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Finding unique Valentine's Day gifts for him is always a bit of a challenge. Don't worry, we've got you covered! We're sharing our top 11 ideas that he'll absolutely love! Let's check them out!

11 Amazing & Unique Valentine’s Day Gifts that He’ll Absolutely Love

Finding unique Valentine’s Day gifts for him is always a bit of a challenge. Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! We’re sharing our top 11 ideas that he’ll absolutely love! Let’s check them out!   Whether it is your boyfriend, husband, dad, brother, grandfather or uncle, you probably know by now that buying gifts for …

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Practical & Affordable Holiday Stocking Stuffer Ideas for the Whole Family + Giveaway

This post is sponsored by Church & Dwight. All opinions are our own. It happens every year! Just when you think you’ve wrapped up your holiday gift list without going over-budget, you realize that there are still stockings to stuff. Not to worry, we have you covered. Here’s a list of some of the best …

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Survive those marathon holiday shopping sprees with tiny tots thanks to these 5 innovative product helpers! Check them out!

5 Innovative Products to Help You Survive Holiday Shopping with Tots + Giveaway

Survive those marathon holiday shopping sprees with tiny tots thanks to these 5 innovative product helpers! Check them out!       It puts dread in every parent’s heart. Having to do a major holiday shopping trip with your kids in tow <<shudder>> but sometimes you have no choice. Have no fear! You can get …

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Take your annual family gathering to whole new levels of fun with these 15 fabulous Christmas party ideas for adults! Perfect for office parties, too! Check them out!

15 Fabulous Christmas Party Ideas That Take Your Family Gathering to Whole New Levels of Fun

Take your annual family gathering to whole new levels of fun with these 15 fabulous Christmas party ideas for adults! Perfect for office parties, too! Check them out! Every year, we host a huge gathering for family and friends right before the holidays. It’s pretty much the only time of the year that most of …

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From scary houses to scarily priced costumes, we’ve got your must-know tips for surviving Halloween horrors with kids! Check them out!

Halloween Horrors: 3 Tips for Surviving the Most Frightful Holiday of the Year!

Halloween horrors aren’t just reserved for haunted houses. From finding the perfect costume for your little one to convincing the kids that the candy fairy really does exist, Halloween can be a frightful time of year for any parent! We partnered with Church & Dwight to bring you three tips that will turn tricks into treats! Let’s …

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Check two things off your back to school to-do list at once with Boston Market's $1.99 whole rotisserie chicken deal! Check it out!

10 School Lunches You Can Make with Boston Market’s ($1.99) Rotisserie Chicken

This post is brought to you by Boston Market. All opinions are our own.   Is anyone else totally overwhelmed by their massive back-to-school to-do list? Between shopping for new wardrobes (why do kids have to grow SO fast?), tackling massive supply lists and trying to get everyone back into some sort of routine, I …

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3 Reasons to Stock Up on Wet Ones® Hand Wipes for Your Summer Activities + Summer Fun Giveaway

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Wet Ones® Hand Wipes. The opinions and text are all mine.   Summertime is finally here, and we couldn’t be more excited! We love to fill our day with fun family activities! From playing outside in the park to enjoying an ice-cream treat together, we’re …

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Celebrate your dazzling mom with 5 extraordinary Mother's Day gift ideas from Kay Jewelers! Check them out!

5 Ways to Celebrate Your Dazzling Mom with Gifts from Kay Jewelers #MomIs

This post is sponsored by Kay Jewelers. All opinions are my own. Can you describe your mom in just one word? It’s hard, right? Moms are so many things. Our role models, protectors, cheerleaders. Our sounding boards, our advisors. How do you narrow down so many attributes into one word? Then it hit me. One word that …

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Still need the perfect Mother’s Day gift? You can stop looking! Edible Arrangements Mother’s Day Swizzle Bouquet is the one! Check out 5 reasons why!

