The Orkin “Scientific Fact or Scientific Fake” #OrkinMan (& Giveaway Ends 9/1)

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Disclosure: I did not receive anything for this post but didn’t want my readers to miss out. “Daddy longlegs are poisonous.” “Mosquitoes prefer adults over children.” “Ants can survive underwater.” You’ve heard the myths about bugs before. Do you know what’s fact and what’s fake? Take Orkin’s Scientific Fact or Scientific Fake™ Quiz to test […]

Getting Organized the “Old Fashioned” Way With Erin Condren {Review} (& Giveaway Ends 9/5)

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 Disclosure:  I received the product below to review in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. Don’t get me wrong I love technology and embrace it to the fullest, but I am also a pen and paper kinda girl when it comes to staying organized.  I like to write down notes on actual paper instead of […]

On-the-Go Snacking With Frito-Lay & Bringing Skylanders® to Life @FritoLay @SkylandersGame #GoodFunForAll

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Disclosure:  Sponsored by Frito-Lay, all opinions are my own. My family and I have been going on lots of adventures this summer from water parks to theme parks to the zoo to just walking to the park.  I have become quite the snack packer for our little trips as eating out at all of them can […]

Helping Classrooms & Saving Money @GreatClips @Adopt_classroom #sp #GREATLIST


Disclosure:  Thanks to Great Clips for sponsoring today’s discussion. Did you know on average teachers spend as much as $1000  of their own money just to make sure their students have the resources they need to learn?  Well one company wants to help teachers stock up on supplies and update their classrooms, as well as […]

“Back to Pre-School” Benefits of Pretend Play (& Frozen Inspired Prize Pack US/CAN Giveaway Ends 9/3)

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Disclosure:  I will receive the same prize pack from below in exchange for sharing this information. My 3 year daughter’s favorite activity is pretend play, specifically dressing up.  Something about putting on a costume and assuming the role of someone else is pretty cool to her, and it was to my boys as well.  It’s funny […]

Want to Win a Private Lesson with a LEGO Master Model Builder? #IWantToBuild

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Disclosure: I received complimentary tickets in exchange for sharing this information. LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago has a new online photo contest called #IWantToBuild for a chance to  win a private lesson with our Master Model Builder, David Howard, and build the LEGO model of your dreams! Whether it be a giraffe, a freight train, the Eiffel Tower or […]

LeapFrog LeapPad 3 {Review}

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Disclosure:  I received this product to review in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. We have been a Leapfrog family since my kids were born and honestly I couldn’t even tell you how many Leapfrog products we own, too many to count.  One product though that my kids use daily are their LeapPad tablets. From the […]

3 Giveaways Ending TONIGHT August 18th & 15 More to Enter!


Click on the Image to Enter Giveaway that ENDS TONIGHT! DVD “Nickelodeon: Heroes in Action” (Ends 8/18) Granite Gold Cleaner Prize Pack (Ends 8/18) DVD “Rugrats: Reptar Returns” (Ends 8/18)   $25 Walmart GC (Ends 8/20) Little Caesars $20 Gift Card & Hat (Ends 8/22) DVD “Barney: A Super Dee-Duper Day” (Ends 8/22) DVD “Peppa Pig: The […]

Our “Day Out with Thomas: The Thrill of the Ride Tour 2014″ {Union, IL} #dayoutwiththomas #dowt #ThomasTime

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Disclosure:  I received complimentary tickets in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. My family has gone now the last three years and even though my boys don’t really play with their trains anymore, they said of course they wanted to go again this year!  Really this is an event for the whole family and I admit […]