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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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{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
A few weeks ago I ordered the FlashMaster online for my kids because I knew it would be a great way to keep them on the ball with studying their math facts. In this video, I'm sharing more about the FlashMaster with you and why we love it SO much in our household! How do you help keep your kids... 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! My kids love to eat. All four of them! I can't imagine them being able to function through their day without knowing when or... Continue reading
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This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Fisher-Price® and Latina Mom Bloggers. However, all opinions expressed are my own. I remember growing up, whenever we'd attend Sunday mass, the choir would alway sing "Las Mañanitas" at the end of each mass to celebrate those who were having birthdays that day or for the upcomin week. And, although I never... Continue reading
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If you've been wanting to try the new Huggies® Snug & Dry Plus Diapers and Huggies Natural Care® Plus Wipes, you're going to love this FREE sample offer from Costco. I recently received the sample pack pictured above in the mail and have been impressed with Huggies® Snug & Dry Plus Diapers and Huggies Natural Care® Plus Wipes. They're perfect... Continue reading
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The Missouri Department of Revenue has released details about the 2014 Back to School Sales Tax Holiday. Shoppers can take advantage of tax-free back to school shopping in (Kansas City) Missouri beginning the first Friday of August through Sunday. Tax... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at kcmetromoms.com
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The month may be half over, but there's still plenty of summer left! And the sweet folks at Blue Bell Ice Cream are celebrating National Ice Cream Month by giving Kansas City a week of fun events that feature FREE... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at kcmetromoms.com
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With 4 boys in the house, we live, eat, and breathe sports. Two out of my 4 boys play on rec teams and are really big fans of soccer. When you factor in registration fees, equipment, uniform costs, tournamet entry fees, and other related expenses, trust me when I say it is NOT cheap to have kids in sports. Thankfully,... Continue reading
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This is part of a product review campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and JERGENS; complimentary products were provided. However, all opinions expressed are my own. When I think of summertime skin, I think of gorgeous, glowing, healthy radiance that's fuss-free and flawless. Recently, after trying the new JERGENS® Shea Beauty Oil and JERGENS® BB Body Skin Perfecting Cream I've discovered... Continue reading
Hi there! Want MORE family fun, giveaways, & happenings? Subscribe to our updates to stay in-the-know about events, kids activities, deals, giveaways, and other Kansas City goodness! Click here to stay updated! Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at kcmetromoms.com
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The City of Olathe, Kansas is celebrating the grand opening of their community center, and everyone's invited! There will be plenty of food, activities, demos, and more - for everyone! Olathe's Community Center Grand Opening kicks off on Thursday July... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2014 at kcmetromoms.com
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Join our Google + Community & connect with other moms! Kansas Groups: 20-Something Moms of KC ADHDKC.ORG - Parenting & resource support group for parents of ADHD kids in the Kansas City metro area. Monthly meetings and resources / info.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at kcmetromoms.com
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Your updated listing of KC metro family-friendly shows, concerts, theater, and more! The Dinosaur Show Presented by Paul Mesner Puppets April 22 - May 10, 2014 @ Paul Mesner Puppet Studio 1006 E. Linwood Blvd., Kansas City, MO Ragtime to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at kcmetromoms.com
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Look for a fun way to spend a summer day while doing something good for the environment? This Thursday, June 19, 2014 is “National Dump the Pump Day". Take the kids on a FREE JO bus ride around Johnson County,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at kcmetromoms.com
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This is part of a sponsored collaboration with Latina Mom Bloggers and Pampers. All opinions are 100% mine. My boys have been HUGE soccer enthusiasts for years, so it's no surprise really that they are diggin' this time of year - summertime fútbol! And to make this time of year even more exciting and fun, Pampers is bringing Latino families... Continue reading
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{This is part of a compensated campaign in collaboration his is part of a sponsored collaboration with Latina Mom Bloggers and Disney Junior. However, all opinions expressed are my own. No one is the boss of me!} Recently, my youngest little guy turned the big ONE and we celebrated with a special party with just the 6 of us. It... Continue reading
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{Disclosure: This is part of a compensated campaign in collaboration with Blickenstaff’s and the Mom It Forward blogger network. As always, all opinions are my own. No one is the boss of me!} {source} Like any other kid, playtime was always my favorite time when I was growing up. It's still one of the ways that I enjoy connecting with... Continue reading
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One of the most fun things about preparing for a Disney trip with kids, is planning out what they will wear during your stay. With Kohl's new line of Disney themed apparel, there are no shortages of fun, magic, and comfort when it comes to clothing. I simply love their new product offerings and am so impressed with the many... Continue reading
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This is part of a compensated campaign with Latina Mom Bloggers and Disney Junior. As always, all opinions expressed are my own. No one is the boss of me! I'm so excited to share this fun new Disney Junior 10 Day Photo Challenge (#DisneyJuniorFamilia) with all of you! This is a fun way to show your "Disney Side" for those... Continue reading
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Hey everybody! I'm so excited for this fun litle project I'm working on with Kohl's - #DestinationSummer - where I'm sharing some of my favorite things about one of my most favorite places - DISNEY! I've found that one of the most excting things about planning a Disney vacay is figuring out what you'll be packing. But, the last thing... Continue reading
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I am a member of the Colectiva Latina® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Colectiva Latina and its advertiser. #SummerSauce #mycolectiva Oh, how I love the inventor of the chicken nugget. ¡Mi amor! We always have chicken nuggets in our house because they make for perfect quick, easy meals for... Continue reading
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This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Global Influence Network and Walgreens. All opinions shared are my own. No one is the boss of me! Yep, that's me with my favorite facial scrub! No joke, I use the facial scrub by Simple® Beauty (which can be found at Walgreens stores everywhere) at least 3 times a week while I'm... Continue reading