Blue Lizard – a Truly Safe and Effective Sunscreen

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Sunscreen That Honestly Works Sure summer is thisclose to being over, but there are still beach trips to be had, sports to be played and college (and pro!) football games to attend, which means it is NOT time to put the sunscreen away just yet. There have been a LOT of articles floating around recently about the discovery that your favorite sunscreen may not be the BEST … [Read more...]

If You Have Daughters, It’s Time for TMI!

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Talking With Your Daughter About Yeast Infections We participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Monistat. We received a product and promotional item to thank us for our participation. You know when you’re in a conversation and suddenly someone offers up a juicy little tidbit that maybe reveals a little bit too much about them? Most of us refer … [Read more...]

Crepe Erase Review

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There IS help for crepey skin! Disclosure: I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Crepe Erase. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. This is the second post in our review of the Crepe Erase system. I started using the Crepe Erase system just over 3 weeks ago and have … [Read more...]

What Would You Do If You Knew You Couldn’t Fail? Book Review

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What Would You Do If You Knew You Could Not Fail?  It's quite a question, isn't it? More like being 'called out', forcing us to walk our talk, show what we're really all about. I love the images that come to mind, and when I read the book by the same title by Nina Lesowitz and Mary Beth Sammons, I fell into an instant pool of understanding. It just clicked with … [Read more...]

Crepe Erase First Impression

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Good Skin Care - Better Late than Never Disclosure: I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Crepe Erase. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. A long, long time ago and for a very brief period of time, I sold BeautiControl cosmetics. And while I didn't do it long, one … [Read more...]

Charlotte’s Closet – Look like Cinderella for a Fraction of the Cost!

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Too Many Parties and Not Enough Dime? If you've got teen and tween daughters, you have parties to contend with. Whether she's going to Bat Mitzvahs or homecoming or sweet 16's or even if she's graduated to PROM!, at some point you're going to have to dole out dollars for a dress (or ten) for her. And while one isn't bad, if she's on the party circuit you could easily go broke … [Read more...]

Win the December Box from The Boodle Box!!

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If you're a mom who gets Birchbox, then you'll LOVE The Boodle Box for your tween and young teen. Same concept in that each month that special girl in your life gets a new box full of the latest  trendy products for teens and tweens from some of the top manufacturers in the beauty and fashion industries!! The Boodle Box includes everything from fun nail polish and nail … [Read more...]

Win this Zumer Sport Sports Gift Pack!

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Up next in our Holiday Giveaway extravaganza is a sports gift pack from Zumer Sport!! This is a perfect gift for the guy in the family!! If you haven't checked out Zumer Sport, you're in for a treat! Their products are made from REAL sports material.. football, baseball, soccer and many other sports. And they're not just great gifts for guys, they're perfect for any sports fan … [Read more...]

Gift Guide Giveaway: Poketti Plushies

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Poketti Plushie Giveaway Here we go!! To go along with our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide, we have our first holiday giveaway to help YOU get a head start on your holiday shopping!! Enter to win a complete Series 1 Collection of Poketti Plushies: Sydney the Penguin, Toni the Bunny, Roxi the Kitty and Baxter the Puppy. Winner will be announced on the Ten to Twenty Facebook page on … [Read more...]

The Bloggers 2014 Holiday Gift Guide – Be a Part!

We're getting ready for the holidays and will be participating in the Bloggers 2014 Holiday Gift Guide!! Is your site also hosting a gift guide? Sign up today to get listed on the “2014 Holiday Gift Guide” that will roll out full force Oct 25 thru Dec 25, 2014 . Many bloggers will be participating so its going to be huge ! Sign up is Free… Bloggers 2014 Holiday Gift … [Read more...]

Time for Braces? Let’s Check Out Invisalign!

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Can Teens and Tweens Use Invisalign? Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. However, all thoughts and opinions are ours. The teen and tween years bring many rites of passage. First day of middle school, first "real" boy/girlfriend, drivers permit and the true badge of teen years - braces. Whether you've heard your dentist say it for a few years or whether it's the first time … [Read more...]

Woozworld – the Safe Online World for Your Tween

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One of the tough things about having tweens is that they are so anxious to try social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram but the 'legal' age of those sites is 13, so what alternatives are there? We were given the opportunity to try a site that was created with the preteen/tween group in mind - Woozworld! Woozworld is an exciting, fun, and unique virtual world … [Read more...]

HelloFlo: Helping Daughters Take Control of Their Periods

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HelloFlo - Making Periods Easier Did you see THE viral video of the summer? It came from HelloFlo and if you didn't see it, before we go any further take a moment and watch it: Look - if you're female, you get your period. Period. And if you've got daughters, they're either already there or will be pretty soon and wouldn't it be awesome if there was a way to make it as … [Read more...]

Zact Mobile – The Smart Smartphone for Your Tween #Sponsored

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Should You Get Your Tween a Smartphone for Christmas? Disclosure: We participated in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Zact. We received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. #MC One of the questions we hear from a lot of parents of teens and tweens is that they're not ready to give their kids a smartphone. If your tweens are begging you for … [Read more...]

Gift Ideas for Teens: WeMontage Removable Wallpaper

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WeMontage - Your Photos on Removable Wallpaper If you haven't checked the calendar, the holidays are right around the corner!  Over the next several weeks we're going to bring you some great ideas that are guaranteed to make your teen or tween think you are the BEST. Parent. Ever. WeMontage lets you upload your favorite photos, create a custom photo collage, and print on … [Read more...]

A World Without Heroes Video Discussion

I had a wonderful conversation with Stacey Seguin, owner of paloozaonline dot com. She is a regular reader of tentotwenty and agreed to participate in a video chat about our respective perspectives on Brandon Mull's A World Without Heroes. Be sure and read my review of the book here, and let us know your opinion of the book in the comments section below! If you like our … [Read more...]

A World Without Heroes – A Book Review

Published:2011 Author: Brandon Mull It's About: Jason loves baseball and wants to be a zoologist when he grows up. Not a hero. He's hoping that the cute girl in his class notices him. Not some evil wizard. But since life never quite turns out the way we expect, Jason finds himself in an alternate reality on a mission to overthrow Maldor, the dark emperor ruling with fear … [Read more...]

The Help – A Book Review

Published: 2009 It’s about: Skeeter: a young white woman, recently graduated from college, who aspires to be a writer. Aibileen: an older black maid, who has spent her entire life in the service of white families. Minny: a thirty-something black woman, also a maid, but with a mind of her own that she’s oftentimes too willing to share. Set in 1962 Mississippi, the … [Read more...]

“Tangled” is Right

I’m as devoted a Disney fan as they come. I grew up taking the Mickey Mouse Club in high dosages, I wrote my senior paper on the man, himself (and received a perfect grade for it), and rarely does a day pass that I don’t quote The Emporer’s New Groove. Having said all that – it’s taken me over a year to write this review of Tangled, Disney’s animated feature released in … [Read more...]

Ten to Twenty Reviews The Hunger Games

Thanks to Arminda for spending some time with me today for a brutally honest review of The Hunger Games. If you haven't read Arminda's reviews of both the books and the movie, make sure you check them out as well. While we both loved the movie, you can see we both had some difference in opinions. But not much!! Watch til the end where Arminda gives us our next Ten to … [Read more...]