Julie Chu and The USA Hockey Foundation – Citi Every Step of the Way

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This post was created in partnership with Citi®. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I wrote a post yesterday about Citi Every Step of the Way. You can read it here. I couldn’t decide who I wanted to write about because all 9 are fabulous athletes. I chose to write about Julie Chu for

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Fabulous Friday – Fitness


Nike+ Running Stats I know I have mentioned that I love to exercise. And I believe I have mentioned that I love to run. And if I haven’t I am announcing it right now. I love to run. I am addicted to running. It’s actually driving me nuts that I am sitting here in front

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Citi Every Step of the Way #EveryStep – Olympics


This post was created in partnership with Citi®. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I don’t know about you but I have been watching the Olympics. I love watching the ice skating. That is my favorite event in the Winter Olympics. Which is one of the reasons I’m writing this post. I don’t usually

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The Loom Boom is a hit


* Disclaimer: We received products in payment for this review. Even though we received the product in payment our opinion is 100% our own.   For Brooke’s 10th Birthday Bash she received a Loom Boom to review. She fell in love with it right away. For me it was a big relief since we have

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Valentines Red Velvet Cookies – Recipe

Proud of the turn out.

The kids and I had a blast making Valentines cookies this evening. Here’s some pictures of the girls making cookies and after the pictures I will post the recipe. I am so proud of the kids! They had fun learning to bake with me today. We made 3 batches of Red Velvet Cookies today. They

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Thank you H&R Block – My taxes are done

Well, my 2013 taxes are out of the way. Thank you H&R Block for making it so easy to prepare my taxes online and file online. I don’t pay anyone to do my taxes. I just hop on H&R Block’s website and put my tax info in. They ask all the right questions. No confusion

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Brooke Turned 10 – Wordless Wednesday


Brooke turned 10 on the February 9th. Here’s pictures of her and her Loom Boom after the party.

New Cat Litter In Town – and I think I like it


*This was not compensated in any way. I bought the product and reviewed it on my own time.   So, there’s a new cat litter in town that I found while shopping at Walmart. The box is really cool looking and it has huge lettering that says “7 day odor-free” and also “guaranteed”. Now those

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Cricut or Silhouette Cameo?


Ever since I saw those Family Rules wall decals all over on Etsy I have been curious about how they are made. Look how awesome these are: I think my favorite is the last one. See, I would love to make something like that to hang on my walls. I also have to start organizing

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Double Digits

Next month my oldest will be turning 10. I’m a little sad to see her growing up so fast. But also proud of all the challenges that she has faced and come through. I know it can’t be easy having two younger siblings. I know I had three older siblings and that was a pain.

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Welcome 2014! #noresolution2014


I don’t know about you but I am ready for a new year. There was some rough patches for family members in 2013. I am glad to say goodbye to it and look forward to a wonderful 2014. Not only do I say goodbye to 2013 but also to a few blood relatives. 2013 taught

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Last Minute Gift Ideas #MyKindOfHoliday


“This post is brought to you by Target, but all opinions and content are my own. Follow along with #MyKindOfHoliday”   So, if you are like me you wait until the last minute to get Christmas gift shopping done. Then you scramble to find the perfect gift for people. When I get in a pinch

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