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English Memories: Catching Up on Movies

February 26, 2015
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English Memories: Catching Up on Movies

I’m a talker. Some would say a nervous talker. I chatter. I start conversations easily. I make connections. I find common ground when I talk to someone. What I wrote today still holds true. I could have written the above paragraph when I was a college freshman. I was a fish out of water....
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BODYARMOR SuperDrink: An All-Natural Sports Drink for Kids and Athletes

February 20, 2015
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BODYARMOR SuperDrink: An All-Natural Sports Drink for Kids and Athletes

I hate getting sick. Touch wood…reaches for wooden desk and taps vigorously…I rarely get sick. I get a flu shot each year without fail. In fact, I haven’t missed a flu shot since the flu shot shortage of 2004 or so. My children and husband each get a flu shot. Still the flu shot can only...
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The Spongebob Movie: In Theaters Now!

February 10, 2015
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The Spongebob Movie: In Theaters Now!

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Spongebob Squarepants! Absorbent and yellow and porous is he. Spongebob Squarepants! My kids missed the Spongebob Squarepants phase. How did this even happen? I don’t know how they missed this phase, but they did. They didn’t power watch Spongebob Squarepants like they did other TV shows....
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Gift Guide: Boxtrolls Released on DVD and Bluray! #seizingfamilytime

January 20, 2015
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Every so often I’m drawn to a movie. Can’t stop thinking about it. At first I can’t explain why. Why am I so obsessed with this movie? Why? I think about the movie. See the movie poster. Read a brief description of the movie. Hear someone talk about the movie. Soon I realize that...
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New from Disney: 2015 Disney Movie Releases! #Disney #movies #FamilyMovieNight

January 8, 2015
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New from Disney: 2015 Disney Movie Releases! #Disney #movies #FamilyMovieNight

Whenever I think of Disney movies,my first thought is always the Wonderful World of Disney. I watched the Wonderful World of Disney on TV as a child. We only had a black and white TV back then so I didn’t get the benefit of all the bright colors. This was in 1970s New Jersey,...
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Posted in Avengers/Marvel, Babies, Children, Disney, Disney Social Media Moms Celebration, Elementary Schoolers, Entertainment, Entertainment, Family, family fun, Family Movie Night, Kids, Kids, Moms, movies, Preschoolers, preschools, preteen, Preteens, Preteens and Tweens, Seizing Family Time, Star Wars, teen years, Teens, Television, Toddlers, Toddlers, Tweens | No Comments »

Teaching Teens Personal Finance: Attention Must be Paid

December 30, 2014
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Teaching Teens Personal Finance:  Attention Must be Paid

Disclosure: I was compensated for writing this post. The views expressed in this post are my own. When our college freshman was in elementary school, she decided she wanted to start her own cosmetics company. Alas, that venture never got off the ground. But it is not forgotten: In an early phase of trying to...
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Gift Guide: Skylanders Trap Team for Wii, PS4, XBox One, XBox 360, WiiU, and Tablets #giftguide

December 16, 2014
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Gift Guide: Skylanders Trap Team for Wii, PS4, XBox One, XBox 360, WiiU, and Tablets #giftguide

Disclosure: I was sent this game to facilitate my review. The views expressed in this post are my own. This post contains affiliate links. I like to be “in the know.” If there is something new, I want to know about it. New movie. New book. New restaurant. You name it…if it is new...
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Gift Guide: Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

December 16, 2014
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Gift Guide: Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Disclosure: I was sent the game to facilitate my review. This post contains affiliate links. The views expressed in the post are my own. One of the perks of having a mom who blogs is getting your mitts on something new. A brand new game. A crisp book hot off the presses. A recently...
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Posted in Children, Computers, Entertainment, Entertainment, entertainment reviews, Family Game Night, Family Shopping Time, games, Gift Guide, Kids, Kids, movies, Musings from Me Reviews, Musings on Technology, preteen, Preteens, Preteens and Tweens, Reviews, shopping, teen years, Teens, Television, Tweens | No Comments »

Gift Guide: Dress Up Your Sports Bag or Your Hair with Pomchies

December 4, 2014
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Gift Guide: Dress Up Your Sports Bag or Your Hair with Pomchies

Disclosure: I was sent a sample pack of snacks and drinks to facilitate my review. This post contains affiliate links. The views expressed in the post are my own.   It’s a good thing that I never close the door to my basement. I leave it open and never close it. Why is that you...
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Gift Guide: Healthy Snacks and Drinks…for School Lunches…Soccer Practices…Christmas Stockings

December 4, 2014
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Gift Guide: Healthy Snacks and Drinks…for School Lunches…Soccer Practices…Christmas Stockings

Disclosure: I was sent a sample pack of snacks and drinks to facilitate my review. This post contains affiliate links. The views expressed in the post are my own.   Shopping for Healthy Snacks and Drinks for School Lunches Sandwiches. Yogurt and fruit. Bagel with cream cheese. Fruit snacks. Granola bars. Cookies. Fruit juice....
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