Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky Welcome to Monday Morning Link Up! This is a great way to spread the word about your giveaways and find a few to enter as well! The rules are simple: 1) Giveaways must be family friendly 2) Check out a few giveaways for yourself! (there is no obligation to enter any) … [Read more...]

Nutri Ninja Auto-IQ Pro Compact System | #GIVEAWAY | ends 9/18

Sample received. All opinions are my own. One of my biggest hurdles on my current weight loss / healthy lifestyle journey is eating enough protein, fruits and vegetables. If I were to eat the amount that I should, I wouldn't have enough room left in my belly for all of the rest of the calories I should be eating as well. So... the fruit and vegetable department always fell short and my protein shakes were always grainy. That is until I found … [Read more...]

Back to School | High Sierra Backpacks | #GIVEAWAY | ends 9/10

Sample received. All opinions are my own. Its that time of year again, Back to School, which means our hunt for the perfect backpack ensues! This year I decided to set out and find a backpack that would last not only the school year, but a few school years.  I came across the High Sierra website and they had so many options. Much to my surprise, I found a backpack for myself too! My daughter chose the High Sierra Loop Backpack. It has the … [Read more...]

The Wild Life In Theaters Sept 9 | $25 Visa #GIVEAWAY | ends 9/5

This post brought to you by Lionsgate. All opinions are my own. THE WILD LIFE Lionsgate In Theaters September 9 From the over-exuberant parrot Mak to the snack-obsessed tapir Rosie, from the persnickety echidna Epi to the acrobatic pangolin Pango, from the ditzy goat Scrubby to the commonsensical kingfisher Kiki and the always-cool chameleon Carmello, things are larger-than-life on a tropical isle that is pure wild animal paradise.  Then … [Read more...]

How I Lost 100 Pounds | FOOD part 1

How I Lost 100 Pounds | FOOD part 1 I am a goal oriented girl ... I find it motivating to have something that I am ultimately working towards. But I have also found that huge goals that take a long time to reach tend to frustrate me. That frustration eventually leads to me giving up. That's why on this journey I started creating "mini goals" that were obtainable within a few months. When I reach them they make me feel more successful and they … [Read more...]

Build-A-Bear Horses and Hearts Riding Collection

Samples received. All opinions are my own. Build-A-Bear Workshop is a world of endless imagination for kids, being able to customize everything from how stuffed you want your friend, added noise buttons to the endless option of clothing and outfits. Each friend is unique and made with your child's individuality in mind. A new Horses & Hearts Riding Club Collection has be released at the Build-A-Bear workshop. I was sent the Palomino … [Read more...]

The Wild Life Movie Trailer

THE WILD LIFE Lionsgate In Theaters September 9 From the over-exuberant parrot Mak to the snack-obsessed tapir Rosie, from the persnickety echidna Epi to the acrobatic pangolin Pango, from the ditzy goat Scrubby to the commonsensical kingfisher Kiki and the always-cool chameleon Carmello, things are larger-than-life on a tropical isle that is pure wild animal paradise.  Then Robinson Crusoe, a marooned human, arrives in the midst of a … [Read more...]

Help Fight Childhood Cancer on National Lemonade Day Saturday August 20

Help Fight Childhood Cancer on National Lemonade Day This post brought to you by Red Robin. All opinions are my own. Have you heard of Freckled Lemonade? No? What is it? Freckled Lemonade is a refreshing blend of sweet strawberries and tangy Minute Maid® Lemonade. The signature beverage with bottomless refills has been a Red Robin guest favorite for more than 20 years and is available in restaurants nationwide. Why do I … [Read more...]

Don’t Pack the Kids: Sanity-Preserving Moving House Tips for Busy Moms

Don't Pack the Kids: Sanity-Preserving Moving House Tips for Busy Moms If you're raising children and taking care of a family, you're a master of multitasking and stress management. Moving house when you have young children to care for, however, is a test that breaks the best of them. The challenge in moving with children is about more than just finding a way to keep everyone well-fed and happy while work gets done. It's also about keeping … [Read more...]

Should You Ever Leave Your Kids Alone At Home?

Should You Ever Leave Your Kids Alone At Home? Wondering whether or not you can safely leave your kids alone at home is not a philosophical question, but a practical one. Sometimes, you may not be able to arrange childcare or a childcare arrangement falls through at the last minute. This may happen at the worst of times—when you have to go to work and it’s a snow day from school or when you have to leave the house to take care of an … [Read more...]