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How to Keep Teens Busy This Summer

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How to Keep Teens Busy This Summer The last thing your teens want to do this summer is hang out at home, being bored. OMG Laaaame! However, letting our teens run off unsupervised all summer long is enough to set most parents into a tailspin of anxiety and worry! If you have younger kids to then check out 100 things to do with Kids this summer for some really awesome ideas! Fortunately, Smart Phones make it easier to stay in contact with teens … [Read more...]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Nintendo DSi XL (Review)

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  I have shared with you a few different Nintendo products the past few months, the Nintendo DS Lite, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii and today I am happy to give you an overview of the Nintendo DSi XL. I know when picking out the right game system for your kids can be a challenge and you want to make sure it is a system that is right for your kids and they will be able to use it. We received the Nintendo DSi XL and there are quite a … [Read more...]

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Holiday Gift Guide:Evolution Robotics Mint Automatic Floor Cleaner (review)

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  All I can say is I am in LOVE, no seriously I am. I hate cleaning floors, i can not stand the mop and bucket way, or the bucket and get on your knees way or even the simple wet jet mop way to clean floors. Cleaning floors is my least favorite household task to do and I have always wanted an easier way to clean my floors (read so I don't have to do it). So when the opportunity came to me to review the Evolution Robotics Mint Automatic … [Read more...]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Griddly Headz Baseball Game (Review and Giveaway)

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Got a baseball fan then this game is perfect for them! My husband is a baseball fan(ok so he likes every sport basically lol) and I am always looking for things that are in his interest categories that are unique and do not always just have his favorite sports teams names plastered all over them. This game is great for him, he can play it with the kids or just with me since there are 2 different sets of rules, the family rules and the advanced … [Read more...]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Mod Straps (Review) Perfect for the Photographer on your Shopping list!

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  Have you seen what the camera straps that come with most cameras look like? Yuck! They are normally black and rough and just have the brand of the camera on them totally not fashionable at all. ModStraps can fix that! They have an extensive line of camera strap that are all absolutely beautiful! When I was asked to do a review and asked which one I wanted to review it took me forever to pick one because they are all so awesome looking! … [Read more...]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Moxie Girls DS game review

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Got a daughter who loves Barbie and Moxie Girls? Then she is going to love this game! Bringing the world of Moxie Girls to life in the game where you are working on a magazine is the perfect game for girls who love all things hair, make up, and fashion! There are 4 girls to choose from in the game, each one you are able to change their outfits and their hair styles. You can get very creative with the outfits and accessories (which is perfect for … [Read more...]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Hallmark Interactive Storybooks and Story Buddies(Review and Giveaway)

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  I love Holiday books and Holiday stuffed animals, they are such great ways to decorate the house with out having to worry that a child could get hurt or something could get broken. Hallmark sent me 2 of their interactive Story Buddies, Jingle and Cooper and they are both so stinkin cute! Both of the stuffed friends come with books that tell their story :) They are great for a fun night of cuddling and story time with the kids and we can … [Read more...]

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Holiday Gift Guide: South Paw Studios Jewelry —Review & Giveaway

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  Looking for some beautiful jewelry at a great price? Check out South Paw! I was sent the September Birthstone Sapphire Blue Crystal Necklace and I love it! It is nice and simple and great for adding to an outfit as you are heading out the door and want to have more then just the boring black sweater and jeans :) (I took many photos of the one I received and I am not a camera person and I could not get a picture that shows how pretty … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide: Pinkalicious It’s Party time for DS (review)

Do you have a really girly girl who likes to have their dolls and barbies have parties? If so the Pinkalicious It's Party Time! DS game is perfect for them! It is all things pink, frilly and girly :) You will be planning a party filled with pink! From picking out the invitations for the party to the decorations, to the cupcakes and other treats for the party your little girl will love it! The game is based off the characters from the well known … [Read more...]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Lone Orchid (Review & Giveaway)

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  Looking for a great budget friendly, fashionable piece of jewelry? I recently received the Bendable Matallic Bracelet/Necklace in copper and I love it!  I think it goes great with any outfit and being able to twist it and make it in to a funky bracelet or have it as a necklace makes its a double dipper for my jewelry box! They are very budget friendly at only $15 each and there are many 4 different colors to choose … [Read more...]

