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Keep Warm and Trendy on the Slopes this Winter Thanks to Sport Chek

We talked about our kids looking trendy on the slopes, but what about the adults? Hubby is always complaining that his snow gear is dated and it hangs in the closet in-used. So I thought I would share some awesome must have pieces this Ski season! Keep Warm and Trendy on the Slopes this Winter Thanks to Sport Chek Must Haves for Men: Smith Quantum MIPS Charcoal Men’s Ski & Snowboard Helmet The new Smith Quantum ski & snowboard helmet provides maximum protection using Aerocore™  ...

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Bring the Speed this Holiday Season with NASCAR Heat 2

Are you a NASCAR fan? I have a friend who really enjoys watching the races so I thought it would be fun to send him a copy of NASCAR Heat 2. Check out his thoughts below. NASCAR Heat 2 brings the most authentic and intense stock car and truck racing of all time. Test your driving skills across 29 NASCAR sanctioned ovals, road courses, and the infamous dirt track, Eldora Speedway. Race as the biggest names in motorsports with the largest roster of drivers in NASCAR video game history. Take  ...

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Brie Apple Walnut Bites with Honey Drizzle #Recipe

*This add was brought to you in partnership with Triscuit. All opinions are my own. We have been talking everything holiday on the blog lately. Looking around social media and commercials I am not the only one. I am really trying to be on top of planning and prep work as I want to enjoy my family when they visit. With two growing boys they are always happy to test out new recipes before I serve them to our company. Triscuit is a staple in our cupboard. If I am not careful my oldest will  ...

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Cats, General Chit Chat

How to Find the Right Pet-Sitter for the Holidays

Every pet owner needs a reliable sitter to turn to when they travel. If you’re lucky enough to have one already, though, you still might be scrambling when the holidays roll around. People get busy, and your go-to person may not be available. That’s why a database of proven, trustworthy pet-sitters is such a welcome boon! Rover.com connects you with lots of local sitters offering competitive rates for a variety of pet care services, including overnight sits. From here on out, you’ll always  ...

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5 Christmas Traditions That Cost Nothing

As much as I say I will not go crazy at Christmas it is often hard to do. Setting a budget and sticking to it this year has been a bit of a challenge, but happy to report I am doing it. I honestly thought our holidays would be blah, but after some thinking it is the total opposite. I had to take a step back and remember what I loved most about Christmas, and that is the fun family traditions. 5 Christmas Traditions That Cost Nothing Check out my list before for 5 fun but FREE traditions you  ...

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Give the Gift of a Home This holiday Season

The holidays can be hard for many families. As some are out shopping, baking and trimming their trees, others are worried how they will put food on the table or pay their rent. Other often worry about finding a warm place to lay their head at night. Thankfully Habitat for Humanity is there to help and support Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit housing organization that brings communities together to help working, low-income families build strength, stability and independence through  ...

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Raise the Fun with Hasbro Games

Everyone who knows me knows I love board games. We own so many that hubby has told me we can not add any new ones. SIGH! What is a mama to do? Raise the fun and reinvent classic favourites of course! Raise the Fun with Hasbro Games Hasbro offers many classic games that my boys know and love. I was grateful to Hasbro when they shipped us a full box filled with various board games to play. But the trick was we could not play them how we normally would, instead we needed to put a fun twist on  ...

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5 Black Fridays Deals from XBox

Black Friday is here and I have some great deals from Microsoft. Of course when I find a good deal I need to share it with you so check below for some fabulous offerings. The Big Deal they are offering is a Microsoft Xbox One S 500GB Console for $229!! AMAZING right?   Get Deal here! Deal Number 1 Get $50 off and a free game when you purchase the Xbox One S bundles starting at $299.Deal number 2 Save $10 on Xbox Live Gold memberships Deal number 3 Save $20 on Xbox Design Lab, create  ...

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Managing sleep habits during the holidays with GoodNites #AD

During the holidays we seem to be out visiting family all the time. All the craziness can make for some cranky boys if I do not pay attention to their sleep schedules. We know that all kids need a restful, uninterrupted night of sleep to function the next day. Managing sleep habits during the holidays with GoodNites Check out these five tips from Child and Family Therapist Michele Kambolis to help your child get a peaceful sleep each and every night. Create a clear transition time. Creating  ...

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