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Earth’s Best and Greek Yogurt are a Match Made in Heaven

Banana Greek Yogurt

I am an Earth’s Best blogger and was not compensated for this post, however I am sent products from the company. Full disclosure at the bottom. My kids love yogurt. I don't know about yours, but mine do and that makes me so happy! You may have noticed that over the past few years, Greek Yogurt seems to be gaining an even larger fan base and new found popularity. Greek Yogurt is packed with even more nutrients than yogurt and has a delicious … [Read more...]

Celebrate Spring with Lunchtime Butterflies

Lunchtime Butterflies

I am an Earth’s Best blogger and was not compensated for this post, however I am sent products from the company. Full disclosure at the bottom. Spring has finally arrived, although here in Michigan the weather isn't convincing! LOL I wanted to share this adorable idea for lunchtime butterflies to give the kids a bit more of a "fun" lunch! Take a look at how I made these! Here are the materials you will need to make the butterflies (we … [Read more...]

The Benefits of DHA and ARA

I am an Earth’s Best blogger and was not compensated for this post, however I am sent products from the company. Full disclosure at the bottom.   Chances are you see all kinds of foods have labels these days that say the item has DHA inside. What are DHA and ARA and why do we need them in our baby’s formulas and foods? Dr. Austin Abramson provides the answers to all of your questions below! For more details and to read the full … [Read more...]

Day 23 What My Hobbies Include in the 31 Day Blog Challenge

31 Day Blog Challenge

This is a fun topic! Day twenty three asks me what my hobbies are!? Well, if you read my challenge post from day twenty two you know that I don't really have much time for alone time or for hobbies. Read on though to see just what hobbies I love! There are many things I enjoy that can be considered hobbies so let me just tell you my list of absolute favorites! Horseback Riding - LOVE it and wish I could do it more often. Reading - … [Read more...]

Day 22 My Alone Time Behavior in the 31 Day Blog Challenge

31 Day Blog Challenge

Day twenty-two...my alone time. Alone time is rare these days! With two little ones under the age of three, being a wife, having a job outside of the home and keeping up with our home and blogging there is pretty much no time left for me. I spend nap times blogging. I refuse to blog and let the kids roam around. I will do a few things here or there if they are playing together, but nothing that will take quality time away from them. I love … [Read more...]

Day 21 My Biggest Fear in the 31 Day Blog Challenge

31 Day Blog Challenge

I managed to get even further behind, didn't I? I am determined to finish this challenge though even if I am late! ;) Day twenty-one asks what my biggest fear is? Hmmm...that's a good question. Why do we even have fears? Wouldn't life be so much easier if we didn't live with fear? My pastor once said that "Fear and worry are the opposites of faith" and I have, in a way, tried to train myself to believe that way. If I am strong in my faith and … [Read more...]

New Disney Planes Poster Now Available

Disney Planes poster

The new Disney Planes movie looks like something our little guy is going to love! It comes out in August, just after he turns three so it's a great age to introduce him to the movie theatre! He already loves airplanes so that alone is going to get him excited about this movie! We adore Disney and I already know this is going to be a fabulous movie! "From Above the World of Cars" comes the new Disney movie: Planes! Little kids and adults all … [Read more...]

Perfecting the Crust on Chicken Pot Pie

Golden and perfect crust

If you've been around my blog for a while, you know that I've recently been on a cooking kick. I really enjoy cooking and recently I've made a pledge to make more time for cooking. I didn't used to be so good at cooking and I never had much variation in what I cooked. That has all changed. One of my favorite recipes is my homemade chicken pot pie. After making this several times in the past six months or so I've really been working on perfecting … [Read more...]

Keeping Germs Away in Store Shopping Carts and Restaurant High Chairs

Comfort & Harmony

Thank you to Comfort & Harmony for sending us the Cozy Cart Cover to use then write about our experience and thoughts. If you follow me on Instagram you know my little boy has been sick the last several days. Until flu season is over I try my hardest to keep the little ones clear of germs and although sometimes I'm not successful, I still try. Comfort & Harmony have made it a bit easier with their Cozy Cart Cover while in stores and … [Read more...]

An All New Edition of Three Things Thursday

It's that time again! Another week of Three Things Thursday!! Are you enjoying this feature? Let us know your thoughts and if you have questions for us be sure to let us know! We would love to have your input! If you are new this week, welcome and thanks for stopping by! Here is how it works: Remember those emails that used to go around all the time, the ones that were like 20 questions about you and you were supposed to answer them and email … [Read more...]

Use Instagram to Turn Your Baby Into the Next Baby Foodie

Earth's Best on Instagram

I am an Earth’s Best blogger and was not compensated for this post, however I am sent products from the company. Full disclosure at the bottom. My new found love in the app world on my iPhone is Instagram. I love it! Then again, I am a person who loves pictures and can't get enough pictures of my little ones! Many of us spend much of our day taking numerous photos of our little ones to share with family and friends; especially during mealtime … [Read more...]

