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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Buca di Beppo®. All opinions are 100% mine. When I was a kid, I always looked forward to Thanksgiving. It was a time when all of our family gathered at our house and my mom and aunts made yummy food for us all to enjoy. Back then I didn’t understand or aprpeciate how stressful it can get...

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. In exchange for mentioning the Gift of Lights, I will receive free admission and must share my review afterwards. It’s that time of year again! The Gift of Lights is almost upon us… …and I can’t wait! *excited squeal* Last year we took the kids to New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the first time...

Disclosure: This review is brought to you by Little Passports, a subscription company geared towards children. They provided me with a free Little Passports box in exchange for an honest review. No other monetary compensation was given. All thoughts expressed, as well as photos, are 100% mine. Most parents like me want to expose our children to other...

This post brought to you by eCards from American Greetings. All opinions are 100% mine. Ever since I moved to New Hampshire, I haven’t seen my family, especially my parents, nearly as much as I used to or would like to. And for a girl who used to see her parents almost every day, it’s been hard. I’ve always been extremely close to my mother...

Disclosure: “This is a review in partnership with The Niche Parent Network & Conference. All opinions are my own.” Did you know that January was National Soup Month? Well, it was…and what better way for my family to celebrate it than with The Original SoupMan? With the cold temperatures we’ve been experiencing in the Northeast,...

MMM..bacon…. Bacon roses? EVEN BETTER! I absolutely love when my boyfriend buys me flowers. I love to sit at our dining room table and work so I can see them. They make me smile, especially during the cold winter months. It reminds me that Spring is just around the corner. Since my boyfriend loves to surprise me every now and then, I wanted to give him...

Valentine’s Day is only a couple weeks away, so I thought I’d share with all of you the “52 Reasons I Love You” present that I made my boyfriend. Homemade presents like this one are always a great way to show someone how much you care for them. These cards weren’t hard to make, and most of the materials you need you can find in...

I don’t know about all of you, but we experienced some great moments and some rough ones in 2013. Those rough moments were hard to deal with, and often left me crying and wondering “How much more can I/we take?” Somehow, though, we made it through all the highs and lows, and here we are….better because of all the experiences we’ve...

Before now, my holidays were busy, but not super hectic because I didn’t have to plan family activities around custody schedules. But when I met my boyfriend, and we made the decision to move in together, to join our families together as one, things instantly changed for all of us, and I ended up with some MOMents that will stay with me for as long as...

Okay, so I didn’t exactly ruin Christmas…but I sure felt like I did. Although, my boyfriend assured me several times that it wasn’t that case at all, and I was being far too hard on myself. Me? Hard on myself? I NEVER do that. So how did I ruin Christmas in my eyes? I’ll tell you how. Last week my boyfriend went out and bought a gift...