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Bring Fishing Fun Indoors with This Easy Halloween Party Game

This is a partnered post with Take Me Fishing™. This summer, our girls discovered an exciting new appreciation for fishing. Fishing is a terrific activity for the whole family because it’s great for both your body and mind. Did you know fishing is actually one of the top activities for mental well-being? I think that’s why…

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Our Family Fire Plan Checklist

We are happy to partner with First Alert on this post. All opinions are our own.  I grew up in living in in the mountains 60 miles east of Los Angeles here in Southern California. Living in the mountains I grew up with fires, some of the fires near Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear got so bad…

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Ralph B Clark Regional Park Bass Fishing Fullerton

Fun and Healthy Family Weekends, Brought to You by Fishing

This is a partnered post with Take Me Fishing™. Fall is here, and that means kids are back in school full-time—even our youngest is in all-day kindergarten. Of course, having the girls back in school also means I’m spending more time working. With everything going on, some days our physical activity level can be low.…

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End Your Summer With Custard Concrete Treats Now At SONIC

We were provided with compensation for this post. All opinions are our own.  It’s hard to believe that we’re really coming down to the end of summer. This summer we started with a move closer to the beach. I didn’t realize it would be quite so chaotic but the move did take longer than expected.…

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My Visit To Chicago With NOW Foods

This post was sponsored by NOW as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I was so excited to get the opportunity to head to Chicago with Influence Central to visit NOW Foods. NOW’s extensive line of more than 900 nutritional supplements offers a quality…

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5 Simple Activities To Do Outdoors With Your Kids

This is a partnered post with Take Me Fishing™. The greatest thing about having a husband who is so adventurous means that our children always have something fun to do. Some weekends it’s hiking and camping outdoors, other weekends it’s at the beach and on a fishing trip. You’ll even find us on the lake…

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A New Weekly Reader Giveaway!

We’re starting something really fun here at Our Ordinary Life with our weekly reader giveaways! Every week you’ll get the chance to win some great prizes including gift cards, electronics and more! This week it’s all about inspiring your next vacation and making memories this summer. So we’re going to give one lucky reader a…

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Dealing With Spring Allergies

This post was sponsored by Xyzal® Allergy 24HR but all thoughts and opinions are my own. I am one of those crazy people who will tell you they like to work out. From my favorite dance classes at the gym to even weight training, I somehow find the most relaxing part of my day is…

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