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]

Keep Your Family Safe with the Radiation Reducing Pong Cell Phone Case- Review & Giveaway!

Pong Radiation Reducing Cell Phone Case

I’m on my phone…a lot. I answer emails from my phone (Someday I will count all the answerable emails I receive each day. I’m guessing it’s around 30.). I’m on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.  I’m Googling the answers to myriads of questions that come to my 7 year old’s mind.  I’m texting pictures, like these I… [read more]

Explore the World with the 2015 National Geographic Kids Almanac

2015 National Geographic Kids Almanac

My kids love to explore.  They love to learn about different kinds of animals, different places in the world, and the people who live in those places.  While I’d love to take my kids around the world for first hand experiences, that simply isn’t practical for most families, including ours, to do. That is exactly… [read more]

Back to School Giveaway! $400 in Prizes!

It is with just the slightest bit of sadness that I say goodbye to our summer break. But I have to admit that I’m really excited for my boys to be in school again. I know you’re probably thinking I’m excited to have them out of my hair for a little bit while they are… [read more]

Stylish Modest Womens Clothing at Sweet Salt Clothing – Giveaway

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I can’t tell you how many times I’m out shopping and find myself thinking “this skirt would be perfect if it were a little longer”.  Or “this shirt would be so cute if it had a little higher neckline”.  This is a problem that I encounter probably every shopping trip.  I like to find items that are… [read more]

Rock N Learn Learn a Language – Review and Giveaway

Rock N Learn Learn a Language review

Summer is in full swing! I hope you and your family are enjoying the couple months off from school.  A few weeks ago I talked about ways to avoid the summer slide.   It is important that kids keep their brains active and learning throughout the summer months when school is out.  It isn’t always easy,… [read more]

Pile on the Veggies with Disney’s Maleficent at Subway! + Giveaway

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Thanks to Subway for sending us gift cards for our Pile on the Veggies challenge! My family is on a mission to eat healthier.  If you’re a frequenter of my blog then you’re probably aware that we’re doing our best to make sure our kids are leading happy, healthy lives. Getting kids to eat veggies can sometimes… [read more]

Get Healthy Detangled Hair with The Wet Brush – Review and Giveaway

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Disclosure: I participated in this event on behalf of Wendy’s Bloggers for The Wet Brush. I received Wet Brush Products to facilitate my review.  I received the follow products for review purposes at no cost to myself. No monetary compensation was provided. All opinions and thoughts are my own. I have two daughters and one… [read more]

Tips to Keep Kids Learning Through Summer + Giveaway!

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Disclosure: I received a copy of the DVD below for review purposes. All opinions are honest and are my own. The summer slide.  Not to be confused with the playground slide. All young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer. Research spanning 100 years shows that students… [read more]

Last Day to Enter the Bloco Giveaway!

Because of the crazy hiccup I had with HostGator shutting down my blog for a couple of days I decided I needed to extend this giveaway a couple more days.  I wanted to have as many people as possible have the chance to win one of these awesome Bloco sets.     Bloco creative building… [read more]

Bloco Toys Giveaway! 2 Winners!

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In case you missed it, yesterday I posted about an awesome new (well, new to the United States) toy my boys and I were able to try out. Bloco is a groundbreaking patented construction toy whose high density foam pieces and uniquely designed plastic connectors interlink, stack and rotate at any angle to create lovable… [read more]

The “Qool”est Giveaway of All! Joovy Qool Luxury Stroller Giveaway!

joovy Qool Stroller Giveaway

Stroller envy Definition feelings of jealousy/inadequacy, or longing associated with desire to purchase your favorite luxury stroller. Have you ever had it? It is a strange thing that affects some moms. I’m not jealous, I don’t feel inadequate, but man!  I long for the new Joovy Qool! I have stroller envy.  Have you seen that… [read more]

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo! Frijoles Charros Recipe + Giveaway!

Traditional Mexican Recipe, Frijoles Charros

Disclosure: Thank you to El Monterey for sponsoring this post.  All opinions and content are my own. One week until Cinco de Mayo! Before you ask “What the heck is Cinco de Mayo celebrating anyway?” here is a little blurb about my favorite Mexican holiday: Cinco de Mayo—or the fifth of May—commemorates the Mexican army’s… [read more]

The “Everything Pumping” Giveaway for Breastmilk Pumping Moms!

With my first son I had such problems breastfeeding, and no one could seem to figure out what the problem was.  I gave it my all for 10 weeks, when still cracked, bleeding, and blistered, I headed to the store and bought a breast pump.  I knew absolutely nothing about pumping or products for pumping… [read more]