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The Man Behind Baymax – Speaking with Scott Adsit

Baymax is definitely my favorite character in Big Hero 6.  Although a robot, he is so lovable, and his squishy outer layer makes him very huggable (I would assume). It was so fun to be able to sit down with Scott Adsit and chat about what it was like to be the voice behind this […]

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5 Reasons I Love the Urbini Emi Travel System

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Urbini. I received an Urbini stroller to facilitate my review as well as thank me for my participation. If you are in the market for a new travel system, know someone shopping or even need a gift to give someone who is about […]

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Learning about the Animation in TinkerBell and the Legend of the Neverbeast

Man, is animation a complicated business! Listening to Mike Greenholt and Ryan Green explain the process of animating TinkerBell and the Legend of the Neverbeast and specifically creating the movements of Gruff, was amazing and confusing. HA! One thing that is very interesting that I have been learning on these Disney trips where we get […]

Recipes

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Mustard Glazed Salmon

  It’s time to start eating healthy! Check out this Mustard Glazed Salmon recipe from eMeals Heart Healthy Meal Plan. I love that they provide a weekly meal plan and shopping list. You don’t have to think at all, just cook! Mustard-Glazed Salmon Ingredients: 6 (4-oz) salmon fillets ¼ tsp pepper 2 Tbsp whole-grain Dijon mustard […]

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Smoky Chili – Budget Friendly Meal

I LOVE that eMeals now has a Easy Budget Meal Plan. This Smoky Chili recipe is part of that plan. eMeals can plan your meals and shopping list without any work from you. Simply sign up for the plan you want – with tons of plans to choose from. I love using eMeals- Easy & Delicious Dinner […]

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Strawberry Chocolate Truffles – 12 Days of Valentine Desserts

Today is the final day of our 12 Days of Valentine Desserts. Strawberries and chocolate are my perfect way of celebrating Valentine’s Day. The Neighborhood Mom’s today are bringing you these wonderful Strawberry Chocolate Truffles. The full recipe is on their site, and all of the recipes we’ve shared during the 12 Days of Valentine Desserts are […]

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Peanut Butter Chocolate Hand Pies – 12 Days of Valentine Desserts

When you think of Valentine’s Day, what do you think of?  Love?  Couples?  Pairs?  When I think of great things that go together, I think of peanut butter and chocolate! Today, Naomi over at This Roller Coaster Called Life shares a recipe for Peanut Butter Chocolate Hand Pies that are sure to put you in […]

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Crafts

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Lucky St. Patrick’s Day Printable Banner

This is such a happy time of year! It’s time to pack away the hearts and get out the lucky four leaf clovers. It also is the season of beautiful bright colors signaling the beginning of Spring! I love offering you all free printables! I have for you today a FREE ‘Lucky’ printable banner to […]

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Fun Snack Time with Honey Maid Go Bites

Do your kids love to play with their food and then eat it? Normally this is a behavior that I discourage at our dinner table, but when it comes to snack time, why not? When the kids are out of school, or when they get home from school I like to have wholesome, delicious snacks […]

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You Brighten My Day Valentine Card

Sometimes a Valentine’s Day card doesn’t have a play on words (like our Starburst or Airheads cards) with the candy at all. Sometimes the color of the candy offers the inspiration. Perfectly yellow, little drops of sunshine inspired our “You Brighten My Day” Valentine card. These cute handouts will be for my son’s Kindergarten class. […]

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Love is in the ‘Air’ Valentine Card

Ever year we try to think of cute, creative and clever Valentine’s to make our children for their school parties. My husband and I look at the candy available and then think of cheesy sayings and designs to put them on. This year, my daughter is getting a heart card with an Airhead to pass […]

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Travel

6 Places Not to Miss in Alaska

6 Places Not to Miss in Alaska

Alaska is easily one of the prettiest and hardest states to visit. What makes it the Last Frontier is that the majority of the state is uninhabited and still essentially wild. Here are 6 Places Not to Miss in Alaska when you visit! Denali National Park Denali National Park is where you can see the […]

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10 Places to Go over February Break in Massachusetts!

    Lets be honest- we all wish we were headed south for the rest of this winter.  With 60+ inches of snow in the Boston area and more to come we are ready for a break- or to at least see grass again!  So now that your kids have already been home for the […]

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Review: Coco Key North Shore Boston

Ahhh after all this snow we have been getting in the Boston area, it was so wonderful to be able to spend the evening at Coco Key Water Park in Danvers, Ma. I suggest that if you have cabin fever (which I can’t imagine you wouldn’t) then you head to Coco Key Water Park.  It […]

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Review: New Bedford Whaling Museum

  My 4 year old hasn’t stopped telling people that he visited a whaling museum.  He loved it!  Since he was so thrilled I thought I would write this review from his eyes.  So here it is: The 5 coolest things I saw at the New Bedford Whaling Museum- A 4 year old review (with […]

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Health

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Receiving Care at Home with Doctor on Demand

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Doctor On Demand. I received a free trial coupon code to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Getting to the doctor can be hard. I am usually able to take my kids without a problem […]

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Creating a Healthy Meal Plan

We have previously talked about how to start meal planning. Now let’s talk about making those meals healthy. After you have selected the food choices that you enjoy eating, go through to make sure that you don’t have too much of one thing over others. Color coding types of meals can help in doing this. If […]

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Tips to Overcome Emotional Eating

Like most people, I started the year feeling optimistic and hopefully. There were many projects on the horizon that seemed to be falling into place and it seemed like it was going to be “my year.” Well we are not even a week into the new year and all of those projects have disappeared leaving […]

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Take Your Workout to the Next Level with Jabra Pulse Sport Wireless at Best Buy

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.   With the New Year here many people have probably added working out, losing weight, becoming healthy and/or joining a gym to their New Year’s Resolutions! Jabra wants to help make […]

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