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Curves + Jenny Craig = Partners in health

Disclosure: I was invited to taste test some of the Jenny Craig foods, along with take a little Curves workout in New York City recently. All opinions in this article are 100 percent my own. My ladies, my ladies. It's no secret how I feel about joining a gym, and eating diet food. However, a lot of you out there want to get into the gym. You want to workout, without a huge time commitment so you can get back to your life. Total body workout in 30 minutes? Yup. Jillian Michaels has created a … ...Read More...

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Jenny Craig #jennycraig #newyearnewyou #themoment

Curves + Jenny Craig = Partners in health

Disclosure: I was invited to taste test some of the Jenny Craig foods, along with take a little Curves workout in New York City recently. All opinions in this article are 100 percent my own. My ladies, my ladies. It's no secret how I feel about joining a gym, and eating diet food. However, a lot of you out there want to get into the gym. You want to workout, without a huge time commitment so you can get back to your life. Total body workout in 30 minutes? Yup. Jillian Michaels has created a … ...Read More...

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New Year New You: Valentine’s Day

Disclosure: NovemberSunflower.com is a small business. In order to survive, there's a need to make money. I love a lot of things, I share those things, and if I can make a little commission here, and there, I'm 100 percent going for it. Why should the brands I love be the only ones making money, right? Please, use my affiliate links within this post when placing your orders with the brand, or joining up with the brand. Your support is beyond appreciated! We're trying to keep up with our … ...Read More...

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Boring Girl Beauty Tips: The Lips

Disclosure: NovemberSunflower.com is a small business. In order to survive, there's a need to make money. I love a lot of things, I share those things, and if I can make a little commission here, and there, I'm 100 percent going for it. Why should the brands I love be the only ones making money, right? Please, use my affiliate links within this post when placing your orders with the brand, or joining up with the brand. Your support is beyond appreciated! I'm not a girl who wears make-up. I … ...Read More...

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New Year New You: Super Bowl Sunday

Disclosure: NovemberSunflower.com is a small business. In order to survive, there's a need to make money. I love a lot of things, I share those things, and if I can make a little commission here, and there, I'm 100 percent going for it. Why should the brands I love be the only ones making money, right? Please, use my affiliate links within this post when placing your orders with the brand, or joining up with the brand. Your support is beyond appreciated! We all know the Super Bowl is the … ...Read More...

Shake it Off with KidzBop #kidzbop #shakeitoff

Shake It Off with KidzBop 27

Disclosure: KidzBop graciously sent me a copy of KidzBop 27. The opinions expressed in this article are 100% my own, and do not reflect the opinions of KidzBop. Music brings out the best in all of us. Have you seen some of the videos of people singing along to Shake It Off, and having a great time? Even if you don't like a particular singer, or musician, if they come out with a catchy song - you're going to sing it! Don't fight it. Enjoy it. Shake it Off with KidzBop 27 If you have kids, … ...Read More...

Spice things up for date night #yoursandmine #cbias #sponsored

Spice things up for Date Night

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are 100% my own. #YoursandMine #CollectiveBias   Breaking news: I'm not super great about scheduling date nights with the husband. I do believe our last "date night" was on our anniversary back in July. Before that? We went out on a date in July of 2013, also for our anniversary. Unless you count back-to-school night, and parent-teacher conferences, as dates...which I don't think … ...Read More...

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Boring Girl Beauty Tips: Healthier Hair for the new year

Disclosure: NovemberSunflower.com is a small business. In order to survive, there's a need to make money. I love a lot of things, I share those things, and if I can make a little commission here, and there, I'm 100 percent going for it. Why should the brands I love be the only ones making money, right? Please, use my affiliate links within this post when placing your orders with the brand, or joining up with the brand. Your support is beyond appreciated! Being a boring girl in the beauty arena … ...Read More...

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New Year, New You: Weekend Skin Detox

Disclosure: NovemberSunflower.com is a small business. In order to survive, there's a need to make money. I love a lot of things, I share those things, and if I can make a little commission here, and there, I'm 100 percent going for it. Why should the brands I love be the only ones making money, right? Please, use my affiliate links within this post when placing your orders with the brand, or joining up with the brand. Your support is beyond appreciated! Feeling good on the inside can only … ...Read More...

