Madame Irma Watches Teaches Kids to Tell Time in Style

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We received a complimentary Madame Irma watch in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Until they’ve mastered numbers, understanding time is a really hard concept for kids to grasp. They have no idea how long an hour or even twenty minutes is, and so they ask again, and again, and again. The co-founder of Madame Irma watches found that his children and many of his friend’s children also found it difficult relating things to time. To fix this problem, he decided to create a new child-friendly way to understand time even if they haven’t mastered numbers […] Read more »

Relieve Your Sensitive Teeth with Colgate® Sensitivity Toothbrush + Built-In Sensitivity Relief Pen

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Colgate® Enamel Health™. All opinions are 100% mine. If you have sensitive teeth, you know that it can make eating some of your favorite foods a bit of a nightmare. There’s really little worse than that zapping feeling that goes through your entire mouth when you hit a sensitive spot! It kind of feels like chewing on tin foil. You know, like when you’re eating a piece of candy and you didn’t get all the wrapping off, and that foil hits your tooth? Well, for people with sensitive teeth, […] Read more »

HP Envy Touchsmart Laptop at Best Buy: A Gamer’s Dream! #AMDFX

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I have been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Ask my son what he wants to be when he grows up and he’ll tell you “a video game designer.” One day, I actually found filling out an online college application to a school with a great design program. He’s 9. I told him he has to finish elementary school first! Between now and then, he spends plenty of time “researching” for his future career. Basically, he plays games. Graphic-intense games that require a good machine. I’m always […] Read more »

Contigo: Where Sippy Cups Go to Grow Up + Gizmo Sip Water Bottle Giveaway #SpillProofGizmo

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This post is brought to you by Contigo Gizmo Sip Water Bottle. All opinions are my own. If ever there was a magical land where sippy cups go to grow up, it’s Contigo. I’ve been using their cups for my son ever since I realized he was too old for a sippy cup. See, he actually prefers the style of a spill-proof cup. I definitely prefer them because I don’t have to clean up messes. But I can’t very well have my school-age son walking around drinking out of a sippy cup made for infants, now can I? Contigo Gizmo Sip Water Bottle […] Read more »

The Power of Home Equity

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This post is written and sponsored by U.S. Bank. Seems you’ve got a bit of a dilemma on your hands. That big project you’ve had in your head for what feels like forever is now actually coming together on paper and just waiting to be started. You have the time to do it and – best of all? – you want to do it. There’s just one problem. You need funds, because without them, your dream project stays on hold. But fear not! If you’re a homeowner, and have equity in your home, you may have some options. One possible […] Read more »

Get to Know the Characters of All Hail King Julien!

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Remember that cool lemur, King Julien, from the Madagascar series? Well, he thought it was a bit unfair that the Penguins got all the airplay with movies and TV series. So he took his party on over to Netflix, showed them a few new dance moves and convinced them to give him his very own series! Now, as of April 3, you can start streaming episodes of  All Hail King Julien and get the party started in your own house! I’ll tell you a bit more about that in a minute, but first, let’s get to know the characters of All Hail […] Read more »

Together We Care About Nurses with Johnson & Johnson #TogetherWeCare

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Johnson & Johnson Family of Consumer Companies for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. My family is very passionate about promoting the appreciation of nurses. Did you know that I was a nursing student? I made it through a few semesters but left towards the end of the program due to personal reasons. It was a challenging program and a little difficult with a toddler at home, especially when I was essentially a single mom! My aunt, on the other hand, dedicated her life to the medical field. She […] Read more »

Enjoy this Awesome Excerpt of The Andromedans by Elizabeth Lang

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Yesterday I shared with you the release of the Andromedans, the third book in the Empire Series by Elizabeth Lang. Be sure to check out that post. It has a chance for you to win singed copies and a Boogie board! Today, I’m sharing an excerpt from the Andromedans, so you can get a little taste! BUY IT ON AMAZON The Andromedans Excerpt The Ore Shack had never been Kali’s home, not even a temporary one. It was a means to an end. “Kali!” The cheerful face of Adrian’s former personal assistant greeted her when she shimmered into view on the […] Read more »

Cool Kid Tees Make Perfect Gifts for Moms, Dads & Veterans!

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Looking for a great gift idea that works for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and even Memorial Day? How about a gift that encourages creativity and gives something back to the men and women who protect us? Let me introduce you to Cool Kid Tees. I received a complimentary kit in exchange for an honest review. Cool Kid Tees: An Expression of Love The Cool Kid Tees says it’s not just a t-shirt, it’s an expression of a child’s love, and that’s true.  The concept sprang from one little girl, who took her father’s work shirt and decorated for him. Her father, […] Read more »

Festive Grilled Mini Turkey Taco Patties made Easy with AllWhites Egg Whites #AllWhitesEggWhites

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of AllWhites Egg Whites. All opinions are 100% mine. I think by now we all know that I’m not exactly a culinary genius, right? Up until about two years ago, the closest to “homemade” I got was mixing two boxes of something and calling it an “invention.” Well, the other night, AllWhites Egg Whites made even a novice like me feel like a real master in the kitchen! I am SO proud of these Grilled Mini Turkey Taco Patties and the colorful corn relish topping. I couldn’t have done it […] Read more »