7 Essentials When Moving Into A Dorm | $50 Bed Bath & Beyond GC #GIVEAWAY | ends 8/14 | #GetYourOwnNow


7 Essentials When Moving Into A Dorm #GetYourOwnNow Samples received. All opinions are my own. This fall I will officially have two children in college. You would think I'm an expert at this by now, but this is actually my first time sending a child off to the dorms! My son and I recently visited our local Bed, Bath & Beyond to start his back to school/dorm shopping. Thankfully Bed, Bath & Beyond was ready for us with a Student … [Read more...]

Finside Jona Jacket Review


Finside Jona Jacket Review Sample Received. All opinions are my own. There are so many clothing brands out there that I often find myself overwhelmed with shopping. Which ones are good quality and which ones are overpriced because of the name tag on them? I was introduced to a new clothing company recently and I have to say that I am very impressed. The company started in 2003 in Berlin as a children’s wear brand called Finkid. Over the … [Read more...]

Bubula Steel Diaper Pail


Bubula Steel Diaper Pail Sample Received. All opinions are my own. Having 3 kids I have tried lots of different diaper pails. From plastic to steel pails, I have found many pros and cons about all of them. I was introduced to the Bubula Stainless Steel Diaper Pail and was very open to trying out a new pail. Bubula is a stylish diaper pail that would look gorgeous in any nursery. With multiple colors to choose from there is one that will … [Read more...]

August Adventures on Netflix #StreamTeam

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August Adventures on Netflix #StreamTeam This post is part of the Netflix Stream Team program. All opinions are my own. Summer is heating up, so the kids have been looking for a little adventure here in the house. Ethan was excited when a big box of goodies arrived to help enhance his watching experience. He has been enjoying his new Dragons items and has been binge watching the new episodes on Netflix. Ethan is enjoying his #Dragons … [Read more...]

The Best Essential Oils for Travel


The Best Essential Oils for Travel When you pack your bags for your next trip, don't forget to grab a few key essential oils. There is nothing worse than not feeling your best while you are are traveling. Thankfully, there are essential oils that can help you in most situations from not being able to sleep to having an upset stomach. Here are just a few of the essential oils every traveler needs. Lavender Essential Oil One of the most … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Link Up


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) David Bromstad Art on Coffee-mate Bottles | $200 Target GC #GIVEAWAY | ends 7/31< Paper Towns Opening July 24 | $25 Visa … [Read more...]

Ciao Portable High Chair


Ciao Portable High Chair Sample received. All opinions are my own. Camping season is here and camping with a little one means a lot of extra stuff to pack... including the bulky highchair. Ciao Portable High Chair has taken the bulk out of having to pack the dreaded high chair. The Ciao portable high chair comes in it's own carrying case and when folded down is about the size of a average size fold up lawn chair. It's nice and light and … [Read more...]

Microsoft and Back to School


Microsoft and Back to School I am writing this as part of the Microsoft Bloggers program. All opinions are my own. It seems like summer just started, but yet my children and I are already chatting about what teachers they are hoping to get. The stores are lining their aisles with the latest in backpacks and school supplies and the clothing stores are starting to get their fall/winter gear in. Pure craziness I tell you! Our house is a mix of … [Read more...]

Sponsored Video | Feeding Your Best Friend | Keep Them Healthy with Iams

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This post has been sponsored by IAMS, but concerns my own opinion As a mom, I spend an unfathomable amount of time worrying about the food I feed my children. Searching for healthy food is an obsession because I want what's best for them. So why wouldn't you do the same for your pets? They say a dog is man's best friend. They are loyal, loving, stubborn and forgiving. No matter how badly you treat them they always forgive and forget. No … [Read more...]

7 Family Road Trip Destinations


These 7 Family Road Trip Destinations are perfect for your family to enjoy this summer. While many of them you would think can't be frugal, our tips will help you to find the great savings in these areas and enjoy an amazing road trip that will leave your family with lifelong memories. Vacations don't have to be about how fancy a hotel you stay in or how much money you spend. Vacations are about getting away from work and relaxing with your … [Read more...]