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Getting Kids Excited about Brushing and Oral Healthcare

brushing chart

This post and party were sponsored by ACT Kids Toothpaste but all thoughts and opinions are my own. As moms there are many battles we face each and every day. Some moms have trouble getting their kids to eat their veggies, some have trouble getting kids to wake up and get to school on time, some have trouble with getting kids to go to bed and some experience troubles getting their kids excited about brushing and oral healthcare. No matter what … [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...]

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...]

Car Care Tips for Fall #DIYOilChange

Fall Car Care tips

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DIYOilChange #CollectiveBias Fall is definitely here. The cooler temps are proof of that. I love fall days where the temps are cooler yet it's still nice outside. The leaves changing to beautiful colors are one reason I adore fall. It's beautiful to watch. I do not, however, enjoy what's coming next: winter. Winters here in Michigan are … [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...]

Weekend Getaway Tips for Traveling with Toddlers #Tips4Trips

Tips for traveling with toddlers #Tips4Travel #CBias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #Tips4Trips #CollectiveBias Living in metro Detroit there are many, many things within driving distance for us. We really enjoy weekend getaways and are lucky to live within driving distance of Niagara Falls, Chicago, Cincinnati, Traverse City, Mackinac Island and more! We also have family that lives in Ohio and we often make weekend … [Read more...]

Five Tips for Surviving Easter Dinner with Kids #HoneyBakedEaster

HoneyBaked Turkey #HoneyBakedEaster

Thank you to HoneyBaked Ham for sponsoring today's topic. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Now that my husband and I have three little ones holidays can be rough. When we had one it wasn't so bad, especially since he was getting older. Add three little ones four and under to the mix? It creates a lot of stress and makes for a lot of time to get everyone ready for the holiday. Add to that hosting a holiday dinner … [Read more...]

Five Ways to Save Money for Spring Break #MarchIntoSavings

Ways to Save Money #MarchIntoSavings #CBias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MarchIntoSavings #CollectiveBias Spring Break isn't far away and if you have a trip planned, or will be planning a last minute one you'll want to read this! We all could use some extra spending money for vacation so I've put together some tips for ways to save money for spring break! I recently wrote about my upcoming trip to San Francisco … [Read more...]

How We Are Surviving Potty Training #PUBigKid

Success with Pull-Ups® #PUBigKid

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PUBigKid #CollectiveBias We are currently working on potty training child #3 and our first girl. It is different this time around, but there are also some similarities. We've found that different things work with different kids and of course, they each potty train in their own time. My boys were both over three when they fully potty trained. … [Read more...]