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  • freshCan You Ditch The Electronics for 24 Hours?
    I’ve shared before how taking part in a traditional Shabbot observance in Israel was a life changing event for me. It was during that time that I came to the realization that we are too busy and too distracted. We are going, going, going. As someon…
    - 16 hours ago, 21 Jun 17, 6:27pm -
  • Amazon Prime Now Discounted For Customers Receiving Government Assistance
    This post was sponsored by Amazon as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. There are a lot of modern conveniences I just can’t imagine having to live without now.  Smartphones, GPS…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 6:13pm -
  • Getting Ready For Summer With Babyganics {+ Giveaway}
    I received Babyganics Products at no cost to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own. When summer hits, our family is out the door!  Being cooped up during Minnesota Winters has us itching for sunshine and sand once Summer finally arrives. …
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 12:19pm -
  • Get Ready for Despicable Me 3 with Hasbro Games!
    This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures. How many of you have kids who are excited to see the brand new Despicable Me 3 movie?! I know my guys are eager! It hits theaters June 30th! Movie Details Illumination, who brought audiences Despic…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Jun 17, 4:00pm -
  • Find Out If You’re the Latest Win It Wednesday Winner (6/14/17 Giveaway)
    Sorry I’m late announcing this! I hope you all had a wonderful Father’s Day weekend! The lucky winner of this giveaway is Andrea Painter! Congratulations Andrea! Please send me a private message on Facebook with your shipping info (address and ph…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Jun 17, 2:33pm -
  • Dry Like Me – Home Of The Smart Way To Potty Train {+ Giveaway}
    Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Dry Like Me toddler training pads.  All opinions are my own.  Some days, I feel like potty training is a battle of the wills. One being my daughters and the other is mine. Who will break first is the question!…
    - 3 days ago, 19 Jun 17, 4:00am -
  • WIN a Step2 Complete Choo Choo Train Combo – USA Edition
    Summer is in full swing and there are SO many fun events and activities to participate in with kids. Amber at Viva Veltoro made a FREE printable summer bucket list with ideas for kids. Her family has been checking off ideas while strolling around in…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Jun 17, 12:15pm -
  • New This Year At Six Flags America – Wonder Woman The Lasso Of Truth!
    This is a sponsored post on behalf of Six Flags of America. All opinions are my own. Wonder Woman is one of the hottest super heroes right now and what better time to celebrate the strongest women in your life than by flying high on adventure and on…
    - 6 days ago, 16 Jun 17, 4:29am -
  • How Shabbat has Changed Our Family {And We’re Not even Jewish}
    It’s been almost 2 years since I visited the beautiful county for Isreal with Vibe Israel. (Time sure does fly by!) When I came home, I wrote about how my family and I decided to begin observing Shabbat. Without resharing everything I shared in th…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Jun 17, 7:27pm -
  • Dr Pepper Brownies Recipe
    This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dr Pepper® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. It’s no secret that I love my sweets. Ice cream, cake, cookies, brownies, it doesn’t matter; I love them all! Recently I decided that I wanted t…
    - 10 days ago, 12 Jun 17, 4:00am -

Baby Giveaways Galore

  • Snowshoeing Mount Liberty and Mount Flume, NH. {4000 Footers}
    On Saturday, March 18th 2017, Monica and I went snowshoeing Mount Liberty and Mount Flume in New Hampshire. These two mountains were #21 and #22 on our list to complete all 48 mountains over 4000...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit…
    - 90 days ago, 24 Mar 17, 11:13am -
  • Weekly Fitness Report {13/02/17}
    I have created this weekly fitness report to keep track of all of my workouts. I really believe in recording your workouts. I find it keeps me accountable and ensures that I exercise to have...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for…
    - 13 Feb 17, 3:07pm -
  • Encourage Child Readers with an Online Log
    Books are hugely important to me. I am an avid reader and my dream is for my sons to love books as much as I do. I read to my boys as often as I can. If they ask me to read to them, I stop whatever I...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we…
    - 10 Feb 17, 1:38pm -
  • Weekly Fitness Report {06/02/17}
    I have created this weekly fitness report to keep track of all of my workouts. I really believe in recording your workouts. I find it keeps me accountable and ensures that I exercise to have...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for…
    - 6 Feb 17, 3:53pm -
  • Weekly Fitness Report {30/01/17}
    I have created this weekly fitness report to keep track of all of my workouts. I really believe in recording your workouts. I find it keeps me accountable and ensures that I exercise to have...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for…
    - 30 Jan 17, 12:35pm -
  • Hiking Mount Jackson, NH in Winter (4000 Footers)
    On Sunday, January 22nd 2017, Monica and I headed out to complete our 20th mountain over 4000 feet in New Hampshire. We started hiking the mountains during the summer of 2014. So we have been working...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we…
    - 27 Jan 17, 12:28pm -
  • Mental Blox 360 3D Building Game REVIEW #LearningResources
    The holidays are right around the corner and if you are still in need of gift ideas, check out the Mental Blox 360 3D Building Game from www.learningresources.com.   Product Description New for...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
    - 13 Dec 16, 5:32pm -
  • Hiking Mount Hancock and South Hancock, NH {4000 Footers}
    My hiking partner, Monica, and I have been steadily working through the list of 48 mountains over 4000 feet in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. For the last three years we have done a hike of...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi…
    - 28 Nov 16, 2:46pm -
  • Alphabet Felt Learning Activity for Kids
        I bring my four-year-old son to a local play group twice a week. They have many toys and crafts for the kids to play with freely. One of the activities is a felt board with felt...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full l…
    - 2 Nov 16, 11:08am -
  • Button Bats – Craft for Kids
    My mother gave me a huge box full of buttons a while ago and I have been excited to try out some new crafts with my kids. This week in anticipation of Halloween we created Button Bats craft for kids....[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we…
    - 21 Oct 16, 10:55am -

