Rainbow Quinoa with Citrus Vinaigrette


This quinoa recipe and accompanying post were created as part of the #NOWWellness Blogger Ambassador campaign for which I am financially compensated. All opinions are my own and honest based on my experience with NOW Foods products. #ad I had a major revelation this week. Wait for it – – – you can make beautiful, fluffy quinoa in…

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NOW Foods Wants Me To Tell You Something #NOWWellness

This post was created as part of the #NOWWellness Blogger Ambassador campaign for which I am financially compensated. All opinions are my own and honest based on my experience with NOW Foods products. #ad As a blogger with a bit of a natural/organic slant, I often find myself with a challenge. See, this blog is…

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Potty Learning Fun at our #PampersEasyUps Potty Party!


This potty learning post was sponsored by Pampers. All opinions are my own. I can’t believe it’s almost time! Time to pack away our cloth diapers, time to put away our diaper bag, time to stop keeping a stash of sposies in the car. Our 2-year-old is starting to learn how to use the potty!…

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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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Chocolate Pavlova with Fresh Strawberries #MobileMemories

This chocolate pavlova recipe post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions about Walmart best plans are mine alone. #MobileMemories #CollectiveBias What do homemade summer desserts and the lowest priced unlimited plans from Walmart have in common? Both can help you hold on to your sweet summer memories long after…

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


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…

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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….

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3 Ways to Limit Clutter Using Unlimited Talk, Text and Data #MyDataMyWay

This spring cleaning post about unlimited talk text and data has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #MyDataMyWay Few things feel better than those first sunny spring days, except maybe for the feeling you get after the accompanying spring cleaning is done. Cleaning out…

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