Chocolate Protein Iced Coffee

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Folgers for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Chocolate Protein Iced Coffee is perfect for busy mornings. Mornings in my house are rushed and chaotic. No matter how much I plan the night before, it's inevitable that something will go awry and the morning will quickly spin out of control. I'm … [Read more...]

Kidbox | A Style Box for Children

This post is in partnership with Kidbox. All thoughts and opinions are my own. All three of my children are finally to the age where they care about how they're dressed. My daughter has cared long before the boys, but my boys have just recently, within the past year, started caring about their appearance. Now that they each have their own likes … [Read more...]

Is Memory Maker Worth It?

You're already spending thousands on your Disney World vacation. Do you splurge for extras? Is Memory Maker worth it? Read on to find out what I think. During our recent trip to Disney World for the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration, we took advantage of the wonderful photographers on site so that we could have photos of the entire family at … [Read more...]

How I Use the Kindle in Our Homeschool Room

During most of my schooling career I attended a very small private school. If I remember correctly, I think when I graduated there was a total of 20 students in my graduating class. Compared to a public school graduation, it was tiny. But honestly, I loved having such a small class. I didn't graduate with most of the students I had grown up with … [Read more...]

Let’s Go See | The Importance of Yearly Eye Exams

I'll admit, my children have never had their vision checked outside of their yearly well-child visits at their pediatrician's office. You know the one where they stand behind the line on the floor, cover one eye, read from the eye chart, and then do it all over again with the other eye. So far, everything has always checked out fine. They read all … [Read more...]

Red, White & Bacon Menu at Denny’s

This is a partnered post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. This spring Denny's launched the Red, White & Bacon menu in celebration of the long-awaited film, Independence Day: Resurgence. The limited-time menu boasts the resurrection of America’s bacon favorites featuring seven sweet and salty dishes, including premium … [Read more...]

A Special First Mother’s Day

Every Mother's Day is special, but this Mother's Day will be extra special for a very new mom I know. Meet Melissa. She spent many, many years trying to get pregnant and this coming Sunday, she'll finally be able to celebrate being a mom. Over the years Pampers has given me opportunities to reach out to those in my community and give back in a … [Read more...]

DIY Bleached Mickey Mouse Shirt

We're headed to Disney World for the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration soon and the last couple of weeks I've been busy giving the kids hints about our upcoming trip. (They know we're going somewhere, just not sure where.) I started with these adorable Mickey Mouse Oreo Pops, made some super sweet Mickey Mouse Candy Bark, started collecting … [Read more...]

Snacks to Pack for Disney World

I’m proud to be working with CVS Pharmacy to help spread the word about their tasty and better-for-you Gold Emblem and Gold Emblem abound exclusive snack lines. All opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at or with the appropriate manufacturers. Save a little on the budget with … [Read more...]

Bacon and Spinach Mac and Cheese

Bacon and Spinach Mac and Cheese, y'all! It's as delicious as it sounds. Even my non-green-eating hubby loved it. When I win his stamp of approval with something green, it's like I've won the lottery. Well, not like really winning the lottery, but you get my point, right? I've partnered with New World Pasta Company to promote the newly earned … [Read more...]