Get Your Easter Candy Ready for Sunday with Nestlé Easter Favorites!

Peanuts themed candy

I know I have said this before but Easter has the best candy all year long.  It could be Easter season all year and this girl would be very happy.  Every year I love to check out what is available to stuff into eggs and fill our children's Easter Basket with.  I mean, who doesn't love a chocolate egg? To add to the fun this year, Nestlé has partnered with Charles Schulz’s beloved Peanuts … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie

smoothie ingredients

This post is part of the SPLENDA® Brand Sweet Life blogger program by McNeil Nutritionals, LLC. and The Motherhood, who sent me products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are my own, and I hope you enjoy them. Spring time is finally here.  We just dusted off the patio furniture and set up our screened in porch and deck in preparation for some serious … [Read more...]

Black Forest Ham and Cheddar Melt

Ham and cheddar melt

I love a good comfort sandwich.  In any season, a good sandwich is what I crave for lunch.  My family and I enjoy making and creating new sandwiches and when I found out that Hillshire Farms came out with new Naturals™ lunch meats I knew we had to try them. Our family eats a lot of lunchmeat.  My husband and daughter love it for snacks and their lunch boxes.  I want what is best for my … [Read more...]

What are you Watching on Netflix this Month? #StreamTeam

As a member of the Netflix Stream Team I received a one year subscription.

What is on your Netflix playlist this month?  My family and I are gearing up for an upcoming Disney vacation so we have been loving anything Disney.  My daughter is just now starting to venture into more Disney princesses besides Belle and the Frozen Sisters.  As for me, I love watching chick flicks.  I think I watch Dirty Dancing at least once a month.  Spring is the perfect time to come in out … [Read more...]

I’m Going to SanFrancisco for the #InsideOutEvent!


The next couple of months are going to be amazing with a couple of  bucket list events in store.  Next week I have the amazing opportunity to visit Pixar Studios for the #InsideOutEvent. Hmm… Yes I really just said that I am going to be traveling to San Fransico to visit Pixar Studios!!!! This is how I am feeling about now:     I have loved all of the Disney Pixar movies so … [Read more...]

Spring Styles from OshKosh B’Gosh #ImagineSpring

Model Caroline

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for OshKoshB’Gosh. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. #ImagineSpring Thank goodness spring has arrived.  I had the winter blues something awful this year and I can't wait to break out the bright spring colors in my wardrobe and start feeling the sunlight on my face again.  With the change of … [Read more...]

Spring Break at French Lick Springs Resort

The grounds at French Lick Springs are fun for the family to explore!

My husband and I have decided to focus more on taking family vacations with just the four of us.  We love visiting our extended families and traveling with our extended families but it seems like we rarely get to make time for create great memories with just our children and us. We have found that "mini-vacations" are a great way for the four of us to spend time traveling and exploring … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ Weekend Family Trip

Pool Time

We had an amazing family trip this past weekend to French Lick.  I will share more this week but for now here are some fun pool pictures!   … [Read more...]

Get Your Fresh And Glow Back This Spring

Easter Gift Basket

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FreshAndGlow #CollectiveBias Getting my skin's fresh and glow back from winter's harsh weather has always been a struggle for me. As spring is finally showing its lovely self, I automatically start thinking about changing up my beauty routine.  With spring weather comes spring outfits and … [Read more...]

Preparing My Kids for the Big Tests with Carson-Dellosa


I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of InfluenceCentral for Carson-Dellosa. I received product samples and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. #IC #SpectrumTestPrep Today I am going to be talking about a hot topic in education here in Indiana these days… standardized testing.  Whether you agree with Common Core, or State Standardized Tests or not, they are … [Read more...]

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