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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Fill those Lunch Boxes With Healthy & Tasty @GoGosqueeZ This School Year!

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Looking to squeeze more fruits and vegetables into your child's diet? Or maybe you are just looking for some quick, healthy snacks on the go during this crazy time of year called the school year?

I know I am all the above so I am LOVIN' GoGo squeez products including their NEW GoGo squeeZ BlastZ and Fruit & VeggieZ Speedy Strawberry!

They are so easy to eat on the go and they fit perfectly in your child's lunch box for snack or lunch that is healthy and tasty!

GoGo squeeZ BlastZ


A new line of fruit on-the-go (in a bigger pouch) with bold tastes made specifically with tweens in mind. Made from 100% fruit blend, these varieties will make on-the-go snacking even more enjoyable!

My kids love that these are easy to open, easy to eat and DELICIOUS! I love that they are 100% fruit and easy to eat on the go! :)


Price: $2.99 to $3.29 Available at select retailers starting July 2018 including Walmart, Target, Meijer, and Harris Teeter.

Fruit & VeggieZ Speedy Strawberry


Speedy Strawberry is the newest Fruit & VeggieZ flavor. With a simple and delicious blend of apple, strawberry and zucchini, it makes it even easier to integrate more fruit and veggieZ into kids’ daily routine.

I absolutely love that these pouches sneak in some extra vegetables - especially great for families with picky eaters! They taste great but include lots of fruit and veggies!


Price: $2.99 Available nationally at Walmart, Target, Costco, Whole Foods, Kroger, Publix, Harris Teeter and most major retailers. 

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Make Packing Lunches & Snacks Healthier and Tastier with Phyter Food Bars!

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The struggle is REAL!...The struggle of constantly trying to find healthy, nourishing and filling snacks and foods for my kid's lunches at school!!!

With manic mornings, small children and pure chaos the norm in our house every school morning,  it is becoming harder and harder to implement a healthy eating lifestyle, especially for their school lunches.

So today I am here to help anyone who is struggling like me!! Let me introduce you to a company that is helping me and my family with healthy foods and snacks and has quickly become one of our newest favorite brands!

Phyter Food is the creator of 100% plant-based food bars. Whether adding the bars as a topping to your kids’ favorite smoothie bowl or throwing a bar to the kids in the back of the car on the way to school - they are both healthy and convenient.

The food bar line features Kale + Apple (think apple pie), Berries + Peanut Butter (think PB&J) and Beet + Cocoa (think brownies) flavors that use fresh vegetables and fruits as the leading ingredients and are loaded with phytonutrients – hence the Phyter name.


You won’t find any preservatives hiding in the bars, which is why they’re found in the refrigerator. Plus, Phyter bars are GMO-free, gluten-free, soy-free, dairy-free, kosher and vegan—creating a food everyone can enjoy, even those with dietary restrictions!

In a house, where my husband has to avoid all allergens like soy, gluten and dairy, I am so happy to find a company that provides foods that we can all eat...and ENJOY!


At first, the flavors made me a little nervous, but once I tried the bars, I was hooked! ALL the flavors were delicious and these were a hit with the children as well as the adults in this house! These were great to throw in a kid's lunchbox for a snack or lunch as well as on the go for me for breakfast!

Make mornings easier and lunch packing smoother with Phyter bars this school year!

Buy It:

You can purchase Phyter bars online from their website.



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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

See Little Women in Theaters on Sept 28th! @littlewomenfilm

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There aren't many women that I have met that don't LOVEEEEE Little Women -whether it is the book, movie or both!

Little Women holds a very special place in my heart because I have 5 sisters and we have had many of the escapades that the sisters in Little Women have. My sisters and I have always loved to sit together and watch the original Little Women so when I saw that a modern day Little Women was coming out and I could get a chance to see it early, I was ecstatic!

I love that they have brought this movie back for new generations of sisters and close friends to enjoy and hopefully get them to read the original book if they haven't!!



My overall thoughts of the movie??

Well, I have to say it doesn't beat the original Little Women movie, sadly. I had high hopes but it just didn't cover all the story lines that we have come to love and expect from the book and original movie.

However, it was still funny - I laughed out loud at many parts - and still took me through the many emotions that Little Women always does - sadness, nostalgia, happiness, and laughter! But at the end, I just didn't feel quite content. The actresses didn't quite reach the bar set by the first one and the storyline just seemed lacking and jumped around between time periods in the girls' life too much.

Overall, I still recommend the movie to all because it is just one of those things that you MUST experience in life with a mother, sister or close friend! But afterwards, definitely go watch the original and read the book!

