A Parenting Wake-Up Call #IamProtective

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias Like all new moms, I’ve been protecting my children since the day they were born. Protecting them from germs. Protecting them from mosquitos. Protecting them from crawling off the deck. Protecting their health, their safety, their feelings…. [read more]

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Are you packing lunches right now? Getting back into the swing of homework? Well, get ready because I’m about to blow your mind. There are only 99 days left until Christmas. Of course everyone doesn’t celebrate Christmas, but most of us need great gift ideas at one point or another. That’s the beauty of gift cards:… [read more]

Stay Powered Up with MyCharge {iPad Mini Giveaway}

If you follow me on any of my social media channels, you might have noticed that I’ve been doing some traveling lately. Several conferences this year, a few trade shows, some local trips with the family. Once I left my day job, I decided that I was going to try to make the most of… [read more]

Adventures in Eating: 8 Weird Garden Foods to Try

I’m a big believer in traditional garden staple veggies, but my husband is an explorer. We usually meet in the middle, so I get my plain old green peas and the kids get to try lots of fun new things. Today, I’m sharing a little inspiration to make your next garden more interesting. We’ve grown 4… [read more]

Halloween Spiderweb Quesadilla with Black Olive Spiders

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Olives are fun food. One of my clearest memories as a kid is sitting at the Thanksgiving table with a big black olive on each of my ten fingers, waving them around happily as my mom tried to get me to eat anything else. (It didn’t work. I just ate black olives and the occasional… [read more]