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7 Ways to Protect Yourself from the Flu

I’m proud to be working with CVS Pharmacy to help spread the word about #BetterHealthMadeEasy and how to #FindYourHealthy. 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. There's no denying that the cold, winter months are here to stay for a … [Read more...]

Drive Safe Challenge | A Great Resource for Parents with Teen Drivers

This is a partnered post with Mercury Insurance to share about the Drive Safe Challenge. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I remember being a teenager and looking forward to the day I could get behind the steering wheel of a vehicle and drive. There was something so rewarding about being able to go wherever I wanted to go, whenever … [Read more...]

Keep Your Kids Clothes Looking and Smelling New (as long as possible)

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Lysol®. The opinion and text are all mine. I know it goes without saying that kids' clothes are not cheap. Each season I spend a pretty penny on clothing for my children and I want to make sure it looks new as long as possible. Over the years, I've learned things I wish I knew from the … [Read more...]

DIY Bug Spray Without DEET

Want to make your own bug spray? Learn how to make your own DIY Bug Spray without DEET! With the recent hurricanes that have ravaged through the south, areas impacted are seeing more mosquitos than ever. All the standing water has given those pesky mosquitos more places to breed which means more mosquitos that are looking for human flesh to … [Read more...]

Turn Everyday Spending Into Big Rewards

Thank you CreditCards.com for sponsoring this post. Visit CreditCards.com today to find the right card for you. I wish I knew then what I know now about using credit cards. I'm sure there are many that feel the same way. Credit cards, if not used in a smart way, can lead many into a pit of debt that is so terribly hard to crawl out of. But, if … [Read more...]

How to Make an Easy Soccer Tablescape

This is a partnered post with Target. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Hosting a soccer party? Here are some are tips for making an Easy Soccer Tablescape. Before kids, tailgating was kind of cool. Hanging out with friends in the back of a truck, rooting on our favorite team. But when there are kids in tow, tailgating is more work … [Read more...]

Before You Go Bathroom Spray

I finally broke down and purchased my first bottle of Poo-pourri a few months ago. I mainly got it for when friends or family came over they would feel comfortable using the bathroom, if the need arose while they were in my home. I was surprised with the cost and set out on a mission to make my own Before You Go Bathroom Spray. Poo-Pourri … [Read more...]

LEGO Sets for Kids Under $20

Get these LEGO sets for kids under $20 to enhance summer play! Now that summer is here and the kids are home for the next three months, it's critical that I have things for them to do. Since the heat is brutal here in the summer, I try to find activities we can do inside during the heat of the day and then allow them to play outside once the sun … [Read more...]

Kindle Books for Children That You Can Download Instantly

My kids are so excited that the school year has come to a close and summer has officially begun. They're looking forward to lazy mornings, pool days, and vacations! And to be totally honest, so am I. But to keep their little brains working over the summer months, we will continue to read. To make it easy for you, I've compiled a list of Kindle … [Read more...]

Magic Jigsaw Puzzles | Fun For the Whole Family!

When I was younger I would spend hours sitting at the table looking at puzzles pieces, trying to find where they fit into the chaos laid out before me. There was something so cathartic about finding where each puzzle piece belonged. It was so satisfying finding where one piece belonged in a sea of many others. I still like to solve puzzles, but the … [Read more...]