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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?...

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!  ...

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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#IndweltWomen Getting Busy Moms Into God’s Word

Here at First Time Mom we welcome, support, and cherish ALL moms, but today I'm writing especially to our Christian readership. I'm excited to share with you a resource that will, Lord-willing, help you connect with God in the midst of your busy #momlife, Indwelt...

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How I Get Red Carpet Ready

Thank you to Stitch Fix and Smile Brilliant for helping me look fabulous on the red carpet. All opinions here are mine. You should also know that there are affiliate links in this blog post. In June, I walked the red carpet for a world premiere. When I got the news I...

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Real Housewives of New York Free Self Guided Tour

Hi, my name is Bert, I have three children, a lovely husband, a suburban house and I am obsessed with practically all of the shows on BRAVO. From the minute Real Housewives of Orange County graced my television screen I was in love. I thought it would be fun,...

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Stop letting leaks embarrass you. Start loving your life.

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. You must be 21+ years old to try Poise Impressa Bladder Supports. #LifeAfterLeaks #CollectiveBias In just one week my feet will be hitting the pavement in a 10k...

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Flab2Fit15: I’m not gonna be the fat kid.

Roughly two and a half years ago I received quite possibly the greatest blessing, okay one of the greatest blessings, of my life. I applied to be considered for a local weight loss competition and I was actually chosen. When I got the call I was having dinner with...

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