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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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Disney’s #BigHero6 is so nice we saw it twice!

Disclosure: My family and I were invited to attend a pre-screening of Disney’s Big Hero 6. All opinions are my own. About two weeks ago, we were invited to a pre-screening for Big Hero 6 in preparation for the round … Continue reading

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Disney’s Maleficent Now Available on Blu-ray and DVD!

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post, but I did receive a copy of the movie Maleficent. Opinions expressed here are my own. Today’s the day: Maleficent has been released on Blu-ray and DVD! I’m so excited about … Continue reading

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Matty’s First Press Day: Meeting Honey Lemon from Disney’s #BigHero6

Disclosure: Disney Pictures provided me with admission to a pre-screening for Big Hero 6, as well as the opportunity to attend the round table press day with Genesis Rodriguez. Last week I was invited to the Round Table Press Day … Continue reading

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Back on Track

That’s it, no more wasting time. No more excuses and no more delays. I am determined to start the teaching program in January. In order to do that, I have to pass the Elementary Education Grades K-6 Subject Area test, … Continue reading

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Exercise and Sleep patterns + Giveaway #SleepMatters

Disclosure: I have received information, product and materials from McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc., the makers of Tylenol® PM. The opinions stated are my own. This is a sponsored post. I’ll admit it, I’m a sleepyhead. I’ll snooze … Continue reading

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