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candy
Kansas City metro area
Web-savvy, techie wife in Kansas City who enjoys family, travel, shopping, and social media optimization.
Interests: blogging, web design, swimming, traveling, scrapbooking + photo preservation, Sandra Bullock movies, theme parks, shoe shopping, non-fiction books, magazines, reality TV, Ms. Pac-Man.
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Check out some of these family friendly holiday lights events and displays in Kansas City that will help get you ready to celebrate the season! Vince & Associates Holiday Lights Display 10103 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, Kansas 66212 (103rd and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at kcmetromoms.com
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No doubt that your kids (and you) will soon be researching where you can visit good 'ol Santa this holiday season here in Kansas City. Well, search no further, as we've compiled the most comprehensive and up-to-date listing of where... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at kcmetromoms.com
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The holidays are fast approaching, and family productions are getting underway. This year's Kansas City area family friendly holiday shows include concerts, plays, ballets and even a puppet show! Oliver the Musical December 4 - 21, 2014 Off Center Theatre,... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at kcmetromoms.com
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With more than 10,000 votes cast, a program that serves abused and neglected children -- Jackson County CASA -- has been chosen to receive the proceeds from a holiday contest designed by SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza. The funds will be raised... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at kcmetromoms.com
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This is part of a compensated campaign with Wells Fargo and Latina Bloggers Connect. As always, all thoughts and opinons shared are my own. As a parent of 4 kids, I can wholeheartedly say that teaching money management skills to today's young people is indeed a priority. Growing up, we certainly weren't rich but my parents both worked and always... Continue reading
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This is part of a compensated campaign with PEEP and Latina Bloggers Connect. As always, all thoughts and opinons shared are my own. One of the coolest things about prescshoolers is the fact that they begin to gain so much independence when it comes to learning just about anything. They want to experiment and try new things everyday. I know... Continue reading
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This is part of a sponsored collaboration with MedImmune and Latina Mom Bloggers. However, all opinions expressed are my own. In September 2009, I became a mom to Jacob. He's my 3rd born, so I naturally felt I had this whole motherhood thing down. And then, in December, Jacob contracted RSV - Respiratory Syncytial Virus - and I felt like... Continue reading
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{This post is part of a compensated collaboration with SocialMoms and Disneys Planes Sire and Rescue. As always, thoughts shared are my own. No one is the boss of me! } There's no doubt about it - I truly love each and every one of my boys. My younger two, Jacob and Andrew (ages 5 and 18 months, respectively) have... Continue reading
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This came across my inbox from one of my newsletter subscriptions and I just loved it! Wish I hadn't waited to Halloween day to open up that email, but with this being a no-brainer last minute Halloween costume for lazy people like me, I could almost get it done in about 5 minutes! Happy Halloween! Continue reading
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Disclaimer: This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Latina Mom Bloggers and Dreft. All opinions are 100% mine. There's something magical about caring for your baby, no matter what their age. As a mother, you want to keep the "new-ness" of their skin for as long as possible. I know that in my family, senstive skin plays a huge... Continue reading
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Disclosure: This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Fisher-Price® and Latina Mom Bloggers. However, all opinions expressed are my own. One of the joys of celebrating childhood, has always been celebrating birthdays in my family! I remember growing up that my parents made sure we always had candles to blow out and birthday parties often consisted of large extended... Continue reading
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{Disclosure: This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Latina Mom Bloggers and Old Spice. All opinions are 100% mine.} Being the mom of 4 boys, I knew that time was going to eventually come. You know, that time where boys actually start to care about how they look, smell, and dress. It all started when my son, Nate, went... Continue reading
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This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Sears and Latina Bloggers Connect. As always, all opinions are my own. I know many of you share the same sentiment as me, in that family truly IS everything. Over the past year, I've been tested in ways that, although I've not been able to publicly share about here on my blog... Continue reading
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{This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Huggies and Latina Mom Bloggers. However, all opinions expressed are my own.} With the birth of each of my sons, I've noticed that each is even more active than the next! ANdrew will soon be 17 months old and although most of that time was spent in infancy, it feels like I've... Continue reading
As much as I've been fighting it, I must concur that summer has come to a complete and sudden halt. I don't like it one bit. And although my two littles managed to wipe my iPhone of ALL my pics and videos, I am grateful I had done a Google+ backup and have up to June 2nd saved. So, all... Continue reading
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This content is sponsored by KU Athletics Are you a fan of college football? If you're in the Kansas City metro, there's a good chance you are. We know many of our readers and fans follow their beloved Kansas Jayhawks... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at kcmetromoms.com
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The locally founded ADHDKC organization will be hosting an informational event for parents of children with ADHD. The workshop will be led by Elaine Taylor-Klaus, CPCC, PCC, who is the co-founder of ImpactADHD and a member of the CHADD Board... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2014 at kcmetromoms.com
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{Disclosure: This is part of a sponsored campaign with Charmin and Latina Mom Bloggers. As always, all opinions are my own. No one is the boss of me!} I don't know about you, but for me, when I hear the word chamomile, I think of relaxation and peace. If she were alive, I could just imagine my grandmother telling me... Continue reading
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{Disclosure: This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Mamiverse. However all opinions are 100% my own. No one is the boss of me!} If you're an oldtimer around here, you've know I've shared recently about the all new Huggies®Plus product line available at Costco stores. I am cray-cray over these diapers and wipes, ya'll! They're fab for my oh-so-active... Continue reading
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Although I've partnered with The Motherhood to share this about ConAgra's Child Hunger Ends Here program, I'm extremely passionate about this topic, thus, all opinions expressed are my own. No one is the boss of me! So many travesties plague our nation {and our world, for that matter} these days. Child hunger is certainly one of those horrific truths that... Continue reading
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A while back I posted about the awesome free samples that Costco was offering on Huggies® Snug and Dry Plus Diapers and Huggies® Natural Care® Plus Wipes, and I saw over my social media streams that many of you loved that offer! And today I'm excited to share new info on how you can save money on Huggies® Snug and... Continue reading
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If I had to pick, summer would last FOREVER! But, since I have no choice in the matter, I try and play along while having as much fun as possible during the back to school season. My favorite thing about back to school time is hands-down, the fun back to school traditions and memories that I make with my kids.... Continue reading
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{Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.} I'll admit it. I'm fighting it. I'm fighting the back to school season like wildfire. But, try as I might, the time is upon us and I know that there are those back to school essentials that my kids need. What's fantastic... Continue reading
Yesterday, the unthinkable happened. My sweet boy, Andrew, walked right into the deep end of the pool and went in head first. I feel like for about 30 seconds, I came out of my own body and became someone else. It didn't hit me until later that night, that within a matter of seconds, things could have gone terribly wrong.... Continue reading
These were just too good not to share. Happy shopping (and saving)! $3.00 off any ONE package of Goodnites Underwear $3.00 off Brilliant Basics™ Baby's First Blocks $3.00 off GERBER GOOD START Gentle Formula $0.50 off ONE Pampers Wipes 56... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2014 at kcmetromoms.com