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Holiday Savings & Coupons Giveaway

Sponsored by Your Life After 25 It’s the most wonderful time of the year, a time where we can all go shopping without guilt in the name of “holiday spirit.” The No. 1 thing about the holidays in most people’s mind is their family–even those family members that drive you crazy–you enjoy them that much […]

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Eight Ways Guests Can Save on Wedding Expenses

Weddings cost more with each passing year, and show no signs of scaling back. And, wedding-related expenses are not limited to the bride and groom and their families. Members of the wedding party as well as wedding guests shoulder their own load of expenses, paying for travel, gifts and wedding-day attire. However, with some preplanning […]

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Crate & Barrel Giveaway from Agent Ace

Sponsored by: Agent Ace Hosted by: Mom Powered Media Selling or buying a home can be a very challenging and frustrating experience for consumers. How do you figure out who would help you with that? It’s crucial that you find someone you trust to help you get you what you want, from a good price on […]

2014 Kia Soul

2014 Kia Soul – A Review

When I was offered the chance to drive and review the 2014 Kia Soul, I jumped at the chance. After driving a SUV for the last 11 years, I began wondering if a return to a smaller car might be a good fit for me. However, with two young kids, I wasn’t sure how a […]


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Carnival Dining Continues to Amaze

Ever since Carnival Cruise Lines implemented its new Fun Ship 2.0 product enhancement program in 2011, the cruise line has continued to roll out new dining options as each ship undergoes renovation. So when the invitation came to visit the Carnival Sunshine, I eagerly accepted so I could have a firsthand look at the ship’s […]

Have Luggage, Will Travel

Have Luggage, Will Travel Giveaway

#SummerDreams Have Luggage, Will Travel Sweepstakes hosted by: Mom Powered Media & co-hosted by: Mumblebee Inc. Summer is just around the corner, and, if you’re like me, you are ready to hit the road! Wouldn’t packing your bags be more enjoyable with this five-piece set of Tag Coronado II Spinner Luggage PLUS a $150 Old […]

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Going Green the Easy Way

I try to do my part to help the environment. I turn off the water while brushing my teeth. I try to recycle as much as I can. I even stop (occasionally) to pick up litter on the side of my street as I drive through my neighborhood to my house. But, sometimes, I don’t […]

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Tips for Changing Your Landscape

Fall is coming, and there’s no better time to re-evaluate your yard to see where you want improvement and changes. Whether it’s planting some trees and flowers, installing a new retaining wall, or digging it all up and starting from scratch, the time is now to revamp your landscape. Before digging up that shrub or […]


Top Wedding Trends

Top 5 Wedding Trends for 2014

With the increasing popularity of wedding shows on TV, more and more brides are seeking ways to create a “beyond your wildest dreams” nuptial experience. And it goes beyond just the ceremony and reception, extending to pre- and post-wedding events such as rehearsal dinners and farewell brunches and everything in between. “We have noticed an […]

Men's Wedding Rings

Three Questions To Ask When Selecting Men’s Wedding Rings

This is a sponsored post from shaneco. Although they receive much less attention than their counterparts across the altar, men’s wedding rings are a significant and central part of a marriage ceremony as much as the woman’s ring. Tradition and custom are deeply engrained in many people’s understanding of marriage etiquette, of course, and there […]

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Mabel's Labels

Mabel’s Labels Review

Like most parents, I struggle to keep all of my kids’ stuff together for school and extracurricular activities. It seems like there is just so much: gym shoes, lunchboxes, homework folders, dance bags and soccer gear, to name a few. And it never fails that we leave something behind or mistakenly take home someone else’s […]

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Kickin’ It Up at UFC Gym Perimeter

Like most parents, I’m always looking for fun ways to get my kids up and active for a little while. Not only does it bode well for their health, but it’s good for me if they burn up some of their endless energy. Recently, my kids had the opportunity to participate in a kids class […]