The Barbie Dream House Is A Dream Come True

When I was asked to review a few Barbie items I said sure. My daughters are always game for checking out hot new toys. I figured they would send a couple of dolls, and my girls would be thrilled. Imagine my surprised when a Barbie Dream House, four Barbie Fashionista Dolls, a Barbie Rainbow Hair […]

PERK Fresh Link Gives You Freshness Anywhere ~ Giveaway

This post brought to you by PERK. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Suburban Mom. No one likes the smell of car funk. No one. So over the past few months I have shown you how to discreetly rid your car of funky smells with PERK Vent Wraps and PERK Visor […]

A Power-Packed Breakfast With Chobani Kids Greek Yogurt

This post brought to you by Chobani. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Suburban Mom. Thanks to my husband, my youngest loves Greek yogurt. Loves it. And it is all because her daddy eats Greek yogurt and a banana for breakfast everyday. From the time she could eat yogurt he has shared […]

Sprout Baby And Toddler Foods For Big Kids

In an ideal world, my kids would eat fruits and veggies at every meal. In fact, they would choose fruits and veggies for every snack. The whole family would eat the correct MyPlate portions all day long. In a perfect world… But while I do my best, I live in the real world. The go-go-go world where kids want […]

Sprout Organic Baby And Toddler Food

Before I became pregnant with my oldest, I had never eaten an organic food. Well, maybe once or twice by chance, but it certainly wasn’t something I sought out. I never looked at ingredients, and I never thought about how something was made. If it tasted good, I ate it. Then I got pregnant, and […]

Netgear Arlo Wireless Home Security Cameras From Best Buy

My household is very high-tech with wireless everything and a lot of home automation. I love that we live in a smart house, and I love that our house just got smarter! Thanks to a partnership with Best Buy, my family has new Netgear Arlo wireless home security cameras and no more WiFi dead zones thanks […]

5 Things Parents Need To Know About Playmation

In August I got a first look at Playmation, and as soon as I saw it in action I knew my girls would be totally into it. So I was excited to receive an advance copy to review with my family. Playmation is unlike anything you have seen before, and it is so much fun! […]

Spend More Time Playing In The Water, Less Time Cleaning It

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of the HTH® Brand. I received promotional items and HTH® products and/or compensation in exchange for my participation. The opinions and text are mine. Now that both of my girls swim like fish, we have spent a lot of time in the pool this summer splashing, […]

Cool Kids Off With An Easy And Wholesome Frozen Treat

When it is hot, hot, hot outside my kids crave something to cool them down. (Doesn’t everyone?) One of my favorite go-to snacks on a hot day is a frozen Yoplait Go-Gurt. They are easy to keep on hand, my kids love them and I feel good about handing them all of the goodness of yogurt in […]

SayAhh! Sore Throat Home Exam Aid

“Mom, my throat is dry and scratchy.” Sigh. That’s how it starts in our house, with a quiet whisper of a “dry” throat. That’s my clue that a cold is about to make its way through the family. But the question is, will it be a small cold or something bigger? I am never sure. Thanks to […]

Back To School Fashion And Gymboree Let’s Color Together ~ $75 Giveaway

As the summer winds down the excitement grows, it’s back-to-school time! And that means back to school shopping for crayons, pencils, back-to-school clothes and the most important outfit of all the first-day-of-school outfit. It’s kind of a big deal around here, and my daughters love hunting for all of their supplies and clothes for the […]

PERK Vent Wrap – So Discreet You Won’t Know It Is ~ Giveaway

This post brought to you by PERK. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Suburban Mom. Pop quiz: Which would you rather your car smell like? A gym, leftovers or a tropical paradise? I am not even going to pause for an answer, I can read your mind. Tropical paradise it is, […]

Organizing My Makeup Drawer: Clean First For The Best Finish

I am slowly but surely working my way through the house trying to set things straight and get organized. I’ll be the first to admit that I am not the best organizer, but I am trying — and succeeding bit by bit. This week’s project was my makeup drawer. Let’s take a look at the […]

Save On Clean Dishes With An Offer From Finish® And Jet Dry®

I have a confession to make. I can’t stand emptying the dishwasher. When my husband goes out of town, we use the clean dishes out of the dishwasher and let the dirties pile up in the sink until it is overflowing. My poor husband is left to empty the dishwasher 9 times out of 10. (In […]

10 Practical Baby Shower Gifts

Do not get me wrong, I adore all of those sweet baby gifts like baby clothes, blankets, decorations, baby shoes, etc. But as a mom of two I also very much appreciate practical gifts. With the first baby I was clueless as to what I needed, so practical gifts from experienced moms were a lifesaver. […]