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Communicating with teens Was it easier to be a parent years ago? This post is sponsored by the Center for Parent and Teen Communication.  All opinions, thoughts, and memories are my own. THEN I remember when you used to stand next to me, on a step stool, and help me […]

Communicating with teens


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Essential Oil Diffuser Have you tried essential oils? We use them occasionally for various ailments. My favorite oil is peppermint, it works naturally to cure my headaches. I rub a little bit of peppermint on my temples and anywhere else my head is hurting and I can feel it help […]

Essential Oil Diffuser



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Best Gaming Headset  This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Turtle Beach My kids all love gaming and so does my husband! I bet our dog Molly wishes she could hold a controller and wear a headset so she could join in the fun too! We have tried […]

Best Gaming Headset


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Pet care made easier with Chewy.com Saving time and money are my two favorite things. The easiest way for me to save time is to order things online. This is a life-saving technique for busy Moms. But, I refuse to order online unless I am getting a great deal. With online […]

Pet care made easier with Chewy.com


Keep your kids safe on their devices. Copy this contract and learn about the Verizon Smart Family App 24
Internet Safety for Kids What is the best way to keep your kids safe on their online devices? Does your child have a device where they can connect to the internet? Parents are faced with kids using electronic devices at very young ages. But, how do we keep our kids […]

Internet Safety for Kids



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The kitchen appliance I cannot live without Kitchen appliances are very important in both my home and in my school lunch program. Many kitchen appliances come and go and stay on the shelf year after year. But there is one appliance that I have used regularly for the past 20 years and […]

The kitchen appliance I cannot live without


Back to School Essentials from Justice, backpack, lunchbox, pencil case and wristlet in Pink Perfection 26
This post is sponsored by Babblebox on behalf of Justice Back to School Essentials What back to school essentials do you need this year? We are gearing up for the new school year and we found everything my daughter needs at Justice. If you have a daughter, you have probably been […]

Back to School Essentials


summer snacks: Roséade made with Cavit Rosé and Lemonade and My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream 38
This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com Summer Snacks Hot weather and longer days are in our future. Summer is here and we need to find a way to stay cool and happy. Today I have two ways for you to enjoy a summer cocktail. Roséade is a sweet drink made with […]

Summer Snacks with Roseade and Mochi Ice Cream