Sea World in Orlando, Florida

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Get a quote on a Universal Orlando Vacation Package Disclaimer: I won this trip to Orlando from @VisitOrlando, and I did not have to post about it. I am posting on my own because I want to! The first stop of our trip to Orlando, Florida was to Sea World. We were not quite sure what to expect; in fact we only really knew that this was the "Home to Shamu." The kids were excited about seeing the dolphins, sea turtles, and manatees, but we had no … [Read more...]

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Feelin’ SoFabulous Progress #SoFabulous #cbias

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As I blogged about last month, I am trying to challenge myself to get healthier and feel better for SoFabCon coming up this May. SoFabCon is a Social Media Conference put on by Collective Bias, and it will be held in Bentonville, AR this May 8th-10th. A few bloggers that are planning to attend and some Collective Bias employees have embarked on a challenge called Feelin' SoFabulous for SoFabCon to improve themselves in some capacity before the … [Read more...]

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Dreaming of a Disney Vacation?

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  For every vacation booked this month that mentions my blog (Mama Luvs Books) each kid in the family will get free Mickey Ears and each adult will get a $15 gift card! Want a great way to take your mind off the winter cold and winter blues? Get started planning your next vacation! And what better way than to get fired up for a trip to Disney than free stuff! During the month of March, if you book a trip with Destinations in Florida … [Read more...]

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Magic Mickey Cupcakes #DisneySide

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Disclaimer: I was compensated with some items for this post; however, no monetary payment was given to me. All opinions are mine and mine alone. My 9--year daughter wanted to create some fun cupcakes for our Disney Side Celebration Party. I let her come up with the ideas, help me bake them, and then she decorated them all herself. She calls them Magic Mickey Cupcakes, and she had a blast making them for our party. Here are the steps to make … [Read more...]

Kristin

How Do You Celebrate Your #DisneySide?

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Disclaimer: I was compensated with some items for this post; however, no monetary payment was given to me. All opinions are mine and mine alone. How do you celebrate your Disney Side? Here is our recipe for a perfect Disney Side celebration: 5.0 from 5 reviews Print How Do You Celebrate Your #DisneySide? Author: Kristin Wheeler Recipe type: Educational and Fun Prep time:  2 hours Cook time:  2 hours … [Read more...]

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It’s Been a Year and I Love My Family at Collective Bias! #cbias

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Mid-February of 2013, I received a call from Courtney Velasquez offering me a full-time position at Collective Bias. I was excited beyond belief to be joining the Community Management Team with Kim Janocko, Mel Lockcuff, and Brandi Jeter (now Brandi Riley). What an amazing offer to be able to work at home and with such a fun and innovative company. Prior to blogging on Mama Luvs Books, I was a teacher for eight years. I had always thought after … [Read more...]

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Sour Cream Chocolate Chip Pound Cake #Sponsored

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I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Hood. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. As I discussed in my Beef Stroganoff Lasagne post, wintertime in New England can be harsh and people gravitate to eating more comfort foods. Comfort foods are those described as foods eaten that provide sentimental or nostalgic feelings and bring about emotions of … [Read more...]

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Beef Stroganoff Lasagne with Hood Sour Cream #Sponsored

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I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Hood. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. During the winter months in New England, it's always nice to warm up with a great comfort meal on those chilly nights. When I think of comfort foods, I think of dishes my mom made for us growing up. Beef Stroganoff was one of my very favorite meals my mom would … [Read more...]

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