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Double Dip on Savings at Kroger #Kroger4xFuel16

Saving Money Bank

Disclosure: I partnered with Tatu Digital Media to bring you this helpful information. All opinions are 100% my own. Saving money is always something I am trying to do more of. Who doesn't want to save as much money as possible when you have to buy things? School supplies are something many of us are buying this time of year so why not save money when buying them!? We are always buying extra for my husband's students so every penny counts! … [Read more...]

Jord Wood Watches for Women – THE Summertime Accessory

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Watches for women are not always easy for me to find or love. When it's hot I don't like a lot of jewelry on or anything heavy on my wrist. When I was offered a watch from Jord Wood Watches in exchange for review I quickly took them up on the offer. Their watches for women are gorgeous and unique, who wouldn't want the chance to review one?! Of the Jord watches for women, I was given several options to choose from. I decided to go with the … [Read more...]

Flourishing at SafeSplash Swim School #IAmSafeSplash

SafeSplash Swim School #IAmSafeSplash

Swimming is something I've always personally loved but water scares me when it comes to my kids. There are always those "what ifs" that cross a parent's mind. That's why I knew I wanted my kids to take swimming lessons. I was recently offered a chance to review SafeSplash Swim School and knew I needed to let the kids experience the month of lessons they offered us in exchange for a review. What I didn't realize at the time was just how happy we … [Read more...]

NEXO Knights 4D Movie at LEGOLAND Michigan

NEXO Lnights Lego Movie

Disclosure: I was provided with tickets to LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan in exchange for coverage of this 4D movie. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan shared with us the 4D movie: NEXO Knights™! We recently went to view it and had a blast! We are probably the only family in the world that had not yet experienced a 4D movie but for our first, we were quite impressed with … [Read more...]

No Mess Toddler Snacking with Gerber Lil’ Beanies

Lil Beanies Snacks

Do you have an independent toddler? You know, the kind that wants to do EVERYTHING herself? Doesn't need your help, ever?! Both of my girls have been this way and they like to create a scene if I try to help them. When it comes to toddler snacking it can be a nightmare. Feeding herself can be messy when it comes to snacks like yogurt, applesauce, or smoothies. Since it's been a bit messy lately I decided when I went to Target yesterday I HAD to … [Read more...]

Enjoying Milk & Cookies Again with a2 Milk® (and a Cookie Recipe!)

a2 Milk and Cookies

This post was sponsored by a2 Milk® as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. Milk and cookies has been a favorite of mine since I can remember. I've always had a sweet tooth and there is just something about cookies with milk. When I met my husband I found out he deals with some stomach troubles when drinking milk. I felt terrible for him that he couldn't freely … [Read more...]

Summer Cravings with Stonyfield Yogurt and prAna Jeans

Stonyfield Greek Yogurt #SummerCravings

As a Stonyfield Yo-Getter I received yogurt coupons from Stonyfield and prAna jeans in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Can you believe June is finally here? Winters seem to be so long here in Michigan because the cold makes me long more and more for the summer warmth and longer days. Now that June is here we are thoroughly enjoying the warmer days and the outside play with the … [Read more...]

Join Macy’s in Celebrating Strawberry Shortcake Day! #AmericanIcons

Strawberry Shortcake #AmericanIcons

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of Macy’s; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. Who doesn't love Strawberry Shortcake? It's an American Icon for sure! To me, it symbolizes summer, warmth and family fun! We always enjoy it together during summer family cookouts and gatherings. Macy's invites us all to celebrate … [Read more...]

Loving my Honeywell Air Purifier During Spring Cleaning!

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Disclosure: I am a Honeywell Air Purifier ambassador and this post is sponsored, however, all opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Spring cleaning has been at the top of my to-do list for a few weeks now. It's not staying at the top of the list because I'm not doing it, it's staying there because it seems there is always something more that needs to be done. With working outside of the home full time, being a mama to 4, … [Read more...]

Pink Lemonade Shop’s is celebrating 9 years! (Cloth Pad Chat & Giveaways)

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Pink Lemonade Shop's is celebrating 9 years with a Cloth Pad Chat and Giveaways galore! Pink Lemonade Shop is turning 9 Years old this week and they're celebrating in the most awesome way possible. They've teamed up with several great brands and bloggers (like me!) to bring you a cloth pad chat and tons of giveaways! Monday through Friday they'll have a Flash Giveaway every day on their Facebook page. They also have an EPIC Rafflecopter … [Read more...]

Book Review: Garden Safari Vegetable Soup + Discount Code

Garden Safari

Disclosure: This post regarding Garden Safari Vegetable Soup is sponsored by Kitchen Club Kids, however, all opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Reading has been a huge part of my life since I was a little girl. I've always loved books. My husband, as you all know, is a teacher and he truly knows the importance of reading with kids. He and I both have always been passionate about spreading our love for reading to our … [Read more...]

