Celebrate Earth Day with Disneynature’s Monkey Kingdom

Celebrate Earth Day with Disneynature's Monkey Kingdom with this fun family guide.

Next month I'll be making the journey east to Orlando, Florida to learn more about Disneynature's Monkey Kingdom. I'm incredibly thrilled to break my own traveling hiatus to spend three days celebrating at Walt Disney World with 24 other bloggers as we experience Disney in a whole new way -- without children! I've done it before, but I'm so excited … [Read more...]

Birds in a Nest with Cheese and Bacon

This Birds in a Nest recipe is a fun twist to a traditional breakfast.

This is a partnered post with Eggland's Best. As always, all thoughts and opinions stated are my own. I've been making Birds in a Nest for my family for years. It's such a fun take on the traditional eggs and toast breakfast and the kids absolutely love it. When I was making Birds in a Nest for myself this week for breakfast, I decided to add … [Read more...]

DreamWorks Animation’s HOME Movie + Giveaway

Dreamworks Home Movie

Three days…that is what stands between us and spring break. As much as I'm looking forward to beach days and outings with my kiddos, I'm also looking forward to just hanging out at home. I remember home; it's the place we drop off backpacks on our way to Girl Scouts, gymnastics, and PTA meetings. Three days…I can't wait! I don't think it's a … [Read more...]

iRobot Roomba 870 Vacuum Cleaning Robot

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Product provided for review. As always, all thoughts opinions are my own. I'll be honest and say that sweeping and vacuuming aren't my favorite household chores. I do them because I have to, but honestly, besides cleaning the bathrooms, it's my least favorite chore. But it's a chore that has to be done every day when you have three kids and a … [Read more...]

Summer Learning Program & Treasure Hunt

Keep your children sharp through the summer with Brain Chase, an online summer learning program.

This is a partnered post with Brain Chase. As always, all thoughts and opinions stated are my own. It's already March and that means the countdown to summer is on. The kids usually don't start their countdowns until May, but I start mine the week after spring break. After spending the week going at a leisurely pace and doing whatever it is we … [Read more...]

Practice Makes Perfect

Enjoy the flavors of your favorite buffalo wings with this Slow Cooker Buffalo Pulled Pork Sandwiches Recipe.

This is a partnered post with the National Pork Board. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Can I be honest with y'all for a few seconds? Because sometimes I feel like a total and complete failure. All. Because. Of. Pinterest. Sometimes Pinterest is my enemy and sometimes Pinterest in my BFF. And it all depends on how well my time in … [Read more...]

A Dream for my Family

A Dream for my Family

This is a partnered post with MetLife. As always, all thoughts and opinions stated are my own. From the moment I found out I was pregnant with my first child, I knew I wanted to be the best mom possible to my children. During my pregnancy, I had dreams about motherhood and envisioned a life full of laughs, hugs and love. Early on during my first … [Read more...]

Chunky Italian Sausage Spaghetti Sauce

Liven up your spaghetti night with this Chunky Italian Sausage Spaghetti Sauce!

This is a partnered post with Johnsonville. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Before marrying an Italian over 12 years ago, I don't ever remember eating Italian Sausage. I'm not saying that I absolutely did not, I just don't remember. My dad was (and still is) very much a meat and potatoes kind of guy. And since he did the cooking … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Buffalo Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Enjoy the flavors of your favorite buffalo wings with this Slow Cooker Buffalo Pulled Pork Sandwiches Recipe.

This is a partnered post with the National Pork Board. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. One thing I learned while trying to photograph these delicious Slow Cooker Buffalo Pulled Pork Sandwiches is that it's difficult to photograph a messy sandwich. No matter which angle I shot at, no matter how I added things into the frame, … [Read more...]

DIY Clothespin Picture Frame

Repurpose an old thrift store picture frame and create a beautiful DIY Clothespin Picture Frame.

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and timeshel, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #timeshelprints http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV If you were to look at my iPhone right now, you would find hundreds of photos of my children, my husband, and our travels. Even though I have a decent DSLR, … [Read more...]