Celebrating Our Independence Day

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Can you believe that Fourth of July is almost here?  I don’t know about you, but this year is just flying by.  With that being said, I can tell you that I have a LOT of photos in my phone from pictures I took of our family spending time and doing fun stuff together.  Not to […]

Honeywell Wi-Fi Thermostat Review & Giveaway

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You’re on your way to an appointment or you’ve just left for a family vacation and think to yourself, “Did I turn off the heater?” If you’re like me, you start worrying that you left it on and are gonna come back to a yucky gas bill. Well, I can tell you we don’t have […]

One Screen Is Not Enough…Catch It All at Best Buy

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We are definitely in a world filled with technology.  I don’t know about you, but I am always using technology!  Whether it’s checking emails or writing blog posts on my laptop, watching the news or my favorite shows on our HDTV, playing games on the tablet, or talking and texting on the phone  - technology […]

Panasonic JetForce Bagless Vacuum

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I will be the first to admit that cleaning is definitely not my favorite thing in life to do.  However, I will also admit that I love a freshly vacuumed floor – especially where I can see the vacuum marks.  Do you know what I’m talking about?  It’s like when I see those, I KNOW […]

Fill Your Home with Music with Audio Fest at Best Buy

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In our family, we love to listen to music!  Whether it’s in the car or at home, you’ll almost always find some sort of music playing throughout the day.  If you or your family loves to listen to music as much as we do, now is the time to go and check out Best Buy! […]

VTech “Hub of the Home” Phone Review + $100 Walmart Gift Card Giveaway

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Do you have a landline?  Are you looking for a house phone that can meet everyone’s needs in your family?  If so, then let me introduce you to the VTech “Hub of the Home” functional phone system.  This “Hub of the Home” phone system features a dial-in base and multi-handset bundles to give you a […]

Sprint Blogger’s Event in the Bay Area

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Thanks to Mom Central, I had the opportunity to attend the 2013 Sprint Blogger’s Event in the Bay Area.  I headed to the Sprint Collaboration Center in Burlingame, California and hung out with bloggers (like Margaret of Margs World, Dawn from Mama Harris’ Kitchen and Emelia of Half Crazy Mama) and the Sprint team.  We […]

Baby Review: The New Age of Baby Monitors

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of VTech Communications for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. From the moment you find out you are pregnant with your child, you want nothing but the best for him or her.  One of the brands I have come to trust and use in our […]

Kidoodle.TV – Television Built for Kids & Approved By Parents

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Winter break is here and the kids are out of school.  With new gifts and a warm home, our kids have a tendency to want to hang out more inside than outside.  I have to admit that during the holidays, we see an increased amount of television watching and game playing, especially with both Frank […]

Holiday Gift Guide: VTech InnoTab 3S

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There are only a few more days until Christmas!  Can you believe it?  With all the toys and games out there, it can pretty dang overwhelming to pick out a gift you know your child will love.  I know that when Frank and I look for gifts for our kids, we look for gifts that […]

‘Twas the Night Before Stanley: An Instagram Storybook Created by Verizon FiOS


I love the story, The Night Before Christmas, and read it to our family every Christmas Eve before we go to bed.  After all, that’s what my parents did when I was younger.  So when I heard that Verizon FiOS created an Instagram Storybook called “Twas the Night Before Stanley,” I had to check it out! […]

Zact Mobile Makes It Easy to Keep in Touch with Family & Friends This Holiday Season

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  This holiday season, there will be any tweens and teens who will be asking for a smartphone as the #1 item on their holiday wish list.  As parents, we want to give our children the independence of having a mobile phone without the worry of overuse, excessive texting and data bills, as well as […]

Holiday Gift Guide: Decorate Your Home with Holiday Music via Soundfreaq

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I love the holidays – filled with smiling faces, friendly attitudes, lights, presents and especially music!  I have to admit, I would love to start listening to holiday music before it’s even Halloween, but I try to wait until at least November 1st.  It’s not always easy, but I do it.  I love the way […]

Best Buy Mobile Specialty Stores + Zact


  Have you cut your landlines already and replaced them with smartphones?  Are you annoyed with the high monthly bills that come with smartphones?  There’s a new option for you.  Just in time for the holiday season, Best Buy is excited to launch a no contract smart mobile service with nationwide coverage that lets you […]

Get Fit & Look Fashionable with Shine from Best Buy


When I was a little girl, I would constantly hear the nickname, “Skinny Minny.”  Well, three beautiful boys and 34 years later, I find that I don’t really fit that same nickname.  Life has caught up with me.  I have hips, love handles and have even become somewhat insecure about certain “fatty” areas of my […]