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Free Pancakes for Kids at Denny’s

This is a partnered post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Have you tried the all new pancakes at Denny's yet? Oh my gosh, we absolutely love them. The new Buttermilk Pancakes are made with fresh ingredients, like real eggs, fresh buttermilk and a hint of vanilla. These fresh ingredients are all hand-mixed to order and bring … [Read more...]

CVS Pharmacy inside Target Stores Nationwide

I’m proud to be working with CVS Pharmacy on the CVS Pharmacy Difference Campaign. All opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at CVS.com or with the appropriate manufacturers. As a long time customer of both CVS Pharmacy and Target, this new partnership between the two retailers is pretty … [Read more...]

How to Feed the Teenage Brain

Last month I attended the Annual National Conference where over 6,500 food nutrition professionals were in attendance. This conference isn't geared towards parents but it gave me a look behind the scenes of a school lunch menu. Not only did I learn so much about the policies and guidelines that are in place, but it gave me a deeper understanding of … [Read more...]

Back to School Sampling Event

This is a partnered post with Sampler. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Why is it that the summer always flies by but the school year drags on? It's hard to believe that in a few short weeks I'll be sending my little guy back to school. As we are gearing up for the busy back to school season, I wanted to highlight some products in … [Read more...]

Behind the Scenes of a School Lunch Menu

As a mother of three school-aged children, I was extremely excited when I was invited to attend the Annual National Conference this year in San Antonio, Texas as a guest of the School Nutrition Association. In its 70th year, this conference is geared towards school nutrition professionals, industry members and food service professionals that work … [Read more...]

7 Must-Haves for a Good Night’s Sleep

This is a sponsored post written for ZzzQuil. I was compensated for this post Vicks as part of the Vicks Ambassador Network but all opinions are my own. In case you haven't figured it out by now, I'm kind of obsessed with sleep. Like, I really adore it. It's just one of those things that make me happy. Probably a lot more than it should. Whether … [Read more...]

Kids Eat Free at Denny’s

This is a partnered post. I'm sharing this post because I though you'd like to know that kids eat free at Denny's. I'm always down for a cheap meal out with the family. It's July and summer is finally in full swing. Kids are enjoying sleeping in and parents are enjoying the less busy days. At least we are anyway. I absolutely love everything … [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...]

My thoughts on LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures

Do you remember the first time you saw Star Wars? If you're like me, you were probably hooked from the first text scroll. I had the great pleasure of being able to sit down with Executive Producers Bill Motz and Bob Roth from the new animated series LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures as part of the Finding Dory/Disney XD Event. LEGO Star … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Giveaway from HEB

This post is in partnership with Lunchbox. As always all thoughts and opinions are those of the writer. Not all superheroes wear capes. Some wear shirts and ties; others wear embroidered polos. Around here, we have figured out that we don't need superheroes. We've got Dad! Being a parent to three little girls, my husband spends his time … [Read more...]