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Wordless Wednesday – National Dog Day edition

Did you know today is National Dog Day? Brandon sent me this picture last week, while I was in the midst of madness at work to get ready for the new school year. I had to pause and smile because … Continue reading

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Summer Lovin’

That’s it: there’s just a few days of summer break left then it’s back to reality! While I do work at a preschool that is open year round, I loved my summer schedule. Since the boys didn’t have to be … Continue reading

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Get #Back2SchoolReady with Scholastic Books from Kellogg’s

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Back2SchoolReady #CollectiveBias As the assistant director at an early learning center, I see firsthand the importance of exposure to literacy at an … Continue reading

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Happy 13th Anniversary to US!

Some say the number 13 is unlucky. I disagree. While the last year has been filled with it’s share of sadness, it is you who has been by my side during those moments. And that is what matters. It’s easy … Continue reading

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Showering Sandy with Love #AmorBeneful

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and it’s advertiser. All opinions are mine alone #AmorBeneful #CollectiveBias Her name is Sandy, but I call her a bunch of other names: Mami, Mamuchi, Mimi. Our sweet little girl … Continue reading

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Disney Side@Home Party: Food, Fun, and Family & Friends!

(This is the second part of my Disney Side@Home Party recap. You can find Part One here.) Now that you’ve seen how fantastic my house looked during our Disney Side@Home Party, it’s time to share with you what the rest … Continue reading

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Ulta Beauty has a new Miami location

Ulta Beauty, the largest beauty retailer in the United States, with 797 stores across 48 states, has a new location in Miami! The new store is centrally located,  just minutes from Miami International Airport, Dolphin Mall, and Florida International University’s … Continue reading

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Feeling all the feelings with Disney-Pixar’s #InsideOut (UPDATED)

Disclosure: The boys and I were privileged to see a prescreening of Disney-Pixar’s new movie Inside Out. All opinions below are our own. Oh Disney-Pixar, is it any wonder that whenever the boys ask me, “What’s your favorite Disney-Pixar movie, … Continue reading

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Disney Side@Home 2015 Party Prep

(Okay, so this took me a little a lot longer to finish than anticipated. And it is also longer than I anticipated. So long, I’m dividing it in two. Here’s the first part. Read it all, I promise you’ll like … Continue reading

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How to save for your child’s college education with the Florida 529 Sav­ings Plan

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Florida College Prepaid and Bloggin’ Mamas, opinions and experiences are 100% my own. When I graduated high school, there was no financial plan in place for me to attend college. With three kids in … Continue reading

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