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The Good Dinosaur Advent Calendar

The Good Dinosaur

Have you seen The Good Dinosaur yet? We were planning to go see it over the weekend but ran out of time. We are hoping to see it this coming weekend. The kids are so excited! Check out this awesome advent calendar to use featuring The Good Dinosaur! The kids will love this fun way of counting down til Christmas!! The Good Dinosaur Advent Calendar When you click the link it will open up in full size pages in a PDF file for easy … [Read more...]

Chai Snickerdoodle Holiday Cookies

Chai Snickerdoodle Holiday Cookies

My best friend always jokes that she is the cook and I am the baker between the two of us. It's true - I LOVE BAKING! I love it even more now that LA and Addy are old enough to "help". The holidays bring it out even more. To me, holidays aren't complete without family baking time. This year we'll be making these Chai Snickerdoodle Holiday Cookies and putting them into gift baskets for our neighbors. They are amazing and in my opinion, baked items … [Read more...]

Double Dip on Savings at Kroger BEFORE Black Friday #KrogerGC4xFuel

Savings at Kroger

Disclosure: I partnered with Tatu Digital Media to bring you this helpful information. All opinions are 100% my own. This year seems to have flown by. I cannot believe we are only a month away from Christmas and this week is Thanksgiving and Black Friday! Over the years our Christmas gift list of those to buy for seems to have quadrupled! With a family of six and extended family to buy for we are always on the look out for ways to save money. … [Read more...]

TINKERTOYS – The Perfect Classic Toys for Christmas!

Tinkertoys

Do you remember playing with TINKERTOY® toys when you were small? TINKERTOY® was created in 1913 after inventor Charles Pajeau observed children playing with pencils and empty spools of thread. They've been around for a long time and I know I have loved them since I was a child. If you are looking for the perfect classic toys for Christmas, keep reading! As a K'NEX blogger, I was sent their TINKERTOY® 150 piece essentials set for review. These … [Read more...]

The Perfect DIY Gift Full of Memories #SaveYourMemories

Save your memories with scrapbooking

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SaveYourMemories #CollectiveBias My mom is such a difficult person to buy for when it comes to birthday or Christmas gifts. She seems to have everything she wants and when I ask her what she wants for Christmas it's always the same answer: "I just want everyone home for Christmas so we can have a nice dinner together." My mom is also big … [Read more...]

Loving Fall Thanks to prAna and Stonyfield #JustBeYou

Stonyfield Layers in Oh My Yog #JustBeYou

As a Stonyfield Yo-Getter I received items from Stonyfield and prAna in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Fall is here in Michigan and although it's been very, very mild thus far we have had some chilly days. I love the cooler temps and watching the leaves change colors. It's also great chance for me to be me and enjoy some cozy attire! Being comfortable is always a priority. When I … [Read more...]

WaterWipes are a Great Option for Chemical Free Baby Wipes

WaterWipes

This post was sponsored by WaterWipes as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. With three kids five years old and younger we use baby wipes all the time. Really, we do. We use them not only for diaper changes, but we use them to clean messes, clean faces, clean hands, wipe the baby gate off, in the car, at the mall and so much more! I don't think we could survive … [Read more...]

Twist it Up! A New Way to Serve and Enjoy Green Bean Casserole #ThisIsMyTwist

Twice Baked Green Bean Casserole Potatoes #ThisIsMyTwist

This post on serving green bean casserole with a twist is sponsored; however, all opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. #ThisIsMyTwist Creating a new twist on one of my favorite dishes, green bean casserole, was really fun for me. So fun, in fact, that I couldn't stop there. As I was deciding what ingredients to add to my twisted green bean casserole I got another idea...an entirely new way to serve it! Twice baked green … [Read more...]

Celebrating the Release of Inside Out

Inside Out Character Toys

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #InsideOutEmotions #CollectiveBias It's finally here!!! Inside Out was released Tuesday and we headed straight to Walmart that morning to grab the DVD and you should, too if you haven't yet! I had been waiting for the release of this movie since I visited Pixar and learned all about it back in March. The Joy I felt at that time told me that … [Read more...]

Disney Pixar and MomCo Partner to Celebrate The Good Dinosaur

The Good Dinosaur and Momco partnership

Most of you are probably familiar with The MomCo mobile app that helps connect moms with other moms in their community based on proximity and commonalities for all the friendship support they need. Through the app, moms can interact with one another by sharing pictures, asking questions, and getting the support they need. Moms can also arrange playdates, keep current with events in their community, and save money through exclusive deals. I have … [Read more...]

Not Your Mom’s Casserole – Green Bean Casserole with a Twist

Twist the green bean casserole

This post about a twist on green bean casserole is sponsored; however, all opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. #ThisIsMyTwist My family has been making green bean casserole for the holidays since I can remember. My mom makes the same recipe, year after year. Don't get me wrong, mom's green bean casserole is delicious... but this year I wanted to add a twist and make it a bit different. I've been playing around in the … [Read more...]

Educational Must Have Gifts from LeapFrog

Number Lovin' Oven

As a LeapFrog Mom Ambassador, I receive products to use and share as I see fit. However, any opinions expressed are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Educational gifts have always been something I have been an advocate for since my now 19 year old was very young. Any time someone wants to buy my kids something fun I ask them to consider fun and educational items. Education is a priority in our house and it's so important to me … [Read more...]