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Get Your Party On with These Great Super Bowl Recipes

The Superbowl will be here in just a few short days.  Are YOU ready for it?  If you are hosting a get together at your place for the event, then you’ll definitely enjoy checking out some of the great Super Bowl recipes I found perfect for a party of any size.  I know that my [Read On]


Garcinia Cambogia Advanced and Slender Cleanse Advanced Fat Loss System

I’ll admit it…I have become one of those people looking for something that will give me a little boost in my quest for weight loss.  The 20 pounds I regained over the last year has really begun to bug me and now that I know how to handle by exercise allergy I am back at [Read On]


Romantic Restaurants in the Greater Anchorage Area

Today I am joining with many other bloggers sharing some of the destinations for a dinner out with your sweetie in their ‘hometown.’ The bedroom community of Anchorage where we live is a bit limited in places I’d consider for a romantic night out so I expanded my range to include the entire Anchorage bowl [Read On]


Find Your Beautiful Skin with Naturalico Hyaluronic Acid Serum

Life in a northern climate like Alaska means a fair bit of dry skin.  While I try to do my best to moisturize, I could see the combination of cold, dry weather with too many caffeinated beverages taking their toll.  So, I was excited to have the opportunity to review Naturalico Hyaluronic Acid Serum and [Read On]


Fun & Flirty Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her | Personalization Mall

Thanks to Personalization Mall for facilitating this post on Flirty & Fun Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her. All opinions are my own. Valentine’s Day is coming up soon.  For those in a committed relationship, it’s a great time to pick up something that will add to the sparks which just might be flying that weekend. [Read On]


Disney’s Strange Magic Family Friendly Activities and Fun Facts

Back at the end of December, I shared a quick overview of Walt Disney Studios feature films coming out in 2015.  The first new film of the year, Strange Magic, hit has opened in theaters and I get to share some great family friendly activities to go with the movie as well as some fun [Read On]


Embrace the Liturgical Year with The Feasts by Cardinal Donald Wuerl and Mike Aquilina

During Advent, I was sent a copy of The Feasts by Cardinal Donald Wuerl and Mike Aquilina to review for Blogging for Books. This title promises to help the reader embrace the liturgical year. Curious about what I thought? Read on for my thoughts…   About The Feasts by Cardinal Donald Wuerl and Mike Aquilina [Read On]

Chocolate Strawberry Muffins for Valentines Day Breakfast

Chocolate Strawberry Muffins for Valentine’s Day Breakfast

January is flying by and February will be here before I know it will be Valentine’s Day. While we don’t always do something special for breakfast that day, I thought it might be nice to come up with something everyone can enjoy. So, I’m sharing a favorite muffin recipe that I have not made it [Read On]

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Exploring our World: High School Studies of Ancient History, American Government and Economics

Welcome to the 4th year of the Virtual Curriculum Fair  which was started by Susan at Homeschooling Hearts & Minds.  Exploring Our World: Social Studies and more Science—includes history, geography, world cultures, worldview, biology, botany, geology, etc. is the theme this week. So without further ado, I’m sharing about what our high school boys are [Read On]

Win a Dora the Explorer: Mermaid Adventures Collection DVD Set

Even though I only have boys in the house, they have all gone through a phase where they watched episodes of Dora the Explorer. See how you can WIN a DVD collection for your house!   JOIN DORA FOR EXCITING UNDERWATER ADVENTURES!   DORA THE EXPLORER: MERMAID ADVENTURES COLLECTION Join Dora on her greatest underwater [Read On]


Applying the SMART Method of Goal Setting to Achieve Your Health Resolutions

January is a time of resolutions.  Like many people, I have included the desire to regain a good hold upon my overall health.  That means I’m watching what I eat, getting exercise daily, and making sure I have other habits that support my health. I thought I’d share how SMART goal setting can help you [Read On]

Save Money When Shopping Using Verified Codes

Save Money When Shopping Using Verified Codes

As a mom of four boys living up in Alaska (where some things just cost way more than other parts of the United States), I totally get the need to save when making purchases. Even before we moved here, I was known to have running price comparisons in my head for things we used all [Read On]

The Identical Wonderful Film About Finding Your Path

The Identical ~ Wonderful Film About Finding Your Path

Tomorrow is Tuesday and that means time for some new releases of movies onto DVD. The Identical is one of the movies hitting shelves and I’m sharing a bit about it here today (as well as a giveaway for one copy.) About The Identical THE IDENTICAL tells the compelling story of twin brothers unknowingly separated [Read On]


Crowdsource Funding with MUMZY to Finance Your Dreams as an Entrepreneur

Have you ever seen an advertisement or segment on the TV showcasing a product developed by a mom (usually out of necessity) and thoughts “Hey, I could have come up with that!”  I know that sometimes my husband or boys will say “Why don’t you come up with something incredible that people want?”  But, I [Read On]

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Learning about Patterns in Our World Through Math and Science

Welcome to the 4th year of the Virtual Curriculum Fair!  I am co-hosting this week along with Susan at Homeschooling Hearts & Minds.  Discovering Patterns: Mathematics, Logic, and Science—includes anything to do with mathematics, mathematical thinking, numbers, arithmetic, symbolic logic, critical thinking, and math-y sciences (physics, chemistry, etc.) So without further ado, I’m sharing about [Read On]

Juicer Giveaway

Win a Breville Masticating Slow Juicer

One way that many of my friends are getting healthy at home is by juicing on a regular basis. Some even do a juicing only week to kick start things and then continue juicing daily. What helps you adopt this particular nutritional lifestyle? Why, an awesome juicer of course!     Are you wondering what [Read On]


Get Prepared with Don’t Worry, Retire Happy

When you graduated from school and began your working life, was retirement already on your mind? If you are like many people out there, it most likely was shoved to a dark corner of your mind as more immediate needs and wants lulled you into a false security that you had plenty of time before [Read On]


Allergic to Exercise

Did you just read the title and go “huh? How can someone be allergic to exercise?” Well if you did, you would not be alone. I just find that it is easier to drop that bombshell than use the technical term, cholinergic urticaria. And, before you read any further, here is my disclaimer: While I [Read On]

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Language Arts in Our Homeschool (2014 – 2015)

Welcome to the 4th year of the Virtual Curriculum Fair!  January is a time when some of us experience homeschooling burnout and wonder if there’s something better we could be using.  And, for some, it is a time to start planning for the spring homeschooling events where we’ll purchase materials for the next school year. [Read On]

Epiphany To Manifest Christ

Epiphany: To Manifest Christ

Time has flown and the last week of the 40 Days of Seeking Him meme for Advent / Christmas is coming to a close.  While I recognize many Christian faiths consider today (Epiphany) to be the end of the Christmas season, Catholics are not quite done.  Our parish leaves up the creche and Christmas trees [Read On]