About Me

Family picture 2014
Little Brother (5), Me (Amy), Little Z (2), The Husband, Big Brother (7), 

I’m mom to three little boys ages 2, 5, and 7. My days are spent trying to prevent my toddler from burning down the house, locking himself in the freezer, and preventing other equally strange and disastrous events. When I’m not busy preventing catastrophe, I homeschool my two older boys. My husband, another big part of my life, is a psychologist with the US Air Force. I have a Bachelor of Science in Marriage, Family, and Human Development. On those rare occasions I get a bit of time to myself, I love to travel, cook, and eat ethnic foods! At Oh So Savvy Mom, a blog that caters to the interests of women and mothers, you’ll find reviews of great products for the family, parenting tips, recipes, and some great giveaways, too!


Meet the Team!
Hi!  I’m Kate and I am the mother of three beautiful children.  My little ballerina is 6, my little buddy is 4 and my little girly-girl is now almost 2!  My husband is the most amazing, hard working guy and I am so lucky to call him and my children my family.  I have my Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice but I spend my days being a stay at home mom.  Surprisingly though, I am hardly ever home!  These 3 kids keep be busy between dance, soccer, school and running various errands all day but I simply love doing it.  I love to travel, spend time with my family, squeeze in a date night with my hubby or have a girl’s night out with my high school friends.  With any leftover spare time I love crafting, finding amazing deals, exercising and cooking.  It might get crazy at times but I love it and I wouldn’t have it any other way!



  1. I have a question about the rafflecopter for the Breeze Through Summer in Style! “PonyUp! Kentucky” Handbags ~Review & Giveaway~
    On the daily points there is one for other giveaways entered. I have entered only one other of your giveaways. Can I leave that as the same comment every day or is it a different one every day?

    • Great question! It needs to be a different giveaway each day. I’ll see if I can clarify that on my entry form. Thanks for coming and entering!

  2. hi, visiting from Measuring Flower blog hop…you have a very cute blog and I love the two videos…I will follow you through the Networked blog…Please come by and check out mine at http://cutecoconut.com..have a great day ^_^
    Cute Coconutters recently posted..Blog Hop on AlexaMy Profile

    • Your quote and website are on the front page of Yahoo news!! Congratulations!!! It’s nice to see another San Antonio mommy making it work for herself and her family!!

  3. Hi Amy,
    We follow you on Twitter. My name is Loren Paulsen and I am the CEO of Kendall Research Systems, Inc.
    We are marketing a product, which is a breakthrough in foot pain relief, for runners, walkers, and people on their feet a lot.
    It’s a pure medical grade silicone orthotic, that unlike conventional orthotics will not change the fit of your shoe.
    I have twin daughters, both of whom work in bio-tech and are on their feet for long hours each day.
    They have found that wearing GelThotics really makes a difference, not just for their feet, but knees and lower back as well.
    Our product is one of the few orthotics that works well in high heels as well. You can watch an interview with the inventor, Michael Kendall on the website.
    You would be perfect to do a trial and review of our product. We are interested in having you test our product and review on your blog and your twitter page.
    Please visit our site for more information on the product: http://www.kendallgelthotics.com
    If you would like to do a giveaway, we would like the winner to be someone who would genuinely benefit from wearing them.
    Our suggestion is that you invite contestants to visit our website or tweet about us, and write a brief description of their foot pain (no longer than 50 words).
    Send us the winner’s name address and shoe size, we will fill the order.
    As special thanks, your twitter and blog followers get a 25% discount, by using promo code “twitter”.
    We look forward to hearing from you.
    Thank you,
    Loren Paulsen
    Office – 858-391-0268

  4. Aranda Gibbs says:

    I love your blog it is really awesome! I’ve learned so much!

