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...]

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...]

Sesame Street Live “Can’t Sop Singing” Is Here in Indy April 25-27 & I Have 4 Tickets to #Giveaway


Get ready Hoosiers, Elmo is back and in full singing mode late this month in Indianapolis.  He is back in Indiana! Join the chorus for this toe tapping, finger snapping musical event! All you need is a song when Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Murray and all of your favorite Sesame Street friends bring the magic of music to life on stages big and small - and right into the audience! The … [Read more...]

Spring Styles are Here From Umi #Giveaway

Umi Shoes

Thats right, spring is finally here!  Finally the snow has melted and it is starting to warm up here in Indy.  With Easter just around the corner I have been updating the kids' wardrobes with fun colorful spring clothes.  If you know me, it usually starts with shoes!  Umi Children's Shoes has a fantastic lineup of kids shoes for spring. Check out some of my favorites: I always have a hard time … [Read more...]

Magic Castle Bounce House Review and #Giveaway (5 Winners)


A huge thank you to Blast Zone for sending us a Magic Castle Bounce House for review.  All opinions are 100% mine! This winter seemed like it was never going to end.  In fact, we still have only had 2 nice days where we could get outside and play as a family.  The long winter made for some boredom and creative thinking to keep the kids occupied and active. Our Blast Zone Magic Castle bounce … [Read more...]

Mega Bloks Hot Wheels Speedsters Review & Giveaway

blue race car

Product provided for purposes of this post.  All opinions are mine My son is at that stage where he is obsessed with race cars.  In fact, he informs me that he is going to be a NASCAR driver when he grows up.  He also loves to create race cars using his blocks.  When we were asked to try out the Mega Bloks Hot Wheels™ build-able play sets we jumped at the chance. Slash through the lane, … [Read more...]

Root Beer Float Fudge #FlavorStory

A taste of root beer fudge

This post is sponsored by McCormick.  All opinions are 100% mine. I am very fortunate to have both a brother and a sister close in age. I always had a playmate growing up that made life a lot of fun.  Summer time was one of my favorite times.  When school was out we would play with the neighborhood kids until my dad whistled for us to come home.  We had so many adventures.  Our adventures kept … [Read more...]

TinyLove Gymini Developlace Play Mat Review & Giveaway


Lola is just about four months now and she is starting to realize that there is a wonderful world around her and she's ready to explore.  Lately her movements are becoming more orchestrated and intentional.  She loves to grab and grasp things.  I like to call her Hercules because girlfriend has a serious grip - especially when it comes to mama's hair.  But she's all about kicking her legs and … [Read more...]

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