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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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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Need RESCUEd From Too Much Stress?


Stress is part of every day life.  But it’s important thing to remember that not all stress is bad.  In fact some stress can actually be good.  Perhaps your stressing about a job interview or a first date.  Both of those are very awesome things, but they can still get your stress level rising.  For me as a mom of four little girls every day I find myself stressing about a million different things.  These things can be as simple as if they are eating enough at each meal or if they’ve brushed their teeth.  But then they can also … …..

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1 in 4 Americans Experience Bladder Leakage – Join Me & #DropYourPants for #Underawareness


Thanks to Depend for sponsoring today’s discussion. After giving birth to my absolutely adorable little girls I knew my body would change.  I knew my stomach would never be the same again.  I knew my breasts wouldn’t be as perky… especially after many years of breastfeeding.  I knew those veins and dimpling in my thighs would be around for the long haul.  But something I wasn’t prepared for was losing the control I had over my bladder.  That thing now seems to have a mind of it’s own.  I can’t laugh, sneeze, cough, or throw up without peeing myself!  And … …..

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Belly Glo Night Lights- Pals That Can Travel Right To Bed With You! {Review & Giveaway}


While doing some shopping and talking to vendors at MommyCon Chicago a few weeks ago, Mama Harper and I stopped in to say hello to the lovely ladies with Crane. Both of us were already big fans of Crane and their very cute humidifiers, so we knew their company well. I had come to MommyCon with a list of items I needed to buy, and among them wasn’t a new humidifier, but something I else I saw (much to my surprise!) right there on Crane’s table- their brand new Belly Glo Night Lights! Since our 18 month old is starting … …..

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MommyCon Chicago- Incredible Fun, Learning, & Encouragement in Parenthood


MommyCon Chicago (mah-me kahn shi-kah go) n. : 1. An event packed full of ridiculous amounts of fun, learning, friendship, encouragement, and shopping, wrapped up in an awesome pink and black package. Often includes amazing swag bag. 2. An excuse to leave my kids at home, focus on me as a mom, and meet some pretty fantastic people. Ok, maybe #2 was just my personal definition, and heck, #1 is mine too, but I have so much to tell you about last weekend’s MommyCon Chicago that I just don’t even know where to start! But as the saying often goes, … …..

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Strolling with the Urbini Emi Travel System Available Exclusively at Walmart


I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Urbini. I received an Urbini stroller to facilitate my review as well as thank me for my participation. As a mom of four who has tested out many different pieces of baby gear it has gotten rather hard to impress me.  I admit to being a bit of a stroller snob, hehe.  And so when a box from Urbini arrived on our doorstep I was a bit skeptical if the Emi Travel System would live up to my expectations.  Of course a new stroller can never stay in … …..

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