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Delicious Dessert – Strawberry S’more Parfait Recipe

parfait dessert

I have a weakness. Sweets are something I crave often. When you say strawberries and chocolate in the same sentence I get a bit excited. It's a favorite of mine. This Strawberry S'more Parfait is out of this world! It's my new favorite dessert! Take a look and you'll see why I love this parfait recipe! Parfait Recipe You'll Need These Ingredients: Graham cracker: 16 graham crackers, finely crushed (2 cups) Chocolate Pudding: 2/3 C … [Read more...]

New Shakira Song “Try Everything,” Is An All-New Original Song from Zootopia

Zootopia and Shakira

What's just as exciting as news about a new Disney movie? Info on the music!!! Disney always has the best music in their movies and now I have news about the new song from Zootopia. International superstar Shakira is lending her Grammy®-winning voice to Gazelle, the biggest pop star in Zootopia! You can watch the brand new music video for Shakira's "Try Everything,” below:   The all-new original song from Zootopia, “Try … [Read more...]

Free Printable Valentines Day Word Search

Free Valentine's Day Word Search printable

I am somewhat of a nerd. I love numbers, words, writing, word searches, etc. I thought it would be fun to start adding more printables to my site so here we go....this is a super fun Valentines Day word search that's perfect for some afternoon fun with the older kids! There are 24 words to be found on this word search all of which relate to Valentine's Day in one way or another! Be sure to click on the PDF version to get a nice … [Read more...]

Employee Recognition on a Budget – It Can Be Done

Employee Recognition Tips

The post is sponsored; however, all opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Having worked in corporate America for nearly twenty years, I've seen a lot of good and bad things when it comes to how employees are treated. One thing that's remained consistent is how the act of employee recognition positively impacts the company and the people working there. I've experienced working in a large corporation and a small … [Read more...]

How to Feel Energized without Caffeinated Drinks

How to feel energized

Do you ever have mornings where you are simply so tired that you just cannot get yourself out of bed?! I know I certainly do. You feel like you just need a good pick me up, like a cup of coffee or an energy drink. Unfortunately, these things are not great for your body and although they do give you energy and make you feel more awake, they can also do damage to your body, your teeth, and your health if they are used too often. Have you been … [Read more...]

Peaceful Parenting with the Exergen Lighted Thermometer

Exergen's Lighted Thermometer

Over the next several weeks I am going to be covering a few items that have made parenting more peaceful for my husband and I. Over the past nearly six years and three kids we've used a lot of products and I thought it would be fun to share some of the best we've come across! Topping my list is a good thermometer. It's priceless and a must-have! The newest lighted thermometer from Exergen has been my dream come true! We got our first Exergen … [Read more...]

Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Available Tues 1/19

Snow White

If you are a Disney fan (of course you are! Who isn't!?) you'll be delighted to hear that Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs will be available Tuesday, January 19, 2016 on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) and on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack February 2nd! Featuring In-Depth Brand New Bonus Material Including “In Walt’s Words: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” “Iconography,” “@DisneyAnimation: Designing Disney’s First Princess,” “The Fairest … [Read more...]

Candy Flavored Hot Cocoa

Butterfinger cocoa

The past several days here in Michigan have been VERY cold. Winter has definitely decided to show up. I've been on a soup kick. Well, really more of a comfort food kick. I haven't left the house in two days because I don't want to take the girls out in the cold. lol Yes, I'm THAT mama. Hot cocoa is a favorite of mine as I'm not really a coffee person. With all of the delicious sounding flavored coffees out there I HAD to try some flavored … [Read more...]

Green Your Period with Help from Lunette

Green Your Period with Lunette

The New Year is here. How many of you have resolutions to be more green? Have you ever considered greening your period? We women have to deal with a menstrual cycle each and every month so why not use green products that are actually healthier for us!? I recently received the Lunette menstrual cup for review. It's a great way to green your period! Green Your Period with Lunette The Lunette menstrual cup is a reusable menstrual cup that … [Read more...]

Five Tips to Winning Your Morning

belVita at Meijer

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of belVita for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Mornings around here are very busy. Not only are my husband and I trying to get up and get ready for work but we have three little ones to get up and get ready for school and daycare. I'll admit I've not been much of a morning person in years past but in recent weeks I've been really turning that around. Today I wanted to share five tips that I'm … [Read more...]

2016 Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Slate

Rouge One

2015 was a great Disney year! With hits like Inside Out and Star Wars: The Force Awakens it seems it would be hard to top! I received the 2016 Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures slate last night and let me tell you...Disney did what they are known for - they outdid themselves! Take a look at this lineup for 2016 and Disney! January 29, 2016 – The Finest Hours (Walt Disney Studios) #TheFinestHours A heroic action-thriller, “The … [Read more...]

Trying to Drink More Water? Check Out These Benefits!

Benefits to drinking water

Water is a really important part of our everyday life, after all our bodies are made up of 75% water! A lot of people don't drink the proper amount of water in a day because water is boring, or flavorless and they just do not like it all! I know with the new year comes new resolutions and a lot of people really want to be healthy and drink more water. I know it can be hard! I used to not be the biggest fan of water either, but I realized how … [Read more...]