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Join the Online Mattel Community!


This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.   Are you currently expecting? Join other expecting Moms in a private online community to discuss the joys and challenges of motherhood, as well as advise Mattel about their toys and games.   Mattel is relying on these Moms to help them gain a […]

Enhance your Homeschool Science with an Eitech Space Shuttle

Blast off with Eitech

This is our second week of homeschool and Buddy’s first section in Science is the solar system. What better to imagine going to space to see the stars than to pretend you are flying on a space shuttle. (Too bad our children can’t ever go on a shuttle to space.) I was given the chance […]

Baby Q 6 and 7 Months

Baby Q 7 Months

I’ve been a slacker mom. I haven’t updated on Q since she was 5 months old. When she turned 6 months I was waiting for her doctor appointment to post so that I could share her recent measurements, but then I forgot about her appointment and she didn’t get in until a few days before […]

Famous Footwear Opening in Bolingbrook, IL

Famous Footwear in Bolingbrook, IL

On September 10, 2014 Famous Footwear will be opening a store in Bolingbrook, IL. The new store is located in the Bolingbrook Promenade at 631 E Boughton Road and is the 20th Famous Footwear in the Chicagoland area! To celebrate the opening in Bolingbrook, Famous Footwear is hosting an all-day grand opening event on September 20 from […]

Stretch Your Cleaning with Viva Vantage

Stretch your cleaning with Viva Vantage

Full disclosure: this article is financially supported by Viva but all opinions are my own. I’ve used the same paper towel for a LONG time, because I like the fact that I can choose a size on it. I think I may have found my new favorite paper towel, though, in Viva® Vantage. I picked up […]

Teach Kindness and Acceptance with Netflix


It’s back to school time and it’s not just time to think about what teacher your child got or the giant list of school supplies. Back to school time is also a time to think about teaching your child about kindness and acceptance. My kids aren’t going back to a brick and mortar school because […]

Disney On Ice presents Princesses and Heroes! Giveaway!

Disney On Ice presents Princesses and Heroes!

My kids really enjoy getting to see Disney on Ice every year. As we are walking out they are already asking when we can see the next one. I think Monkey loves it the best because she always gets to see her Disney Princesses come to life. This time, Disney on Ice is presenting Princesses […]

Football Scoreboard Challenge


Are you ready for some football?! I am not a big football watcher, but my boys like it. My favorite part of football season is all the yummy food that goes along with it! Another thing I can now like about football season is that I have a chance to win $350 in FREE gas! […]

Five Dish Soap Uses Besides washing dishes! #Palmolive25Ways #cbias

Five Dish Soap Uses #Palmolive25Ways #cbias

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. I love how versatile dish soap is. I love that it is tough on grease soft on hands. Today I am going to give you five different uses for Palmolive, besides washing dishes. I went to Walmart to purchase some […]

Celebrate Middle Child Day with Cards for Kids

Hallmark Poster Cards #kidscards #cbias #shop

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. August 12 was Middle Child Day. Up until January, Monkey was my middle child; technically she still is, along with Little Man now. I call them both […]

Today is National Relaxation Day!

National Relaxation Day #SummerOfGo #GoRelax

Note: Today’s post is sponsored by Tommy Bahama, but my love for National Relaxation Day is all my own!   Today is National Relaxation Day, and while I’m soaking up the last few hours of my vacation, I wanted to let you know what’s going on at Tommy Bahama locations today. At all Tommy Bahama […]

Extra Savings on Huggies this month at Costco!

Huggies Snug and Dry Plus at Costco

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 If you are a mom with a baby in diapers, you need to save money any way you can. If you are already a Costco member, […]

The Original Prize Candle Review

Prize Candle Ring #TMMPrizeCandle

I received an Original Prize Candle to review from The Tastemaker Mom. All opinions are my own. I’ve always been interested in getting one of these candles to see what I could get. I’ve always been a little scared, though, because I’m picky about my jewelry. I don’t like yellow gold. I like silver or […]

Kidizoom® Smartwatch Review and Giveaway

Kidizoom Smartwatch

The VTech product, gift card, information, and additional gift pack have been provided by VTech. All opinions are my own. Do you struggle to give your kids a little bit of freedom, but are afraid they won’t come back? The new Kidizoom® Smartwatch can help with that. The Smartwatch has a bunch of fun features, which I […]

Get a Shot, Give a Shot with Walgreens!

Immunization Headquarters at Walgreens #GiveAShot #cbias

This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Can you believe that the summer is already over and it’s time to go back to school? You may have noticed my subtle note about homeschooling the other day. So yes, we aren’t officially going to school, but it’s still […]