5 Things To Buy Before You Go To Disney


5 Things To Buy Before You Go To Disney Shopping at Disney is all part of the fun, but it can be an expensive part of the trip that you might not remember to add to your budget. There are things that everyone wants to shop for in order to remember their trip, and then there are needs and necessities that you might have forgotten at home but find yourself needing. All these little last minute purchases add up, so save yourself some cash and time … [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...]

Spooky Glow Jars Halloween Craft


 Spooky Glow Jars Halloween Craft My kids have been begging me to start picking out their costumes for Halloween. It's not even September, but they are already excited for fall. So for this post, I thought I’d give you a couple of ideas of quick, fun and creative ways to create a “spooky jar”. Above is the jar I made. I must say, this is the first time I’ve attempted this craft and I learned a few important things that I will share at the … [Read more...]

5 Safety Tips for Bottle Feeding Baby


5 Safety Tips for Bottle Feeding Baby While many doctors advise that breastfeeding is the ideal feeding method for babies, that doesn’t mean that you’re required to do so. There are many reasons not to breastfeed, whether you personally prefer not to or are unable. Every mother is different, and there’s nothing wrong with turning to the bottle. This is especially true with the newest advances in nipple comfort and safety standards. Here are five … [Read more...]

Gift Shopping Made Easier #GiftIdeas #WishList


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. Shopping for gifts can be a taxing process... if shopping at the wrong store. I can find something for everyone in our family at my local Best Buy store. My typical method of gift shopping is to just browse the aisles or surf online.  This can take a lot of time and I really don't have a lot of spare … [Read more...]

Have You Learned How to Cartwheel? Cartwheel by Target App | $100 Target #GIVEAWAY | #BackToSchool #IC #Ad


I participated in a Blog Blast on behalf of Influence Central for Johnson & Johnson and Target. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I am a self diagnosed Target addict. There is something about that store. Even if I only have three things on my list, I leave with a cart full. Maybe it's the awesome stuff they stock, but it could be because I often times get amazing deals thanks to the Cartwheel by Target … [Read more...]

Join me at the #BritaBackToCollege Twitter Party 8/13


This post brought to you by Brita. The content and opinions expressed below are that of http://www.ourkidsmom.com/. I have been encouraging my kids lately to drink more water (instead of pop). My two youngest don't drink much pop, but my oldest two do. Now that they are heading off to college, I have been stressing it even more. When my daughter moved to college a couple of years ago we purchased a Brita Space Saver Pitcher for … [Read more...]

Halloween Pretzel Pumpkins Recipe


  Halloween Pretzel Pumpkins Recipe My kids love pretzels. Pretzels by themselves, pretzels and peanut butter, pretzels and Nutella and especially chocolate/candy coated pretzels. This simple recipe brings the candy coated pretzel to the next level, and makes them even more fun for fall or Halloween. With or without the Jack o Lantern face, they are adorable! INGREDIENTS 24 Mini Pretzels 1 cup Orange Candy Melting Chips 24 Green … [Read more...]

5 Surefire Ways to Protect Your Home From the Unexpected


5 Surefire Ways to Protect Your Home From the Unexpected We put so much time, love and energy into making our homes our own. So, why then do we fall short on protecting it from unexpected disasters? The idea of a natural disaster or burglary destroying our home isn’t pleasant to think about. It’s much easier to tune those bad thoughts out and just hope for the best. Unfortunately, that’s not realistic in the world we live in. Protecting your … [Read more...]

Summer of Kitchenaid Sweepstakes | Kitchenaid #GIVEAWAY | ends 8/21


Welcome to the Summer of Kitchenaid Sweepstakes Organized by Budget Earth Do you like to make delicious summer treats? For many of us, some of our best summer memories are sitting outside with family eating delicious fruit treats or even a yummy ice cream from the ice cream truck. With summer vacation may nearly be over, summer is still in full swing. It isn't too late to make some homemade ice cream, especially with seasonal fruits! To … [Read more...]