Uptown Funk #rhapsody #music

Rhapsody brings Uptown Funk right to all my devices

Disclosure: Yes, my friends. NovemberSunflower.com is a small business. I've always shared things that I love, and have always made it a point to be clear that if you use the links I provide, there's a chance those links could be affiliate links which can earn money for my small business. Using my affiliate links do not cost you anything extra, they just earn me a small commission. Music is something that gets me through each day. I listen to it while I drive, while I work, while I clean, while … ...Read More...

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New Year, New You: Resolution Keepers

Disclosure: NovemberSunflower.com is a small business. In order to survive, there's a need to make money. I love a lot of things, I share those things, and if I can make a little commission here, and there, I'm 100 percent going for it. Why should the brands I love be the only ones making money, right? Please, use my affiliate links within this post when placing your orders with the brand, or joining up with the brand. Your support is beyond appreciated! It's January, and the resolutions … ...Read More...

Sky Zone Cares #skyzone #skyzonecares #specialneeds

Sky Zone Cares on Long Island

Sky Zone has locations all across the country, and when it came to Long Island, I was a little hesitant to allow the kids to go. I'd heard stories about trampoline parks being dangerous, and a lot of injuries happening on a regular basis. I didn't know much about Sky Zone, and all of the information I had learned about these indoor trampoline parks came from a few local ones here on Long Island. Daily visits from the ambulance at the one close to where I live, turned me off of these parks for a … ...Read More...

Healthy New Year #happynewyear #healthynewyear #its2015

Have a Happy & Healthy New Year

It's our final day of 2014. What are you most looking forward to in 2015? Our family looks forward to getting our basement put back together, and I'm looking forward to growing my business, a.k.a. NovemberSunflower.com. Keep it safe out there tonight, and make 2015 Happy and Healthy! … ...Read More...

to be organized #organized #organization

I used to be organized, now I’m lost

Disclosure: I've included affiliate links within this post. NovemberSunflower is a business, and when you all use my links to shop with, I make a small commission.It's a great way to support my small business! I appreciate it to the moon & back! I used to be organized. It was something that kept my work day flowing so easily. After kids, I lost a bit of that organization. What was the final nail in my organization coffin? The stupid flood in our home. Now's my chance to take 2015 by the … ...Read More...

Savvy Deals #julepmaven #ad #endofyeardeals

Julep’s end-of-the year Savvy Deals: Save up to 85%

Disclosure: Affiliate links are used within this post. WHY? NovemberSunflower.com is a small business, and if I love something and share that love, it's nice to receive a little income for the love. Using my links to make your purchase doesn't cost you anything, but it does help support my small business! Thanks so much for your continued support. It's time to stock up on all things Julep! Tons of Savvy Deals happening throughout the entire Julep.com website. Pick up all your favorite nail … ...Read More...

Big Red Sale #gymboree #ad #bigredsale #semiannualsale

Gymboree Big Red Balloon Sale

Disclosure: Affiliate links are used within this post. WHY? NovemberSunflower.com is a small business, and when I share what I love, I'd love to earn money for sharing it! You don't pay anything extra when using my links, the links just earn me a small commission. Thanks for all the support!!!! It's Gymboree's Big Red Balloon Semi-Annual sale!!!! While supplies last, you can save up to 75% off select styles. YES, that's right! You can save up to 75% during the Gymboree Big Red Balloon Sale. … ...Read More...

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Happy Holidays 2014

In our home, we celebrate Christmas. I know many different holidays happen all through this holiday season, but for our family it's Christmas. Our family wishes all you a Happy Holiday Season, and wishes for a magical New Year! Just as a side note, because I love to share the things that I love: Our card was created on Tiny Prints. It's so cute, isn't it? I adjusted it for the internet, since we don't normally send out cards that say The Sunflowers on it. However, we all know I don't use … ...Read More...

