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A Penguin Encounter

A day with the penguins was what my son asked for as his birthday wish, so a day with the penguins was what he got. My sons both love animals, and a local-ish aquarium offers “Penguin Encounters” that allow guests to get up close to these feathered, non-flying friends. We started the day with church […]

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Younger Looking Skin In 28 Days

Beautiful, soft, young looking skin is something we always want, but as we head into the holiday season (and face reunions, parties, and large holiday get-togethers with people we haven’t seen since last year) we especially want to look terrific. I took the #Olay28Day Challenge by applying Olay Regenerist Micro Sculpting Cream all over my […]

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Our Family Potrait

This is a partnered post It’s been quite a while since we took a family portrait… five years to be exact. The last family photo we have hanging on a wall was when me younger son was not quite one year old, and my husband expressed disappointment about this. I agreed with him… we needed […]

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Best Books For Children’s Gifts

Books make great gifts for children, because in addition to bringing a new world to kids, it can teach them something new… and parents really like this. Some kids aren’t thrilled at the idea of receiving books as a Christmas present (sort of akin to getting a sweater with a reindeer on it), but if […]

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5 Good Reasons To Rethink The D-Word

“Ugh, I can’t take it anymore! You won’t believe what he said to me today!” A friend recently ranted about her husband’s daily failings as a husband, and if her accounts were true, he really was pretty awful that day. I’m sometimes tempted to call her husband and give him a piece of my mind, […]

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