Staying Connected To Long Distance Family

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Panasonic. Content written is 100% mine. Recently my husband and I have been talking about the future potential of him getting a promotion at work. This particular promotion would take us out of state and it has him extremely upset. While I grew up all over the place and never truly connected with extended family, he grew up very … [Read more...]

Stop! No More Tangles #SoCozyAtTarget #TargetStyle #IC #ad

Disclosure: I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for SoCozy. I received Target gift cards to facilitate my review and thank me for my participation. Oh Kendall, my sweet sweet Kendall. Her hair is long, curly, and oh so beautiful. Do I know a single thing about how to manage and care for curly hair? Eh, not so much. I'm learning though! … [Read more...]

Get Ready For Spring at Carter’s #coupon #SpringIntoCarters #ad #IC

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Carter’s. I received a complimentary gift card to facilitate my review and thank me for my participation. It's officially Spring and while Florida has been ready for a few weeks, our wardrobe on the other hand, has not. All that changed when I was able to pop into Carter's for some much needed … [Read more...]

Children Discovering The World Around Them Through Create Play and Computer Coding #MakeWonder

Disclosure: This post brought to you by Wonder Workshop and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own. Time have definitely changed since my dad was a kid, heck even since I was a kid. I grew up when computers were first becoming mainstream in middle class households and very early on I taught myself HTML coding. It all came naturally to me and I thought it was pretty fun to … [Read more...]

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...]

The Cowfish Officially Open at Universal CityWalk Orlando

Disclosure: My family and I were invited to the grand opening of The Cowfish. Our meal was provided by Universal Florida in exchange for our honest opinions of their newest restaurant. No monetary compensation was received. Universal CityWalk’s newest restaurant, The Cowfish, officially opened tonight, bringing the nation’s original “Sushi Burger Bar” to the heart of … [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...]