Marvel Universe Live – A Fun Family Experience #MUL

Marvel Universe Live A Fun Family Experience #MUL My family had the opportunity to go see Marvel Universe Live and it was FANTASTIC!! We … [Continue Reading]

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Advice on Motherhood and Balance with Fergie #Fergie #AMAs #ABCTVEvent #RockinEve

  Advice on Motherhood and Balance with Fergie #Fergie #AMAs #ABCTVEvent #RockinEve While I was in Los Angeles a few weeks ago we had … [Continue Reading]

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My Dancing with the Stars Experience #DWTS #ABCTVEvent

  My Dancing with the Stars Experience #DWTS #ABCTVEvent I remember about 9 years ago -  June 1, 2005 to be exact - when this brand … [Continue Reading]

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Voicing Baymax from BIG HERO 6 at Disney Animation Studios #BigHero6Event

  Voicing Baymax from BIG HERO 6 at Disney Animation Studios #BigHero6Event Do you have a dream job?  I have to admit my job now is … [Continue Reading]

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Tasty Apple Dip – The Perfect Fall Treat

  Tasty Apple Dip - The Perfect Fall Treat I love being a part of the #NorthIowaBloggers for so many reasons and I'm so appreciative that … [Continue Reading]

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Meeting Tanya Holland at Sunset Savor Food & Wine Festival

  Last month I was able to attend the Sunset SAVOR the food and wine festival. The main event was at the historic Santa Margarita Ranch in … [Continue Reading]

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Fall Fun at Enchanted Acres

  Fall Fun at Enchanted Acres I am so excited that Fall is here! Growing up in south Florida we didn't really have seasons. Okay, we had … [Continue Reading]

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Sunset The Great Outdoors Cookbook: Adventures in Cooking Under the Open Sky

  *I received a copy of  Sunset Magazine's BBQ Cookbook - The Great Outdoors Cookbook to facilitate my review. All thoughts are 100% honest and my … [Continue Reading]

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Vegan & Gluten Free Mac and Cheese

  Vegan & Gluten Free Mac and Cheese Recipe There is something so comforting about Mac and Cheese. I'm not sure what it is about it. Maybe … [Continue Reading]

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Cheesy Bacon & Chive Dip Recipe – Simple and Inexpensive with help from Kraft Coupons

  *This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PackedWithSavings … [Continue Reading]

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Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

  Buffalo Cauliflower Bites I've been successfully eating clean for 2 weeks now. I will tell you that I have had quite a bit more energy and … [Continue Reading]

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I ran the Color Run Kaleidoscope Tour!

  *I received two registrations to the Color Run Kaleidoscope Tour to facilitate my review. All thoughts are 100% honest and my own. … [Continue Reading]

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7 Experiential Gift Ideas for the Holidays

7 Experiential Gift Ideas for the Holidays

  7 Experiential Gift Ideas for the Holidays Do you have any one in the family that has everything? If there’s something they want they buy it.  What about a friend or mom you want to surprise but aren’t sure what they like.  I love the idea of giving an experiences.  I’ve found lots of […]

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Grid Iron Grill – My Favorite Lunch Stop in Webster City

  Grid Iron Grill My Favorite Lunch Stop in Webster City   This past Saturday I spent the day in Webster City, IA with my fellow #NorthIowaBloggers. We had a full day of fun (watch for more posts coming) and I was starving!  We stopped for lunch at the Grid Iron Grill and Sports Lounge. […]

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Wreath Making at Carlson Tree Farm

  Wreath Making at Carlson Tree Farm “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas”  Christmas is my favorite holiday but I’m not “seeing” it this year.  First, we have zero snow on the ground. All the snow has melted and the weather has been super foggy all week long.  Also, I haven’t put up […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Pumpkin Trifle

  12 Days of Christmas Pumpkin Trifle Here’s another delicious dessert for you. I really love the smell of pumpkin and this looks so easy! I’m excited to try it. Welcome to our first annual 12 days of Christmas desserts. Cookies, cakes and breads are the norm for the holidays. I am always looking for […]

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Creativity comes Alive at Kelly Gau Studio

  Creativity comes Alive at Kelly Gau Studio One of my favorite things to do is spend time painting and crafting. I love to create; for me it’s fun and relaxing.  One of my favorite places to create is at Kelly Gau Studio. Kelly is one of my favorite people both as a person and […]

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The Hottest Apps and Accessories to Make the Holidays Special

The Hottest Apps and Accessories to Make the Holidays Special   It seems like now a days everyone has a smart phone – from grandmas down to grade schoolers.  Phones are great for people to get a hold of you as well as a source of entertainment. Thinking of getting your kids a cellphone? Here is […]

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Having your Party at SkyZone is a Slam Dunk

    Having your Party at SkyZone is a Slam Dunk Whether you are looking for a great way to burn off a ton of energy for your younger jumpers or daring teen stunters – SkyZone provides a variety of activities to keep your kids moving. Our crew had a great time visiting the Fort […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars

  12 Days of Christmas Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars Yum, I am loving all these desserts from our 12 Days of Christmas. This one is one of my favorite combinations. I just love Chocolate and Peanut Butter!! This one looks so yummy! Chocolate and Peanut Butter are a match made in Heaven. Make them into […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Peppermint Divinity

  12 Days of Christmas Peppermint Divinity   I love peppermint almost as much as I love chocolate. Here’s another delicious Christmas Dessert. Do you have tried and true family recipes that you make every Christmas? We all know the true reason for the season, but I also totally use it as an excuse to […]

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Themed Christmas Stocking for my Hubby – Freedom to be Spontaneous

  Themed Christmas Stocking for my Hubby Freedom to be Spontaneous Christmas is my favorite holiday of all.  I really love finding the something for everyone and seeing their reaction when they open up their presents.  I spend months hunting until I have found that “perfect gift” for everyone on my list.  Believe it or not […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Chocolate Chip Bacon Cookies

  12 Days of Christmas Chocolate Chip Bacon Cookies We love to eat during the holidays and these cookies have become a tradition at our holiday gatherings.  Chocolate is awesome and bacon is awesome, but together? Let me reassure you, these cookies are amazing! Chocolate and Bacon may sound a little crazy, but it’s the […]

Homemade Pumpkin Bars with Candied Pecan Topping

12 Days of Christmas – Homemade Pumpkin Bars with Candied Pecan Topping

  12 Days of Christmas Homemade Pumpkin Bars with Candied Pecan Topping Can you believe all the deliciousness? We’re only half way through our 12 Days of Christmas Desserts!  Here is another fabulous additon! Today we’re making Homemade Pumpkin Bars with Candied Pecan Topping.  This is on the menu this year because it is a simple […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Cranberry Eggnog Cheesecake

  12 Days of Christmas Cranberry Eggnog Cheesecake Growing up I remember my Grandma and Dad getting Eggnog every year around Christmas. I think this is such a unique combination and I’m excited to try it. Christmas is such a lovely time to get together with family and friends and enjoy a sweet treat, isn’t […]

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Giving Back to the Community at Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank

  Giving Back to the Community at Hawkeye Harvest Food Bank with the #NorthIowaBloggers When I look at my life I have to say I’m pretty fortunate. I don’t get everything I want and I don’t have brand new everything but I do have what I need including a roof over my head and food […]

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Olaf’s Frozen Snow Fudge #SweetWorksHoliday + Giveaway

  *This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me by Sweetworks. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. Olaf’s Frozen Snow Fudge #SweetWorksHoliday Christmas is my favorite time of year.  I love decorating and baking for the holidays and I have so much fun giving presents. This […]