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Join Us for the #OrangeTuesday Halloween Kick-Off Twitter Party

Have you heard of Orange Tuesday, yet? It’s the new Black Friday! Just like Black Friday signals shoppers to focus on the upcoming holidays, Orange Tuesday, the day after Labor Day, is when shoppers begin to think ahead to fall events, especially Halloween. Orange Tuesday and the official kick-off to Halloween season is September 2nd, […]

Active Family Checklist

How To Keep Your Family Active & Healthy This School Year

The summer is officially winding down and kids are headed back to school. Lucas actually started the 2nd grade a few weeks ago and already things are super busy. It’s back to early mornings, getting breakfast on the table, rushing out the door to get Lucas to school on time, homework, after school activities, dinner, […]


Oprah’s The Life You Want Weekend Tour #OlayXLifeYouWant #Atlanta #Giveaway

For the first time ever, Oprah is hosting an eight-city arena tour to empower women across the country to live the life they want. “I want us all to fulfill our greatest potential. To find our calling and summon the courage to live it.” –Oprah Winfrey About the Tour: Friday, Oprah takes the stage in […]

PBB_Blogger Day

NEW Baby Wipes Designs by Pampers! #Giveaway

Last October, I visited Cincinnati for the Pampers Baby Board Blogger Day at their headquarters. One of the fun things we got to do was to select three of the nine new packaging designs for Pampers Baby Wipes and guess what? They are now available in stores! It’s pretty cool to see the designs that […]

Cooking with Kids

Tips for Cooking with Kids plus a Kid-Friendly Recipe!

One of our favorite things to do as a family is spend time in the kitchen. I’ve been cooking with Lucas since he was very young (about 2 years old) and he loves it. I can honestly say that involving him in the kitchen has helped him to learn to appreciate good food, healthy eating, […]


Five Tips for Night Time Baby Feeding

*This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Playtex Baby. However, all opinions are 100% my own. Whether you bottle feed or breast feed, nighttime feedings can be tough so today I thought I’d share a few things that worked for our family when Lucas and Amelia were at that stage. 1. Try cluster […]

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NEW by GODIVA! Trufflelata™ and Soft Serve

There’s nothing that says summer to me more than indulging in a yummy frozen treat. It’s one of our favorite things to do as a family during the warmer months. That’s why I was so excited when I heard about GODIVA’s newest tasty offerings - Trufflelata™ and Soft Serve! We headed out to our local GODIVA last week […]


Back-to-School Style & Trends Guide

I am a huge fan of Carter’s. Pretty much all of Amelia’s clothes are exclusively from Carter’s. The salespeople at my local store pretty much know me lol. I love how they offer stylish clothing for babies and kids that is comfortable, cute and age-appropriate. I’ll be honest though – I haven’t really thought to shop […]


Johnson’s Baby Reformulates Products – “Your Promise is Our Promise”

I can remember becoming a mom for the first time when Lucas was born. I felt this immediate and fierce love. I felt the exact same thing with Amelia. This overwhelming love and instinct to want to protect them. As a mom, one of my main jobs is to protect my children. That is my […]


@Rayovac – Top Consumer Protection for Devices

Most everyone has had a bad experience with a warranty or worse yet and experience with no warranty. Our most recent bad warranty experience actually happened a couple months ago. We purchased a new printer about a year and a half ago. This thing was loaded. Copy, fax, scan, photo printing, air printing, wireless, you […]