Oh So Savvy Mom

  • Spiced Plum Jam Recipe – Sweet and So Delicious!
    Hope you love this Spiced Plum Jam Recipe as much as I do! This post contains affiliate links. Should you choose to purchase through any of these links, just know…you’re awesome.  Until this summer, I never understood the work that comes with ha…
    - 12 Sep 16, 4:12am -
  • Smartphone Savings that Will Also Save Your Sanity – ZTE Grand X Max 2 at Cricket Wireless
    This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of ZTE Grand X Max 2 for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Did you know I just recently switched to android? It’s true. Some say that I’ve gone to the dark side. I say that at last I’ve seen the…
    - 6 Sep 16, 11:05pm -
  • 20 Tasty Low Carb Lunch Recipes!
    Back to school time always seems like a great time to start things fresh. With the recent health issues I’ve been having, it has become even more important that I eat well. While I think in general my diet is pretty good–I don’t eat very much i…
    - 29 Aug 16, 8:51pm -
  • Our Epic Summer Summary – Yellowstone, Beaver Mountain Lodge, and More!
    Long time no see! This summer has been crazy and brutal and wonderful all at the same time. I started out the summer with some annoying health issues. The kind you have when your body is telling you it simply cannot maintain the kind pace you’ve be…
    - 24 Aug 16, 6:57pm -
  • Empowering Kids by Teaching Them to Make their Own School Lunch
    Thank you to Sprout’s and Box Tops for sponsoring this conversation! Happy New School Year! We have had such an amazing summer! I’m not sure I’ve ever packed so much fun into two months before. But..(you knew it was coming, right?) I need some…
    - 15 Aug 16, 5:15pm -
  • I’m Thrilled to be a Generation Graco Blogger! #ExtendTheTrip
    Thanks so much to Graco for sponsoring this announcement! I’m kind of in love with baby gear. Just ask my sisters or my sisters-in-law…or you can just rifle through all the baby gear reviews on my site. LOL I can’t help myself though. I grew u…
    - 29 Jul 16, 7:53pm -
  • Creamy Berry Probiotic Kefir Pops Recipe!
    A big thank you to Smucker’s for sponsoring today’s Probiotic Kefir Pops recipe! My boys have been eating these like crazy this summer! I started making milk kefir for my family a couple years ago. Kefir is a fairly unique probiotic drink. Made f…
    - 17 Jul 16, 12:16pm -
  • Disneyland Tickets Discount! 3 Days Left!
    I know, I know, I’m totally out of my regular schedule with this blog post, but I couldn’t pass up telling you about this sale. Discount Disneyland Tickets! With the price of Disneyland tickets increasing almost as fast as the temperatures in Sou…
    - 24 Jun 16, 4:34pm -
  • Enjoying a Family Vacation in the Algarve
    Summer is finally here and the task has fallen upon you to organize your family vacation, with all the tribulations that it brings! You like a good old fashioned road trip, but the kids aren’t up for all that time in the car. Why not try something…
    - 21 Jun 16, 3:30pm -
  • Easy Product Swaps for a Healthier Life

