Pampers Firsts Giveaway

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Celebrating each “first” with my son is one of the most joyous part of being his mom.  It started with the very first time I ever saw him on his sonogram and still continues today.  We’ve been through a lot of “firsts”, and we have plenty more to go.  I look forward to each one of these milestones of watching him grow into the incredible young man he is becoming.  Of course, I … [Read more...]

The MINI- Big on Personal Style

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For some people, standing out is important in this big world. This desire to be set apart from all the others doesn’t stop when it comes to choosing a vehicle, either. How many times have you driven a vehicle you purchased off the lot, only to see at least ten more of the same model passing you down the road almost immediately while driving around town? The MINI Youification … [Read more...]

5 Quick Car Trip Preps

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There's nothing like hitting the road for some much-needed travel time, but before you leave for your next adventure, be sure to give your vehicle these five quick checks to make sure your trip goes smoothly and that you arrive at your destination safely. Gas Up - Nothing ruins a trip faster than running out of gas before you can reach the nearest station.  Make sure you … [Read more...]

Could a Porsche Fit Your Family Car Needs?

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Could A Porsche Fit Your Family Car Needs? I’m sure our small family car probably sticks out like a sore thumb in the carpool line at my son’s school. Being a one-child family, we simply have no need for a bigger vehicle and a car is the most practical means of transportation for our family. However, just because you drive a small family car doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice … [Read more...]

5 Funny Snow Day School Closing Videos

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Snow day!  While many of you who live in the Northern part of the US are probably very sick of the snow by now, we live for snow days that cancel school down South.  We know you seasoned winter bunnies laugh at us because it doesn’t take much to shut down the entire county.  I’ll even admit that, working in a school, I get excited over snow days as well.  We … [Read more...]

10 Rice Krispies Treats for Valentine’s Day

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Looking for a different kind of sweet to make for friends and family this Valentine’s Day?  If you’re looking for an alternative to the usual cupcakes, candy, and chocolate-covered strawberries, consider making one of these sweet treats made from Rice Krispies!  They’re easy to form into the desired shapes you want and involve no cook time except for melting chocolate.  These … [Read more...]

Free Valentine’s Day Word Search Printable

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Along with coloring pages, my students love word searches.  I often use these for theme-related centers we do in the library and use the words to teach vocabulary skills.  I also happen to believe that puzzles like this exercise the brain a little!  This printable Valentine’s Day word search is perfect for adding in a little fun and would be a great activity for … [Read more...]

SOL REPUBLIC Punk Bluetooth Wireless Speaker Giveaway

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Looking for a great gift for your special Valentine?  Do they love their music loud?  If so, look no further than the SOL REPUBLIC Punk Bluetooth Wireless Speaker. This small portable wireless speaker packs quite a sound punch and is rugged enough to handle your everyday use.  It also comes in seven beautiful colors, including Fluoro red, which is perfect for Valentine’s … [Read more...]

Free Valentine’s Day Be Mine Printable Color Page

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If you have kids (or students), then color pages are a fun way to enjoy getting in a little creative time.  I don’t use them very often in my library, but usually around the holidays I give them one to put a little fun in the lesson.  They love them and constantly beg for more.  I’m so excited to be able to offer you this free printable Valentine’s Day coloring … [Read more...]

Celebrate Pets with Animal Themed Movies on Netflix #StreamTeam

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I’m a cat person.  There’s nothing I love more than cuddling on the couch with our cats on a cold winter day.  Clyde and Pearl keep me on my toes (literally, thanks to Clyde’s 4 AM feeding requests) and they bring so much fun and joy to our home.  When my son was old enough to watch movies, one of our very favorites was Milo and Otis.  We watched this … [Read more...]