New Glasses And Meaningful Moments At Pearle Vision

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pearle Vision. All opinions are 100% mine. My kids are always up for an adventure, even when said adventure is Mom announcing on a Saturday morning that we are off to get Mom and Dad’s eyes checked. It might not sound exciting to you, […]

Getting Ready For Baby With Green Works

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Green Works. All opinions are 100% mine. In the days and weeks before baby’s arrival, we have had a lot of cleaning to do. A lot of cleaning. The few baby items we kept since our last was a baby were covered in five […]

5 Must Haves To Battle Cold And Flu Season

Don’t get caught off guard when sickness strikes your house, be prepared now so that when someone wakes up and says, “Mommy, I don’t feel well,” you are ready to battle cold and flu season. Whether you have a cold versus flu, being sick is no fun. Stock up on these 5 must haves so you […]

Be Ready For Any Beauty Mishap With A Beauty To-Go Bag ~ Giveaway

Ever run out of the house and realize you forgot to put on deodorant? Or go to fix your hair and your hair tie breaks? That’s why every girl needs a beauty to-go bag ready and waiting with supplies to get her through a mini beauty crisis. Read on to see what’s in my beauty to go […]

2016 Holiday Barbie Review

When I was a girl, my favorite Barbies were my Peaches ‘N Cream Barbie and my 1989 Holiday Barbie. They were beautiful in their stunning gowns, and they were my pride and joy. But while I played with my Peaches ‘N Cream Barbie regularly, my 1989 Holiday Barbie held a special place of honor – sealed in her box on the shelf. To this day my husband teases me about my Barbie who remained in the box, but I loved her just so and each year I looked forward to bringing her out and placing her on the shelf with my other Christmas decorations.

5 Ways To Get Kids To Snack Better

Meals are hard, it seems like snacks should be easy, but they aren’t. With so many choices, snacks can be just as overwhelming as meals. Plus so many snacks lack the wholesome ingredients that I want my kids to eat. It may be “just a snack,” but I want it to benefit their bodies too. But there are some easy things you can do to help kids snack better.

ZonePerfect Bars: My Go-To Pregnancy Snack

I admit, I am one of those people who forgets to eat lunch — often. I just get so wrapped up in what I am doing, I don’t think about it. Mornings are my work time, and suddenly it’s time to pick up my daughter from school. Then from the moment I pick her up, it’s go, go, go — the afternoon has begun. And at some point, I realize I am hungry. Not just hungry but REALY hungry. And now that I am pregnant, oh boy am I hungry and lightheaded.

Tom’s Of Maine: Made To Matter Collection At Target

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tom’s of Maine . All opinions are 100% mine. My journey to using natural products started like most parents, when I got pregnant with my first child. All of the sudden the ingredients and chemicals (or lack there of) mattered to me — a […]

Create A Light Show With Philips Hue Halloween

This post about Philips Hue Halloween is sponsored, but all of my excitement about how cool it turned out is my own. Get ready to take your Halloween decorations to the next level with programmable lights from Philips Hue.  My family is no stranger to Philips Hue products. My husband, the techy, fell in love […]

Connect Faster With The Linksys WRT3200ACM Wi-Fi Router

This Linksys WRT3200ACM Wi-Fi Router review is sponsored by Best Buy. As a blogger who works from home, great Wi-Fi connection is key to my daily success. I’m fortunate to have my personal 24/7 tech support / on-call husband to help make sure everything is working as it should, but the downside to of a techy husband […]

Bridget Jones’s Baby Review

This is a sponsored Bridget Jones’s Baby Review, however, all laughter was completely my own. Ladies, we’ve waited 12 years for the next installment in Bridget Jones’s diary, and it was well worth the wait! Bridget Jones’s Baby comes out in theaters this weekend (September 16), and it is filled with cringe-worthy moments that simultaneously make you […]

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 […]

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.

Wellie Wishers New American Girl Dolls Review

American Girl recently launched a brand-new line of dolls, the Wellie Wishers and my American Girl-loving daughters were thrilled to receive a couple of dolls and books to review.  American Girl Wellie Wishers There are five Wellie Wishers dolls from American Girl, and each is completely adorable. Named for the colorful wellies the girls wear, these friends spend […]

On The Go With Caribou Iced Coffee

When the heat index reaches triple digits, the best way to enjoy a cup of coffee is ice cold. A refreshing way to start the day or a cool break mid-day, iced coffee is the way to go. Because one doesn’t always have the time (or the patience) to brew and cool an iced coffee […]