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Healthy After School Snack Options from NatureBox

It’s the first question after they come through the door or wake up from nap time. Can I have a snack?  I’ve been a subscriber of NatureBox in the past. I’ve reviewed the box before a couple years ago, but a lot has changed since I first became a subscriber. For one thing, it’s no […]

Moxie Jean Outfit

Designer Kids Consignment with Moxie Jean

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Moxie Jean. The opinions and text are all mine. I’m not much for fashion. I can’t dress myself without hitting Pinterest and seeing what other people have matched. The same can be said for my kids clothing. Plus, I hate paying full price for […]

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Healthy Habits Booklets from the Girl Scouts and Together Counts

I’m participating in a campaign with mom it Forward on behalf of the Girl Scouts and Together Counts, all opinions are my own. I’d like to think that my daughter lives a healthy lifestyle but to be honest it’s because I’m there to make sure she makes the right choices. There have been times when […]

Sriracha Lemongrass Chicken

Spicy Sriracha Lemongrass Chicken Recipe

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Texas Pete for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My families love for spicy food runs deep, in all ethnic foods. After we tried some delicious Vietnamese food at a Food Truck festival we fell in love with lemongrass and the flavor is gives. So […]

Awesome Kids Lunches - Rock The Lunch

Everything You Need to Make Awesome Kids Lunches

This post was created in partnership with Stonyfield. All opinions are my own. It’s time to rock your kids lunchbox! Building it with the best in organic and healthy options. Here are some of our favorites along with all the essentials we use for great eco-friendly and reusable options.  One of my daughters favorite lunches […]

5 Tips for Staying Healthy and Active with a Busy Schedule

5 Tips for Staying Healthy and Active with a Busy Schedule

This conversation is sponsored by Horizon Organic. The opinions and text are all mine. Sometimes I cringe when I look at the calendar. The thought of trying to be healthy and active when your schedule is utter chaos seems like a joke. It’s not just my schedule that is crazy but everyone in the family. […]

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Awesome Cards for Kids

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #CollectiveBias I don’t know about you, but my daughter loves getting things in the mail. So occasionally I’ll send a card to her out of the […]

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Lots of Summer Fun

Hasbro sent us some awesome summer toys to play with, all opinions and views are my own. Summer is officially over in terms of school summer break, but we had a blast this summer. I think that’s what made it fly by so fast. We had lots of fun adventures but when we were hanging […]

Back to School Essentials

Back to School Essentials and Tips

This post is brought you by Angel Soft. All opinions are my own. We’ve survived the first week back to school! I hate that summer was so short though. We’ve packed up our essentials for the school year. Of course first graders don’t really need much. I keep it simple so that it doesn’t weight […]

Creativity Station - Art, Homework and LEGO Table

Creativity Station – Art, Homework and LEGO Table

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Sauder. The opinions and text are all mine. My kids are a creative bunch but we’ve never had a good place for them to create their masterpieces. Whether it’s doing homework or painting a picture or building a LEGO juice bar, having the perfect […]

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Simple Service Projects – Book Drive

I participate in this program on behalf of Champions for Kids and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own.  If there is one thing that every child needs growing up it’s a book. A child’s love of reading can open the doors to many amazing things. So I participated in a Champions for Kids SIMPLE […]


Izon View Camera Review

I received the Izon View camera to review, all opinions are 100% my own.  The same week my Izon View camera arrived my regular baby monitor broke and kicked the bucket. It’s also the same time that we took down one side of the crib to turn it into a toddler bed. It’s that moment […]

Outdoor Playtime

Outdoor Sports and Playtime

This post is brought to you on behalf of Dixie® Consumer Products. These girls love playing outside. I recently got them a soccer ball because they discovered how much fun it was when we played at our neighbors house. We just need to get a net now to practice for the next World Cup at our house. […]

Top 10 Back to School Kids Fashion Trends

Top 10 Back to School Kids Fashion Trends

I participated in a campaign with The Motherhood and OshKosh B’Gosh. All opinions are my own.  Back to school shopping is a fun time for me because despite the fact that I can’t dress myself nice, I love getting my kids dressed up cute with the kid trends. OshKosh shared some great tips for some […]

Tips for Protecting Against Mosquitoes

Tips for Protecting Against Mosquitoes

We have been battling the worst case of mosquitoes I’ve ever seen this year. My little one must taste really good too because we can walk from the car into the house and she gets bitten at least once. This summer all we wanted to do was play outside but when the mosquitoes get this […]


5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Being a Mom

This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation that contains affiliate links. I received one bottle of Colief Infant Drops for my own personal use. All opinions, text and experiences are my own. There are times that I look back and think to myself that despite all of the pregnancy and parenting books there are still things […]

Spicy Habanero Guacamole Recipe

Spicy Habanero Guacamole Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias I’m a sucker for spicy foods. I’ve recently upgraded from jalapeño peppers to the much hotter habanero peppers. So I wanted to try it out in my mother’s guacamole recipe to see if it gave me a nice kick in […]

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For the Love of Dog

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of K9 Advantix® II. The opinions and text are all mine. I was walking through the mall one day when I stopped in to look at the pets in the pet store. There he was, with his floppy ears and his tongue poking out of […]


New IKEA Catalog and $100 Giveaway

This post and giveaway is brought you by IKEA Every year we get so excited about the new release of the IKEA catalog because it is packed full of great new decorating and organization ideas. It sparks lots of to do and shopping lists also. I have my own IKEA shopping list and idea board […]

KidStir Monthly Cooking Box for Kids

KidStir Monthly Cooking Box for Kids

KidStir asked me to test out their super awesome monthly box service for kids with my daughter because she loves to cook. To say she was excited about her new box is an understatement. If I’m baking things in the kitchen, she is underneath me asking if she can help. Even if it means just […]

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Back to School Lunch Ideas

This post is brought to you by 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 […]


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 […]

Unforgettable Movie Night and Golden Oreo Popcorn

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 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 […]

Best Summer Ever Party

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 […]


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 […]

Original Stitch Custom Shirts

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 […]


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 […]


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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