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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 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
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
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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