Celebrate National S’mores Day with these Easy S’mores Recipes

Jif Whipped S’mores Recipes

Happy National S’mores Day! I had no idea there was a day dedicated to the ooey goodness of s’mores until this year but I’m happy to celebrate! We have bonfires often and love making s’mores, but there isn’t always an occasion or place for a bonfire, but now you can enjoy all the delicious s’mores […]

Swimming Safely with iSwimBand

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In our neighborhood we are permitted to have pools but not required to fence them. A few weeks ago while playing outside with a neighbors children, Kiernan took off around the corner of the house. I took off running after him and feared that he had gone for another neighbors in-ground  pool (unfenced and without […]

S’mores Mini Mousse Pies Recipe


This is a quick and easy recipe for S’mores Mini Mousse Pies. The combination of Jif Whips S’mores Peanut Butter Spread with cream cheese delivers a rich, creamy mousse that taste like it took all day to make but doesn’t! Print S’mores Mini Mousse Pies Recipe Ingredients6-pack of pre-made graham cracker crusts 3 oz cream […]

Plan Back to School Lunches Easily with PlanetBox


What is PlanetBox? It is a stainless steel box with compartments for food! These boxes are great for kids and adults who hate their food to touch, as well as a great way to go green! Forget stuffing school lunches into separate plastic bags or Tupperware, the days of brown bags and buying a new […]

Take in a Game at PNC Park in Pittsburgh

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Catching a baseball game at the PNC Park in Downtown Pittsburgh, PA is a great fun for the whole family.  My kids have never attended a professional baseball game, so we were in for a treat to watch the Pittsburgh Pirates vs. New York Mets at PNC Park. I received tickets to facilitate this post. […]

Step Back in Time at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh


History comes alive at the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh where you can visit 4 museums in one: Carnegie Museum of Art Carnegie Museum of Natural History Carnegie Science Center The Andy Warhol Museum We enjoyed the Carnegie Museum of Natural History during our trip! Our favorite part were the Dinosaurs! I received admission to facilitate […]

Get it Organized with Caboodles and Enter Giveaway


Caboodles has been around since as long as I can remember. When I was a little girl my first Caboodles case was used to store my Barbie doll odds and ends. A few years later it held my 1st “make up” items (chap sticks, nail polishes and powders). Eventually I got a larger Caboodles trunk […]

Kids Making a Difference at the Akron Canton Foodbank #PURELLLendAHand


It is back-to-school time which means time to shop for school supplies for your children! For many local families, it isn’t as easy as running to the store for supplies, millions of American children who live in poverty don’t have that luxury. I was introduced to the PURELL® Lend a Hand Program earlier this month. […]

Creating a Homework Station for Back to School #Kohls101 Win $100 Kohls Gift Card


For lifelong learners, we need to give our children good foundations for learning. Kids need a go-to place for all their homework needs at home. Just like adults, kids do better with a consistency, such as setting up a homework station for them to study that is free of distractions. Having their own desk or […]

How to Get Whiter Teeth in Two Days


I’m a big proponent for good oral health and have specifically used Colgate Optic White for a couple years. I have been happy with the results but was ecstatic my last dental check up. My dentist said my teeth were 3-4 shades whiter than my last visit because I use Colgate Optic White! How to […]

Swim with Konfidence and Enter Giveway


When I was a kid I loved swimming. I was a tiny twig back then and anything involving water turned me into a blue popsicle. I remember even in high school swimming in the lake and having to be forced out of the water because I was so cold. My boys are the same way […]

Celebrate National Friendship Day with Little Elliot Big City

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You know how sometimes in life you feel like people don’t notice you? When I was a kid I often felt like I was so little in such a big world. I remember wishing someone would notice when I needed help reaching something and when I was trying to get someones attention. Kiernan, my youngest […]

Family Fun at Kennywood Amusement Park


Kennywood is known as one of America’s Finest Traditional Amusement Parks with a history of more than 110 years. There is fun for the entire family at Kennywood, offering rides and attractions for all adventure levels and ages. I received admission to facilitate this post. We’ve been to many amusement parks over the years but […]

Experience Free-Flight Exhibits at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh


Did you know that there is a free-standing bird zoo in Pittsburgh? I had no idea that the National Aviary was so close to home! We love birds and were so excited to visit with our new blogger friends and Visit Pittsburgh friends! I received admission to facilitate this post. The National Aviary is home […]

RSVP AkronOhioMoms and The Motherhood Volunteer Event at the Akron/Canton Foodbank #SIMPLEService #SIMPLEGiving


You and your children are invited to the AkronOhioMoms.com and The Motherhood Volunteer Event at the Akron/Canton Foodbank on Tuesday, August 5 from 1-3 PM. Please bring items for kids need for back-to-school: Purell hand sanitizer (most needed), pencils, paper, crayons, folders, wipes, and tissues. We will have a tour of the foodbank, then follow […]