LEGO Universe: OMG! What an amazing MMOG »

The hardest thing about writing this review was taking myself away from LEGO Universe long enough to finish it! That should tell you just how great this game is. LEGO Universe, the most recently released MMOG (massively multi-player online game) blew my mind. If you’ve played other LEGO video games you’ll have a bit of gaming experience. However, it’s also very different from typical LEGO games. Since it’s an online game, you can play with hundreds of players and build freely with every brick in existence. It’s one of the best games ever and the thing is, you never get tired of it. So with that said, we can move on.

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Secretariat Movie Review and Diane Lane Interview! »

She needed a world-class trainer to take the horse from a raw, rambunctious young foal to a champion. She convinced Lucien Laurin (John Malkovich) to come out of retirement and train Secretariat. As the eccentric trainer, Malkovich steals every scene he appears in, and his outlandish outfits would make any 70s disco-goer blush. Once Penny had her trainer, she needed a jockey confident enough to handle such an important horse, and she found him in Ronnie Turcotte (played by real life jockey Otto Thorwarth).

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Fun and eco-friendly coloring supplies »

Many of us are concerned with lead paint, the chemicals in plastic toys, and more. But how many of you have stopped to consider the tools your kids use to color? While not dangerous to them, the wood and wax that is used to make everyday colored pencils and crayons is not environmentally-friendly.

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The College Roommate From Hell: Review »

Now, I certainly don’t expect my daughter’s experience to be quite as dramatic as this book’s title, but I know she might face some of the problems described between the covers. The book gives thoughtful, specific advice about how to handle a roommate who has a substance abuse problem, or a mental health issue like depression, and even smaller quibbles like a boyfriend who spends a little too much time in the room.

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Shady Day Daily Sun Protection Wipes »

With summertime in full swing, most of us can agree that our daily ritual includes applying sunscreen. Whether getting the kids ready for camp, preparing for a day at the beach, or even just a quick jaunt to the playground, each morning starts with slathering sunscreen on every family member.

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Fresh Wave Stinky Dorm Kit review and giveaway »

Between piles of undone laundry and last week’s leftovers,dorm rooms can build up unpleasant odors. The Fresh Wave Stinky Dorm Kit equipsstudents with odor-eliminating tools to make their dorms smell as clean ashome. The kit includes a 16 oz. bottle of Fresh Wave Odor Neutralizing Crystalsand an 8 oz. bottle of Fresh Wave All Natural Odor Neutralizing Spray. The crystals provide continuous long-term coverage and lastbetween 30 and 90 days. The protective lid peels off and ambient airflow doesthe rest of the work, spreading the odor-eliminating scent of the crystals intoa small room or closet.

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PULL review »

It’s no surprise that marketing guru Keith Chambers would want to hold his business secrets close to the chest; but after more than 35 years in the business, Chambers opens up his playbook with Pull to show everyone from the seasoned business owner to the eager college student what they need to do to make themselves desirable in the marketplace.

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underWAY and Smart for Life »

Many of us constantly strive to reach our “ideal” weights, while navigating soccer carpools, business trips and bedtime stories often get in the way of our achieving results. Healthy eating on the go and exercising suffer when schedules become busier, and sorting through the plethora of products and services in the market proves an overwhelming, time-consuming effort in itself. Now with the help of innovative products from underWAY and Smart for Life, we may finally achieve those ever-elusive weight loss goals.

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Avoid pesticides: the best and the worst in fruits and vegetables »

Have you heard of “The Dirty DozenTM”? This is a list of the 12 most contaminated fruits and vegetables you can buy, as tested by the Environmental Working Group (a team of scientists, engineers, policy experts, lawyers, etc.) and compiled into the EWG Shoppers Guide to Pesticides.

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How to travel with a baby »

During the summer and the holidays, many families travel to visit relatives or explore new places. Traveling doesn't have to stop when you have a baby. It can be challenging, but with the following tips, traveling with your baby can be an enjoyable experience.

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How to feel pretty and pregnant »

Pregnancy is a very exciting time in a woman's life. From the moment you saw a positive result on the home pregnancy test to the time you feel the baby move inside of you, pregnancy includes a full spectrum of emotions. The initial feelings are generally those of excitement and nervousness. As you read books, take classes, and listen to advice from others, you become more comfortable with the idea of pregnancy. However, nobody tells you that as you get bigger, you feel big and unattractive. Here are some fun ways you can feel pretty and pregnant.

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