Rest Easy and #DoMore Knowing Your Child is Safe (Video Monitor Giveaway)

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Levana. All opinions and text are my own. I’ll admit it. It might not be too far off to call me an overworrier. (Is that a word?) When my kids were born, I was entirely prepared to hover over them forever, ensuring their safety… [read more]

Cool Kitchen Challenge: Slow Cooker Baked Beans Recipe #ProjectEnvolve

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I am a Project Envolve ambassador and receive product and/or compensation for these posts. All opinions and ideas are 100% my own. #ProjectEnvolve #GetEnvolve When my mom stopped by this afternoon, my daughter was in her high chair eating her current favorite food: baked beans. Despite their being one of our go-to summer side dishes and… [read more]

Easy Birthday Gift: Handmade Superhero Crayons and Hallmark Cards #SendSmiles


This handmade superhero crayon craft has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SendSmiles #CollectiveBias Is it just me, or does the spring bring in a whole new crop of kids’ birthday parties? And where you find kids’ birthday parties, you need to find kids’ birthday gifts. Ugh!… [read more]

3 Easy Curb Appeal Tips (for the low-maintenance gardener!) #LetsGarden


Why Monrovia plants? Because my Mom says so, and Mom is always right. OK, so that’s not the only reason we’re Monrovia gardening fans (although Mom’s opinion is usually the one I trust.) I’m a lifetime garden lover and my husband is a master gardener through Penn State, but honestly, our green thumbs are really… [read more]

What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag: 3 Must-haves for Mom!


Hair and skin care samples were received to facilitate this review. I was not compensated for this post, and all opinions are my own. When my second baby was born, I was about 99% unprepared. She was a full three weeks early, and I was working so much that I hadn’t even washed a onesie yet…. [read more]