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Rio 2 Blu Ray is Out Now #Rio2Insiders

The Rio 2 Blu ray is officially out now! That means you can finally enjoy this great hit in your own home. In case you aren’t familiar with this title, it’s the follow up movie to the first film and it features a wide variety of colorful characters. Keep reading to learn more! Disclosure: I […]

Trapper Keeper Binder

Trapper Keeper Binder System is Back

I am super excited to feature the improved Trapper Keeper binder and other products today, even if it reminds me of how short my summer is. My last teacher workday was last week and yet school starts back in a little over a month! Woah. I guess that means it’s almost time to think about […]

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Have a Watermelon Bomb Pop to cool off this summer!

Watermelon Bomb Pops Are a Sweet Way to Cool Off

If you are searching for an easy and sweet way to cool down right now, I’ve got the thing for you and it’s the Watermelon Bomb Pop! Disclosure: I received promotional consideration from Bomb Pops. Watermelon Bomb Pops I believe that we are officially in the dog days of summer with high temperatures and long […]

Natural Fig Bars from Nature's Bakery Make the Perfect Summer Snack

Natural Fig Bars from Nature’s Bakery

Summertime can often lead to snacking for me, which is why I’m glad I was recently introduced to the natural fig bars from Nature’s Bakery. This post was created in partnership with Nature’s Bakery. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Natural Fig Bars It’s so nice to be able to relax during the summer […]

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Caramel Dip Recipe from New York Style

I love any reason to try something sweet, especially something as delicious as this caramel dip recipe that I was given. It would go perfectly with the New York Style Cinnabon Sweet Swirls. Disclosure: I received free samples and this recipe from New York Style. Caramel Dip Recipe I don’t know if you have tried […]

Golden Grahams Chicken

Delicious Golden Grahams Chicken with Honey Drizzle

Did you know that it’s National Cereal Lovers Week? It began yesterday and it continues the rest of this week. Seeing as how I love cereal, I think it’s a fun week which gives me an excuse to eat more cereal. In fact, I received a fun (free) package of cereals and other kitchen goodies […]

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My Travel Bucket List to Accompany My New Found Love of Traveling

As I begin the countdown to summer break, my mind is filled with possible trip ideas and so my travel bucket list came to be. I hadn’t done a personal post in a while, so I thought I would share my list and see if you have other recommendations for me┬áto add to it. Travel […]

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Travel Razor Kit Venus Snap is My New Favorite Accessory

It may be March and blustery here, but I’m already planning my summer trips and the new travel razor kit from Gillette is on my must pack list. Travel Razor Kit I’ve already got 2 blog conferences on my calendar for this summer. Both of those conferences are in California. So, I’m going to be […]

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What I Learned From My Father's Death

What I Learned from My Father’s Death

I’m writing this from California because I’ve found myself having to explain my recent excursions to people I’m meeting (which I don’t mind doing) and so I thought I might share what I learned from my father’s death with my readers. I thought that it might explain some of the changes around here. What I […]

Looking for a Teaching Job

Looking for a Teaching Job Again

It makes me sad to say that I am in fact, looking for a teaching job again. Looking for a Teaching Job As you recall, I was super excited to accept my first one back in late October. Since then, I’ve been around here significantly less. The past 8 months have been super stressful for […]

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5th Blog Anniversary is Today

Holy smokes, can you believe that today is my 5th blog anniversary? Take a walk down memory lane with me as I reflect on these crazy 5 years. Blog Anniversary 5 years ago today, I posted my first blog post called Starting. Haha! When I first started, I wasn’t very wordy or creative with my […]

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Back to School Health Tips for Parents and College Students

Back to School Health Tips for Parents and Students

I can’t believe it’s almost that time, but now is when you should start planning for the return to school and just in time, I’ve created this list of back to school health tips for parents, college students, and children. Disclosure: I have received promotional consideration from MinuteClinic. Back to School Health Tips Here are […]

Rio 2 Coloring Sheet

Rio 2 Activity Sheets to do After the Movie

Check out these Rio 2 Activity Sheets that are perfect to complete as a family when you watch the film that comes to DVD and Blu-Ray on July 15th! Disclosure: I will receive a free copy of the film for being a Fox Home Entertainment Insider. Rio 2 Activity Sheets I originally posted about this […]

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June 2014 Winners Are Having a Great Summer

How can June 2014 already be over? With the end of the school year, it sure was a busy (and stress filled) month for me. I’m glad to have it behind me, to be honest. I’m glad my students took their state assessment and I officially survived my first year of teaching. Now, let’s get […]

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