Slippers that Give this Mama’s Tired Feet Some Pampering and Relief

Nature's Sleep Logo

Nature's Sleep provided a pair of their closed toe slippers to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own and, as always, are not influenced in any way. I have personally used these slippers for several weeks before coming to these conclusions. Until this week, when I worked outside of the home I worked ten hours a day. By the time I got home and did the things around the house that needed to be done and took care of the kids I was … [Read more...]

Wise Sayings in Wordless Wednesday

How to love a child

I thought I would take a break from my regular Wordless Wednesday posts (pictures of the little ones) and do something a bit different. These are all sayings that have either touched my heart or made me laugh so I thought I would share! The little ones grow up way to fast. Enjoy them when they are little, have fun with them, love them. I love the reminders from this one! This saying comes in hand when parenting a teen! I actually sent … [Read more...]

Check Out the New Philips AVENT Comfort Double Electric Breast Pump

AVENT breast pump

I was sent the below mentioned product in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. I personally used the product for several weeks before coming to these conclusions. Breastfeeding my babies has been a priority of mine since I became a mother and something I feel is very important. Because I work outside of the home I have needed to pump breast milk in order to keep my supply going … [Read more...]

Link Up and Enter Your Green Giveaways Galore

Welcome to another terrific Tuesday with a whole new list of Green Giveaways! Eco Baby Mama Drama and I love sharing GREEN Giveaways and are thrilled to bring this weekly list to you! Please feel free to link up your green, eco-friendly giveaways and make sure to leave the end date for entrants! This linky will be open until next Monday night so feel free to stop by and add any giveaways you post throughout the week! These are our only … [Read more...]

Delicious Dish Tuesday – Apple Pork Roast

Apple Pork Roast in the crock pot

This week I thought I'd link up my crock pot recipe with my blogging friends Alesha of Full Time Mama and Amanda of Coping with Frugality. Each week they host a Delicious Dish Tuesday and bloggers link up their latest recipes! I recently made a recipe given to me by my friend, Melissa, and I was beyond pleased with how it turned out so you know I have to share with you!   When my husband and I went to the meat counter a few weeks ago they … [Read more...]

Stonyfield’s Smoothies on the Moo-ve with Our Family Outing

Stonyfield Fun

Disclosure: I am a Stonyfield ambassador and was sent a gift card and Stonyfield Smoothies in order to plan this day. Regardless, all opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. LA and Addy are getting to an age where they love playing together and they love experiencing new things! Stonyfield wanted to provide us with the means for a family outing so we planned a day at an indoor amusement park that we knew the kids would … [Read more...]

Last Minute Tips for Taxes and Tips to useThroughout the Year

Tax Form

Disclosure: I am a LifeLock brand ambassador and I am being compensated, however, all opinions are my own and are not influenced in any way. With the tax deadline being just over three weeks away many Americans find themselves scrambling to find all of the forms, receipts and statements they need in order to file their taxes on time. If that's you, take a deep breath...you still have some time. As a LifeLock ambassador I was thrilled when I … [Read more...]

Day 20 Items I Collect in The 31 Day Blog Challenge

Day twenty was all about things I collect. I think this is going to turn more into a post about what I USED to collect. ;) As an adult, I can't say I really collect anything right now. Is that sad? Do most adults collect something? I don't know if it's just the lack of time or what, but I've not really been interested in collecting for a while. As a late teen/early twenty-something woman, I collected beanie babies. Didn't we all? haha! … [Read more...]

Day 19 Five Blogs I Read On A Regular Basis in the 31 Day Blog Challenge

WOOHOO!!! Another easy post for the challenge! I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE reading other blogs and today I get to tell you just which five are my favorite...next to Mama on a Green Mission of course! Hmmm...just five, really? Well, I had to go into my emails to see which ones I LOVE the most because I subscribe to many, many blogs! LOL Here are my top five that I stalk: Eco Baby Mama Drama - my blogging bestie so I read everything she posts! … [Read more...]

Natural and Organic Alternatives for Easter Basket Treats

Annie's Organic Cheddar Bunnies

With Easter being only a few weeks away, I've been on the hunt for fun, healthy, natural, and organic alternatives to the traditional candy when it comes to filling Easter baskets for the kids. One treat that immediately came to mind was Annie's Organic Cheddar Bunnies! Because of their bunny shape, they are the perfect idea for Easter treats! Annie's Organic recently sent me the materials to put together some fun "carrots" filled with Cheddar … [Read more...]

Day 18 Where I am Happiest 31 Day Blog Challenge

I know, I know...behind again! LOL This blog challenge has proved to be an incredible challenge! It's HARD to blog about ME everyday! Well, I am playing catchup, so sit back and enjoy the posts! LOL Today I am talking about me being the happiest I can be. Day 18 of the challenge asked where I am happiest. Well, this is pretty simple. It won't be a long post and it's a straight forward answer. I am happiest when I am with my husband and … [Read more...]