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The Apple of My Eye, or at Least My Belly

This post is curated by Foodie.com. Besides my obsession with pumpkin, fall is the time that Apples are ripe and seeing as I grew up in the Apple Capitol, I tend to love a wide variety of apples and anything made with apples. Here are a few of the recipes that I am dying to […]

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Handy Tools to Get to #KnowYourBeef

I participated in a campaign with Beef and The Motherhood to share this great info with you. All opinions are my own.  We eat a lot of beef in our home. Steak is a favorite across my whole family. So I was excited to work with Beef to get to #KnowYourBeef a little more because I didn’t […]

DIY Bath Crayons

DIY Bath Crayons – inspired by Creative Galaxy

We love having Amazon Prime because we get to watch their great Amazon Prime Instant Video original series. They have a new kids show out called Creative Galaxy and It’s a make-along, create-along, interactive art adventure series for preschoolers. But my big kid loves it too! Like one of our favorite episodes about making bath crayons. […]

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Easy Toddler Lunches with Applegate Half Time #LunchingAwesome

This post was created in partnership with Stonyfield. All opinions are my own. Sometime the morning escapes me. I don’t realize it until my little one tells me that she’s hungry and look at the clock to see that it’s 1pm already. So we have been getting these awesome Applegate Halftime lunch boxes because they […]

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Day of the Dead – Book of Life La Muerte Make-up Tutorial

This post brought to you by Tulip® Body Art® and Blueprint Social.  I’ve been looking forward the Day of the Dead since August. Seriously, months. I knew I wanted to focus on it and visit the celebration that they have at the Atlanta History Center that they put on each year. Then I saw that The […]

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Shopping Has Gone Social with #AmazonWishlist

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. #AmazonWishList #AmazonHasIt #CollectiveBias   The current generation of college students and teens are tech savvy. They probably spend 80% of their time on technology and the other portion of that sleeping. […]

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The Almondmilk Switcheroo

This conversation is sponsored by Silk. The opinions and text are all mine. My family (with the exception of myself) is obsessed with milk. We had a rule in our house that if someone goes to a store that sells milk they have to bring some home. That’s how fast they go through it. They […]

DIY LEGO Bracelet

DIY LEGO Bracelets

Since playing with LEGO‘s with my daughter, we’ve become a little LEGO obsessed lately. But that’s a good thing to geek out on. We took our love one step further when my daughter decided that she wanted a LEGO themed birthday party. Then it hit me, we needed LEGO jewelry to give out as gifts […]

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Blog Forward Recharge

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.  Boy this year went by fast, it’s hard to believe that Fall is now here! But it’s time to look back at my Blog Forward goals that I made […]

5 Awesome Stay at Home Date Night Ideas

5 Awesome Stay at Home Date Night Ideas

This post brought to you by Breyers Gelato Indulgences . All opinions are 100% mine. Date night gets harder when you become a parent so it’s a good idea to come up with fun date nights that you can have at home after your kids are in bed or maybe they stayed the night at […]

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Share Your #BeautyIs Selfie

I participate in this campaign from Global Influence and Dove. All opinions are my own. I’ve always been a believer in natural beauty. I think we are all beautiful and don’t need pounds of makeup or Photoshop to make us look like someone we aren’t. I generally only get dolled up maybe once a month […]

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Macy’s Fall Fashion Trends

This post was sponsored by She Speaks and Macy’s  This past week I had the pleasure of attending a Macy’s in store fashion show in Atlanta. I’ve never been to a fashion show so this was a new experience for me. But I was thrilled to find out that the first plus sized model would […]

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Getting Girls Interested in Engineering with GlodieBlox

I participated in a campaign with The Motherhood and GoldieBlox. All opinions are 100% my own. Raising Girls in our society is becoming a challenge. Flat out, we’re dumbing down our girls. Harsh but true. The pink aisle is all dolls and princess dress up. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying those things are […]

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Send Me Gluten Free Monthly Box Review

There is a new monthly box out! It’s called Send Me Gluten Free and it’s for anyone living a gluten free lifestyle or suffers from Celiac disease. Send Me Gluten Free sent me their box to review and show you guys.  I’m going to show you everything that came inside.  As you can see the […]

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My Chaotic Routine

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. I already miss sleeping in past […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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