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Kids Costumes and More to Get You in the Halloween Spirit at Kohl’s

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Halloween is around the corner. It’s time to find the best costumes and decorate your home for all the Halloween festivities. Halloween costumes are a big deal for children. Make it fun by letting them transform into their favorite character for trick or treating and class parties while chilling at home in the best “haunted” […]

Choose Welch’s Fruit Snacks for Halloween with Real Not Scary Ingredients

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Halloween = Treats – and lots of them. It is amazing how many treats kids get at school, class parties, trick or treating, and other Halloween events.  Candy is fine in moderation but I also like to provide healthier options like Welch’s Fruit Snacks made with real fruit.  They make an excellent Halloween treat! I […]

SLEEPING BEAUTY DIAMOND EDITION Blu-ray Combo Pack Out of Disney Vault for Limited Time – Win It!

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Fall under the glorious Disney spell of Sleeping Beauty all over again with the must-have SLEEPING BEAUTY DIAMOND EDITION Blu-ray Combo Pack available for a limited time only. This is the first time ever that SLEEPING BEAUTY is available on Digital HD. It promises a thrilling new entertaining experience with a high-definition picture and soaring […]

3 Weeks Left of Cedar Point #HalloWeekends 2014 – Win 4 Tickets

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There are only 3 weeks left Cedar Point HalloWeekends this year, so plan your trip now! We go every year and have a fantastic time riding rides, taking in the shows, and getting playfully scared. My kids are still young, so we enjoy the family path that offers plenty of non-scary fun with Family Friendly […]

Cinnamon Sugar Baked Doughnuts Recipe

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Check out this fun and easy recipe for Cinnamon Sugar Baked Doughnuts using a Holstein  Fun Doughtnut Maker. It looks like the perfect treat for enjoying fresh doughnuts this Fall! Cinnamon Sugar Baked Doughnuts Recipe Print Cinnamon Sugar Baked Doughnuts Ingredients3/4 cup sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 […]

Skinny Pumpkin Spice Latte Recipe Using #MillstoneCoffee

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This time of year, I get a little obsessed with everything pumpkin from hot coffee to desserts.  With the cooler temperatures, a warm, comforting cup of coffee packed full of fall flavors is just what I need! Below is an easy Skinny Pumpkin Spice Latte recipe that is full of flavor, not calories and cost  […]

Free ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY Printables #VeryBadDay

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Have you seen Disney’s ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY movie yet? It was out in theaters on October 10th. My family loved the movie and are still referencing it and laughing! Read our review. If you saw the movie or plan to, I’m sure your kids cant’ stop talking about it! […]

Halloween Safety Tips #PoweringSafety

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Halloween is just a couple weeks away. We are already planning where we are going to trick or treat, costumes we are wearing, school party treats, and more. It is an exciting and fun time of year where kids – and adults – can be whatever they want to be from a ninja to a […]

ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY Movie Review and Contests #VeryBadDay

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ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY is in theaters today!! Yay! My family was able to watch this movie a bit early so I could share the scoop on it. We loved it! The entire audience was laughing throughout the entire movie. See why with this video clip! We each have […]

Earn Extra Kohl’s Cash with the New Yes2You Rewards Program – Win $250 Kohl’s GC

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Anyone who knows me knows that I love shopping at Kohl’s. There are so many fantastic brands and deals to be had for the entire family and home. This week, I found a few home decor items to accessorize my home for Fall. I especially like the bathroom pumpkin rug with coordinating hand towel and […]

Get a Healthier Lawn with Fall Aeration

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Now that Fall is on the way, it isn’t time to give up on having a healthy yard. In fact, now is the perfect time to consider aeration. We have found that getting our lawn aerated in the Fall gives us a healthier, thicker lawn the following season. We started having the professionals come out […]

Complete Pet Care with Wellness Plans and Extended Hours Available at Banfield Pet Hospital

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My dog Roxy and I were able to check out Banfield Pet Hospitals this week. Don’t worry, all is well and she was given a clean bill of health! We were visiting Banfield to check out their wellness plans for preventive care. You may not have heard of Banfield Pet Hospitals but I bet you’ve […]

Cedar Point Pet Chek Allows You to Travel with Your Dog Easily

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Do you travel with your dog? Sometimes we do, other times we are rushing home from a day-trip in order to let our dog, Roxy out to go to the bathroom. We have tried asking friends and family to let her out to go potty and even took her to a kennel for a day […]

Join Barbie in a Magical Adventure with Barbie and the Secret Door Movie #BarbieSecretDoor

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Join Barbie on a magical, musical adventure in the new Barbie and the Secret Door movie. All kids are shy in different circumstances, some more than others. In this movie, Barbie is a shy princess that finds courage to stand up for what is right after she discovers a door to wonderful land where she […]

Take Care of Your Body with Organic and Natural Feminine Hygiene Products

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I am a label reader, I want to know every ingredient that comes into  my home. Are you the same way? Many products that come into our homes have ingredients listed, so why doesn’t feminine hygiene products? Seriously, these products come into very close contact with our bodies and we have no idea what is […]