My Son’s Steelers Game Surprise {Video}

See this face?

Steelers surpriseThis is the face of a kid who was tricked into thinking he was going to Ikea with his dad but they were really going to the Steelers game in Charlotte instead. My son thought he was earning $50 helping my husband. He had no idea what he was REALLY getting!

This is the video of his reaction. (This video will NEVER get old. Never ever never.)


Best surprise EVER!

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Orange List: Hot Costumes and Party Trends for 2014 from BuyCostumes.com #OrangeTuesday

Captain America costumed family

I'm a BuyCostumes.com ambassador. Do you know what you're going to be for Halloween yet? I'm still going back and forth on whether the family should do a group costume thing and be a super hero family. We've tried unsuccessfully to do group costumes in the past, but OMG, a family of supers makes me think of Disney Pixar's The Incredibles, and DUDE! That'd be so cool, y'know? Like this Captain America family. OMG! Or this Spiderman dad and … Keep Reading

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Insanely Good Baked Bacon Macaroni and Cheese That’s Out of This World!

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Angel Soft Tissues in the purse

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holding hands

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We spent 52 weeks in 2013 celebrating what made us happy, and it WAS a fantastic year. Let's make 2014 the year where we really truly focus on surrounding ourselves with only joy and happiness all year round, every month, every week, every day. Tell me, what makes you happy? What is it that you do that you can't get enough of? What makes your soul shine, your eyes beam, and your insides sparkle? Happiness is so very many things for me, and … Keep Reading