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Disclaimer: I was contacted by BowlingShoes.com and BowlingBags.com to post the below article. I have been compensated for posting this article. 

You may or may not know that I used to be on a Friday night women’s bowling league. I was on it for at least three years before we all kind of lost the drive or had too many responsibilities at home. We had a lot of fun! A standing girls night was a great way to pass the winter months. When I was contacted by BowlingShoes.com and BowlingBags.com, I was very interested in their article. And it made me think that maybe it was pretty cool to bowl with a bunch of my friends on Friday nights! 😉 I own a pair of bowling shoes from BowlingShoes.com. Those white and pink shoes have gotten me through a lot of Friday nights! 🙂 I purchased them myself and got to use them last Friday night. It took me a few frames, but I’m happy to say I got a 127 on my second game. 🙂 My average fluctuated a little when I was bowling regularly, but I know that’s a really good game for me! Enjoy the article. 🙂

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Well-Known Celebrities Who are Surprisingly Good at Bowling

There are many passionate bowlers out there. This has evolved from a casual pastime into a real phenomenon and celebs have not been immune from getting sucked into this world. Here is a quick look at some celebs who are not only self-confessed bowling fans, but also happen to be quite good at the sport.
1. Vince Vaughn
The actor has appeared in many movies where he portrays the exuberance which is meant for a much younger man and he has always been able to do this successfully. This shows that the man is very active in his regular life and enjoys a variety of different physical activities. It just so happens that bowling is among them and the man appears to be quite skilled at it. In fact, one celebrity bowlers list organized by US Bowler Magazine included him in a Best of the Rest section which singled out particularly talented bowlers who aren’t professional athletes.

2. Nelly
The rapper was featured in the same list compiled by US Bowler Magazine. He has a great physique and has stated on numerous occasions that he enjoys a number of different sports and other physical activities.

3. Bill Murray
It should come as no surprise that Bill Murray would make such a list since he did star in the premiere bowling movie “Kingpin”. In it he actually plays the bad guy, but he also plays the guy who ends up winning the big game at the end of the movie. He was able to display his natural talent for bowling in the movie as very few shots needed to be altered.
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We’ve been waiting for this

Spring is starting to show in Iowa! I’ve lived here my whole life, but every year the winter gets to me. I don’t do well with being cold. It makes me want to hunker down under sweats and a warm blanket and be lazy. Spring and summer, well, they motivate me. I want to be outside in the fresh air and sunshine. I want to soak it all in. {Note: if I want a picture, I will use it even if you ruin it. Ah-em.}


Temperature ranges this week have been 20s in the morning to 40s in the afternoon. We’ve got high hopes of hitting 60 in the next few days. My excitement is hard to contain. I can feel it in every step. The happiness is bouncing around in my head. There is so much excitement and anticipation. So much that I keep wondering what exciting thing is happening during the evenings. Then, I realize nothing is on the schedule. It’s the weather that is doing that to me! After a bad winter, a weekend of 50s and 60s doesn’t seem possible. Playing outside! Sidewalk chalk! Walks! Bikes! Grilling! There’s so much to look forward to and we can’t wait.


Last night was a little crisp, but we ventured out on our first walk of the season. As we talked on the way home from daycare, Maximus got really excited about taking Wrigley for a walk too. As soon as we got home, he got Wrigley’s leash and hopped in his cart (aka, an umbrella stroller) and off we went.


If I was a really good Pinterester and we had a mission statement for our family, it would read: Must Go On Walks. It’s our center. It brings us down from the stresses of every day life. It quiets the mind and mouth (and tears!). It’s a breathing period for us all. We share it together, but it’s also a chance for us all to reflect and start again. It’s what keeps us all sane and happy.


It’s springtime in Iowa. The days are getting longer and the weather is getting warmer. You’ll surely see my family walking the streets. The dog zig-zagging his way down the path. The toddler waving at cars and yelling, “hi cars! bye cars!” The daddy protecting us from big dogs. And, the mommy wearing the tired baby bear who can’t keep his eyes open.

It’s springtime in Iowa and we can’t wait to get out there and play!