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Posted by: Melissa @ Mommy Living the Life of Riley on May 22nd, 2014    Filed in: Miscellaneous

Patios and PergolasAustralian residents who want to have patios, pergolas or other outdoor structures installed in their yards will find it beneficial to work with a company that will design and build the structure. is one of the companies in Australia that can provide these services.

Choosing a design for the structure is an important first step. Homeowners can meet with a design consultant who will help them decide what elements and materials they want to use for their outdoor structure. The consultant will also give the homeowner a price quote for the job. The company will present the plans to local authorities for approval after the customer has approved the design and the price. 

The materials and colours for the project will be presented to the customer for final approval after the plan for the structure has been approved by the authorities. The company will then order the materials and arrange a time for delivery. A final inspection will be made after the structure is completed.

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Posted by: Melissa @ Mommy Living the Life of Riley on January 14th, 2014    Filed in: Miscellaneous

InsuranceIn order to better meet their needs, consumers would be well-advised to reevaluate their insurance coverage and company yearly. The reasons for this are that life situations change, and with them insurance needs also change. Many people tend to go with the company their parents had, or stick with the same company for years without checking into other options that might provide lower rates or better benefits.

Things to Consider:

Some insurance companies are changing the way they do business. One recently new development is that insurers are now taking credit scores into consideration before providing a rate quote. If your credit score is less than stellar, shop around for a company that doesn't use that as a criteria. 

Another thing consumers should know before they commit is what discounts they qualify for and which companies offer them. Some companies offer discounts for multiple policies, such as having both home owners and auto insurance or having both private and commercial auto insurance. There are also discounts for safe drivers, having certain anti-theft devices installed in your home or car, new driver discounts and for paying the yearly premium in advance.

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Posted by: Melissa @ Mommy Living the Life of Riley on December 14th, 2013    Filed in: Miscellaneous

Canadian PharmacyAs online shopping becomes more and more popular, so does shopping for medication through online pharmacies. Fortunately, it is relatively simple to acquire your medication through a pharmacy via the Internet, and the advantages gained include the following:

Payments are Easy

For the most part, an online pharmacy will allow its clients to pay for medications using a checking account, credit card, debit card or PayPal account. Sometimes, other alternatives are also offered.

Easy to Access

When it comes to acquiring medicines through an online pharmacy, it couldn't get simpler. With today's technology, all a person has to do is complete a quick Google or Bing search and he or she will be immediately flooded with online pharmacy options; however, before purchasing from a certain pharmacy, it is important to take a look at the pharmacy's reviews.

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Posted by: Melissa @ Mommy Living the Life of Riley on November 16th, 2013    Filed in: Product Reviews


The Gift of Lights & Snow at TMS is one of the most visited holiday parks in North Texas, featuring a drive-thru holiday spectacular light show with over two million LED lights and 600 unique holiday displays across 1.7 miles at Texas Motor Speedway.  Your family will love the lights AND the newest addition -SNOW! The Snow Village at TMS features a tubing hill, snow ball gallery, and a snow play area.  Kids can also visit Santa and make s'mores.  Visit for event hours, Santa's schedule, and pricing.

My Readers Save $2 per car to Gift of Lights Drive Thru Light Show PLUS $2 Off Per Person to Snow Village with this exclusive coupon:

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Posted by: Melissa @ Mommy Living the Life of Riley on November 15th, 2013    Filed in: Product Reviews
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Posted by: Melissa @ Mommy Living the Life of Riley on November 8th, 2013    Filed in: Product Reviews

T-Fal OptiGrillNow that Riley is getting older, I am much more concerned with how healthy we, as a family, are eating.  Meat is a great source of protein and so we include a serving of meat every day in Riley's diet.  Of course, preparation is key in determining how healthy any food really is and so I was very glad to have the opportunity to try out the brand new T-fal OptiGrill.

The T-fal OptiGrill is the new, one-of-a-kind way to grill indoors. The innovative OptiGrill features a cooking sensor that guarantees a perfectly cooked meal every time. The built-in sensor automatically adapts to the thickness of your food and delivers perfect doneness from rare to well-done for six different programs: burgers, poultry, sandwiches, sausage, red meat and fish.

The T-fal OptiGrill is available at Bed Bath and Beyond and retails for $179.99.

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