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Tackling Fitness Like A Boss.

It’s no secret* that I am an enthusiastic fan of Fitbit, the little wireless fitness trackers that monitor your steps, sleep and activities.  My husband bought me my first one in 2010, and I’m now on *ahem* my fourth.  I like to think that the company and I have been growing up together rather than…

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Beth’s Arkansas Product & Gift List {2013}

I think local pride is just the coolest thing.  In fact, so much so that I compiled and published my first Arkansas Product List in 2010.  It remains the single most visited post on this site, and I’m pleased to have finally produced an updated list in time for the holiday season. I have always had…

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The Best Advent Calendar Ever

Y’all. I am ridiculously pleased with myself right now, so consider yourselves warned.  I’ve finally created an advent calendar that I am completely delighted with, and it’s ready to roll for December 1. I had done all the pining and pinning over advent calendars – in fact, you’ll find a rather overboard stock of advent…

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Little Passports – Holiday Gift Idea for Kids!

So, it’s no secret that I love food, travel and learning about foodie culture around the world.  In fact, there’s a post up over on The Food Adventuress today about Food Feasts Around the World. The content for that foodie post came from a program I discovered this year called Little Passports, which I enthusiastically endorse (and serve as an…

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Smartphones for Grandparents

This post is a bit of a departure from the norm – it’s a quick post about smartphones, and I’m obliged to tell you that it is part of a compensated post for the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® community so that you don’t wrongly get the impression that I’m trying to be sneaky and pull the…

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On Writing.

There’s a bit of a precursor to this diatribe over on The Food Adventuress, if you’re interested. In middle school, I discovered my deep and abiding love for the English language, and subsequently for writing as well as the intoxicating nature of foreign languages.  I was mediocre at many things, and very few subjects held…

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Extra Birthday Fun

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and it’s advertiser. #GiveExtraGum #shop This weekend we celebrated Sophie’s 10th birthday with a giant “party of the decade” (including a craft project using Extra gum as part of…