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Planes: Fire and Rescue

Planes Fire & Rescue

Did you know that Planes: Fire & Rescue has opened in the theaters? I haven’t had a chance to take my kids to see it yet, but they definitely want to! We went to a preview event at the Disney store downtown a week ago and the kids were able to see some clips of […]

The All New 2015 Toyota Sienna #SwaggerWagon

2015 Toyota Sienna #SwaggerWagon

My dream car is the Toyota Sienna and I’m super excited about the all new 2015 model. I can’t wait to get my hands on it. I’m hoping to get a test drive opportunity so that I can share my thoughts with you! When we saw the Toyota Sienna at the auto show, my kids […]

I’m a Huggies® Snug & Dry Plus Ambassador {Free Sample}

Huggies Snug & Dry at Costco

Note: I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Huggies® Brand. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating I’m excited to tell you that I’m a Huggies® Snug & Dry Plus Ambassador. Over the next couple of months I’ll be sharing how Huggies® Snug […]

Lillypots for Baby Food

Lilypots to safely warm baby's food

I was approached by Lillypots to do a review of their cookware after I shared my post about Mumi&Bubi, because they believe the two products would work great together. All opinions in this post are my own. What is Lillpots? Lillypots is stainless steel cookware that fits right over your pot on your stove to […]

Dirt Cake for National Gummy Worm Day

Dirt Cake Recipe for #GummyWormDay

Did you know that today is National Gummy Worm day? When I told Monkey she said “Does that mean I get to eat gummy worms all day?” Um, no! We did make this fun dessert together this morning that we will have with dinner tonight. I decided that dirt cake would be a great way to […]

Uncorked Ventures Wine Club

Uncorked Ventures Wine Club

It has been way too long since I’ve shared any wine with you! Having a baby will do that. I was asked by Uncorked Ventures if I would like to review a few wines and talk to you about their wine club. All opinions are my own; why not come have a glass so they […]

Streusel Topped Blueberry Muffins #BlueberryMuffinDay

Streusel Topped Blueberry Muffins #BlueberryMuffinDay

Today is National Blueberry Muffin day and I made some DELICIOUS streusel topped blueberry muffins to celebrate. I may have also made some eggs and sausage to go with them. These blueberry muffins are a little bit more heavy than I’m used to, but it was nice that the blueberries stayed throughout the muffins, instead […]

Piña Colada Ice Cream Recipe

Piña Colada Ice Cream Recipe #PinaColadaDay #CincodeMayo

Did you know that today is National Piña Colada Day? It is! So if you’re having a rough day, it’s ok to go home and have a Piña Colada to help relax. If you want to cool down as well and would like something non-alcoholic, you can try my Piña Colada Ice Cream! If I go out somewhere […]

Pajar Boots made to keep you warm and dry!

Bye Bye Boots by Pajar

Note: This post is sponsored by Pajar, but all opinions are my own. Maybe you heard, but Chicago just had what felt like the longest winter ever. One thing I could have definitely used was boots. I have an old, cheap pair of  “moon boots” that have holes and are just downright ugly, not to […]

Food on your mind? Win $500 in free groceries!

Win $500 in groceries from Illinois Farm Families

Note: This post is sponsored by Illinois Food Families. All opinions are my own. Do you have questions for farmers? Do you wonder where your food is coming from or how it’s grown? Maybe you want to know more about living the life of a farmer. I know I’d like to visit a farm and […]

Foodie Friends- Join this Community!

Join a #Foodie Community

This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.   Do you consider yourself an influencer of all things food? Communispace and Ketchum want you for an exclusive online community where you’ll have the chance to impact major food brands.   Those who qualify will receive a $5 gift just for joining […]

Wordless Wednesday Hawaiian Flower Wedding Cake

Hawaiian Flower Wedding Cake

My friends got married last weekend and had an Island themed wedding, so I made them a Hawaiian Flower wedding cake. It’a a marble cake with real buttercream icing and gel hand painted flowers.

Blueberry Frozen Yogurt Recipe and Get a Brain Boost from Netflix

Blueberry Frozen Yogurt #StreamTeam

Just because school is out, it doesn’t mean your brain needs to take a perma-vacation! This month the theme for Netflix is Get a Brain Boost. I decided to make a recipe to go along with the theme that uses items that are good for your brain such as blueberries and yogurt. I made two […]

Stay Itch Free with Cortizone-10 and Make Your Own First Aid Kit

Stay Itch Free with Cortizone-10 #Cortizone10 #MC

Note: I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Cortizone-10. I received a product sample to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Growing up I had the worst time with mosquito bites; whenever I would get one, it would swell up bigger than […]

Hunted- Dragonlands 2 Book Review #ControlTheDragons

Hunted Dragonlands 2 Book #Review

Note: I received an eARC of this book. All opinions are my own. I’ve mentioned before how much I love the author Megg Jensen. I have read her entire Song of Eloh Series and I read her book Shucked first. My favorite series by her, so far, though, is Dragonlands. I love dragon books and […]