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Big Brother 10 Starts Tomorrow

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Big Brother 10 starts Sunday July 13th, woo hoo! They are following the same schedule that they did for Big Brother 9. I think this is going to be a good season with a lot of diversity.

Sunday Night: Effective July 13 - 8PM. Big Brother (Premiere)
Tuesday Night: Effective July 15 - 9PM. Big Brother (Premiere)
Wednesday Night: Effective July 16 - 8PM. Big Brother (Premiere)

Prima Princessa presents Swan Lake

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I wanted to give a heads up that I have a great review coming up on Prima Princessa presents Swan lake.


I also have at least two giveaways coming up for some toothbrushes & a precious moments figurine! Plus I will be giving away something for the Summer Blog Contest that is coming up at the end of this month!

With summer, I am having a hard time keeping up with blogging & emails. My kids always want to go in the pool & that means me sitting outside. I so need a laptop bad!

Finally went to see Fireworks

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We finally went to see fireworks yesterday. It rained a lot the week of the 4th, so we didn't bother trying to go see any of them then. The next one near us was last night.

Cam was upset because she expects fireworks on her birthday (the 3rd) but it didn't work out this year.

We had a lot of fun. The fireworks lasted about 25 minutes. They were great, no hesitations at all. They had a band playing 80's music. I guess is started a little before 7, but we didn't get there till around 9. The fireworks started a little before 10.

There is another firework show coming up on the 20th that we might head to as well. Only so much to do in the summer since we aren't vacationing this year. Have to give the girls some memories, lol.

I have pics but they are on my camera still. Will update when I upload my pictures :)

My tween is getting jealous of her little sister ...

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My poor tween is getting jealous of her little sister lately. Now that I am reviewing products, my little one gets some cool stuff to try out. There is never anything for my older one. I did get a cool new notebook for her to try out (review coming soon!). That didn't ease her pain though, lol.

I wish there were more products geared towards tweens. Not just to review of course. I have noticed that during holidays, popular searches are always what to get a tween. It is a hard age, growing out of toys, but still too young to enjoy teenager & adult items. The things that they do seem to like start getting expensive.

Even with clothes though, you see so many shops geared towards babies & toddlers, barely any towards the little bit older girl. Too bad I wasn't more crafty, it would be a great market to get into it.

I will have to be on a hunt now for cool products for the tween girl. If you know of any or sell something & want it featured here, just contact me!



Cyber Shower for Candace of Mamanista.com

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Happy Panda and lots of her friends, including the Cushie Pushie Company and Goodies for Mom are giving Candace of Mamanista.com a cyber baby shower to celebrate the upcoming birth of her little boy. The party is going on July 7-July 17th and everyone is invited. There are tons of fun games to play, so make sure to participate!

The Most Inspirational Story

This would be my first pregnancy. I was 19 years old, I wanted a girl very badly. About 3 months into my pregnancy, I started having bad back pains. I thought it was from the pregnancy. Honestly, I'm not sure what I was thinking considering I gained a total of 17 lbs my entire pregnancy, but I was 19 & I had heard that pregnancy was hard on your back. Anyways, I had bad back pains, but my doctor visits always went well. My mom even bought me one of those belts to help with pain & my belly was so small it wouldn't even stay down. By 5 months (around July 4th actually) I was very sick. Terrible pain, bad chills,…

50 Prints ONLY 50 CENTS ~ Great deal

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Snapfish has an awesome deal right now. You can buy 50 digital prints for only a penny each. Each additional print after that is only .09 + shipping.

Use coupon code JUL4PENNY08 expires July 12th, so hurry over there! (Click on banner to join, if you are new customer you also get 50 free prints & a flipbook)

Also, don't forget about Arts Cow. I've ordered 2 months in a row right now & I am very happy. The shipping is a bit high because the prints are in Hong Kong. I compared my pictures to others I have received from Shutterfly, Dotphoto & Winkflash & they are comparable.

So far I have bought over 100 4 x 6's, over 100 5 x 7's & a photo necklace. They have awesome prices on photo gifts! Check out the credits I still have:

38x8 Cover Photo Book06/16/2008 06/21/2008 Expired50Prints 5" x 7"06/29/2008 07/29/2008
50Prints 4" x 6"06/29/2008 07/29/2008���������…

New Mom Video Site to Learn + Share

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If you have ever been to youtube and you are a mom, you will love this brand new website, Newbaby.com let me tell you.

NewBaby.com is a safe, secure and free site where moms can create, share and learn with video. You will find mom produced videos as well as corporate product infomercials and expert solution Vcasts. For those of you with the desire to Vlog, it's easy to do with your webcam or Flip camera and fun too! My favorite feature of Newbaby.com is the Family Video Gallery. Here you can upload videos and choose to mark them "private" or "public" and share them with select friends and family. Imagine! You can now sit with your child in front of a webcam, tape a conversation and share it with Grandma on another coast and store it for a long time in a safe, secure place for FREE! You can also customize our video widget and have your videos feed into your Blog.


I wish this was around when my kids were babies! Sometimes it helps to see someone doing so…

EZ School Supplies + 10% Discount Code

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Yes I am talking about school supplies in July. Hey if we can talk Christmas in July, then we can talk school supplies in July, right?

I was contacted by EZ School supplies, and I happily took them up on their offer to do a review. One of the biggest things I dread before the new school year is buying school supplies. It is stressful hunting down the needed items, fighting the other moms & dads trying to also buy school supplies. Running from store to store to get the right items. Well EZ School Supplies takes all that hassle away from you. Especially with the high gas prices, it is extra nice to have a box of supplies come right to your door!

EZSchoolSupplies.com provides services to thousands of schools and parents throughout the US, offering a ‘one-stop’ location to find every item that children need for a productive school year. Schools or teachers can submit supply lists directly to the site, so that parents can find the exact supplies required and purchase everything at …

Winner of Mia Reading: The Bugaboo Bugs

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Mary is the lucky winner of the Mia Reading: The Bugaboo Bugs! Software.

Congrats Mary!