Enjoy Handcraft Wines and raise breast cancer awareness

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Some of our favorite times are getting together with friends, so when I learned about Handcraft Wines and their campaign, Handcraft Heroes to raise breast cancer awareness, it seemed like the perfect excuse to invite friends over and enjoy a new wine. Friends, good wine, kids running around the backyard – it really was the […]

Oil free frying (really!) with the Philips Airfryer

Philips Airfryer Giveaway

I’m a sucker for french fries. And cheese sticks. And chicken fingers. However, I am not a fan of the grease that comes with those savory treats. So I was looking for an alternative that could give me the delicious taste I loved with oil free frying. It’s the Philips Airfryer. I’ll admit, when I […]

Care packages for College Students

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Ok, so I’ve covered fashion for me, I’ve shared recipe ideas and tips for the first day of school, but what about college kids? Chances are, if you have a son or daughter in college, they might have already gone back to school. So here are some ideas for care packages for college students. What […]

Back to School Style for Mom

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Let’s be honest, all this back to school chatter has been focused on the kids. New pencils, lunch boxes and back packs. New shoes and jeans. But what about the back to school style for Mom? Two of my most favorite brands : Lee Jeans and Dansko sent me some things to wear in Chicago […]

Texting while driving… it can wait.

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One of my favorite PR reps shared this important message with me about texting while driving. With back to school on the horizon, this is a very important message to share with our kids. I was not compensated in any way for this post, I felt it was important to share this message. Seattle Sounders […]

Family Movie Night: The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec

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The other night, we watched The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec, a fabulous adventure directed by one of my favorites, Luc Besson. Now I love a foreign film, and we did have the option to watch this film with subtitles, but that probably would not have gone over well with Sebby and Quincy. So we […]