Bacon Cheese Guacamole Burger

Grilling season has arrived, and what better way to kick off a summer of outdoor grilling than with National Burger Day (May 28) on Memorial Day weekend?! This year, spice up your family’s burger flavors with a Bacon Cheese Guacamole Burger made with Johnsonville Grillers — bratwurst burgers.  Yeah, bratwurst burgers. Have you ever had one […]

Kids Summer Reading Log Printable

With the countdown to summer in full swing my daughter and I have been talking a lot about what books she will read this summer. And now thanks to a sponsorship with Kindle she had a brand new Kindle to read. She has grand plans of all the books she will read on it this summer. […]

Orange You Glad It’s Summer Teacher Gifts

It’s not just students counting down the days until summer freedom, teachers are just as excited about the upcoming summer break. How better to celebrate teachers than with a gift to celebrate summer relaxation –Orange You Glad It’s Summer sugar scrub and bath salts.  This time of year I like to recognize all of the teachers […]

Support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals With A Miracle Band

I was in college the first time I learned about Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. My school hosted an annual dance marathon fundraiser to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Students literally danced for 24 hours (no sitting allowed) to raise money.

Mommy And Me And Minnie Mouse Dress Up

My favorite day of the week is Friday. Not just because it kicks off the weekend, but also because it is “stay home with mommy day.” In other words, Sissy doesn’t go to school on Friday so it is mommy-daughter day. Fridays are filled with tea parties, craft projects, dress up and lots of playtime – I wouldn’t have it any other way.

Mocha Latte Pudding Cookie Cups

Chocolate chip cookie cups filled with sweet and creamy pudding is a sweet way for mom to take a five-minute break. Especially when the pudding is mocha latte or caramel latte Café Breaks pudding.  I have a sweet tooth. And I typically get a craving for something sugary sweet mid afternoon – just after I […]

Orlando City Soccer Players Choose Skin Health

Last week my family and I attended our very first Orlando City Soccer game — what a fun night! Our attendance was sponsored by Neutrogena who has partnered with MLS to raise awareness of the importance of skin protection on and off the field as part of the Choose Skin Health campaign.  Whether you are playing soccer […]

Mom’s Tips For Teaching Your Kid To Ride A Bike ~ Schwinn Giveaway

When we first set out to teach our daughter how to ride her bike, I pictured a fun afternoon with a warm breeze laughing as she peddled faster and faster until she was riding around the block with ease. The reality of teaching her to ride a bike was anything but easy — she just […]

Everyone Has A Story ~ Choosing The Right Hospital To Be Part Of That Story

People go to the hospital everyday, and while they may have similar ailments no two people have the same story. This is especially true with children. Like every other choice parents make for their children, choosing the right hospital can mean the difference between being treated as just another patient and being treated like an individual. At […]

5 Reasons You Need Instant Coffee

Do you find your me time in a coffee cup? Then you probably don’t have time to wait for that coffee, you need it and you need it now. Instant coffee to the rescue. Don’t let this morning fuel fool you, Instant coffee is ready for you whenever you need a pick me up — morning, noon or night.

Toss The Tube – Scott Tube-Free Toilet Paper

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Scott Tube-Free. All opinions are 100% mine. 66,000 toilet paper tubes. That’s how many toilet paper tubes Americans use approximately every two minutes. 66,000 tubes – every two minutes! The number is crazy, and when you multiply it out the number becomes even more […]

Easy Slow Cooker Enchiladas Recipe

I am often asked to create recipes based around a specific ingredient, it has become a challenge I am accustom to. But I have never taken on a real food challenge with multiple required ingredients. Until now. Rising to the Chopped At Home Challenge, I created Slow Cooker Enchiladas for my family using four required ingredients. […]

Traceable Preschool Teacher Thank You Note ~ Free Printable

Another school year has nearly ended. (Where do the days go?) After a year of preschool, I am so impressed with how far my daughter has come this year. Part of it is the challenge of trying to keep up with her big sister, but it is also thanks to a teacher who recognizes her […]

Step2 Waterfall Discovery Wall ~ Giveaway

How will you keep your family cool and entertained this summer? If your kids are like mine, they love to splash in the water every chance they get. From swimming in the pool to running in the sprinklers they love to get wet. On of their favorite water toys continues to be the Step 2 […]

Chocolate Oatmeal Banana Smoothie

It has been eight months since I added a daily smoothie to my routine, and I am still going strong. I am constantly experimenting with new smoothie flavors I love the flexibility of being able to add in whichever ingredients are in the house. It’s a great way to add extra vitamins and nutrients while enjoying a sweet […]