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A Summer Of Date Nights #SummerOfGroupon

This post brought to you by Summer of Groupon. All opinions are 100% mine. If there is one thing lacking around here, it’s date nights. My husband and I are so busy with work and our kids, and we don’t really have any grandparents to help us out much, that we don’t get to spend […]

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  • We had a fun adventure to Idaho to visit my family. We are also going to a farm this weekend. Your summer sounds amazing!ReplyCancel

  • Looks like you have really been Grouponing it up :-)!!! Looks like you have had a really fun summer with lots of fun places to go and have some new adventures and memories!!ReplyCancel

  • Sounds like you had an amazing #SummerOfGrouponReplyCancel

  • Wow, you really have had an amazing summer.

    We’ve been to St Louis and Padukah and are still planning a trip to the mountains soon.ReplyCancel

  • I haven’t had an epic event in so long I forget what they feel like. I’m hoping that changes soon for us.

    I’ve enjoyed reading about your adventures.You have me keeping a close eye on my Groupon app on my phone ready to snatch a great deal. I’m so glad you were a part of this campaign so that I could really learn more about what it offers me. (It offers A LOT!)ReplyCancel

  • You all sure have been having an amazing summer! You look like you had a great time on your date night.ReplyCancel

  • So far I think it has to have been going to Quakecon in Dallas. My husband and daughter just love video games so that was a really great event for our family to go to.ReplyCancel

  • Wow sounds like date night was a success! I’m sure the candles and stone walls were relaxing.ReplyCancel

  • it looks like a really lovely summer! Everyone looks so happy!ReplyCancel

  • No real epic adventures this summer for us. But what a great way to spend the summer doing fun things and getting great deals! I love the idea of it and am so glad y’all have had fun!ReplyCancel

  • It has been a quiet summer so far, but we are going to Canada for a week soon, so that should be fun. I am just enjoying having my kids home from college for the summer!ReplyCancel

  • Kait

    I have used Groupon so muc more this summer than in the past. I love to grab fun deals for the family!ReplyCancel

  • What an amazing #SummerOfGroupon. Who knew you could do so many amazing things with Groupon!ReplyCancel

  • I see you guys are still having a blast, keep having fun.ReplyCancel

  • I’ve been loving seeing all the stuff you’ve been doing with Groupon. I didn’t realize just how valuable using Groupon could be.ReplyCancel

Men Like Pampering Too #SummerOfGroupon

This post brought to you by Summer of Groupon. All opinions are 100% mine. So my husband was perusing Groupon‘s Summer Shop recently when I left the site open on my laptop. We recently found a lot of great deals for massages, family activities, great restaurants, and I even indulged in a mini-mom makever that […]

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  • I asked my boyfriend if he’d be interested in this, and sadly he said no. lolReplyCancel

    • Penelope

      Lol…some men like to be hairy :) I actually love my husband’s 5 o’clock shadow, but he wants to laser his face too! (He hates shaving, he has to do it daily because it grows so fast and thick)ReplyCancel

  • My hubby is barely hairy at all. But, my brothers are hairy baboons, lol! And they are always shaving.ReplyCancel

  • I love that there are services for men too.ReplyCancel

  • OH how I wish my husband would get this done on his face. He can be hairy everywhere else and it doesn’t bother me a bit. In fact, I love a bit of chest hair, but I can’t stand facial hair. I love reading about your adventures and savings.ReplyCancel

  • I like a little hairy. :) I think my husband would do it if I wanted him, too. Was it painful?ReplyCancel

    • Penelope

      Yes! He said he had to keep asking the technician to pause because it hurt so much.ReplyCancel

  • I hate shaving. I would love to get laser hair removal. It’s just not in my budget right now.ReplyCancel

    • Penelope

      When you are closer, check out Groupon because they offer 3 sessions for the price of one so it will go farther with one of their deals. I had it done years back and haven’t shaved my legs or underarms in years, it’s amazingly freeing!ReplyCancel

  • OH how neat, glad to see he enjoyed pampering! I always wondered if that would hurt or not!ReplyCancel

  • I’ve had laser hair removal and when I was coming up on going for a year every 6-8 weeks I stopped going. The majority of the hair is gone but not completely gone it is on my list of things to do, to go back and finish the treatments. I had a “for life” so I can go back any time to finish. This just reminds me that I need too.ReplyCancel

  • I have always wanted to do this. A Groupon would be a great way to get started. Thank you to your husband for sharing!ReplyCancel

  • I’m happy that everybody is able to take advantage of the great deals on Groupon. I don’t think I could talk my husband into that though. What is the pain factor like?ReplyCancel

    • Penelope

      Painful :) He really wanted to do it though. I definitely didn’t push it!ReplyCancel

  • Love that Groupon offers pampering deals for men not only women.ReplyCancel

A Manhattan Getaway #SummerOfGroupon

This post brought to you by Summer of Groupon. All opinions are 100% mine. My husband has been wanting to take me away a while. Just some time away from our daily lives and chores, which I thought it sounded like a great idea, but the search for the perfect hotel, the planning, etc seemed […]

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  • I just love escaping like that and unplugging makes it even better! You’ve been having a GREAT summer!ReplyCancel

  • That’s awesome that you got an upgraded suite! It looks like it was a great trip. Good for you!ReplyCancel

  • What a great (unplugged) getaway! I haven’t had one of those since, well, I started blogging 4 years ago! So glad you all had a fun time in the city. I’m curious to see what sweets that Dylan’s Candy Shop carried.ReplyCancel

  • Sounds like such a fun weekend! I want to take my family to NYC sometime. We need to do another Chicago weekend getaway as a family, too.ReplyCancel

