Category Archives: products

Product Plug #642

I have another product review for you. Since we’re all kinda-sorta “foodies” on this blog, with our daily recipes, I figured you’d appreciate knowing when one of us finds a product that we think is really awesome. Our family is … Continue reading

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The other day I got an order from Target. I was giving my bathroom a little “change” and could only find some of the things I wanted online so off away to order I went. This is what came. One … Continue reading

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Awesome Product, Unfortunate Name

I have another blatant plug. I should start getting paid for these, but, alas, it shall never happen. Oh well. Won’t stop me from telling people about stuff I love. Men, you’re likely not going to care about this. Here’s … Continue reading

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I am SO putting my pocket knife into my purse, rather than just keeping it with me in the truck!

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Brand Loyalty

I can’t stay loyal to a product to save my life. Why? Why can’t I just find a product I love, and stick with it? Because I am an overly curious person. I see a new product, and I must … Continue reading

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New Isn’t Necessarily Better

I’ll be the first to admit, I luuuv my computer.  I love the clicky sound that the keys make when I write, I love that I can type as fast as I think, which means that I can write a … Continue reading

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The Year’s Best

This post is going to be short and sweet.  Yes, I know, shocker, coming from me.  You’re welcome. I poached this from another site, and I’m sharing it here because I think it’s a valuable resource.  It’s the “Year’s Best” … Continue reading

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Good Question….Brand names

I thought this was a really good question. Brand names. Do they make you feel better? I’ll admit that there are some name brands that I really like and then for other things, I could care less. I think we’re … Continue reading

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Product Review: Wilton Cake Release

I love this stuff. As you guys know, I do a lot of baking.  I love making and decorating cakes, especially, and making those cakes from scratch.  It’s a lot of work, but also a lot of fun and gives … Continue reading

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Another Blantant Product Review

I promise, I’m not going all “Environmentalist Wacko” on you.  But I have always been a “Practical Greenie”.  I believe in conserving resources, growing my own food or buying as much as I can locally, not using pesticides unless I … Continue reading

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Why Are School Supplies So Specific?

I thought this was a really Good Question the other night. But as I read, I got a little confused by the end of the article and about the whole “pooling of supplies.” But, I’ll get to that later. Okay … Continue reading

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Blatant Product Endorsement

Ok, I’ve gotta tell you, I feel kinda weird writing this, but I really want you to know about it, too, so I’m actually writing a product review to share with you.  How I wish I was being paid for … Continue reading

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Athlete Endorsments

I don’t know if you guys know who Joe Mauer is or not but he’s the catcher for the Minnesota Twins and most Minnesotans love and adore him. He was recently given a HUGE contract and it looks like he’ll … Continue reading

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Why Are Jingles So Catchy?

Anyone seen this?? Now, if you can listen to that jingle and not have it get stuck in your head, I envy you. My youngest grandson sings this NON STOP and I can’t help but find it hilarious. He’s also … Continue reading

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Sock fetish

A few weeks ago I got some new socks at Target. They were Hanes and I really liked them. I’m ENORMOUSLY FUSSY a little particular about my socks so I was happy I found some that I liked. I used … Continue reading

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Being a girl HURTS!

OK, I know this is for the girls, sorry boys! Who here shaves their legs? Most I’m sure. Who here has to shave at least once a day just to stay smooth? I’m one of those. My hair is not … Continue reading

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Home parties

I’m almost not sure how to begin this post because I sure don’t want to offend anyone but this has always bothered me. Well, not bothered me but left me wondering. Lia Sophia, Tupperware, Pampered Chef and many other home … Continue reading

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  How many of you guys Twitter? More than 6 million people have signed up for an account. I know several of us in this little blog family of ours do. I think it’s okay and it’s kind of fun but when … Continue reading

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How long do you keep leftovers?

How long are leftovers good???  I am so guilty of saving food that I know won’t get eaten.  Very guilty.  I think most of us have a problem with throwing good food away so into the refrigerator it goes.  Most of the … Continue reading

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Dora’s make-over

Dora is getting a make-over.  Who cares most of you are thinking right?  I think the “new” Dora is just as cute as can be.  I love the new look of her.  But it doesn’t seem like it’s really her. … Continue reading

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Good idea from Laura

I got this good idea from Laura at Worldturned.  I used to have a similar idea but her idea is so much easier. Ok, so I was told by my eye doc that I’m supposed to lie for 15 min, twice a day, … Continue reading

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The Natural side of Things

My best friend from my teenage years is a cosmologist. She’s always asking me what products I use and what’s in them. To tell you the truth this is something I never really thought about. Are the products I use … Continue reading

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Gotta Go!

No, not that kind of gotta go!  Gotta go to the store kind of go!  This morning, my son wanted to eat breakfast and guess what?  No milk.  I HATE that!  It is the number one way to ruin my … Continue reading

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Target vs Walmart

I have to admit here, I used to be the biggest Targetaholic in the world.  I could even just go there to browse around if I was feeling down.  If I had a bad day when the kids were little, … Continue reading

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Well, I did it.

I am finally a true adult.  I mean, I’ve been an adult acting like an adult for quite some time, but the other day I felt like a true, whole, finally took the leap, adult.  I bought my first can of … Continue reading

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