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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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This post was sponsored by Premama as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I absolutely LOVED being pregnant with all 5 of my kids. What I didn't love so much were the daily prenatal vitamins that I knew my baby and me desperately needed. I love the idea... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at mommypalooza™
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This party and review is in collaboration with Luvs. All opinions are my own. There are very few things we love in this family more than a party! Recently, thanks to the fun people at Luvs, we were able to host a fun indoor party playdate, which was perfect since the chilly weather has started to set in. We're always... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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We're giving away gift cards to KC Dunkin' Donuts locations so you can try the new holiday line of beverages and treats. Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2016 at kcmetromoms.com
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Check out the fun, affordable, and festive baby holiday clothing looks that Carter's offers, plus an exclusive 20% off coupon to use on your next purchase - either in store or online. Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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Got baby? Then you've got messes! Find out how to enter your child's photo into Dreft's "America's Messiest Baby" Contest and be featured on Parents Magazine, as well as win great prizes from Dreft! Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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Free Thanksgiving Day season printable that reads "Grateful Hearts Gather Here". This printable is great in a frame displayed anywhere throughout your home during this season of gratitude. Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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October is RSV Awareness Month - Learn about what RSV is and how to protect your baby and children from this virus during the winter months. Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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This is a sponsored conversation in support of the 2016 Children’s Miracle Network Annual Fundraising Campaign. All opinions are my own. Our local children's hospital has a special place in my heart for many reasons. Ranking at the top of that list has to do with when my 3rd born son developed RSV as an infant. What started out as... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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Although the sun is still out most days, I've been reminded over the past few weeks that we're heading into cold and flu season here very soon. And with that, of course, comes illness and sick babies. When they're sick, all I want to do is see them feeling better and smiling again. With 5 kids in the house and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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Olathe Indian Creek Public Library is hosting a grand opening celebration open to the public. The festivities will be in the library's temporary space is located at 13511 S. Mur-Len Rd., Suite 129 in the Santa Fe Square Shopping Center (next to Savers). The grand opening event will be on Friday, September 2, 2016, beginning at 9:30 a.m. The Olathe... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2016 at kcmetromoms.com
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I’m thrilled to share more with you about MoneyMyth.org thanks to brightpeak and #WeAllGrow Latina Network. All opinions are my own. Raising children to understand finances and how to be responsible with their money, is one of my most important parental roles. There is so much information out there that it can seem overwhelming when you're trying to navigate the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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There's nothing that screams summer quite like ice cream. But, what about ice cream AND smores? Genius, right?! I know! This fun ice cream smores snack recipe idea is going to become the hit of your summer. Seriously! Your kids, neighbors, family, friends, dogs, etc. will be BEGGING for more! So, I'll leave it up to you if you decide... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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The Kansas City Mudcats baseball organization would like to invite all surrounding communities to Black Bob Park in Olathe, Kansas on Saturday, August 27th at 11:00 a.m. to celebrate the life of Caleb Schwab. Caleb loved to play sports and enjoyed spending time outside. To recognize his passion, fields 3, 4, and 5 will have activities such as kickball, smash... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2016 at kcmetromoms.com
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This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/P&G. All thoughts and opinions are my own. One of the most endearing qualities about my kids is that they're so enthusiastic about trying almost anything. I love that they are active and play different sports all year. I've tried really hard to make it known that I not only support their dreams, but... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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Junior Achievement of Middle America is undergoing a brand new look and relocation. They will now be known as Junior Achievement of Greater Kansas City. Junior Achievement is proud to announce a new look for the non-profit providing vital youth development programming in Kansas City. As of August 17, 2016, Junior Achievement of Middle America is now doing business as... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2016 at kcmetromoms.com
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When it comes to remodeling and room additions, there are several options available. As long as there is space, you can usually add a room anywhere on the home. It's best to get a general idea as to what the room is going to be used for before you begin the remodeling project so that you don't waste your time... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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I'm always on the hunt for ways to find great online deals, save money, and earn rewards or gift cards. With a busy family of 7, expenses for everyday and even those "extra" household items, can add up. Recently, I was introduced to Dealspotr, and I love it so much, I want to share how to "spot deals", a.k.a, find... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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As a parent, you try and do everything for your kids to make sure they grow up healthy and strong. I know that's the case for my husband and me when it comes to our 5 children. But, when one of them is diagnosed with a medical condition that is totally new to you, it can be a bit scary... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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Feeding my growing family is one of the biggest challenges (and stresses!) I feel on a daily basis. Not only do I have picky eaters, but I've got eaters of all ages and stages of life living under this one roof. Now that my daughter is over a year old (sigh), she is starting to be more opinionated when it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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Oh. Em. Gee! I'm BEYOND thrilled to share with you that Disney has just announced there WILL BE a sequel to one of my ALL time favorite movies - Wreck-It-Ralph! Yes, peeps, there will soon be a Wreck-it-Ralph 2 movie out in theaters! And by "soon", I mean March 9, 2018. WRECKING THE INTERNET — Wreck-It Ralph is heading back... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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This post was sponsored by SwimWays as part of an Activation for Influence Central. I received products to facilitate my review. Summers were made for pool fun. It's my absolute most favorite time of the year and I am so excited to finally be able to head to the pool with my family for some fun, quality family time. It's... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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Get ready for an adventure this Thanksgiving! Disney's Moana will set sail in theaters later year, on Thanksgiving Day, and I'm so excited about it already! Check out the Moana movie trailer below and get the scoop on this fun family-friendly adventure. Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast Pacific, discovering the many... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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It's the most wonderful time of the year -- SUMMERTIME! With summer, of course, comes lots of outdoor and water fun playtime. Summer is my favorite season of the year, and I think if you asked my kids, they'd say the same. But along with sitting poolside, comes important water safety practices that our family is sure to be aware... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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If you've got a kid who loves movies AND monster trucks as much as mine does, you are going to want to share this trailer for the Monster Trucks movie with them. Monster Trucks brings together comedy and adventure that my kids (and yours!) are going to LOVE. Monster Trucks movie synopsis tells the story of a high school senior,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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Women of Kansas City, Overland Park, Johnson County, and just about anywhere in metro, are you looking for a fun, FREE way to connect with your friends and make new ones? Be sure and mark your calendar for the upcoming Ladies Night Out Event at Deer Creek Golf Club on Friday, June 10th from 6-9 pm! Join us for a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2016 at kcmetromoms.com