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Back to School Lunch Ideas

This post is brought to you by Foodie.com and eMeals. Contains affiliate links that help fund this site. All opinions are my own. Can you believe it’s already time to send the kids back to school? They go back so early in the South. I’m already thinking about all the lunches I’ll need to pack […]

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Fruit.0 Organic Fruit Pouches Review

Fruit.0 sent me a few of their pouches to test out because we love discovering new organic food brands. They come in two flavor pouches; Blueberry, Banana and Blackberry and Mango, Pear, Pineapple. The girls love eating them as a healthy snack. Between breakfast and lunch I will only let them eat fruit as a snack, so […]

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Unforgettable Movie Night with Kids – Golden Oreo Popcorn

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® Pop Secret and Fox Entertainment, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia  #PopForRio2 http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Spending quality time takes more then sitting and watching a movie. It’s about the lead up and the excitement. It’s about selecting your favorite popcorn […]

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Fun Food Savers – Food Huggers

Food Huggers sent me the following set to review, all opinions are 100% my own.  We eat a lot of fruit and vegetables in our house or at least try to. But we generally only eat a little bit of one at a time. My husband likes tomatoes on his sandwiches, I like avocados on […]

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We Threw a Best Summer Ever Party

This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. A few weeks ago I hosted […]

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Ever Had A Brinner Party?

This post is brought you by Eggland’s Best. All thoughts are 100% my own.   You know those nights that you just don’t know what to cook and  you are sick of the same old things that you make? I get that about once a month and that’s when I decide to make Breakfast for […]

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Customized Men’s Shirts from Original Stitch

There is something about a man in well tailored clothing. So incredibly handsome. My husband recently started ‘dressing for the job’ because as they say, “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence in society.” (Mark Twain) He’s been working on his new big boy wardrobe for a little while now. So when […]

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Suffering From Allergy Face

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of ZYRTEC®. This past year I’ve noticed that I’ve been suffering far worse from my allergies in previous years. I used to get the occasional pollen induced sneeze attack but dust and pet dander are starting to bother me more. When makes for an unpleasant ALLERGY […]

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A Refreshing Summer Break

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Motts for Tots via Burst Media. The opinions and text are all mine. Summer in the South consists of a few things, heat, humidity and bugs. Sometimes one can be worse than the other. We spend a lot of time either inside or playing […]

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Keep Cool and Brew Over Ice – Raspberry Iced Tea

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. It’s the first day of Summer and that means it’s time to break out the iced tea, BBQ and hang out by the water! I’ve never owned a Keurig before so I was so excited when the Keurig Walmart team sent me the […]

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OneBar, Lots of Fruit

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of OneBar. I’m the Queen of Bars. Not the kind of bars that you go and get hammered in but the kind you eat. When it comes to snacking in my house, we have an entire shelf in our pantry dedicated to the bars we […]

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My New Outdoor Oasis

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Pier 1 Imports. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and to thank me for participating. This past weekend I had friends and family come over to celebrate and welcome Summer with a Summer Soiree. It was also a chance […]

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Goofing Around in the Sun

I participated in an Influencer Program on behalf of Mom Central for Dove. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. We had a fantastic Summer Soiree this past weekend! We broke out the baby pools and the sprinklers to play in the water. I […]

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Reaching #Smilestones

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Orajel Kids. Growing teeth can be tough and painful, but it’s so rewarding when those first couple of teeth pop out. Thats when you can start getting pictures of that sweet toothy grin. When our amber teething necklace wasn’t working enough for the pain we […]

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New Kids Show – Tumble Leaf from Amazon Studios

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Amazon Studios. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and promotional item to thank me for participating. I’m a big fan of shows produced by online markets. Since I cut cable, I’ve discover how great the programming is online. I […]

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Brushing Little Teeth

This post was sponsored by Aquafresh through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated by POPSUGAR to write a post about Aquafresh, all opinions are my own. When your kids are little it can be hard to get them to brush their teeth properly. I know my little one is very independent, so when […]

