The Time I Took My Four-Year-Old to a Haunted House

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I took my four-year-old to a haunted house for the first time this past weekend. She got scared, and I loved every minute of it. I do realize that may sound a bit cruel. What parent would want to scare the kid senseless? Me, of course! But all jokes aside, there is a lesson to […]

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Get Connected: Walgreens Rewards for Setting Health Goals

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BalanceRewards #Collectivebias It’s been a little over a year since I gave birth to Baby O, and shedding the post pregnancy weight has been a challenge. I had to get into a mind set that I was no […]

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How We Spent Labor Day Weekend

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It’s the unofficial end to summer, and while most people flock to the beaches over Labor Day weekend, we chose to avoid it all together because of the crowds. With all the heat and humidity, we wanted to get the kids out of the house. There was no point having them cooped up inside all day. I did […]

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Video: My Husband and I Recap Our Family Vacation (Bloopers)

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It’s not often that my hubby makes an appearance. I’m still trying to get him to write a guest post on my blog. But, he actually did something even better! He sat down with me to chat about our recent family vacation. We share tips on traveling with kids. I also included bloopers toward the […]

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6 Tips For Planning an Amazing Theme Park Vacation

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Now that the summer is winding down, I thought is would be a great idea to wrap up the season with an amazing theme park vacation. As the fifth installment to our Family Fun Summer Series, my hubby and I decided to take the kids to Sesame Place in Pennsylvania. Here’s a wrap up along with […]

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Family Fun Summer Series: Salute to America

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It’s not everyday we get to take the kiddos to see a concert and fireworks. This weekend my hubby and I did just that. For our “Family Fun Summer Series,” we thought the kids would enjoy it. Besides, it was free! Well, actually our tax dollars fund these types of events. But, whatever. The town hosts different […]

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Family Fun Summer Series: 4th of July Weekend Beach Trip

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Our annual Family Fun Summer Series got off to a late start this year. Baby O has been a little under the weather, so we’ve had to keep things pretty simple. Plus, we’ve had a ton of parties and other events to attend these past few weekends. Now that everything has simmered down a bit, […]

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End of School & Gearing Up For Summer Fun

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I don’t know where the time went. After a brutal winter, the months have been flying by. It’s the last week of school and the kids are so excited. It’s a good thing my hubby reminded me about getting something for the kids’ teachers. I was able to run out yesterday to pick up something […]

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It took 10 years to hear him say this

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If you grew up watching of the Cosby show, then you’ll remember Heathcliff Huxtable trying to fix everything. That’s exactly how my husband has been throughout our entire marriage. We bought our house ten years ago and he’s always insisted on repairing everything himself. When it came to painting the house, he insisted on doing […]

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Do you think Stay-At-Home Moms Have it Easy?

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I can’t front. There are times when I fantasize about being a stay-home-mom. How hard can it be? All you have to do is feed them, change their diapers, and put them down for nap time. You also have to make sure they don’t hurt themselves or destroy the house. Think that’s easy? Think again! […]

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Photos: Now This is How You Have Fun!

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The day began like most Saturday mornings – breakfast followed by cleaning the house. The plan was to then head outside and enjoy the nice warm summer like weather. But, the kids wanted to have fun being pulled around the house in Princess’s Doc McStuffins wagon instead. Baby O had a kick out of it. I […]

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A Travel Day to Remember (Part 4)

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A Travel Day to Remember (Part 1) A Travel Day to Remember (Part 2) A travel Day to Remember (Part 3) Even though we were given the green light to board the plane, we were far from being out of the woods. Princess’s cries quickly turned to laughter. Once we boarded, I searched around for […]

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A Travel Day to Remember (Part 3)

A Travel Day to Remember (Part 1) A Travel Day to Remember (Part 2) The hours past by so slowly. It was worse than watching paint dry. Every time I looked at my cell, I felt anxiety. Hours eventually turned to minutes, and then it was time to board. At first I thought we had […]

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Must See: Easter Photos 2014

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It’s been a pretty busy week. We just got back from vacation, and have a lot of ground to cover. In addition to playing catch up, I’m dealing with a horrible sinus infection. As if I haven’t gone through enough already. I explain more in my vacation recap. In the meantime, I thought I’d wish […]

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A Travel Day to Remember (Part 2)

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A Travel Day to Remember (Part 1) We were hell bent on making this flight. The thought of having to wait for another gave me anxiety. From a distance we saw a crowd of people who appeared to be waiting to board the aircraft. “We got this,” I thought to myself. Once we arrived at […]

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