10 Bingeworthy Shows to Watch this Summer #inteltablets

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By day, I use my Intel tablet for work-related tasks: email, writing blog posts, etc. But by night, I use my tablet for entertainment. You have probably heard me mention my binge-watching habit before. I love to discover binge-worthy TV series to watch, while I'm propped up on a big stack of fluffy pillows in bed. There are several shows I have enjoyed catching up on this summer, and recommend to anyone who is looking for something to watch … [Read more...]

The Outlander Series Premiere on STARZ! #Outlander Sweepstakes

Save the date! Clear your calendars, set your DVRs, do whatever you have to do to make sure you don't miss out on The Outlander TV series premiere August 9th (9pm EST/PST) exclusively on STARZ. (Sneak Peek: Claire and Jamie, The Outlander on STARZ) I was given exclusive access by Time Warner Cable to sneak peek episodes of The Outlander. This new series is adapted from international bestselling books by Diana Galbadon. I recently started … [Read more...]

Easy Snickers Cheesecake Bars Recipe

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This recipe originally appeared on Mom Always Finds Out last October. It was the perfect way for me to use up all of my kids' miniature Snickers they got trick-or-treating. Today is National Cheesecake Day, so I couldn't resist bringing this deliciousness out of the blog archives!  Are you a fan of Snickers candy bars? This cheesecake recipe is for you! My new favorite way to enjoy fun size Snickers bars is in a Snickers Cheesecake bar. Don't … [Read more...]

French Dessert Recipes (inspired by Julia Child)

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I love Julia Child's infamous cooking advice: Learn how to cook -- try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless and above all have fun. Cooking is not a skill that comes naturally to me. I envy those who can somehow whip up a gourmet meal out of thin air, without even using a recipe or measuring cup! Learning to cook is a lifelong goal of mine and Julia Child's advice reminds me to keep going, despite all my (many) kitchen … [Read more...]

Camp Craft Ideas & Camping Party Decor: Make (fake) Mini Campfires

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This mini campfire craft is fun to make with a variety of natural materials like sticks and rocks. Just add a few bits of colored crepe paper for the flames. We used our old, scratched up CDs as the campfire base. If you really want to make it realistic-looking, set a flameless tea candle in the middle. Your campfire will flicker and glow. It looks great in dimly lit settings. … [Read more...]

August Audio Fest at Best Buy

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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. #AudioFest @BestBuy Best Buy is the place my family goes to get our home entertainment needs. Best Buy Audio Fest is the perfect time to upgrade your home theaters, car audio systems and anything else - think portable wireless BlueTooth speakers and headphones - to do with sound. August Audio Fest takes … [Read more...]

Go ahead, use the Nokia Lumia 2520 outside. Sunlight won’t stop you from seeing the screen!

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I spend a lot of time outdoors, especially in the summer. My kids love to play in the yard and at the park, and my youngest ones still need constant supervision.  It's all good until I need to get my online work done. I don't know if you have ever tried to see your computer screen while the sun shines on it, but it used to be impossible for me. The colors fade out and the screen is totally unreadable from any angle. Then I got the Nokia Lumia … [Read more...]

How to make Freckled Strawberry Lemonade

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This summer, I found the best homemade lemonade recipe. It is so simple to make with freshly-squeezed lemons, sugar and water. My family loves it! You have got to try it. What could be equally as good as a glass of ice cold lemonade? Strawberry lemonade! You won't believe how easy it is to get those strawberry "freckles" in your lemonade using frozen strawberries. How to make freckled Strawberry Lemonade: … [Read more...]

How To Plant a Butterfly Garden

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Early in the summer, we went hiking on our Colorado road trip. My kids noticed a beautiful black, white and purple butterfly on one of the trails. We had never seen a butterfly like that before - and it captured the kids' attention for about 15 minutes before flying away. Everyone wished we had butterflies like that around our house. That little Colorado butterfly is what inspired us to plant a butterfly garden. Mom Always Finds Out is part of … [Read more...]