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 […]

Kidbox – Name Brand Kids Clothes Delivered For Less

I am raising a serious fashionista. Not only does my eight year old love clothes, but when it comes to fashion she has an opinion about everything. Fit, comfort and style are all very important to her and she is always excited to try on new threads. As much as she loves fashion she was thrilled that I partnered with Kidbox, […]

GE Slate Finish Appliances Provides New Options for Kitchens

More than ten years ago when we were in the process of building our house there were only three finish options available for appliances: black, white and the “premium” stainless steel option. While my husband and I loved the way our new kitchen looked with our new matching stainless steel appliances, we quickly learned the major down […]

12 Things To Do With A Preschooler At Busch Gardens

When my husband first had the idea to take our daughters (ages 8 and 4) to Busch Gardens for my oldest’s birthday, I wondered if there was enough for us to do for a full day. It had been more than 10 years since my last visit, and all I could remember were the awesome rollercoasters. […]

Amstar Cinemas 2016 Summer Kid Flicks Movie Schedule

Summer fun at the movies. Amstar Cinemas has released the 2016 schedule for its Summer Kids’ Flicks Summer movie program. Every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 am, Amstar will have a kid-friendly G or PG favorite, popcorn and a drink for only $4. This summer’s titles include popular movies such as The Peanuts Movie, Minions, Penguins of […]

Tropical Trail Mix

One of my family’s go-to snacks are dried fruits. My family is always ready to sample new and sometimes exotic dried fruits, so I wasn’t surprised that the new Sunsweet Philippine Tropicals were a hit. As yummy as the flavors are on their own, they are even better when combined into a Tropical Trail Mix.

Chuck E Cheese’s Tax Day BOGO Pizza

Have you done your taxes yet? I just got the bill and ouch! That self-employment tax hurts. Paying taxes is no fun, but it is fun to take advantage of great tax deals businesses offer to their customers to relieve some of the day’s sting. Bring on the perks! One great deal is Chuck E Cheese’s tax day BOGO […]

Regal Summer Movie Express 2016 $1 Movie Schedule

Wondering what to do with the kids all summer? The Regal Summer Movie Express 2016 offers $1 kid movies all summer. The popular $1 movie schedule runs for nine weeks playing select movies on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 am. Movie tickets to are only $1 and a portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute. Regal Summer Movie Express 2016 $1 […]

Accessorize Your Outdoor Entertaining + $100 Giveaway

My daughters welcomed spring with a splash. But as they joyfully jumped into the pool for the first time this season, I took a look at our neglected porch. Layers of spring pollen and filth covered everything. After some serious cleaning, the patio was once again a clean slate. In partnership with Better Homes and […]

DIY Monkey Ears Headband

My daughter’s second grade class recently put on a rainforest musical. It was simply adorable. Of course, when the call went out to help make costumes for the production, I was happy to volunteer. I ended up designing a DIY monkey ears headband based off the Minnie Mouse Ears I made for my daughter’s second birthday.  Along with […]

15-Minute Chicken Carbonara

Tuesday is dance day, and that means we don’t get home until nearly 6 pm. Dinner has to be quick because there are still showers to take and homework to be done before bed. My newest solution to the dance-day rush is 15-Minute Chicken Carbonara from Tyson® Meal Kits.  Sponsored post written by me on behalf of […]

10 Tips For Traveling With A Preschooler + Disney Vacation Sweepstakes

Vacations are one of the best ways to make lasting family memories. But sometimes getting to the vacation with small children can be downright painful. Whether you fly or drive, it is important to plan ahead in order to be ready for… well, anything. These are my top tips for traveling with a preschooler.  10 […]

10+ Reasons To Ready, Snack, Go! ~ Giveaway

My kids don’t eat a lot of sandwiches because their lunch of choice is a meat and cheese roll up. I am not sure why they are anti bread (unless it is a dinner roll), but that’s what they like. Because turkey/cheese and ham/cheese rollups are a staple in our house I was intrigued when I learned […]

Cheddar Bacon Pull Apart Bread

I have fallen in love with my bundt pan, and that’s saying a lot for someone who has never made a bundt cake. I have discovered that you can make much more than cake in a bundt pan. My latest venture in baking in my bundt pan — a Cheddar Bacon Pull Apart Bread. Sponsored post […]

Celebrate Graduates With A Shutterfly Graduation Annoucement + Giveaway

The end of the school year is an important rite of passage for students of all ages, but for graduating seniors it is a monumental occasion. One that should be celebrated and reflected upon. This year I will wish two special young ladies a happy graduation as they move onto the next chapter in their […]