Last Minute Thanksgiving Side Dish Idea with Boston Market and #HolidayExperts ($200 GC Giveaway!)

Disclosure: This post is brought to you in collaboration with Boston Market, all opinions are my own. With Thanksgiving just a couple of days away you might be scrambling. Things to prep and cook and maybe even your tablescape isn't complete yet either. Stress levels are on high but they don't have to be. This year, thankfully, I don't have to prepare the entire … [Read more...]

Creating Holiday Traditions With My Family (giveaway!)

Disclosure: Compensation and products for review were provided by Hickory Farms via MomTrends. I received a free sample of the product for the purpose of this review and to facilitate a giveaway. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Hickory Farms. Growing up, we didn't really have any holiday traditions. Now as a … [Read more...]

Barbie® Birthday Surprise

My oldest has always been drawn to Barbie®. I mean, really though, what little girl isn't, right? We've even bought her collectable Barbie® dolls that have long been opened because she doesn't quite understand why she needs to keep her extra special Barbie® in their box. It's Makenna's 10th birthday!! Yep, the big 1-0. Like most of her birthdays we knew we were going to … [Read more...]

Earning Some Extra Money With Avon

Disclosure: This post is brought to you by Avon. I was compensated for my time however all opinions are mine. In 2010 I became a stay-at-home mom and even though I left the work force to take on the force of my kids that didn't mean I didn't want to help supplement our income. We did go from two full-time income down to just one so I began looking for ways that my family … [Read more...]

Chronicling Ben’s Milestones and “Firsts”! #LocketMom #MC #sponsored

Disclosure: I am part of the Timewyse Locket blogger program with Influence Central and I received special perks as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own. Many people (mostly those who aren't parents) joke about how excited parents get about keeping track of baby's milestones. Of course, if you're an over sharing on Facebook type then I … [Read more...]

CELEBRATING THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY – PART 1 #MockingJay #MC #sponsored

Disclosure: I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Lions Gate. I received a book, products, and a promotional item to thank me for participating. When my husband started reading The Hunger Games book series I thought he was so silly. I didn't understand what the big buzz was about. Now years later, I am preparing for the movie … [Read more...]

Kwilt : All of Your Photos At Once #Kwilting

Disclosure: This post is brought to you by Kwilt and TheMotherhood. All opinions are mine. Cross-platform photo collection app for iPhone, iPad & iPod Yesterday I was looking for a photo I KNEW I had. The problem I had was I had no idea where I put the picture. Was it on Facebook, on my computer desktop, on my phone? Social media has become our photo albums. We share … [Read more...]

The 2014 Chiquita Cooking Lab Contest #ChiquitaCookingLab

Disclosure: I participated in a campaign for Chiquita. Although I did receive compensation for this post, all opinions are my own. Bananas are one fruit that can always be found in our kitchen. They are so versatile so they can be used in a recipe or are just great on their own. They’re great for desserts, for a quick morning breakfast, or an in-between meals snack. Whatever … [Read more...]

We Have The Sickies But Little Remedies is Here to Help! #LittleRemedies #MC #sponsored

Disclosure: I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Little Remedies. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Ever since August we've been fighting this cold season majorly. It seems like my kids can only catch a small break in between their colds because all the … [Read more...]

Guide To Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Disney World 2014

Disclosure: My family and I were invited to Disney World as a member of the media for this coverage. No monetary compensation was received in exchange for this review. All opinions of this theme park and pictures are my own. We all know that The Magic Kingdom is a magical any day of the year, it's even more so during the holiday winter months when everything is decked out in … [Read more...]