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What’s Your Target Beauty Pick? + Win a $50 Gift Card!

Do you love Target as much as I do? I’ve teamed up with Conservamom to share these great Beauty tips with you, and to let you know how you can win a $50 Target gift card. Read on for more … Continue reading

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Miami Half Marathon 2015

I completed my sixth half marathon on Sunday, and to not mess with tradition, I did not train in the traditional sense. I did, however, get a few runs in before the Half took place (which is more than I … Continue reading

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I don’t know how a dozen years have already passed since you were born. I was looking through hundreds of pictures to make this collage, and yes, there are definitely 12 years’ worth of memories, but it doesn’t feel like … Continue reading

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Holiday Magic with Disney Infinity 2.0

Disclosure: As an attendee of the Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel Super Heroes demo event, our family was given a Starter Pack as a gift. All opinions are my own. Last month, we were invited by our friend Rory from Mama … Continue reading

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Good Luck Charms Miami #Winter #Giveaway!

Stunning, isn’t it? This is Gypsy’s Winter, one of the newest creations from our friends at Good Luck Charms Miami. With the official start of winter just a couple of days away, and Christmas right around the corner, we’ve teamed … Continue reading

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Sandy tries Purina ONE Smartblend, and starts the 28 Day Challenge

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #OneSmartDifference #CollectiveBias It’s been just over six years since we were adopted by Sandy. It’s hard to believe that it’s been that long, … Continue reading

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I have a running partner!

I’m happy to announce that I have a new running partner. Matty wanted to start running with me, so I registered him for the two 5K’s I completed last month. The first one was the Tommy Hilfiger Zoo Run 5K … Continue reading

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Establishing and Sticking to a Reasonable and Responsible Budget with Capital One 360

It sounds easy, doesn’t it? Establishing a budget and sticking to it. In our family we tend to overspend and justify it more often than I want to admit to: “but it’s such a great deal”, “our old one isn’t … Continue reading

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Exclusive Cyber Monday Deal: Cirque Du Soleil AMALUNA, Plus Giveaway!

Following last year’s smashing success of TOTEM, Cirque du Soleil returns to Miami with Amaluna, one of its newest touring shows. Amaluna will premiere on December 11 under the iconic blue and yellow Big Top at Sun Life Stadium. Cirque … Continue reading

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Mouse King returns to South Miami, December 12th-14th, 2014

Disclosure: My family and I were provided tickets to Mouse King by Mut Communications for hosting this giveaway. After an extraordinary debut run in 2013, Mouse King is back this year with three shows at The Mandelstam Theater in South … Continue reading

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