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Holiday Gift Guide Review & Giveaway: Happy’s Christmas Gift (Children’s Book)

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We love Holiday books in our house, no matter what Holiday it is we have special books for it. Anytime I get the chance to add another book to our collections I am one happy mommy. Sitting down with the kiddos and reading a book about the holiday that is coming up is a great way for us to spend time together and for me to teach the kids about the different holidays. We recently received the book "Happy's Christmas Gift" a fun book about a … [Read more...]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Pillow Pets For Nintendo DS

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  Make your pillow pets come alive I don’t know if your kids are like mine or not, but all of their stuffed animals come to life. They run around my house making their stuffed animals talk and dance and come to life. All kids love Pillow Pets, mine included so put together Pillow Pets and bringing them to life where they walk, talk and go on an adventure and you have a kids imagination brought to life with the help of the Nintendo … [Read more...]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Review: Tetris Axis for Nintendo 3DS

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  Ok I know all of you still think I am a bit nutty for my obsession with tetris, but I think it got just a tad(ok maybe more then a tad) worse. I was sent Tetris Axis for Nintendo 3DS to review and well..... we had no power the kids went to bed and I drained that battery on the 3 DS! (Shh don't tell my daughter shed hate me lol). I am a huge Tetris fan to begin with and when I had the chance to review this game I thought oh cool … [Read more...]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Flat Iron Experts: KQC X-Heat Flat Iron Review & Giveaway (Retail Value $249.95)

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  I am one of those who used to believe that because I had straight hair I had no need for a flat Iron, no matter how many times my sister (who went to school to do hair) told me that I needed one and I would love it I still did not believe her. Not until I received the KQC X-Heat Flat Iron from Flat Iron Experts did I realize what I had been missing out on! Flat Irons are totally not just for straightening your hair, as I once … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide: Nintendogs & Cats Golden Retriever for 3DS review

Looking for a fun game for the kid who keeps asking for a pet? Nintendogs & Cats Golden Retriever for 3DS is a great gift idea. Your kiddo will get to have all the fun, including picking out their pet, naming their pet, petting their pet and all the responsibilities of walking, washing, feeding and bathing their pet. Both my 6 year old and 4 year old have a fun time playing this game, I did make them pick out a name for their … [Read more...]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Corky Kouture, Glamorize your gifts!

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  I was recently sent the Corky Kouture to review and with my mom being a wine lover I knew this would be a great addition to the wine I wanted to get her for Christmas. The bags are made of satin and have crystals and feathers! They come in multiple colors, including red, black, white, red and pink. But after receiving it and checking it out I came up with so many other great gifts that it could be used for and not just for wine! I … [Read more...]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Renuzit Fresh Accents Giveaway

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We recently received Renuzit Fresh Accents in their new Holiday Scents, my favorite is the Winter Berry it makes the Holiday smell that we all imagine come to life in the room! Along with bringing a great scent they also look nice when they are set on the counter or on your living room coffee table! I can’t wait to put the rest of my Christmas decorations out (yes I know we have about 60 days until Christmas, but we start decorating for Christmas … [Read more...]

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Giveaway: Winne-The-Pooh DVD/Blu-Ray

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In a few days Winnie-The-Pooh comes out on DVD/Blu-ray and I am soooo excited! I love Winnie-The-Pooh! All of my kids had baby toys and clothes of Winnie-The-Pooh! My favorite character is Piglet!!! Right Now you can also take a fun quiz to find out what Character you are, get free coloring pages, get exclusive "Pooh" cooking recipes and More!!!   One Lucky Luxury Living Frugal Style Reader will win a copy of the NEW Winnie-The-Pooh movie … [Read more...]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Coach Purse Giveaway!!! (Retail Value $279)

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  With the Holiday Gift Guide Started, there was one thing that I wanted to do for you all. Along with finding you great deals and sharing awesome products with you I wanted to give you all a gift, a token of what you all mean to me. With out you, my fans there would be no Luxury Living Frugal Style, and no one to hear me ramble on and on about saving money and great deals:) So this is my Holiday Gift to you all, A giveaway for a Coach … [Read more...]

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Holiday Gift Guide: J3LL Interchangeable Watches Review & Coupon Codes!!

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    I recently received these AWESOME Watches from J3LL, and I am very excited to share them with you! Do you have a teen that loves to accessorize? Then theses are great! No need to buy multiple watches to match every outfit, with the J3LL you can interchange the watch bands and the faces to come up with a watch that fits your outfit and style perfectly! There are 2 different shapes The clock (round) and The Rock … [Read more...]