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National Pawn – Changing Your Opinions About Pawn Shops!

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Do you remember the word association game? For instance, if I say “coffee” what’s the first thing you think of? For me, it’s a cup with steam rolling off of it. So if I said the word “pawn shop”, what is your immediate reaction? For some, it could be a place where you go to sell your stuff (or get a…

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Cave Tools Pigtail Food Flippers

Reviewing Cave Tools Pigtail Food Flippers… Plus One!

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I love working with Cave Tools on product reviews because their grilling tools and accessories are great – they’re affordable and built to last and let’s be honest… I’m not the only person who forgets to bring their tools in when they’re done grilling. Who else pulls the food off the grill, shuts down the gas, goes inside to eat and completely…

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Living and Dressing Your Best Possible Life With prAna

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[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Note: This is a sponsored post on behalf of prAna. I was given the fabulous outfit you see me wearing in exchange for my honest opinion and review. I’m no fashion hound, but I do love to dress up when the opportunity presents itself. Also, as I am someone who…

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What's trending in fashion for fall and winter 2016?

What’s Hot for Fall and How to Dress for Your Body Type

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What’s Trending for Fall and Winter this Year? Have you started digging out your boots and layered pieces? I’m slowly starting to add them to the daily mix and couldn’t be happier. This time of the year can be perplexing when choosing our outfits for the day… it’s chilly in the morning but still warm enough by the afternoon that,…

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How to Get Your Halloween Vibe On and Still Have Money for Candy!

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Ready for Halloween? Someone asked me the other day what my favorite holiday was and without hesitation, I answered “Christmas and then Halloween”. Other than Christmas, Halloween is the ONLY holiday that I will actually decorate for. I don’t go all out like some of my favorite people do, but I love throwing little pieces here and there that blend…

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McDonald’s New Philosophy: The Simpler The Better

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Earlier this year, I was invited to taste test the then-new Breakfast All Day options that McDonald’s was rolling out. Other local bloggers and our families got to experience having McDonald’s breakfast for dinner!! How awesome is that? This month, a few of us gathered again to try something new — the all new McNugget that McDonald’s has rolled out!!…

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Sydney’s Spot – Reviewing Breakfast with Neruda

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Now – to start off I’d like to say I don’t exactly enjoy romance novels. I really don’t. Most are cliché and follow a similar structure. (However, I do like books with romance that isn’t the main plot.) But as I read Breakfast with Neruda, I actually really liked it. And no I’m not just saying that to say it,…

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The personal shopping experience at Style Encore takes the pain and guess work out of getting trendy!

How Kristen Got Her Style Back with Style Encore

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Personal Shopping Experience with Style Encore Last year, I weighed the most that I have ever weighed without there being a baby involved. My cholesterol and blood pressure were up and while part of that is genetic (thanks Mom and Dad…), it was more because of the extra weight that I was carrying around. I made the decision that I…

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