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Must-Have Travel Accessories

Spring Break time! Are you packing your bags for a family vacay? Here's how I'm "MommyUpgrading" my travel accessories this season: Whether you're going somewhere beachy or snowy, water is a killer for your phone. You're going to need something to protect it should it...

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Barbie Video Game Hero Movie – Giveaway!

Every time me and the Cupcake go to Target or Walmart, I know I have to commit at least 15 minutes to the toy aisle. She has to investigate the latest releases of her favorites. While that's a insurmountable test of my patience when we're IN A HURRY AND WE JUST CAME...

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A little pillow talk with Brentwood Home (Giveaway!)

Can we talk pillows for a second? We are big pillow people. There's no such thing as too many pillows on the bed. I mean, how can you make a nest without them? And let’s not even pretend that a pregnancy pillow isn’t life changing. I might have been guilty of keeping...

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Win tickets to The Wild Life Movie

Let me tell you about my friend Rosie. She’s never turned away a good meal. She’s proud of her curves and she’s got self-confidence to boot. She’s the most adorable tapir you’ll ever get to know, and she’s probably my favorite character in the new movie from...

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Visit the Dallas Summer Boat Expo for FREE

The lake life is good. Lake life is even better with a boat. Even if you don’t live on the lake, chances are you spend some time on one of the 60 lakes in the DFW region. With that many lakes, it’s no wonder Texas is the #2 boating state in the US (Minnesota claims...

Two fins up for Jimmy Buffett Teas & Giveaway

Sometimes you have to make your own Island Time. Like when it's hump day and tropical storm Bill foils your best laid plans to be on TV. Or when you make the hubs some righteous banana bread -- the best in the history of Chez Perot banana bread -- and it slips out of...

National Jerky Day Giveaway

Isn’t the English language fun? Let's look at a word with oh, so many meanings. How many times have you told your husband not to jerk the stuck handle of something, in order to “fix” it? Or how about if someone cuts you off on the road and your kids are in the car,...

Pane Turano Bread Giveaway

When Turano Baking asked me if I was interested in giving away a bread (gift) basket on the blog, I said, "Yes," because I like bread. We all like bread in this house. No, we love bread. My favorite way to eat really hearty bread is with butter and a side of wine....
Dinosaur Zoo coming to Dallas – GIVEAWAY

Dinosaur Zoo coming to Dallas – GIVEAWAY

This is something to get excited about. Dallas is the first stop on the national tour of the acclaimed Erth's Dinorsaur Zoo LIVE! Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live brings an ridiculously awesome array of prehistoric creatures to life on stage. Kids young and old are invited to...

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The Elfie Selfies Contest

The Elfie Selfies Contest

Chintz and Jewel accidentally left their mobile phones under the tree last night when they flew back to the North Pole. You know we snooped. We saw something shocking. We thought WE were the only ones snapping photos of the little red devils around here. Turns out,...

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Video Games Give-Away

Video Games Give-Away

I blame my dad. The first science project I can remember was he and I writing a horse racing video game. This was back in the day of Pong.You know, like the dark ages when Atari was invented. I’m a little less obsessive about video games than I used to be, but true...

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Celebrate with LaMadeleine and win a trip to France!

Celebrate with LaMadeleine and win a trip to France!

I feel so grown up when I lunch at LaMadeleine Country French Cafe. Something about the sophisticated French pastries and the quiche and I just love the tomato basil soupe. It seems like LaMadeline has always been around, but truthfully, it opened 30 years ago last...

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Free Donuts – Did that get your attention?

Free Donuts – Did that get your attention?

The Princess Cupcake and I have a special routine each Monday before dance class. She chooses where she'd like to get sugared up, then I drive there and pay for whatever she wants. I'm sure Mrs Sheilds loves that I enable her snack induced high right before I release...

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Boogie Board Review and Giveaway

Boogie Board Review and Giveaway

My child has has 2 ipods (her first when she was 2), and iPhone, shares my iPad and MacBook, Nintendo, Wii and has various vtech products. As for her love for technology , in the south we say, “She comes by it honest.” Because her mama is a complete gadget junkie. I...

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Giveaway: Hallmark Interactive Story Buddy

As I am laying in the Princess Cupcake’s bed snuggled up with her (and my MacBook), granting her pleading request to stay with her while she falls asleep, I’m listening to Toddler Tunes, which happens to be the song, “Talking to My Teddy “  and thinking about how I...

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Hallmark Recordable Storybooks Giveaway

Hallmark Recordable Storybooks Giveaway

I know... the shopping rush has begun. It's craziness out there. Trying to find the perfect gift. And if on your list is a wee one, I have a great suggestion for you. These recordable story books from Hallmark. I was blown away with how easy it is to set them up (push...

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Bertolli Giveaway

Bertolli Giveaway

Is it cold where you are? In Texas, we get bouts of cold this time of year. And when we do, there’s absolutely nothing better at the end of the day than a warm fire and a bowl of steaming rich soup with some crusty bread. The last time we had a cold snap (which is so...

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