5 Reasons Why Edible Arrangements Mother’s Day Swizzle Bouquet Is the Perfect Mother’s Day Gift #EdibleCelebratesMom

This post is brought to you by Edible Arrangements®. All opinions are our own. Still searching for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Well, you can stop because I found it for you! It’s the Mother’s Day Swizzle Bouquet from Edible Arrangements® and it’s everything you could possibly want in a gift.  Think about it: what …

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How can you make any place feel like home for the holidays? Check out 5 of our favorite tips, inspired by Finding Dory!

5 Ways Disney/Pixar’s Finding Dory Inspires You to Make Any Place Feel Like Home for the Holidays

This post is brought to you by Disney. All opinions are my own. Being far from home during the holidays is never easy. As someone who spent two years clear across the world, I know how hard it is to miss out on all your treasured traditions. Today, I’m going to share with you a …

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Looking for great holiday gift ideas? Check out these 4 must-read picture books for kids! They make perfect stocking stuffers!

4 Must-Read Picture Books for Kids That Make Great Holiday Gifts

Looking for some really cute books that make the perfect holiday gift ideas? Check out four must-read picture books for kids from Sky Pony Publishing! From seasonal favorites like snow friends discovering a winter wonderland to year-round silly stories about a man so involved in writing that he doesn’t notice his beard has grown insanely …

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7 Spectacular Family-Friendly Easter Movies for Spring Break Movie Nights

  Looking for some good family friendly Easter movies to fill your spring break movie nights? We’re sharing both secular and non-secular Easter films that everyone can enjoy. The religious Easter movies are a great way to share your faith with your older kids (the scenes may be too intense for really young children) in …

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Looking for the best Valentine’s Day movies for kids on Netflix that the whole family (even your tweens) will enjoy? We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites! Let’s check them out!

10 Epic Valentine’s Day Movies on Netflix (For the whole family)

Looking for the best Valentine’s Day movies for kids on Netflix that the whole family (even your tweens) will enjoy? We’ve rounded up a few of our favorites! Let’s check them out! Valentine’s Day is a great time to get the family together for a night of movies. Netflix has some terrific family-friendly love stories that the whole …

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Getting ready to take your holiday photo? Check out our favorite family photo shoot outfit ideas, plus get tips from a pro on snapping a perfect shot!

Family Photo Shoot Outfit Ideas + Snap A Picture Perfect Holiday Family Portrait

  With the holidays fast approaching, we are all starting to feel, amongst many things, anxiety. Shopping, cooking, over scheduling, and let’s not forget, the sometimes dreaded holiday cards, especially when it comes to the photograph. Maybe it’s just not in the cards this year to leave that to a professional, but the thought of …

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Give the Gift of Sweet History with Great Moments in Chocolate History + Giveaway (US) #chocolatehistory

This post is brought to you by American Heritage. All opinions are our own. During your journey to the present day, you’ll discover when the chocolate Easter egg first hatched, how milk got into your cocoa, and the role technology played on the world’s favorite sweet treat. You’ll also find fun quotes about chocolate interspersed …

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Friskies Pull ’n Play Combo Pack Stocking Stuffer Gift for Cats

Friskies Pull ’n Play Combo Pack: The Ultimate Stocking Stuffer Gift for Cats! + Giveaway (US)

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Friskies for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I love picking up holiday presents for my feline friends. They bring me so much joy all year long, so I want to make sure they feel included in all the festivities. This holiday season, treat …

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Halloween is a common time for superstitions and they date back thousands of years. Check out some spooky Halloween superstitions!

