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Bella Blu Maternity Pajama Giveaway – Ends 7/16

Winner: Katie S. When Sweet T was a newborn, I was pretty sleep-deprived. Actually, I was pretty sleep-deprived from the third trimester and beyond due to not being able to get comfortable. With this pregnancy I'm doing everything I can to ensure sleeping actually happens and that breastfeeding goes as smoothly as possible. Thanks to Bella Blu … [Read More...]

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Diaper Cakewalk Diaper Cakes

Diaper Cakewalk makes some of the cutest diaper cakes I've seen. So cute that I don't want to take my 4-tier Barn & Bale cake apart! It looks adorable in Sweet T's western nursery so I'm happy to have this cute bit of eye candy to look at before the new baby arrives. Each cake is constructed from Pampers Swaddlers Size 1 diapers so no worries … [Read More...]

Just #NameIt! With @Cottonelle Giveaway – Ends 7/24

Winner: Mary E.   Thank you to Cottonelle for sponsoring this post and encouraging me to "Name It!", Visit Cottonelle on Facebook to share your name and enter to win! Weekly winner gets a year supply of Cottonelle Double Toilet Paper and a year's, supply of Cottonelle Flushable Moist Wipes. See official rules for details. With an … [Read More...]

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Inspirational Quotes about Change

Change. I've been thinking about it a lot lately. When I was growing up it was pretty much a curse word with ruts and routines being our BFFs. Even as an adult I'd often prefer to stagnate indefinitely than to take any risks or step out of my comfort zone. While change just for the sake of change isn't the wisest decision, change it is … [Read More...]

Fun with PVC Pipe

Here's a few fun ideas for using PVC pipe this summer. With temps already in the triple digits, the DIY waterpark is sounding good right now! This data in this infographic was assembled by Commercial Industrial Supply, a leading pvc pipe and fittings supplier. … [Read More...]

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Simple Summer Salad

Summer is in full swing here in the South and our garden is producing an abundance of veggies, especially tomatoes and cucumbers. I'm such a fan of homegrown tomatoes and cucumbers that I usually just sliced them up, add salt and pepper, and eat them as a snack. Thanks to Nakano Seasoned Rice Vinegar, I discovered a new way to enjoy our garden … [Read More...]

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Spicy Cheese Grits

As a good Southern girl, I love me some grits! Hubs is more of a Cream of Wheat fan (gag) being from up north, but I have sold him on cheese grits during our 10 years together. Even if you aren't a fan of grits for breakfast, I encourage you to try them "jazzed up" with cheese and spice. You just might like … [Read More...]


Johnson & Johnson Amazing Nurses

While I wish we could all be the picture of health, reality is that between childhood injuries, childbirth, accidents, and serious illness we've all been familiar with the inside of a hospital or doctor's office at some point in our lives. To those of you in the nursing field who are in "the trenches" each day, I salute you! Johnson & Johnson … [Read More...]

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Flood®: Take it Easy Sweepstakes

This post brought to you by Flood Wood Care. All opinions are 100% mine.   Founded in 1841 by a family of painters, Flood® has earned their reputation as "The Wood Care Specialists." Their exterior wood stains and wood cleaners protect, preserve and beautify your outdoor investments. Flood® understands the time and effort involved in … [Read More...]

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Discover Boating with Your Family this Summer!

From my dad's little jon boat to the various rentals we've enjoyed on family vacations, I have fond memories of boating. Here's hoping Sweet T loves being out on the water as much as her mom does! Judging by how much she enjoyed being on the lake last year I'd say there's a pretty good chance (if I can just get her to love fishing too I'll have a … [Read More...]

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@Blue_Bunny Giveaway – Ends 7/4

Winner: Debbie J. Did you have a happy Father's Day? I got to spend the day with my dad and husband so that was the perfect way to celebrate the special dads in my life. Since the restaurant crowds are usually crazy on Father's Day, we enjoyed a Father's Day luncheon with our church family. Blue Bunny was there to make it special with boxes of … [Read More...]

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Western Union Gift and Greeting Cards

This post brought to you by Western Union. All opinions are 100% mine.   Who doesn't love getting a gift card? The recipient always appreciates it even if the giver feels as though it's too impersonal. Givers if you've ever felt this way, Western Union is here to help. With their gift/greeting card combo, gifts cards have never been more … [Read More...]

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AMDRO Ant Bash and Winner Announcement!

A couple of weeks ago I had the chance to go fishing with my cousin Aran at the local creek. We caught about 10 bream and sunfish between the two of us, adding to his freezer collection of probably 60! He goes fishing a lot more than I do. :) Last Friday we decided to have a fish fry/AMDRO Ant Bash at his house with the whole family plus a … [Read More...]

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Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father's Day from Hubs and Sweet T! … [Read More...]