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Better Back to School Options with Quaker | @Quaker #ad #QuakerTime #CollectiveBias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #QuakerTime #CollectiveBias I can’t believe summer is already over. Now it’s time to get back into our busy routine of getting up early, heading out to school, homework, a quick snack, a sports activity, dinner then bed; only …

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The Best Tech Gifts For The Hard To Shop For Husband | #OneBuyForAll

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What cool gifts do you buy a guy who has just about everything?  That is one dilemma I face every year during the holidays. My husband is the type of guy who doesn’t NEED anyhing. When putting our holiday gift lists together every year, all I get from him is “A Best Buy Gift Card for the best tech gifts would be awesome”.  Yes, every year the entire family buys him exactly what he wants and he ends up spending it on the kids and I.  (Really, that isn’t such a bad thing, right?)


So this year, I decided to take on a different tactic.  Why not tell him that we needed a gift and that I wanted to pick up a movie for a friend, then follow him around the store while he is checking out the best tech gifts  for the season.  

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On A Mission For Stain Resistant Carpet – Mohawk Flooring

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Over the weekend, as part of a sponsored post for Collective Bias® I grabbed a girlfriend and headed out the the Lobster Festival in San Pedro to meet up with the “Licensed To Spill” Tour.

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Messy kids and an incontinent dog, I’m having to clean my carpets just about weekly!  Our mission was to check out the Mohawk flooring since I desperately need a great stain resistant carpet for my home.

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Springtime Allergies Make Mom’s Day Challenging

Lately I’ve been suffering from allergies, so bad, that when I put on my make up, my eyes begin to run immediately.  Generally when that happens, I dump all my make up and start shopping for all new product.  But with this time of year, I usually chalk it up to seasonal allergies like pollen and hay fever.  

I don’t know about you, but when I have an allergy attack, I am just drained.  Eyes water, nose runs, itches, eventually if it’s a bad attack, I start coughing and become extremely tired, which just doesn’t work with toddlers!  Therefore I need something fast acting to get mama back to her day.  
My friends at Collective Bias told me about  MyAllerGenius.com, which has some great tools to help allergy sufferers and moms of children with allergies. (See them here: Browsing Allegra and CVS) One of my favorite features?  Pollen Alerts.  Sign up and you will receive email or text alerts on the pollen levels in your area.  What a great way to prepare for the day.  Knowing in advance that I may have issues with allergies on a given day would make mom’s day so much easier.  

Spring Cleaning with Delicious Pairings from Walmart

This morning, I decided it was time to start “Spring Cleaning”.  Since darling hubby was home on his Spring Break, he ran the kids to Preschool/Kindergarten, so I had some time to myself.  And typical me, I decided  it was finally time I tackled the final cabinet I put off. First, I drove to Walmart …

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Shopping for Spring Fashion with Cookie’s Kids

With Easter quickly approaching and the numerous Easter events going on throughout Orange County (see OC Spring Events), I decided it was time to shop for some spring fashion for the munchkins. Don’t they look adorable in their Easter Outfits? Have you been to Cookie’s Kids?  It is a website filled with clothing for babies, …

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