A Spectacled Owl http://www.aspectacledowl.com San Diego Mom Blogger Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:15:40 +0000 en-US hourly 1 12 Secrets to a Successful Budget http://www.aspectacledowl.com/12-secrets-to-a-successful-budget/ http://www.aspectacledowl.com/12-secrets-to-a-successful-budget/#respond Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:15:40 +0000 http://www.aspectacledowl.com/?p=11586 12 Secrets to a Successful Budget

Budgeting and saving money doesn’t come naturally to many people. But, there are things you can do to make it a little easier on yourself. There are many secrets to a successful budget, but these are the ones that have worked for me! It’s important to be flexible, and to understand that learning a new budget will take time. Be okay with that fact, and things will run smoothly (or at least smoother than they would have originally). 1. Have {Read More}

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Strider Sport Balance Bike Giveaway http://www.aspectacledowl.com/strider-sport-balance-bike-giveaway/ http://www.aspectacledowl.com/strider-sport-balance-bike-giveaway/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 05:01:36 +0000 http://www.aspectacledowl.com/?p=11573 Strider Sport Balance Bike Giveaway

Welcome to the Strider Sport Balance Bike Giveaway! Hosted by: Momma Lew Co-Hosted by: A Life In Balance Do you have a child who is struggling to learn to ride a bike? Did you know that a Strider Sport Balance Bike can help a child as young as 18 months learn to ride a two-wheeler? You can read Momma Lew’s review here to find out all about this great bike to help your child gain the balance and confidence they {Read More}

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Great Deals and Great Shoes from ShoeBuy.com http://www.aspectacledowl.com/great-deals-great-shoes-shoebuy-com/ http://www.aspectacledowl.com/great-deals-great-shoes-shoebuy-com/#respond Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:04:27 +0000 http://www.aspectacledowl.com/?p=11563 ShoeBuy.com Shoes

I received a gift code to review the Shoebuy.com product/service mentioned above. Regardless, I only recommend products or service that I believe are good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the FTC. As parents, we all know how quickly kids grow. They grow out of their clothes & shoes just as quickly. My 15 year old son has recently grown taller than I am (I’m 5’11″ so you know he’s tall) and his feet keep getting {Read More}

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Blobbits Giveaway Event http://www.aspectacledowl.com/blobbits-giveaway-event/ http://www.aspectacledowl.com/blobbits-giveaway-event/#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 04:01:05 +0000 http://www.aspectacledowl.com/?p=11560 Blobbits Giveaway Event

A Spectacled Owl, all my favorite blogger buddies and the amazing people at Blobbits.com invite you to enter for a chance to win a Blobbits Deluxe Kit valued at $24.00 from Blobbits! A Huge thank you to our sponsors at blobbits.com for making this sweepstakes possible! It’s time to have some blobbin’ fun with Blobbits. People search it as Blobits & Blobit as well. This intergalactic stretchable, glow-in-the-dark, moldable, silicone-based compound is ideal for kids who thrive on being hands-on {Read More}

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Family Night with Big G Cereal Movies http://www.aspectacledowl.com/family-night-big-g-cereal-movies/ http://www.aspectacledowl.com/family-night-big-g-cereal-movies/#respond Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:51:51 +0000 http://www.aspectacledowl.com/?p=11533 Family Night with Big G Cereal Movies

Thank you to General Mills for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring us to bring the family together for a movie night! With a 6 year old, a tween & a teen, it’s hard finding a movie that everyone agrees on for Family Movie Night. But, when we do find a movie, we always have so much fun! This past weekend we not only had fun with a free movie, thanks to the General Mills and Fox Movie Download Promotion but we {Read More}

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Rio 2 is Coming to Blu-ray/DVD on July 15th! #Giveaway #Rio2Insiders http://www.aspectacledowl.com/rio-2-is-coming-to-blu-raydvd-on-july-15th/ http://www.aspectacledowl.com/rio-2-is-coming-to-blu-raydvd-on-july-15th/#comments Tue, 15 Jul 2014 00:13:48 +0000 http://www.aspectacledowl.com/?p=11523 Rio 2 is Coming to Blu-ray/DVD on July 15th! #Giveaway #Rio2Insiders

We received a copy of Rio 2 in exchange for this post. All thoughts & opinions are my own. My kids were all fans of the first Rio movie and couldn’t wait to see Rio 2. When we were sent a copy of our own to check out, they were not disappointed! The cast of the animated hit comedy Rio returns – along with a new flock of all-star voice talent, including Bruno Mars, Kristin Chenoweth, Andy Garcia and more – in {Read More}

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Keep Momming http://www.aspectacledowl.com/keep-momming/ http://www.aspectacledowl.com/keep-momming/#respond Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:23:45 +0000 http://www.aspectacledowl.com/?p=11512 I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Shire. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Raising a child at any age is challenging, and when it comes to mothers and daughters, the dynamic can be even more complex. What some may dismiss as “typical tween girl behavior” can sometimes be symptoms of something more serious. Research suggests that girls are more likely than boys to report having mostly inattentive Attention- {Read More}

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