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Maytag Salutes Sweepstakes ~ Enter Now!

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I’m sure almost all of us could use a new appliance … or five! My washer/dryer set is long overdue for an upgrade. That’s one of the reasons why I was excited to learn about the Maytag Salutes Sweepstakes. The other reason I love this sweepstakes is that Maytag is honoring everyday heroes, such as military personnel. hhgregg and Maytag brand have teamed up “to salute everyday heros and empower others to become heroes themselves.” Through May 31, they’re giving away a Maytag brand appliance every day, plus the chance to win several grand prizes. It’s easy to enter, and the prizes are pretty awesome! How to Enter the Sweepstakes […]FULL ARTICLE…

Turn Your Backyard into Disneyland (she: Adelle)

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Hey, it’s Adelle from Packed with Fun, the official blog for Get Away Today. Once Memorial Day weekend is over, the summer officially begins and my kids start begging for some summer fun. Our family loves to go to Disneyland so much, that we decided to recreate it at home to extend some of that vacation magic. Here are six activities you can set up to turn your backyard into Disneyland. This would work at a nearby park, too, for hours of Disneyland fun:FULL ARTICLE…

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Inspirational Printable – A Quote…

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    This is Sharon again from Lemon Squeezy, and this month I water-colored a quote that I love. Duke Fergerson is a retired professional football player and said this during an interview back in 1988, which was originally advice from his mother. I'm going to FULL ARTICLE...

4 Fun Traditions To Try This…

4 fun traditions to try this father's day

Hello all! I'm Kari, and I'm so excited to share my very first post with you! Today I'm sharing 4 fun traditions to try this Father's Day... and hopefully for years to come! 1.  Arma "Dad" don  (the father of all water fights) There is nothing like an all out water war to FULL ARTICLE...

A Busy Mom’s Best Friend ~ Papa…

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Sometimes it just feel like there's not enough time to get everything done as a busy mom. I try to be organized and plan ahead for dinner, but more often than not the day gets away from me and dinner time sneaks up on me. Or, I look at the day ahead and realize in advance that FULL ARTICLE...

12 Brilliant Ways to Dress your Walls…

12 Brilliant Ways to Dress your Walls with Wood

Good morning! I'm Kristi, the gal behind making it in the mountains where I share all sorts of budget friendly home decor and DIY ideas. Last month when I popped in to share my Spring Bottle Vases, I was just embarking on our most epic DIY journey yet as we signed on to take FULL ARTICLE...

Family Vacation in Phoenix ~ Hot Summer…

Family Vacation Ideas in Phoenix!

Hi! It’s Allison from Tips for Family Trips. I’m excited to be back at Or So She Says to share my tips for getting a fantastic deal on a family-friendly luxury resort this summer. Budget travelers know that the off-season is the best time to score deals at resorts that might FULL ARTICLE...

More Than an Apology ~ A Lesson in…

This really made me think!! More Than an Apology ~ A priceless lesson learned as a 12 year old boy.

Hello!  My name is Dan Jacobs.  Well actually my full name is Jon Daniel Jacobs, but I have never been called Jon (my parents said I never felt like a Jon), I haven't been Daniel since 6th grade and I only allow my aunts who haven't seen me since 1985 to call me "Danny". I FULL ARTICLE...

DIY Personalized Teacher Gift (she:…

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Hello again! Creative Carmella here, and I am excited to share a beautiful and really simple, DIY personalized teacher gift that you can make in minutes! We are so grateful for the teachers in our kids' lives, and I love being able to show that appreciation in some small way. FULL ARTICLE...

Disneyland’s 60th Anniversary…

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Hey everyone, it's Kimberly from Packed with Fun, the official blog for Get Away Today. As you probably know by now, we LOVE the Disneyland Resort. You may have heard that the happiest place on earth is coming up on a huge milestone, it's Disneyland's 60th anniversary. If you've FULL ARTICLE...

Delicious Ideas…

Easy Cheese Danish (she: Susan)…

This is such a delicious and simple recipe for a cheese danish!!