The Spookiest Halloween Superstitions from Around the Globe

  A superstition is defined as a belief that is not consistent with things that are considered to be true. Halloween is a common time for superstitions and they date back thousands of years. Check out some spooky Halloween superstitions! Related: How Halloween is Celebrated Around the World Spooky Halloween Superstitions Black Cats & Bats, Oh My! …

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Grab the Cauldron & Bubble Up a Witches Brew Halloween Drink For Kids

Get out the cauldrons, it’s time to bubble up a delicious witches brew Halloween drink for kids! We promise, it’s easy! No toil and trouble here! Actually, you don’t even need to “fire” up anything. Okay, I totally blew that Macbeth reference!  Anyway, this is such a fun Halloween drink for kids because it takes so …

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A Basketful of Homemade Bath & Body Gift Ideas for Mother's Day

A Basketful of Homemade Bath & Body Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Start her morning shower off with a  Madagascar Vanilla Coconut Body Scrub from Confessions of an Over-worked Mom. Then help her bring back that healthy spring glow to her winter-parched face with a delicious Honey Cinnamon Nutmeg Facial Mask from Carolyn’s Homework. For a relaxing bath at night, give her a Peppermint Chocolate milk bath from …

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Easter Decor

DIY Easter Decor Ideas That Will Give You the Warm & Fuzzies!

With all the snow on the ground outside right now, thinking about Easter decor definitely cheers me up! Seeing bright pops of coloring starting to dot the stark white landscape makes me thing that spring is maybe finally on its way.  The temperatures have been record-breaking cold here lately, with wind-chill factors dipping into “shouldn’t …

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Valentine's Day Romance

Valentine’s Day Romance in a Digital Age: Unplug to Reconnect #PutYourHeartToPaper

This post is brought to you by Hallmark. All opinions are our own. Want to turn up the Valentine’s Day romance this year? Here’s a simple tip: unplug those devices and make real connections. Turn it all off and make it your mission to get back to connecting on a personal level in your personal …

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Looking for a romantic Valentine's Day breakfast recipe for your true love? Try out yummy yet simple egg and cheese with fruit breakfast in bed recipe!

Valentine’s Day Breakfast Recipe: Egg & Cheese for Your True Love #CreativeHop

Put the cheese slice between the bread slices to make your sandwich. Remove the egg from the pan and serve on a plate. Decorate your plate with a a mix of strawberry and banana flower. My daughter was excited to make it. Another fun Valentine’s Day breakfast recipe idea: eggs in heart-shaped toast! If you’re …

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What Matters Most

Family & Traditions: What Matters Most During the Holidays: #ForWhatMattersMost

I have received information about the TYLENOL® For What Matters Most™ campaign from McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., the makers of TYLENOL®. The opinions stated are my own.  This is a sponsored post. With all the wish lists, shopping and general craziness of the season, it’s important to stop and take time to …

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unBOX possibilities and help children in need with UNICEF survival gifts. These gift ideas truly give back to communities around the world and help inspire the spirit of social good in your own children.

unBOX Possibilities for Families in Need with UNICEF Canada Survival Gifts

Thank you Unicef Canada for sponsoring this conversation. I am honored to share the news about  the survival gifts. The madness of the holiday shopping season is officially here! Whether you were out at midnight on Black Friday trying to score the best deals in town before finally falling asleep in an aisle or madly clicking …

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I DARE You to Make Canada Better By Giving Along with Me #DareYou | Dare2Give

I DARE You to Make Canada Better By Giving Along with Me #DareYou

Canada is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, and I’m not just talking about our breathtaking views. I’m talking about our generous spirits. Did you know that, according to research, when asked why they give, most Canadians answered “because someone asked.” That’s it. No other reason aside from someone needed help and …

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Provost Academy: Taking the Virtual out of Online Schools! + $100 Barnes & Noble Gift Card Giveaway

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Provost Academy. All opinions are 100% mine. One of the most important aspects of your child’s education includes the ability to learn from other students. While we tend to stress academics when talking about what makes a good school, social interactions are just as …

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11 Fantastic School Supply Ideas That Should Be In Every Kid’s Backpack

It’s time to get your kid excited for the year with adorable back to school supplies. For some children, new and cute back to school supplies are more important than back to school clothes. These children want the cutest, coolest, most unique supplies they can get their hands on. I think I found them. Actually, I’m pretty …

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