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  • freshWeaving Montessori Homeschool Into Our Life {+ Giveaway}
    This Montessori Homeschool post is sponsored by Felt Fun And Games.  All opinions are my own. Not too long ago, I talked about how to have a successful year of homeschooling.  I shared a variety of teaching and learning styles as well as my top 10…
    - 21 hours ago, 18 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • Plum Apple Jelly Recipe {+ Ball Canning Giveaway}
    We’ve been married for almost 15 years, have 5 kids, and live on a farm.  I’ve had a garden for about half of those married years and have tried my hand at several things over the years including canning.  But one thing I had never tried before…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • Nadine West Fashion Subscription Review
    I’m back again with my Nadine West Fashion Subscription Review of package number three!  After years of dragging my feet and avoiding clothing subscriptions, out of fear.  I finally took a leap of faith.  So here I am, a couple months later, rea…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Sep 18, 1:01pm -
  • Fun Games For Kids By Pressman Toy Co. {+ Giveaway}
    On any given day, pretty much year round, you will find my family playing fun games for kids.  We actually start introducing games a young age because I feel they help build life skills.  Which is why I was thrilled to partner with Pressman Toy Com…
    - 6 days ago, 13 Sep 18, 4:42pm -
  • 10 Ways To Get Your Toddler To Sleep Better {+ Step2 TurboCharged Truck Bed Giveaway!}
    Do you struggle with bedtime?  If so, know that you are NOT alone!  As a seasoned parent to five bios as well as foster mom to over 20 foster kids over the years, bedtime is not all sunshine and rainbows.  We’ve been there.  The long drawn out…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Sep 18, 5:42pm -
  • Win a MAM Babies Prize Package!
    September is #NationalBabySafetyMonth. As parents, nothing is more important to us than the safety of our MAM babies. In conjunction with our friends at top baby registry site @Guguguru, we are posting safety tips throughout #JPMABabySafetyMonth to h…
    - 9 days ago, 10 Sep 18, 3:58pm -
  • Returning Baby Shower Gifts to Target

    - 9 days ago, 10 Sep 18, 3:43am -
  • Air Fryer Sriracha Honey BBQ Chicken Recipe
    Have you jumped on the air fryer wagon yet?  They are so popular right now and it’s easy to see why.  While I was a little doubtful at first, I was amazed at how quick it could create a meal for my family.  But not only that.  It actually taste…
    - 12 days ago, 7 Sep 18, 1:00pm -
  • WIN a 5 Person Tent from Wenzel Tent & Gear Co.
    Have you tried tent camping with your kids? Amber at Viva Veltoro has gone a couple times this summer and had a blast in their new tent from Wenzel Tent & Gear Co! She’s sharing all about why you should take your kids tent camping. I’ve partnered…
    - 12 days ago, 7 Sep 18, 2:08am -
  • Britax B-Free Stroller Review
    We were provided a Britax B-Free stroller at no cost to facilitate a review.  Today I’m going to talk about the Britax B-Free, a three-wheeled stroller that is right up my alley. If you’re considering purchasing, I hope my Britax B-Free review h…
    - 13 days ago, 6 Sep 18, 3:15am -

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…
    - 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

  • London Attractions
    London is an exciting place to visit. Once you land at the Heathrow International Airport, there are the palaces, cultural monuments, and historical monuments among others that await you. Tajawal, a travel agency that organizes several flights from D…
    - 16 days ago, 3 Sep 18, 2:20pm -
  • Pest Control Phoenix Valley Services Often Involve a Review of Moisture Levels in a Home
    You might be surprised at how moisture levels can pool up in your home in the Phoenix Valley area. These include moisture levels that might develop in your home due to things like: Excess rains Leaks in a plumbing system Possible water damage relatin…
    - 48 days ago, 2 Aug 18, 3:04pm -
  • 5 Ways To Increase Engagement Online
    It’s hard to separate any business idea from the need for an online presence these days. We’ve discussed turning app ideas into a reality before, and the truth is whether your business idea starts with an app or not, it will probably need one eve…
    - 64 days ago, 17 Jul 18, 5:36pm -
  • 8 Basic Steps On How To Turn Your App Idea Into A Reality
    It can be easy to come up with a good idea for an app, but the difficult part is having to follow through with the idea and finally turning it into a reality. Developing a successful app is not something that could be done as a small side project. It…
    - 72 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 2:19pm -
  • 5 Effective Ways In Dealing With Workplace Bullying
    When you think about bullying, you’re most likely going to associate it with school children, but that’s certainly not the limit. Even adults can be targets of bullying in the workplace and many employers now recognise this, putting in place anti…
    - 72 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 2:17pm -
  • Tips For Growing Businesses
    When new business owners are starting out, they set themselves numerous goals. They often expect rapid brand recognition and growth in their fledgling venture, which is certainly not guaranteed in the business world. There is no definite recipe for a…
    - 97 days ago, 14 Jun 18, 3:33pm -
  • Powering Through The Dip: How To Deal With Business Setbacks
    Entrepreneurship isn’t easy – if it was, cubicle farms everywhere would empty out within a week. At some point, your business will enter a stage Seth Godin calls ‘the dip’. It represents the resistance that will make you want to quit. How do…
    - 6 Jun 18, 2:59pm -
  • What Should You Know About Buying Foreign Property?
    Some of the most popular places to buy international real estate include areas that are beachfront and perhaps less developed, with prices that are currently lower than some of the more well-known world hotspots. For example, maybe you want to send m…
    - 31 May 18, 1:45pm -
  • Why Passion Is Crucial To The Success Of Your Business

    - 23 May 18, 4:55pm -
  • How To Prepare For The Unexpected: Top 5 Tips To Ensure Business Continuity
    It takes a lot of time and effort to build a company from the ground up, but sometimes all it takes is one unfortunate event for everything to fall apart. As every business professional knows, in this day and age of a rise in cyberattacks and other i…
    - 23 Apr 18, 7:57pm -

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 -

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