Morning Coffee with my Family #CoffeeJourneys

MR.Coffee Millstone Coffee

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias, Millstone® Coffee, and Mr. Coffee®. #CoffeeJourneys #CollectiveBias     I value my relationships in my life above everything else.  In my opinion, if you don't have friends and family to share life with, what is the … [Read more...]

Capture the Moment with Your Kids #MomIsHere


This sponsored post was written while participating in my partnership with Sprout and One2One Network, but as always, all opinions are my own. #MomIsHere I was talking with a few moms the other day about my son and daughter's upcoming birthdays and how they are bittersweet.  The years are flying by and I would love time to slow down a little bit.  I am not ready for my little guy to go to … [Read more...]

Easter Nest Cookies and Easter Fun #BunnyTrail #Giveaway

Bird Nest Cookies

This post has been sponsored by Global Influence. The Easter candy has been provided by HERSHEY'S.  All opinions are 100% mine. I can't believe Easter is this weekend!  I have been stocking up on all my favorite Easter candy from HERSHEY'S for the big day.  I know, this is supposed to be about the kids, but honestly my kids don't eat a lot of candy and we end up snacking on it so I want it to … [Read more...]

Eat Locally with Roman Meal Bread #Giveaway

Stack of bread - 2009 photoshoot

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Roman Meal. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. We love to shop local and support business that aren't shipping their product across the country.  Eating local benefits both our family as well as the local producer.  We are keeping our money … [Read more...]

Give Your Kids the Educational Gifts they Want with VTech this Easter #Giveaway

Innotab games

A huge thank you to VTech for providing my family with the products seen in this post as well as providing the giveaway prize to a lucky reader.  All opinions are 100% mine. The VTech product, gift card, information, and additional gift pack have been provided by VTech. Easter is probably my favorite holiday aside from Christmas.  I love when the kids come down and find their Easter baskets. … [Read more...]

Game Night with Tony’s Pizza! #tonyspizzeria


This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Tony’s Pizza, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #tonyspizzeria I have some wonderful news!  My son has finally turned a corner when it comes to his eating habits!  After months of therapy, and a lot of tears on both our parts, my little guy is sitting down and … [Read more...]

Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return (New Trailer)


I loved watching the Wizard of Oz as a kid.  I can still picture my sister and I singing all the songs and being afraid of the flying monkeys.  Through the years there have been many adaptations of the classic, and to be honest, I still haven't found one that I haven't enjoyed. I was overjoyed when I found out that there was a sequel in the works and that it was going to be an animated feature and … [Read more...]

Join me for the #NowandHere Twitter Party 4/14 8PM EST!

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Now + Here is a new shop featuring the latest fashion that’s popping up in Sears stores nationwide, on and! Now + Here will be bringing us the latest trends every month, and offering fashion tips and advice. To celebrate the kick off, Now + Here is launching a Virtual Fashion Show and a Now + Here Designer Sketch Contest now through April 24th, where you can submit a … [Read more...]

Disneynature’s BEARS in Theaters Everywhere on April 18th & Free Printable Activities Sheets


I look forward to the Disneynature movies whenever they come out.  I couldn't be more excited for BEARS! In 10 days this documentary hits the theaters just in time for Earth Day. In an epic story of breathtaking scale, Disneynature’s new True Life Adventure “Bears” showcases a year in the life of a bear family as two impressionable young cubs are taught life’s most important lessons. Set … [Read more...]

Viactiv Yours & Hers: Build Strong Bones Together #ViactivYoursandHers

My daughter and I

I cried when I found out I was having a daughter. We were led to believe that we were having another boy, so it came as a huge surprise to my husband that we were actually going to have a girl. Somewhere deep down I knew they were wrong and that I was going to have a daughter. I was right and when she confirmed what I believed all along, I lost it. My desire to have a daughter came from my … [Read more...]

Kat Hodson