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A selection of posts dealing with living a family friendly lifestyle. Includes posts about homemaking, entertaining and fashion/beauty.

The Best Gifts for Every Grown-Ass Woman In Your Life

Don’t be confused about what women really want. We love practicality when it’s laced with a little bit of charm. We enjoy an inside joke as well as something that inspires. Get it right, and we’ll love you forever. Get it wrong, and we’re not likely to let you forget. Check out these perfectly acceptable gifts for the woman in your life, and know that you can’t really go wrong with any of them.

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Holiday Gift Idea: JLab Headphones: #1 True Wireless Headphones Under $100

Do you or someone you know love music or sports? Do you love an awesome sound experience when watching or playing? Or maybe you’re a traveler that expects a high-quality sound experience from your tech? The JLab #1 True Wireless Air Family are the perfect fit for any lifestyle, which makes them the perfect gift for you or anyone else this holiday season.

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I Spent Years Working Toward a Better Credit Score, and It Really Paid Off

Seven years ago I had NO credit at all, and it took me years to figure out how to make it better. But you can learn from my mistakes and get the help you need now! Read our story and find out how to do in months what we took YEARS to figure out!

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Sennheiser M3 Momentum Wireless Headphones: Perfect for Moms on a Mission

I NEED to get in shape this winter, so I’m using walking as my main exercise. And I researched the best headphones to help me out! Sennheiser M3 Momentum Wireless Headphones from Best Buy are the BEST for moms like me who need form AND function to be top notch!

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A Real Review of Member’s Mark Premium Baby Diapers

As a mom of four boys, I know my way around a diaper. I can tell you which ones are great and which ones are not. And I can absolutely vouch that these Member’s Mark Premium Baby Diapers from Sam’s Club are the real deal. Soft, absorbent and cute, they are the best value and most bang for your buck! Come read all about why I love them so much!

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Your Favorite TV Moms Are Real Life Criminals

Say it ain’t so, Aunt Becky! Today it was revealed that Lori Loughlin, best known for her role as Aunt Becky on Full House, and Felicity Huffman (the over-stressed, smart-ass mom from Desperate Housewives) were both charged along with 48 others in a massive bribery scam involving some of the most elite colleges in the …

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How I Regained My Kissing Confidence

This post is brought to you by ProBiora™Health and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. For the longest time, I’ve been self-conscious about my breath. It’s never been particularly bad, mind you, but due to excessive coffee drinking and chronic reflux, I am forever turning my head away from my husband whenever he leans …

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The First Step to Fighting Obesity Isn’t Necessarily What You Think

I was compensated by Med-IQ through an educational grant from Novo Nordisk to write about the realities of obesity as a chronic disease. All opinions are my own. As a person who is currently meeting the clinical criteria for obesity, I have seen my share of judgement and negative talk. In fact, much of that …

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Experience the Magic of Harry Potter With New Dolls from Mattel!

This post is sponsored by Mattel, but all opinions are my own. Even though I was a full-on college-aged adult when HARRY POTTER™ came out, I’ve been a die-hard fan every step of the way. Not only is JK Rowling a personal inspiration to me, but the characters she’s created have become a worldwide phenomenon …

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How to Write Daily Affirmations That Really Work

Daily Affirmations are simple, specific and positive statements declaring a completed goal. They sound very basic when described this way, however they are a way of visualizing an empowered future for yourself and can have an amazingly profound effect on the mind. In the simplest terms, affirmations are a way of tricking your mind into …

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20 Incredible Fourth of July Ideas – Food, Crafts, Games and More!

Every year on the Fourth of July, I fail to plan in advance for what to do. It’s one of the few holidays my husband has off work, and with four kids, we need to know what we’re doing in advance. This year, the whole family was going to meet up at a local amusement …

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