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Spend some family time with Unilever Ice Cream from Target

Disclosure: Post sponsored by Mirum Shopper but all opinions are my own. We are a family that never stops. We have so many activities that it isn’t funny and add in the fact that Daddy has been traveling a lot and we really don’t get family time anymore. In that rare moment that we have […]

Celebrate Rudolph’s 50th Anniversary!

Note: This post is sponsored by Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. All opinions are my own. Can you believe that Rudolph has been around 50 years? I have always loved watching this movie every Christmas since I was a little girl.I remember when I was little we would move the furniture around in order to set up […]

Breast Cancer Awareness with Haribo Gold

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Haribo and helps to support the National Breast Cancer Foundation. I was compensated for this post. Find out how you can help raise awareness at the bottom of this post! Breast cancer is so scary and it effects so many people. I was told my Aunt and Grandmother had it, but […]

Pajar Boots made to keep you warm and dry!

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 […]

Little Man Turns 5 with a Chuck E Cheese’s Birthday Party

Two weeks ago our Little Man turned 5. We wanted to have a celebration for him since this would be his last birthday party without his sister sharing the party. He absolutely loves Chuck E Cheese’s and begged to have the party there. Since I was one week away from having the baby, I said […]

On the Go with Tyson Minis!

I received Tyson Mini Chicken Sandwiches and compensation in return for this post. Thoughts are my own.Our family is ALWAYS on the go and there are times when you just need something quick to help get you through. Take today for an example. I had a blog event ALL day long. By the time I […]

Biscoff Cinnamon Apple Streusel Recipe

Have you ever had Biscoff Airplane cookies? I used to fly a lot when I lived in Florida and would come up to visit family in Chicago. I always looked forward to my flights so that I could get some Biscoff cookies. I was asked by Biscoff and Bust Media to tell you more about […]

Be Prepared for Back to School with Bright Star Labels

I can’t believe the kids go back to school in 24 days! Between now and then I have a conference to go to, cub scout training/camping for a weekend, sister’s-in-law baby shower, and a week at Wisconsin Dells. That’s a lot of stuff to do while getting ready for school. I just have to be […]

Raise a Cone to Summer

Tomorrow is the last day of school before summer break. I don’t know if I’m excited or not! I’m excited to have fun with the kids and have a few less obligations (after all three day camps are over), but I’m nervous that my nerves won’t handle all their fighting. Hopefully the weather will stay […]

A Guide to Beautifying The Heart of Your Home

Is your kitchen the heart of your home? It is in my house. Whenever there is a party people gather in my kitchen to munch on food and talk. My kitchen isn’t as big or pretty as I’d like it to be, but I do try to keep it presentable for when I have guests […]

Six delicious foods that can destroy your kitchen

I love cooking in my kitchen, but clean up is something I always dread. If you’re not careful, though, you could come into problems with foods that will destroy your kitchen. I’m going to share with you the six foods that can destroy your kitchen counters and what to do about it. 1) Berries– Fresh […]

Unplug for Mother’s Day

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for MetLife. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.   My family is super important to me and Mother’s Day is one of my favorite days of the year. Unfortunately this year I’ll be out of town and not spending it with […]

Cheesy Taco Cheeseburger and Taco Tots Recipe

I was asked by McCormick Seasonings and The Motherhood to create an easy taco recipe for a quick and easy taco night. I saw this recipe on the McCormick Seasonings website and knew this was the winner for my family. When I went to the store to get the spices I needed for the burger […]

What do your kids snack on?

Do you ever buy a snack for your kids at the store only to find out they don’t like it? It’s frustrating to waste all that money! We’ve had that happen too many times in our household.  I was asked to tell you about Goodies Co. which is a company that sends you a box […]

Is your oven Easter ready? #EOSpringCleaning

I can’t believe that Easter is this weekend. Where did this year go?! Pretty soon it’ll be summer break, then vacation, back to school, and before we know it there will be snow on the ground again. Oh wait, that was 2 days ago. Happy Spring here in Chicago! Are you ready for Easter? I […]