Umi Children’s Shoes New Fall Styles are Here! #Giveaway

umi fall styles

  I love fall fashion.  It is my favorite time of the year, comfy sweaters, leggings, boots, what more could you ask for.  My very favorite fashion items for fall are shoes.  I'm sure that isn't news to any of my readers.  Every season I love finding the perfect shoes for my kids, and that always includes Umi Children's Shoes.  Each and every pair of Umi shoes I have owned has looked … [Read more...]

Keeping Our Best Friends Healthy with Banfield Pet Hospital #Giveaway


Disclosure:  Banfield Pet Hospital provided me with the information, Optimum Wellness Plan and giveaway.   Meet Brady. This is my eight year old puggle.  He may be lazy, the world's biggest bed hog and unfortunately have the worst dog breath manageable but he's ours, all ours and he really is just the sweetest dog possible.  I had never owned a dog before Brady.  To be honest, I rescued … [Read more...]

Create Custom Disney Photo Books at Snapfish #SnapfishBlogger #Giveaway

Mickey Theme

This post was created in partnership with Snapfish. All opinions are my own. We had a lot of fun memories and trips this summer.  From Caroline's birthday to our latest trip to Grant's Farm, I have taken tons and tons of photos.  One of my favorite ways to remember and display my pictures is with photo books.  We have quite a few of them, but every one of them is special.  I was so excited to … [Read more...]

Huggies® Snug & Dry Plus Diapers and a $50 Gift Card #Giveaway

Snug Dry Plus

 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. We have been loving our Huggies diapers from Costco.  I love that I can buy them in bulk and not have to run to the store every week to buy more.  The Snug & Dry Plus Diapers from Costco are amazing for … [Read more...]

Back to School with Carter’s & $50 Carter’s Gift Card Giveaway

Carters cutie

While this post is sponsored by Carter's and The Motherhood, my love for Carter's is 100% my own!   We are all headed back to school this week!  I can't believe how fast this summer vacation seemed to be.  I'm not sure if I am ready, but I know that at least the kids will be thanks to my most recent trip to Carter's.  Carter’s is holding a 40% off entire store promotion between July 17 and August … [Read more...]

Combat Summer Brain Drain with Go Math! Academy #Giveaway

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This post is sponsored by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.  All opinions are 100% mine.  Summer Brain Drain is something that  I am all too familiar with.  In fact, it is such an issue in our school district that it was one of the main reasons we changed our calendar to shorten our summer break by a couple of weeks.  I have seen past students leave first grade on level and start second grade … [Read more...]

Getting Our Outdoor Living Space Ready for Guests With Pier 1

Pier1 Collage

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Pier 1 Imports. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and to thank me for participating. A couple of weeks ago we had some company over.  I wanted to celebrate their visit with an outdoor party that we combined with my daughters 2nd birthday.  We have been blessed with some great weather so I decided it was … [Read more...]

How to Train Your Dragon 2 in Theaters June 13th ~ Visa Card & Prize Package #Giveaway


  For Mother's Day one of my favorite PR companies sent me a sweet How to Train Your Dragon present that included the DVD version of the first film.  I finally got around to watching it a couple of nights ago.  I loved it!  I am not sitting on the edge of my seat excited for How to Train Your Dragon 2 to hit theaters tomorrow! The thrilling second chapter of the epic HOW TO TRAIN YOUR … [Read more...]

Playtex Beginnings Imagined program


I dreamed of being a parent long before I became one.  When I became pregnant with my son, I was so excited to dream about who my little guy was going to grow up to be.  My daughter shares his stubbornness, but also his curiosity.  They can be the best of friends, or they can fight like cats and dogs.  I have a lot of fun watching them interact.  Being a mom is even more special than I could have … [Read more...]

A Better Pharmacy Experience & $50 Target Gift Card Giveaway!


Content and/or other value provided by our partner, Target. All opinions are my own. I don't think that a week goes by where I don't stop by a Target store.  Target is a one-stop shop where I can get everything from groceries to home decor.  I can even get my photos printed and fill my prescriptions while I shop, a huge timesaver for this busy mom.  Seriously, I can get everything I need … [Read more...]

Kat Hodson