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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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It's that time of year again! Monster Jam 2016 is coming to Kansas City and my 6 year-old is the most excited kid in the metro right now! I'm also pretty giddy that I get to give away FREE Monster Jam 2016 Kansas City tickets to one of you! Keep reading to find out more. As you may well know,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Best Buy, one of my family's most favorite retailers, has always supported events they believe are important to their employees, customers, and communities. I'm excited to share that the upcoming Lunar New Year happens to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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Looking for a fun and educational outing the entire family can enjoy? Consider these top Kansas and Nebraska spots for your next road trip! When you choose any one of these historic locations throughout Kansas and Nebraska, you are sure to enjoy yourself, experience something new, and learn some interesting facts while you’re exploring. Chimney Rock National Historic Site (Nebraska)... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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If your focus for the new year is growing your blog and you're looking for the best tips and advice on how to become a more savvy digital influencer, I'm excited to share this book review of Influencer Marketing for Dummies with you! I'm also exited to host a giveaway for a free copy of Influencer Marketing for Dummies, so... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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This RSV Awareness and Preemie Protection project is part of a sponsored collaboration with AstraZeneca and DiMe Media. 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-... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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Disclosure: I'm bringing you this review of MagnaLatch Alert+ gate lock as part of a collaborative effort with D&D Technologies. All opinions shared are my own. As parents, we want the best for our kids. That's a given. We go through the steps to properly babyproof household areas so that they're safe. We also encourage kids to be safe in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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Happy New Year! While everyone's mantra is focused on "new year, new you", a blogger can only wish the same for their blog. I'm sure many of you share in the mantra "new year, new blog", in a sense. There are several ways you can "refresh" your blog and general blogging or social media habits now that the new year... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2016 at mommypalooza™
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Disclaimer: This is part of a sponsored collaboration with DiMe Media and Luvs. All opinions are 100% mine. I'm never far from my mobile device. And, I'm never far from my kids! In fact, many times during the day, I will text my husband with a photo or message about how and what the kids are doing. Now, with the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2015 at mommypalooza™
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Thank you Ubisoft for sponsoring this post and allowing me to introduce you to Just Dance 2016, with 40+ new tracks and now more accessible than ever with the Just Dance Controller App — perfect for everyone on your list this holiday season! One of the things that you can count on during the holidays when my family gets together... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2015 at mommypalooza™
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Welcome, December! Oh, my have I got a good one for you today! You're going to fall in love with this new The Good Dinosaur movie Printable Advent Calendar! If you happened to catch this flick over Thanksgiving weekend, you know how fun this great printable Advent activity will be for your kids! If you haven't yet checked out The... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2015 at mommypalooza™
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Everyone in our house has been SO overjoyed since hearing the news about the upcoming Finding Nemo sequel, Finding Dory! Disney•Pixar's “Finding Dory” reunites everyone’s favorite forgetful blue tang, Dory, with her friends Nemo and Marlin on a search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2015 at mommypalooza™
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You may have seen my post yesterday featuring lots of fun activities and printables for Disney's The Good Dinosaur movie. Well, I'm happy to report there is more good fun to follow along with! Starting tomorrow, visit Disney.com/DinoWeek all week to celebrate everything you love about dinosaurs & see brand new clips, featurettes, and activities from THE GOOD DINOSAUR. To... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2015 at mommypalooza™
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This is part of a sponsored campaign with DiMe Media and Coca-Cola. However, all opinions expressed are my own. A family name is something that evokes a sense and feeling of pride when shared by the members it represents. For my own kids, although they carry my husband's Asian surname, they are well aware of their special familial ties to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2015 at mommypalooza™
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I've partnered with The Motherhood, who is sponsoring this post, to raise awareness about this important topic and let people know what they can do to help bring clean water to more families in need. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Each day that I find myself or my kids reaching for a clean glass and filling it with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2015 at mommypalooza™
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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for the TB Blood Test. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. If you're looking for an easy and hassle free way to test for Tuberculosis, read on about how there is now a TB Blood Test. As most of us are familiar with, normally... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2015 at mommypalooza™
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I'm excited to partner with Sam's Club® to bring you this DIY New Mommy Survival Kit. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Whether you know or are a new or seasoned mom, there are countless necessities that baby will need as they grow and thrive in this world. Thankfully, many of those baby items can be found at your... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2015 at mommypalooza™
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This information on TTC and how The Stork OTC can help is a collaboration with The Motherhood, however, all opinions and thoughts shared are my own. It is no secret that I have always loved and enjoyed being pregnant. I honestly feel it's the one thing I know I was born to do. Motherhood has been a true blessing in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2015 at mommypalooza™
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Yay! It's finally time for the Target Baby Sale! I'm so excited to share this fun news with you that this week you can save on baby gear and items like never before, and only at Target stores! The Target Baby Sale starts Sunday, September 6 and runs through Saturday, September 12. Buy and save on diapers at the Target... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2015 at mommypalooza™
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I never in a million years imagined I'd be a mom that has 4 rambunctious little boys running around the house. Yet, here I am, just that! And at this stage of my life, my sweet Andrew is the one who has me going, going each day just trying to keep up with him. Part of getting through our hectic... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2015 at mommypalooza™
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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Carter’s. I received a complimentary gift card to facilitate my review and thank me for my participation. I love shopping for fun and colorful, on-trend styles for kids during back to school season. Every season I shop for kids' jeans, tops, and all the basics that will carry... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2015 at mommypalooza™
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As the busy school season comes to a start, I'm already putting together an arsenal of things that will make my life (and my family's life) more sane and less stressed! Enter Denny's Tuesday Nights with Kids Eat FREE! I love that Denny's provides a fun, casual atmosphere for our family to dine in and enjoy each other's company. A... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2015 at mommypalooza™
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You're going to LOVE what's coming to your local Denny's! The Human Torch, The Thing, The Invisible Woman and Mister Fantastic are coming debuting in theaters beginning August 7th, and Denny's is celebrating with some sizzle for your tastebuds! From now through July 19th, Fantastic Four Fans can visit the Fantastic Four Sweepstakes to enter to win a trip for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2015 at mommypalooza™
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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Lionsgate. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. By now, you have undoubtedly heard about the upcoming release of the Shaun the Sheep Movie, which hits theaters August 5th. The moment we saw the previews for this at another movie earlier this year, all... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2015 at mommypalooza™
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I received a KidzSafe Audio Gear product for the purpose of this review. This post was made possible by Mom Spark Media. Thoughts are my own. I'm always on the hunt for kid-friendly tech products. Since my kids have gotten their own devices, on my list of things to find are the best audio headphones for kids. I want to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2015 at mommypalooza™
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Do your Minecraft kids need some encouragement to practice math? How about a quick addition refresher before going back to school? Download Multi Taskin' Mom's FREE Minecraft Themed Addition Worksheets. These fun math worksheets include single digit to double digit addition, making this freebie useful for Minecraft kids ages 5 to 12. Here's more ways to use your child's interest... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at mommypalooza™