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Basketball Party Appetizer

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SnackBracketPlaybook #CollectiveBias Are any of you basketball fans? Or married to basketball fans? If so, I bet you or your loved ones have been glued to the television the past week or so. It’s exciting to follow the [Read On]

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Graduation Cards As Unique As Your Graduate

Thanks to Basic Invite for sponsoring this post. Spring is here and with it comes the start of what I like to call ‘celebration season’. From baby showers to weddings to graduations, there are many special occasions to celebrate during the spring and summer months. If you are throwing a party you are going to [Read On]

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DIY Decorative Jewelry Tray

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #StreakFreeShine #CollectiveBias Spring is one of the most beautiful seasons. From budding flowers to pretty lace dresses to sparkling pastel colored jewels, beauty is all around us. As the weather starts to warm up and the sun starts [Read On]

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KudosWall: A Place To Track Your Student’s Accomplishments

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by KudosWall. Have you ever wished there was a place to keep track of your student’s accomplishments all in one place? Whether they won a spelling bee, got an award at school, or came in first place at a sports or music competition, children nowadays have a lot to be [Read On]

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Jar Of Wisdom And Love For A Graduate

Graduation season is just around the corner which means that many are busy planning parties to celebrate their graduate. There are a number of things to think about, from the food you’ll serve to the decor you’ll have to the gift you’ll give. Today I wanted to share an idea I had that is perfect [Read On]

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Spring Mini Pudding Pies

To celebrate National Pi Day today I wanted to share a super easy, fun snack for kids. This snack doesn’t require any baking and can be put together in just a couple minutes. Ingredients needed: 1 cup of premade vanilla pudding Food coloring Sprinkles PEEPS Mini pie crust Whipped cream Directions to make: Add a [Read On]

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20 Songs I’m Streaming This Month

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. I love listening to music. Whether I’m working, cleaning, or driving in the car, it just brightens my day. I thought it would be fun to share some of my [Read On]

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Be The Snack Mom MVP

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PureLife40pk #CollectiveBias With spring baseball season just around the corner, I’ve already started planning for what I need to do to have a smooth sports season. From trying on last year’s cleats ahead of time to pulling the bat [Read On]

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Movie Night To Celebrate Disney’s Moana

Thanks to Disney Home Entertainment for sending us a movie kit to celebrate Moana’s release. You all know that our family loves movie nights so when I was asked to host a movie night for the Digital HD release of Moana I was really excited. We didn’t see the movie when it was out in theaters so we had [Read On]

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Creating A Gift Basket For A Sick Friend

This post is written by me on behalf of Geometry Global. All opinions are entirely my own. This shop has been compensated by Acorn Influence, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Being sick is difficult for anyone, but it is especially difficult for moms who have households to run and little people [Read On]

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What Children Learn Through Play

Thanks to the Toy Association for sponsoring this post as part of their Genius of Play campaign. Did you know that kids learn through play? Whether they are building with blocks, playing with dolls or running around the playground, play is an important teaching tool! Through play, kids learn how to interact with others and [Read On]

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Family Movie Night With Tampico

Thanks to Tampico for sponsoring this fun movie night post. Our family loves having movie nights at home. Whether we are re-watching a movie we’ve seen a dozen times, or watching a movie for the first time, it’s the one time of the week that we can all just relax and enjoy time together. Along [Read On]

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Knight’s Shield Craft For Kids

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post but all thoughts are my own. When it comes to kid’s shows, I love introducing my children to ones that model good characteristics. My Knight and Me, a new show on Cartoon Network for kids ages 6-10, is one of these shows. The series models close family ties, emphasizes the importance of [Read On]

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How To Get Through Your Work Day When You Have Chronic Pain

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. All opinions are mine alone. #StopPainNow #CollectiveBias It’s hard for me to remember a time when I wasn’t in daily pain. I often joke that I’m in the body of someone double my age but, in reality, my situation is really not funny. Soon after [Read On]

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How To Help Your Child Plan And Create An Outdoor Obstacle Course

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GoldfishGameTime #CollectiveBias After enjoying a “heat wave” in February I feel like warmer weather will be here to stay soon! With this in mind, I wanted to share a fun outdoor activity you can do with your kids this [Read On]

