HP Envy Touchsmart Touch Screen Laptop | Perfect For the College Gamer #AMDFX


The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free It's a crazy time in our household. I have one child graduating college and one graduating high school. At the moment, my thoughts are on the second child. He is getting ready to head off to college this fall and I have learned with my first that a decent laptop is a must. The HP Envy TouchSmart 15.6” touch … [Read more...]

Garlic Parmesan Bacon Potatoes


Garlic Parmesan Bacon Potatoes I love a good potato recipe... especially in the summer with a nice juicy steak. With grilling season firing up I thought I'd share a yummy one that makes a great side for your bbq. INGREDIENTS 3 lb Yukon Potatoes 12 oz Bacon 2 tbsp Butter 2 tbsp minced Garlic 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese 1/4 cup chopped fresh Parsley 1/4 cup sliced Green Onion Salt & Pepper to taste Slice potatoes in half … [Read more...]

OurPact Manages Your Child’s App AND Internet Useage | $100 Amazon #GIVEAWAY | ends 5/8


Parents to the current generation know all too well the draw electronics have on our children. Heck, my two are 6 & 8 and so technically savvy know their way around a device better than I do. This draw has caused many an issue in our house... I often times call them overexposed zombies. You know the type... they are the children that you only recognize the tops of their heads. Because of this draw, I have been on the hunt for a way to … [Read more...]

Guilt-Free Lunch Freedom with Mott’s® Snack & Go Applesauce Pouches!


This blog post is sponsored by Mott’s and SocialMoms. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own.  I have had a ton of mom guilt tossed on me during my 23 years of motherhood. One of the heaviest loads I've received was what I was feeding my kids. During my younger motherhood years I did my best with what our budget allowed. We lived on a lot of Mac & Cheese, Grilled Cheese and PB&J. To be honest, our family didn't eat enough … [Read more...]

Magic Chef Microwave #GIVEAWAY | ends 5/8


My son is gearing up for his big move to college this fall… which means it’s time to start collecting all of his dorm room essentials now. One of the biggest wants/needs on his list was a microwave. At his college he has to walk across campus to get to the dining hall. I am guessing that there will probably be a lot of re-heating or warming up microwave snacks in his room to avoid bitter cold conditions or rain. Hence the want/need for a good … [Read more...]

15 Tips For A Good Night Sleep

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15 Tips For A Good Night Sleep Thank you to Tylenol PM for sponsoring today's conversation. All opinions are my own. For some people, a good night's sleep is an illusive dream. Tossing and turning has become a way of life. What many don't realize is that there are several activities that can help or hinder how well a person sleeps. We've compiled a list of 15 that we hope will help kick the sleep demon in the pants and get you on the road … [Read more...]

Apex- Stop Leaks The Right Way | #GIVEAWAY | ends 5/2


Many woman find that before having children they can run up and down the stairs, do yoga, bounce on a trampoline and more with out any problem. However there a few that experience bladder leakage and it's no fun at all. Believe it or not bladder leakage is a common occurrence in approximately one third of the female population. However, just because it's common doesn't necessarily mean that it's natural occurrence. In fact bladder leakage is a … [Read more...]

Be a Hallmark Advisor and EARN Amazon Gift Codes!

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Be a Hallmark Advisor and EARN Amazon Gift Codes This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Do you see an importance in taking the time to brighten someone’s day by sharing a personal message? Hallmark, a company who truly values this relationship between friends and family, is looking for some creative Moms to learn from and to help inspire their future products. You’re invited to join an … [Read more...]

Exploring the Real Madrid

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Exploring the real Madrid    It’s often said about Spain’s capital that its residents seldom go to bed until they've “killed the night”. But if you think a preference for ludicrously late nights means you’ll get Madrid all to yourself by day, think again, as the city has mastered the art of functioning on next to no sleep. If Spain is a land of paradoxes, then Madrid is where they’re most vibrant. Whether you're traveling solo, with … [Read more...]

Pacific Play Tent One Touch Lil’ Nursery Tent | #GIVEAWAY | ends 5/4


Pacific Play Tent One Touch Lil' Nursery Tent Sample received. All opinions are my own. Summer is almost here and that means lots of sun! With my kid's complexions this means finding ways to be outside while being protected from the sun. Pacific Play Tents has some great solutions for getting outside and still staying protected through shade. I was sent their One Touch Lil' Nursery Tent to put to the test. The set up is super easy. You … [Read more...]