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Have you heard about GLORIA BELL?

I admit, in a world full of sci-fi adventures, big blockbuster action superhero movies, I've kind of forgotten about those feel good indie films that I used to love so much. GLORIA BELL, the new film starring Juilanne Moore, is delightful, charming and at times...
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Spring Cleaning: How long do dry spices last?

Who hasn't kept that gift set of beautiful spice jars two or three years before even trying some of them? Maybe you made an Asian dish that required Chinese Five Spice mix...two years ago; the question is, is the Chinese Five Spice still okay to use after its expired?...
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Scout Fest 2019 – Ridgedale Center

Looking for something to do this weekend in the Twin Cities? The forecast isn't as bad has it has been but it's definitely spring in Minnesota and that means wet, kind of cold, and melting, everything is melting. Check out what's happening at Ridgedale Center!  ...
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What do you need to know about WONDER PARK?

The new animated film from Paramount Animation and Nickelodeon Movies, WONDER PARK, opens everywhere on March 15th, 2019. Did you know that you could go and see it before everyone else? That's right, I'm hosting an advanced screening for the film this Saturday at 10am...
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Everything you need to know about CAPTAIN MARVEL (Spoiler Free)

Move over boys, there's a new hero on the big screen to save the day. CAPTAIN MARVEL is the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) stand-alone female superhero girls have been waiting for. With determination, strength and a dry sense of humor, CAPTAIN MARVEL takes viewers on...

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Welcome to my little space here on the Internet! Kick up your feet, rest your pretty little mama head, and let’s celebrate the women we’ve become since we entered motherhood. In case you’re new here, allow me to introduce myself, I’m Bert… That’s me. And yes, I’m a mom too.

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Get Rid of Ugly Mom Pajamas Once and for All

  This post is sponsored by Kohl’s. I was paid for this post and received the included pajamas as compensation. Wanna know something? I love pajamas. No, I know, everyone loves a good pair of PJs but nope I LOVE PAJAMAS.  Since I became a mom, the love I have for...

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Cure that Resting Grinch Face with this fun Grinch Giveaway

Illumination's newest animated film DR. SEUSS' THE GRINCH opens this Friday (11/9/18)! What better way to celebrate the film's release than with this fun green and very Grinchy giveaway? What is DR. SEUSS' THE GRINCH about? Unlike recent renditions of the classic...

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Galena & Dubuque: The Perfect Fall Vacation for Your Family

 Allow me to show you everything that Galena, IL and Dubuque, IA have to offer for your family. I know, when you think vacation, you are probably not thinking Midwest. You're also not envisioning vacationing to Iowa of all places nor would you go anywhere in Illinois...

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Four Ways to Boost Milk Supply

Just so you know, there are affiliate links in this blog post; it won’t cost you anything extra, however, should you make a purchase from one of the links I’ll receive a small commission for your purchase. Thank you for supporting my family! You’ve made the decision...

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Can you use cloth menstrual pads for bladder leakage?

Pregnancy, weight gain and weakened bladder control from previous births can all contribute to bladder leakage.  We've all been there.  Most of us, even after the birth of only one child, discover the hard way when we decide to jump on a trampoline for the first time...

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