Giving Back This Summer Is Easy With SUBWAY® Restaurants You Share, We Share!

SUBWAY Tuscan Chicken Sandwich

  We love giving back to our community, so we’re working with SocialMoms and SUBWAY® on a sponsored campaign to share our opinions about a great way to give back with You Share, We Share, their local charitable program.     How do you give back to charitable causes in your community?   I am always […]

5 Ways To Save Money and Pay Cash for Your Child’s College Education

Save money piggy bank

  We all know that an education is the key to a child’s future, but do we know how we’re actually going to get there? I am partnering with ScholarShare to share information about the importance of saving for your child’s college education, and how to do it!     I know for certain that both […]

My Favorite Photos from The Bahia California Dreaming Beach Party of the Decades!

Bahia California Dreaming Beach party of the Decades, sun down over the bay (1)

    Looking for a fun family friendly event in San Diego this summer? Enjoy a beautiful night on Mission Bay at the Bahia Resort’s California Dreaming Beach Party of the Decades! You can bring the whole family, kick off your shoes, enjoy BBQ favorites, a huge clam bake, and dance the night away to some classic American hits from […]

5 Essentials for Your Family Fun Night In: Dinner and A Movie Made Easy!

DiGiornio Pizzeria™ Thin Crust Pizza, eating with family

      What ever happened to a good old fashioned family night in? You know, where you stay home, play board games, overindulge on sweets and pop in a late night movie? It’s been quite a while since we’ve been able to have a family night in, and I have to say that these are […]

Big Crazy Family Adventure: Sharing Life, Travel and Adventure with Your Kids

Big Crazy Family Adventure, Travel Channel, Christine hikes with sons Taj and Bodi, who excitedly skip along a ridge pass while trekking the Zanskar Valley in Ladakh, India

    Travel, family and living my best life are my greatest passions, so I’ve partnered with the Travel Channel and their new show Big Crazy Family Adventure to follow an incredible family and their journey, across the globe, and share my excitement!     You know, traveling and experiencing life with my family is […]

Eat, Exercise, Play: Make Sure The Whole Family Is Totally Taken Care of This Summer

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    What’s your summer routine to make sure your family is happy and healthy? With so many different happenings, I partnered with Listerine and The Motherhood to share what we’re doing to make sure we’re totally taken care of this summer. I received LISTERINE® Brand products and a Walgreens gift card from Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division […]

3 Reasons Dad Needs A GoPro HERO Camera for Father’s Day

GoPro HERO at Best Buy, snow boarding adventures on camera

  Do you know what to get Dad for Father’s Day this year? I am partnering with Best Buy to share the reasons that you should get him a GoPro camera as a gift. STAT. Trust me on this one.     He has a brand new golf set, his initials etched in each club. […]

Summer Fun Outdoors: Oh, To Be A Kid Again!

Cute kids playing on the playground

  It’s SUMMER! I’m partnering with Influence Central and OshKosh B’Gosh to share our summer fun activities right here in our backyard. I received an OshKosh B’Gosh gift card to grab a few summer clothing essentials for the kids, and a promotional item.     It’s official: summer is here.    The kids are out of school, and […]

Have an Active Summer with Nerf, Toys “R” Us and Duracell! {Giveaway}

Father and son play with Nerf dart blaster

  My family had a blast with Nerf and Duracell products, I can’t wait till you see the fun we had! I also received a gift card for the purposes of this post, all opinions are my own.     Warm weather is here and schools are letting out across the country. If you’re looking for […]

The 3 Ways You Know You’re Doing A Good Job As A Parent

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    I hear so many moms (and dads) who express, in various ways, that they *think* they’re not doing enough for their children. By holding a career, hobbies and a social life, so many of us fear that we’re screwing our kids’ lives up when we can’t be their everything, all the time.     […]

Get Your College Savings Match with ScholarShare on National 529 Day!

ScholarShare National 529 Day College Savings Plan Match

  Haven’t opened up a college savings account for your kids? I am partnering with ScholarShare to show you all why you MUST open up a 529 college savings plan for your kids, RIGHT NOW.     As college costs skyrocket year after year, it’s getting tougher for the average family to be able to […]

We Went On A Kindness Safari with KIND at the Los Angeles Zoo!

KIND at the Los Angeles Zoo, close up of giraffes

    My family got the chance to visit the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens on behalf of KIND and Zulily, they’re hosting these Kindness Safaris at zoos nationwide and I am so glad that we got to go!     This was the first time that my kids had ever been to the LA […]