For The Love of Twinkies: Frozen Orange Creamsicle Twinkie Pie

Slice of Frozen Creamsicle Pie with Twinkies

I wrote this review while participating in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Twinkies. I received samples and a promotional item to thank me for participating.     Do you all remember the Twinkie scare a few years back where Hostess dared to discontinue the beloved confection? They must have realized that […]

5 Ways To Save on Back-To-School Shopping for Clothes and Supplies

school supplies, flickr, stevendepolo

Prepare for the kids to go back to school on a budget, learn how to get all of the essentials without breaking the bank.       Back to school already?! YES! Walk through any store and you’ll see it, the school supplies have been out for a few weeks. I’m not ready for it. NOPE. […]

5 Child Proof Ways To Protect Your Expensive STUFF

Cracked iPad screen

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf SIMPLR™     How much are your personal electronics, household appliances, jewelry, and general merchandise worth? If you could survey all of the important items in your household, what would be their replacement costs?   iPhone: $500 Refrigerator:  $1,200 Laptop: $600 Dishwasher: $500 Stroller: $200 […]

Gotta Get Away…

Catamaran Boats float on turquoise waters on Icacos Island, Puerto Rico

  Sometimes, you’ve got to just GO.   Leaving the day to day, the stress, the mess. Suppressing the need to be everywhere-ever-present-all-of the-time-for-everyone. This is why traveling is so exhilarating. It’s like getting a new refreshing look at the world and escaping from your reality into someone else’s.    I feel like everyone is […]

Homemade Cherry Pistachio Granola Recipe

Homemade granola with fruit and yogurt

  Ahh, yogurt. Greek, to be exact. With the addition of fruit and granola and honey… such a wonderful breakfast and snack! We love to try all different kinds of combinations, there are so many different fruits, granolas, nuts, and cereals that taste good together. Cherries are the most recent addition to our yogurt bowls, […]

How To Talk To Your Kids About Stranger Danger

never talk to strangers

  I don’t know what hit me, but I found myself awake at 3:30am this morning just thinking. First it was about baseball, my son’s team is in the Pony World Series so we’re at the fields every day and it’s pretty exciting! With tons of other spectators, families, aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents around, […]

Family Adventure in Costa Rica: Stay at Si Como No Resort, Spa and Wildlife Refuge!

Aerial view of the swimming pool with watersilde, Si Como No hotel in Costa Rica

    Have you ever been to Costa Rica? If you haven’t YOU MUST add this country to your bucket list! I have written about my travels to Costa Rica, why you should take your family, a zip line adventure in San Luis, and some stunning photos of Manuel Antonio, one of the top beach tourist areas. […]

Kid Friendly Summer Drinks: Cherry Lime Spritzer Mocktail Recipe

Non Alcoholic Cocktail Recipe, Cherry Lime Spritzer

I have partnered with Socialstars and Sweet’N Low to create some delicious, guilt free goodies that my family can enjoy. Wait till you see what I came up with!         Looking for a family friendly, kid approved summer party drink recipe? How about using some sweet summer flavors combined to make a cool, refreshing beverage? […]

5 Tips to Take Better Pictures of Your Kids With Any Camera

happy little girl upside down

  Face it: EVERYONE is taking pictures of their kids every single day. It’s now easier than ever to capture moments and experiences to share and keep as family memories. I am guilty of taking pictures of my kids wherever we go. I mean, how long are they going to be building drum sets out […]

10 Photos of CARS LAND At Night, Disney’s California Adventure Park

Get your kicks on Route 66, Carsland, Disney's California Adventure

Fan of Disney’s CARS animated movie franchise?     If so, it’s an absolute MUST that you visit Disney’s California Adventure, the home of CARSLAND! Once you step in, you are immersed in the essence of the CARS movies, the whole area is a spitting image full of details and Disney fun! I shared the […]