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]

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]

Build Creativity with Bloco™ – Creative Building Toys for Kids

Bloco Toys - Foam Character building blocks, Creativity Toys

Creativity. When I think of the educational values I want to instill in my boys lots of important things come to mind: knowledge, hard work, persistence, and one more VERY important attribute–Creativity. Finding creative building toys that really engage your children is an exciting thing.  It is even more exciting when that toy also teaches… [read more]

Green Your Wash Routines with Rockin’ Green Soap

Rockin Green eco friendly detergent

As a result of my efforts to live in a way that loves our earth and is human friendly, I discover a wide variety of brands who design their cleaning products to be gentle on our skin and our environment. I first learned about Rockin Green not too long after I started cloth diapering our… [read more]

Identity Theft Protection Tips – Because Knowing is Half the Battle

Identity theft protection tips

Disclosure: I received a sample to facilitate this article.  All thoughts and opinions are honest and are my own. Identity theft protection is a priority in our family. Almost two years ago our house was broken into and we were robbed…twice.  I was 12 weeks pregnant driving my two boys from San Antonio to Utah… [read more]

A Closer Look at Google Spotlight Stories Buggy Night + Moto X Giveaway!

Motorola Moto X phone

Disclosure: Thanks to Motorola and the Google Spotlight Stories team for sponsoring this post and providing the phone for review. Last week I introduced the cool new Google Spotlight Stories for the Motorola Moto X.  Buggy Night is the second story the Google Spotlight Stories team has put together, and it has absolutely captivated my… [read more]

Get a First Look at the Newest Google Spotlight Stories Buggy Night on the Moto X

Bugging Out

Disclosure: Thanks to Motorola and the Google Spotlight Stories team for sponsoring this post and providing the phone for review. Technology amazes me. Like my children, I am absolutely captivated with the advances that are being accomplished in the tech world. Sometimes this new technology takes me completely by surprise.  Sometimes I feel a bit… [read more]

Laundry Tips for Sensitive Skin + Vaska Laundry Detergent – Review

baby rash, laundry detergent for sensitive skin

Disclosure: I was provided with product samples. Regardless, all opinions are honest and are my own. We found out fairly early on that Baby Z has sensitive skin. Poor baby! Because of Baby Z’s sensitive skin I’ve had to make sure that we use only the most gentle laundry detergent. Over the years of using… [read more]

KidOFit Minimalist Shoes for Kids and Toddlers – Review

KidOFit Minimalist shoes for kids and toddlers

Are you familiar with the term minimalist shoe?  Did you know that there are minimalist shoes for kids and toddlers? About 5 years ago The Husband started taking an interest in barefoot running.  I think a lot of his enthusiasm was spurred on by his aching, plantar fasciitis afflicted feet. The theories behind going barefoot… [read more]

All Natural Carpet Cleaning in Utah from EcoCarpet – Review and Giveaway

Carpet Cleaning in Utah

Disclosure: I received the follow services for review purposes at no cost to myself. No monetary compensation was provided.  All opinions and thoughts are my own. Now that all the holidays and parties are over with and spring is slowly creeping up on us, it is time to think about the dreaded task of spring cleaning.  And, while… [read more]

Read-To-Cure with Reading Eggs – Review and Giveaway #ReadingEggsUS

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Reading Eggs. Early childhood education has always been very important to me.  Though I’m not an educator by profession, I’ve always been interested in and passionate about the capacity of children to exceed our current educational expectations (i.e. our educational systems’ expectations). While I… [read more]

Ditch the Trikes and Training Wheels – Strider Balance Bike Review

Strider balance bike review

Teaching my oldest son to ride a bike has been much harder than I ever anticipated it would be.  I just figured my son would hop on his bike, I’d hold the back seat and run with him up and down the block for a couple days and then he’d be off, riding on his… [read more]

Get your Game on with El Monterey Taquitos – Avocado Lime Dip Recipe and Giveaway

El Monterey Taquitos

Disclosure: Thank you to El Monterey for sponsoring this content and recipe. All content and opinions are honest and are my own.   “I’m only here for the food.” Yep. That’s me.  I love game time get togethers for one delicious reason: the food.  While I have several girl friends who really get into the… [read more]