Fashion and Fun with The Great Gatsby


Did you watch The Great Gatsby movie starring DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire? It came out in May but my husband and I didn’t see it until it came out on DVD. We were fascinated by it – what a story! The unforgettable love and tragic ending. It was a good movie but we aren’t normally […]

Dyson Digital Slim DC 59 Motorhead Cordless Vacuum Outcleans Top 5 Selling Vacuum Cleaners


Vacuuming is my least favorite chore. I especially dislike vacuuming our stairs. Every time I lug my huge, heavy vacuum up the stairs, I think to myself, “there has to be a better way!” I have good news! I have found that better way with the Dyson Digital Slim DC 59 Motorhead Cordless Vacuum!! I […]

Mom Thoughts: Kids in Cars

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I know this topic has been roaming the internet due to the season and the news. I have seen a lot of people saying things like how stupid people are that they can’t remember their kids are in the car. People saying that people are failures as parents if they want to use apps or […]

Support Your Child’s Immune System with Culturelle Probiotics – Enter Giveaway


There are 5 kids in my son’s classroom out sick today and my son just game home with a stomach ache and sore throat. It seems like everyone is already getting sick and we just started the school year! It’s no wonder our kids get sick as soon as school starts. There are over 2,300 […]

Score Sweet Swag at belVita #MorningWin Swag Shop


Who doesn’t love swag? Score sweet swag now through through September 19, 2015 from 9am ET – 1pm with the belVita #MorningWin Swag Shop! Not only do you have the chance to score some fun swag but their campaign is guaranteed to put a smile on your face, it’s hysterical! Go to from 9am […]

Transform Your Smile with Colgate Lasting White


I’m going to talk with you about a sensitive topic. Yellow Teeth. Ugh. I’ve never had super white teeth ever in my life, but they are improving. Just like people have different hair and skin color, we don’t all naturally have super whit teeth either. I always thought my teeth would be dull and not […]

9 by Novogratz Bed & Bath Collection Now at Walmart


I was introduced to the fun designs of Novogratz earlier this year and just love their style! Their products turn the ordinary into something exciting! My family enjoys movie night more with fun, bright popcorn containers! I’m so excited about the release of the 9 by Novogratz Fall 2014 Collection at today! This family […]

Bison Airlighter Lights Fires Faster and Safer – Enter Giveaway


My family loves cooking over an open fire, whether with our charcoal grill or a bonfire. It can take some time, patience, and occasionally lighter fluid to start the fires. This isn’t the fun part. We were just introduced to the Bison Airlighter – a revolutionary air-driven lighter that delivers 4-inch flames that ignites charcoal […]

The Ultimate Guide to Moving with Your Kids to a New City


Moving house is one of the most stressful things you can do, and it’s even more stressful with kids! You have to find the time to pack, prepare the kids, hire movers and get your affairs in order at both the old and new houses. And all of that while you keep doing everything you […]

Mom, Can I Pretend That I Don’t Have Diabetes?


This is a difficult post to write. I don’t often write such personal, heart-felt posts. My 9-year-old son Elijah was diagnosed with the rare Type 1 Diabetes in June. (Only 5% of people with diabetes have Type 1 Diabetes.) He was in ICU the last 3 days of his 3rd grade school year. This has […]

Parent/Child Classes at Spring Garden Waldorf

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Are you looking for something different to do with your toddler? Last year I choose for Kiernan and I to be part of the parent/child classes at Spring Garden Waldorf School. We both enjoyed ourselves and I wanted to share a little bit about them with you.  When we started class I really didn’t know […]

KidzzFarm Fun with Animal Toys

Kidzz Farm

Do your children like animals? My boys adore them! Kids like to stay active and be creative, with KidzzFarm they can do just that. KidzzFarm makes two great toys for kids, but leaves you with lots of options to fit your child. I received product to facilitate this post. Animal Fun Bath Toys All KidzzFarm […]

KIDZ BOP 26 Lets Kids Dream Big and Sing Loud


My kids love listening to the popular music of today and they can with the family friendly KIDZ BOP 26! This CD can be heard blaring in our car and at home, my kids love it because it has some of her favorite songs including Happy, Let It Go, and Counting Stars. I received product […]

Home Remodeling and Exercising with Dove Advanced Care Deodorant


I hate everything about sweating – the icky feeling, the odor, and how I feel after the activity that made me sweat. If you have followed my blog for long, you know that we do a lot of do it yourself home remodeling. We took time off during the Summer and are now back at […]

An Easy Guide to Introducing a Dog to the Family Home

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Getting a dog is a huge responsibility. Many families decide to get a dog when they have small children. Children will always ask you whether they can get a pet. Little ones find pets fascinating. Many children become fixated on getting a puppy as they are cute and playful. Before you get a pet, you […]