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Happy Halloween from Baymax and MOGM! #BigHero6 #MeetBaymax

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween! It's a cold and rainy day here in Michigan but I took the kids to an indoor event earlier today. We also took them Trick-or-Treating last weekend so they've had their fill and won't be going out tonight. We are, instead, having a family movie and pizza night! I just wanted to wish you all a Happy Halloween and hope your little ones are enjoying the day! (If you've not heard about Baymax and Big Hero 6, read about it … [Read more...]

Warming Up with All Natural Soups – a Quick and Easy Dinner from Frontier Soups

All Natural Soups from Frontier Soups

You all know how much I love quick and easy dinners! My two year old daughter LOVES soup! I refuse to give her canned soup and homemade soup really takes quite a while to make and is just not realistic after I get home from work. There just isn't enough time. You can imagine my excitement when I learned of all natural soups from Frontier Soups! They are similar to homemade soups, they are all natural and only need a few ingredients to be added. … [Read more...]

Vander Ark Furniture $200 Giveaway! #Michigan

This giveaway was sponsored by Vander Ark Furniture. Opinions are my own. Decorating my kids' rooms is something I LOVE to do! It's getting close to the time to re-decorate our girls' room because it's been our nursery for the past four years. Yes, Annie is still a baby, but Addy is close to three so I want to do more of a toddler theme. It'll be time to get Addy out of her toddler bed before I know it and we'll be searching for a twin size … [Read more...]

Keeping Up with Rainbow Light’s Multivitamin for Women Over 35

Multivitamin for women over 35

Advanced maternal age. Yes, those were the words I heard from my doctor's office with my last pregnancy. I wasn't too thrilled, but reality says that I'm kind of in the range of "older women" having babies. Getting older really did show in my last pregnancy as it was my roughest. It's vital that we take care of ourselves and whether we are trying to conceive, pregnant or nursing, Rainbow Light's multivitamin for women over 35 is just what we need … [Read more...]

Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Presents Built to Amaze in Metro Detroit

Barnum and Bailey Ringmaster

I received something of value from Feld Entertainment as part of their Insider Program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. It's that time of year again! My kids call it the "magic show", but really it's the circus coming back to metro Detroit! Last year was their first time attending a circus and they were in amazement the entire time! Check out my post about our experience and you'll see … [Read more...]

Walt Disney Animation Studios Sets Sail With Moana #Moana

Disney's Moana

Yesterday Walt Disney Animation Studios revealed plans today for MOANA, a sweeping, CG-animated comedy-adventure about a spirited teenager on an impossible mission to fulfill her ancestors' quest. Don't you just love news of a new Disney movie!? Details about Moana from Disney: WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS SETS SAIL WITH “MOANA”  Ron Clements and John Musker (“Aladdin,” “The Princess and the Frog”) Helm the … [Read more...]

Warm Up with this Unstuffed Cabbage Recipe

Unstuffed cabbage recipe

Looking for warm, soup-type recipes to make with the cooler weather arriving? My friend, Melissa, told me about this unstuffed cabbage recipe she made last week.  She was quite proud that it took a fraction of the time to make than stuffed cabbage takes! She's always been quite the cook and when I was single I often enjoyed going to her house for dinner! lol These days though, we often talk about quick and easy dinner ideas so I was excited … [Read more...]

Exclusive Disney on Ice Promo Code for Auburn Hills – Frozen

disney on ice promo code

I know the Frozen Disney on Ice is highly anticiapted! After going to the Princesses & Heroes performance last week and seeing the excitement of everyone when the Frozen characters performed, I know this is going to be a huge hit! Tickets go on sale to the public this Friday, October 24! Get your tickets now and use the Disney on Ice promo code below! Disney On Ice presents Frozen When: March 12-15, 2015 Where: The Palace of … [Read more...]

A Special Look at Disney’s Feast #Feast

New short film - Disney's Feast

I'm always excited about new things from Disney and this is no exception! Take a look at Disney's Feast, a new short film coming next month!   A Look Into Disney's Feast Genre:   Animated/Comedy/Short Rating:  TBA U.S. Release Date: November 7, 2014 in front of “Big Hero 6” Director: Patrick Osborne Producer: Kristina Reed “Feast,” a new short from first-time director Patrick Osborne (head of animation … [Read more...]

Enter the Wee Rascals + Mōksa Organics Fall Giveaway!

Moksa Fall Giveaway

We all love a good giveaway!! Here's one you don't want to miss! You all know I am a huge fan of Moksa Organics and this is one great giveaway!! They've partnered with Wee Rascals for this fall giveaway that includes: Moksa's Forage Farm complete set (bar soap, body butter and hand soap.) and a Johnny Appleseed shirt from Wee Rascals! This giveaway ends October 23, 2014 so hurry and get over there to enter! Looks like an awesome package, … [Read more...]

3 Atlantic Luggage – Win a Family Trip for Four Sweepstakes

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Atlantic Luggage for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Luggage is something we all need at times. Although we don't use it daily, in most cases, we need to have a good set for when we do travel! Atlantic Luggage has been pioneering great luggage since 1919, making family traveling easier with their versatile, lightweight and affordable luxury sets. With a range of varieties in color, style … [Read more...]

