy and Brother Wind” Show World Premiere (GIVEAWAY)


Congrats to A Shorter Mama for winning the family 4-Pack!! (Scroll to the bottom for the screenshot) It's no secret that I'm a fan of the performing arts - and I'm trying to expose my kids to the joys of live theatre as well.  We got the perfect opportunity this ...

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Destination Maternity: A Veritable Haven for Expecting Moms


Last month I hit the mall with a friend to help her shop for maternity clothes.  She is having her first baby and was overwhelmed at the thought of having to select pregnancy attire. Special undies for pregnant women? Belly bands? Maternity bras fit for nursing? She was entering into ...

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lavish! Un-conference: Days 2 &3


Ok, so I literally never got up.  That doggone bed was so fabulous that I slept right through my alarm and my eyes flew open at 7:57am.  I was upset because the Opening Remarks were to take place at 8am and I didn't want to miss a second of this ...

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Spruce Up Your Holiday Mailing with PictureItPostage


It's that time of year...In a few short weeks we'll be receiving adorable holiday photos from our family and friends and end-of-year greetings from companies that we do business with.  In fact, you're probably planning on sending  a holiday card or two of your own; if you're looking for a ...

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Be Blogalicious – The Film!


For those of you who may not know about our other-other life, here's a sneak peek at the new film Be Blogalicious, which takes you inside Blogalicious.   Once a year women from across the country assemble at the intersection of Social Media and Sisterhood. We are thrilled to share with you ...

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Operation Recuperation


We made it through another successful Blogalicious Weekend! As Justice Ny said in our closing remarks, we feel as though we've just given birth! And so we're going to need a little bit of time to recuperate.  Bear with us as we decompress and recover from 10 months of hardcore ...

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