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Tammy Litke is a Dallas area mom.  Blogging since 2008 she loves to watch movies, play video games, spend time in the kitchen, and go on Disney Cruises.  Between recipes and reviews you'll find many helpful and some just plain funny posts on her blog. Welcome, pull up a chair and stay for a while!

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Tuesday
Jul292014

Quick N' Easy Family Meals that Kids Will Love

So I'm actually getting a break this fall when it comes to that frazzled back to school time.  When you all are trying to squeeze in an extra hour everyday and wonder how in the world you're going to get dinner on the table in 45 minutes or less between homework and swimming lessons, I'm going to be relaxing ;)   There are some perks to being an empty nester!  But I've been there and done that. 

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Tuesday
Jul292014

Critically-Acclaimed Author to Give Away New Book in August

Heather Letto, author of the new young adult fiction book entitled Impervious  (Bookfish), is offering readers a chance to download her entire book for free, one chapter each day, during the month of August.

Just by reading the synopsis on the back cover I was pretty sure this would be something I would enjoy.  It shares a  popular dystopian theme with books like The Hunger Games and Divergent, which are popular in young adult fiction.

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Tuesday
Jul292014

Million Dollar Arm on Blu-ray 10/7

From the studio that brought you "Miracle" and "Remember the Titans" comes Disney's "Million Dollar Arm," an inspirational baseball story sliding home on Blu-ray™, Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD and On-Demand October 7th! Exciting bonus features include an alternate ending, deleted scenes, outtakes, "Training Camp," "Million Dollar Music by A.R. Rahman," and more!

Based on a true story, sports agent JB Bernstein (Jon Hamm) finds that business has changed and things aren’t going well for his career. In a last ditch effort to save his livelihood he concocts a scheme to find baseball’s next great pitching ace.

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Monday
Jul282014

Family Talk About Drinking - Coaching Your Young Adult When They Leave for College

If you remember, back in April and May I did a few blog posts about the Anheuser-Busch Family Talk About Drinking program. That was just right around the time that our daughter was preparing to graduate from high school.

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Monday
Jul282014

Bombinizz the Must Have Accessory for Your College Freshman

If you need to complete your college freshman's dorm room shopping, Bombinizz is a practical accessory that is perfect for transporting their pillow from school to home and vice versa.  It's not surprising at all that a Mom started this home-grown business when she found a need for a storage solution for her children's pillow on their outings.  We've all seen our kids juggling bags of all sizes when they're going for a sleepover, to camp or their dorm rooms.  They try to tuck that unwieldly pillow under their arm and inevitably it ends up on the ground, covered in dirt and germs.

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Monday
Jul282014

Marvel's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

I am SO excited for this weekend.  Family movie night is moving from the living room to the Big Screen!  Because we're headed to the theater to see Marvel's GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY.  It's not often a movie gets 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, and I can just predict that this one is going to blow up the box office records!

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Sunday
Jul272014

DreamWorks Pictures' THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY - Featurette

THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY stars Helen Mirren and is produced by Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey and Juliet Blake. The film opens in theatres everywhere August 8th.

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Saturday
Jul262014

Little Caesars Lunch & Laugh Sweepstakes + Giveaway

Earlier this year I shared with you all about Little Caesars $5 HOT-N-READY Lunch Combo.  Since we eat pizza a couple of times a month the affordable offerings from Little Caesars allows us to save a little more (well actually we're just putting what we're not spending on pizza towards our daughter's college expenses ). 

The $5 Lunch Combo, features four slices of Little Caesars Detroit-style DEEP!DEEP! Dish pizza, paired with a 20-ounce Pepsi product. The $5 Lunch Combo is available HOT-N-READY every day from 11AM to 2PM at participating locations, plus tax.  Now is that a deal or what?!

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Friday
Jul252014

DIY Pallet Art

If you spend a lot of time on Pinterest you'll know that Pallet Art is a big thing right now.  I've always wanted to make an art piece like that, but I'm not very creative.  Luckily for me, our church started doing a Pinterest Party one night a month this summer and the project for July was Pallet Art.  It was so fun to do and while mine isn't by any means up to the creativity and skill of some of the ladies' pieces, I placed it proudly in our Texas themed guest bedroom.

What you'll need to make a pallet art piece similar to mine is:

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Friday
Jul252014

First Things First Family Prize Pack Giveaway

Summer is all about family and spending quality time with the ones you love. And the more skills you develop the more time you invest in your family and your relationships. First Things First (FTF) is an award winning not-for-profit organization dedicated to strengthening families.

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