Seeing Is Believing: Disney Pixar’s Inside Out Shows Your Emotions, and It’s Amazing

INSIDE OUT – Pictured: Joy. ©2015 Disney•Pixar. All Rights Reserved.

  Ok, so I took the kids to our local movie theater the other night for the screening of Disney Pixar’s Inside Out.     WE LOVED IT.   There are a few things you know to expect when you watch a Pixar movie: There will be witty adult humor, there will be a super […]

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


    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. […]

You’re Doing It Wrong: How To Do Laundry Easier, Faster, and More Efficient

making laundry easy with method 4x concentrated laundry detergent

      If you’re like most of us, you know, human adults on the planet earth, there’s a 99.9% chance that you do some sort of LAUNDRY.     If you’re a mom, dad, grandparent, or care giver, there’s a 99.9% chance that you do laundry EVERY DAY. The more children you have, them […]

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 […]

Indulge In Summer Dessert: Dark Chocolate Sea Salt S’mores Cups

Dark Chocolate Sea Salt S'mores Cups

    Chocolate. Graham crackers. Marshmallows.   S’mores have long been a summer favorite dessert, there’s nothing like roasting marshmallows over a campfire and sandwiching them between two graham crackers. I really hope we get the chance to go camping this year, but until then, we can make s’mores right at home!     We […]

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 […]

Dinosaurs Come Back To Life In The Action-Packed Jurassic World Movie! {Giveaway}

Jurassic World Movie, Park Opens June 12, 2015

    RAAAWWWRRRR!   Ok, I probably didn’t sounds so scary, but I bet you would be if a real dinosaur barged into your personal space! The team behind the original 90’s classic movie Jurassic Park are bringing you a thrilling, action-packed film, and it looks better than ever!     Jurassic World takes everything you […]

Wholesome Meals Made Easy: Hearty Chicken, White Bean and Kale Chili

Hearty Chicken, Kale and White Bean Chili Recipe

  What do you do when you want to provide a quality, home cooked meal for your family, but you’re pressed for time? I am partnering with Foster Farms® to share this quick, easy and hearty chicken, white bean and kale chili recipe using simple and natural ingredients –a meal that you can make in a pinch!   […]

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

keep calm youre a great mom mommyGAGA

    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.     […]