ABOUT THE FILM

Sisters—and dreams—are unique in their ability to inspire, encourage and change the world. For 150 years, Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women has motivated women of all ages to dream together and celebrate family. Coming to theaters for the first time, a modern retelling of LITTLE WOMEN brings a new generation together with their mothers, sisters and friends.


From girls playing in the attic to women living with purpose, the March sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy—are committed to always supporting each other. Yet, growing up sometimes means growing apart. An aspiring writer, Jo leaves for New York determined to publish a novel. In the wake of rejected draft upon draft, her editor challenges Jo to write about something more interesting—her family. When tragedy brings the sisters back home, sticking together takes on new meaning. As Jo comforts her sick sister, Beth asks for one thing: a story. Jo knows the perfect one … by heart.


See Little Women in theaters on Sept 28th, nationwide and purchase tickets HERE today!

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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Climb Aboard The Thomas and Friends Big Loader from TOMY

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Do you have a train lover in your house like I do??? Then you are going to want to climb aboard The Thomas and Friends Big Loader from TOMY! I know my family has and the smiles and fun we have had with the set has lasted hours and hours!


My son and I spent a whole morning putting this set together and then watching Thomas, Percy and Terence pick up and deliver their loads on time throughout Sodor.


It was a little difficult to figure out how to set it up right away but once I followed the directions, we got on a roll and had it together in no time! Then the fun began!! :)


The Thomas and Friends Big Loader set features multiple loading areas and a fully automated engine that transforms between Thomas to Percy and Terence, and back again. Each set Includes 1 mechanical vehicle chassis, 3 vehicle bodies, over 8 feet of track and destinations, and loads of cargo to haul around! There are even fun stickers to put on the track that makes it look even more real!


We have been playing with this track for days as a family and everyone from ages 34 to 4 have enjoyed watching the trains work together and deliver the load!

Buy It:

You can purchase the Big Loader for $39.99 on Amazon.com. It is made for ages 3+, so even the youngest Thomas the Tank enthusiast can play!


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Monday, September 10, 2018

Make Fall Celebrations Stress-Free with @EpsonAmerica Expression Premium EcoTank Printers!

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Planning fall and back to school celebrations doesn’t have to be a pain. From invitations, party favors, photo booth props, and fun decorations for birthday parties, baby showers, or weddings, Epson’s Expression Premium ET-7750 Wide-format EcoTank printer is a cartridge-free, wireless printer perfect for spicing up any occasion.
With easy-to-fill, supersized ink tanks, this printer offers up to two years of ink in the box, equivalent to about 30 ink cartridge sets. Other features include a five-color ink system featuring Photo Black ink for high-quality photos and color prints, wide-format printing of up to 11" x 17", tablet and smartphone connectivity, and savings of up to 80 percent on low-cost ink replacements. It is really great for all occasions including any fall birthday parties, weddings or baby showers you have this fall!


Weddings — Any bride or groom-to-be knows that planning a wedding can be a massive undertaking, especially if you’re attempting to save some money and do multiple tasks yourself. The Expression Premium ET-7750 EcoTank can help every step of the way by relieving the stress associated with DIY projects. With enough ink in the box to print up to 9,000 color pages3, the ET-7750 enables couples to print and organize vendor documents, guest lists, seating charts, and schedules. Featuring five-color inkjet technology— including Photo Black ink— the ET-7750 can print photos and documents up to 11” x 17”, as well as specialty media, ideal for professional looking save-the-dates, invitations, menus, and programs.


Baby Showers — If you or a loved one has a baby on the way, a summer baby shower is a perfect way to share your excitement with friends and family. Create customized invitations, signage and decorations, or print photos onto sticker paper for a one-of-a-kind party favor. Wireless printing makes it easy to print photos straight from a phone or tablet4— try printing maternity photos to use as unique thank you cards.


Birthdays — From a little one's first party to the big 5-0, birthday celebrations for all ages can be personalized with the ET-7750. Cut the guest of honor’s age or initials out of poster board, then print out and paste photos to create a super-sized photo collage. With up to two years of ink included in the box, print out party trivia game sheets, crafts, and coloring sheets to keep kids entertained.


Over the years, I have gone through and tried MANY different printers! One of the BIGGEST problems with most printers is the ink cartridges - how fast the ink seems to disappear and how expensive they are!!!


That is why I am LOVIN' the Expression Premium ET-7750 EcoTank! With up to 2 years included in ink, I am set! I don't have to worry about being out of ink EVERY TIME I print and it has all the functions I need to be a blogger, a preschool teacher and a mom - printer, scanner, copier and it prints pictures! It was easy to set up and even easier to use! This is by far one of the best printers I have ever used!

Buy It:

You can purchase the Expression Premium ET-7750 EcoTank ($649.99 MSRP) is available through major computer, office and electronic retailers, and on the Epson store (www.epsonstore.com).



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