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Lilac City Momma is Hansen’s #StyleSuite Correspondent at #BlogHer12

Lilac City Momma is Hansen’s #StyleSuite Correspondent at #BlogHer12

One of my favorite events from BlogHer, was the Cabi Style Suite hosted by Nicole of Mom Trends and Andrea from Savvy Sassy Moms. Not only did I have a blast hanging out with my blogging friends, I even came home with some Cabi Clothing, which I already adore, and a new Stokke baby carrier, […]

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Almondina – or as I like to call them, delicious and addicting.

Almondina – or as I like to call them, delicious and addicting.

Almondina cookies are the truest form of a family recipe being passed down. Of course now, it’s also being shared with millions of people. From grandma Dina’s most secret cookie recipe, which she called Petit Gateau Sec, comes Almondina. Almondina Cookies are: Crunchy Addictive – be foreworn Healthy Alternative to other cookies Cholesterol Free Free of […]

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Searching for high quality business cards?

Searching for high quality business cards?

This blog is my baby. It’s also my business. So when I’m out and about and my “work” comes up, or I’m at a conference, I like to be prepared with a business card in hand, to hand out. I’m sure you already know how important it is to make it easy for someone to […]

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Celebrate a Birthday with a Giant Life-Size Gliding Balloon

Celebrate a Birthday with a Giant Life-Size Gliding Balloon

If you’re planning a birthday party soon, Party City is a great place to stock up on birthday party supplies, like plates, cups, decorations, and balloons. Why not go all out this time with a Giant Life-Size Gliding Balloon, of your child’s favorite character? There are 14 different characters to choose from, each at over 4 feet tall, […]

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Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is filled with hilarious fun for the whole family!

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is filled with hilarious fun for the whole family!

Did you have a chance to watch Dr. Seuss’  The Lorax, when it came out in theaters? Well, if you didn’t, now is your chance to watch it in the comfort of your own home. Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax is now out on DVD and 3D Blu-ray! Our movie came right before I left for New […]

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Classic Story Tales with a Twist – My1story

Classic Story Tales with a Twist – My1story

Within the last couple of months my kids have been getting heavy into story time, and our collection has grown substantially. Before bedtime and even nap time, both kids run to the book shelves to hand me a pile. Both Tristan and I are in to reading them stories that we read when we were […]

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My Shabby Apple “Ballerina” (Nursing Friendly) Dress

My Shabby Apple “Ballerina” (Nursing Friendly) Dress

Shabby Apple is an online boutique of women’s fashions, including dresses, skirts, blouses, jewelry, accessories, and more. I have been eyeing their store for some time now, and along with losing weight, comes a little more confidence, especially in what I wear. With BlogHer coming up shortly, I knew I wanted to find a dress that […]

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Summer Grilling Tips #Applegate

Summer Grilling Tips #Applegate

Summer time and grilling go hand and hand, am I right? On hot Summer days, who wants to heat up their house even more then mother nature already does. Our family tends to grill at least a couple times a week. Which includes meat, vegetables, and even breads or fruit. You’d be surprised what you […]

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Our #2daysinSeattle Trip – Part 2

Our #2daysinSeattle Trip – Part 2

Last weekend, Nick and I took a road trip to Seattle. If you missed my first post, stop and go read it! Back? Great… Okay, so day two for us was crazy busy. We started the day with a delicious breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, we walked down to the Seattle Center and took the monorail […]

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Beautiful Eyes, with none of the fuss. #BiotrueChallenge

Beautiful Eyes, with none of the fuss. #BiotrueChallenge

Growing up, I always wanted to wear glasses, because I thought it was “cool”. Now that I need to wear glasses, not so much. Thankfully, I also have the option to wear contact lenses, instead. Which for me, is a much better alternative. Last month, we switched out our contact lens solution to try new […]

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Our #2daysinSeattle Trip – Part 1

Our #2daysinSeattle Trip – Part 1

This past weekend, Nick and I took a road trip over to Seattle. We also took the baby with us, since she nurses I can’t leave her for more then a few hours at a time right now. One out of three kids, is a breeze – let me tell you. It was an overdue […]

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My first glass of wine in over 16 months.

My first glass of wine in over 16 months.

Last Friday, we stopped by a local Winery here in Spokane. Latah Creek was celebrating 30 years of wine making with the release of two new wines into the Monarch Series Reserve Reds. They invited us to taste test these new wines, and they even had a collection of their classic ones as well. While […]

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Most comfortable flip flops I’ve ever worn

Most comfortable flip flops I’ve ever worn

So many of you know I am traveling to NYC next month for BlogHer. Which means FIVE full days of walking is ahead of me. So when one of my blogging friends Emily, talked about how awesome her OOFOS Sandals were, I knew I wanted to try a pair myself. They sell two different styles of […]

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My Mobile Mishap, or should I say Mishaps. #AsurionSaves

My Mobile Mishap, or should I say Mishaps. #AsurionSaves

Please tell me I am not alone when it comes to not having any luck with cell phones and kids? I mean, I know now-a-days there are a ton of apps that are geared just for kids, to play on your phone, but it doesn’t mean that they should be left unattended with them. Right? […]

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Have you tried UNreal Candy?

Have you tried UNreal Candy?

Many of you have heard people talk about Unreal Candy recently. Which is funny, since Mamavation is all about health and fitness. But let’s get real, we’re women and we like to indulge at times. Why not be able to have that occasional candy, and feel great about it? That’s what Unreal is all about. […]

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Enjoying our outdoor space, thanks to @WorldMarket! #WorldMarketSweeps

Enjoying our outdoor space, thanks to @WorldMarket! #WorldMarketSweeps

Having three kids all five and under, it’s sometimes just easier to stay at home. Whether its for entertainment or dining, it’s much easier and less work to enjoy our home instead of trying to get everyone out the door. One way we have learned to do this, is to create a comforting atmosphere outdoors. […]

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