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Summer reading with the Energizer Bunny. #summerreading #giveaway #spon
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Fun Summer Reading Adventures + Books #SummerReading

This is a Scholastic sponsored post. Have your kids been reading this summer? I encourage my kids to spend their summer’s reading by having a lot of books available. They always seem to find the books. The theme for this year’s Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge is “Power Up & Read,” powered by Energizer®. The Energizer Bunny helped my daughter with her summer reading and we captured it with a few pictures. Beautiful morning to catch up…

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Magic School Bus on Netflix #streamteam
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Must-Watch Throwback Shows on Netflix #StreamTeam #spon

This is a Netflix #StreamTeam sponsored post. My kids will often watch some of the old shows that I loved to watch as a kid on Netflix. My older kids will watch some of the throwbacks from when they were really little. These throwback shows are great to watch on rainy summer days when the kids can’t go outside. Make some popcorn and watch some throwbacks!! Here are some of our favorites: The nice thing…

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Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge 2015; Setting #SummerReading goals for your kids. Scholastic offers printables and tips to help you set up a fun and easy summer reading challenge for the summer. Avoide #SummerSlide! #sponsored
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Setting Your Summer Reading Challenge Goals #SummerReading #spon

This is a Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge sponsored post. Summer is here! Today is the last day of school for my kids. Do you have a summer reading program in place for your kids this summer? Before you get all, “but it’s summer and they need to be lazy” on me…listen! I get that! I don’t like a lot of structure in the summer either. I enjoy the lazy days. I enjoy sleeping in. I…

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The technology of grilling; Kenmore grills; Grilling Recipes Cookbook #giveaway #sponsored #ArtofGrilling
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Technology of Grilling + Grilling Recipes Cookbook  #ArtofGrilling #ad

This is a Kenmore grill sponsored post. The first smell of burgers on the grill is my sign that summer is here. Everyone knows that burgers are grilling and summer is here. I know that doesn’t sound very techie, but I’ll get to the tech part. Be sure to check out the grilling recipes cookbook giveaway at the end of the post. Grilling Memories When I was a kid, we always had a pool in…

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Talking To My Teen About Underage Drinking #ABFamilyTalk #Spon

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Anheuser-Busch’s Family Talk About Drinking Program. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. A few week ago, I gave you my tips on talking to your teen about underage drinking. Anheuser-Busch has created a Family Talk About Drinking program to help parents talk to their kids about drinking. The Parent Guide is a great resource if you are unsure…

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