My Favorite WordPress Plugins

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There are tons of WordPress plugins out there and I have tried a bunch, but here are the ones I have found to be the most helpful for me and my blog: Akismet: Protects your blog from comment and trackback spam. Broken Link Checker: Checks your blog for broken links and missing images and notifies […]

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7 Giveaways Ending Tonight & 15 More to Enter!

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(Click on the Image to Enter Giveaway that ENDS TONIGHT! Attribute Apples from Learning Resources (Ends 5/4) Bobble Bots Moshi Monsters Starter Set (Ends 5/4) Big G Cereals Curvy Straws Prize Pack (Ends 5/4) The Rainy Day Facebook Frenzy ($200 Paypal Cash Giveaway Ends 5/4) DVD: “Jake & the Never Land Pirates: Peter Pan Returns” […]

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Have Unused Visa/Mastercard/AMEX Gift Card Balances?

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  I seem to be getting more rebates and gifts in general in the form of those Visa/Mastercard/American Express Gift Cards.  Whether it be $5 or $25 (or hopefully more) I have a love-hate relationship with them.  You can’t use them at the gas station because they can’t per-authorize on them and if I don’t […]

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Can’t Remember Whose Gamepiece is Whose?


Okay I know this is probably super cheesy but we had such a hard time remembering who was who in Candyland so I cut out and taped pictures on the gamepieces.  This was a super quick fix that I did in a matter of minutes.  I am going to glue the faces on for a […]

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What Are Your “Bad” Words?


So my boys are 3 and 5 so their vocabulary is not too big yet, but it is getting there.  They both go to preschool and take the bus, which they are bringing home little songs and words that I’d rather them not.  Like one about pulling their fingers to watch a toilet flush? Some […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Last Year at Disney…

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DVD Review: “Fireman Sam: Rescue on the Water”

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Fireman Sam: Rescue on the Water Released: April 3, 2012 Studio: Lionsgate / HIT Entertainment Running Time: 55 minutes ABOUT: On land, in water and everywhere in between, you can always count on Fireman Sam to save the day and bring the fun along, too! Join Fireman Sam, his courageous fire brigade and the citizens […]

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Recipe: Roasted Asparagus


INGREDIENTS: 1 lb. asparagus 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoons coarse Kosher salt (or Sea Salt) 1 teaspoon, freshly ground black pepper DIRECTIONS: Heat oven to 425 degrees. Snap off hard ends of asparagus. Toss with olive oil, kosher salt, and pepper. Place in a single layer on a cookie sheet. Bake for 8 minutes […]

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DVD Review: “Shaun the Sheep: Shear Madness”

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Shaun the Sheep: Shear Madness Released: April 17, 2012 Studio: Lionsgate / HIT Entertainment Running Time: 45 minutes ABOUT: “Sheep and Pigs and Aliens, oh my! It’s madness in the meadow with Shaun the Sheep and his flock of mischievous merrymakers! Shaun expertly stops the pigs from running amuck and turning the farm into a […]

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