5 Reasons You Need A Kaiku Prepaid Card

Kaiku Prepaid Card 1

Paper or plastic? No, I am not talking about shopping bags (the answer to that should be a reusable tote!), I am talking about your preferred method of payment. Are you a paper or plastic shopper? I used to be paper (and metal), but in recent years I have become an almost 100% plastic shopper. […]

When Calls The Heart Season 2 Premiere

Hallmark When Calls The Heart

My love for a good TV series (and movies) is well documented. I really like to watch TV, I can’t help but to be drawn into a good story. So it should come as no surprise that I am excited for the season premiere of a show I was recently introduced to called, “When Calls the Heart.” The […]

Lunch On The Go With Mott’s Snack & Go

Mott's Applesauce Pouch

When my daughter started Kindergarden, I searched the Internet for ideas about what to send her for lunch. For a brief moment I toyed with the idea of creating fancy shapes and gourmet lunches with cute food art. The Pinterest pictures were so cute. I scrolled through hundreds of adorable ideas. And then I came to my senses — food art? That is way too complicated for an everyday lunch.

Top Reasons To Buy A 3 in 1 Car Seat

Toddler Car Seat

When it comes to car seats, I don’t mess around. My girls have been (and will continue to be in) their respective car seats long past basic standards. My seven-year-old first grader is still in a five-point harness, and until she outgrows it — that is where she will stay. To me car seats are […]

Family Dinner Night Is Saucesome

Silly Family

One of my favorite times of the day is dinner. Even when the day is total chaos with everyone going in different directions, dinner brings us together. It starts with my little helpers in the kitchen and ends with a meal filled with stories, laughter and lots of silliness. It is my happy time. Last week we […]

Are You Ready For Sandal Season? ~ iPad Giveaway


Sandal season has arrived, and this Florida girl is thrilled to let her toes breathe again. But are you feet ready for summer? I have to admit, mine are looking a little rough around the edges. If yours need a little TLC, I have a new product to share with you — the Skoother. Plus […]

Monkey Kingdom Movie Review

Monkey Kingdom Maya Kip

Adorable monkeys plus a heartwarming underdog story is the recipe for success with Disneynature’s Monkey Kingdom. The documentary about a tribe of monkeys in South Asia tells the story of Maya, a scrappy female monkey at the bottom of the family hierarchy. Because of her low position in the class system, she last in line for […]

Make A Splash And Protect Your Skin With Neutrogena Wet Skin Kids

Summer of Splash

It’s pool season! Which means it’s time to grab your sunglasses and your suit and make a splash. Can you hear the squeals of delight? With all of the time we plan to spend in the pool and at the beach over the coming months, it is time to stock up on sunscreen. My babies and I have […]

What’s Your SleepIQ?

Find Your SleepIQ

This post brought to you by Sleep Number. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Suburban Mom. Do you know how well you sleep at night? Wouldn’t it be nice to know exactly how restful your sleep was each night? With SleepIQ from Sleep Number, you can easily track your sleep patterns […]

Inside The Florida Hospital For Women Delivery Rooms

Florida Hospital for Women Recovery Room

Expecting moms in Central Florida will soon have a brand new, state-of-the-art hospital to deliver their babies. In late 2015, Orlando will welcome the expansion of the Florida Hospital for Women, a 12-story, 332-bed tower that will feature some of the area’s most advanced technology to deliver unique woman-centric health care in a hotel-like setting. RSVP To Tour The Florida Hospital for Women Get an […]

5 Summer Reading Tips For Parents

Summer Reading Tips For Parents

My daughter has taken great strides with her reading this year, and with summer break only a few weeks away I am already starting to think about ways I can help prevent the “summer slip.”

5 Natural Ways To Relieve Stress

Rescue Pastilles

I am a type-A perfectionist. Stress has been part of my life for as long as I can remember, in fact, I remember my parents teaching me methods to relive stress as a young girl. I have always dealt with stress. Now that I am in my (ah-em) mid-thirties, I am finally starting to get a […]

Great Offers During The Spring Event By Cooper Tires

Cooper Tires

How do your tires look? Have you checked recently? Mine look pretty bad, actually really bad. I knew they were getting worn, so I did the penny test on my tires recently — oh my! I am so glad I checked my tires before rainy season because it’s time for new tires.

Must Have Essential Oils For Beauty

Essential Oils For Beauty

Warm weather has arrived here in Florida, and for many of us the cold, dry air has taken its toll. Now is the time to start pampering your skin so you are looking and feeling your best by the time it’s time to break out the tank tops and flip flops. I know learning to use essential oils and knowing which […]

The Book That Inspired The Movie Home

HOME Smekday Reading

Dreamworks new movie Home was inspired by the book True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex and published by Disney Publishing. And now there is a new chapter in the story, the recently release sequel Smek for President.  Photo Credit: DreamWorks Home (c) 2015 DreamWorks Animation L.L.C.Look at the picture below, then look again at the picture above. Notice anything? That’s […]