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

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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]

Make Cleaning a Breeze with the Swiffer Bissell SteamBoost

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Disclosure: 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 favorite chores around the house, and I have chores that I simply hate doing.  The chores I like doing are laundry, dusting and vacuuming.  Chores I hate… [read more]

Be Just Like Mom with the Graco Duo Jogger Toy Stroller – Holiday Gift Guide Review

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Disclosure: 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. Is your daughter anything like mine–she wants to be just like mommy?  She love to help in the kitchen, pretend dress-up or carry a purse just like I do.   I’m… [read more]

Cabbage Patch Kids – Holiday Gift Guide

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Disclosure: 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. While growing up, every year for Christmas I received a doll.  It was a tradition, and I loved receiving them.  My mom loved  Cabbage Patch Kids so those are… [read more]

Earn Gift Cards for Shopping Online through MyPoints – Review

Ah, the holidays. Such a happy time of year. At least we hope it will be, but dragging 3 kids through store after store trying to find perfect and meaningful gifts for everyone on your list can be overwhelming and not at all ‘happy’. Which is why it’s no surprise that I’ve joined the online trend. And when… [read more]

Power Trains – Holiday Gift Guide Review

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Disclosure: 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. My son loves trains.  He has two different wood train sets that he enjoys playing with but he has been saying that he wanted a train like his grandma’s and grandpa’s. … [read more]