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  • WIN a Piece of Little Kids Luggage from Obersee
    Do you have travel plans this winter? Amber at Viva Veltoro is taking her kids to Disney World for the first time and they’re packing carryons with Obersee’s Little Kids Luggage! You can check out her full review and why she and her husband are s…
    - 1 day ago, 22 Jan 18, 5:00am -
  • Frequently Asked Questions That Foster Parents Hear
    I partnered with Joovy and received the Joovy Room to facilitate this post about frequently asked questions that foster parents hear.  All opinions are my own. Have you been thinking about becoming a foster parent?  If you’ve been wondering what…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • WIN a Battery Powered, Heated Hand Muff from Heat Factory USA!
    If you’ve ever spent time outside with kids in winter, you know how frustrating it is to remove your gloves 400 times to help them fix their mittens, boots, or wipe snow off their faces. Amber at Viva Veltoro recently had the chance to review a bat…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 5:00am -
  • How to Support a Spouse Who’s Dieting {When You Aren’t}
    This post about how to support a spouse who’s dieting when you aren’t is sponsored by Medifast Go, however all opinions are my own. Links are affiliate links. It was like 20 degrees this morning but my husband suited up and went outside for jog.…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 8:03pm -
  • 8 Reasons Why You Should Consider Cloth Diapers
    When I was pregnant with my first daughter, I knew I was going to have to find a way to save extra money once she was born. I knew that I wanted to be able to be a stay-at-home mom with her, but that meant the loss of about half of our income, which…
    - 5 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 4:20pm -
  • Boys Room Makeover ~ From Drab To Fab
    I partnered with Lorena Canals and received one of their washable kids rugs to bring you our Boys Room Makeover.  All opinions are my own. Our three boys are 10, 7, and 5.  They’ve been sharing a room for several years now and things were just a…
    - 6 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
  • Saving My Family Money
    As a family of 6 (soon to be 7) we get a lot of questions about how we manage to make things work financially. And, to be honest, it’s not always easy! Saving my family money, wherever and whenever possible has always been a priority of mine. It st…
    - 7 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 6:54pm -
  • How To Build A Nerf Gun Wall {With Easy to Follow Instructions!}
    I’ve always wanted to be the “cool mom”.  You know.  The one who has delicious fresh baked cookies waiting.  And the one who has the “fun house” where kids want to be.   So I’m working on some projects to help reach that status!  An…
    - 7 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 5:00am -
  • What To Expect At Great Wolf Lodge Bloomington, MN
    We received a complimentary stay at the new Great Wolf Lodge Bloomington, MN to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own. Recently, we spent an amazing weekend at the brand new Great Wolf Lodge Bloomington, MN.  This is actually the 15th locat…
    - 8 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 5:00am -
  • Win the New Bobby Flay Fit Cookbook + a FitBit Charge!
    Crown Publishing is partnering with me for a giveaway! This month we’ve been talking a lot about starting off the new year by getting healthier! Focusing on your health can be a number of things, from mental, spiritual, and/or emotional health, to…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 9:22pm -

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

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 -

Frugal and Fun Mom

  • Reasons To Visit Le Macaron With Your Family! {$15 Gift Card Giveaway}
    A special thank you goes out to Rosalie Guillem for hosting my daughter and me at the St. Armands Circle location and introducing us to Le Macaron French Pastries offerings. Opinions expressed are that of my own. Whether you have visited a Le M…
    - 4 days ago, 19 Jan 18, 5:19pm -
  • Friendship Necklaces Craft Inspired By My Little Pony The Movie Blu-Ray and DVD!
    A special thank you goes out to Lionsgate for providing my family a copy of the My Little Pony The Movie Blu-Ray and DVD, film press materials, as well as inspiring this Friendship Necklaces Craft. Opinions expressed are that of my own. If you…
    - 7 days ago, 16 Jan 18, 2:44am -
  • Valentine’s Day Lion Craft and The Lion Guard – The Rise Of Scar DVD Giveaway!
    A special thank you goes out to Disney Home Entertainment for sending my family a copy of The Lion Guard – The Rise Of Scar DVD for review and inspiring this Valentine’s Day Lion Craft. Opinions expressed are those of my own. Does your chil…
    - 7 days ago, 15 Jan 18, 10:31pm -
  • Keeping Warm With The PJ Masks Blanket As Well As Winter Hat and Glove Set!
    A special thank you goes out to PJ Masks for providing my family with PJ Masks Products. Opinions expressed are that of my own. You know you have gotten something pretty special when your preschooler wants to snuggle with a blanket or frequentl…
    - 13 days ago, 10 Jan 18, 3:02pm -
  • LEGO Ninjago Magnet Craft! Plus The LEGO Ninjago Movie Blu-Ray Giveaway!
    A special thank you goes out to Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc. for providing my family with a copy of The LEGO® Ninjago® Movie Blu-Ray and DVD as well as The LEGO Ninjago Movie Coloring Sheet, press materials and giveaway to share with…
    - 14 days ago, 9 Jan 18, 8:00pm -
  • Family Resolutions For A Happy And Healthy New Year!
    The following post about “Family Resolutions For A Happy And Healthy New Year!” is sponsored by Florida KidCare and opinions expressed are that of my own. I usually don’t commit to New Year’s Resolutions only because I am a busy Mom of…
    - 28 days ago, 26 Dec 17, 5:28pm -
  • Fruit Punch Recipe For Easy Holiday Entertaining!
    “This post is sponsored by SheSpeaks, Inc. and Simply Orange Juice Company.​” Have a busy lifestyle and wanting to have entertaining items on hand to be ready for get togethers, or unexpected guests? With all of the activities that come…
    - 31 days ago, 23 Dec 17, 3:03pm -
  • Royal Adventures in TANGLED THE SERIES QUEEN FOR A DAY DVD!
    A special thank you goes out to Disney Home Entertainment for providing my family with TANGLED THE SERIES QUEEN FOR A DAY DVD as well as press materials, opinions expressed are that of my own! Wanting something to entertain the kiddos over Chri…
    - 34 days ago, 20 Dec 17, 12:34am -
  • DUCKTALES WOO-OO DVD, Fun Adventures for Holiday Break!
    A special thank you goes out to Disney Home Entertainment for providing my family with DUCKTALES WOO-OO DVD as well as press materials, opinions expressed are that of my own! Regardless if you are an old school fan of the original or new to the…
    - 34 days ago, 20 Dec 17, 12:17am -
  • LeapFrog LeapPad Ultimate Is An Ideal First Tablet for Kids!
    As a member of the LeapFrog Mom Squad Ambassador program, I receive products, promotional items and educational material to use and share as I see it. However, any opinions expressed by me about LeapFrog LeapPad Ultimate are honest and reflec…
    - 40 days ago, 14 Dec 17, 3:35pm -