Aug 232014
Girls just wanna be ninjas

Are cartoons important? I think maybe sometimes they are. Maybe it’s a first world problem. But whatever we can use as a tool to teach our kids that trying to shut down a conversation by telling other people their opinions aren’t important seems kind of important to me. I think it’s worth talking about the messages our kids get from their entertainment. I think it’s worth telling the people who produce the things our kids like how they can get more support from us, the consumer. I think it’s worth sticking up for equality everywhere, whether it’s in our lives or in the microcosm we call entertainment.

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Aug 212014
$50 Cold, hard cash giveaway ends 8/27

There’s one thing that is always the right size, the right color, and handy for ANYONE who receives it- and that is COLD, HARD CASH! As a “thank you” to our wonderful community members, 9 other bloggers and I are co-hosting this quickie giveaway. We’ve kept it super simple- 10 options to enter. One winner. You choose your payment format, and spend it how you like. Good luck! I hope you win!

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Aug 202014
Potty training for dummies

Let me give you the rundown on the Three Day Potty Training Method. (Apparently, I’m supposed to hit you up to buy my ebook or subscribe to my video training course here, which will run you anywhere from $29.99 to $50, but I seem to be as bad at milking people out of their money as I am at potty training. You can thank me later.)

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Aug 192014
Back 2 School Bash Giveaway

How would you like to win a fantastic school lunch style prize pack featuring a $30 gift code, Yummi Pouches and an assortment of organic fruit snacks? If you would like a chance to win, enter within. If you have won a FreckleBox, YumEarth or Yummi Pouch giveaway anytime from another blog in the last 12 months, you are not eligible to win this giveaway. The giveaway will run from August 19 through September 2, 2014 at 11 PM CST and is open to US residents, ages 18 and older.

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Aug 132014
Getting into Trouble Board Game Giveaway! ends 8/27

Playing board games as a family is a great way to bond and spend quality time together! Krista over at Savory Savings has weekly family board game nights with her family and friends and loves the games from Winning Moves! Check out her classic board game review to see how they incorporate board games into family time!

How would you like to win three board games from Winning Moves?

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Aug 102014
Fizzy Honey Limeade and #foodelicious Splash Party Recipe Roundup

If you’ve ever had a glass of fresh lemonade that still had gritty sugar on the bottom, you’ll understand why I say that using honey instead of sugar makes this recipe easier to make. (That’s a nice feature in any recipe for entertaining- because the objective is to make everything come together so you and your guests can enjoy yourselves, not to spend time wondering if the sugar is really dissolved enough or if everyone is chewing their drinks, right?)

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Aug 082014
If you lie down in the mud, then... it must be summertime.

We’ve reached the point in August when I look at the calendar and realize how time has flown, and how few, few precious days of summer we have left to fit in all the fun things we wanted to do before school started. And also, we have to start cramming in doctor appointments and organize school clothes and… well. We are soaking up every delicious, sun drenched, dirty minute of it.

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