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Lego Scooby Doo Sets and Video (Giveaway)

This is a sponsored post, however, all opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. I love LEGO and Scooby Doo and truly want to share this awesomeness with you! ;)  If you are a LEGO and/or Scooby Doo fan you'll want to check out these amazing Scooby-Doo stop motion videos created using the brand new Lego Scooby-Doo sets! New videos will be uploaded weekly – so be sure to visit ScoobyDoo.com and subscribe to the WB Kids … [Read more...]

New from Stonyfield: Organic Fruit Snacks

Organic Fruit Snacks

As part of the Stonyfield YoGetters team I receive products and/or compensation to share Stonyfield goodness. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Did you read that title?! Stonyfield has just come out with organic fruit snacks!! How exciting is that!?!? My kids love fruit snacks but until now I really disliked giving them fruit snacks because of the ingredients. In fact, we recently "weaned" them off of their fruit … [Read more...]

Super Easy Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

Ahhh, fall is here! It's one of my favorite times of the year! Here in Michigan we are surrounded by beautiful trees with leaves of various colors, cooler temperatures and, like most places, a plethora of pumpkin recipes! We love visiting apple orchards, which are a popular thing here in Michigan. I like to make this drink and put it in a thermos to take as a special treat when we are there. It's the perfect seasonal drink to help us stay warm … [Read more...]

Marvel Universe Live Review from Two Points of View

Marvel Universe Live and Captain America

Feld Entertainment provided me with tickets to the show in exchange for posting about the show. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Marvel Universe Live was definitely not a let down. I had posted about it weeks ago and my husband and kids were so excited to go see the show, I have to admit...I was, too! After seeing the show I want to share with you my thoughts as a mama who took her little ones and my husband's … [Read more...]

Keeping Kids Safe from Everyday Poisons in Our Homes #keepinkidssafe

Everyday poisons in our homes

This is a sponsored post, however, all opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Having three little ones five years old and under I am always watching what they are doing and where they are going. I have cabinets locks in place and corner covers on furniture. As parents, no matter how many safety devices we have around the house we still need to be cautious when it comes to the everyday poisons in our homes. Many times we … [Read more...]

5 Dating Mistakes

Dating mistakes

If you are reading this article, I assume that you have been actively searching for love. Perhaps you have already registered on various dating sites or already found a relationship that will certainly lead to the long-expected wedding ceremony. Meanwhile, you have certainly tried to go on dates. Therefore, this topic will be interesting for every woman who dreams of a true and at the same time romantic relationship. Going on dates is … [Read more...]

A Parental Debate: Teacher or Technology?

Teacher or Technology

This is a sponsored post, however, all opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. As the wife of a teacher one would think my views might be a bit different than the typical parent of a school aged child. When it comes to asking questions regarding a child's education sometimes parents surprise me with their responses. A recent survey conducted by Follett asked which is more important in the learning environment of their … [Read more...]

10 Easy Chicken Recipes for Fast Dinners!

Easy Chicken Dinners

It's no secret that I am a huge fan of chicken. I don't like fish (or anything that comes out of water, really) and I'm not a fan of beef or pork. Chicken on the other hand....I can eat it every day for lunch and dinner and not think twice about it. Did you know that September is National Chicken Month? In celebration I put together 10 of my favorite easy, delicious and quick dinner recipes using chicken!   Celebrate Chicken with these … [Read more...]

Don’t Forget! Marvel Universe Live at The Palace September 25-27!

#MarvelUniverseLive

This is a sponsored post, however, all opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. It's less than two weeks away! Have you gotten your tickets yet!? I know my little guy (and my husband, I won't lie!) is VERY excited to see Marvel Universe Live at The Palace of Auburn Hills!! Here's a bit more about the show: Marvel fans, assemble! Marvel Universe LIVE! is taking the live entertainment experience to a whole new … [Read more...]

Making Sure We Have Ways to Connect Amidst Our Busy Schedules

Goodie Basket to Set the Mood

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KYTrySomethingNew #CollectiveBias Fall technically arrives in less than two weeks but we are full swing back into our fall routine since school started here this week. LA started kindergarten and hubby went back to work. The first week back is always a huge adjustment for all of us. The kids are used to being at home with daddy, daddy is … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Pudding Parfaits

Pumpkin Spice Pudding Parfaits

It's getting to be that time of year again...school is back in session and before we know it we'll be experiencing cool fall evenings. I hate to admit it but I'm already in the fall mood and thinking of fantastic fall recipes, decorations and even weekend get-a-ways! I LOVE fall here in Michigan. It's beautiful watching the colors of the season and spending the cool evenings with hubby or with the kids at a favorite tradition like the cider mill. … [Read more...]

Marvel Universe Live Coming to The Palace of Auburn Hills!

Marvel Universe Live

This is a sponsored post, however, all opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. We have a few Marvel fans in our house and let me tell you, they are SUPER excited about this! Marvel Universe Live is coming to The Palace of Auburn Hills from September 25-27!  Marvel fans, assemble! Marvel Universe LIVE! is taking the live entertainment experience to a whole new level, with a mind-blowing show unlike anything … [Read more...]

Five Easy Meals with Rotisserie Chicken

easy BBQ chicken from rotisserie chicken

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EffortlessMeals #CollectiveBias We have one week left until school starts here. My husband is back at work this week so it's back to busy schedules. I'm already feeling it two days into the routine we are accustomed to 9 months out of the year. I'm so tired and the thought of going home after work and cooking is too much some days. We NEED … [Read more...]