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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
It’s a Florida catch-22. It’s too hot to play outside in the middle of the day, but it is too buggy to play outside in the (slightly) cooler evenings. In order to enjoy more of the great outdoors this summer, we have taken steps to get rid of mosquito problem in our yard and protect […]
Dad is really just a big kid. This has never been more clear to me than as my daughters discovered the world of Star Wars. While Dad was always willing to sit and play dolls when asked, he is thrilled when he is asked to play Star Wars action figures with the girls. Imagine his excitement […]