Make Every Day Earth Day, Starting at the Bathroom Sink with Tom’s of Maine {Plus Mason Jar Storage Rack Tutorial}


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NaturalGoodness #CollectiveBias Earth Day falls on April 22nd this year, but there’s no reason we can’t celebrate all month long.  In fact it is so important that we begin making every day Earth Day.  This is the only Earth we have and I want to do what I can to protect it for future generations.  For that reason our family has begun taking steps to live a greener lifestyle.  One of my favorite ways we have chosen to be a tad greener is … …..

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Creative Indoor Pirate Fun with Pacific Play Tents {Giveaway}


Every day we get a little more excited that the summer sun is getting closer and closer (literally… we celebrate a few degree increase daily!). My boys love to play outside and we’re just about done with what feels to be the everlasting winter.  Luckily, we’re not the only ones that feel this way, and we’ve found the perfect solution for the winter that seems to be straight out of Frozen (yeah, I’m a bit dramatic, but COME ON SUMMER!).  This is where Pacific Play Tents has come in just in the nick of time to save us from the … …..

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Spring Into Carter’s with a 20% Off Coupon


 I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Carter’s. I received a complimentary gift card to facilitate my review and thank me for my participation. A few days ago my four year old, Kaelyn, looked out the living room window and asked “If the calendar says it’s spring why is it snowing outside??”  I couldn’t help but chuckle and told her that the weather in Ohio doesn’t quite coincide with the seasons on the calendar, hehe.  All of my girls are thrilled that there is now more daylight to spend outdoors playing, but they really wish … …..

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“Super Paleo Snacks” Review and Giveaway


My family and I have recently started educating ourselves about the types of foods that we have been eating and how they affect our bodies. More recently, we’ve started a process of slowly eliminating a few things from our diets, especially gluten. We’ve looked into the Paleo lifestyle and all of the benefits, and our interest has been piqued. While I’m slowly learning substitutes and alternatives to grains and gluten, I still have a lot to learn about Paleo cooking. In fact, my biggest hurdle is just trying to figure out what in the world to cook, especially when it … …..

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Capri Sun Roarin’ Waters Snacks for the Kids’ Choice Awards


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KidsChoiceDrink #CollectiveBias One of the great things about having kids… especially as they get a little older… is that you can watch Nickelodeon guilt free.  I have no problem admitting that some of my favorite shows are on a “kids” channel – I may have even shed some tears while watching the series finale of iCarly.  Now my girls and I have become rather fond of Jessie, Austin & Ally and Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, & Dawn.  Oh and I can’t forget Dog with … …..

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Kohl’s Cares Disney Pixar Collection Giveaway


Ever since I had kids, Kohl’s has been one of my very favorite places to shop for my family. Not only can I find some really great sales, but their coupons and Kohl’s Cash deals make shopping there very rewarding. Plus, Kohl’s has such a variety of items in the store that I know I can pretty much grab everything I need in one visit. It’s definitely become a favorite place for birthday gifts since I have quick access to clothes, home goods, toys, candles, and even some great kitchen items. My kids love Kohl’s and tend to get a … …..

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Master Lock Tax Relief Rewards Sweepstakes and File Box Giveaway


Big life changes are exciting, and sometimes stressful, times in our lives.  Events like the birth of new babies, marriages, and going to school can change not only our daily routines, but can bring especially big changes during this time of year- tax season.  Master Lock, the world’s largest manufacturer of the well-known padlocks and security products, has an ongoing commitment to keep consumers safe through all of these different changes and stages with Master Lock Vault. Master Lock Vault is a free, digital safe deposit box that provides a safe and secure solution to securely store and organize lock … …..

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5 Easter Entertaining Tips from Mama Harper


Thank you to HoneyBaked Ham for sponsoring today’s post. Easter is early this year – April 5th to be exact.  And while I don’t get too excited about the cooking part of the holidays I do really enjoy the decorating and entertaining part.  Today I am going to share how you can make your dining room table look very classy and like you slaved away in the kitchen for hours.  All you have to do is follow Mama Harper’s tips and and bask in the compliments, hehe. Tip #1:  Presentation.  If your serving dishes and plates are all haphazardly mismatched … …..

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Jord Wood Watches – Timepieces Inspired by Nature


As a nurse, wearing a watch at work is a must for me. They have to be functional and hold up to lots of wear and tear, and in the process, don’t always end up really pretty. Sometimes when I go out on a date night or to church, I want to go a more fashionable route and wear a watch as an accessory to my outfit, but the watches I wear to work just don’t cut it. So when I saw Jord wood watches, I fell in love right away with their style- each one is a high quality … …..

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Slam Dunk Basketball Party Snacks


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EasyBracketParty #CollectiveBias This week the temperature reached 50° and I’m beginning to believe that spring might actually be on the way.  The girls loved riding their bikes up and down the street and the older neighborhood kids could be found shooting hoops at the end of the block.  As I watched them play I began to sense a little madness in the air.  No matter what part of the country you’re in I bet you felt it too.  And with that madness comes … …..

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