Monthly Archives: September 2014

Aunt Tracy Checks it Out! Guardians of the Galaxy Lego Super Heroes “Knowhere Escape Mission” Review

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Oh my goodness, if I’ve stepped on one Lego piece, I’ve stepped on 700. No matter how many yelps, stumbles and curses, though, there’s no denying the power of Lego. For that matter, there’s no denying Marvel and the movie with the coolest soundtrack ever, Guardians of the Galaxy! This […] Read more…

Aunt Tracy Checks it Out! Disney Frozen Complete Story Playset Review

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This year, Aunt Tracy (yours truly) has been tasked with finding the perfect gifts for my many nieces and nephews. These amazing kids range in age from 6 months to 15 years old, boys and girls, each as different as snowflakes…or as the lovely Queen Elsa would say – frozen […] Read more…

Pumpkin Spice Coffee Syrup: The #PumpkinFest Series

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    The Autumnal Equinox.  The word equinox comes from the Latin words for “equal night.” The fall and spring equinoxes are the only days of the year in which the Sun crosses the celestial equator.  From here on out, the temperatures begin to drop and the days start to get shorter than […] Read more…

Black Burger by Burger King Japan?

I saw this crazy Black Burger a couple of days ago and just couldn’t figure out how they made it! Well, here it is. It’s a weird color to eat, but it sure is intriguing. This is not a joke or design project. Burger King Japan launched a real black […] Read more…

(ENDED) KitchenAid Artisan 5-Quart Stand Mixer #Giveaway

Welcome to the KitchenAid Artisan 5-Quart Stand Mixer Giveaway! Nest Full of New and Giveaway Promote have joined forces with a group of awesome bloggers to bring you this amazing giveaway. One lucky person will win a KitchenAid Artisan 5-Quart Stand Mixer, valued at $350! You pick your favorite color, […] Read more…

#Apple #iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in a Nutshell

Confused? Me, too!  Just when I think I’ve figured out my phone, along comes a better one.  Here is a jam-packed infographic with a good overview of the new iPhone 6 cell phones.  And an iPhone watch to boot! [Via: Geeky Stuffs] Have you ordered one yet? What did you choose? […] Read more…

How To Make Macrame Hangers

When I was a kid, I remember seeing Dad’s work clothes coming back from the dry cleaner – crisp, collared dress shirts on wire hangers, tucked neatly away beneath billowy tents of plastic. Mom saved all the hangers and removed all of the protective paper covers so she, my sister […] Read more…

Creative Budgeting for Vacation Meals

One of the biggest costs when vacationing, other than transportation and lodging, is food. There are reasons why eating every meal out while vacationing isn’t wise; your budget may not allow for it, and, even with a generous budget, food will start to eat its way into other fun you […] Read more…

Avoid These Five Big Grad School Mistakes

My daughter has just returned to college to begin her second year of grad school. She’s learned that students who choose this level of education are very different from the undergrads. Grad student want to be there. They are more mature and don’t live for frat parties. Grad student, however, […] Read more…

Crest Pro-Health Review – Escape the Scrape! #TartarRinse

  I received this product for free from Smiley360 in exchange for my honest review.  My dentist and I have become good friends over the years. I’ve spent more than my fair share of time at his office for a number of things. When I go for cleanings, the last thing I […] Read more…

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