Category Archives: Around Town

The Happiest 5K on the Planet!

   I’m happy to report that I was once again able to participate in The Color Run. Last year all of us went, but the boys have basketball practice on Saturday mornings, so hubby took them to their game and … Continue reading

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Thank you, Garage Gym!

I know that joining Garage Gym has played a big part in my recent race stats. I’ve been going at least three times a week since I joined during the first week of July (with just a couple of exceptions). … Continue reading

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Staples Back to School Giveaway! #StaplesHasIt

Disclaimer: I attended the Staples Back to School Event and was gifted a gift card to make purchases. All opinions indicated below are my own. The Back to School season is upon us! I know, how can that be? Summer … Continue reading

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Disney’s Planes takes flight, in theaters now!

Disclosure: I was invited to attend a pre-screening of Planes with a guest by Disney Pictures. All opinions are my own. Disney’s newest animated 3D movie, Planes, soared into theaters this weekend. Brandon and I were invited to a pre-screening … Continue reading

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The Boys of Summer

It feels like the school year just ended, yet there are only three weeks of summer break left. The boys have been wishing we’d do something “fun”. Apparently going to the park, the zoo, the Children’s Museum, the beach, my … Continue reading

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High school bandmates grow up and do cool things

When I was in high school, I was in band for four years (and I don’t remember a lick about how to play the clarinet, or read music, but that’s not important right now). Even though I was not involved … Continue reading

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More about pop chips and a Free Movie!

Disclosure: I was compensated and provided products/samples to help promote Katy’s Kettle Corn popchips. I am participating in this campaign on behalf of Bloggin’ Mamas. All opinions indicated are my own. Remember how I told you guys about the free … Continue reading

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We’ve got winners!!

Thank you all for participating in our Chuck E. Cheese Guest Pass giveaway. I loved all your comments regarding your favorite childhood memory. Mine? For those that know me well, it will come as no surprise: Hilyard summers. We spent … Continue reading

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popchips and a Free Movie!

Disclosure: I am being provided compensation and products/samples to help promote Katy’s Kettle Corn popchips. I am participating in this campaign on behalf of Bloggin’ Mamas. All opinions indicated are my own. This evening, watch Wreck-It-Ralph with the family for … Continue reading

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Chuck E. Says Cheese!

Disclosure: Chuck E. Cheese provided me guest passes and free token stickers for this giveaway. Have you been to Chuck E Cheese lately? They’ve got this great augmented reality app, available via both iTunes and Play Store. Take pictures via … Continue reading

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