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Diagon Alley Opening
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RIO 2 is Now Available on DVD (Giveaway)


Are you ready to see your favorite Blue Bird? Well get ready because RIO 2 is now available on Blu-ray and DVD! We just got our copy and I have to say the kids have watched it non-stop. It's a great movie and full of laughs.   Get ready to shake your tail feathers! Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment takes you deep into the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest for the most fun you’ll … Continue Reading

Mountain Harbor Resort and Spa


I received two nights accommodation in exchange for my honest review.  Beautiful doesn't even begin to describe the way I felt when I first laid eyes upon our cabin at Mountain Harbor Resort and Spa. But if I had to pick the first word that came to my mind, that's what it would be. Mountain Harbor Resort is located on shores of Lake Ouachita in Mt. Ida, Arkansas and encompasses over 900 acres of … Continue Reading

Diagon Alley is Officially OPEN!

Diagon Alley Opening

I've been talking about it for months now but the time is finally here, Universal Orlando Resort has officially opened The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida.  This is 2014’s most anticipated new theme park experience and I know like me, many of you are excited about the opening too.  The grand opening moment was complete with confetti, fireworks and a red … Continue Reading

Celebrate National Zoo Keeper Week (Giveaway)

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Peter Pauper Press invites you to join them in celebrating National Zoo Keeper Week, July 20-26, with some special books that celebrate zoos as well as zoo keepers and their dedication to animal care, conservation and education. Below is a brief description of the two books that your little ones are sure to go "wild" over. These would really make great companions to your summer outing to your … Continue Reading

Keep Momming

“I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Shire. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.” The relationship that exists between mothers and daughters is unlike any other. It has many unique moments, memories, and yes, even challenges along the way. The relationship dynamic can be even trickier when your daughter is in those tween-age years. … Continue Reading

Branson Bound #ExploreBranson

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As part of the US Family Guides Blogger Network I was invited on a complimentary trip to Branson for promotional purposes. All experiences and opinions are my own. Branson is one of those places that you could visit over and over again and still find new things to do each time. I guess that is one of the reasons my family and I make the four hour trek to this part of Missouri at least once a … Continue Reading

Is Taking a Vacation Without Kids Ok?

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This post is sponsored by Wimdu.  It's no secret that I love to travel. It's been a passion of mine since I can remember and I plan to continue to travel and see different places until I am six-feet under. While my husband and I travel mostly with our kids these days, we have started to take vacations without kids in the past couple of years. Our first trip was a few years ago when we visited … Continue Reading

Mountain Harbor Riding Stable


My family and I received a complimentary carriage ride. All opinions expressed are my own.  During our time at Mountain Harbor Resort we had the chance to visit the Mountain Harbor Riding Stables and experience a carriage ride together as a family. Not only is this a fun activity but it's a great way to see the beautiful scenery that surrounds Mountain Harbor Resort. The Carriage rides are the … Continue Reading



The all new 2015 GMC Yukon is the perfect vehicle for families. We had the chance to drive the Yukon for a little over a week and I have to say it was really hard to hand back over. It's BIG and spacious but at the same time it's easy enough to drive and get around town with ease. Features Include: All-new Exterior with inlaid doors that enhance the aerodynamics and help contribute to a … Continue Reading

The Old Factory Getaway

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We received two complimentary nights at The Old Factory Getaway. All opinions are my own.  For years my husband and I have talked about visiting Murfreesburo, Arkansas to visit the Crater of Diamonds State Park. A few months ago we finally decided it was time to stop talking and make it happen so after doing a little research on places to stay, I came across The Old Factory Getaway which seemed … Continue Reading