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Chillin’ by the Pool with a Tall Mango Pineapple Mojito #FreshNFruti

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I close my eyes and trace the chilled liquid as it slowly cools my parched throat. I can taste each of the exotic flavors one by one – mango, pineapple, lime, mint and rum. The frozen Chunks O’ Fruti #FreshNFruti ice cubes tickle my lips and make me smile. Ahhhhhhh…relax and chill! Florida gets hot, […]

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DOLE® Take Me Away #DoleParfaitEscape #spon

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Sometimes you just need a sweet escape. That is certainly what I need this week. Sunday morning { don’t laugh } I was run over by a golf cart while walking home from breakfast. { I said don’t laugh! } I am blessed to live on a resort on the south end of a tiny […]

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Nature’s Sleep Offers 75% off Memory Foam Slippers Sale!!

It is time for Spring! How do you celebrate? Give your friends and family Nature’s Sleep Slippers at 75% off! Let your feet be pampered in memory foam. Use code SLIP75 at Nature’s Sleep and save now! Coupon is good until April 8, 2013 Disclosure: I was not paid to post this. However, I am […]

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My Sally Hansen DIY Runway Nails #ILuvNailArt

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I am an artist and I love to see the runway designs of the Paris fashion shows each spring. They give me ideas for future art, design and DIY projects. This year Louis Vuitton really fueled my creativity. The bold, dynamic, graphic designs of the fabrics gave me plenty of ideas. On top of that, […]

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Fit in 2013 – Full Core Healthy Snack Replacement #StopSnacking

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HIMself and I are on a ‘get fit’ campaign this year. We want to shape up, get stronger and feel better! Last year, Dave Henry gave us a sample of Full Core Healthy Snack Replacement drinks. We tried them and were pleased with the fresh lemon-lime taste plus Full Core is an good alternative to […]

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Tips on How To Take Better Baby Photos

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I have a new grandson on the way this year. I will be shooting loads of photos of him so I want to make sure that every one is safely stored until I download them to my computer. I trust SanDisk memory cards for that job. I take hundreds of photographs each week and the […]

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My Seductive Table for Two ~ Happy Birthday HIMself #SeductiveTables

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Shhhhhh. Don’t tell, but I am creating a romantic tablescape inspired by Moll Anderson’s new book, Seductive Tables For Two: Tablescapes, Picnics, and Recipes That Inspire Romance. The minute I saw this beautifully crafted book, I knew the way I thought about laying a table would be forever changed. {I even interviewed Moll here.} The […]

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Moll Anderson Chats with Me About “Seductive Tables For Two”

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Lifestyle and romance expert, Moll Anderson, chats with me about her newest book, Seductive Tables For Two: Tablescapes, Picnics, and Recipes That Inspire Romance. The minute I saw this beautifully crafted book, I knew the way I thought about laying a table would be forever changed. Moll leads the reader through a wonderland of breathtaking […]

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Puppy Bowl Party-Gumbo and More #rethinkwhatyoudrink

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Big game Sunday means Puppy Bowl for me!!! TEE HEE!! It is Big Game Sunday in NOLA! Loads of excitement and loads of delicious food. However, in this house we watch The Puppy Bowl. In honor of the Louisiana setting of that other game, I am cooking up some very special treats with Better Tasting […]

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The Great #MomCave Makeover Vision Board

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Manifesting My Dreams La-Z-Boy #MomCave Online Inspiration Mission I am dreaming again. I have declared 2013 as a year for me to find BALANCE! A major part of that will be taking care of ME!!! 2012 was a good year. I started a new job, traveled a lot for this magazine and loved every minute. […]

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New Year, New Me Healthy Recipe w/Classico Tomatoes #CookClassico

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New Year, New He/Me/Us Plan HIMself and I have declared 2013 as a year to become more able-bodied, active, bright-eyed, bushy-tailed, full of life, hale, hardy, healthful, physically fit, restored, rosy-cheeked, safe and sound, trim…bottom line: in fine fettle, in good shape, fit, healthy and whole. We are committed to doing all things that favorably […]

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Giving Back & Recycling This Holiday Season! My Sustainable Living Plan #BetterTogether

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Last week I shared My Mission to Stop Hunger in America and about Unilever’s Cross Off Hunger initiative to donate two million meals to families in need. Unilever is involved with Feeding America (as part of their sustainable living goal to help one billion people improve their health and well-being). I shared how the Face […]

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Last Minute Gifts, Starbucks Holiday Blend and Cinnamon Rolls #DeliciousPairings

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I have a bunch of last minute gifts to gather. I head to my local Walmart to see what strikes my fancy. I stumbled upon the delicious pairings signage of Starbucks® coffees with pastries from The Bakery at Walmart. Yes, this will do nicely!!! There are special displays with ideas for serving the three different blends […]

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Wet Ones Sticky Situations Facebook Contest

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As a mother of four, we have had some really sticky situations through the years. Mom Central and Wet Ones® has launched a Sticky Situations Facebook Contest asking Moms to share their sticky situations and their best helpful, funny or creative tips on how to get out of those sticky situations. Submit your ideas for […]

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