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#SummerBerries Twitter Party June 5 at 4pm

Date: June 5, 2014 Time: 4 pm EST Host: Meghan Cooper @JaMonkey & Produce for Kids @ProduceForKids Hash tag: #SummerBerries Sponsor: Naturipe @Naturipe Tweetvite: http://bit.ly/1jtcB9u Prizes: Grocery store gift cards and fun prizes from Naturipe! Come join me to talk about Summer and all the great berries we get to eat during summer. We’ll share recipe […]

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Date Night Italiano Style

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Breyers Gelato Indulgences for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. We don't get a lot of date nights around our house. We are always busy or out and about for the day. So we like to sneak in a date night at home every […]

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Greek Salad Dressing Recipe

This post brought to you by Pompeian. All opinions are 100% mine. I love salads. Big beautiful ones with lots of color and flavor. It’s a meal in a bowl. This month is National Vinegar and National Salad month! So I wanted to make one of my favorite salads to enjoy from scratch, even the […]

Summer Grilling Brings People Together

Summer Grilling Brings People Together

This post is brought to you on behalf of Dixie® Consumer Products. It’s time to break out the propane and fire up the grill. Test out new outdoor grilling recipes each day of the week. Even try a dessert on the grill. We’ve already kicked off summer with some fun family cookouts.  There is something about outdoor grilling […]

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Blog Forward Update

This is a letter to myself for the Blog Forward challenge from Zone Perfect. Although they have sent me product, all views are my own. As always.  The Blog Forward challenge is a way to make smart resolutions and then stick with them. Lots of bloggers are taking this challenge along with me to keep […]

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Time For Sleeveless Shirts

I participated in an Influencer Program on behalf of Mom Central for Dove. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. Aside from the random cold snaps that keep hitting the south, we’ve broken out the tank tops and swim suits. Last week we went to […]

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Enjoying Lunch with an Ocean View

This post is brought to you on behalf of Dixie® Consumer Products. The school year is coming to an end and our summer planning is in full swing. Picnics at the park, dipping our toes in the sand and just being together as a family. We kicked off our shoes a little early this month when […]

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The Best and Easiest Meatball Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Barilla®. It makes me feel good that the little things I do, like simply buying pasta sauce for my family can help other families in need. I mentioned Barilla®’s partnership with Feeding America, but now they are offering a great program where Barilla® will […]

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Support Heart of Haiti this Mothers Day

I am a member of the Everywhere Society and Everywhere has provided me with product from the Macy’s Heart of Haiti collection as compensation for this post about OFEDA. However, all thoughts and opinions expressed herein are my own. I’ve been a big fan of the Heart of Haiti program that Macy’s supports for a […]

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Tools to Keep your Kids Happy on Long Road Trips

This is a sponsored post Family road trips can be a great way to get out and see the sights of any destination and can be both learning and bonding experiences. Yet they can also quickly deteriorate into hours of backseat bickering and whining if you’re not careful. It’s not easy for little ones to […]

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May Flowers Cash Giveaway

Along with my Mother’s Day Giveaway I thought I’d get you one step closer to that Dream Mother’s Day. Here is a cash giveaway that you should totally spend on yourself! Welcome to the $500 May Flowers Cash Giveaway! We have joined forces with an amazing group of bloggers to bring you this great giveaway. […]

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Calming Myself and My Skin

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Aveeno. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.  The tagline of my site is Making Sense of Chaos, something that explains my life pretty frequently. Especially lately! I didn’t realize how much life was […]

Mothers Day Giveaway

Mothers Day Giveaway

In honor of all the Mother’s that visit my blog and love visiting, I wanted to share the love and do a giveaway for some products I know Mom’s would love! No baby gear or something to help with being a Mom but true products just for Mom. I’m also going to be gone most […]

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Sending Love to the Worlds Hardest Worker

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cardstore. Surely by now you’ve seen this amazing job interview video. Where a handful of people applied for the toughest job in the world as a Director of Operations at Rethom, Inc. The ad had a few requirements such as, standing all the time, […]

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