Burlington Stores Annual Coat Drive

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Burlington Stores Annual Coat Drive Do you know what the difference between being alive and living life? I think some people forget the component that creates the difference is really compassion and the willingness to give of oneself. I support companies that offer people the opportunity to give. I love that Burlington Stores is willing to provide people who donate a coat 10% off their entire purchase with their annual "Warm Coats and Warm Hearts" coat drive. You simply head over to the ...

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Tips To Make Holiday Family Traditions More Special


Family traditions matter because it is how we build a strong bond with our family. It brings people together and is a great way to bridge the gap between generations and make its bond stronger. My childhood memories are filled with fond memories of helping my parents decorate the house for Christmas. We bought Christmas tree together and had lots of fun decorating it, then we will end the day with a warm cup of hot chocolate and cookies. Celebrating holidays isn't also complete without going to ...

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Holiday Shopping on a Budget

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Chase Ultimate Rewards for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.    I will tell you a big huge secret every year my husband doesn’t buy me any presents. I mean none. Yet, I get amazing gifts. I bet you are thinking why are they still married? Is he a thief? Does he re-gift? How does she get awesome presents from her favorite stores? Does he have a job she doesn’t know about? How does he take the money he has and make it work for him? How does he ...

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The Best Gifts For Photographers On Your List


When it's time to shop for gifts for photographers on your list, you can't go wrong with a Canon digital camera, camera accessories or even great new lenses.  Whether you are buying a new DSLR or great accessories for the photographer sticking with a brand that exemplifies quality is best.  Since we know the value and quality of Canon, it was easy to say yes to this sponsored post on behalf of Best Buy for Canon. Photography is one of my absolute favorite hobbies. I love having the ability to ...

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Tips For Finding The Best Camcorder For Your Family


As I plan for gift giving, I have struggled to find the best camcorder for our family.  Being able to take videos of the kids around the holidays is so important!  These are cherished memories for years to come, and these tips are just what I needed to make the choice that gave my family the best camcorder for our needs. Tips For Finding The Best Camcorder For Your Family Whether you are upgrading as a gift to yourself during the holiday season, or looking for the best camcorder to take on ...

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How The Gameband For Your Minecraft World Works


As my son ages, it is getting harder and harder to earn my coolness points but when my guy snapped this Gameband for his Minecraft world onto his wrist and exclaimed "This is freaking awesome" I knew I just became the coolest mom on the block. At least for today. I had already completed the registration and set up so when he pushed the button and that LED screen lit up so did his face. The LED screen on the Gameband displays an animation, the time, the date, and available free space. All of ...

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Minnie Mouse Combination Shower Head Review + A Giveaway!

Minnie Mouse Combination Shower Head

Minnie Mouse Combination Shower Head Review + A Giveaway! Shower time is one of my daughters favorite times of the day and so when I was given the chance to try the Minnie Mouse Combination Shower Head from Oxygenics I knew my daughter would be really excited! We are (as I'm sure most people are) big Disney fans and the Minnie Mouse Combination Shower Head helps us show our love for the mouse, ha!  ...

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Charmin A Holiday Tradition


“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Charmin. I received product samples and a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” Charmin A Holiday Tradition Okay let's get real. I mean we are talking about toilet paper. I will tell you what happened to me in the video below. I am sure it has happened to you as well. I often say there are a lot of traditions people have for the holidays. They go to parties, swap cookies, buy gifts for those in ...

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Holiday Party Ideas For Recipes Made Easy

Don't miss our Holiday Party Ideas For Recipes Made Easy! This post shares some great tips for staying in budget while hosting holiday events!

I love entertaining and these holiday party ideas are just the thing to make every event this year easier on my busy schedule.  With obligations all over the place, it can be hard to really feel focused and ready to tackle a holiday party.  I love any simple ideas that make things easier to manage, and with some help from my sponsor I have some great ideas to share with you! Holiday Party Ideas For Recipes Made Easy The holiday season is almost here! For me it truly is the most wonderful ...

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Tips For Handling Body Odor During Puberty In Boys

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As a parent, you don't want to think about dealing with puberty in boys.  There are dozens of scary to parents moments to consider, but they aren't all as tough to handle as you anticipate.  One thing that is easy to manage with most boys and teens is to manage body odor during this time. Tips For Handling Body Odor During Puberty In Boys At some point in time, all of us males experienced it: that rite of passage from childhood to manhood. I vividly recall being a boy, waking five minutes ...

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