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5 Tips for Healthy, Glowing Skin During Cold Weather

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With cooler weather here, our skin can become dry and flaky in no time due to forced air heat indoors and extreme cold wind chills outside. It is time to switch up your skincare routine to have healthy, glowing skin the during cold weather of Fall and Winter. Below are a tips to avoid dry, […]

Boo at the Akron Zoo is this Weekend

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Are you looking for a safe trick or treating option in the Akron, Ohio area? Dress your little ghosts and goblins up in their Halloween costumes and head to the Boo at the Akron Zoo this weekend. There are plenty of treat stations where your kids can trick or treat plus all of the fun […]

Get Runway-Inspired Looks for Real Life by Elie Tahari at Kohl’s

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Elie Tahari is known for modern, feminine and sophisticated fashion. With Kohl’s partnership with DesigNation, you too can have the latest runway-inspired looks made for real life. Yes, at Kohl’s for a limited time! The Elie Tahari Collection for DesigNation at Kohl’s was inspired by the urban-chic vibe of New York City. Elie Tahari should […]

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

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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

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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 […]