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Cynthia Lee
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Ordinary wife and mom with big ideas...
Interests: mom stuff, wife stuff, smiling...I like smiling. You can reach me at cindudas@msn.com
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YOU ARE THE WINNER, JULIA! Just sent you an email with the details. Thanks for participating, everyone!
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Yep, that's my son and I up there on YouTube*. We were asked to review Warner Bros. newest game LEGO Ninjago Nindroids which was released on July 29th exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation Vita. Photo courtesy of LEGO As you can see, we both think LEGO Ninjago Nindroids... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Whatever Works
This comment is for my friend Amy who is having trouble adding one: "One of my favorite summer memories is playing outside in the pool and making up synchronized dance routines with my friends." If you are having trouble commenting, just send me an email at cindudas@msn.com and I will help! :-)
I actually want to read it again, it was that good. :-)
I really do think you both will love it! Especially after your time at the lake last year...!
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Have you ever read a book that when it's over and you close the cover, you just smile to yourself? My daughter and I just finished the book Summer Sleep-Away by Ofer Aronskind and we both had the same reaction when we finished it. This is the story of 12... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Whatever Works
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Saturday was a glorious day. The weather was perfect. The birds were chirping. And I knew I would be heading over to the Tuckerton Seaport in a few hours to eat tons of great food and drink tons of great beer. (Yes, I said tons. Hey...it was Saturday.) The First... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at What the heck's a bonbon?
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It's summer in New Jersey which means there is a bounty of my favorite summertime food - Jersey tomatoes - just overflowing with goodness all across the land. ...and all across my kitchen counter. ... and table. ... and I think I just spotted some more trying to creep in... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at What the heck's a bonbon?
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I should be working, but I just had the best morning and wanted to get this out before the scent of playground metal leaves my hands. Some days even the most tedious of activities can turn into the most fun. This week I started working again. I mean, I'm a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at Whatever Works
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photo taken from proactiveparenting.net Disclosure: I received a digital copy of this book for my honest review. No other compensation has been received. All opinions are my own. On most days I wear two hats simultaneously: a Mom hat and an Information Junkie hat. Sure, there are others, but mostly... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at Whatever Works
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I don't get out much so I don't really "do" fashion. Most of the time I am in my mom uniform of jeans and a T-shirt and I'm completely fine with that. But last month I was planning on going to Blogger Bash and needed to dress myself up. That... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at Whatever Works
I had a truly awesome experience with divine intervention yesterday* and wanted to share it. After a day that seemed to feel like it would never end, my husband and I got into an argument. Not an argument that was uncalled for...but we never really get heated, so it felt... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2014 at Whatever Works
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Disclosure: This post contains my Amazon affiliate link which means I may gain a commission from your purchase. I am truly grateful for your support. I also want to make it known that I received a copy of OATrageous free of charge for review. All opinions are my own. If... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at What the heck's a bonbon?
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If you are not a blogger, you may have been wondering what the heck Blogger Bash is and why I've been posting a million and one pictures all over social media the past few days. Well, to sum up Blogger Bash is a huge event for bloggers to meet, greet... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at Whatever Works
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I am so excited to be going to Blogger Bash - my first ever blogging conference - in NYC next week. It is going to be SO much fun seeing and actually talking to all the wonderful people I have met online through blogging, meeting representatives from brands I love,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at Whatever Works
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The other day, my good friend Lisa gave me a bunch of radishes. There were a bunch of your normal garden variety red gems, but there were also a bunch of larger white ones mixed in. At first, I thought she had mistakenly given me some turnips. But upon further... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2014 at What the heck's a bonbon?
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Yesterday was my birthday. I turned 40. I know it's supposed to be this milestone birthday. Forty. It used to sound old to my naive ears. But in truth, it's just another year. And I feel better than ever. Every birthday, I spend time talking with God. Once you leave... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at Whatever Works
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OK I admit I may have been a bit liberal in naming this post. But in my book, this salsa is as easy to make as it would be to go to the store, buy a jar of the premade stuff and open it. And guess what? This tastes better.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at What the heck's a bonbon?
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There are plenty of reasons why I run. In fact, I already wrote about them here if you want to read them. But today I'm going to tell you the reasons that don't even come CLOSE in my mind when I run: I don't run to get a PR or... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2014 at Whatever Works
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This post is sponsored by the American Dairy Association and Dairy Council Did you know that June is Dairy Month? That means it's time to celebrate #AllThingsDairy! Fresh nutritious dairy foods like milk, cheese and yogurt don't just taste delicious; they're good for your body! Dairy foods are the #1... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2014 at What the heck's a bonbon?
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There are so many bad things out there that have no resolution. No closure. No happy ending. I don't like to write about those bad things. I would rather write about how problems are resolved and what could be learned and gained from the experience. So here on my own... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2014 at Whatever Works
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It is always exciting when a new business comes to the area. It's more exciting when that business is run by locals. It's even MORE exciting when the product they are selling is great. But you know what really makes a new business run by locals that are selling a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2014 at What the heck's a bonbon?
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The other day I got a question from my friend Heather on our What the heck's a bonbon? Facebook page. "Any experience using Avocado oil instead of EVOO? Saw some today and was curious as to how it compares..." I had never tried it before, so of COURSE I had... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2014 at What the heck's a bonbon?
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Two weeks ago, my family and I ventured to Laurita Winery's Food Trucks and Firepits festival. I decided to write about it because WOW it was awesome. As soon as we pulled up, I fell in love with the place. Everything about it just screamed, "I love you, Cindy. Please... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2014 at What the heck's a bonbon?
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I'm going to just cut to the chase on this one: Make your own breakfast sausage. I implore you! It's so stinkin' easy you might wonder why you ever bought that already made stuff before. Here is my recipe, but seriously... change it up to suit your own family's taste.... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at What the heck's a bonbon?