The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter Diagon Alley!

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  Universal Orlando has pulled back the curtain on The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley the next step in their Harry Potter franchise.  Unfortunately this wasn’t something I knew a lot about or maybe I should say I knew little about Harry Potter. I know, I know duck and cover. Of course I knew about [...]

Advocare 10 Day Cleanse With Help From Jennifer Lawrence!

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I mentioned I was going to be doing the Advocare 24 Day Challenge that my girlfriend Lisa distributes. I ended up postponing it until after my Universal Orlando press trip so I just now finished it up. It was a long 10 days and I’m not going to sugar coat it (I miss sugar). I [...]

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort!

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Budget Travel and Florida Theme Parks. These two things should more often go hand in hand. Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort is the new budget travel destination for Florida Theme Parks. Cabana Bay is a nod to the old Howard Johnson’s but with a modern twist. You’re going to want to check this place, its [...]

Why I Won’t Be Participating In The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

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You’ve seen it all over the internet and you have probably even seen it on shows like Jimmy Fallon. Robert Downey Jr and even Bill Gates have posted videos of themselves on YouTube pouring ice over their heads in support of ALS otherwise known as Lou Gehrigs Disease. The challenge is this: you either donate [...]

5 Worst Parenting Mistakes You Can Make With Your Teenager!

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  Now that most of my friends and I have adult children one would assume that we have fabulous kid free lives. That’s a laugh! Truth is this parenting thing is an ongoing experiment in terror that has no end. My son is about to turn 21, so I have an invisible badge of honor [...]

Real Women/Real Brides Alfred Angelo Dress 2262!

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We’re back with our second installment of Real Women/Real Brides where we team up with Alfred Angelo and show off an everyday woman in one of their wedding gowns!  Fashion models are hired to model clothing and have no backstory associated with the piece or situation at hand. When a real woman steps into a [...]

Vivo Italian Kitchen At Universal Citywalk Orlando!

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One thing I enjoy about visiting Universal Orlando Resort is all the dining options. They have so many restaurants to choose from that aren’t all Universal “themed”. I visited a great Italian place while I was there last week called Vivo Italian Kitchen at Universal Citywalk. The atmosphere was definitely a step up from casual but [...]

Hopefully Acupuncture Won’t Deflate My Sense Of Humor!

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I talk about my migraines on the blog constantly and recently they began getting worse and worse. My neurologist Dr. Taylor, who I totally have a girl crush on because somehow she is a freaking neurologist but she is at least 8 years younger than me, wrote me a prescription for acupuncture. But I tend [...]

Lithium Cordless Handheld Vacs from BLACK+DECKER Review!

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Lithium cordless handheld vacs from Black + Decker All the best parents will tell you that you simply must give your children chores around the house to teach them responsibility. What they don’t tell you is that sometimes the kids make the household chores more difficult than had you just done them yourself. Although Jake [...]

Lego Ninjago Nindroids 3DS Game Giveaway!

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Are you kids obsessed with anything Lego? Spencer definitely is, actually it seems to rule his life lately. Interactive Entertainment and TT Games are releasing LEGO Ninjago Nindroids – Nintendo 3DS and Playstation Vita on July 29th and it’s sure to be a forever favorite with Lego fans! It is actually based on the Lego [...]

I’m Climbing Aboard The Advocare 24 Day Challenge Train!

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If you haven’t heard about Advocare you’ve probably been living bunker style in some cave in the mountains. Or you thought it was some type of new healthcare system rolled out by our Government. But no, it’s a diet program and it’s all the rage. Never have I seen so many people take part in a [...]

Create Your Own Alcohol Ink Coasters!

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This past week I threw my 34th birthday party and invited nearly 20 of my closest friends. Of course we ate delicious food and the party was BYOB but we were there for crafting. The project at hand was alcohol ink coasters created with ceramic tiles, paintbrushes, felt pads, alcohol, alcohol ink and clear acrylic. [...]

MySentimentExactLee Has Partnered With Alfred Angelo!

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Renewing my wedding vows with my husband Tim was something I had been talking about since our 11 person wedding ceremony 10 years ago. I definitely wanted something fancier in the future but I wanted it to fall on a special anniversary and 10 years felt right. This way my sons could be involved and [...]

Then One Time I Had Surgery And An Ear Infection!

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  I promise you one thing, this post will be as exhausting as the movie Gravity, so strap in folks. I decided I would tell you about my awful Novasure surgery and the terrible aftermath which led me to actually call my cosmetic surgeon. And let me tell you, it had nothing to do with nose jobs or [...]

See What’s New At SeaWorld This Summer!

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See What’s New At SeaWorld This Summer! Every summer SeaWorld brings us something new and this year is no different. With the addition of two special shows guests are getting fresh experiences. Generation Nature Live: We all have watched little Bindi Irwin grow up into a teenager and now she’s working hand in hand with [...]