Comfort Inn At The Zoo | Omaha Nebraska

Comfort Inn

Comfort Inn At The Zoo | Omaha Nebraska The kids were bored, I had cabin fever and big sister was just craving a road trip. That's when we decided that sometimes a quick little weekend vacation is in order. I took the littles and big sister on a quick weekend vacation to Omaha, Nebraska to visit the zoo and just "be away" for a while. We checked accommodations nearby and found Comfort Inn At the Zoo in Omaha. It was literally just a few … [Read more...]

Joovy Room Playard


Joovy Room Playard I was sent a Joovy Room Playard to try out with my youngest son. We were looking for a multi-functional item that didn't have an overly large footprint to help make my everyday life just a little easier. Pulling the Joovy Room Playard out of the box, the first thing that I noticed was it has weight to it. Weighing in at 34 pounds, it is a substantially well made yard. Even though it's a bit heavy, it's not a problem to … [Read more...]

Kohl’s Halloween Essentials


Kohl's Halloween Essentials It's no secret that I am an avid Kohl's shopper.  If I have a few minutes to spend by myself shopping, that is probably where you will find me. That is why I was so excited when I received a surprise box of Halloween essentials from Kohl's to share with you! I have scaled back over the years on our Halloween decorations, but this pillow is just the right subtle touch for our living room. The kids love to lay … [Read more...]

Robeez Soft Sole Shoes for Baby | GIVEAWAY | ends 11/7


 Robeez Soft Sole Shoes for Baby Sample received. All opinions are my own. Robeez baby shoes are celebrating 20 years of making fantastic baby shoes that parents love. My baby is 14 months and has just started walking. Robeez sent us a wonderful package of their amazing leather baby Soft Sole shoes and Mini Shoez for him to try out. Our babies little feet grow so fast and hard sole shoes can restrict their feet from growing and developing … [Read more...]

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) $100 Amazon Giveaway | ends 10/21 Share Your Fall Family Selfies | $175 Walmart Giveaway | ends 10/21 Do You Suffer From … [Read more...]

It’s ROCKTOBER | Popstar Themed Costume #GIVEAWAY | ends 10/25


  This is a quick turn around SUPER EASY giveaway.... TO ENTER: Tell me which of the Beatrix Girls  your little girl would love to be in the comments section of the blog below. This giveaway ends at 11:59pm CST on October 25, 2014. … [Read more...]

Netflix Titles to Celebrate Mini Milestones

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This post brought to you by Netflix. All opinions are my own. As we get older, milestones are few and far between. Landing your dream job, getting married, having a baby. But kids, on the other hand, have a lot worth celebrating. From bringing home your first pet to going to your first high school dance, frame-worthy moments go far beyond the baby book. In recognition of "mini milestones," we've compiled a list of movies and TV episodes that … [Read more...]

15 Paleo Apple Recipes for Fall

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15 Paleo Apple Recipes for Fall This post brought to you by Foodie. All opinions are my own. Fall is one of my favorite seasons. Oh, no... not for the weather, although I do enjoy the changing of the leaves and the brisk air. It's the food that comes into season during fall that is the best! Check out Fall Apple Recipes PALEO style by Heather Smith at   I've done a little digging and I found 15 mouthwatering apple … [Read more...]

Apple Shaped Rice Krispie Treats


Apple Shaped Rice Krispie Treats Fall is in full force and that means apple season. Whether you are homeschooling and are looking to expand your curriculum a bit or just want to create a playful treat, these apple shaped rice krispie treats are a winner. My kids really enjoy these occasional surprises like this as marshmallows, candy and fruit roll ups are not usually on the menu. (Yield about 18) INGREDIENTS 6 cup Rice Krispies … [Read more...]

Project Sunlight is Turning the Table on Child Hunger | #ShareAMeal

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Project Sunlight is Turning the Table on Child Hunger Promotional item received. All opinions are my own. Child hunger, often perceived to be a world-away issue, is now an all too common reality facing millions of America’s most vulnerable. As incredible as it seems for many living in the land of plenty, an estimated 16 million children under 18 years old live in “food insecure” households which means they don’t know where – or when – their … [Read more...]