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Have a Pop Star Party While Watching The Voice #familyTVnight #TheVoice

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I am so excited! The Voice returns.this week! "The Voice" returns with the strongest vocalists from across the country invited to compete in the blockbuster vocal competition show's sixth season. Celebrity musicians and coaches Adam Levine, Shakira, Usher and Blake Shelton return, while Carson Daly continues to serve as host.

  The show's innovative format features four stages of … [Read more...]

Blueberry Cream Puff Recipe

Blueberry Cream Puff Recipe

Wanna wow your guy or your co-workers? Need to take a dessert to a potluck or a work function? This is the one you want to make. It's simple and there are so many fabulous pie fillings out there you can make it in many different flavors. I chose blueberry because it's a favorite of my main squeeze, but you should pick a pie filling that your family loves. If I had picked a flavor like cherry or … [Read more...]

How To Create Amazing Guest Posts & Get Them Published

How To Write a Guest Post and Get It Published

I LOVE that people want to be featured and guest post on Living on Love and Cents. I am honored and excited to see all of the interest lately. With all the interest also comes all the people that do not understand what they are asking for or how to ask for it. Guest blogging is a great way to show your expertise in a subject, build your brand, reach a new audience, build your traffic and much … [Read more...]

Thrively’s Summer Camp Planning Twitter Party (Win An iPad Mini!) RSVP Here! #Thrively

I am excited to invite you to the Thrively’s Dallas/Houston Twitter party this week! I recently had a chance to check out Thrively.com and LOVED it! My daughter is very excited that I now know the "COOL" things to do in Houston thanks to her assessment and results. Let's talk about summer. Are you ready? Do you know how you will entertain the kids? Are you crying thinking about it? We can … [Read more...]

Thrively.com – Helping Kids Unlock Their Secret Powers! #Thrively

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I don't know about you but summer can not come soon enough! This has been one of the coldest winters of my life! I am ready for sun, cold drinks, the beach and sending the kids to summer camp! So let's start now planning for the summer. I love online programs that make my plans easier. I am excited to share Thrively with you. Thrively.com is for hands-on parents with elementary to middle school … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Valentine’s Gift Ideas

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Valentine's Day is quickly approaching! Now is the time to get your craft on! Here are my top picks for Easy DIY Valentine's Gift Ideas to inspire you. Our Love Story Printable in a Frame Fingerprint Photo Frames from Mom on Timeout, Toilet Paper Roll Heart Art by Rust & Sunshine  DIY Glittery Block Puzzle Valentines from Studio DIY   Handprint Valentine's Day Card Felt … [Read more...]

How To Make Valentine’s Day Sweet Pretzel Sticks

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During the snow days this week we got out the sugar and had some fun! These Valentine's Day Sweet Pretzel Sticks are perfect for making with the kids. They are super easy, fast and fun! I will warn you that it does it messy! If you are a mom like me, let them have their fun and sweep afterwards! Supplies: Wilton Melt Candy Bowls (one for each color) Colored sugar ( see my homemade colored … [Read more...]

Discussing the Big ‘D’ Word (Depression is Real)

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I struggled to find a title for this post. It could have been many titles. Nothing fully encompasses what I am going to share. This is hard, but this is real. My blog tag line is "a real mom sharing real experiences" So I felt I needed to share this real part of my life with you. I know I am not alone. I hate discussing the big 'd' word...depression. I feel like I am saying a dirty four letter … [Read more...]

The Day It Snowed In Louisiana! Snow Day January 28, 2014 (#sneauxday )

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Snow in Louisiana? Yes sir! We had snow in Louisiana. REAL. TRUE. SNOW. It was hard for us to believe too! I have photos to prove it! Snowball fight!  Run and SLIDE! It was a beautiful sight and a day we will never forget! … [Read more...]

Homemade Colored Sugar Recipe

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When making sweets for Valentine's Day or any fun event, I try to save money any way I can. Sometimes money saving tips are born out of a need. This recipe was created when I just could not get out of the house to go get decorative sugar. I looked in the pantry and decided to try something. To my surprise and delight, IT WORKED! I am excited to share this homemade colored sugar recipe with you. … [Read more...]

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