Advocare: Coffeccino Perfect For Cool Temperatures

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As most of you know, I am an Advocare Advisor and I absolutely love every single Advocare product that I represent.  One product that I really like is our Advocare Coffeccino supplement. Coffeccino has so many benefits for all types of people and tastes great, just like a gourmet Mocha Cappuccino!  It helps to enhance mental focus, alertness and also helps manage appetite when used along with diet and exercise.  As a mom, I know that alertness … [Read more...]

Organized With Google Calendar On The Go

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Are you one of those people who just LOVE to write everything down in your calendar and stay as organized as possible?  Me too!  Do you have a calendar that is just a little too big or heavy and you hate taking it with you everywhere because it weighs your purse down?  Guess what?  Me too! However, I have found the solution! I use Google calendar on my phone to keep track of appointments, reminders, ideas, play-dates, get-togethers, etc.  It’s … [Read more...]

#Win Dessert Bullet #Giveaway ENDS 11/17

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I was Given a Magic Bullet - Dessert Bullet to use in facilitating my review.   All opinions are my own. I was excited to test this out as it said you could have all the flavor without the fat, added sugar and calories which is a huge plus when you count calories as I do.  It also said you could have a healthy dessert in just 10 seconds, now that is my kind of machine! The kids and I went through the recipe book that came with the … [Read more...]

Time To Replace Your Underwear?

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In my last post about underwear, we discussed why you shouldn’t wear underwear that are too loose or too tight.  Now that you have established what is considered too loose and too tight, let’s talk about how to change that or replace them frugally! If your underwear are too tight, you have a few options: You can start your New Year’s resolution a little early and start exercising and eating better, or you can buy new ones.  If you are … [Read more...]

High Competition Level At Our House

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Both of our boys are very active in sports and are very competitive when it comes to their physical abilities.  They are always trying to see who is faster, who can do the most push-ups, who can hold a plank longer, etc.  Once the boys get going, it is a never ending competition in my house.  I am 5'8 and I have always been taller than my oldest son.  This past summer he began growing and he is now as tall as I am.  Every few days he wants to … [Read more...]

Life in Motion: The Surprising Healing Powers of Exercise

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If you have an addiction problem, you might be surprised to learn that exercise can have an amazing effect on your body and your mind.  In fact, exercise can help you correct addictive behavior, and not just those addictive behaviors that lead to drug and alcohol abuse either.  Here’s how it works, and how it can work for you. The Runner’s High You’ve heard of the runner’s high, right?  It’s the result of the body’s natural painkillers … [Read more...]

Amazon Prime Benefits – Are They For You?

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Are you a frequent shopper on Amazon.com?  Do you normally buy tons of items but HATE the shipping charges?  How about movies and TV shows?  Do you normally rent them through Redbox or your local movie store?  Are you an e-book reader?  If you answered “Yes” to any of these (more is better!), you should consider signing up for Amazon Prime! Amazon Prime is a service Amazon offers and it is very beneficial.  There are many freebies that come … [Read more...]

Do Your Underwear Fit?

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It’s that time of year!  The holidays are rolling around and we typically tend to gain or lose a little bit of weight.  Something people don’t normally think about is whether or not their undergarments fit.  We usually focus on the clothing on the outside that others are going to see, but we forget that others CAN see our undergarments through our clothes if they do not fit correctly!  For me, once I feel my underwear getting tight, I know it's … [Read more...]

Amazon Gift Cards Are Easy To Load On Your Account

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Loading an Amazon.com gift card to your Amazon.com account is very easy!  This is much better than printing off your Amazon gift codes only to misplace them. Here are some step-by-step instructions for you: Head over to Amazon.com Make sure you are signed in to your account before continuing to the next step. Once you have logged in, click on “Your Account” located near the top of the right-hand corner. After that, scroll down to the … [Read more...]

Tips For Selecting The Perfect Morph Suit

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My boys are both wearing Morph Suits this year for Halloween which gave me a chance to learn more about them through our experiences.  Have a look at both of their faces, you can see through the white face of the younger child, whereas you can't see the facial characteristics of the oldest one.  This is the same for the ones wearing the suits, whereas the youngest can see far better than the older one who has darker colors across his line of … [Read more...]

Morphsuits.com Helps With Tuxedo Morph Suit

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As you can see from the picture above, my son LOVES his Tuxedo Morph Suit.  We purchased this Tuxedo Morph Suit at a local Party City store, but when we tried it on, we had a few complications so I took it back to the store for an easy return but unfortunately returned back home with the same Tuxedo Morph Suit as I had taken with me to the store to return.  Once I got home, I wrote the following letter to the contact info located on the Party … [Read more...]

Be Prepared: Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

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Do you remember when you were younger and you put on your Halloween costume and all their Halloween makeup about 5 hours prior to leaving the house to go knock on neighbors’ doors and collect your candy?  We’ve all been there, and now our children want to do the same thing!  While we want trick-or-treating to be a fun experience for them, we also want it to be a safe experience. I have heard tons of horror stories, ranging from poisoned candy … [Read more...]

Get Your Online Shopping Under Control

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I love it when readers send in stories to share on the mom blog.  The following story was sent in by Amanda Wall.  She wants to share with you how she got her online shopping under control.  Since the time to start our holiday shopping is right around the corner, I thought this may come in handy - enjoy! How I Got My Online Shopping Under Control I don’t know about the rest of you, but I get product research burn-out.  I start out … [Read more...]

How To Use Skype For Those Special Moments

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Do you remember reading my Skype post and how to create your own account to talk to family and friends who are in different areas than you?  Well, here’s a real-life example about how Skype helped my friend Jessica share a special moment with her husband, Justin, who is in the Marine Corps and could not make it to the anatomy scan of their first successful pregnancy.  Justin is currently serving his third deployment for the Marine Corps.  He’s in … [Read more...]

Prepare: Halloween Makeup Safety Tips

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Painting your face for Halloween is so much fun!  It lets your creative juices flow, and it’s cheaper than buying a Halloween mask!  However, there can be some uncomfortable side effects of using Halloween face paint and makeup.  You need to make sure that you apply it exactly as the directions say to.  Do not add any decorative items to your face that are not made for skin contact.  This can leave a rash or irritation that can be very … [Read more...]

What To Do When You’ve Lost Your Cell Phone

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Losing a cell phone can be so upsetting, with all the buy-back programs and information that is stored in your phone.  The last thing you want is for someone to find your phone, set it up on their account for their personal use or sell it through one of the many phone buy back programs. Find iPhone App If you have an iPhone, there is a must have app called "Find iPhone."  This app will help you locate your phone as long as there is still a … [Read more...]