10 Young Children’s Easter Books Under $5

10 Children's Easter Books Under Five Dollars

Nothing get’s children more excited about an upcoming holiday than introducing a new book! My kids and I love to sit down each night and read together. As a holiday approaches we’ll gather books that feature the holiday at hand and have a fun time counting down until the day arrives. I’ve searched all of Amazon.com to bring you 10 Easter Books for ages: Baby through young reader.  Some of these books are board books,…

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Slammers SuperFood Snacks: Organic on-the-go Pouches Kids Love

Slammers SuperFood Snack

In case it’s not entirely clear, we love moms.. and we especially love supporting mom-made products that have been made with children in mind.  Recently we had the chance to check out Slammers Super Food Snacks which are an organic superfood mixture of fruits, veggies, and vitamins, packed in a squeeze pouch for on-the-go nutrition. You know the kind! Except these aren’t just your boring old applesauce, these are yummy squeezy goodness with fun names…

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Fogo De Chão–Brazilian Steak House Dining at its Finest

I received a complimentary meal from Fogo de Chao for the purpose of this review I recently had the opportunity to check out one of the newest restaurants here in Troy, Michigan. Fogo De Chão. An absolutely amazing Brazilian steakhouse. Fortunately, you can find a Fogo De Chão in several major cities like Chicago, Boston, Miami, New Orleans, Los Angeles, and other places. They’re also expanding so there may be one near you soon. If…

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Skylanders Academy Season 2 Premiers October 6 on Netflix–Free Coloring Pages

Skylanders Unite! The heroic team is back for a second season on Netflix on October 6. The Skylanders are back in action protecting the realm! In the animated series from Activision Blizzard Studios, Skylanders Academy  follows the heroic adventures of Spyro (Justin Long), Eruptor (Jonathan Banks), Stealth Elf (Ashley Tisdale), Jet-Vac (Jonny Rees), Pop Fizz (Bobcat Goldthwait) and their team of young warriors as they travel the vast Skylands universe protecting it from evil-doers.  Created…

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Noodles and Company New Thai Green Curry and Pork Adobo @Noodlescompany

    I recently met up with a group of fellow Michigan bloggers for a taste testing event at Noodles & Company in Royal Oak, Michigan to check out the debut of two new dishes. Thai Green Curry & Pork Adobo. I’ve been to this Noodles & Company in the past, it’s a beautiful location right in the heart of the city.  If you’d like to learn more about this particular location feel free to…

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Back to Nature– Better-for-You Non GMO Products

  This post has been sponsored by Back to Nature. All opinions are my own. Your experience may vary. Back to Nature has you covered with tons of Non-GMO products that are simply delicious, simply good! Several years ago when the whole organic scene started getting bigger, I discovered Back to Nature products. It was in 2011 or so when I learned that my middle child, had food allergies and we had to branch out…

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The Swan Princess: Princess Tomorrow, Pirate Today–Out Now on DVD

**Sony Home Video provided me with some of the materials I used in this Blog Post/Giveaway. The opinions I share are my own.**   My 4 year old Silje loves dressing up like a princess at all times of the year, but because she has two big brothers she also has a feisty side therefore you’ll  also catch her dressing up as a ninja, a power ranger, and plenty of various superheroes on any given…

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Noodles & Company New Chicken Veracruz & Napa Market Salad with Chicken @Noodlescompany

Noodles & Company Logo

    I recently met up with a group of local Michigan bloggers for a taste testing at Noodles & Company in Royal Oak, Michigan to check out the debut of two new salads. The Chicken Veracruz Salad & the Napa Market Salad with Chicken. When I walked into the Noodles & Company on the corner of Main & 4th I was pleasantly surprised. It has great atmosphere. It’s clean, well-lit, and it sits on…

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$5 Back After First Shopping Trip with Checkout 51 and $5 for Every Referral– Hurry Ends Soon

  Do you love getting cash back on grocery purchases? Have a smart phone or computer? Reside in the U.S.?  Want to earn $5 for free?  Before you read further make sure to learn all about Checkout 51 and how to use it because you’ll want to get in on the following deal while you can. As of Thursday June 2 when you sign up as a first time user, using a referral link,  you…

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#BeActiv with Viactiv: The Importance of Calcium During Pregnancy & Beyond

viactiv infographic

                      I wanted to talk to you for a moment about the importance of getting the calcium you need during pregnancy (even before & after as well).  Why are we talking about this today? In general, approximately 68% of women have a calcium deficiency and meeting your calcium needs is especially important during pregnancy.   Baby’s bones, teeth, heart, nerves, and muscles depend on calcium…

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