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Last minute gifts for the holidays

It's that time of year again: the days before Christmas. You're lost as to what to get as last minute gifts. Other than a bottle of wine, or a nice picture frame, there's not much you can pick up from the store last minute. Well, that's not true. You can get gift cards to local restaurants, or chain restaurants. Plus, local parks! While you're picking one up for a friend, or family member, you can score a little bonus card for yourself. It's a win-win, right? Last minute gifts that benefit you, … ...Read More...

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Family Friday: Struffoli for the holidays

Every year the kids look forward to one family tradition around the holidays: making Struffoli with Daddy. Yup. I know. Most of the time kids cook, and bake, with their mothers. Well, here in this house, Mama Sunflower isn't good in the kitchen! Struffoli for the holidays is a tradition I let Daddy handle. It's his family's recipe, and his annual Christmas fun. My job during this tradition? Documenting it with photos. Family Friday: Struffoli for the Holidays Honestly, I don't eat them. … ...Read More...

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New Year, New You: Enhance your wellbeing

Disclosure: Affiliate links are used within this post. If you love what you see, and want to check out the website mentioned, please use the affiliate links to make your purchase. It helps support NovemberSunflower.com, which is a small business here on Long Island. #newyearnewyou Do you ever consider what you put on your feet might help enhance your wellbeing? We put all these new, healthy foods into our bodies, but we never consider the things we wear on our bodies, or our feet. Crazy, … ...Read More...

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New Year, New You: Trying out “healthy” with subscription boxes

Disclosure: This post includes affiliate links. Affiliate links are one way all of you can help support NovemberSunflower.com. If you shop through the links provided within this post, it earns a small commission, and helps keep NovemberSunflower.com in business. It doesn't cost YOU anything extra! It's a new year coming, and you know you'll be promising yourself one of these things: to eat healthy; get healthy; be healthy. How does one try out this eating healthy, and being healthy thing? … ...Read More...

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Custom cases for phones and tablets

I get attached to my electronics. I'm the last person to run out and get a new phone, or tablet, just because it's new. Getting the newest version of tech isn't high on my priority list. It's nothing against the new technology, I'm sure it's fabulous. The issue I have? Phones are getting too big, and tablets cost too much! My cute little Samsung phone fit right into my little pocket. I don't carry a purse, just use pockets. I like a phone that can slip into my pocket, is that so wrong? Well, I … ...Read More...

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Just a few holiday gift ideas from Best Buy

Disclaimer: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Let's face the facts: men are difficult to buy for. It doesn't matter what age these "men" are, it's always difficult to buy gifts for them no matter what occasion it is! There's only so many ties one dad can own; there's only so many comic books a kid can own; and there's only so many movies, and CDs a teenager can own. The ideas definitely … ...Read More...

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New Year, New You: Healthy Shopping

Disclosure: Affiliate links are used within this post. NovemberSunflower.com has to earn money in order to stay in business, so when we share what we love, we try to use links that help us earn a commission. It costs nothing extra for you. It's just a really amazing way to support a "small business" like NovemberSunflower.com. Thanks so much! You've made yourself a New Year's promise: shop for healthy food for yourself, and your family. You've also promised your partner in life it won't … ...Read More...

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New Year, New You: Keeping the healthy eating resolution

Disclosure: Affiliate links are used within this post. It means that if you are interested in the product I'm sharing with you, and you click on the link and make a purchase, I earn a commission. It helps keeps NovemberSunflower.com in business. It costs you, the buyer, anything extra. It's just a way to help support a small business like my website. Thanks so much! We all do it, we make the "I'm going to start eating healthier this year" resolution on January 1st. We tell ourselves after … ...Read More...

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Best Buy is where you get a Canon

Disclaimer: The reviewer has been compensated int he form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Let's just say I did a whole lot of hinting last year around the holidays, because everyone knows #hintingseason starts in the summer, right? It goes until the eve of the holiday being celebrated. Your hinting season might start in July, but mine usually starts..... oh who am I kidding, I hint all year long! Ironically, most women hint for things … ...Read More...