Why Does My Family Have Traditions?

Disclosure: Compensation and products for review were provided by Hickory Farms via MomTrends. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Hickory Farms. As I've mentioned before, growing up, my family didn't really have traditions for any holiday. I think I might have tried to make up for this because it seems like I have … [Read more...]

Stop In GameStop To Keep Gift-ers and Gift-ees Alike Happy

When it comes to Christmas shopping for my husband he doesn't make it easy. His answer is always, "Don't get me anything". But I know his weakness and when I shop at GameStop he is always happy on Christmas morning. Madden, Call of Duty, HALO, you know it, he plays it... and I watch him. Of course, my favorite time to shop is around the holidays when GameStop gives various … [Read more...]

Tips for Getting Your Children Excited About Dental Care

Taking good care of your teeth is critical to avoid the possibility of suffering from painful and costly bacterial diseases. Optimal oral health is easily achieved with proper brushing and flossing, regular visits with your dentist, and fixing any issues in a timely manner. For many, their beliefs about dental care began at a young age when they were taught how to brush their … [Read more...]

Mini Snowman Wreaths #MakeWonder

Disclosure: This post brought to you by Wonder Workshop and the Motherhood. All opinions are my own. Watch this video by Wonder Works and tell me how it makes you feel. "If we run into a problem, we can usually figure it out" wow does that hit home. I know all too often I see my kids struggling with something so I'll "come to the rescue" and do it for them. I do this … [Read more...]

The Cowfish Officially Open at Universal CityWalk Orlando

Universal CityWalk’s newest restaurant, The Cowfish, officially opened tonight, bringing the nation’s original “Sushi Burger Bar” to the heart of Universal Orlando’s entertainment complex. My family and I got to experience this exciting one-of-a-kind dining experience and it's definitely not to be passed up. The Cowfish is certainly unusual, absolutely great with the ability … [Read more...]

Giving The Gift of Shredding For The Holidays #GiftFellowes #sponsored #IC

Disclosure: I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Fellowes Brands. I received a product sample to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. As a blogger I almost drown in paperwork on a daily basis. How since I work online? Well there are lots of press releases and product information that is … [Read more...]

Locket Digital Frame by Nixplay #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. Last week I told you about a fabulous new phone app that I am crazy in love with. It's called the Timewyse Life Locket App and if you are a picture taking, over sharing, mommy, … [Read more...]

How To Make the Perfect Cup of Coffee

For some, the perfect, steaming cup of Joe is what transitions you from the comforts of bed into the harsh realities of the day ahead. Caffeine actually inhibits the brain chemical adenosine- a natural by-product of using energy that causes you to feel tired- and temporarily tricks the mind into thinking the adenosine isn’t there. This is why we experience a significant boost … [Read more...]

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...]