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Lightheaded Bed Giveaway

Disclosure: I received product in exchange for posting this giveaway but all thoughts are my own. Every child loves to make their bedroom their own. From choosing the decor to the toys on the shelf to the artwork they display on their walls, being able to personalize their space is important to children and teens. [Read On]

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Spring Fashion Pieces I’m Loving

Thanks to Couponbox for collaborating on this post. We might still have snow in the forecast but that doesn’t stop me from dreaming of spring! I’ve already started shopping for warmer weather looks for the boys and I so today I wanted to share some women’s fashion pieces I’m loving. Also, check out the bottom of [Read On]

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How To Throw A Fun Dr. Seuss Party

Thanks to Party City for sponsoring this post. A week from today is the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel (also  known as Dr. Seuss). Dr. Seuss wrote over 60 children’s books including favorites like The Cat In The Hat and Green Eggs & Ham. Every year people throw children’s parties around this time to celebrate [Read On]

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Tips For Taking Winter Road Trips With Kids

Thanks to State Farm® for sponsoring this #AssistPatrol post about family road trips and their Assist Patrol program. Road trips are one of my favorite ways to travel with my family. Whether it’s just a day trip, or we are headed out of state, it’s fun seeing different places as we travel to our destination. Over the [Read On]

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How To Create A Gift Basket For A Cancer Patient

Thanks to Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. for starting this kindness campaign and sponsoring this post. As a blogger I get to participate in a ton of amazing campaigns but my favorites are ones that let me give back to my community. I was asked if I wanted to join a “spread kindness” initiative to create a gift [Read On]

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Take The OREO Cookies Dunk Challenge

Official rules can be found here: bit.ly/OREOSweepsRules   Our family loves OREO cookies so I always make sure to have a package or two in the pantry. It’s one of the only cookies that everyone in our family likes but what is funny is that we all eat them differently. Lucas loves to twist the cookie [Read On]

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How To Brighten Your Child’s Day When They Are Sick

This post has been sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare and 20th Century Fox. All thoughts are my own. When my boys are sick there is nothing I wish more than to have the ability to make them feel better. Though I can’t magically cure them, there are a few things that I can do as a mom [Read On]

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Why We Love British Soccer Camp

This is a sponsored post but all thoughts are my own. Jacob plays league soccer two to three seasons a year and, for the past couple of summers, has also participated in a week long soccer camp called British Soccer Camp. This camp week is always one of his favorite weeks of the summer and [Read On]

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Disclosure: Products were received for consideration but all thoughts are my own. Valentine’s Day is almost here and, for many, that means it’s time to show love with cards, flowers, chocolates and other gifts. I thought I’d share some gift ideas with you all in case you still haven’t had a chance to go out [Read On]

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Upgrade Your Tech This Tax Refund Season

This post was sponsored by Samsung as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. It’s almost tax refund season which means that soon, many of us are going to have some cash in our pockets. Because of this, these next couple months are a [Read On]

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Meatloaf Bites Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KetchupWithFrenchs #CollectiveBias I love easy to prep meals for busy school nights and it’s even better when my kids actually like to eat what I make. I realized that I haven’t shared one of our favorite kid-friendly meals [Read On]

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Gift Basket For New Cat Parents

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NewPetNoStains #CollectiveBias A year and a half ago we adopted our two cats, Boomer and Peaches, from someone who had rescued them after they were abandoned in a park. Our two little fur babies have added a lot of [Read On]

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Moms Don’t Get Sick Days {$25 Visa Gift Card Giveaway}

This post has been sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. Being sick is the worst because, as moms, we don’t get “sick days”. We can’t just say to our children, “sorry, you are on your own today”. Instead, we have to get through the day the best we can and consider ourselves lucky if we find [Read On]

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Send A Valentine To A Child In The Hospital

Today I wanted to share about an easy way you can send some love to a child in a hospital. It won’t cost you anything but a few minutes of your time! This morning I saw a post on Facebook that Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago is hoping to collect 10,000 cards to give to [Read On]

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5 Winter Date Ideas

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. As I shared a few weeks ago in my date night at home post, Sinisa and I do not get out to have date night very often. It seems like ever since we had kids we are lucky if we go on one or two dates a year. We [Read On]