  • Look’s like you had a great trip. And it’s always amazing to be upgraded.ReplyCancel

  • Okay, those firemen pictures are killing me! How insanely adorable!ReplyCancel

  • How fun! That looks like such a fun day full of adventure! I live in Kansas so to be able to go and do and experience a day in the life would be so fun!ReplyCancel

  • what a fun little getaway! I haven’t been to NYC in way too long, I loved your pictures and all the savings you had!ReplyCancel

  • I swear you have had the most amazing summer LOL. I loved NY the one time I visited and would love to visit again.ReplyCancel

  • You had an amazing view! I bet Dylan’s Candy Bar is tasty. Those beds are huge!ReplyCancel

My Chevron Life

This post brought to you by Listerine. All opinions are 100% mine. Home decor has been on my mind a lot lately. I’ve been redecorating and redesigning our whole house lately, on a big home makeover kick that is addictive…I love the process, and when I’m done with a room, I love the results. And […]

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  • I love chevron stripes, too. I’m slowly getting ready to put my house on the market so I can’t go all crazy with decor, but one chevron wall would be okay, right???ReplyCancel

    • Penelope

      Why not, it might sell better if the buyers love chevron too :)ReplyCancel

  • We also like the Cool MInt best. So cute that they’re adding the chevron design. The bottles will be much cuter on the counter now!.ReplyCancel

  • I love Chevron, it just adds so much personality.ReplyCancel

  • Oh, I love chevron designs, too! Guess I’ll go with the citrus Listerine for the orange (UT Vols)! :)ReplyCancel

  • Oooh… I must know about that camera bag. Who makes it? I am in love with chevron too!ReplyCancel

  • That chevron design is cool. I like the cool mint flavor of Listerine.ReplyCancel

  • I really like the chevron pattern and I’m glad that it’s in:D When I was younger, I drew the chevron design always in my notebooks, everytime in a different color combination :) I thinks it’s a great idea that Listerine does something special. If I lived in the US, I would definitely buy a bottle:)ReplyCancel

  • I wasn’t a big fan of chevron (and I love stripes) at first, but I’m starting to warm up to it a little. I adore that handbag!ReplyCancel

  • I love Chevron print as well. WE are cool mint Listerine fans!ReplyCancel

  • I love the new chevron print! The blue would match my bathroom decor best. Having everything match makes the whole room feel put together.ReplyCancel

  • I LOVED LOVED LOVED their Vanilla Mint – and then they stopped making it :( Truly saddening. I just finished making an art piece with a Chevron piece of scrapbook paper, and I bought a dress earlier this summer with a chevron print. I really like it too.ReplyCancel

  • I absolutely love chevron, and that camera bag is too cute. I would love to get one of those, my camera coat is getting kind of dingy.ReplyCancel

  • Jenniferh

    This is such a pretty design!ReplyCancel

A Day Of Adventures #SummerOfGroupon

This post brought to you by Summer of Groupon. All opinions are 100% mine. My son has been asking to go miniature golfing all summer. He’s never tried it but heard about it from his school friends, and was anxious to see what all the other four year olds were talking about, so of course […]

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  • This looks like so much fun. Miniature golfing is a great family event. When Zeva gets a bit older, I plan on dragging the rest of the family out to do it. I’m confident we’ll have a family fun day too.

    Thank you for letting me live through you with these amazing pictures. It looks like you all had a great family day out.ReplyCancel

  • Looks like you guys had a great time. Those clowns are scary!!! The boys looked like they loved mini golf!ReplyCancel

  • I’m jealous, you guys are still having a blast!ReplyCancel

  • My son would absolutely LOVE this… he loves creepy! And we love putt putt golf.ReplyCancel

  • Looks like everybody had a great time, but wow no thanks on the clowns!ReplyCancel

  • It has been such a long time since I’ve been mini golfing, looks like people had fun!ReplyCancel

  • Oh my goodness, that is one heck of a summer of fun so far. You are right, that golf course is awesome! I am going to check out the groupon deals in our area when I get home.ReplyCancel

  • We love playing mini golf. It’s always a good time.ReplyCancel

  • It’s great to know you can get some great deals on so many amazing family adventures on Groupon.ReplyCancel

  • Looks like a great time and they look like they are having a great time.ReplyCancel

  • Wow, what an amazing mini golf course. I’ve never seen one with such detailed theming and so many other great attractions!ReplyCancel

  • What fun! We plan to find some great mini golf locales during vacation. I will have to check if there are any groupon deals available for that time period.ReplyCancel

  • I just bought a groupon for a local putt putt place in Indy. It was so fun even if Cohen didn’t get it at all.ReplyCancel

  • I’ve been debating whether or not mini golf is age appropriate for my 5 year. Glad to see your crew had a great time! It definitely gives me hope!ReplyCancel

  • I love playing mini-golf, always have, always will! The way they designed that park is really neat!ReplyCancel

  • I love Mini-Golfing and we so enjoy doing that activity as a family. But you can keep the fun house to yourselves ;) Those are just creepy, LOL.ReplyCancel

  • Bayville Adventure Park looks like a fun place. My grandkids would have a ball there.ReplyCancel

  • Miniature golf is so fun with the whole family! I have fond memories and I think we’re going to go soon.ReplyCancel

Life’s Good In The Kitchen #LGKitchen

Life’s good in the kitchen, something I discovered after I started to get in there and learned to cook. My childhood was filled with memories of a kitchen filled with delicious aromas emanating from boiling pots and something baking in the oven. To this day, the scent of baked bread is my favorite, and brings […]

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