Recipe: Blue Cheese Coleslaw

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Blue Cheese Coleslaw Ingredients: 1 whole bag of coleslaw (I used the pre-mixed stuff) 1/2 bunch green onions 4 ounces blue cheese crumbles 1 cup sour cream 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 1/2 cup real crumbled bacon (I used the pre-packed crumbles but you could could it fresh and crumble it yourself) Olive oil Directions: Dice all […]

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KFC Dip’ems {Review} #HowDoYouKFC

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Disclosure:  I received gift certificates in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. Did you know that 95% of moms think it’s important for a family to connect over a meal?  In my house it can be crazy because my kids are picky and young and one has food allergies so I basically feel like a short order […]

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Bring Skylanders to Life, Thanks to @FritoLay @SkylandersGame #GoodFunForAll (& Giveaway Ends 8/1)


Disclosure:  Sponsored by Frito-Lay, all opinions are my own. Wouldn’t it be cool if you could bring Skylanders characters to life? What about the chance to win exclusive Skylanders prizes or just check out Skylanders content before your friends? Well Frito-Lay has partnered with the free mobile app Blippar to give fans an easy way […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Happy 3rd Birthday to My Baby Girl!

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Now You Know “Rio 2″ @FHEInsiders #Rio2Insiders (& Giveaway Ends 8/1)


Disclosure:  I am a Fox Home Ent Insider and will receive these DVDs to review in exchange for sharing this information. Rio 2 Rio 2 is flying to DVD and Blu-ray on July 15th! Get ready to shake your tail feathers! Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment takes you deep into the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest for […]

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SwimWays Pool Toys {Review} #SwimSteps

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Disclosure:  As a SwimWays Ambassador I receive products to review in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. If you have pool products, chances are they are are from the SwimWays brand.  I know for us at least almost all of our pool stuff is SwimWays and I didn’t even realize it!  They are a company […]

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Taking Advantage of Summer in Chicago & Being Prepared #HealthyEssentials #ad #Moms4JNJConsumer

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Disclosure:  This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. Weather in Chicago can be pretty crazy.  One […]

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SwimWays and Operation Smile – Our Pool Party With a Purpose

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Disclosure:  I received a few products in exchange for sharing this information. SwimWays has partnered with a great partner this year called Operation Smile.  Who is Operation Smile?  They are an international children’s medical charity whose mission is to heal children’s smiles.  Operation Smile provides free surgeries to repair cleft lip, cleft palate and other facial […]

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Hot New Books in June From Parragon Books {Review}

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Disclosure:  I recevived the products below to review in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. So last month I got the chance to check out some hot new books from Parragon Books.  I received some picture books for my youngest and some fun activity books for my boys! Who is Parragon Books? Parragon is one […]

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