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LeapBand by LeapFrog is Great for Kids with Special Needs

After getting to interview Mia Hamm about getting kids active and learn about the LeapFrog LeapBand, I thought I would post my own review of the product. (Don’t forget we have a giveaway going as well!!!) When LeapFrog sent me the LeapBand, I was a little nervous as to how Brady would receive it. He […]

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7 Steps to Perfect Portraits {Tutorial}

Up until a few years ago, I was a sucker for school portraits. I’d buy the big package to make sure every family member got their pick of 3x5s and wallets. At $45 a pop times 2 girls, I felt the sting in my pocketbook just a bit, but that’s just what good parents do, […]

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LeapFrog LeapBand Giveaway & Exclusive Interview w/Mia Hamm #FitMadeFun

I recently got a chance to interview soccer and Olympic legend, Mia Hamm while she was working on the LeapFrog LeapBand campaign to get kids outdoors and active. I asked her questions about her work with special needs kids specifically (‘natch). I was so touched she took the time to answer my questions so thoughtfully! […]

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Showing What #BeautyIs While Traveling

I’ve been traveling every month since March. Whether for business or pleasure, traveling can be exhausting which is why I have a few tricks to make sure I feel rested and beautiful, inside and out while on the go. Here is a “selfie” of me after my best tip/trick for traveling… after a nap!    […]

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My Boys… Throwback Thursday #autism

Before Brady was born, I knew he’d be special. He had to be with all of the craziness that surrounded my pregnancy. Hyperemesis gravidarum, Premature ventricular contractions (PVCs), back spasms, nerve issues in my arms and sciatica, contractions from 15 weeks on, preterm labor starting at 6 months and going until he was finally born at […]

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Food For Sleep is Designed to Help You Sleep at Night

I’ve had a rollercoaster of a sleep pattern for years. Often with insomnia keeping me up until 2 or 3 am and then dragging the next day trying to wake up. Then other times, falling asleep early, just to wake at 4 am and not be able to go back to sleep. When I was […]

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LeapFrog LeapBand – Fit Made Fun Day with Mia Hamm #FitMadeFun

Recently, LeapFrog sent us the new LeapFrog LeapBand to review and use with my youngest boy who is 6. He is loving being able to customize his own pet and play with him. He loves to feed his puppy and watch him on the screen. He hasn’t gone too much past just playing with the pets […]


Tipsy Tuesday: Perfect Pink Grapefruit Paloma

I love my wine and craft beer for sure. But every now and then, the occasion calls for a mixed drink. I’m always looking for lesser-known cocktails to add to my repertoire, and the Paloma is one of my favorites. While it’s long been a favorite drink south of the border, here in the US […]

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TRESemme and WalMart Help You Get Award Show Hair

The VMA’s were last weekend and I am the perpetual 14 year-old so I watched, recorded and watched again. So many great outfits, performances and HAIR! Since I recently started rocking celebrity-style extensions, I am constantly looking at sites to get ideas for my hair. Award shows are perfect for getting some amazing ideas for […]