Holiday Shopping Awaits You at Brilliant Sky Toys & Books in Oakland County

Brilliant Sky Toys & Books Michigan

Disclosure: I was provided with a gift card in exchange for my time in visiting the store and writing about my experience. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. It's that time of year again...holiday shopping is fast approaching! A few weeks ago I visited Brilliant Sky Toys & Books in Oakland County for some holiday shopping ideas. This particular location is in Rochester Hills actually, so pretty convenient of a … [Read more...]

Get Your Camera Bliss this Holiday Season with GoPro Cameras at Best Buy #GoProatBestBuy

GoPro at Best Buy

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Photography has been a love of mine since I was in high school. I even traveled as a dance photographer for a short time and loved the work (the travel was for the birds! lol). My husband and kids do occasional modeling jobs and we need updated head shots often so we still do get quite a bit of … [Read more...]

Quick and Healthy Lunch for Kids with Applegate Half Time (Giveaway)

Quick and Easy Lunch for Kids #LunchingAwesome

This post was created in partnership with Stonyfield. All opinions are my own. We are settling into our fall routine. Daddy is back to teaching, the kids are back to daycare/school, schedules are busy as can be, the days are getting shorter and we need a solution for a quick and healthy lunch for kids. Even quick and healthy snacks are something we constantly look for. Applegate has a new solution for all of us who need a quick and healthy … [Read more...]

Satisfying My Craving with My Fiesta Burrito Recipe

Fiesta-Burritos

Mexican food is a favorite in our house and a few days ago I created a hit! I created a new Fiesta Burrito recipe that is great for easy dinners and party favorites! It really didn't take much time to make this and my husband and oldest son ate them up fast! I'm also going to take these to our next potluck at work. Yyes, they are that easy! My Fiesta Burritos recipe will be a hit at your next party, too! I really used items that I had at home … [Read more...]

Pedigree Dog Food Helps Dogs in Need During Pet Adoption Month #PedigreeGives

Pedigree gives back. #PedigreeGives #Shop

We live pretty close to an animal shelter. I've been telling my husband for some time that I want to volunteer my time there and walk the dogs. I have always been a dog lover! This month I've been given even more reason to not only donate my time, but to donate dog food to the shelter! We took some Pedigree dog food to our local shelter this past weekend and it was the kids' first time visiting a shelter. I grew up with a dog. When I moved out … [Read more...]

Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out – Teaser Trailer Now Available! #InsideOut

Disney Pixar's Inside Out

Get ready! Here comes a new Disney/Pixar film! Inside Out will be in theaters next summer! Here's all of the info about the movie and a new teaser trailer!! INSIDE OUT DISNEY•PIXAR Like on Facebook:                facebook.com/disneypixar Follow on Twitter:                  twitter.com/disneypixar U.S. Release Date:                  June 19, … [Read more...]

Adjusting to a Daycare Routine with Help from Kidecals

Labels for Daycare Items

Working outside of the home is something I wish I didn't have to do. Student loan debt has caused me to have to do so though and my beautiful babies are in daycare while I am at work. We started LA in daycare when he was six weeks old and we've been dealing with daycare for just over four years now with him and his little sisters. There are many things we've adjusted to over the years so I want to share some tips on adjusting to a daycare routine … [Read more...]

New Big Hero 6 Trailer Now Available! #BigHero6 #MeetBaymax

Big Hero 6 Photo #BigHero6

It's that time of year - the holiday movie season! I love this time of year and spending lots of time with family and having new movies to watch! This November Big Hero 6 hits theaters and it looks like it'll be a fun flick! Big Hero 6 Trailer From Walt Disney Animation Studios, the team behind “Frozen” and “Wreck-It Ralph,” comes “Big Hero 6,” an action-packed comedy-adventure about the special bond that develops between Baymax … [Read more...]

Keeping Our Kitchen Safe with Seventh Generation Cleaning Products #FreeYourBaby

Seventh Generation Hand Washing

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Seventh Generation. I received samples and a promotional item to thank me for participating. Seventh Generation cleaning products have really become a big part of our home and how we keep it safe for our kids. Our kitchen is a primary example of this. We recently bought many of their products: some because we've used and love, others because we really wanted to try … [Read more...]

Sparkling Clean Dishes with Finish Dishwasher Detergent + DIY Storage Container

DIY Dishwasher Detergent Holder

When I think of dishes, I think of several things I want to accomplish. First, I want to cut down on the chemicals that are in the dishwasher detergent we use. Second, I want my dishes to be sparkling clean without costing a fortune. I want them to shine and look pretty by sparkling! Lastly, I need to limit the space we use for supplies like dishwasher detergent because our kitchen is pretty small! Recently, I was challenged to use Finish Quantum … [Read more...]

New Clip from Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day #Blessed #VeryBadDay

new clip from Alexander and the Terrible

I shared with you the information about Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day earlier this week and guess what? There's a new clip from Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day available now! Check it out: In case you missed it, here's the Official Boilerpoint of the film: Disney’s “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” follows the exploits of 11-year-old Alexander (Ed … [Read more...]