How to Make a Halloween Ghost From Trash Bags

I love making crafts, but sometimes before I know it I’ve spent a small fortune to make one of my ideas come to fruition.  That’s why I am so excited to share this adorable Halloween decoration I created.  I bet you already have every supply you’ll need somewhere in your home.  In fact the main supply is white 13 gallon kitchen trash bags!   In our home we always have Hefty Ultra Strong Drawstring Trash Bags on hand because I love their exceptional performance and low price.  Heck, I’d even compare their strength to John Cena!  Plus did you know … …..

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Safety and Security While On-the-Job with Master Lock {Giveaway}

I was provided a product sample in exchange for my honest review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own. More than 122 million people in the US and Canada are full-time employees, and spend an average of 47 hours a week or more at their workplace.  I know in our home, my husband works full time and I work part time, so work is an essential part of our daily life.  And since we spend so much time there, safety while at work, traveling, and at home while we are gone is really important to us.  We know many of … …..

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An #OxiClean Washer is the 1st Step to Clean Laundry

I received this product for free from Smiley360 in exchange for my honest review. You can join Smiley360 here! I’ve been a mom for 5 years now, and a cloth-diapering mom for almost just as long. So not only have I relied heavily on my washing machine to wash my clothes for my family of 5, but I also rely on it twice a week for diaper laundry. With all of the time my washer and I have spent together, it’s pretty safe to say that we have become quite close in recent years. With that, I’ve also learned that … …..

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Master Lock Tax Relief Rewards Sweepstakes and File Box Giveaway

Big life changes are exciting, and sometimes stressful, times in our lives.  Events like the birth of new babies, marriages, and going to school can change not only our daily routines, but can bring especially big changes during this time of year- tax season.  Master Lock, the world’s largest manufacturer of the well-known padlocks and security products, has an ongoing commitment to keep consumers safe through all of these different changes and stages with Master Lock Vault. Master Lock Vault is a free, digital safe deposit box that provides a safe and secure solution to securely store and organize lock … …..

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Belly Glo Night Lights- Pals That Can Travel Right To Bed With You! {Review & Giveaway}

While doing some shopping and talking to vendors at MommyCon Chicago a few weeks ago, Mama Harper and I stopped in to say hello to the lovely ladies with Crane. Both of us were already big fans of Crane and their very cute humidifiers, so we knew their company well. I had come to MommyCon with a list of items I needed to buy, and among them wasn’t a new humidifier, but something I else I saw (much to my surprise!) right there on Crane’s table- their brand new Belly Glo Night Lights! Since our 18 month old is starting … …..

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Enjoy a Clog-Free Holiday with Charmin!

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Charmin. I received product samples and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. When it comes to toilet paper everyone is familiar with the great debate. Over.  Under.  I’ll be honest with you… I don’t really care much either way, but I do care about what brand of toilet paper is in my bathroom.  I am so particular about my toilet paper that any time I need to use a public restroom I literally cringe when pulling that single ply sandpaper off the roll.  And so … …..

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Don’t Forget the Duracell Batteries This Christmas!

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Duracell. Let’s take a trip back in time.  Back to a Christmas morning of your childhood.  Imagine you have just opened the very gift you have been wishing for all year.  As you eagerly rip into the packaging three little words catch your eye.  Batteries not included.  Unfortunately there are no extra batteries anywhere in the house and you are crushed.  The toy that you were so excited about now sits unused until batteries can be purchased and you are one bummed out little kid.  Does this sound familiar?  I know it happened to … …..

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10 Minute Cleaning Spree with Pledge® & Windex®

This #InstaClean shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Before I had children I admit I definitely had a misconception about what stay at home moms did all day.  I figured how hard could it be to take care of the kids, keep a clean home, and basically just keep things in order.  Well let me tell you it is rather difficult and choices must be made on a daily basis as to what takes importance.  One thing I have learned is that the never ending cycle of laundry and dishes will … …..

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Simple Updates for a Modern Bathroom Designed to Sell

We have discovered that our family is quickly outgrowing our little starter home that once seemed so big for us. But throughout this process, we’ve learned that selling a home can be a pretty big task, especially since we’re hoping to get a good value out of it to go toward the purchase of our next home. We’ve been preparing our house to sell next summer, one little step at a time to help curtail that seller anxiety. And now that the major updates have been all done- like new carpet, a new roof, and fresh paint in all of … …..

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10 Tips For a Smart Home from Direct Energy

Thank you to Direct Energy for sponsoring today’s post. I literally cringe every time the gas and electric bills arrive in the mail.  It seems that each month they just climb higher and higher.  For this reason I am really reconsidering switching from our current energy providers to Direct Energy – one of the largest home services and energy providers in North America.  At Direct Energy they are committed to helping their customers build a smarter home which in turn cuts down on their energy usage – saving the customer time and making their lives easier. Check out these great … …..

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