Plan a Trip to Chicago with Gogobot!

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Next summer we are planning to take a trip. We have been seriously thinking about going to Chicago. Being from California, that is a pretty far trip. We have never been that far as a family before. We usually take small road trips right here in Northern California. So planning this should be fun! … [Read more...]

Shutterfly Holiday Cards + a $50 Shutterfly Giveaway {Closed}

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Shutterfly has a fabulous new collection this holiday season. They have everything from traditional colors and embellishments to bright colors with a modern feel. If you prefer religious or scripture cards (including Hanukkah), they have them! They also have cards that you can feature your pets … [Read more...]

It’s time for Christmas Shopping… I’m So Not Ready for This.

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Two Words... Christmas Shopping. Do you love it or hate it? Many years ago, I enjoyed going out and finding the perfect gifts for all the special people in my life. That was years ago. Now, three kids later, I prefer to open my laptop, find ideas and have the items shipped directly to my front door. … [Read more...]

Save Some Money with Timeshare Rentals on RedWeek.com + a 2 Year Membership Giveaway! {Closed}

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Are you like me and long overdue for a vacation? Living on a budget makes it hard for us to actually take a vacation. Not to mention, there are five of us and that just means more money. There are so many places that I want to visit! I have an affordable solution. Timeshare rentals might just be … [Read more...]

Shutterfly Yearbooks are Easy, Fun & Affordable | Win an 8×8 Hardcover Photo Book – Open to US/Can {Ends 9/27}

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 It's a new school year and you know what that means - new memories! As a mom, I know that no matter what age or what grade a child is in, there are always keepsakes that you want to cherish forever. Sometimes it's just not that easy to keep all the cherishing organized. There is a … [Read more...]

Creativity for Kids | Craft Kits Review & Giveaway #CreativityforKids {ends 9/7} US Only

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 Creativity for Kids by Faber-Castell creates amazing craft kits that can keep your children busy for hours. If you are a mom (or anyone that knows kids), you know they get bored easy and fast! What better way to keep them busy than to keep their minds flowing with creativity! Their kits … [Read more...]

outmywindow™ | Sharing photos with family & friends – not the world!

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 I love taking photos of my family. More importantly, I love sharing those photos with my friends and family. Sometimes it's hard to share those photos on some social networking sites. Basically, on most social networking sites, you are friends with many people - co-workers, friends, family, … [Read more...]

outmywindow™ | Sharing photos with family & friends – not the world!

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 Mostly everyone takes pictures to capture their memories in hopes of sharing photos. I know I take a ton of photos... so many, I really don't know what to do with them (but that is a whole another blog post). There are some pictures that I take and would love to share with family and friends; … [Read more...]

Win a trip to the Bahama’s from Shutterfly!

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Summer is here. I don't know about you but I take tons of photos during the summer. There's nothing like being outside in the 100 degree weather making memories with the kids. Okay, when it's 100 degrees outside, we might stay in the air conditioned house - but I'm still taking pictures! Summer … [Read more...]

Guest Post: My memory card is (over) full of music…

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If my brain was a memory card, the memories would be sorted by song title and the darn chip would be full and giving you that warning that you are out of space - even that huge card you bought, sure you could NEVER fill it up. Just the other day, I was driving along when Guns N' Roses "Welcome … [Read more...]