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Turbo Tax Baby Contest- Cutest Baby Tax Deduction Finalists!

The time has come to share with you the five finalists of the TurboTax Cutest Last-Minute Tax Deduction contest. In past two months, they received over 300 beautiful baby photos from across America. If you haven’t already checked out these adorable babies, go to www.CutestTaxDeduction.com to VOTE for the finalists. (One of the finalists, Noah, is the son of one of our readers who learned about the contest from our blog!  He is most adorable – might want to cast […]

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Ferrero Chocolate & Share Our Strength Partnership

Gift giving…want to Share Something Sweet and give to a special cause? Here is a way to make your gift giving extra special this year… Share Something Sweet is a partnership between the chocolate company Ferrero and Share Our Strength, a leading hunger-relief organization. Go to www.sharesomethingsweet.com to learn more about making your gift giving mean even more this year. This partnership is in it’s second year, and this year Ferrero has donated $150,000 to Share Our Strength and is […]

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13 amusing search phrases for the past month…

From my Sitemeter – always amusing to see what people do search for and it’s still a mystery how they arrive at my site after some of these… Is it ok to allow toddler to play with potty seat? funny looking monkeys can toothpaste ruin leather when are 2 year molars (heh!) endless screaming baby remove sharpie clothes (perhaps this one resulted in the next search, “remove sharpie babies”? ;)) how to take permanent marker off guitar (never fails to […]

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Top 13 Tax Procrastinating Cities in America

Top 13 Tax Procrastinating Cities in America: With the tax deadline of April 15 right around the corner, Intuit (NASDAQ: INTU), the maker of TurboTax products, again tallied last-minute online tax filings to find out which American cities are the biggest procrastinators when it comes to filing federal income tax returns. The following list includes the TOP 13 TAX PROCRASTINATING CITIES IN AMERICA determined by the number of tax returns electronically filed online via the TurboTax Online service from April […]

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Thirteen hilarious Google search queries…

Thirteen hilarious Google search queries… It never fails to amuse me what people will search for & that it actually leads them to some part of this website :). When should my toddler start bathing in the tub?? (When he gets dirty? Makes me wonder what they are doing now…) Party ideas – feet in slime. (Sounds like an interesting party, but I’m sure we never talked about that one here… photos, anyone?? ;)) Dogs eat peanuts. (Really?!) Are permanent […]

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Mater will solve it, yes he will…

After having Mama’s car break down yesterday & now being in the process of towing it to the mechanic, the explanation that the Lil’ Duck gives: “Mama’s car is sick & broken, but Mater will hook it up with his tow cable, take it to mechanic, car doctor, he fix it or put it in junk heap!” Let’s hope for the first option ;). P.S. It’s going to be a light posting week around here, still working on the site […]

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I think the toaster was hungry…

As the little one, who woke up way before us this morning, as he usually does, entertained himself by putting all of the freshly baked cookies from last night into the (unplugged) toaster. Boy, was he proud of himself.

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Homemade dishwasher stain remover

Homemade dishwasher stain remover 1/4 cup powdered lemon or orange drink How to use: To remove rust from the inside walls of your dishwasher, pour the powder (which contains citric acid or citric acid crystals) into the detergent cup and then run a regular cycle. Repeat as necessary.

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