$500 Fabulous Fall Cash Giveaway!

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Welcome to the $500 Fabulous Fall Cash Giveaway! Who could use an extra $500? I know I could! I’d buy those two pair of shoes I’ve been ogling (I’m not a shoe hoarder, I promise!).  Then I’d buy something completely practical with the leftover $$$. With the holidays coming I thought it would be fun… [read more]

How Learning to Let It Go Made Me an Unstoppable Mom – #UnstoppableMoms

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I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for The Motherhood on behalf of the makers of Children’s MOTRIN® and received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. However, all opinions expressed are my own.   2013 was a joyous year. We started the year off welcoming our… [read more]

Ideas for 100+ DIY Halloween Costumes!

DIY Halloween Costumes - Over 100 Ideas!

I’d be preaching to the choir if I told you that buying costumes at the store is expensive for an outfit worn an average of one time. Not to mention that they are usually poorly constructed and mass produced so you’re likely to be a multiple at that party. But that’s why you’re here isn’t… [read more]

Take a Peek at the #Hasbro Toys Fall Lineup

Hasbro Transformers Age of Extinction toys

Thanks to Hasbro for providing the samples for review! All opinions expressed are honest and are my own.   This past summer saw an excellent line-up of television shows and movies! And my boys were super excited when a box of goodies inspired by those shows and made by Hasbro arrived on our doorstep several… [read more]

Win a new PUR Pitcher with MAXION Filtration Technology! (3 Winners!)

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by PUR. Have you seen this guy? No? “NO STARS!” …just watch the video, you’ll get it. Wow, Arthur, you really know how to drive a point home. I think we’d all agree that drinking water is fairly essential to our existence.  Unfortunately, there can be a lot of nastiness… [read more]

Do More Knowing Baby is Sleeping Safe and Sound – Levana Video Baby Monitor Review and Giveaway!

Levana video baby monitor

Remember when I posted this on Facebook post last month? Post by Oh So Savvy Mom. Yeah, I was none too happy that my 19 month old had just learned how to climb out of his crib. Though one of my boys transitioned to a toddler bed at this age, Little Z is nowhere near… [read more]

Win Tickets to the Louisiana State Fair! Giveaway – #GoPhone

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored. All products mentioned and reviewed on this page are compliments of AT&T. All opinions of the products are my own. When I was a kid we went to the Del Mar Fair on the southern California coast every single summer.  It was an event not to be missed! We looked… [read more]

5 Tailgating Party Ideas for a Killer Tailgating Party! #SamsClubTailgating

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Disclosure: Thank you to Sam’s Club for sponsoring today’s post and helping me get ready for tailgating this Football Season.   Have you ever walked outside, breathed in the cool autumn air and thought, “Mmm…Smells like football!” If you can’t think of this time of year without thinking about football then I’m guessing you’re no… [read more]

Make a Statement with Jord Wood Watches – Review and Giveaway!

Jord wood watch Men's Delmar Blue

Disclosure: Thanks so much to JORD for sending us one of their fabulous watches to review. All opinions are honest and are entirely my own. Sometimes a subtle statement can be the boldest statement.  Take for instance Jord wood watches… Jord (pronounced “Youd”, Swedish for Earth, Soil, or Land) are an unconventional twist on a… [read more]

My Favorite Christmas Card Designs and Precious Holiday Birth Announcements!

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Disclosure: As a thank you for posting about their holiday card designs, I will receive product from Minted which is pretty awesome because I’ve always loved their holiday cards! As my husband and I drove along the beautiful Red River here in northwest Louisiana yesterday, it occurred to me that it’s time to start picking out… [read more]

A Look at Our 2nd Grade Timberdoodle Curriculum Review

Timberdoodle Curriculum Review

As a member of Timberdoodle’s Blogger Review Team I received Reward Points in exchange for a frank and unbiased review. The #1 question I had when researching homeschool was how to find a “good Homeschool Curriculum” <—you don’t know how many times I Googled that very phrase.  As a parent who is completely new to… [read more]

7 Emergency Preparedness Tips for National Preparedness Month #PoweringSafety

Emergency Preparedness with Energizer

Disclosure: Thanks to Energizer for sponsoring today’s Emergency Preparedness discussion! Image Credit: Flickr When I was a kid living in San Diego, California we would watch the massive wildfires burn around our home during the summer and fall months.  Later, in my young adulthood I was living outside Memphis, Tennessee when we had a storm… [read more]

Clean, Healthy air with Luma Comfort AP400W Air Purifier – Review

Luma Comfort AP400W air purifier

Breathing is fairly vital to our existence.  On a scale of 1 to 10–10 being most vital to our existence–I’d give breathing a 10.   Despite it’s importance to our healthy existence, we often don’t give breathing a second thought.  We take for granted that the air we breathe is perfectly adequate for our and… [read more]

How to Create a Homework Station or Homeschool Area in Small Spaces

Create Homeschool Area in Small Spaces

Last Spring I got fed up. Getting my tired 6 year old to do his homework after a long, stressful day at school was one thing, finding a place for him to do his homework was another thing. I couldn’t have him do it at the kitchen table because homework time usually ran into dinner time when I… [read more]