Hello! I'm happy to be back sharing this wonderful easy cheese danish with you today! The filling tastes just like cheesecake. These are perfect for breakfast, brunch or just a sweet snack. I love that they go together so quickly! This recipe is one of Ina Garten's. I love her FULL ARTICLE...

Jello Popcorn Balls (she: Liz)…

these jello popcorn balls are super fun to make with the kids and they taste yummy too! Great summer activity.

Hi there!  It's Liz from Liz on Call back to share with you another fun and delicious recipe.  With summer quickly approaching, I'm always looking for fun ways to keep the kids busy and entertained.  My kids love crafting and activities, but they also love to help in the kitchen. FULL ARTICLE...

Chicago Style Deep Dish Dutch Oven…

Chicago Style Deep Dish Pizza

Becky here from Bite of Delight, and today I'm sharing the ultimate dutch oven meal for camping...or the backyard!  Bacon-Wrapped Chicago Style Deep Dish Dutch Oven Pizza.  Wow, that's a mouthful!  But when you get a taste of this, you'll be pretty happy about that mouthful, and FULL ARTICLE...

Family Fondue Night ~ Made…

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I love family traditions, and somehow most of ours revolve around food. One of our favorite family traditions is Family Fondue Night! This tasty tradition originally started with one of our first Valentines' Days with young children. We didn't want to get a sitter and brave the FULL ARTICLE...

Coconut Almond Brownie Tassies…

Coconut Almond Brownie Tassies - Make adorable little brownie tassies filled with coconut and almonds. These would make a great Mother’s Day Treat!

These coconut almond brownie tassies are a tropical twist on the traditional pecan tassie. Hey friends! Jen here from Baked by an Introvert. I’m stoked to be back this month because I have a delicious little dessert recipe to share. Have you ever had a pecan tassie? They are FULL ARTICLE...

Homemade Pesto in 5 Minutes (she:…

Homemade Pesto - quick, easy, and fresh!

Homemade Pesto is easy and quick to make and it tastes fresh and amazing! Hey ya'll! Christina from FoodApparel.com checking in. I was trying to THINK GREEN and THINK SPRING when I posted here last, and guess what? It's GREEN outside and it's SPRING! Yay! I've been FULL ARTICLE...

24 Last-Minute Dinner Ideas (she:…

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"Crap! It's 4:30 PM and I haven't even thought about what to make for dinner yet!!" Ever been in that situation?? I'll be honest, that happens to me ALL THE TIME! And then you're scrambling through the pantry thinking to yourself, "Okay, now what can I make with hot sauce, FULL ARTICLE...

Salted Toffee Pretzel Brownies…

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Hello! It's Susan again, and I'm so glad to be back sharing this yummy blond brownie recipe with you! These salted toffee pretzel brownies are divine! They combine salty and sweet, what's better than that? Here is the link to the original recipe. My adapted recipe is FULL ARTICLE...

Need a Lift? Some Favorite Feel-Good Posts…

This really made me think!! More Than an Apology ~ A priceless lesson learned as a 12 year old boy.
May 2015 Visiting Teaching Message
15 conversation starters
Repentance Final
the best journey takes you home

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Mariel’s Favorites

Zulily

Zulily is the best for finding deals on kid and maternity clothes. I sometimes find clothes for myself, but usually end up with great shoes and accessories.

Gift Idea Central

'You know I’m obsessed with shopping and buying gifts. I save all of my ideas posts on Gift Idea Central. Pin it!'
Stitch Fix

Stitchfix

Stitchfix is responsible for one of my happiest days of the month. A stylist picks and ships 5 adorable clothing items specifically for me. Whoo!

Amazon

'I love shopping in my sweats, comparing prices, reading reviews, and getting free shipping! I do all my Christmas and birthday shopping on Amazon.'

Pick Your Plum

'Pick Your Plum’ is one of the few daily deal sites I check every morning. Everything is adorable, everything is cheap.'