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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

FabKids Is the Answer for Busy Moms and Back to School Shopping

FabKids Review Sample received. All opinions are my own. It's insane to realize that the summer is nearly over. Wasn't it just June? With August upon us, my head spins with all of the "to dos" on my list. Back to School shopping used to be so easy for Emma, I'd pick up what I thought was cute and she'd wear it. Now that she's nearly 10 she has grown her own style and one stop shopping is now a thing of the past. Or is it? I've been on the … [Read more...]

The Harmon Section Making Back-to-College Shopping Easy!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Procter & Gamble. For me, getting ready for back-to-school is a very a hectic time, especially because two of my kids are heading off to college this year. It's unlike normal back-to-school shopping because I don't just need clothes and school supplies, I also need to make sure they have household items like a laundry basket, toothpaste, razors, shower shoes, laundry detergent, shaving … [Read more...]

Beyond Junior Y High Chair

As a mom I love products that grow with my kids, the more versatile a product the better it is in my books. I was recently sent a Beyond Junior Y Baby High Chair from Abiie. This high chair takes your child through every stage they go through. From a high chair for your baby, to a booster for your toddler at the table, all the way to using it for a adult to sit at. The Beyond Junior Y chair is a unique style that catches your eye and makes … [Read more...]