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Disclosure: This is a sponsored compensated post written by me for Walgreens and Global Influence Network. All thoughts expressed are my own. Pictures included in this post were provided by the sponsor. Throughout the year, my focus is ALWAYS on the kids, whether it’s my own spawn or those belonging to the boyfriend. Their wellbeing and needs are always...

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of LEGO for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Did you have a family photo taken this holiday season? We didn’t…but we wanted to. However, we didn’t have the time. It’s hard to fit in activities when we actually have so little time together. And it was more important for us to get...

Disclosure: I received a Restaurant.com gift card for the purpose of this review. This post was made possible by Mom Spark Media. Thoughts are my own. I can’t believe Christmas is two weeks away. Where did this year go? It seems like it was just yesterday that I was gearing up for last Christmas. Even though there isn’t much time left, I’m...

Disclosure: I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. Relationships take a lot of work, especially when you’re a parent and responsible for the care and well being of children. It’s easy for parents like myself...

It snowed last night while we slept. It didn’t amount to much, but apparently it put Patrick in a playful mood because he made several “snowmen” during the night with leftover marshmallows from his showdown with Uncle Si. I must say, he did a darn good job, don’t you think? ...

Uncle Si vs. Patrick, the Elf on the Shelf…who will win in this epic Marshmallow Showdown? Today is the sixth day in The 25 Days of Christmas with Patrick, our Elf on the Shelf. And today he is joined by none other than Duck Dynasty’s much loved Uncle Si. You can’t really tell who the winner in this Marshmallow Showdown was. There were marshmallows...

It’s day five of The 25 Days of Christmas with Patrick, our Elf on the Shelf. That means there’s only twenty days until Christmas. We’re not ready yet. Are you? I know we still have a ton of shopping to do. And did I mention all the wrapping? Plus I’m making all of the kids and my boyfriend homemade presents. Two days ago I made all...

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links to Gazelle, which means that if you click on a link, I may receive a commission. With holiday shopping just around the corner, many families like mine are still cautiously watching their budgets to determine just how much they can justify spending. Unfortunately our monthly bills don’t...

Day four of The 25 Days of Christmas with Patrick, our Elf on the Shelf. I promised yesterday that today’s photo would be a funny one. And I wasn’t lying. It’s hilarious.  Out of the past four days, today’s is my favorite. My boyfriend’s too. And now you can see why. I mentioned in yesterday’s post that after Patrick won...

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