What To Do When You Have Hard Water

This is a partnered post. I'm sharing this information because I feel it can be useful for those of us with hard water. Wondering what to do when you have hard water? Read below! The water that comes to your home travels through soil and city filtration facilities before finally making its way through miles of pipelines into your home. During the … [Read more...]

How to Teach Your Tween to Cook

This post was sponsored by P&G as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. I haven't always been the mom that allowed the kids to help in the kitchen. I had excuse after excuse; "It's too hard of a recipe," "I'm in a rush, we don't have time," and "it's just easier if I … [Read more...]

Popsicle Stick American Flags

In Texas our summers are pretty hot. It's only June and we've already seen temperatures in the 100's. Needless to say, we spend a lot of time indoors during the hottest part of the day. Since Independence Day is just around the corner, we've been busy making patriotic crafts, like these Toilet Paper Roll Painted Fireworks and Popsicle Stick … [Read more...]

Toilet Paper Roll Painted Fireworks

The summer is in full swing here and I'm keeping the kiddos busy with activities, outings and creative play time. This week we're planning for July 4th and we made these super cute Toilet Paper Roll Painted Fireworks. After last year's incident with real fireworks, I doubt we will ever buy the real deal again. What I love about projects like these … [Read more...]

Interview with Eugene Levy from Finding Dory

Raising a child is no laughing matter. That is unless you're Eugene Levy, voice of "Charlie" in Finding Dory. As a character with a humorous side, it's tough trying to raise your blue tang daughter Dory with short term memory loss. During the Finding Dory event, we were able to sit down with Eugene Levy to chat about parenting, his experience as … [Read more...]

Get Paid to Take Surveys

This is a partnered post. As always all thoughts and opinions are my own. With any amount of online research you can find plenty of websites claiming you can get paid to take surveys. The problem is, not all sites are created equal and not all sites are legit. It's very easy to get drawn in to the claims of "making easy money at home," but don't … [Read more...]

Bizaardvark Set Visit

Before attending the Finding Dory event earlier this month, I had no clue what Bizaardvark was. If you don't know what it is, it's an upcoming Disney Channel comedy series set to premiere June 24, 2016, before taking up its regular timeslot on July 10th. While I was in LA I had the opportunity to meet the writers, cast and producers during the … [Read more...]

New Bounty Prints Featuring Finding Dory

In celebration of Disney•Pixar’s Finding Dory, Bounty has introduced NEW limited-edition paper towel and napkin prints that allow you to clean up all your unexpected messes and spills, with a little fun from our favorite forgetful fish. And let's face it y'all, the kids may even help clean up their messes with these fun prints from Finding … [Read more...]

Interview with Albert Brooks and Hayden Rolence from Finding Dory

Over the weekend, we celebrated the special relationship between my children and their father. It was a fun-filled day, barbecuing and watching basketball. But this weekend, movie goers flocked to see another father/son duo back on the big screen. Your favorite clownfish, Nemo and Marlin, are back in the sequel Finding Dory. As part of the Finding … [Read more...]

Finding Dory Themed Merchandise

With the release of Disney/Pixar's latest film, Finding Dory, comes the release of all the adorable plushes, books, backpacks, clothes, and more! When I was in LA last week for the Finding Dory Red Carpet Premiere, I was able to get a first hand look at some of the options available. And let me tell you, the Finding Dory themed merchandise does not … [Read more...]