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kitchen remodel

Kitchen Remodel Update


disclaimer: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Photos included provided by Best Buy. I honestly wish I had a great update for you showing how far we’ve come since the last update. The truth of the matter is though that life had other…

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portrait innovations

Portrait Innovations Spring Photo Package


disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Portrait Innovations. I’d like to thank them for helping me keep the lights on around here. Spring is in the air and we celebrated by having Spring photos taken of S. We had such a good experience the last time we went to Portrait Innovations that we returned to take advantage of their huge…

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Best Buy Lunch Box Promotion

Easter Basket Ideas From Best Buy


Easter is right around the corner. I can’t believe how quickly it’s creeping up on us. I mean, weren’t we just celebrating Mardi Gras last week? Feels like I was just in Louisiana but now Easter is knocking on our door. I have so much fun putting together things for each kids Easter Basket. I love finding fun and unique…

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31 gifts

Favorite Travel Bags + Thirty One Gifts Twitter Chat #31Travels


I have been loving my gear from Thirty-One Gifts. So many of their items are perfect for travel! It seems like every time I pack for a trip, regardless if it’s via air or car, most of my bags are from Thirty-One Gifts. For example, on a recent trip to Mardi Gras in Lake Charles, Louisiana, this is what I…

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DysonSupersonicHairDryer

Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer Review #dysonsponsored


please note: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. I already love Dyson vacuums. I’m particular to the stick vacuum. That has quickly become our family favorite and it is the one I use all the time. When I heard about a…

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terry fator

TERRY FATOR RETURNS TO THE FOX THEATRE MARCH 4


    Get ready to experience a night a good laughter.  Singer, comedian and celebrity impressionist, Terry Fator will return to the Fox Theatre for a side-splitting performance on Saturday, March 4 at 7:30 p.m.; presented locally by MGM Grand. Terry Fator became a household name in 2007 when he won Season 2 of America's Got Talent with his unique…

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countertop makeover

How To Paint Countertops with Giani #SmallHouseLiving


Trying to stay on budget for our kitchen remodel has been challenging, but not impossible. My original estimated budget was $300, but after getting to work in the kitchen I knew I was going to have to up it some. Our new goal is to keep it under $500. In order to do that we had to find a very…

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Chicago Auto Show

3 Reasons Why You Should Attend The Chicago Auto Show


Born and raised in Big 3 country (aka the headquarters for GM, Chrysler & Ford) I’ve been around and appreciated cars my entire life. It’s been an interesting ride watching all the changes happen in the auto industry over the years. Of course, the best place to see those changes are at an auto show. There you have the chance…

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Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live + Ticket Giveaway


Fans of Mister Rogers will want to make sure to introduce their children to Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood where the legacy of “Mister Rogers” lives on. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood is from The Fred Rogers Company and airs daily on PBS KIDS. Now, Daniel and all of his friends are hopping aboard Trolley to delight live audiences with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live!…

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