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Stargazing With My Boys + Resources For Beginners

Raising boys is a daily adventure, and their curiosity and excitement is contagious. They show interest in amazing things I always wanted to learn about and experience as a child, and this time, I can, because I’m doing with with my own children. We are exploring, learning, and having fun together. My husband and I […]

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  • Thanks for the wonderful advice! Stargazing has always been one of my favorite hobbies.ReplyCancel

  • I appreciate that my parents worked hard to expose my siblings and myself to the world around us when we were young. It created life-long curiosity.ReplyCancel

  • Almost every clear night when I get home, I stand outside staring at the stars and locating constellations. It’s so magical! I love the idea of having the right tools to do it better though.ReplyCancel

  • I always liked the sky lab days in school, where you crawl in the big balloon type thing and they project the stars on the walls.ReplyCancel

  • I love star gazing. I’m thinking about getting a telescope to share with the grandkids.ReplyCancel

A Kitchen Full Of Olive Wood

I spend a lot of my time in the kitchen, because I love to cook healthy meals for my family, and my focus in the last year has been upgrading my cookware and cooking utensils to be as safe, healthy, and useful as possible too. I fell in love with olive wood utensils after learning […]

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Win a Veet Infini’Silk At Home Laser Hair Removal System!

I’ve been using Veet Infini’Silk at home laser hair removal system for the last few months now to permanently reduce hair growth on areas where I’m frankly tired of shaving or waxing, and Veet let me know that they are hosting a giveaway so readers can win their own as well. You can win a […]

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  • Rita Sheppard

    I think it’s great and would love to try it.ReplyCancel

  • Cindy L

    This looks like an amazing product that I would love to win!ReplyCancel

  • Adella Gonzalez

    I think this product is awesome. Definitely saves money on razors and waxing.ReplyCancel

  • Linda Peavy

    This looks like a product I’d love to try and I know my daughters would too!ReplyCancel

  • Brittany

    This product looks perfect, exactly what I need!ReplyCancel

  • Barbara Butler

    it looks like a great product that I would use a lot I have always wanted oneReplyCancel

  • Jake B

    Sounds like an amazing product and I can’t wait to try it out. Thanks for the chance to win.ReplyCancel

  • Lori Bahn

    This looks like a wonderful product. I can’t wait to try thisReplyCancel

  • Denise Anderson

    I think this could make my shower time so much quicker ad really revolutioize Body Hair issues.ReplyCancel

  • Diane Bassette

    I have never used, but it sure looks amazing!!ReplyCancel

  • Heather!

    I love that permanent hair removal can be achieved after ten uses! That would be amazing…and so convenient to do it from home!ReplyCancel

  • Opal Baker

    I would love to try this,am so tired of shaving my legs.ReplyCancel

  • stephanie mellott

    I would so love to try this.ReplyCancel

  • Patrycja Chudziak

    I like that they use the same hair reduction technology found in fine skincare clinics all over the world.ReplyCancel

  • Linda Kish

    Such a simple to use product. I would love to have one.ReplyCancel

  • Melissa Mazzur

    I think this is a great product that would save me lots of time!ReplyCancel

  • robyn donnelly

    They have quality products that are worth checking into. I like the easy fit of the product as you hold it.ReplyCancel

  • Joanna

    I think this product looks awesome and it would definitely saves money on razors.ReplyCancel

  • I love this – it looks so much more convenient and cheaper than going to a spa for laser hair removal!ReplyCancel

  • Tina Harris

    Looks awesome and I totally NEED something like this, would LOVE to try it.ReplyCancel

  • Tammi Laney

    I love veet products.Makes your legs feel so smooth.ReplyCancel

  • This looks like a high quality product that would make life easier and more stylish!ReplyCancel

  • Cindy Conner Bowling

    I tthink it sounds great and would love to give it a try.ReplyCancel

  • Shelbie Johnston

    Have used VEET hair remover and I love it, I can’t imagine anything they make isn’t of the highest quality!ReplyCancel

  • jose benavides

    I think they are wonderful I would love to have them all .ReplyCancel

  • SD Murray

    Wow! This really looks like the answer to so many embarrassing challenges!ReplyCancel

  • Heather Johnson

    This looks like just the thing I need.ReplyCancel

  • nickie

    This looks amazing and I would love to try it.ReplyCancel

  • It looks like an awesome product I am very interested in trying!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Shawna O

    I love that the Infini’Silk technology permanently gets rid of unwanted hair in 6 weeks and can be used in the privacy of my own home. I absolutely would love to use this product! Thanks for the chance!ReplyCancel

  • Gina N

    In six short weeks to have smooth hair-free legs would be marvelous. This product is wonderful!ReplyCancel

  • Jeanine

    I think that the products are amazing and if I didn’t have 3 kids I would for sure treat myself to one of them.ReplyCancel

5 Days To Softer, Smoother Skin @VaselineBrand #Vaseline

This post brought to you by Vaseline. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Penelope’s Oasis. This time of year, my skin tends to get very dry. It runs in my family, and some years it’s been so bad that I’d wake up with the skin on my hands cracked and bleeding. Obviously […]

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  • Great recap of your challenge! I ‘ll have to check this out! :)ReplyCancel

  • It’s so important to moisturize. I would love to get Winter Care Pack!ReplyCancel

  • Yes, I definitely have dry skin in the winter. It gets so itchy!ReplyCancel

  • My skin gets extremely dry during the fall and winter so I’m always moisturizing like crazy.ReplyCancel

  • Yes I often have a problem with dry skin. Love your Winter Pack sounds fun!ReplyCancel

  • Yes, I have horribly dry skin, especially during the fall and winter months.ReplyCancel

  • My feet suffer the most as I like don’t like to wear shoes.ReplyCancel

  • My skin is much softer since I started using Vaseline. It’s perfect especially when it gets cold.ReplyCancel

  • This would be so great as my hands (and skin) get so rough and dry during the winter months. :)ReplyCancel

  • My skin gets dry during the winter time as well, so I’ll definitely need something like this.ReplyCancel

  • I’m dependent upon moisturizers during the winter months to keep my skin from making me feel like I’m molting. I can already tell a difference in my lips.ReplyCancel

Orecchiette with Beans and Pepper Steak Recipe #EsPosibleConBarilla @BarillaUS

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Barilla and Latina Bloggers Connect. I have a confession…I don’t love rice. I know most people do, and I do love my carbs, but not necessarily rice. When my mother-in-law makes us arroz y habichuelas (rice and beans) when we visit, I ask her to just give […]

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  • All I use is Barilla but I’m going to have to try this recipe out. It looks delicious.ReplyCancel

  • That is one delicious bowl of nothing but yum! I love this recipe!ReplyCancel

  • Barilla pasta is my favorite as it always comes out perfect! Your dish looks really tasty and I’ll definitely make it soon!ReplyCancel

  • This looks amazing! I can’t believe how awesome this looks. A must try.ReplyCancel

  • I like rice, but given the option I reach for pasta.ReplyCancel

  • I love beans, in fact I prefer it often to other proteins. That looks like a nice dish that you could mix all together to make a fun meal.ReplyCancel