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Celebrating 40

So in two days I’ll be 40. 40 seemed so old when I was younger. As they say these days though, 40 is the new 20. And I’ve taken that to heart. Yes, there’s some sagging, and wrinkles, and gray hairs, … Continue reading

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Waiting

We’ve spent this entire week waiting. I’ve been waiting for the official test results of the Subject Area Exam I took early last week. They still won’t be available for at least another two weeks, but I’m happy to report … Continue reading

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Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas Returns to Theaters This Halloween!

Fans of The Nightmare Before Christmas, or Halloween, or Tim Burton, or any combination of the three,  have I got a treat for you! Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas will be exclusively at Regal Theaters for a very limited … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened when I was browsing Facebook today

As I usually do, I was browsing my Facebook timeline during my lunch break. My friend Carol from Girl Gone Travel is visiting Disneyland on behalf of Expedia ViewFinder. (She’s a travel blogger and this is actually her job! I … Continue reading

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How to Pack your Backpack for a Magical Day at Walt Disney World

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MagicalFamilyFirsts #CollectiveBias As a Florida resident, I’ve been going to Walt Disney World for as long as I can remember. As a child … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Coolest pregnancy announcement ever!

About two weeks ago, I won a contest where not only would ten contest winners get the highly anticipated latest release by Locos Por Juana, one of our favorite local bands, but the lead singer would personally deliver the CD … Continue reading

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We survived the first two weeks of school!

We have now entered the last year of middle school for Brandon, and the second to last year of elementary school for Matty. While there were a few bumps in the road transportation-wise for Brandon, I’m happy to report that … Continue reading

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Life, Animated: A Review

Disclosure: I was provided press materials for Life, Animated, and was invited to screen the documentary.  I’ll admit, what first attracted me to the opportunity to screen Life, Animated were the words “Disney films”. If you know anything about me … Continue reading

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Get Back To School Ready With Campbell’s Savings: Baked Ziti Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CampbellSavings #CollectiveBias What was that sound? Was that summer zooming by? Back to School time is just around the corner, and as a … Continue reading

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Life, Animated: A Documentary

Disclosure: I was provided press materials for Life, Animated, and have been invited to screen the documentary.  Owen Suskind was diagnosed with autism at the age of three. For years, he couldn’t communicate with his loved ones, until the magic … Continue reading

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