Protein-Packed Mac And Cheese

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Friendship Dairies    for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Everyone has a signature dish, and for my friend Megan I like to think it is her Protein-Packed Mac and Cheese. (She also has an awesome cheese spread, but that’s another story.) The secret ingredient […]

Easy Pesto Caprese Pasta Salad Recipe

One of my family’s favorite flavors is pesto, so when I was asked to create two pesto dishes sponsored by Barilla it was easy to come up with recipes my family loves: Pesto Caprese Pasta Salad and Pesto Parmesan Baked Tomatoes. Yum!  At 18 weeks pregnant, I am all about easy recipes. Oh, who am I […]

Back To School Printable Teacher Gift Tag

My little officially started VPK today (voluntary pre-Kindergarten). It’s her last year before Kindergarten. Where does the time go?! For her first day, she presented her teachers with a simple gift tied up with a cute printable teacher gift tag.  I found my apple notepads came from a local store (on clearance!) but these Post-It Apple […]

Meet American® Girl Melody Ellison™

American Girl is about more than just beautiful dolls that have all the best accessories. American Girl creates in-depth characters that provide a fun way for girls to learn about American history. Each of the BeForever™ American Girl characters are from a different time, and their stories reflect the trials and triumphs of that generation. The newest character, Melody Ellison, continues the […]

CVS Pharmacy Now In Target

I love one-stop shopping. So imagine my excitement when CVS pharmacy appeared in Target. The new combination puts my favorite pharmacy and my favorite store all in one, it’s perfect! Now I can pick up prescriptions during one of my weekly (or more) trips to Target and I get to keep all of my CVS benefits — including earning ExtraCare Bucks.

Disney On Ice Presents Follow Your Heart Coming To Orlando ~ Coupon Code + Giveaway

My kids spotted the billboard months ago on the side of the Arena, and now it is almost here. Disney On Ice Presents Follow Your Heart is coming to Orlando September 2 – 4, 2016. Read on for a coupon code and ticket giveaway. This post is sponsored by Feld Entertainment.  My family adores Disney On […]

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Recipe

This chocolate chip banana bread recipe is sponsored by Simply Orange Low Acid.  Do not, I repeat, do not ever throw away a “too-ripe banana.” Don’t do it. Let it get really, really ripe. The blacker, the better! Peel off the skin, put it in a plastic baggie and throw it in the freezer. Because one […]

5 Back To School Fashion Tips

It’s that time of year when parents take a look at their kids closet and realize, “My child grew 2 inches since they wore these clothes. Nothing fits!” That’s right, it’s time to go back to school clothing shopping. And if your child is anything like mine, they have some pretty distinct opinions of what they will and will not wear.

The BELONG Tour Is Coming This Fall ~ Coupon Code

This post is sponsored by Belong Tour.  At the end of the day, I think we all have a universal need to feel as though we belong. Whether it is to a family or a group a friends — we all need our place in this world where “Everybody knows your name, and they are […]

Back To School Printable Lunch Box Jokes

These printable lunch box jokes are sponsored by Save-A-Lot. It’s time once again to return to the lunch box packing routine. In my house the routine starts with the weekly question, “What do you want in your lunch this week?” In order to meal plan for the week. This week’s request is for a peanut […]

Should I Take My Kids To See Pete’s Dragon Mom Review

Disney’s Pete’s Dragon is a remake of Disney’s classic Pete’s Dragon (1977) with a whole new story about Pete and his dragon Elliot. My daughters and I (ages 8 and nearly 5) had the fun opportunity to screen Pete’s Dragon under the stars at Fort Wilderness Lodge. (Seriously, how cool?!) To make the evening even more special, we met […]

Free Printable Cursive Worksheets + Writing Prompts

These printable cursive worksheets are sponsored by Bic Fight For Your Write. My daughter enters 3rd grade this year, and more than anything she is most excited to learn how to “write fancy” AKA write in cursive. This is the year, and she can’t wait. She is so excited, I decided to give her a little […]

Ease Surgery Fears With A Pre-Op Tour At Florida Hospital For Children

Planning for surgery is scary at any age, but especially when you are a child who doesn’t understand what is happening or what to expect. Fear of the unknown compounds the anxiety. But for parents of children who are planning surgery at Florida Hospital for Children, you can help ease your child’s fears with a pre-op tour […]

DIY Kids Desk Accessories

These DIY Kids Desk Accessories are sponsored by Waverly Inspirations. I love everything about back to school; the excitement, the new opportunities and most especially the new supplies. Seriously, I get giddy over new notepads and pens. This year I took my excitement to the next level by making all new desk accessories for my […]

A New Color And A New Look – Big Girl Room Reveal

A big thanks to Valspar Paint for sponsoring this post. I love the color Sissy picked for her room. What a difference color makes. Although we still haven’t hung anything on her walls, things are coming together well. And the best part is, she is so happy! What more could a mom want? I was worried […]