  5. I have tried to add your “Low Entry” button to my blog but it comes up as broken.
    …something seems to be amiss?

    Karrieann recently posted..The Beginning and My First Giveaway!My Profile

  6. …um.. okay, the coding from your Low Entry page is not working but I tried the one from this page. It is fine!
    Karrieann recently posted..The Beginning and My First Giveaway!My Profile

  7. Great site!! I’ve enjoyed reading about you and your passion! Congrats on being an AF family. We are Army. It’s tough, but as long as you and your hubs communicate and laugh you’ll be just fine. We’ve been together 12 years in Oct and have been military for 7 years. It’s been good to us.
    God Bless!

    • Thanks so much Candy! The part that we’re really nervous about is, of course, deployment. We’ll see how that treats us. That may be the deciding factor for my husband about whether he thinks he can make it in the military. It is good to hear other people have good experiences. It is very encouraging.

  8. Hello! You have a great site! I’m wondering if you would be interested in getting toys from Discovery Toys? Our toys offer layers of learning, kid-powered play, and open-ended fun! Our products are phalate and BPA free and have an unconditional lifetime guarantee! Starting in about a week, there will be an option to earn free toys by sending customers to my website. You would get a percentage of whatever they buy and could choose the free toys you want. If you’re interested, please let me know! More information is available on my website at http://www.discoverytoystore.com (info about the online option of earning free toys will not be available on the site until that program officially launches in about a week). Feel free to email me with any questions!

    All my proceeds this month will be donated to help kids with Autism in disadvantaged families!


  9. Hi,

    I linked up a give-a-way but made a boo, boo, firstly I rushed and realised I didn’t assign it to the right dates as it finishes on the 8th of June and I listed it in the next 6 days one :(.. Secondly where it said list your name, I literally put my name “Lee” and it has therefore registered under my name giving no indication of the give-a-way which is a BYO reusable coffee cup.

    How do I remove it and start all over again?

    sorry can you advise, my email: leecarolineart@gmail.com

    Lee recently posted..Give-A-Way – Hookturn’s Reusable BYO Coffee CupMy Profile

  10. Jennifer Tomforde says:

    Love the site and all the “opinions”! Keep it up!

  11. Sue Hull says:

    Hi Amy,
    I just wanted to see how you are doing? You’re in my thoughts and prayers. God loves you so much! Take Care.
    Your Friend,
    Sue Hull

  12. I’ve never clicked your about me until today. Cute photo
    deanna recently posted..I LIKE MEN WITH NICE MUSCLESMy Profile

  13. Amy Spears says:

    Thank you for posting recopies & giveaways. Even though I don’t have kids I find the gift guide helpful in shopping for the kids in my life.

  14. I love your site and thank you for the wonderful giveaways Merry Christmas.

  15. We are a travel insurance website and would love to feature on your blog 0 could you please tell me the options of how to go about this?

  16. Hi There,

    We are a travel insurance website and would love to feature on your blog, could you please tell me the options of how to go about this?

    Many Thanks,


  17. I love your blog!!!

  18. ashley cossette says:

    Hey! so glad I stumbled across your blog, Is it your husband that is in the military (i saw on instagram! :) ) if so I was hoping you could send me an email, I’ve been in contact with a company that is looking for military families to try out their product. (this isn’t spam i promise!) my email is cooponmommy at yahoo dot com. Look forward to hearing from you!

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    We currently have a large number of premium CPM campaigns we can run together.

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  21. Michael Arslan says:

    As the lead editor for Sweepstakes Advantage, I am currently seeking bloggers who are interested in shared marketing. For example: providing link backs, promoting your giveaways, making Facebook posts, etc. We have a lot to offer and are looking for those interested in working together to promote one another. This would be a great way to barter and is a win-win. Thanks a lot for your time!

  22. Hi Amy,

    Im the founder and President of Rubba Ducks – the world’s premier rubber duck collectible. We have relaunched our brand and are hoping U would be interested in doing a giveaway of a set a 12 ducks prior to the holiday season. Please let me know what you preference is for next steps.

    Thank U in advance!


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