Summer Travel Tips with Skype

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This post is sponsored by Skype Many of you know that our family loves to travel.  Whether it's just roaming around the state of Texas, embarking on a cruise ship or visiting family in Canada, it sometimes seems like when we are home we are … [Read more...]

This 4th of July, ‘Let Savings Ring’ with Walmart Family Mobile

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I’ve been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #Save4Summer #CollectiveBiasFor years our 4th of July was spent with great family friends.  The kids played, the grown ups talked, S'mores were … [Read more...]

Dental Health Crisis in Children: Prevention Tips

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My parents weren't big on enforcing dental health when I was growing up.  Because of that I was kind of lax in the whole brushing and flossing thing even well into my adult years.  After a very painful root canal, I knew that when I had children I … [Read more...]

Cedar Plank Sugar and Spice Salmon & Rainstorm Wine

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Take your dinner up a notch…Rainstorm Wines is pairing up with Copper River Salmon this season.  This long anticipated, highly prized, and VERY delicious salmon is getting a touch of Oregon vibrancy with a perfectly paired trio of wines: Rainstorm … [Read more...]

Penne Pasta Recipe with Mozzarella, Garlic, and Basil

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Founded in 1920, Emile Noël uses a time-tested artisanal production method. Its traditional presses—very old but carefully maintained —extract oil slowly and carefully. Unlike modern presses, the seeds don't get too hot and instead release their oil … [Read more...]

Secūr Solar Media Player the Solar Powered Phone Case That Protects Against Water, Drops and Dust

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Streaming music or playing a library of songs is one of the fastest ways to drain the battery life on a smartphone. But, while camping in the woods, relaxing in the backyard with friends or enjoying nature in another way the only music source … [Read more...]

4 Ways to Avoid and Get Out Of Travel Debt

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Traveling maybe one of your favorite hobbies and you may do it by plane, car, train, ship or even take a road trip. However, no matter how you are traveling, your finances take center stage.  The best and easiest way to avoid debt is to spend less … [Read more...]

4 Outfit Ideas For All Summer Activities

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June 21 marked the summer solstice, meaning summer is now officially upon us. Time for backyard BBQs, day-long beach trips, and extended weekends. School’s out and kids are flooding the neighborhood greenbelts and community pools. But even if you’re … [Read more...]

Summer Entertaining with Gail Pittman + Giveaway

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A few months ago I shared with you all a beautiful set of Gail Pittman Honeysuckle mugs.  I'm still using those mugs regularly because they really do give a cheery start to my days.  Plus even though they look so fancy with their hand painted design, … [Read more...]

Summer Sports Dental Injuries

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Approximately 8,000 children are treated at emergency rooms each day for sports-related injuries.  We often think of broken arms or concussions when we hear statistics like that, but it also includes teeth.  Jefferson Dental Clinics has a few tips … [Read more...]