    - 17 Jun 16, 12:09am -

Ahh Mazing Reviews

Mommy Living the Life of Riley

  • Understanding the Dermaroller (Micro-Needling) Skincare Technique
    If you have skin problems that seem like they will plague you forever, don't give up hope yet. Maybe you’ve tried aesthetic lasers and other laser procedures and you simply haven't found the right treatment yet. One treatment that you could try is…
    - 15 Sep 15, 5:16am -
  • Your Dream Vacation is Within Your Reach
    If you love vacations, it’s worth getting membership in a vacation club such as Royal Holiday to get a wide variety of destinations at affordable prices. When you become a member of a vacation club, you’ll have access to hotels, resorts and cruis…
    - 24 Nov 14, 8:26am -
  • Four Ways to Show Your Love of Vintage at Home
    Thanks to the popularity of the television series "Mad Men," more people now have an interest in mid-century modern and vintage designs than ever before. While these pieces lost popularity during the 1980s and 1990s, its sudden resurgence led to high…
    - 28 Aug 14, 6:11pm -
  • Custom Foam Cushions for Your Home
    Custom foam cushions can do more than serve one piece of furniture in the home. A homeowner who uses their foam cushions the right way can make every part of their home a comfortable place to rest, relax and rejoice in peace.On FurnitureMost furnitur…
    - 19 Aug 14, 7:56am -
  • The Many Benefits of Patios and Pergolas
    Australian residents who want to have patios, pergolas or other outdoor structures installed in their yards will find it beneficial to work with a company that will design and build the structure. Patioliving.com.au is one of the companies in Austral…
    - 22 May 14, 6:14pm -
  • How Best to Choose a Reputable Insurance Company
    In order to better meet their needs, consumers would be well-advised to reevaluate their insurance coverage and company yearly. The reasons for this are that life situations change, and with them insurance needs also change. Many people tend to go wi…
    - 15 Jan 14, 5:53am -
  • Finding the Best Online Canadian Pharmacy is Easy
    As online shopping becomes more and more popular, so does shopping for medication through online pharmacies. Fortunately, it is relatively simple to acquire your medication through a pharmacy via the Internet, and the advantages gained include the fo…
    - 14 Dec 13, 9:22am -
  • Make Sure to Include The Gift of Lights & Snow at TMS in Your Family’s Holiday Celebrations!
    The Gift of Lights & Snow at TMS is one of the most visited holiday parks in North Texas, featuring a drive-thru holiday spectacular light show with over two million LED lights and 600 unique holiday displays across 1.7 miles at Texas Motor Speedway.…
    - 16 Nov 13, 3:59pm -
  • Get a Jump Start on Your New Year’s Health Goals with Sprint, Moto X and Fitbit Flex #SprintMom
    Disclosure:  I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Sprint. I received product samples to facilitate my review.   Now that school is in full swing and the holiday rush is creeping in, life couldn't be any bu…
    - 15 Nov 13, 7:33pm -
  • Give the Gift of Healthy Cooking with a T-fal OptiGrill
    Now that Riley is getting older, I am much more concerned with how healthy we, as a family, are eating.  Meat is a great source of protein and so we include a serving of meat every day in Riley's diet.  Of course, preparation is key in determining…
    - 9 Nov 13, 3:57am -

Mom of Two Little Monkeys

  • How to Make Color Tinted Glass Jars – Vases, Decorative & More!
    SharesMy mother can’t throw away glass jars. So there is a whole shelf in our cup cabinet dedicated to empty jars. It may sound silly but they really have come in handy to have around. For instance, when storing left over soup it takes up much less…
    - 27 Feb 15, 3:42pm -
  • 15 High Protein Dinner Recipes – Getting Lean & Losing Weight
    SharesHigh protein dinner recipes are a must when trying to fuel your body with it’s needed protein requirements. A few months ago, I started lifting weights in addition to my cardio routine and found that getting protein in was one of the hardest…
    - 26 Feb 15, 10:38pm -
  • Easy Tips for Birthday Party Planning on a Budget
    SharesBirthdays are such a special time in a child’s life, they create so many wonderful memories. But when times are tough, it can be stressful to keep your spending in line. If you are birthday party planning on a budget, look no further!  With…
    - 26 Feb 15, 4:04am -
  • Ergobaby Original Baby Carrier Giveaway! {$115 Value}
    SharesThis post is sponsored by Babies “R” Us. All thoughts are my own. The end of a long cold winter can only mean one thing.. Baby season is right around the corner! Shopping for a new baby can be daunting, specially with so many baby products…
    - 23 Feb 15, 11:00am -
  • How the Surface Pro 3 Saved My Sanity While Traveling
    SharesLast month I had the opportunity to take the kids on an all expense paid trip to Florida. Alone. My husband had to work, and was therefore unavailable to travel with me. Since I was determined not to let my kids miss out on this opportunity, I…
    - 22 Feb 15, 9:08pm -
  • Disney Crafts for Children – Savings Jar