A Healthier Shrimp Fried Rice (Recipe)

Shrimp Fried Rice Recipe

The older I get and the more active my kids get I get more and more in tune with the fact that I NEED to eat healthier. It's not only an option anymore, it's something I need to do for my kids, for my family. Fried rice has always been something I've been fond of but let's face it, it's not the healthiest thing to eat...until now. This healthier version of Shrimp Fried Rice will have your mouth watering! A Healthier Shrimp Fried Rice The trick … [Read more...]

Doctor On Demand – A Parent’s Dream

Doctor on Demand

This post was sponsored by Doctor On Demand as part of a Blog Blast Activation for Influence Central. As a mama to four who is busy with the kids, hubby, taking care of the house and working outside of the house I am very limited on time. There have been many times when I've needed to take the kids to the doctor and can't get into our doctor (because she's always booked) and end up taking them to urgent care. I waited 6 hours at urgent care … [Read more...]

Tropical Frozen Yogurt Bars (Recipe)

Frozen Yogurt Bars

These Tropical Frozen Yogurt Bars were created by me using ingredients I received as part of my partnership with Stonyfield. Barleans and Stonyfield provided me with products but all ideas and opinions are my own. With the warmer weather arriving and my kids always wanting sweet treats, I've been pondering on how to get HEALTHY sweet treats into them. When I was sent some products from Barleans to try my brain starting creating a million … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Month + a Nature’s Path Giveaway!

Nature's Path Cereal

This post about ways to celebrate Earth Month is sponsored by Nature's Path. All opinions are 100% my own. It can be hard to find healthy options for breakfast that the kids will actually eat. With all of the character/cartoon looking "fun" cereals on the market I find myself in trouble if I take them shopping with me. It's hard to tell those sweet begging eyes no. If they only knew what was actually in those cereals. I was recently introduced … [Read more...]

Our Date Night at the MotorCity Hotel Casino

Motor City Hotel

This post is sponsored by MotorCity Casino Hotel. My husband and I have three little ones at home and rarely take the time to go out for date nights. We spend time together after the kids are in bed but we don't really have a lot of family nearby to watch the kids so we can go out. We don't mind most times because we both love being parents and being with our kids and doing family things is at the top of our list. Don't get me wrong, spending … [Read more...]

How to Support Your Local Economy

How to support your local economy

How to Support Your Local Economy Keeping your money in your city or state seems to be becoming more and more important. Paying local shops for goods and supporting local businesses is great for the economy of every city and state. There are a few different ways to accomplish this, here are some ideas to help you support your local economy. Support Local Business This one goes without saying. Supporting local business is the easiest way to … [Read more...]

DC Super Hero Girls YouTube Channel and $100 Giveaway

DC Super Hero

My kids LOVE anything to do with super heros. Yes, even my girls. But then again, how could they not love them? A super hero is exciting and powerful and everyone looks up to them. Even I love them! Something else my kids love is watching things on YouTube. They love watching the iPad (or even on my phone!). I was able to recently introduce them to the DC Super Hero Girls YouTube channel and they are in love! If your kids are looking for … [Read more...]

The Big $10 Sale Happening NOW at Kate Quinn Organics!

Kate Quinn Organics Sale

You all know I love this sale! It happens a few times a year and I love getting some things for my girls at this sale! Kate Quinn Organics has some of the cutest clothing I've seen! I love their unique styles and the fact that the clothing is organic! The big $10 sale has started! This sale offers some amazing deals and again, only happens a few times a year! Don't miss your chance to get some deals on some quality, safe clothing for your … [Read more...]

Teaching Kids About Recycling with Homemade Earth Crayons

teaching kids about recycling

My kids are still fairly young at 5, 4 and 2. They are not, however, too young to learn about recycling and how important it is to our Earth. April is Earth Month and it's the perfect time teaching kids about recycling. My kids have been somewhat familiar with it for a while now since we have been recycling items in our home for years. We all know there's always more to learn and teaching them the hows and whys behind the action is something we … [Read more...]

All About Our Disney Kids Preschool Playdate

Disney Kids decorations

I received free products in order to host the Disney Kids Preschool Playdate. The opinions expressed here are my own. My kids are falling more and more in love with Disney every day. When we were recently selected to host a Disney Kids Preschool Playdate they were ecstatic. I ended up wishing I had not told them before we received the box because every day that the delivery guy didn't show up they were disappointed. Finally, when that day came … [Read more...]

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan Now Open – Our Sneak Peek!

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Michigan

Disclosure: I was provided with a sneak peek of LEGOLAND Discovery Center in exchange for coverage. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Thursday we were lucky enough to be among the people that got a sneak peek of the LEGOLAND Discovery Center at Great Lakes Crossing in Auburn Hills. LA had a half day of school so I was lucky enough to be able to arrange my work schedule where I could pick him up and have a … [Read more...]