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Score Great Technology Gifts For Under $100

Each year someone in my family ends up making the comment that as kids get older their holiday wish list become more and more expensive. While I can completely agree, I also know it’s possible to score some awesome technology … Read more

Enhance Your Backyard With A Pergola

Using pergolas from Softwoods enhances every backyard. Backyards are blank slates that homeowners get to use pergolas and other installations to make their backyard more than a patch of grass. The many uses for a pergola change the design focus … Read more

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Have a Cup of Tea with Oprah

Imagine this: It’s a cool June morning and you stop at your local Starbucks for a chai tea latte, but this time it’s different. You notice there’s a bit more of a kick, and a smooth pepper finish. You’re drinking … Read more

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One Family, One State, One Michigan Road Trip

This post brought to you by Enterprise Rent-A-Car. All opinions are 100% mine. As adventure of spending  the next 20 years inside educational institutions looms before my daughter, I’ve been spending more time thinking about ways to instill a passion … Read more

NBC Studios Tour + Top of The Rock Observation Deck

Being a Trip Advisor’s Traveler’s Choice Winner is not easy task, but with over 9,816 ‘excellent’ ratings it’s no wonder that Top of The Rock Observation Deck garnered the 2013 title. On a recent trip to New York as a ZINK hAppy Ambassador, … Read more

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The Happiest Place on Earth #JustGotMerrier

Spending Christmas time at Disneyland is an iconic tradition. The Christmas Day Parade that airs Christmas morning on ABC is only a hint at the magic at the happiest place on Earth. The way the snow settles on Sleeping Beauty’s … Read more

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What do you do to stay awake and focus?

This post brought to you by Wrigley’s Focus 5 Gum. All opinions are 100% mine. My parents weren't keen on giving their kids sweets growing up. Since my mom is a nurse her reasoning was that we didn't need the … Read more

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Who Can Resist Red Lobster Cheddar Bay Biscuits?

I’ve been going to Red Lobster ever since I can remember. Their famous Cheddar Bay Biscuits were my first “favorite restaurant dish” and I still get excited at the thought of eating the tops off every one in the basket. … Read more

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