Minecraft in a Chicago Movie Theater: this weekend!

Does your child love Minecraft? Starting this weekend on Saturday morning, instead of just playing at home, they can enjoy the game while meeting new friends as part of a local team representing Chicago, thanks to Super League Gaming and their Minecraft City Champs tournament, run in partnership with Nickelodeon. It’s like little league for Minecraft players! Fun, positive, and a special opportunity to get out and play with other kids their age. Past players clearly have had a GREAT time!

One skilled player will win

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Dunkin’ Donuts Mug Up: happy new year!

~This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Dunkin’ Donuts for their Mug Up Contest. The opinions and text are all mine.

Happy New Year!!! Did you make any resolutions? I had some ideas in mind… of course there are always things to improve… but I never actually sat down and wrote goals and made deadlines. I definitely need to do that!

It’s time for another monthly theme from Dunkin’ Donuts and their Mug Up Contest! Remember you can win some GREAT prizes and you can enter daily!

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Dunkin’ Donuts Mug Up: Merry Mugmas!

It’s a new month and a new theme for the Dunkin’ Donuts Mug Up Contest! We’ve seen the spooky… we’ve seen the mug’staches… now let’s see some holiday mugs! I don’t know about you, but I’m having lots of fun with these monthly themes and can’t wait to see the new one each month! Besides, you just snap a quick photo and you can WIN great prizes!

Have an ugly Christmas sweater for a party? How about a Santa hat? Did you build a snowman outside? There are SO many possibilities

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5 QUICK tips for going green

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Green Works. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and promotional item as a thank you for participating.

I think our family is pretty eco-friendly and we try to live “green” as much as we can. Sometimes the idea of going green can be overwhelming or you think it’s too time consuming or too expensive. I feel your pain! Some aspects of it certainly can be… so ya know what? You do what you can. Every little

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It’s party time! $1500 in live giveaways TUESDAY!

If you don’t know by now, I work with Shari Criso (“the baby expert”) who hosts weekly live TV shows on UStream every Tuesday night. Each week, we discuss a new topic related to pregnancy, new parenthood, babies, etc. Viewers can submit questions ahead of time to Shari when they RSVP and Shari tries to answer questions live on the air. Meanwhile, the chat room is FULL of chatting mamas (and some dads!) who say it’s the highlight of their week.

Put your kids to bed, grab

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