Cheesy Brussels Sprouts Gratin Recipe (with @JWMCheeseSticks Giveaway)

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I participated in the Mom Blog Tour at the Summer Fancy Food Show on behalf of Wendy’s Bloggers and received John Wm. Macy’s CheeseSticks products to facilitate my review and Brussels Sprouts Gratin recipe. I’d like to introduce you to a new friend of mine. His name is John Wm. Macy, and he’s a foodie from way…

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28 Running Playlist Songs ($25 Target Giveaway)

20 Songs to add to your running playlist

As we head into our first school year, I am realizing that I just might have a few more minutes to devote to things like sleep, hydration, healthy snack options, etc. (Don’t laugh…I know it won’t be much time with a toddler still at home.) But after letting my own self-care slide down the priority list…

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White Bean Pizza Dip {with @CentoFineFoods giveaway}

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I participated in the Mom Blog Tour at the Summer Fancy Food Show on behalf of Wendy’s Bloggers and received Cento products to facilitate my review. #MomBlogTourFF Awesome after school snack idea, comin’ right up! But first, I have to introduce you to a new friend of mine: Cento Fine Foods. I met the folks behind…

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Bathtime Tips: No More Tears in the Tub with TOMY! (Giveaway)

I received bath toys from TOMY to facilitate this post. All opinions and bathtime tips are my own. What comes to mind when I say “bathtime”? If you think, “Aw, bathtime is the best time of day! My kids play and laugh and the whole world is happy and clean!” then this post is for you. On the other hand,…

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Hands-on-Prints Educational Books (with Giveaway)

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Hands-on-Prints books. I received educational books to facilitate my review. As much as I love all things tech-related (phones! tablets! fitness gadgets! oh my!), I’m still a reader and writer at heart. And now that my 5-year-old early reader is developing a passion to…

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Drop your pants for #Underwareness. Wait, what!? (with Starbucks giveaway)

Got kids? If so, how many times have you said, “Why didn’t anyone TELL me about this part of it?” I’m talking about the afterpains. The hair loss. The sad puppy that becomes part of your belly (and never really goes away.) I’m talking about the bladder leakage. (Don’t worry, no one is listening. It’s…

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Pelvic Floor Weakness? Solve it with Apex (Giveaway)

Many woman find that before having children they can run up and down the stairs, do yoga, bounce on a trampoline and more without any problem. But after childbirth? Well, some of those activities can result in embarrassing “oops” moments. Not that I know anything about them… (Ok. I lie. I know all about them.)…

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Donate $5 to Support Playtime, Get an Exclusive Kiwi Crate (and Gymboree giveaway!)

Disclosure: I received a promotional item to facilitate my review, but all opinions are my own. Hey, did you catch my post about Hop ‘N’ Roll, Gymboree’s new line of playwear for boys and girls? Well I have a little more news, and I think you’re going to like it. Do your kids love crafts?…

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A Winter Reading List: 6 Books to Beat the Winter Blahs (and a giveaway!)

I’m not quite sure what a doldrum is, exactly, but I think they’ve invaded my home. Now that the holidays are over, I’m just ready for spring. I think I’m out of luck, though, because this marathon is just beginning. I have a few secret weapons, though – a pile of books that I’m relying…

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