SnapTotes Photo Satchel Handbag Mother’s Day Gift

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Meet SnapTotes In today's world of brand mania, what if there was a brand that was really all about you? Your memories. Your family. Your own creativity. That is what we set out to create with SnapTotes ... We focus on three things: Make It Fun Make It Easy Make It Great My SnapTotes Experience Let me tell you, I've gone through a lot of custom design service products over the last few years. Some are rather complicated and … [Read more...]

Sam’s Club Grim Grill Photo Contest

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Summertime is here, the weather is heating up and the grills are rolling out of garages everywhere filling the air with the scent of tasty burgers and sizzlin' hot dogs. But when you pulled out your grill, did it look something like this? Wouldn't you rather your grill looked more like this? I know I sure wish our grill was that nice. For the past few years our poor grill has been through a lot of family barbecues and could sure use a … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – Picnic Day with the Girls

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A couple of weeks ago I was tweeting the morning away and looking for suggestions on something to do that day. Well, a fellow tweeter said, "go have a picnic." And that's exactly what we did. While our son was at at school, hubs, the girls and I picked up some corn dogs from Sonic and went to our favorite park for a play day in the grass. The Setting The Corn Dog The Tree Climbing … [Read more...]

Tom and Jerry Tales: The Complete First Season on DVD Giveaway

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There’s no stopping them! Tom and Jerry recently returned to the TV limelight to continue their wham-bam winning streak of comic catastrophes and merry mouseadventures in the all-new series Tom and Jerry Tales. Join the pursuit with this terrific 2-Disc, 13-Episode Collection of their Complete First Season. Each episode features 3 cartoons chock-a-block with the familiar fur-flying, fun-packing chases, schemes and pranks that delight kids and … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Cheesecake with Nielsen-Massey Vanilla

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This past week I've been doing a lot of tweeting and facebook questioning, trying to find the perfect cheesecake recipe. With the help of a lot of experienced bakers (like Lori at My Wooden Spoon) and friends, I got plenty of helpful opinions and even more recipe variations. In the end, I just decided to wing it. LOL I know, that sounds strange, especially when it comes to baking, everything is about exact measurements and here I am just tossing … [Read more...]

Fruit20 Essentials Flavored Water


New to the Fruit20 Family ... Essentials Fortified in nutrients found in 2 servings of fruit, the uniquely refreshing pure waters nourish your body with vitamins, minerals and even 1 gram of fiber ... all with 0 calories. Available Flavors cranberry raspberry strawberry kiwi peach mango citrus blueberry pomegranate cherry acai Our Experience Without a doubt, one of the most difficult parts of maintaining a healthy diet and … [Read more...]

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire

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Two weeks ago, my son lied right to my face. He lied to his father, he lied to his teacher and lied again to cover up the first set of lies. I usually consider myself to be a pretty decent human lie detector, especially with my husband. Some people can do it with a straight face and others, after you've known them for awhile, it becomes clear as day. But my son is a different story. He got me. He sat there and laid out his lie so perfectly … [Read more...]

Mom’s Nite Out in Springfield, IL at White Oaks Mall

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Simon Malls is hosting an event, which will pay tribute to moms while providing a great social networking opportunity with fun interactive activities, live demonstrations and special discounts, giveaways and more in locations throughout the country, including Illinois. Orland Square, Orland Park, IL. (6:00pm – 9:00pm) Northwood Mall, Peoria, IL. (Contact mall for event details) White Oaks Mall, Springfield, IL. (6:00pm – … [Read more...]