Jewelry With a Purpose: Count Me Healthy Bangle Bracelets

I feel like I should probably be writing about what I did for Valentine’s Day, or maybe even looking forward to Mother’s Day gifts, but honestly, all I want to tell you about today is a recent gift – a pretty bangle bracelet – that has been keeping me focused on my New Year’s resolutions. Ha!…

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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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Buy Some Time with an Easy Oil Change #DropShopandOil {Giveaway}

This easy oil change shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.#DropShopAndOil #CollectiveBias Confession time: I’ve been neglecting my baby. My first one. In the years since she joined our family, I’ve gone from doting, meticulous mommy to a terrible procrastinator, leaving her disheveled and lonely, while…

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Before Coffee and After Coffee. Because Coffee. (with Homemade Coffee Creamer Recipe) #McCafeMyWay

This shop about McCafe coffee pods has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc.and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #McCafeMyWay #CollectiveBias Coffee. COFFEE. Coffeecoffeeecoffeeeee.  We moms talk a lot about coffee, don’t we? There’s good reason for that. When parenthood turns your entire world upside down, a good cup of coffee is one of…

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The #HolidaysAreCalling (All the Way to Michigan!) with Walmart Best Plans

This shop about Unlimited Talk Text and Data/Web from Walmart Family Mobile has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HolidaysAreCalling #CollectiveBias I have one brother. He and I are ten years apart, and we only lived under the same roof for about 8 years. I left home to go…

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And We're Off! Learning to Read with Rosetta Stone Kids Reading Program #RSKids

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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Rosetta Stone. I received a product and a promotional item to thank me for participating. I thought I was nervous about my 5-year-old starting school. Then, when I realized that he was going to miss the cutoff and we’d have to wait another whole…

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Give the Gift of Great Photos with Canon and Best Buy #HintingSeason

As a member of the Best Buy Blogger Network, sometimes I’m asked to share holiday gift ideas with you. This time it’s easy because it’s a product I really do own, use and LOVE! Well, I sort of own it.  I own the Canon EOS Rebel T3, but it’s the Canon EOS Rebel T5i that you can save…

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Calming the Christmas Antsy Pants with Northpole Gifts #NorthpoleFun

This shop about Hallmark Northpole gifts has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NorthpoleFun #CollectiveBias  ‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house…the kids were going BANANAS. You know how it goes. The weeks leading up to Christmas are busy and hectic and by Dec….

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The Hottest Toy Deals at @Burlington! (Elsa Plush Doll #Giveaway)

This post was brought to you by the holiday toy deals at Burlington. I remember shopping at Burlington Coat Factory with my Mom when I was little. And, as expected, my recollection includes lots and lots of coats. But now? Burlington has just about everything you could want in a department store, and the prices are always good…

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