    - 19 Feb 15, 3:33pm -
  • Just Between Friends Lees Summit Sales Event Feb 20-22
    Shares This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Just Between Friends of Lee’s Summit all opinions are my own.  What are your plans next weekend? If you are in the Lee’s Summit area, plan to stop by the Just Between Friends of Lee’s…
    - 15 Feb 15, 3:26am -
  • WW Smoothie Mix Recipe – Berries, Vanilla & Protein!
    SharesI’m a big fan of the ww smoothie mix, chocolate and vanilla, and often make them for an afternoon treat or a quick breakfast on the run. They are really delicious, don’t have a nasty aftertaste and they give you 10 grams of protein for the…
    - 11 Feb 15, 8:44pm -
  • Easy Tips to Plan Ahead for a Busy Tomorrow
    SharesWe aren’t really a family of morning people. Many mornings, getting the kids up can be a complete drag! It’s amazing how quickly a normal morning can escalate into a complete disaster when chaos meets grumpiness.  And, as most people reali…
    - 10 Feb 15, 4:12am -
  • What’s Coming in February to Netflix!
    SharesWith two kids that love to be active and on the go, cold weather and it’s sister (flu season), sometimes leave me scrambling for ideas. My son has found himself home sick from school numerous times this year due to illness. When one child is…
    - 7 Feb 15, 3:32am -

Frugal and Fun Mom

  • Disney Beauty and The Beast Partnering With DOGObooks For Summer Reading Prizes!
    A special thank you goes out to Walt Disney Studios for providing this information, a Beauty and the Beast Blu-ray, as well as books to help get my family started on a Summer Reading Adventure. Opinions expressed are that of my own. Not only is…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 5:14pm -
  • Peppa Pig Magnetic Wood Dress Up Box Set and Peppa Pig Jumbo Mega Play Mat Review!
    Fun Learning Life did not receive any compensation for this post, although a contributor did receive items for review. Opinions expressed about the Peppa Pig Jumbo Mega Play Mat and Peppa Pig Magnetic Wood Dress Up Box Set by TCG Toys are that…
    - 4 days ago, 18 Jun 17, 3:20pm -
  • I Might Be A WONDER WOMAN “MOM” If, and Discover the Hero Within Quiz!
    “This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods and SheSpeaks. All opinions are entirely my own.  WONDER WOMAN and all related characters and elements © & ™ DC Comics and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.” Being home with…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Jun 17, 9:11pm -
  • Few of Dad’s Favorite Things – Father’s Day Craft!
    I wanted to make sure the kiddos and I mixed things up a little this Father’s Day, so I left the gift ideas up to them and just helped with putting together an easy Father’s Day Craft. We actually went to the Dollar Tree to brain storm on i…
    - 8 days ago, 14 Jun 17, 3:38pm -
  • Pistachio and Raspberry Freezer Pops!
    With lots of warm weather in the forecast, I found a COOL way to incorporate more produce into my kiddos’ day through fun Freezer Pops! The following Pistachio and Raspberry Freezer Pops are part of a sponsored post on behalf of the Produce…
    - 11 days ago, 11 Jun 17, 9:09pm -
  • Paper Sheep Craft Inspired by Shaun the Sheep: Animal Antics DVD!
    A special thank you goes out to Lionsgate for providing my family with a copy of the Shaun the Sheep: Animal Antics DVD and inspiring this Paper Sheep Craft, opinions expressed are that of my own. Shaun the Sheep: Animal Antics DVD is out on DV…
    - 17 days ago, 5 Jun 17, 3:05pm -
  • Easy Photo Printing at Amazon Prints! Plus Giveaway for $1000 In Amazon Gift Cards!
    Thanks to Amazon for sponsoring this post and providing prizes for the giveaway! Opinions expressed are that of my own. Amazon, Fire and the Amazon Fire TV logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. In December, I had shared the…
    - 25 days ago, 28 May 17, 11:57am -
  • Tips To Help Kids Get Ready For Summer Camp!
    This post was sponsored by Align as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. As we head into the summer, many families will start to send their kiddos off to camp. Whether spendin…
    - 28 days ago, 25 May 17, 1:14pm -
  • 5 Fun PJ Masks Family Activities and PJ MASKS LIVE Tour Dates Set!
    As a PJ Masks Official Blogger, have been provided complimentary products for review and I will also be provided tickets to attend a performance of PJ MASKS LIVE. Opinions expressed in this post are that of my own. Are you a PJ Masks Family? If…
    - 35 days ago, 18 May 17, 1:50pm -
  • Shrimp and Mandarin Orange Wrap With Citrus Vinaigrette!
    “This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Rubbermaid®, a special thank you goes out to Rubbermaid BRILLIANCE for motivating me to create my Shrimp and Mandarin Orange Wrap With Citrus Vinaigrette.” While on vacation in St. Augustine last m…
    - 36 days ago, 17 May 17, 8:59pm -