Washable & Comfortable Dress-Up Clothes? Hello, Little Adventures! {Review}

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Disclosure:  I received the products below to review in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. My daughter loves to dress-up, and when I say loves I mean she dresses up multiple times a day, everyday.  We have so many dress-up dresses, its crazy, but she tends to change often because they are “scratchy.”  I’d say […]

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Exploring the 32,000 Animals at The Shedd Aquarium (Chicago, IL) {Review} @shedd_aquarium #sheddaquarium

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Disclosure:  I received complimentary tickets in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. There are tons of amazing places in Chicago that are a must-visit and the Shedd Aquarium is definitely one of them.  Recently I took my three kids (ages 3, 5 and 7) by myself and honestly we spent six hours there.  My kids […]

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Protecting Your Family’s Eyes From Blue Light {Infographic}

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Disclosure:  I will receive compensation and product in exchange for sharing my honest opinion and this information. The other day I was sitting on the couch with my laptop and I looked around at my family only to see all four of them engrossed in their own tablet, smartphone or the television.  Everyone we go […]

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Staying Healthy, Active and Safe Outside with Johnson & Johnson #HealthyEssentials #FIFA #spon


Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. Johnson & Johnson is making it easy this year for consumers to know what products to use and when.  They have grouped their products into helpful Healthy Essentials categories for easy browsing and shopping.  You can even PIN the groups on Pinterest to […]

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Getting My 3 Year Old Swimming With Some Help From Goldfish Swim School #GoldfishSwim

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Disclosure:  I received complimentary lessons in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. For the past 10 months or so, I have been taking my boys to Goldfish Swim School in St. Charles (IL) and love it there.  I did take my daughter there for six weeks, but she was so little I had to be […]

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Elf on the Shelf Birthday Celebration Game, Countdown and Chair Decorating Kit! {Review}

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Disclosure:  I received the products below to review in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. Did I say Elf on the Shelf and birthday in the same sentence?  Why yes I did!  Yes Elf on the Shelf now has a Birthday Countdown + Party Game and Chair Decoration Birthday Kit available.  Honestly I love both […]

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Staying at an Embassy Suites Hotel With a Family is a No-Brainer {Review}

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Disclosure:  I received a stay and gift card in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. Last month, my family and headed to downtown Chicago to stay at an Embassy Suites Hotel.  Now you may be wondering what is so special about Embassy Suites Hotels?  Well it really is a perfect hotel for families and with […]

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4 Giveaways Ending TONIGHT July 7th & 10 More to Enter!


Click on the Image to Enter Giveaway that ENDS TONIGHT! DVD “AXEL: The Biggest Little Hero” (Ends 7/7) Book “Delicious Memories: Recipes and Stories from the Chef Boyardee Family” (Ends 7/7) NewAir AB-850 84-Can Beverage Refrigerator – $250 Value (Ends 7/7) “The LEGO Movie” Blu-ray/DVD (Ends 7/7) Wonder Forge Games:  Frozen and Disney Planes (Ends 7/11) […]

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Raging Waves (Illinois’ Largest Waterpark) {Review} #WelcomeToSummer

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Disclosure:  My family received complimentary admission in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. Back in 2010 my family and I attended an awesome waterpark that somehow we forgot about.  Well we didn’t forget but I had a baby  shortly after and honestly a waterpark with a baby does not sound fun to me.  Well this year my […]

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